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First medals as Glasgow 2014 begins

Kimberley Renicks wins Scotland’s first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow with an impressive victory in the judo at the SECC.

20 hours ago

China media: Abe in Latin America

Is Japan PM visiting Latin America to gain support for a permanent UNSC seat, papers ask.

Yesterday

VIDEO: Judoka makes final despite injury

England judo player Megan Fletcher reaches the -70kg final despite having her face taped up following an injury to her nose.

3 hours ago

Judo cost worth it, say Renicks

Commonwealth champions Kimberley and Louise Renicks say their £25,000 investment in judo has been hard but worth it.

4 hours ago

When time stood still

The story of the watch that survived Hiroshima

2 days ago

Renicks sisters claim golden double

Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks win Scotland’s first golds of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories.

17 hours ago

England win three golds in judo

England claim three Commonwealth Games gold medals during a rewarding night of judo for the home nations in Glasgow.

20 hours ago

VIDEO: Davis triumphs in women’s Judo -57kg

England’s Nekoda Davis defeats Scotland’s Stephanie Inglis scoring a waza-ari throw, followed up with a 25-seconds hold-down to clinch the -57kg title at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

20 hours ago

VIDEO: Kearney claims NI’s first medal

Judo player Lisa Kearney secures Northern Ireland’s first medal of Glasgow 2014 after defeating Audree Francis-Methot in the women’s -52kg bronze medal contest.

21 hours ago

Kearney secures bronze medal for NI

NI’s Lisa Kearney wins a bronze medal in the -52kg women’s judo category after beating Canadian Audree Francis-Methot.

22 hours ago


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