Robin Scott-Elliot

Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.

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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in action

Commonwealth Games 2014: It’s love at first sight as Usain Bolt enters the fray

They love a pantomime in Glasgow. This Christmas it’s the Krankies and John Barrowman in Cinderella at the SECC but Christmas has come early for the city this past few weeks and they have had a panto to  go with it.

The players posing in their football kit the day they were enlisted

Hearts, the team that went to war for Britain

Heart of Midlothian started the 1914-1915 season with a 2-0 victory over Celtic after giving their all. The players went on to give even more on a foreign field, many sacrificing their lives for King and country

Eilidh Child embarks on a lap of honour after coming second in the 400m hurdles

Commonwealth Games 2014: Eilidh Child comes of age as silver in 400 metres hurdles suffices for Glasgow poster girl

There was no 'Liz McColgan moment' but Child did not let the occasion get the better of her

Daniel Keatings celebrates his success in the pommel horse

Commonwealth Games 2014: Scotland’s Daniel Keatings pips England's gymnastics pair in the pommel horse

Louis Smith and Max Whitlock were favourites for the event

David Millar is determined to deliver a medal or two as he prepares to pull on the Scotland shirt once again

Commonwealth Games 2014: David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end

The host nation did so much for cyclist after his doping nightmare, now he wants to pay them back with Games success

Max Whitlock competes on the pommel horse on his way to gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: Max Whitlock's gymnastics gold puts down a marker for Rio Olympics

21-year-old ready to take on Kohei Uchimura in 2016

Wales’ Georgia Davies wins gold in the 50m backstroke

Commonwealth Games 2014: Proud day for Britain as home nations enjoy a night to remember in the pool

Ben Proud beats two of Australia’s best young freestylers to snatch dramatic gold in 50m freestyle

Emma Pooley will go for one last cycling medal in the time trial
Jazz Carlin looks simply delighted after her win in the 800m freestyle final

Commonwealth Games 2014: Night of the dragon as Jazz Carlin gives Wales gold in 800m freestyle swim

Rebecca Adlington was poolside to see Carlin finally come good and bring a golden end to two years of frustration

Fran Halsall looks delighted after her superb win in the 50m sprint

Commonwealth Games 2014: Siobhan O’Connor and Fran Halsall’s swimming wins lead British redemption

This has been a meeting dominated by Australia, but they always have come out on top at the Commonwealth Games and always will

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