Seychelles Edward Pothin makes his way towards the finish line in the cycling men's time trial event during the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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Reacting to sensationalistic headlines such as "Ebola Terror at Commonwealth Games" in an English newspaper, officials said Friday that a Sierra Leone cyclist passed tests for the Ebola virus and competed.Mike Hooper, chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, added, "The headlines and the reports were not only sensationalist, but irresponsible".Later, games officials said they had not been told of another Sierra Leone athlete who may have gone missing from the athletes' village, identified as cyclist Mohamed Tholley, who pulled out of the time trial on Thursday and was scheduled to compete in the road race on Saturday.The athlete tested for Ebola was road cyclist Moses Sesay, 32 .
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