As Commonwealth Games kick off, scientists reveal whether humans will EVER run 100m under 9 seconds

It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated events at any athletics competition, and now the heats of the 100 metres have finally kicked off at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The men’s race will see Wales’ Jeremiah Azu take on Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala and Jamaica’s Ackeem Blake, while Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce remains the favourite in … Read more

Kate Middleton and Prince William are joined by Princess Charlotte to watch the Commonwealth Games  

Princess Charlotte was the star of the show today as she joined her parents Prince William and Kate Middleton in Birmingham to cheer athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games. The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, was in high spirits as she arrived at the tournament alongside her husband the Duke, and their seven-year-old daughter, where they … Read more

Commonwealth Games volunteer steals the show during volleyball event with outrageous dance in crocs

Going for gold! Commonwealth Games worker becomes a surprise hit with his VERY flamboyant dance routine while raking sand at the beach volleyballA Commonwealth Games volunteer danced flamboyantly instead of raking sandDan Rae, from London, danced around his sand rake ash he ‘stole the show’Officials for the Commonwealth Games added: ‘The moves are undeniable’ By Chris … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown makes rude gesture at sister Taylor McKeown

Kaylee McKeown has given her sister Taylor the middle finger after winning silver in the 200m medley at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday morning.  The Aussie superstar was backing up just 40 minutes after winning gold in the 200m backstroke and couldn’t quite reel in 15-year-old Canadian sensation Summer McIntosh in the gruelling event.  It … Read more

Kyle Chalmers gestures after winning gold in the 100m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games

Kyle Chalmers has explained his powerful post-race gesture after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games as he continues to lash out at the Australian media.  Chalmers put his fingers to his lips in a gesture that suggested he was silencing his critics after taking gold in the 100m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham … Read more

Lady Louise Windsor, 18, borrows Sophie’s £985 Peter Pilotto gown at Commonwealth Games

James, Viscount Severn, put on an animated display when watching badminton at the Commonwealth Games today, during a rare family outing in Birmingham. The youngster was joined by his parents, Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex, as well as his 18-year-old sister Lady Louise Windsor, who was the picture of elegance in a £985 dress she borrowed from her mother. … Read more

England win FOUR gold medals in gymnastics at Commonwealth Games

England win FOUR gold medals in gymnastics as Jake Jarman steals the show again to claim his third title at Commonwealth Games while Joe Fraser, Courtney Tulloch and Georgia-Mae Fenton also shine in BirminghamEngland added four gymnastics gold medals to their growing tally on MondayJake Jarman won his third gold of the Commonwealth Games with … Read more

Ian Thorpe claims it was ‘no surprise’ Kyle Chalmers pulled out of 100m fly at Commonwealth Games

Ian Thorpe claims it was ‘no surprise’ to see Kyle Chalmers pull out of 100m fly and avoid Cody Simpson showdown at Commonwealth Games – as Aussie legends back swimming star’s decision to focus ‘where it counts’Kyle Chalmers pulled out of the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games Rival Cody Simpson qualified with the fifth-fastest time … Read more

‘It’s the worst feeling’: Australian weightlifter has gold medal taken away at Commonwealth Games 

‘It’s the worst feeling’: Australian weightlifter has gold medal snatched away in controversial circumstances at Commonwealth GamesKyle Bruce looked to have claimed a gold medal in weightlifting for AustraliaBut the title was snatched away from him following a slow-motion replayJudges ruled his elbows had briefly unlocked during the lift  Chris Murray bagged Commonwealth gold for England … Read more

Emotional Chris Murray breaks Commonwealth Games record to win 81kg weightlifting gold

Emotional Chris Murray breaks Commonwealth Games record to win 81kg weightlifting gold… after Australian appeal rejected in controversial finish in BirminghamChris Murray bags Commonwealth gold for England in the 81kg weightlifting The four-time British champion beats Australia’s Kyle Bruce to win event Sets Games record  after lifting 325kg from his snatch and clean and Jerk lifts By Ash … Read more