The numbers associated with last summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are mind-boggling – 600,000 spectators snapped up 1.3million tickets between them to watch 1,385 medals being awarded across 261 events in 17 sports.
In Alex Salmond’s weekly column for The Press and Journal he gives us his views on the success of last year’s Glasgow Commonwealth Games. He hailed the “legacy effect” of the games, which he said has topped even the London 2012 Olympic Games.
A drunk forestry worker who held a knife to the neck of a disabled Commonwealth Games sprint finalist escaped jail yesterday.
Young Aberdeenshire sporting volunteers were last night recognised for their efforts by a north-east Commonwealth gold-winning medallist.
Members of Tain Table Tennis Club are now playing with top quality equipment which was used during this year's Commonwealth Games.
Scotland's track and field athletes at Glasgow 2014 posted the country's best Commonwealth Games performance since the boycotted Edinburgh 1986.
Crowds are gearing up for the final night of athletics competitions at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
A Mozambique team official has been questioned over an alleged sexual assault in a Glasgow nightclub.
Three children have embraced the spirit of the Commonwealth Games by taking part in their very own version.
Musicians from Scotland, Kenya and India have performed a world premiere as part of Aberdeen International Youth Festival.
A spectator at the Commonwealth Games has allegedly been escorted from a Glasgow sports venue for branding a pro-yes campaign flag.
London-born Olympic and double world champion Christine Ohuruogu (aged 30) is competing in Glasgow 2014
Prince Harry has attempted to trump his grandmother's classic photobomb during a visit to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Amusing footage of the moment a young child runs alongside runners in the 40km Women's Marathon at the Commonwealth Games was uploaded to YouTube on Sunday.
Two abandoned Cocker Spaniel puppies named after gold-medal winning Commonwealth Games cyclists are up for adoption.
Messages of congratulations have flown in from across the north-east for Inverurie's Hannah Miley after she took gold on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games.
A selfie taken by Australian hockey player Jade Taylor was given the royal treatment today after it was photobombed by the Queen.
Athletes from around the world, including Scotland's Eve Muirhead, are joining the selfie spirit for tonight's opening ceremony.
With the much anticipated Commonwealth Games opening ceremony about to commence, the country is buzzing with excitement.
The Commonwealth Games haven't even started but Inverness is already guaranteed a share in the legacy of the event.
The Queen's Baton Relay will be given a traditionally Orcadian welcome when it arrives tomorrow.
The Queen's Baton Relay will tour the Western Isles tomorrow as it continues a celebratory journey around the UK.