Commonwealth Games

LOOK: Commonwealth Games Medals Unveiled

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Sport

The medals which will be awarded to athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have been revealed to the public for the first time. They were ...

CANCELLED: Scotland Won't Be Blowing Up Any Buildings For The Commonwealth Games

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK

Plans to demolish some buildings as part of the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony have been scrapped. Five of Glasgow's most iconic tower blocks,...

Glasgow To Demolish Tower Blocks For Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Who needs fireworks when you have dynamite? Five of Glasgow's most iconic tower blocks, the Red Road flats in the north of the city, are to be blow...

Reasons to Be Cheerful: One, Two and Three

Mark Foster | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

So that was it... 2013, gone and here we are moving swiftly into 2014 - nearly mid-Jan. Now looking up from the Chrismas/New Year holiday, I can see a dazzling year of sport ahead. The Winter Olympics in Sochi, the World Cup in Rio and the Commonwealth Games in the summer... What a year ahead... As a massive football fan who loves watching great football all year round, this is going to be a great summer. For me, I think with all those world class teams that will be there, unexpected things can happen as it often does in knockout competitions. Think of the FA Cup and all the upsets that can produce.

What's 'Exciting' Olympic Champion Jessica?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has announced she is pregnant and will miss this summer's Commonwealth Games. The 27-year-old from S...

Charlotte Meredith

This Looks Familiar... | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 19.08.2013 | UK

Glasgow's Commonwealth Games website is suffering major delays, after the launch of more than a million tickets this morning sent sports fans into a f...

A Week in Barcelona

Mark Foster | Posted 05.10.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Foster

It wasn't a great week for British swimming in terms of medals at the World Championships, only achieving one bronze on the last day from Fran Halsall, so there is much we need to learn and improve on. But it's not all doom and gloom.

Kate And Wills Visit Commonwealth Games Arena

PA | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK

The Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Glasgow wearing a tartan coat to tour one of the venues for events at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Accompanied ...

Fancy More Of This?

PA | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Sport

London would consider a bid to stage the 2022 Commonwealth Games, it has been suggested. On the back of the successful London 2012 Games plus the t...

PICTURES: Clyde The Thistle Is Glasgow's Mascot For Commonwealth Games

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Sport

The mascot for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been revealed as a thistle named after the host city's river. Clyde made a grand entrance...

Bon Accord?

Paul Cockburn | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Politics
Paul Cockburn

For more than 20 years, Dalmarnock's Accord Centre has provided much needed support to disabled adults -- including those with learning difficulties and complex, multiple needs -- and their families and carers, but is set to be demolished to make way for a coach park serving the Commonwealth Games.