Posts Tagged Men’s track and field

Commonwealth Games gets 1st doping case

This is a Friday, July, 25, 2014 file photo  of Chika Amalaha of Nigeria, as she makes good lift during the  women's 53 kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. Amalaha won the gold medal in the event. The Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth Games and has been provisionally suspended from the games. Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper said Tuesday July 29, 2014 that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after being tested on July 25.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In the first doping scandal of the Commonwealth Games, a 16-year-old female Nigerian weightlifter was provisionally suspended Tuesday after testing positive for banned substances.

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Bailey-Cole wins Commonwealth 100-meter title

Kemar Bailey-Cole of Jamaica looks back after winning the men's 100 meter race  at Hampden Park stadium during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Monday July 28, 2014. (AP Photo/ Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — In Usain Bolt’s absence, training partner Kemar Bailey-Cole collected the first individual gold of his career by winning the 100 meters at the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

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US sweeps 1,600 relays at junior worlds

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Kendall Baisden kicked the final 100 meters and the U.S. women won the 1,600 relay Sunday on the final day of the IAAF junior world championships at Hayward Field.

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After embarrassment, Magnussen wins at Comm Games

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the men's 100m freestyle final at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Sunday July 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Renowned for his bravado, world 100-meter freestyle champion James Magnussen didn’t try to conceal his glee at reasserting his supremacy against a great rival in the pool on Sunday.

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Mo Farah out of Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Double Olympic gold medalist Mo Farah has pulled out of the Commonwealth Games because he has not recovered fully from a recent stomach ailment.

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