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Commonwealth Games

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  • What's new in Great Britain in 2014

    What's new in Great Britain in 2014
    For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014. London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
  • Review: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a stirring bio of Milkha Singh

    Review: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' is a stirring bio of Milkha Singh
    Longer than three hours, it's more marathon than sprint, but director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's epic "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" (Run, Milkha, Run) — about India's legendary track-and-field star Milkha Singh, nicknamed "The Flying Sikh" — is often an...
  • A year late, Crabbers' Tyquon Wilkins is showing his offensive skills

    A year late, Crabbers' Tyquon Wilkins is showing his offensive skills
    HAMPTON — Maybe it was a simple miscommunication. Looking back, Hampton coach Mike Smith prefers the word "mistake." It was last fall, at some point of another Crabbers' playoff season, when longtime assistant Danny Mitchell had a suggestion: Give...
  • Cameroon athletes disappear from Olympic Village

     
    Seven Cameroonian athletes have disappeared from the Olympic Village in London, a Cameroonian official said....
  • Grafton and Jamestown share Bay Rivers All-Sports Trophy by edging Tabb and Lafayette

    Bay Rivers District athletic parity has received considerable ink over the years, but the 2011-12 school year was off-the-hook competitive. Consider: If only one of Tabb's or Lafayette's sports teams had finished a single place higher in the standings...
  • Big news about this year's Commonwealth Games

    Big news about this year's Commonwealth Games
    We are less than two months away from the 23rd annual Commonwealth Games and Thursday, Virginia Amateur Sports made a few announcements about this year's games. Subway was introduced as the new primary sponsor, and once again the event is also drawing...
  • Community news: Glueck places first in Jamestown Sprint Triathlon

    Connie Glueck's first triathlon win couldn't have come at a better place — just down the road from her house in Williamsburg. "It was an awesome feeling crossing the finish line knowing that I was actually the first female," the 48-year-old...
  • Opening Ceremony for the Commonwealth Games

    Opening Ceremony for the Commonwealth Games
    The 23rd annual Commonwealth Games began with a bang tonight. While some events were held as early as April, the main stretch of competition is this weekend. That included Friday's Opening Ceremony inside the Roanoke Civic Center. The games feature...