Pendrel, Batty win gold, silver at Commonwealth Games
Canada's Catharine Pendrel has captured gold in the women's mountain bike at the Commonwealth Games. The 33-year-old from Kamloops, B.C., took the lead on the first of six laps at Cathkin Braes Country Park, and never looked back, winning in one hour 39 minutes 29 seconds. Full Story.(Photo: The Canadian Press)
First Doping Case
It was only a matter of time before a doping scandal hit the Commonwealth Games. This time, it involved a 16-year-old female weightlifting gold medallist from Nigeria. Chika Amalaha tested positive after winning the 53-kilogram weight class last Friday, games officials said Tuesday. Full Story.
Audrey Lacroix has won Canada's third swimming gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. The native of Pont-Rouge, Que., won the women's 200-metre butterfly with a time of two minutes 7.61 seconds. Aimee Willmott of England was second in 2:08.07 while Australia's Maddie Groves captured bronze in 2:08.44. Full Story.