Commonwealth Games

Seven Network to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia

By Duncan Mackay

The Seven Network will broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFThe Seven Network has followed up their deal earlier this month to broadcast the Olympics by signing a multi-million pound agreement with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to show Gold Coast 2018, it was announced today. 

Lawn bowler Marshall honoured as Team Scotland celebrates Glasgow 2014 success

By Gary Anderson

Alex Marshall has been awarded the Scottish Sportsperson of the Year award for his performances at Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesAlex Marshall has been named Scottish Sportsperson of the Year at a special awards dinner tonight after winning two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games on a day that saw thousands line the streets of Glasgow to pay tribute to the Scotland team on their athletes'parade.

Report claims 93 per cent of Glasgow 2014 spectators believe Scotland "very good" place to visit

By Gary Anderson

A Scottish Government report has claimed that 93 per cent of spectators at Glasgow 2014 indictaed that Scotland was a very good place to visit ©Getty ImagesA report published today by the Scottish Government and partners of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games claims 93 per cent of spectators indicated Scotland was a "very good" place to visit.

Syringes belonging to Indian athletes found in Glasgow 2014 Village but "nothing sinister" claims CGF chief

By Gary Anderson

Syringes were found in the rooms of some members of the Indian team at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesSyringes and needles belonging to athletes from India were found in the Athletes' Village during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games but there is "nothing sinister" about the discovery, according to Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) chief executive, Mike Hooper.

Ugandan Government investigating missing Glasgow 2014 rugby players

By Nick Butler

Two members of the Ugandan rugby sevens team at the Commonwealth Games have failed to return home ©Getty ImagesAn investigation has been launched by the Ugandan Government into two rugby sevens players who have failed to return home following the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. 

Half-a-million meals served, 96 per cent of tickets sold, 3.5 million mentions on social media - Glasgow 2014 in numbers

By Gary Anderson

Fantastic, exciting and fun were the words most commonly used to describe the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games ©Getty ImagesGlasgow 2014 have revealed that 96 per cent of tickets were sold for the Commonwealth Games, while a survey of 20,000 spectators claimed that 91 per cent of fans were satisfied with the event, commonly described as "fantastic, exciting and fun".

Duke of Cambridge thanks staff for "best ever" Commonwealth Games

By Nick Butler

Prince William arriving for his special appearance at the Glasgow 2014 Wrap Party ©Glasgow 2014The Duke of Cambridge has personally thanked Glasgow 2014 staff for delivering the "best ever" Commonwealth Games when making a surprise guest of honour appearance at a special wrap party.

Papua New Guinea weightlifter cleared of sexual assault

By Paul Osborne

Toua Udia has been cleared of sexually assaulting a man in a Tesco toilet ©FacebookPapua New Guinean weightlifter Toua Udia has been cleared of sexually assaulting a man in a Tesco toilet prior to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Scottish Parliament pays tribute to success of Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

The Scottish Parliament has paid tribute to the success of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesScotland's cabinet secretary for Commonwealth Games and Sport, Shona Robison, has today paid tribute to the success of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as the Scottish Parliament reflects on the nation's biggest ever sporting event.

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