Adams wins 1st women's Commonwealth boxing title
Olympic champion Nicola Adams wins 1st women's Commonwealth Games boxing title
Associated Press
2014-08-02 11:22 PM

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Two years after winning the inaugural Olympic title, Nicola Adams on Saturday also become the first female Commonwealth Games boxing champion.

The 31-year-old Adams from England beat Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh in the four-round flyweight contest via a split decision.

It was England's 50th gold in Glasgow, where the team is on course to finish top of the medal standings for the first time since 1986 and end Australia's 20-year Commonwealth dominance.

Later Saturday, Usain Bolt is due to anchor Jamaica 4x100-meter relay team at Hampden Park.

Also, the second failed doing test of the games was announced Saturday. Former world champion Amantle Montsho of Botswana tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine after coming fourth in the women's 400-meter final on Tuesday.

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