A crisis surrounding the Welsh squad at Glasgow 2014 has deepened after Rhys Williams, one of the team's biggest hopes for an athletics medal, withdrew from the Commonwealth Games after being charged with an anti-doping violation.
A total of £2.5 million ($4.25 million/€3.15 million) has already been raised to help UNICEF save and change children's lives right across the Commonwealth following the Opening Ceremony of Glasgow 2014 last night.
An extravaganza of music, dance and celebration got the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games off to a spectacular start here at Celtic Park tonight as the people of Glasgow and Scotland put on a party like only they can to start the 20th edition of the Games.
First Minister Alex Salmond has insisted he will avoid promoting Scottish Independence for the duration of the Commonwealth Games, in a "self denying ordinance" to best aid his campaign.
Welsh boxer Fred Evans has been banned from competing at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after having his accreditation refused.
Scottish medallists at the Commonwealth Games will earn a share of a £300,000 ($511,270/€379,423) funding pool made available by Commonwealth Games Scotland as part of its "Medallist Reward Scheme".
Reigning world and Commonwealth Games squash champion Nick Matthew has been handed the honour of carrying the Team England flag at tomorrow night's Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony following an announcement here at England House in Glasgow's Merchant City.
Exclusive: Trinidad and Tobago Olympic chief slams CGF for claiming they had "bungled" Glasgow 2014 entry
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) President Brian Lewis has strongly criticised the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for giving the impression that eight countries had "bungled and forgotten" to enter athletes for Glasgow 2014, but CGF officials have since refused to retract their claims.