One year until Glasgow Games

Sir Chris Hoy has launched the one year countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the largest multi-sport event ever to be hosted in Scotland.

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Chris Hoy to start Commonwealth Games countdown

Sir Chris Hoy will kick-start Glasgow's countdown to the Commonwealth Games, the largest multi-sport event ever hosted in Scotland.

Sir Chris Hoy officially started The National Lottery Anniversary Run earlier this week. Credit: Matt Alexander/PA Wire

The opening ceremony takes place at Celtic Park on July 23 next year, when athletes from across the Commonwealth will officially begin their 11-day quest for medals.

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