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  • Nigerian teenage gold medallist Amalaha fails drugs test

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha, at 16 the youngest female weightlifter to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal, has failed a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Tuesday.
  • Long arm of the law foiled in Glasgow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Catching criminals and lifting weights is all in a day's work for Turks and Caicos Islands' policeman Michael Francois but the strong arm of the law let him down at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. The 29-year-old weightlifter, a...

    Volunteer helps teenage weightlifter find new trainers

    GLASGOW, July 22 (Reuters) - Like most teenagers, Papua New Guinea's Fred Oala wants a new pair of trainers. But unlike most of his friends and contemporaries, the 17-year-old Commonwealth Games weightlifter's need is real, urgent and necessary - and has...

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title

    Lifter of Year Zack Johnson of Spruce Creek lets hair go to win state title
    PORT ORANGE — The long, curly locks that stole the show at the state weightlifting meet are gone. Still flowing is the passion Zack Johnson brings to the sport. The senior heavyweight state champion from Port Orange Spruce Creek is training at...

    Huskies Measuring Up Under Diaco's Training Program

    — New UConn football coach Bob Diaco opened spring practice to the media for the first time Saturday morning. And within that Practice No. 7 — of 15, including the annual Blue-White Spring Game April 12 (3 p.m. Rentschler Field) —...