The official Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 website is "experiencing high demand" after approximately one million tickets went on sale today.
Waiting times are currently exceeding an hour for the tickets. Games chiefs have pledged that two-thirds of tickets will be priced at £25 or less.
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