Commonwealth Games

Hampden Park athletics track to be re-laid at Grangemouth Stadium in Falkirk

By Gary Anderson

The temporary track at Hampden Park will have a new home in Falkirk ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe athletics track at Hampden Park used for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games is set to be up-rooted and moved to its new home at Grangemouth Stadium in Falkirk.

Gold Coast can follow Glasgow and transform Commonwealth Games claims Tourism Australia chief

By Gary Anderson

Gold Coast will make the Commonwealth Games claims head of Tourism Australia ©Getty ImagesTourism Australia managing director John O'Sullivan has claimed that Gold Coast will "make" the Commonwealth Games and will do more for the future of the event than it will for the city when it hosts the Games in 2018.

Ten Sports sign television deal to broadcast Gold Coast 2018 in sub-continent

By Duncan Mackay

Ten Sports have signed a dea to broadcast the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast ©CGFAnother television deal has been signed by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for coverage of Gold Coast 2018, with Dubai-based Ten Sports retaining the rights for the sub-continent broadcast rights.

Glasgow 2014 head of sport to join Auckland World Masters Games

By Duncan Mackay

Glasgow 2014 head of sport Greg Warnecke is joining the 2017 World Masters Games in Auckland ©2017 World Masters GamesGreg Warnecke, head of sport at Glasgow 2014, is to join the 2017 World Masters Games in Auckland, it was announced today. 

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. 
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