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New Zealand's Linda Villumsen went one better than four years ago when she won the gold medal in the women's cycling individual time-trial at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games on Thursday. The silver medallist in New Delhi produced a storming finish to clock 42 minutes 25.46 seconds and pip England's Emma Pooley. Pooley, who is to retire after the Games, had to settle for silver while Australia's Katrin Garfoot took the bronze. The women then gave way to the men's race where reigning Commonwealth Games champion, Scotland’s David Millar was looking to defend that title over the 40km circuit around Glasgow and surrounding areas.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The woes of troubled Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo deepened Thursday as its share price plunged on the Lisbon stock exchange, a day after it reported a record half-year loss of 3.58 billion euros ($4.8 billion).