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Eilidh Child has urged her Scotland team-mates to stay calm in the face of the nation’s fervour to crown their athletes champions.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Welsh 800m runner Gareth Warburton denies 'knowingly taken any banned substance' after he's suspended for anti-doping offence

Warburton narrowly missed out on a medal in 2010 but looks set to miss this year's Games after being informed of his suspension

Reigning Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton pictured with his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton

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The champion decathlete is happy to be back in London for Sunday’s Anniversary Games ahead of cheerleading for wife Brianne at the Commonwealth Games

Mo Farah plans to compete in the 5,000m and the 10,000m at both Glasgow and Zurich

Commonwealth Games 2014: Mo Farah targets another ‘double double’ gold despite illness scare

The Olympic and world 5,000m and 10,000m champion has fully recovered from an unspecified illness

Mo Farah is a doubt for the Commonwealth Games after being taken ill with abdominal pains

Mo Farah’s marathon training can point to double gold in Glasgow, says Paula Radcliffe

Paula Radcliffe is confident Mo Farah can bounce back from his recent illness to win double Commonwealth gold in Glasgow.

Rude awakening: After not running at all last year, David Rudisha was 2.5sec off his 2012 world record. But he still left the rest trailing in his wake

Glasgow Grand Prix 2014: David Rudisha returning to top form for Commonwealth Games

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