Long Jump

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Commonwealth Games 2014: highlights and schedule for day seven in Glasgow

Greg Rutherford faces Chris Tomlinson in the mens long jump Louis Smith features in the gymnastics all-around finals Continue reading... ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 2 reports

SA swimmers make final dive

Team SA's swimmers brought an unusual combination together to earn a final bronze in the pool in the 4 x 100 medley behind England and Australia.Without the services of a specialist backstroker Sebastein Rousseau was called in to utilize his gung-ho determination ... [Published Jacaranda 94.2 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Gowda, Sahana qualify for final rounds; Tintu in semis

Two Indians, including medal prospect Vikas Gowda, made it to the final rounds while Tintu Luka qualified for the semifinals of the athletics competitions at the Commonwealth Games here today.Discus thrower Gowda just made a single attempt, clearing the ... [Published Business Standard India - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Eleanor Patterson nervelessly jumps to final

Eleanor Patterson says she is away with the fairies when she jumps. In a land of Celtic folklore and mythological figures like Nessy it was a good place to be in Glasgow’s athletics stadium.Patterson didn’t bother to look at the big screen. She didn’t ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Mark, Uduaghan, others hail Okagbare

Ignatius Okorocha (Abuja) and Emma Arubi (Warri)Success they say has many fathers, while a loser is an orphan.This best describes the reactions of Nigerians to the feat achieved by Nigeria’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare, after winning  the ongoing ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

What it takes to pass to become naval divers

Nine-week modified BMT National service enlistees who pass the vocational assessment for the Naval Diving Unit do a nine-week modified Basic Military Training. Aside from meeting physical training standards, they must also be able to swim 50m in their ... [Published Asiaone - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Greg Rutherford: how to perform under pressure

London 2012 Olympic long jump champion Greg Rutherford reveals his tips for crushing nerves and delivering a winning performance on competition day – whatever your sport Greg Rutherford knows how to produce a successful performance when it matters most. ... [Published Telegraph - 7 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Through hell and back to become navy's masters of the deep

The navy's combat divers, like the commandos, are among the Singapore Armed Forces' toughest servicemen. Only the fittest are picked for a chance at this elite military vocation, and not everyone survives the rigorous training regime that pushes their ... [Published Asiaone - 10 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Kindy kids stage own Games

Swap the grand grounds of Glasgow for the freshly-mown lawns of Milverton Park and you have a setting suitable for a pint-sized Commonwealth Games celebration.Hokowhitu School students hosted a Games-inspired event for preschoolers from Milverton Kindergarten ... [Published Manawatu Standard - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Test-centred training still an issue in IPPT

While I appreciate the reasons for the changes to the Individual Physical Proficiency Test (IPPT), there were deeper issues left unaddressed.One has to do with the Singapore Armed Forces’ training methods. While there have been some changes in recent ... [Published Today Online - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

TURNER GUTTED AFTER HURDLE ERROR

By Press AssociationPublished: 10:23 EST, 29 July 2014 | Updated: 10:23 EST, 29 July 2014Defending 110 metres hurdles champion Andy Turner crashed out in the heats on day three of athletics action at the Commonwealth Games, but there was smooth progress ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 5 reports

VIDEO: Blessing Okagabare wins Gold Medal

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare made her country proud as she won Commonwealth gold in the women’s 100m on Monday.The 25-year-old grabbed the first of three possible individual titles in Glasgow as she powered to glory in the 100m in a new Games record of ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 29 2014]

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"It was good to finally be able to jump I'd been waiting around for a while. It was a great atmosphere but good to get the jumps done and get straight into a final" Patterson said
"I am disappointed, but a few months ago I didn't think I'd actually be here on the start line" Greene said
He tweeted his frustration on Saturday, saying: "Being in an athletes village is great until the ignorant athletes make more noise than a herd of elephants startled in a china shop." After learning of their shared love of chicken nuggets, Prince Harry cheekily asked the Olympic champion Usain Bolt whether he worked out
...the big moments," explains Rutherford, 27, at a meeting in San Diego in April, and is today hunting gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. "In the long jump we’re in the air for just 0.6 seconds so the whole thing comes and goes super-quick and you have to take your opportunity."

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