Eric Hollingsworth, head coach of the Australian athletics team at the Commonwealth Games, has been suspended after publicly criticising team captain and Olympic 100 metre hurdles champion Sally Pearson.
Scottish cyclist David Millar has vowed to put aside the disappointment of not being selected for this year's Tour de France by focusing all his attention on succeeding in a blue and white jersey here when the road races begin tomorrow.
Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha has registered the first positive doping test of Glasgow 2014 and, pending the outcome of her B sample, will be stripped of the gold medal she won in the 53 kilogram competition on Friday (July 25).
Zambia are using the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow as a stepping stone to their bigger target of achieving a first Olympic gold medal at Rio 2016, representatives from the Government and National Olympic Committee of Zambia (NOCZ) have said.
A crisis surrounding the Welsh squad at Glasgow 2014 has deepened after Rhys Williams, one of the team's biggest hopes for an athletics medal, withdrew from the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation.
A total of £2.5 million ($4.25 million/€3.15 million) has already been raised to help UNICEF save and change children's lives right across the Commonwealth following the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014 last night.
An extravaganza of music, dance and celebration got the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games off to a spectacular start here at Celtic Park tonight as the people of Glasgow and Scotland put on a party like only they can to start the 20th edition of the Games.