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The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has been full of fierce home nations head-to-head battles – creating some great sporting moments and record medal hauls!

Brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee win Gold and Silver in the Triathlon.

Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee

Alistair Brownlee of Team England held off the challenge of his younger brother Jonathan to win in 1hr, 48min, 50sec. Jonathan collected Silver in 1:49:01.

Paddy Barnes takes Boxing Gold

Paddy Barnes

Northern Ireland’s Paddy Barnes successfully defended his Boxing Commonwealth Games title. Barnes is only the fourth boxer in Games history to win more than one Gold medal in the same weight division.

Zoe Smith sets two Games records

Zoe Smith

England’s Zoe Smith won Gold and set two new Commonwealth Games records, with a total of 210kg in the Women's 58kg Weightlifting competition full of drama.

Ross Murdoch breaks Games record

Ross Murdoch

Ross Murdoch of Team Scotland broke the Commonwealth Games record when he won Gold in the 200m Breaststroke Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre. The atmosphere was electric!

Lynsey Sharp wins Silver

Lynsey Sharp

Scotland’s Lynsey Sharp took Silver in the Women’s 800m at Hampden Park. Lynsey had been struck down by illness on the eve of the race.

"Last night, I was so ill overnight, I was in hospital for five hours this morning at the village with a drip in my arm. I said to myself that if I still ran, no matter where I came, I would be proud."

Nicola Adams becomes first Women’s Games Boxing champion

Nicola Adams

England’s Nicola Adams became the first ever women Commonwealth Games Boxing champion, when she took Gold in front of a packed SSE Hydro.

Max Whitlock takes home 5 Golds

Max Whitlock

Max Whitlock of Team England collected an outstanding 5 Gold medals in the Artistic Gymnastics competition. Each performance was executed so stunningly, we couldn’t choose a favourite!

Geraint Thomas wins Road Race

Geraint Thomas

Geraint Thomas became the first Welsh Gold medal winner in the Men’s Road Race. Taking place on the final day of the Games, the event was blighted by heavy rain fall, with 140 cyclists starting the race and only 12 making it to the finishing line.

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