World junior record holder Gabrielle Fa’amausili of New Zealand avenged her defeat to compatriot Bobbi Gichard yesterday as she stormed to 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games gold in the girl’s 50 metres backstroke on a night otherwise dominated by Australian swimmers here.
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Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Karabo Sibanda of Botswana clocked the eighth-fastest time of the year in the men’s youth 400 metres to claim the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games title here today.
Judges at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships must “realise the responsibility they have,” sport's governing body President Bruno Grandi said as the event in Stuttgart got underway today.
Smyth crowned world's fastest Paralympian with victory in race to mark One Year to Go until Rio 2016
Ireland’s Jason Smyth can now officially lay claim to being the fastest Para-athlete in the world as he won the cross-classification 100 metres race held to mark One Year to Go until the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro today.
Cook Islands National Sports and Olympic Committee praises role of Commonwealth Youth Games in athlete development
Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) President Hugh Graham says the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games, currently being held here, are crucial to the sporting development and the future of the Pacific island’s athletes.
Gichard strikes Samoa 2015 gold at expense of compatriot Fa'amausili on opening night of swimming finals
International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Junior Championships bronze medallist Bobbi Gichard of New Zealand struck 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games gold in the women’s 100 metres backstroke by edging compatriot Gabrielle Fa'amausili in a thrilling race on the opening evening of swimming finals here today.
Australian Harding-Delooze wins girl's 1500 metres thriller on action-packed opening day of athletics at Samoa 2015
Australia’s Amy Harding-Delooze produced a superb display to snatch girl’s 1500 metres gold from under the nose of Ugandan Peruth Chemutai on a dramatic opening day of athletics at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.
Atherton crowned women's downhill queen as Bruni takes men's honours at UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships
World number one Rachel Atherton of Britain surged to her third International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships elite women’s downhill title with another stunning performance on the final day of this year’s event in Vallnord, Andorra.
Pyeongchang 2018 President Cho Yang-ho was given the chance to present the Organising Committee’s Olympic Truce Programme after he attended the annual Executive Board Meeting of the International Olympic Truce Foundation (IOTF) at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne.
Congolese National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSC) vice-president Arsene Badia has been elected head of the organisation’s Athletes' Commission, it has been announced.
Five-times champion Roger Federer of Switzerland continued his impressive start at the US Open as he dispatched tricky German Philipp Kohlschreiber to book his place in the fourth round at Flushing Meadows.
Sierra Leone not being allowed to compete at Samoa 2015 "not what anyone wanted", CGF chief executive claims
Sierra Leone not being allowed to compete at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here was "not what anyone wanted", Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg told insidethegames while vowing to help avoid a repeat of the situation at future events.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games officially began here this evening with an entertaining Opening Ceremony which dazzled those in attendance despite a brief technical glitch which caused a minor delay midway through the event.
The Samoan Government has announced a commemorative coin to celebrate the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games, due to get underway with the Opening Ceremony here today, has been released.
Ferrand-Prevot and Schurter take elite cross-country titles at UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships
France’s Pauline Ferrand-Prevot maintained her superb winning streak as she took women’s elite women’s cross-country gold on an action-packed fifth day at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships in Vallnord, Andorra.