THE Commonwealth Games aren’t the Olympics, and that doesn’t matter one bit to Anna Meares who led the Australian team into a pumping Celtic Park.

GLASGOW’S track and field program has been dealt a massive blow with track superstar Mo Farah withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games.

AUSSIE squash player Zac Alexander has dramatically departed Glasgow after a successful appeal from fellow player Matthew Karwalski.

WE all remember Matilda the giant Kangaroo. But what about the Fuwa dolls from Beijing? Let’s be frank, some Games mascots have been pretty forgettable.

KURT Tippett is back for Sydney’s clash with Hawthorn as Collingwood makes six changes for its vital clash against Adelaide. SEE ALL THE TEAMS

Poll Archive

Who will win Saturday's all-important Hawthorn-Essendon clash and secure a place in the finals?
Aug 25, 2009

Who will win Saturday's all-important Hawthorn-Essendon clash and secure a place in the finals?

Hawthorn

36.2%

Essendon

56.8%

It will be a draw

7%

Total votes - 315

Who do you think will win the final Ashes Test at the Oval?
Aug 20, 2009

Who do you think will win the final Ashes Test at the Oval?

Australia

61.7%

England

13%

It will be a draw

25.2%

Total votes - 115

Do you think Barry Hall will play Australian Rules Football again?
Jul 08, 2009

Do you think Barry Hall will play Australian Rules Football again?

Yes

27.4%

No

67.8%

Unsure

4.8%

Total votes - 230

Who do you think will win the upcoming Ashes Test cricket series in the UK?
Jun 26, 2009

Who do you think will win the upcoming Ashes Test cricket series in the UK?

Australia

77.6%

England

16.4%

Draw

5.9%

Total votes - 219

Will Dean Laidley coach an AFL team in 2010?
Jun 16, 2009

Will Dean Laidley coach an AFL team in 2010?

Yes

35.2%

No

64.8%

Total votes - 105