Black Voices In Conversation | Diane Modahl | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “Black Voices In Conversation | Diane Modahl | ITV News” – below is their description. Black Voices In Conversation is a new series of interviews by ITV News to mark Black History Month 2020. Across the UK and Northern Ireland we’ve spoken to groundbreaking individuals from the black … Read more Black Voices In Conversation | Diane Modahl | ITV News

British gymnasts claim they were beaten and starved

British Gymnastics was Monday night reeling from a new child abuse scandal after two women publicly accused its coaches of having bullied, beaten and starved them. Catherine Lyons, a former junior and British champion, and Lisa Mason, an Olympian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, came forward in the wake of Athlete A, a Netflix documentary … Read more British gymnasts claim they were beaten and starved

Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams calls on Met ‘not to always target black people’ | ITV News

The Met Police Force has been forced to defend itself against more allegations of racial profiling, after a Team GB sprint star was stopped and searched. Commonwealth Games gold medallist Bianca Williams and her partner were in their car when they were pulled over by police on Saturday. They told ITV News they were targeted … Read more Team GB sprinter Bianca Williams calls on Met ‘not to always target black people’ | ITV News

The Lockdown Tapes with Callum Johnson (Ep 11)

Callum Johnson speaks to Chris Lloyd on a whole range of subjects from winning Gold at the Commonwealth Games to his regret in swerving the Olympics. ‘The One’ also opens up on his personal tragedy with losing his Father and coming through the other side. The Light-Heavyweight puncher goes over his World Title attempt against … Read more The Lockdown Tapes with Callum Johnson (Ep 11)

Durban stripped of 2022 Commonwealth Games

South African officials have voiced their disappointment after Durban was stripped of the 2022 Commonwealth Games amid financial problems. It would have been the first African city to host an international multi-sport event. But some people in the country see losing the games as a blessing in disguise. Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Durban. … Read more Durban stripped of 2022 Commonwealth Games

Rugby Union: South Africans Test Positive for Methylhexaneamine

South Africa has sent home two of its players from the current Autumn International tour of the Six Nations, as Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson both tested positive for the banned substance methylhexaneamine. Methylhexaneamine is a stimulant that has been known to be present in nasal decongestants, but has also been included on the World … Read more Rugby Union: South Africans Test Positive for Methylhexaneamine

Commonwealth Games: Canada Takes Women’s Individual 29K Cycling Time Trial

Canada have won gold in the women’s individual 29km cycling time trial, with New Zealand and England taking silver and bronze respectively. Tara Whitten took the top spot with a time of 38:59.30. She said: “I knew this course would suit me well. I’m not so good on technical courses, so straight and fast is … Read more Commonwealth Games: Canada Takes Women’s Individual 29K Cycling Time Trial

Commonwealth Games: Women’s 5000m Final – Three Medals for Kenya

Kenya took all three top spots in the women’s 5000m, marking a hat trick for fellow countrywomen Vivian J. Cheruiyot (Gold), Sylvia Jebiwot Kibet (Silver) and Ines Chenonge (Bronze). The ladies will ascend the podium at the Jawaharlal Nehru Sports Complex in Delhi to receive their medals at 19:35 local time. Ms Cheruiyot explained the … Read more Commonwealth Games: Women’s 5000m Final – Three Medals for Kenya

Commonwealth Games: Men’s 1500M Final Results

Silas Kiplagat of Kenya and his compatriot James Kiplangat Magut have taken gold and silver, respectively, at the men’s 1500m final in Delhi. The Commonwealth champions said: “The pace was slow, so I wanted to push the pace. I started sprinting at 200m. Usually I sprint at the 50m but they went slow. The time … Read more Commonwealth Games: Men’s 1500M Final Results

Delhi 2010: Tosin Oke Takes Triple Jump Gold for Nigeria

Nigerian athlete, Tosin Oke, has scooped a gold medal for Nigeria after achieving a triple jump of 17.16 in the 2010 Commonwealth Games at Delhi. Oke used to jump for Britain, starting out with Cambridge Harriers. He has been trained by Guy Spencer and John Herbert, the coach of Phillips Idowu and Jade Johnson. He … Read more Delhi 2010: Tosin Oke Takes Triple Jump Gold for Nigeria

Commonwealth Games: Australia Takes Gold at the Women’s Pole Vault

Australia took gold this morning in the women’s pole vault final. Alana Boyd completed a season’s best of 4.40m to take the top spot at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. She said of the competition: “Of course I’d loved to have jumped 4.55 but hey, I got a medal so I couldn’t have asked … Read more Commonwealth Games: Australia Takes Gold at the Women’s Pole Vault

Commonwealth Games: Men’s 10M Synchro Diving Results

On Tuesday 12th October 2010, Tom Daley and Max Brick took gold for England in the Delhi Commonwealth Games. Daley battled through a triceps injury to get to the final with his diving partner, Max Brick. Brick said of the result: “That’s my first major title. I can’t keep the smile off my face. I’m … Read more Commonwealth Games: Men’s 10M Synchro Diving Results

2010 Commonwealth Games: India Takes First Medals on Home Soil

Nigeria claimed the first gold of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in the women’s 48kg weightlifting competition. India also claimed its first medals of the home tournament, taking both silver and bronze. Position Name Country Result Gold Augustina Nkem Mwaokolo Nigeria 175 Silver Soniya Chanu Ngangbam India 167 Bronze Sandhya Rani Devi Atom … Read more 2010 Commonwealth Games: India Takes First Medals on Home Soil

Fiji Suspended from the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma, announced on 1st September 2009 that the Republic of the Fiji Islands stands fully suspended from membership of the Commonwealth with immediate effect. Fiji had been temporarily suspended from the Commonwealth since a military coup in December 2006, but failure to engage fully with UN and Commonwealth efforts to ensure … Read more Fiji Suspended from the Commonwealth