A Commonwealth Games legacy project in Scotland has closed after the charity behind the scheme was put into administration.
Report positive about impact of Glasgow 2014 on Scotland but finds did not improve participation levels
A report has found that sports participation in Glasgow has not improved in the four years since the city hosted the Commonwealth Games, although it did highlight other benefits of the city staging the event.
The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) have published an impact report detailing how 11.7 million children have benefited from the £6.5 million ($9.1 million/€7.4 million) in fundraising collected at Glasgow 2014.
Data gathered by the Scottish National Party indicates that the number of people visiting council-owned fitness facilities has increased by over a third since the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Commonwealth Sports Movement and Unicef have revealed their Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games "Put Children First" campaign has reached out to over 11 million children in 40 countries.
A physical activity toolkit is set to be launched in Scotland to mark the third anniversary of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
A new report has found that the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have not led to more people participating in sport, and that the Scottish Government is unlikely to meet legacy targets.
Two rugby sevens players from Uganda who failed to return home following the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow have been given asylum to stay in Britain.
A new survey has revealed that the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have had little impact on encouraging the uptake of sport in Scotland.
Last year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow provided a multi-million pound boost boost to the city’s economy but Scotland as a country did not enjoy any significant financial advantages, according to official estimates published today to coincide with the first anniversary of the Opening ceremony.
A new Commonwealth Games £800,000 ($1.3 million/€1.2 million) legacy fund to celebrate the first anniversary of Glasgow 2014 has been set-up to try to encourage exercise among the least active people in Scotland.
AG Barr, the Scottish soft drinks maker whose brands include Irn-Bru and Strathmore Water, has outlined the benefits the company derived from its Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games sponsorship, while announcing a 10 per cent increase in annual profits.
Last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was delivered £32 million ($48 million/€45 million) under the predicted £575 million ($859 million/€814 million) budget, a new report published today has revealed, while public funding was £37.2 million ($55.5 million/€52.6 million) less than anticipated.
Commonwealth Games silver medallists Aileen McGlynn and Louise Haston have attended the opening of a special display dedicated to their achievements at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow.
A first wave of residents have moved into homes in what was the Athletes' Village during the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.