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Boxing: Kristen Fraser first Scottish woman Commonwealth champion

Kristen Fraser posted on Twitter after defeating Ellen Simwaka Kristen Fraser became the first Scottish woman to win a Commonwealth boxing title after defeating Malawi’s Ellen Simwaka in Aberdeen. Fraser took the vacant bantamweight belt…

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Cardiff Half Marathon 2018: Jack Rayner wins inaugural Commonwealth Championships

Jack Rayner’s winning time of 1:00:59 was a new personal best Australian Jack Rayner won the 2018 Cardiff Half Marathon and inaugural Commonwealth Half Marathon Championships on Sunday. Rayner, 22, finished in a personal best…


Jen McIntosh: Former Commonwealth champion retires from shooting

Jen McIntosh won silver and bronze at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Jen McIntosh has retired “with mixed emotions” from shooting. The Scot, 27, won eight gold medals across European Championships, Commonwealth Championships and Commonwealth…


NI loses right to host 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games

Image caption The games bring together young athletes aged 14-18 from the 52 countries of the Commonwealth Northern Ireland has lost the chance to host the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games after it failed to guarantee…


Charles to be next Commonwealth head

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The Queen had given her backing to Prince Charles replacing her as Commonwealth head The Prince of Wales will be the next head of the Commonwealth, the BBC understands. The…



Commonwealth meeting: Leaders to discuss who will success Queen as head

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption The Queen has endorsed Prince Charles to take over her role as head of the Commonwealth Commonwealth leaders will meet behind closed doors later to discuss whether the Prince…


Poll: Brits split on Charles leading Commonwealth

The British public are divided over whether Prince Charles should be the next head of the Commonwealth, a Sky Data poll reveals. Forty-four percent of Britons think the Prince of Wales should take over from…


Queen hints Charles could be next Commonwealth head

The Queen has hinted that Prince Charles could take over from her as head of the Commonwealth. Speaking at the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace on Thursday…



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