Jason Statham Dives In The 1990 Commonwealth Games

In today's edition of "huh, neat": did you know that British actor Jason Statham was a diver back in the motherland who participated in a few Olympic trials? » 8/05/14 5:25pm 8/05/14 5:25pm

Little Boy Eats It While Trying To Run With Commonwealth Games Marathon

The Commonwealth Games are underway in Scotland, as representatives from all the territories of the Queen's realm battle it out in athletic competitions both Olympic and non-Olympic. » 7/28/14 11:30am 7/28/14 11:30am

Hockey Players Photobombed By The Queen Of England

Australian field hockey players Jayde Taylor and Brooke Peris are in Glasgow, Scotland, for the Commonwealth Games, and earlier today posted a photo with an unexpected guest to Twitter. They knew what they were doing, thus making it not a true photobomb, but we'll allow it. Watch out, ladies! She's got morphine! » 7/24/14 12:32pm 7/24/14 12:32pm

This Guy Will Be Representing England In The Marathon

If you've ever been fat, lazy, addicted to cigs and junk food or old, or if you have a job, you might find Steve Way's story inspiring. » 6/07/14 5:18pm 6/07/14 5:18pm

Commonwealth Games: The Tragedy That Keeps On Giving

It turns out the Indian government couldn't even keep track of the number of people killed during construction for the Commonwealth Games. But, you know, totally worth it to beat Antigua AND Barbuda in lawn bowling. [Times of India] » 10/22/10 5:00pm 10/22/10 5:00pm

Australian Team Accused Of Chucking Washing Machine Out Of Window

Solidifying their place as the badasses of international competition, the Australian Commonwealth Games team vandalized a room and threw a washing machine out of an 8th story window at the athletes' village. » 10/15/10 3:15pm 10/15/10 3:15pm

Tiny Athlete Disqualified Over Stepstool

Papua New Guinea's Sapolai Yao — all 4'10" of him — was disqualified in the steeplechase finals of the Commonwealth Games for using a potted plant to clamber over the hurdle. » 10/15/10 12:20pm 10/15/10 12:20pm

People Are Definitely Boning At The Commonwealth Games

The bad news: used condoms are clogging toilets and pipes at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. The good news, according to the organizers: At least people are having safe sex. [Reuters] » 10/07/10 4:30pm 10/07/10 4:30pm

The Vuvuzela Is Back, Baby!

Sales of the Vuvuzela are reportedly skyrocketing in India, meaning that bastard horn will make its reappearance at the Commonwealth Games, which are kind of like the Olympics for countries full of brown people that have an old white lady on their money. » 9/30/10 11:10am 9/30/10 11:10am

This Is What Happens When The Commonwealth Games Are Attacked By…

Newspaper ledes you'll hopefully never see in America: "Fierce langur monkeys and snake charmers have been deployed at several Commonwealth Games venues across New Delhi to try to protect athletes and delegates from simian and reptile attack." [NZH](ViaTom Kolak) » 9/28/10 6:45pm 9/28/10 6:45pm