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Up to 8 million tune in as Commonwealth Games closes

The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering, star-filled closing ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.

England has topped the medal table of the Commonwealth Games with a total of 174 medals.

Up to 8 million viewers tuned in to see Kylie and a host of other stars close Glasgow 2014, which has been dubbed the "best ever" Commonwealth Games.

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Scottish champion dedicates his gold to 'grandad'

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

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