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Child's stirring lap of honour

Scotland's Eilidh Child runs her lap of honour of Hampden Park track after winning silver in the women's 400m hurdles, as the home crowd serenade her with the Proclaimers at Glasgow 2014.

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Eilidh Child comes of age as silver in 400 metres hurdles suffices for Glasgow poster girl

A tale of two silvers and the tale of the poster boy and poster girl of Glasgow 2014. To mark the countdown to the Games, Eilidh Child had posed for photographs on the roof of Hampden Park. Tonight there were moments when she threatened to raise it. Hampden roared and Scotland’s golden girl took silver in the 400 metres hurdles.

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

David Rudisha is a mere mortal after all. The Star Trek fan decimates 800m fields, his rivals clinging on as he turns race after race into a procession. Nijel Amos, the man who had tried to challenge Rudisha at the Olympics and was dragged around on the coat tails of his world-record pace to run a time of 1min 41.73sec, which is tattooed on the forearm of the 20-year-old from Botswana, had a different script.

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Commonwealth Games round-up: Amos stuns Rudisha to take gold in 800m final

Nijel Amos conjured up an incredible late surge in the men's 800m final to dethrone Olympic champion and world record holder David Rudisha in the Commonwealth Games. The 20-year-old, who won silver two years ago behind Rudisha in London, would not be beaten this time and kicked hard down the home straight to sprint clear of his rival. Rudisha has endured an injury ridden couple of years since the Olympics and in the final 100 metres it told as South African, Amos, overtook him to claim gold in...

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Exclusive Interview: Tom Daley on diving, demons, dramas and distractions

This interview appears in the current edition of Sport magazine. Download the free iPad app from the Apple Newsstand, and follow on twitter @sportmaguk Tom Daley is talking to Sport two days after his flight from Shanghai to London made an emergency landing in Russia. From the ground, he posted an image on social media of the plane’s mid-air fuel dump.

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