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Athletics: JADCO admit to errors in Campbell-Brown case

The Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO) has admitted to procedural breaches during its collecting of a sample from two-time 200 metres Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown in 2013. The 31-year-old Jamaican athletics great's sample taken at last May's Jamaica Invitational Meet in Kingston, tested positive for a diuretic HCT and resulted in her being handed a two-year ban by the IAAF, which was overturned in February by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Swimming: Record-equalling seven titles for Le Clos

Olympic gold medalist Chad Le Clos from South Africa won a record-equalling seven titles at the national swimming championships which closed in Durban this weekend. The 21-year-old, who stunned American superstar Michael Phelps to win the 2012 London Games 200-metre butterfly, entered eight events in his home city. And he won the 200m butterfly (1 min 54.56 sec), 200m freestyle (1:48.43), 200m backstroke (1:57.93), 200m individual medley (1:57.94), 100m freestyle (49.38), 100m butterfly (52.14) and 400m individual medley (4:14.81) finals.

Athletics: Australia unveils big squad for Glasgow

The Australian Commonwealth Games Association on Wednesday named 45 athletes for the 2014 showpiece in Glasgow led by reigning 100m Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson. World championship javelin silver medallist Kim Mickle will be vice captain to Pearson who lines up for the 100 metre sprint as well as defending her Commonwealth hurdles crown. Chef de mission and former marathon runner Steve Moneghetti said the number of track and field athletes was expected to at least double before the opening ceremony on July 23.

Australian great Thorpe may not swim again: manager

(Reuters) - Five-times Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe is in a Sydney hospital fighting a "serious" infection and may not swim again, his manager told Australian media late on Tuesday. "It's serious but it's not life-threatening," Thorpe's agent James Erskine told Australian Associated Press. "From a competitive point of view - he will not be swimming competitively again I don't think." (Reporting by Ian Ransom; editing by Justin Palmer; Editing by ...)

Thorpe in intensive care battling infection: reports

(Reuters) - Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe is in intensive care in a Sydney hospital receiving treatment for an infection that could result in him losing the use of his left arm, Australian media reported on Tuesday. The five-times Olympic champion reportedly contracted the bug after surgery at a hospital in Switzerland, where he now lives.

Swimming: Cate Campbell beats sister Bronte for 100m title

World champion Cate Campbell just held off her sister Bronte to win the women's 100-metre freestyle final at the Australian Commonwealth Games trials in Brisbane on Saturday. Campbell (52.68sec) fought off her younger sister (53.02) in a desperate finish to win the Australian title. "Credit where it is due. I thought it was Bronte's night. I came away with the win but she won in all other areas," Cate said. "It was a phenomenal swim. I am over the moon for her."

Swimming: Australian Commonwealth Games trials results

Results of finals Thursday on the third day of the Australian Swimming Championships and Commonwealth Games trials in Brisbane: Men 200m butterfly: 1. Grant Irvine 1:56.23, 2. Mitchell Pratt 1:57.00, 3. Daniel Tranter 1:57.48 100m breaststroke: 1. Christian Sprenger 58.87, 2. Jake Packard 1:01.38, 3. Buster Sykes 1:01.73 Women 50m freestyle: 1. Cate Campbell 24.18, 2. Bronte Campbell 24.58, 3. Melanie Schlanger 24.82 200m breaststroke: 1. Taylor McKeown 2:22.10, 2. Sally Hunter 2:24.91, 3. Tessa Wallace 2:25.29

Cycling: Wiggins to race Tour of Flanders, Gilbert out

Britain's former Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins will race the Tour of Flanders on Sunday for the first time since 2005, his Sky team have confirmed. The 33-year-old who became the first British rider to win the fabled Tour de France in 2012 will also use the race to prepare for the Paris-Roubaix, the following weekend, one of his principle early season objectives. In his only participation to date, he finished 81st nine years ago.

CGames: Australia forecasts 152 medals in Glasgow

Australia is expected to again top the medals table at this year's Glasgow Commonwealth Games, winning up to 152, the Australian Sports Commission predicted Thursday. The federal government-backed ASC made the medal forecasts for each sport based on the current rankings of athletes and teams and what they can realistically be expected to achieve after consultation between each sport and the Australian Institute of Sport.

CGames: Durban and Edmonton declare 2022 interest

Durban laid the ground Monday for a potential Olympic Games bid by announcing its intention to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Neither of the multi-sport events has ever been held in South Africa but Durban indicated it was looking to break the mould by staging the 22nd Commonwealth Games in eight years' time. Monday also saw the Canadian city of Edmonton, host to the 1978 Commonwealth Games and the 2001 outdoor athletics world championships, declare its 2022 interest.
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