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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
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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

Commonwealth Games 2014: Botswana’s Nijel Amos leaves David Rudisha in the shade to triumph in 800m final

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

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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

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Athlete produces the run of her life to finish second behind Faith Kibiegon in the 1500m

Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee on their way to winning medals in the mens triathlon

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China builds right-angled running track in time for Communist Party visit

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Usain Bolt dispels the doubts and finally reports for duty

He is only in the relay but remains the Games' biggest draw. So there was a huge sigh of relief when he arrived at last ready to race
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