10 Random Facts on the Commonwealth Games 2014

Some random facts about the Commonwealth Games 2014 you might like to know… 50,811 people put their names forward to volunteer at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh will feature in its third Games having been involved in 1970 and 1986. Athletes are expected to eat 500,000 pieces of fruit… Read more

Live Chat: Poolside at the Commonwealth Games


Olympic medallist, Sharron Davies is right in the heart of the action this week, reporting poolside at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. She will be taking time out in between her busy schedule to answer questions live and poolside on our forum. Feel free to register and post in advance any sports related questions  you… Read more

20th Commonwealth Games

Tonight sees the Opening Ceremony of the 20th Commonwealth Games and Glasgow is hoping that it will be the best games yet. 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 countries. 17 sports from Aquatics to Wrestling including Netball, Squash and Lawn Bowls. #452568794 / gettyimages.com The home nations get to complete as individual countries, so athletes… Read more

Commonwealth Games 2014: Too young to compete?

How old do you need to be to compete? Well the Commonwealth Games organising committee thought 13 was too young. That was until Team England appealed for potential future superstar diver Victoria Vincent to be included. She won her first senior national 10m platform title this June, and Victoria has burst on to the international scene… Read more