Sport Usain Bolt plays up to the Glasgow crowd after his gold medal in the relay
Thrilling competition, huge crowds and millions watching at home prove relevance of Commonwealths... and leave a smile over host city
Kylie performs during the 2014 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony at Hampden Park, Glasgow

Commonwealth Games 2014 closing ceremony: Glorious Glasgow will be remembered for sunshine, full stadiums and no boos for the English

The First Minister said the Games were ‘the best and friendliest ever’. Hear hear, says Jonathan Brown

The Commonwealth Games were piped out in Glasgow last night

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony 2014: Glasgow's big hearted night out to say farewell

Closing time in Glasgow might once have been thought of as a perilous affair.

England’s Peter Barker and Alison Waters (red kit) were beaten by David Palmer and Rachael Grinham, of Australia

Commonwealth Games 2014: David Palmer in double delight as Aussies dominate final day on the squash court

38-year-old teams up with first Rachael Grinham, then Cameron Pilley, to win doubles gold
Usain Bolt plays up to the Glasgow crowd after his gold medal in the relay

Commonwealth Games 2014 closing ceremony: Glasgow 'will never be the same' after triumphant Games

Thrilling competition, huge crowds and millions watching at home prove relevance of Commonwealths... and leave a smile over host city
England’s gold medallists Sophie Thornhill and Helen Scott pose on the podium after winning the B2 tandem track cycling event during the Commonwealth Games
Geraint Thomas, of Wales, celebrates winning road race gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: Lizzie Armitstead finally a champion as Geraint Thomas toils to take gold

Brits overcome Glasgow downpour to clinch double in dreadful conditions

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England’s Serena Guthrie (above left) and Jamaica’s Khadijah Williams compete for the ball in the bronze medal match
Usain Bolt powers forward in the delay
The Adcocks celebrate their gold triumph
Out in front: Bolt powers Jamaica to victory in the anchor leg of the 4x100m

Commonwealth Games 2014: Show stopper Usain Bolt takes giant strides to win 4x100m relay final

Jamaican leads islanders to expected victory but there's a surprise relay win for England too
Clean cut: Philips Odowu looks the part but falls well short of a medal

Commonwealth Games 2014: Phillips Idowu shows no sign of returning to his best

Triple jumper finishes fifth in attempt to exorcise his London misery
Leading lady: Jo Pavey sets the pace in the 5,000m before being overtaken by the Kenyans with 600 metres to go

Commonwealth Games 2014: Jo Pavey turns back the years and digs deep to earn 5,000m bronze

Runner joins select band of fortysomethings who have won track-and-field medals at the Games

Commonwealth Games 2014: Tom Daley's new start on the road to Rio 2016

Diver secures his first significant success since London 2012 with 10m gold

Commonwealth Games 2014: 20 reasons to remember the Games

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