Faltering Jamaicans give Bolt the Commonwealth blues

Blake “stumbled a little bit”, says Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt in Gold Coast, Australia, after Yohan Blake’s 100m flop on at the Commonwealth Games, when he had to settle for bronze.

Australians celebrate first official day of gay marriage

Two Australian athletes, Commonwealth Games sprinter Craig Burns and his partner, fellow athlete Luke Sullivan, were among the first gay couples in the nation to tie the knot just after midnight on Tuesday following historic marriage equality reforms. The legislation was given royal assent on December 8, with January 9 being the first official day for marriages.