Commonwealth Games 2014

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Olympics, World Cups and more: Tom Jenkins' pictures of the decade
The Guardian and Observer sport photographer picks his favourite images from the thousands he shot during the past 10 years

Tom Jenkins

30, Dec, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Sierra Leonean athlete can stay in UK after three-year legal fight
Jimmy Thoronka, who was found sleeping rough a year after competing at Commonwealth Games, granted leave to remain

Haroon Siddique

18, May, 2018 @12:56 PM

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Sierra Leone sprinter Jimmy Thoronka offered UK sports scholarship
Athlete absconded from 2014 Commonwealth games for fear of contracting Ebola at home and ended up sleeping rough in London

Diane Taylor

04, Sep, 2015 @5:00 AM

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Disappearing Glasgow: documenting the demolition of a city's troubled past
A quarter of Glasgow’s high-rises have been demolished in less than 10 years. Throughout that time, Chris Leslie has photographed and filmed the condemned housing schemes of his home city for the Glasgow Renaissance project

Chris Leslie

22, Apr, 2015 @7:27 AM

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Amantle Montsho banned for doping after positive test at Glasgow 2014
Amantle Montsho, Botswana’s former world 400m champion, has been handed a two-year doping ban after testing positive for methylhexaneamine at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Guardian sport

18, Mar, 2015 @10:45 PM

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Siobhan-Marie O’Connor: I’m not going to world championships to be a tourist
The teenage swimmer who made a splash at the Commonwealth Games hopes it was just the start of something big as she looks to Kazan and the 2016 Olympics

Sean Ingle

31, Dec, 2014 @2:40 PM

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The alternative 2014 sports awards: the year’s best gaffes, rows and grasshoppers
2014: the year a baboon chased Luke Donald, Jonathan Pearce nailed technology, and Felix Magath wowed Fulham with his cheese

Observer Sport

27, Dec, 2014 @8:31 PM

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Rugby union in 2014: 10 memorable moments
Robert Kitson on the best, worst and most controversial moments in rugby union this year

Robert Kitson

16, Dec, 2014 @10:05 AM

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Eddie Izzard: Volunteers are the unsung heroes of sport
Volunteering helps boost communities. It’s vital that we keep the spirit of London 2012 alive to allow sport to develop and grow

Eddie Izzard

13, Dec, 2014 @7:00 AM

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2014 Guardian world netball top 10: England's Geva Mentor voted No 1
Goal keeper pips Australia’s Laura Geitz to the top spot after superb year for England and Melbourne Vixens

Luke Williams

26, Nov, 2014 @8:38 PM

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Isobel Pooley knows no high jump limits after record summer
After winning silver medal at the Commonwealth Games, she equalled the British high jump record and now has a two-metre jump in her sights, she tells Simon Burnton

Simon Burnton

04, Oct, 2014 @3:02 PM

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Why sporting events should retire the closing ceremony
Tim Jonze: Usain Bolt wouldn’t sprint around the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury, so why are big-name acts like the Foo Fighters closing sporting events?

Tim Jonze

15, Sep, 2014 @3:42 PM

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