Maeu Nanai Livi claimed the host nation’s first gold of the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games as he captured the boy’s 85 kilograms title to send the crowd into raptures on the final day of weightlifting competition here.
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Reigning world junior champion Clyde Lewis of Australia breezed to a commanding win in the boy’s 200 metres individual medley to secure his fifth Commonwealth Youth Games gold as swimming action at Samoa drew to a close here this evening.
Rebekah Tiler of England's stunning clean and jerk of 122 kilograms guided her to Commonwealth Youth Games weightlifting glory in the girl’s 69kg category on the third day of competition in the Samoan capital.
New Zealand’s World Junior Championships bronze medallist Bobbi Gichard completed the girl’s 100 and 200 metres backstroke double as she powered to a commanding victory over four laps of the pool on another busy night of swimming finals here.
World youth champion Tarbei pips compatriot Bett to 800m gold on final day of athletics at Samoa 2015
World youth champion Willy Kiplimo Tarbei of Kenya held off a late challenge from compatriot Kipyegon Bett to secure gold in the boy’s 800 metres on the final day of athletics at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.
Malaysian duo Sivasangari Subramaniam and Eain Yow Ng both lived up to their pre-tournament favourites tags to ensure their country swept the girl’s and boy’s singles squash 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games titles here today.
World junior record holder Gabrielle Fa’amausili of New Zealand avenged her defeat to compatriot Bobbi Gichard yesterday as she stormed to 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games gold in the girl’s 50 metres backstroke on a night otherwise dominated by Australian swimmers here.
Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games silver medallist Karabo Sibanda of Botswana clocked the eighth-fastest time of the year in the men’s youth 400 metres to claim the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games title here today.
Gichard strikes Samoa 2015 gold at expense of compatriot Fa'amausili on opening night of swimming finals
International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Junior Championships bronze medallist Bobbi Gichard of New Zealand struck 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games gold in the women’s 100 metres backstroke by edging compatriot Gabrielle Fa'amausili in a thrilling race on the opening evening of swimming finals here today.
Australian Harding-Delooze wins girl's 1500 metres thriller on action-packed opening day of athletics at Samoa 2015
Australia’s Amy Harding-Delooze produced a superb display to snatch girl’s 1500 metres gold from under the nose of Ugandan Peruth Chemutai on a dramatic opening day of athletics at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here today.
Sierra Leone not being allowed to compete at Samoa 2015 "not what anyone wanted", CGF chief executive claims
Sierra Leone not being allowed to compete at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games here was "not what anyone wanted", Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive David Grevemberg told insidethegames while vowing to help avoid a repeat of the situation at future events.
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games officially began here this evening with an entertaining Opening Ceremony which dazzled those in attendance despite a brief technical glitch which caused a minor delay midway through the event.
The Samoan Government has announced a commemorative coin to celebrate the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games, due to get underway with the Opening Ceremony here today, has been released.
St Lucia's withdrawal from hosting 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games "big disappointment", CGF President Martin claims
St Lucia’s withdrawal from hosting the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games was a “big disappointment”, newly-elected Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin said today, while claiming a successful event here will encourage more countries to enter the race to replace the Caribbean nation.
Teams are continuing to arrive here in the Samoan capital ahead of the 5th edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games, which begin with the Opening Ceremony tomorrow and run through to September 11.