Allan Smith of Commonwealth Select in action during the Mens High Jump during the British Athletics International Match at the Emirates Arena on January 26, 2013
Team England's Allan Smith "feeling confident" ahead of Commonwealth Games
Allan Smith insists that he is in good shape ahead of the Commonwealth Games, despite a poor showing in last weekend's Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in London.
John Barrowman kisses a male performer during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on July 23, 2014
Commonwealth organisers: 'John Barrowman gay kiss was scripted'
Organisers of the Commonwealth Games reveal that John Barrowman's gay kiss during the opening ceremony was part of the script.
Mo Farah sees off the competition to win gold in the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu on September 4, 2011
Commonwealth Games chief David Grevemberg "disappointed" at Mo Farah withdrawal
Mo Farah's withdrawal through illness is disappointing for the Commonwealth Games, according to chief executive David Grevemberg.
Prince Imran and Chris Hoy struggle to open the baton as The Queen watches on during the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on July 23, 2014.
Prince Imran: 'I cut my thumb on baton'
Prince Imran reveals the "collateral damage" he suffered during his comical attempt at opening up the Queen's Baton.
Greg Rutherford celebrates after winning gold in the Olympic long jump event at London 2012 on August 4, 2012
Greg Rutherford "gutted" by Mo Farah withdrawal
Olympic champion long jumper Greg Rutherford admits that he is "gutted" to hear that Mo Farah will not be competing at the Commonwealth Games.
Mo Farah sees off the competition to win gold in the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu on September 4, 2011
Team England Chef de Mission Jan Paterson: Mo Farah loss a "real blow"
Chef de Mission of Team England Jan Paterson admits that losing Mo Farah to illness for the Commonwealth Games is a big loss.
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David Carry: Glasgow Commonwealth Games once a "pipe dream"
Team Scotland ambassador David Carry is delighted that Scotland managed to turn the dream of hosting the Commonwealth Games into a reality.
Mo Farah celebrates after winning gold in the Men's 10000 metres final at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow on August 10, 2013
Mo Farah withdraws from Commonwealth Games
Distance runner Mo Farah withdraws from the Commonwealth Games, Team England confirm on Thursday.
Euan Burton, multiple World and European medal winning judoka, poses with the Scottish Saltire flag on July 21, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland
Scotland flag bearer Euan Burton: Opening ceremony was "indescribable"
Scotland's flag bearer Euan Burton says that the reception the athletes got at the opening ceremony was exceptional.
Alistair Brownlee crossing the finish line on July 24, 2014
Live Coverage: Commonwealth Games - July 24 - as it happened
Sports Mole brings live text coverage of the first full day of action at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Sophie Hitchon competing in the Women's hammer throw final during the Sainsbury's British Championships  on June 29, 2014
Sophie Hitchon confident of claiming medal at Commonwealth Games
Sophie Hitchon believes that the Commonwealth Games could be a breakthrough moment for her at senior level.
Jul 23, 23:14
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Philes Ongori pulls out of Commonwealth Games
Kenya's marathon hopeful Philes Ongori pulls out of the Commonwealth Games due to an undisclosed injury.
Jul 23, 21:41
Eric Hollingsworth Head Coach of Australian Athletics is interviewed by members of the press during an Australian Athletics training camp on July 20, 2014
Eric Hollingsworth: 'Australia are underdogs on track and field'
Head coach Eric Hollingsworth believes that Australia are underdogs to win the most athletics medals at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 23, 21:15
Guy Learmonth of Great Britain competes in the Men's 800 metres on June 23, 2012
Guy Learmonth: 'Pressure of home fans will make or break us'
Guy Learmonth believes that the pressure of performing in front of the home supporters could be a key factor for Scottish athletes at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 23, 20:33
Squash star Nick Matthew is unveiled as the Team England flagbearer on July 22, 2014
Live Commentary: Glasgow 2014 - Opening Ceremony
Join Sports Mole for complete live coverage as the 2014 Commonwealth Games get underway in Glasgow.
Jul 23, 19:19
Mo Farah sees off the competition to win gold in the 5,000m at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu on September 4, 2011
David Moorcroft: 'Mo Farah can become the best ever'
Mo Farah will cement his place as the greatest of all time if he wins a long-distance double at the Commonwealth Games, says David Moorcroft.
Jul 23, 19:17
Jamaica's Usain Bolt wins the men's 100m final at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow on August 11, 2013
Usain Bolt promises "great things" in Commonwealth Games
Jamaica sprinter Usain Bolt tells his fans to expect "great things" from him as he prepares to compete in the 4x100m relay at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 23, 18:45
Jemma Simpson of Newquay after winning the women's 1500 meters Final at the Sainsbury's British Athletics Indoor Championships on February 8, 2014
Jemma Simpson well prepared for 1,500m switch
Team England middle-distance runner Jemma Simpson insists that she has done everything possible to prepare for her switch to 1,500m at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 23, 13:24
Decathlete Dean Macey smiles during the Norwich Union Great Britain and Northern Ireland team Press conference at the Hotel Gothia Towers on August 6, 2006
Dean Macey: Commonwealth Games remain "hugely important"
Former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Dean Macey insists that Glasgow 2014 remain "hugely important" despite coming in the aftermath of London 2012.
Jul 23, 12:59
Sally Pearson speaks to the media during an Australian press conference at the SECC on July 23, 2014
Australia's Sally Pearson "likely" to pull out of 100m
Australia's Olympic champion Sally Pearson admits that her hamstring injury means that she is "likely" to withdraw from the 100m sprint to focus on the hurdles in Glasgow.
Jul 23, 12:41