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Tonight a sensational Closing Ceremony brings the curtain down on what has been an incredible 11 days of world-class sport. But it’s not over yet! Watch those remaining 11 Gold medals fought for in Badminton, Squash, Hockey and Netball, and in Cycling the Road Race takes to the streets of Glasgow.

Glasgow National Hockey Centre will be the battleground for today’s fierce Gold medal showdown between India and Australia, with a Bronze medal play-off between New Zealand and England.

Today is also a big day for Badminton, with tense Finals including the Men’s Singles and Doubles, and Women’s Doubles.

The home-crowd support in the Emirates Arena today will mean a lot to Kirsty Gilmour, the first Scottish women to reach a Commonwealth Games Badminton Final. She’ll face Michelle Li of Canada for Gold. The Mixed Doubles Final will be an all English showdown featuring Chris Langridge and Heather Oliver, and Chris & Gabby Adcock.

In Netball Australia will face arch rival New Zealand in the Gold medal match, after their dynamic midcounters powered them to a 57-42 victory over Jamaica in yesterday’s Semi-finals. This thrilling event will take place in the SSE Hydro, which was transformed overnight after the Boxing Finals were completed.

David Palmer of Australia will have two shots at winning an elusive Commonwealth Games Gold medal when he competes in the Squash Men's Doubles and Mixed Doubles Finals at Scotstoun Sports Campus.

Along with Cameron Pilley, he’ll face Delhi 2010 champions Nick Matthew and Adrian Grant (ENG) in the Men’s Doubles Final. With Rachael Grinham he’ll face Peter Barker and Alison Waters (ENG).

Glasgow Green and the city’s streets will become an action-packed circuit today, with cyclists chasing each other through Glasgow for the final Golds of the Games.

The Cycling Road Race will cover 14km (12 laps for men, 7 laps for women), taking riders along Argyle Street, Buchanan Street and St Vincent Street before carrying on to the west end. They’ll pass through Kelvingrove Park before heading towards the city centre and finish.

Look out for Australia (it tops the overall Commonwealth Games medal table for road racing), Scotland’s David Miller and England’s Lizzie Armitstead – Silver medallist at both Delhi 2010 and London 2012. No tickets are required, so come along and cheer on your favourite athletes!

Don’t forget to keep checking our ticketing availability to see if you can get a last minute slice of the action. Be quick, they won’t last long! 


After the Road Race medals are awarded, all roads lead to Hamden Park – the host of the spectacular Closing Ceremony of the XX Commonwealth Games. This festival of celebration and song will feature 2,000 volunteer performers, lining up alongside global superstar Kylie Minogue and an array of iconic Scottish talents!


It’s the big finale of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, and today Festival 2014 is making sure the city’s visitors have a great send off after an incredible 11-day feast of sport and culture.

There’s still plenty going on at the Merchant City Festival, so come and experience the carnival atmosphere before this year’s celebrations come to an end! Drop by the Family Zone where the Glasgow Roller Derby will showcase their skills with speed skating races, cool jumps over objects (and people!) and tackles with obstacle courses. 

With the Games officially closing tonight, why not step back in time to when the city was officially handed the event from host city Delhi in 2010? The Road from Delhi is a brand-new display at the Riverside Museum, which celebrates both cities sharing the stage at the Delhi 2010 Flag Handover Ceremony in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Find out what else is going on today with our Festival 2014 highlights.

Don’t forget you can keep up to date on sport and festival wherever you are, by downloading our free official ‘My Games’ and ‘My Results’ mobile apps. Find out more.

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