Team GB’s bobsledding competitors benefit from the same state-of-the art BAE Systems technology that goes into, say, BAE-designed tanks
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Commonwealth Games 2014: David Palmer in double delight as Aussies dominate final day on the squash court

38-year-old teams up with first Rachael Grinham, then Cameron Pilley, to win doubles gold
Usain Bolt plays up to the Glasgow crowd after his gold medal in the relay

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England’s gold medallists Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott pose on the podium after winning the B2 tandem track cycling event during the Commonwealth Games

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Out in front: Bolt powers Jamaica to victory in the anchor leg of the 4x100m

Commonwealth Games 2014: Show stopper Usain Bolt takes giant strides to win 4x100m relay final

Jamaican leads islanders to expected victory but there's a surprise relay win for England too
Clean cut: Philips Odowu looks the part but falls well short of a medal

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phillips Idowu shows no sign of returning to his best

Triple jumper finishes fifth in attempt to exorcise his London misery
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Commonwealth Games 2014: Jo Pavey turns back the years and digs deep to earn 5,000m bronze

Runner joins select band of fortysomethings who have won track-and-field medals at the Games
Eilidh Child embarks on a lap of honour after coming second in the 400m hurdles

Commonwealth Games 2014: Eilidh Child comes of age as silver in 400 metres hurdles suffices for Glasgow poster girl

There was no 'Liz McColgan moment' but Child did not let the occasion get the better of her

Nijel Amos (right) celebrates with bronze medallist Andre Olivier, who is also his training partner

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The king is not dead, just temporarily felled. The world record-holder will be back

England’s Greg Rutherford leaps into the air as he captures the gold medal in the long jump competition inside Hampden Park

Commonwealth Games: Long jumper Greg Rutherford makes golden mark north of the border

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Dai Greene failed to make the 400m hurdles final after a troubled build-up

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Usain Bolt, pictured watching a women's netball match between Jamaica and New Zealand

Usain Bolt denies calling Commonwealth Games 'a bit s***'

Organisers of the Commonwealth Games sought to limit the long-term damage to the competition’s international reputation tonight after the world’s most famous athlete Usain Bolt was reported to have delivered a crushing verdict on his experience there and describing the sporting jamboree as “a bit shit”.

Usain Bolt speaks to reporters in Glasgow

Usain Bolt: I did not say the Commonwealth Games were 'a bit s***'

Jamaican sprint king had appeared to criticise the Glasgow Games

Adam Gemili is all smiles after his time of 10.10sec was good enough to secure silver in the 100m final

Commonwealth Games 2014: Adam Gemili says 100m medal is just the beginning

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Laura Weightman reacts after crossing the finish line in the 1500m

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