Glasgow 2014 and the Commonwealth

17 sports, 11 days of competition, 1 host city

A photo of the River Clyde at night

Glasgow 2014 has been one of the most successful Commonwealth Games ever. 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 nations and territories competed in 17 sports over the 11 days.

From the precision of lawn bowls to the exciting combat of wrestling and judo, from the high adrenaline of track events to the grace and beauty of gymnastics, Glasgow was the stage for a fantastic summer of sport, as well as a range of cultural and arts events. All this was enjoyed by over 1.2 million spectators and many more online or TV across the world.

What is the Commonwealth?

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Discover more about the Commonwealth, why it exists and which nations are members.

Gold Coast 2018

Logo for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Official website supporting the XXI Commonwealth Games taking place on the Gold Coast, Australia in 2018.

Queen's Baton Relay

Photo of a girl from the Solomon Islands holding the baton from the Queen's Baton Relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay is a much loved tradition of the Commonwealth Games.

About the Commonwealth Games

Illustration of stadium during Games

Information on the history and traditions of the Commonwealth Games.

Sporting events

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Learn more about the 10 core and 7 selected sporting events which took place during the Games.

Para-Sports at Glasgow 2014

Wheelchair race during Paralympics 2012 by ryan marsh on Flickr

Glasgow 2014 featured the most Para-Sport medal events in the history of the Games - 22 in total, spanning five sports.