Tag Archives: Commonwealth Games

Priority of national pride

Priority of national pride

With the next tennis Grand Slam scheduled to begin in May, it seems this period may signal a significant stage for    ... more

Transcending thresholds

Transcending thresholds

The Commonwealth Games is soon to commence, and with the competition spanning across twelve days, there may be ample time for    ... more

A focus on the future

With the Six Nations ongoing, and the Carabao Cup recently concluding, it seems these sports may be at the forefront of focus. Yet, another, table    ... more

British Buoyancy

With the FA Cup third round now ongoing, along with the Australian Open and the Darts Masters, it may have been    ... more

Superseding statuses

With the Netball European Championships having recently occurred, it seems this period may signal the most poignant opportunity to debate whether the    ... more

A festive homecoming

2014 has marked a year of homecoming for Scotland. The country’s busy one year programme of events has seen them take    ... more

Game on, Gold Coast

The 20th Commonwealth Games finished in style in Glasgow last week, showing the world what Scotland was made of. However half    ... more

Purple power in the pool

Professional swimmers go through a precise set of superstitious behaviours, tailored diets and pre-race warm-ups before entering the pool. Some athletes    ... more

South Pacific’s newest star

The Pacific island of Kiribati is celebrating a first Commonwealth Games medal after David Katoatau won gold in weightlifting 105kg. Glasgow’s    ... more

Games highlight sporting achievement

On Sunday evening Glasgow officially closed the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Having hosted numerous sporting successes and making productive steps forwards in    ... more

A shared vision becomes reality

Over two billion people, or nearly a third of the world's population, are in the Commonwealth of Nations. Currently over 4,500    ... more

The friendly city welcomes the world

Currently, the eyes of the world are on Glasgow as it hosts the 20th Commonwealth Games. Nicknamed the friendly city, Glasgow    ... more

Games exhibit sporting success

With the big shoes of Danny Boyle's London 2012 Opening Ceremony to fill, Glasgow manfully and enthusiastically opened this years Commonwealth    ... more

Cycling’s pioneering campaign

The past couple of days have seen the UK host the start of the Tour de France, starting in Yorkshire and    ... more

Beauty and brawn, making a difference

Sarah Davies is a beauty pageant queen who is giving the sport of weightlifting new meaning. Before dreams of Commonwealth and    ... more

England hockey building strong Olympic legacy

As the London Olympics passed its one-year anniversary this summer, with it came much discussion over the impact and the hopeful    ... more