Glasgow 2014

Scottish Ministers told Atos are "contract killers" as Glasgow 2014 urged to end sponsorship

By Gary Anderson

March 18 - Campaigner Sean Clerkin has called on Glasgow 2014 to drop Atos as a sponsor describing them as "contract killers" ©AFP/Getty ImagesAtos, a leading sponsor of Glasgow 2014, are "contract killers", Scottish Ministers were told today and heard calls for Commonwealth Games organisers to drop the company because they are "not fit" to be associated with the event.

Glasgow 2014 announces CBC/Radio Canada as broadcast partner for Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - CBC/Radio Canada will broadcast coverage of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©CBCNational public broadcaster CBC/Radio Canada will provide coverage of this year's Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in Canada it has been announced.

Queen's Baton Relay to visit more than 400 communities in 40 days on way through Scotland

By Gary Anderson

March 17 - The Queen's Baton Relay will begin its tour around Scotland by visiting capital city Edinburgh on June 14 ©Getty ImagesGlasgow 2014 have revealed the route for the Queen's Baton Relay in Scotland, which will see it visit more than 400 communities in 40 days as it makes its way around the host country on its way to the Opening Ceremony at Celtic Park on July 23.

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.
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