29 Jul '14, 2pm

Commonwealth calibration

Commonwealth calibration

Now, this is irrelevant from the perspective of the athlete. For them, a medal is a medal, and all should be celebrated equally – you can only beat the athletes before you, after all. Athletes have the ‘luxury’ of being able to, in a sense, compartmentalize the event before moving on to the next one. Win today, then next week, try to win again. Of course, every athlete is also working within a long-term framework, and so for different athletes, Commonwealth Games participation (and medals) mean different things – compare the reactions of say, Chad le Clos of South Africa who has won five medals in Glasgow to go with five in Delhi in 2010, with the reaction of a young up and coming swimmer who wins their first gold. For the latter, Commonwealth Games is a step along the pathway to the 2016 Olympic games, whereas for Le Clos, it’s the mid-term target on the same journey. The...

Full article: http://sportsscientists.com/2014/07/commonwealth-calibrat...

Tweets

Royal Navy athletes take home medals from Commo...

royalnavy.mod.uk 28 Jul '14, 3pm

I fought like only a Royal Marine Commando knows how, fierce, unforgiving and with brutally swift precision Royal Marine C...

Woman removed from Commonwealth games for flyin...

twitter.com 28 Jul '14, 7pm

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Woman thrown out of Commonwealth pool for havin...

twitter.com 28 Jul '14, 8pm

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Your adidas Moment for 29 July 2014: Joyce Chepkirui wins Commonwealth Games 10,000 meters in final inches! by...

Your adidas Moment for 29 July 2014: Joyce Chep...

runblogrun.com 29 Jul '14, 9pm

In the way that championship distance races are run these days, the first half goes by slow and the second half finishes w...

Lanni Marchant came fourth the Commonwealth Games!

runningmagazine.ca 27 Jul '14, 2pm

Australia also has an outstanding day on the men’s side, seeing Michael Shelly upset a strong Kenyan team to win gold, run...

History of the women's marathon event at the Commonwealth Games can be found here: #Glasgow2014

History of the women's marathon event at the Co...

athleticsweekly.com 26 Jul '14, 5pm

Commonwealth Games: Women’s marathon by Athletics Weekly July 26, 2014 It’s a marathon, not a sprint, as we take a look ba...

Commonwealth Games: Singapore win women's team table tennis gold

Commonwealth Games: Singapore win women's team ...

channelnewsasia.com 27 Jul '14, 1pm

GLASGOW: Singapore beat Malaysia 3-0 in the women's team table tennis final to secure a fourth straight gold in the event ...

#CommonwealthGames: Shooter Jasmine Ser wins Singapore’s fourth gold

#CommonwealthGames: Shooter Jasmine Ser wins Si...

straitstimes.com 29 Jul '14, 11pm

GLASGOW - Singapore clinched its fourth gold medal at the Commonwealth Games early on Wednesday with shooter Jasmine Ser w...

Joseph Schooling wins Singapore's first-ever swimming medal at the #CommonwealthGames. Read

Joseph Schooling wins Singapore's first-ever sw...

straitstimes.com 29 Jul '14, 12am

Years of hard work had boiled down to an outburst of explosive energy as Joseph Schooling powered his way into Singapore s...

Last minute changes made to the coach arrangements in Glasgow during the 2014 Commonwealth Games (23 July-4 August)

Last minute changes made to the coach arrangeme...

route-one.net 27 Jul '14, 4pm

Last minute changes have been made to the coach arrangements in Glasgow during the 2014 Commonwealth Games (23 July-4 Augu...

Commonwealth we better than singapore proud to ...

twitter.com 02 Aug '14, 7am

To bring you Twitter, we and our partners use cookies on our and other websites. Cookies help personalize Twitter content,...

Two things you shouldn’t have missed at the Commonwealth Games 2014:

Two things you shouldn’t have missed at the Com...

mothership.sg 26 Jul '14, 8am

The Commonwealth Games 2014 is currently being held in Glasgow, Scotland. The biggest news for Singaporeans so far is that...

#CommonwealthGames: Britain's Prince Harry joins photobomb craze

#CommonwealthGames: Britain's Prince Harry join...

straitstimes.com 29 Jul '14, 4am

WELLINGTON (AFP) - Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving...

Commonwealth Games Special Preview, courtesy of Alfons Juck, EME News: As part of our coverage, Larry's Excell...

Commonwealth Games Special Preview, courtesy of...

runblogrun.com 26 Jul '14, 7pm

As part of our coverage, Larry's Excellent European adventure will continue in thirty-six hours, as I fly from Eugene, Ore...

When, where and who to watch at the Commonwealth Games

When, where and who to watch at the Commonwealt...

runningmagazine.ca 23 Jul '14, 2pm

The Commonwealth Games are sometimes looked at in certain sports as a sideshow to other international sporting events like...