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2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland

Get the latest updates on Team Singapore athletes and the rest of the sporting action happening at the quadrennial event.

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Commonwealth Games: Joseph Schooling wins Singapore's first swimming medal with silver in 100m butterfly

The 19-year-old created history at Glasgow's Tollcross Swimming Centre when he touched home in a new national record time of 51.69 secs.

GLASGOW (AFP) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games were hailed as "the best ever" on Sunday as the 11-day showpiece came to an emotional conclusion inside a chilly Hampden Park.
SINGAPORE'S men's doubles pair Danny Chrisnanta and Chayut Triyachart clinched a Commonwealth Games silver medal on Sunday, after losing 12-21, 21-12, 21-15 to Malaysia's Tan Wee Kiong and Goh Wei Shem in the final.
Derek Wong landed a Commonwealth Games silver medal for Singapore on Sunday, after he lost 14-21, 21-11, 19-21 to India's Kashyap Parupalli in the badminton men's singles final at the Emirates Arena.
SINGAPORE'S top male badminton player Derek Wong reach the men's singles final at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Saturday, after beating India's R. V. Gurusaidutt 16-21, 21-19, 21-15 at the Emirates Arena.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha faces a hearing before the Commonwealth Games Federation on Friday over her failed drugs test.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Olympic champion Kirani James handed out a comprehensive lesson in one-lap running when he cruised to victory in the 400m in a star-studded track and field session at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Singapore's three top seeds in the mixed doubles in the table tennis all had winning starts to the competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Wednesday.
Singapore clinched its fourth gold medal at the Commonwealth Games early on Wednesday with shooter Jasmine Ser winning the women’s 50m rifle three positions final.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Steven Kari won gold for Papua New Guinea in the men's 94 kilogrammes weightlifting event following a controversial finale at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow on Tuesday.
GLASGOW (AFP) - The top 16 women in the Commonwealth Games table tennis singles competition will launch their quests for gold in Glasgow on Wednesday when they enter at the knockout stage.
Seen as the poorer counterparts to the all-conquering women's squad who won every Commonwealth Games table tennis team gold since 2002, the Singapore men's team are starting to catch up after a 3-1 win over a determined England in the final yesterday.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Nigerian teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women’s 53kg category, the Commonwealth Games Federation announced Tuesday.
WELLINGTON (AFP) - Britain's Prince Harry has followed his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II into the photobomb craze, giving the thumbs up in an image of acclaimed New Zealand rugby sevens coach Gordon Tietjens at the Commonwealth Games.
Years of hard work had boiled down to an outburst of explosive energy as Joseph Schooling powered his way into Singapore sports history by winning the country's first-ever swimming medal at the Commonwealth Games.
GLASGOW (AFP) - Jamaica might not have had Usain Bolt on the starting blocks, but track's biggest star was quick to laud teammate Kemar Bailey-Cole for winning the Caribbean island's third consecutive men's 100m at the Commonwealth Games.