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Test being developed in NZ to uncover sports cheats - New Zealand Doctor Online

Test being developed in NZ to uncover sports cheats - New Zealand Doctor Online | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ Stuff.co.nz Test being developed in NZ to uncover sports cheats New Zealand Doctor Online University of Otago researchers are developing a new test to assist the World Anti-Doping Agency uncover drug cheats in sport.”
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Sports bodies still largely boys' own territory - Stuff.co.nz

Sports bodies still largely boys' own territory - Stuff.co.nz | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ Sports bodies still largely boys' own territory Stuff.co.nz You won't find mention of it in sporting history books or websites but 19 years ago the country's then top sporting body, the Hillary Commission, signed what was intended to be a watershed...”
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NZ sports strategy lacking - sportal.co.nz

NZ sports strategy lacking - sportal.co.nz | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ NZ sports strategy lacking sportal.co.nz As an example of where New Zealand has its sporting development strategy all wrong, the recently released national facilities strategy for aquatic sports hits the mark.”
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IPC backs Glasgow 2014 to stage best ever Commonwealth Games for Para-Sport

IPC backs Glasgow 2014 to stage best ever  Commonwealth Games for Para-Sport | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ Glasgow 2014 has today (Wednesday, 17 April) been backed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) to stage the most successful Para-Sport programme in Commonwealth Games history.”
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Glasgow 2014 - Commonwealth Games

Glasgow 2014 - Commonwealth Games | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
Welcome to the official website of the XX Commonwealth Games, Glasgow 2014. Find out all the latest news and updates on the biggest sporting event of the Commonwealth, plus exciting information on Volunteering and the Queens Baton Relay.
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Usain Bolt available for Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Usain Bolt available for Glasgow Commonwealth Games Subscribe for the latest news from PA: http://bit.ly/RvMVLq Usain Bolt says he is available to run for Jamaica at the Glasgow Commonwealth...
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Airports in call for devolved air passenger tax

Airports in call for devolved air passenger tax | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it

The leaders of three of Scotland's largest airports have joined forces with ministers and tourism chiefs to demand a tax on air travel be devolved before next year's Commonwealth Games and Ryder Cup.


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Sports funding criteria a 'joke' - Stuff.co.nz

Sports funding criteria a 'joke' - Stuff.co.nz | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ Sports funding criteria a 'joke' Stuff.co.nz I am a huge sports fan and will support almost any New Zealand national team. In saying that, I really struggled to get behind Team New Zealand during their recent America's Cup campaign.”
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Which sports deserve our dollars? - Stuff.co.nz

Which sports deserve our dollars? - Stuff.co.nz | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“ Stuff.co.nz Which sports deserve our dollars? Stuff.co.nz There has been much debate about whether or not the $36m that the government gave to Emirates Team New Zealand to help their America's Cup campaign was money well spent.”
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Glasgow 2014 is urged to tackle gay discrimination

Glasgow 2014 is urged to tackle gay discrimination | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
“SCOTLAND must use the Glasgow 2014 Games to raise human rights abuses within the vast majority of Commonwealth countries that outlaw homo­sexuality, campaigners have demanded.”
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In pictures: 50 facts you need to know about the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

In pictures: 50 facts you need to know about the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
AS Glasgow gets ready to host the greatest show on earth, we look at 50 incredible facts you need to know about the Commonwealth Games.
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BBC Planning Live Ultra HD Broadcast of 2014 Commonwealth Games

BBC Planning Live Ultra HD Broadcast of 2014 Commonwealth Games | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
BBC Planning broadcasting Live Ultra HD Broadcast of 2014 Commonwealth Games Hollywood Reporter “Part of the experiment is about how the network can perform when handling such large bit rates in a live environment,” explained Phil Tudor, principal...

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Games boost for vulnerable families

Games boost for vulnerable families | Commonwealth games | Scoop.it
Furniture used by top athletes during the Commonwealth Games is to be distributed to vulnerable families in Glasgow after the event.
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