Plymouth swimmers prepare for the Commonwealth Games
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19-year-old Plymouth swimming sensation Ben Proud is hot favourite to win a second Commonwealth gold in the Tollcross pool this evening.
Proud set a new games record and personal best in the 50m freestyle semi-final last night. He claimed England's first swimming gold of the Games on Friday night in another sprint, the 50m butterfly, as well as a team relay bronze.
Meanwhile, Sophie Taylor became the third England teenager to win a gold medal in the 100m breaststroke. Taylor has been training alongside Proud and the Plymouth Leander swimming team for the last month in the lead up to the Games. She put herself on the national map by storming home ahead of favourite Lorna Tonks of Australia.
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Plymouth's Ben Proud has clinched England's first swimming gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.
He was hotly tipped to top the podium after qualifying for the 50m butterfly final with a season's best time of 23.16 seconds. And he didn't disappoint at the Tollcross swimming centre.
The 19-year-old finished half a stroke ahead of his rival, the veteran south african Ronald Schoeman, recording a time of just 22.93 seconds.
And it wasn't just a gold medal he won. Proud also set a new Commonwealth record and British record as well.
Exeter's Liam Tancock has lost his 100 metre backstroke title.
The 29-year-old, who has returned from a hip injury, had to settle for a bronze medal.
Tancock lost out to fellow Englishman Chris Walker-Hebborn who set a new Commonwealth record with a time of 53.12 seconds.
Two West Country swimmers are hoping to win medals at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight.
Plymouth's Ben Proud is the favourite to win gold in the men's 50metres butterfly having reached the final as the fastest qualifier.
Exeter's Liam Tancock is in contention for a medal in the men's 100metres backstroke.
Plymouth diver Tom Daley has told us he's committed to carrying on in the sport for at least another two years. It comes just 24 hours after it was rumoured he was going to retire to pursue his television career.
In an interview with our sports correspondent Matthias Kurth, he said diving remained his priority - and his ambition was to compete at the next Olympic games in Rio.
Jos Buttler is being tipped as the new star of English cricket after being called into the Test team for the first time for the series with India.
The Taunton-born wicketkeeper will make his debut on Sunday. His potential was first spotted when he attended Kings College in the town.
A man has been sentenced to sixteen months in jail for attacking a referee during a football match in Devon.
Grant Hardwick was convicted of assaulting Don Distin in a game between Torre FC and Asburton Reserves in May this year. Hardwick played for Torre. The team subsequently withdrew from the South Devon League.
There's been early success in the pool for our West Country swimmers at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Plymouth's Ben Proud won his heat in the men's 50metres butterfly to go through to tonight's semi-finals as the fastest qualifier.
Exeter's Liam Tancock qualified for the semi-finals of the men's 100metres backstroke with a second-placed finish in his heat.