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  • Thorpe 'in good spirits' as he fights infection - manager

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe is in "good spirits" in a Sydney hospital as he fights a serious infection and reports that he might lose the use of his arm are "nonsense", his manager said on Wednesday.
  • Lee Chong Wei to play on until 2016 Rio Olympics

    (Reuters) - Malaysia's world number one badminton player Lee Chong Wei has ruled out retirement and decided to carry on for two more years until the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 31-year-old had hinted at retirement earlier this year after...

    Commonwealth Games-Glasgow Commonwealth Games to go off with a bang

    (Reuters) - This year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will literally begin with a bang when tower blocks that have shaped the city's skyline for five decades will be blown up as part of the opening ceremony. Five of the six remaining Red Road blocks of...

    Commonwealth Games organizers plan a massive explosion

    The 2014 Commonwealth Games will start with a bang -- a big bang -- as organizers have announced they will explode five nearby apartment buildings to kick off their opening ceremony. The violent demise of the crumbling, 30-story Red Road towers in...

    Commonwealth Games - Durban and Edmonton to bid for 2022

    (Reuters) - The Canadian city of Edmonton and the South African city of Durban have both formally indicated they plan to bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, officials said on Monday. Prince Tunku Imran, the president of the Commonwealth Games...