Commonwealth Games News Articles

Commonwealth Games Eng appoints Metcalfe - 18 Sep 2014

Former England rugby international Ian Metcalfe has been appointed as the new chairman of Commonwealth Games England, replacing Sir Andrew Foster from December in a four-year term up through until the end of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. read more

‘Best ever’ Games comes to a close - 04 Aug 2014

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games came to an end on Sunday night with the Closing Ceremony marking the finale of the competition - deemed the 'best ever' by Commonwealth Games Federation President Prince Imran.  read more

Glasgow 2014 auction site launched - 28 Jul 2014

Glasgow 2014 has launched the official Commonwealth Games auction website,, where fans can bid on more than 10,000 items of special sporting mementoes being auctioned. read more

‘Bring it on’ says Glasgow 2014 - 24 Jul 2014

Glasgow and Scotland welcomed the world with an Opening Ceremony that featured celebrities from around the world alongside thousands of local talent in Celtic Park on Wednesday evening. read more

Glasgow 2014 launches mobile apps - 23 Jul 2014

Ahead of the Opening Ceremony of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on Wednesday evening, organisers of the event have launched two new mobile apps to help keep visitors and locals up to date with everything going on throughout the competition. read more

Influential leaders go #BeyondTheGames - 21 Jul 2014

Paralympic legend Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Glasgow 2014 CEO David Grevemberg, IOC Executive Board Member and WADA President Sir Craig Reedie, and former NBA star John Amaechi, and former Unicef President Lord Puttnam took to the stage at Beyond The Games, powered by Dell, on Monday - a groundbreaking international summit for social change t… read more

Gatorade backs Glasgow 2014 Games - 21 Jul 2014

Glasgow 2014 has announced Gatorade as the Official Sports Drink for the Commonwealth Games, providing drinks stations for the 4,500 athletes expected to compete throughout the competition. read more

Final Glasgow 2014 tickets go on sale - 18 Jul 2014

Sports fans can still get their hands on some of the last remaining tickets to experience the Commonwealth Games - and can buy them over the counter at Glasgow 2014’s Ticket Office. read more

Glasgow 2014 to reach every competing nation - 11 Jul 2014

Glasgow 2014 will be broadcast in all 71 competing nations and territories after confirming new television deals in the United States and the Caribbean. read more

Speedo dives in with Glasgow 2014 deal - 04 Jul 2014

Glasgow 2014 has unveiled Speedo as the latest addition to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Sponsor Family, becoming the Official Swimwear Provider for the Games for the supply of swimwear and equipment, including goggles, caps and training aids. read more

Hoy joins Unicef for Glasgow 2014 opener - 26 Jun 2014

Multi-Olympic gold medallist Sir Chris Hoy and International singer Nicole Scherzinger are amongst the names set to appear in a global fundraising first at the Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony on 23rd July to help UNICEF change the lives of millions of children across the Commonwealth.  read more

Kellogg’s agrees Glasgow 2014 deal - 16 Jun 2014

Glasgow 2014 has unveiled Kellogg's as the latest member of the Sponsor Family for the Commonwealth Games, becoming the Official Provider of Cereal Snacks.  read more

Commonwealth Games heads to UK’s young - 28 May 2014

A nationwide programme that helps bring the values of the Commonwealth Games to 14-25 year olds from disadvantaged areas was launched on Wednesday, in a new partnership between StreetGames and Spirit of 2012. read more

Glasgow 2014 toasts whisky partnership - 27 May 2014

The Organising Committee for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has revealed that The Famous Grouse will become its Official Whisky, with the brand’s parent firm, Edrington – which is headquartered in the city - join the Glasgow 2014 sponsor family. read more

BBC reveals record Glasgow 2014 coverage - 21 May 2014

BBC Sport has revealed details of its coverage plans for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, including more than 300 hours of network TV coverage, 200 hours of radio coverage and over 1,300 hours of live action via up to 17 digital streams, making the event the most comprehensive BBC coverage of a Commonwealth Games and Para-sports programme to… read more

Glasgow 2014 signs fitness partner - 19 May 2014

Organisers of this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have agreed a partnership with Technogym, who becomes the Official Provider of Fitness Equipment for Glasgow 2014, and will make its equipment available at the fitness centres inside the Athletes’ Village.  read more

Heineken signs Glasgow 2014 beer deal - 30 Apr 2014

Glasgow 2014 has secured a further sponsor after confirming Heineken as the Official Beer and Cider Provider for the Commonwealth Games later this year. read more

Glasgow 2014 awards Business Contracts - 29 Apr 2014

Glasgow 2014 has announced around £1million worth of Supported Business Contracts for the Commonwealth Games, with five deals awarded to four Scottish-supported businesses. read more

Glasgow 2014 medals revealed with 100 days to go - 15 Apr 2014

The medals that athletes will compete for at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been unveiled, with the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals displayed for the first time to mark 100 days to the Games' opening ceremony on 23rd July. read more

Glasgow 2014 plans explosive opening - 03 Apr 2014

Glasgow 2014 has revealed that five of the city’s skyscraping symbols of the past - the Red Road tower blocks - will be demolished live during the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, a statement ‘of intent from a city focused on regeneration and a positive future for its people,’ according to organisers. read more

Glasgow 2014 launches official uniforms - 10 Mar 2014

As many as 15,000 successful applicants attended the official unveiling of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games’ uniforms this weekend, with the “Clyde-siders” joined by the official mascot himself at the Emirates Arena for one of Scotland’s largest ever mass-orientation events. read more

Calls for political truce for Glasgow 2014 - 10 Jan 2014

The Commonwealth Games Federation and Glasgow 2014 have reiterated that the competition will remain focused on the athletes and sport, rather than the ongoing debate over a possible truce in campaigning for the Scottish independence vote during this summer's Games, according to media reports. read more

Glasgow 2014 unveils charity partnership - 20 Dec 2013

Ambitions to help nurture the next generation of Commonwealth sporting stars were unveiled on Thursday with the launch of a new official charity partnership between the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and the Scottish Commonwealth Games Youth Trust (SCGYT). read more

Arena Group joins Glasgow 2014 family - 18 Dec 2013

Glasgow 2014 has announced Arena Group as an Official Overlay and Temporary Structures Provider for next year’s Commonwealth Games, in the latest in a series of infrastructure-related agreements by the organising committee. read more

Aggreko to power Glasgow 2014 Games - 16 Dec 2013

Aggreko has been revealed as the latest Official Supporter of next year’s Commonwealth Games, with the Glasgow-based firm set to provide temporary power across the Games’ 13 sports venues and the Athletes Village. read more

Atos on track for Glasgow 2014 countdown - 25 Oct 2013

Atos has announced it has furthered support of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with the appointment of two of Scotland’s leading triathletes as brand ambassadors. read more

ICON to dress Glasgow 2014 venues - 15 Oct 2013

Glasgow 2014 has unveiled ICON as the official Provider of Look, Wayfinding and Signage Services for next summer’s Commonwealth Games. ICON, who become a sponsor of the Games, will be responsible for dressing all Games venues, the Host City, as well as venues outside of Glasgow and wider in Scotland. read more

Unlucky fans to get second go at Games tickets - 14 Oct 2013

Thousands of remaining tickets for events at Glasgow 2014 go on sale next week, in an exclusive two-day window open only to those who missed out on initial applications.   read more

Fans discover Glasgow 2014 ticket results - 01 Oct 2013

Fans who applied for tickets to next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are beginning to discover whether or not they have been successful, as organisers of the competition start to contact the hundreds of thousands of applicants hoping for seats in 2014.  read more

Over 2.3m ticket requests for Glasgow 2014 - 17 Sep 2013

Glasgow 2014 organisers have revealed that over 2.3 million requests were received for up to one million Commonwealth Games tickets as sports fans hope to book their place at Scotland’s biggest ever multi-sport event next summer.  read more

Glasgow 2014 unveils Daley delight - 09 Sep 2013

Glasgow 2014’s latest and youngest ambassador for next year’s Commonwealth Games met hundreds of fans at a special event in the city on Sunday, as Tom Daley was treated to a bird’s eye view of the city’s nearby Games venues before abseiling down the Finnieston Crane on the banks of the River Clyde.   read more

Daley unveiled as latest Glasgow 2014 ambassador - 04 Sep 2013

As ticket sales for Glasgow 2014 enter their final week, diving star Tom Daley has been unveiled as the latest and youngest Official Games Ambassador for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.  read more

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