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XVIII Melbourne Commonwealth Games

Published: Tue, 02 May 2006 17:25:22 AEST

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Athletes told get out or get new visas

Tue, 25 Apr 2006 11:37:00 AEST

VISITING Commonwealth Games athletes have been warned to leave Australia before their visas expire tomorrow.

Sydney FC slams new Jets coach

Thu, 06 Apr 2006 19:12:00 AEST

NEW Jets coach Nick Theodorakopoulos has hardly had time to settle into his new post at Newcastle, but he's already managed to raise the ire of the A-League champions.

Southby-Halbish retires

Fri, 31 Mar 2006 14:50:00 AEST

ELOISE Southby-Halbish today became the second Australia netball player to announce her retirement in the past week.

Stawell mark tempts Steff

Thu, 30 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

IN A major boost for Stawell Gift organisers, the cream of the crop in Australian sprinting has decided to keep the momentum from the Commonwealth Games going into next month's Easter Gift.

Missing athletes surrender

Wed, 29 Mar 2006 15:38:00 AEST

ALL 14 Sierra Leone athletes who fled the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in a bid to escape being returned to their war-torn country have been allowed to remain temporarily in Australia, officials said today.

Lewis refuses to hand back gold

Wed, 29 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

THE athletics world was split last night following calls from track legend Ron Clarke that Australia's women's 4x400m relay members should give their Commonwealth Games gold medals to England.

Pakistan chops Aziz

Wed, 29 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

PAKISTAN is more likely the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to deal swiftly in banning lip-splitting forward Tariq Aziz for his stick-thuggery at the Commonwealth Games.

Silver star set for Fukuoka

Wed, 29 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

COMMONWEALTH Games silver medal winner Melissa Rollison will have another taste of international competition at this week's world cross-country championships in Fukuoka, Japan.

Hand back medals: Clarke

Tue, 28 Mar 2006 06:43:00 AEST

AUSTRALIA athletics legend Ron Clarke has launched a stunning attack on the women's 4x400m relay team, telling it to "give back their Commonwealth Games gold medals".

Swimmer's spiking claim stands

Tue, 28 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

SWIMMER Joanna Fargus last night insisted her drink had been spiked at a Commonwealth Games nightclub, despite withdrawing an earlier complaint to police.

MCG loses track

Tue, 28 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

HEAVY machinery tore into the $20 million track at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as a 30-day challenge to build a football field roared into life.

Bangladeshi fined for grope

Tue, 28 Mar 2006 00:00:00 AEST

A BANGLADESH pistol shooter who groped a worker in the athletes' village was confused by the Western culture towards women, a court heard yesterday.