Glasgow 2014

Tickets sales for Glasgow 2014 up by 800 per cent in New Zealand

By Gary Anderson

March 15 - New Zealanders are reported to be snapping up tickets for for this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty Images Ticket sales and travel packages to this year's Commonwealth Games are up by 800 per cent on Delhi 2010 according to official ticket agents in New Zealand as Kiwi fans get set to flock to Glasgow this summer.

Fiji reinstated into Commonwealth paving way for Glasgow 2014 participation

By Gary Anderson

March 14 - Fiji flags will be waving at Glasgow 2014 after the country was today reinstated into the Commonwealth ©AFP/Getty ImagesFiji has been reinstated to the Commonwealth of Nations today following a meeting of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, paving the way for Fijian athletes to make their first appearance at the Games in Glasgow since Melbourne 2006.

Hampden Park's Glasgow 2014 transformation gets seal of approval from Ennis-Hill

By Gary Anderson at Hampden Park in Glasgow

March 12 - Hampden Park is being transformed to an athletics venue using what is being dubbed the "Glasgow solution" ©Glasgow 2014Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has given her seal of approval to the transformation taking place here as it undergoes a makeover for its hosting of athletics events at Glasgow 2014.

Scottish swimming star Jamieson helps switch on official countdown clock for Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

March 10 - Michael Jamieson at today's launch of the official countdown clock to Glasgow 2014 at Glasgow Central Train Station ©Glasgow 2014With 135 days to go until the start of the Commonwealth Games, swimmer Michael Jamieson was on hand to formally start the official countdown clock to Glasgow 2014, at the city's Central Train Station.

Commonwealth Games fever takes hold as thousands turn up for Glasgow 2014 uniform launch

By Gary Anderson at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow

March 7 - Clyde and his Clyde-siders sporting the official Glasgow 2014 Games Times uniform which was unveiled today ©Glasgow 2014The Emirates Arena here today witnessed the countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games ratchet up by a considerable number of notches - not to mention decibels - as the venue was packed to capacity for the unveiling of the official Games Time uniform.

Exclusive: Ugandan officials still welcome at Glasgow 2014 despite country passing anti-gay law

By Nick Butler

President Yoweri Museveni signed the anti-gay rights bill last week...but Ugandan officials remain likely to attend Glasgow 2014 ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 4 - Ugandan politicians will still be allowed to attend this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow despite a controversial new law banning homosexuality in the country, Scottish Government officials have confirmed to insidethegames.

Glasgow 2014 urges fans to sport their trainers on Commonwealth Day

By Gary Anderson

March 3 - Glasgow 2014 is calling on young people across the UK to Sport their Trainers on Commonwealth Day ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 organisers are calling on all young fans across the United Kingdom to get out and support the build-up to this year's Commonwealth Games by wearing their trainers on Commonwealth Day next Monday (March 10).

Yonex to provide badminton equipment and services at Glasgow 2014

By Gary Anderson

February 28 - Yonex will provide all equipment and services for the Glasgow 2014 badminton competition at the Emirates Arena ©Glasgow 2014Glasgow 2014 organisers have today announced that Japanese firm Yonex will officially provide all badminton equipment and services at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Glasgow 2014 helps thousands into work, training or apprenticeships - report

By Emily Goddard

More than 4,500 people have found work, training or apprenticeships in Glasgow as a result of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a report has said ©Glasgow City CouncilFebruary 27 - More than 4,500 people have found work, training or apprenticeships in the Scottish city of Glasgow as a result of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, a new report claimed today.
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