Sport on TV: Commonwealth Games - Building the future to get Glasgow back on track

At the start of Commonwealth City (BBC Scotland, Monday) we see a lad cycling backwards while drinking a can of beer. In this three-part series about the impact of the Commonwealth Games on Dalmarnock in the deprived East End of Glasgow, should we assume this is a new sport being showcased in the Games? Another teenager describes the area as a “decrepit shithole”, then sprints off at an impressive speed. Clearly he has a talent for running away.

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Jamaican sprinter Yohan Blake

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Bannister has revealed he is suffering from Parkinson's disease but has reflected on his astounding achievement 60 years ago and compared it to his 1954 Commonwealth Games success

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Chris Tomlinson (pictured) claims Greg Rutherford’s recent British record long jump was a foul jump
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Usain Bolt of Jamaica smiles and shakes hands with a competitor after Jamaica won their first heat in the men's 4x100m relay
Commonwealth GamesNever has the build-up to a heat of the 4x100m been so anticipated
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Jamaica’s Usain Bolt in action
They love a pantomime in Glasgow
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Scotland’s Lynsey Sharp celebrates after winning a silver medal in the 800m at Hampden Park last night
'I haven’t slept at all. I was throwing up all night. I had a drip in my arm'
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Claudia Fragapane on her way to an impressive gymnastics gold in the floor yesterday
The ‘Pocket Rocket’ was a convincing winner in the floor
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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears on their way to gold in the three-metres springboard yesterday
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There was no 'Liz McColgan moment' but Child did not let the occasion get the better of her
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Nijel Amos (right) celebrates with bronze medallist Andre Olivier, who is also his training partner
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Alex Dowsett of England goes past the Tolbooth in Glasgow on his way to victory in the men’s individual time trial yesterday
Time-trial win for the man who missed out on the Tour de France
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Usain Bolt confirms he will run in both the heats and the finals of the men's relay at the Commonwealth Games
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England bowler James Anderson
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Jimmy Anderson and Ravindra Jadeja in action during this ill-tempered series
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England’s Moeen Ali wears wristbands supporting Gaza and Palestine on Tuesday
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Dustin Johnson in action during the Open Championship
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NFL team the Washington Redskins are facing having to change their name
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James Doyle returns in triumph aboard Kingman after the Sussex Stakes
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Vincenzo Nibali on the final stage of the Tour de France
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