Gemili has Jamaica in his sights

Somerset County Gazette: England's Adam Gemili reacts to his silver medal performance in the 100m final

6:29am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Adam Gemili has Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans in his sights after the English sprinter won 100 metres silver at the Commonwealth Games.

Weightlifting rocked by failed test

Somerset County Gazette: Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Games after failing a drugs test (AP)

12:24pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

The future of weightlifting as a core sport in the Commonwealth Games programme has again been thrown into doubt after Nigerian 53kg gold medallist Chika Amalaha tested positive for drugs.

Turner devastated by Glasgow exit

Somerset County Gazette: Andy Turner, centre, crashes out of his heat in the 110m hurdles

12:49pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A "devastated" Andy Turner, the defending 110 metres hurdles champion, admitted he was ready to call time on his career after crashing out in the heats at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park.

Valencia granted work permit

Somerset County Gazette: Enner Valencia has been granted a work permit to join West Ham

2:25pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sam Allardyce has not had much good news of late but he will be delighted that Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has been granted a work permit to complete his move to West Ham.

England poised for gymnastics gold

Somerset County Gazette: England's Louis Smith, Max Whitlock, Nile Wilson and Kristian Thomas wave to the crowd after scoring a total of 266.804

3:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

England's men have all but claimed gymnastics team gold while Scotland are poised to claim their first ever Commonwealth team medal after Tuesday's opening session at the Hydro.

Van Gaal: Shaw not fit enough

Somerset County Gazette: Luke Shaw, centre, has been charged with raising his fitness levels for Manchester United

7:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.

Moeen told to take off wristbands

Somerset County Gazette: Moeen Ali was seen wearing his Gaza wristbands on day two of the third Test against India

10:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Moeen Ali must stop wearing his 'Save Gaza' and 'Free Palestine' wristbands while playing for England, the International Cricket Council has decided.

Broad wickets boost England

Somerset County Gazette: Stuart Broad, left, celebrates taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara

1:20pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Stuart Broad took two wickets on the third morning of the third Investec Test as England began their long haul to try to bowl India out twice at the Ageas Bowl.

Coe pulls out of BBC Trust race

Somerset County Gazette: Sebastian Coe claims he does not have the 'capacity' for the BBC Trust job

8:37am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sebastian Coe has signalled he has pulled out of the race to become the next chairman of the BBC Trust.






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