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Scottish champion dedicates his gold to 'grandad'

Scotland's Ross Murdoch
Scotland's Ross Murdoch cries on the podium after winning gold. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA

Scotland's Ross Murdoch fought back tears on the podium as he picked up his Commonwealth gold, after winning the 200m breaststroke.

Thrilled Murdoch said: "There's no way that just happened. I can't believe it. That was amazing. It's a dream come true".

He told the BBC: "It's my grandad's 70th birthday today so that swim was for him."

Scotland's Ross Murdoch.
Scotland's Ross Murdoch celebrates winning gold in the Men's 200m Breaststroke. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA

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Gold and Silver to Scotland in 200m breaststroke

Scotland's Ross Murdoch won Commonwealth gold in the 200m breaststroke this evening, with his fellow countryman Michael Jamieson taking silver.

Murdoch touched the wall first with a brilliant Games record of two minutes 07.30 seconds.

Andrew Willis took the bronze for England.

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Gold for Team England in the men's and women's judo

England's Colin Oates has grabbed a gold in the men's under-66kgs judo final against Andreas Krassas of Cyprus.

Gold also went to England's Nekoda Davis, who beat Stephanie Inglis from Scotland, in the women's under-57kgs final.

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Sisters win double Commonwealth gold for Scotland

Sisters Kimberly and Louise Renicks secured Scotland's first two gold medals of the Commonwealth Games after wins in the judo competition.

Kimberly, the younger of the two sisters, defeated India's Sushila Likmabam to win the women's under-48kgs.

Louise completed the double-win for the Renicks' family after beating English competitor Kelly Edwards in the under-52kgs final, sparking wild celebrations from the home crowd at the SECC venue.

Scotland's Kimberly Renicks celebrates her win. Credit: PA Wire

"I feel really proud with us getting the first gold medals for Scotland and there is much more to come," Louise Renicks said after her win.

Swimmer Hannah Miley later added to Scotland's gold medal tally with a win in the women's 400m individual medley.

They are not the first set of siblings to celebrate Commonwealth success today, after Alistair and Johnny Brownlee won gold and silver respectively in the triathlon.

Lampard to visit 9/11 memorial after controversy

Frank Lampard has said he will visit the memorial to 9/11 victims after his move to New York City FC was met with hostility from local press over allegations he "mocked" American tourists in the wake of the terror attacks.

Admitting he was "young and naive" at the time of the incident, the former Chelsea midfielder told ITV News that he would visit the memorial to pay his respects.

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Golden start for Team England at Glasgow 2014

The first gold medal went to Team England today after Jodie Stimpson swam, cycled and ran into sporting history.

There was also gold for Alistair Brownlee and silver for his brother Jonny in the men's triathlon race.

But Sir Bradley Wiggins was denied a golden return to track cycling, as he and England's pursuit team were beaten by a superior Australia.

ITV News Sports Editor Steve Scott reports from Glasgow:

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Crowds line motorway in tribute to MH17 victims

Large crowds have lined the Dutch roadside to pay their respects to the victims of the MH17 plane disaster as more remains and body parts were returned to the Netherlands for identification.

People line the roadside
People lined bridges and the roadside of the A27 motorway near Nieuwegein as the hearses drove past. Credit: Reuters/Toussaint Kluiters/United Photos
Flags are lowered
Lowered Dutch flags were waved as the sad procession passed for a second day. Credit: Reuters/Toussaint Kluiters/United Photos
Policeman salutes
A policeman saluted as the convoy passed. The remains of the victims have been transported to a military base in Hilversum ahead of a long identification process. Credit: Reuters/Mischa Rapmund

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