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Folashade Abugan is the third Nigerian athlete to have failed a drugs test at the Commonwealth Games in India, where she won two silver medals, it was revealed on Friday.

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Commonwealth Games village center of concernsupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 00:39:00

From afar the Commonwealth Games village, where the athletes are supposed to live during the 11-day event, looks clean, bright and fancy, especially compared to some of the other buildings in and around New Delhi.

Commonwealth Games bridge collapses, raises concernsupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 12:19:00

A pedestrian bridge under construction for next month's Commonwealth Games here collapsed Tuesday, officials said, adding to concerns raised about India's preparedness for the international sporting event.

New Delhi launches no peeing in public campaignupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 20:10:00

The Indian capital has launched a campaign to discourage urinating in public places -- a common sight across the country.

India's bustling capital fights for space, workupdated: Mon Nov 09 2009 02:53:00

It's a city jostling for space -- and work.

English lessons for India's rickshaw driversupdated: Wed Sep 16 2009 03:12:00

Indian tourism authorities will be holding English classes for auto-rickshaw drivers in New Delhi as the city prepares to host the Commonwealth Games in 2010.

Construction cranes toppleupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 00:19:00

Construction cranes collapse at a metro rail work site, a day after a subway bridge collapsed at the same location.

Cranes collapse in India at failed bridge siteupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 00:19:00

At least three cranes collapsed at a New Delhi metro rail construction site Monday, a day after a subway bridge collapsed at the same location and killed at least five people.

Metro rail bridge collapse kills 5 in Indiaupdated: Sun Jul 12 2009 07:16:00

A portion of a partially built bridge for New Delhi's metro rail network collapsed Sunday, killing five people and injuring 15, authorities said.

Disgraced Chambers has Bolt in his sightsupdated: Fri May 08 2009 08:51:00

Controversial British sprinter Dwain Chambers has set his sights on a world championships showdown against Usain Bolt in Berlin later this summer.

India's disappearing slumsupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 22:30:00

Are India's efforts to beautify before the commonwealth games leaving some out in the cold? CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

India razes slums, leaves poor homelessupdated: Wed Jan 14 2009 22:30:00

Hanso Devi moved to New Delhi from Rajasthan with just one hope -- to make a better life for herself and her family.

Former world champion Hansen retiresupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 13:28:00

Former world triple jump world champion Ashia Hansen has retired after failing to regain her fitness for the Olympics.

Time.com: India Grapples with Its Gamesupdated: Sun Mar 23 2008 13:00:00

In the shadow of the Beijing Olympics, New Delhi's preparations to stage the 2010 Commonwealth Games are floundering

Injured Powell will miss Sydney GPupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 03:32:00

World 100 meters record holder Asafa Powell has pulled out of the Sydney grand prix athletics meeting on Saturday after cutting a knee.

Glasgow wins vote for 2014 Games updated: Fri Nov 09 2007 11:22:00

Glasgow will stage the 2014 Commonwealth Games after defeating Abuja, Nigeria, 47-24 in the vote at the Games Federation's annual assembly in Colombo.

Ohuruogu gold caps dream comebackupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 03:23:00

Christine Ohuruogu completed a fairytale return to competition to lead home a British one-two in the women's 400 meters at the world athletics championships in Osaka on Wednesday.

India set to host grand prix in 2009updated: Thu Jun 14 2007 06:57:00

Formula One is set to stage a grand prix in 2009, the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) announced on Thursday.

Halifax withdraw bid to host Gamesupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 13:03:00

The Atlantic Canadian city of Halifax withdrew its bid to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Thursday over financial concerns, leaving Glasgow and Nigerian capital Abuja to fight it out to hold the quadrennial event.

Champion Cooke opens with Cup winupdated: Sat Mar 03 2007 06:13:00

World number one and defending World Cup series champion Nicole Cooke from Wales won the opening round of the 2007 World Cup road series in Geelong on Saturday.

British athletics looks to de Vosupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 04:55:00

Niels de Vos, the man who helped rugby club Sale Sharks become champions, has been handed the task of taking British athletics out of the doldrums in time for the 2012 London Olympics.

Pregnant Radcliffe will miss Eurosupdated: Tue Jul 11 2006 08:48:00

World marathon champion Paula Radcliffe will not defend her European 10,000m title in Gothenburg, Sweden, next month because she is expecting a baby in January.

Lenton takes golden count to fiveupdated: Sun Apr 09 2006 15:46:00

Australia's Libby Lenton produced a couple of upsets to take her tally to five golds at the world short course championships -- with two more titles on Sunday's final evening.

Neethling takes short course goldupdated: Wed Apr 05 2006 11:02:00

South Africa's Ryk Neethling rebounded from a below par display at last month's Commonweatth Games to win the men's 200 meters freestyle gold on the first day of the world short course swimming championships in Shanghai.

Radcliffe to miss London Marathonupdated: Mon Apr 03 2006 08:02:00

World record holder Paula Radcliffe has withdrawn from the London Marathon on April 23 because of a foot injury, organizers said on Monday.

Games close in spectacular fashionupdated: Sun Mar 26 2006 09:03:00

The 18th Commonwealth Games closed in Melbourne on Sunday after 12 days of intense competition, drama and emotion between the mostly former British colonies.

Jamaica secure sprint clean sweepupdated: Sat Mar 25 2006 09:00:00

An electrifying burst by world record holder Asafa Powell carried Jamaica to a rare Commonwealth Games clean sweep of sprint titles.

Jepkosgei upstages champion Mutolaupdated: Fri Mar 24 2006 09:18:00

Janeth Jepkosgei upstaged two times champion Maria Mutola to win the 800m Commonwealth title as Kenyans continued to dominate the distance races.

Ohuruogu leads England gold rushupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 14:27:00

Christine Ohuruogu stunned world and Olympic 400 meters champion Tonique Williams as England won three track golds at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday.

Davies strikes swim gold for Walesupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 13:26:00

David Davies gave Wales its first Commonwealth Games swimming gold for 32 years on Tuesday, destroying a proud Australian record for good measure.

Jones sets new breaststroke recordupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 14:02:00

Leisel Jones set the first world record of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, while Papua New Guinea won their first swimming title on Monday.

100m glory for Jamaican sprint duoupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 12:55:00

Asafa Powell and Sheri-Ann Brooks scored a golden 100m double for Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

Powell upstaged by marathon finishupdated: Sun Mar 19 2006 16:28:00

Asafa Powell, the fastest man on earth, made his first appearance on the track, but it was two women marathon runners who brought the Commonwealth Games to life on Sunday.

Swimming duo help Aussies dominateupdated: Sat Mar 18 2006 07:16:00

Libby Lenton and Leisel Jones collected their second gold medals as Australia dominated day three of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Australian cyclists double triumphupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 05:38:00

Anna Meares and Ben Kersten gave Australia a double gold start to the track cycling events at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne on Thursday.

McClatchey halts Lenton's gold bidupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 03:26:00

Australian hope Libby Lenton was on the receiving end of an inspired swim from Scotland's Caitlin McClatchey, who took the first swimming gold of the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

Melbourne Commonwealth Games beginupdated: Wed Mar 15 2006 04:49:00

The 18th Commonwealth Games were officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in a colorful and emotional ceremony at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Powell impresses in Games warm-upupdated: Thu Mar 09 2006 12:53:00

World record holder Asafa Powell shrugged off injury concerns with a strong run at an IAAF world tour event in Melbourne, his final race before the Commonwealth Games.

Radcliffe to miss Melbourne Gamesupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 04:29:00

Long distance running star Paula Radcliffe has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne later this month with a foot injury, her husband and coach Gary Lough said on Tuesday.

Thorpe doubtful for Commonwealth updated: Thu Mar 02 2006 09:16:00

Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe is struggling to shake off a bout of illness that has disrupted his preparations for this month's Commonwealth Games.

Jones breaks another world recordupdated: Fri Feb 03 2006 08:02:00

Leisel Jones broke her second world record in three days, setting a new 100m breaststroke mark at the Australian Commonwealth Games trials in Melbourne.

Jones sets world record in trialsupdated: Wed Feb 01 2006 04:40:00

Leisel Jones demolished her own world record for the women's 200 meters breaststroke at the Australian Commonwealth Games trials in Melbourne on Wednesday.

Coach rapped over 'commando' camp updated: Wed Dec 14 2005 06:00:00

A leading Australian swimming coach has been forced to apologize to his national federation after running a "commando" style training camp involving mock "executions."

Double gold medalist Holmes quitsupdated: Tue Dec 06 2005 05:22:00

Britain's double Olympic gold medal winner Kelly Holmes announced her retirement from athletics on Tuesday, ending hopes that she would run at next March's Commonwealth Games in Melbourne.

Holmes named in England Games teamupdated: Wed Sep 07 2005 10:03:00

Double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes has been named in the England team to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne next February.

IAAF clear Czech duo of wrongdoingupdated: Sat Aug 13 2005 09:01:00

The IAAF have closed their investigation into glocuse injections given to Czech decathletes Roman Sebrle and Tomas Dvorak during the world championships.

Sydney gold medalist Lewis quitsupdated: Wed Jun 29 2005 03:55:00

Britain's gold medal winning heptathlete Denise Lewis has quit athletics after battling injuries since her 2000 triumph in Sydney.

Gebrselassie switching to marathonupdated: Thu Jul 29 2004 11:52:00

Olympic 10,000 meters champion Haile Gebrselassie will run his last track race at next month's Athens Games before stepping up to the marathon permanently.

Rusty Radcliffe agrees track dateupdated: Thu May 13 2004 08:56:00

Paula Radcliffe, the women's marathon world record holder, will return to the track for the first time in two years at Gateshead, England, next month.

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