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National Honours: Stakeholders Fault FG'S Snub Of Toriola’s

AS the federal government honoured selected athletes with national honours on Monday in Abuja, sports stakeholders believe the exploits of table tennis’ star, Segun Toriola and others should also be considered for recognition. 561 more words

Nigeria

Abhinav Bindra: What he said, really meant and definitely didn't

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Abhinav Bindra

What he said:

“In shooting, you need to be dumb. You people think differently, but I’m telling you that I have become dumb.

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Sports

Catharine Pendrel returns to the top of the world

Catharine Pendrel is on top of the world again.

The Olympic mountain biker won gold in the elite women’s field at the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships on Saturday in Hafjell, Norway. 281 more words

Coach of 17 Year Old Chika Amalaha Reveals Why She Tested Positive to Drugs

17 year old Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha made Nigeria proud as the first athlete to win gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, UK. 116 more words

Scandal

Diary of a Gym Nerd: The Commonwealth Games

As a website for fans by fans, we know how exciting it is when we get to attend a competition. Whether it’s a J.O. invitational or a major international meet, there’s always something thrilling about walking into a high school gym, a conference center, or a huge arena to see the athletes up close and personal. 848 more words

Canada

Commonwealth Games 2014 - India Happy With Top-5 Finish in Glasgow, Scotland

The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) were held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014. There are 71 participating nations at the 2014 Commonwealth Games with approximately 4,950 competing athletes, making it one of the largest Commonwealth Games staged to date.

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General Knowledge

AIBA President: ‘Commonwealth Games 2014 Success Underlines Progress We’re Making’

The boxing competition of the 2014 Commonwealth Games ended in Glasgow showcasing the excitement and underlining the progress being made by the International Boxing Association (AIBA). 262 more words

Boxing