The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.
COMM GAMES: The highlights of the #Glasgow2014 #Commonwealth Games from a distinctly Aussie Olympic point of view.
COMM GAMES SWIMMING: The penultimate night of swimming finals started and finished in emphatic fashion with a clean sweep of both the men’s 200m backstroke and the women’s 100m freestyle.
Australian sprinters James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy and Tommaso D’Orsogna have produced a clean sweep of the men’s 100m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games
COMM GAMES SWIMMING: Australia’s 4x100m freestyle relay team of Bronte Campbell, Melanie Schlanger, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell have broken the world record
AOC: Olympic medallists Kim Crow and Libby Trickett believe mixed gender events promote equality, collaboration and a spirit of mutual respect but have opposing views on their inclusion to the Olympic program.
SWIMMING: Former world record holder Eamon Sullivan has retired from competitive swimming because of an ongoing shoulder injury.
TEAM: The Opening Ceremony fireworks may be on the horizon, but the one month countdown to the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games will be no party.
SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand, on behalf of the board and the Australian swimming community, has congratulated Ian Thorpe, on his courageous interview with Sir Michael Parkinson on Network Ten last night.
TEAM: Australian youth athletes are travelling to the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing with a wealth of knowledge and experience behind them in the form of Olympic coaches and mentors.