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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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Usain Bolt arrives for 'very important' Glasgow Games

Superstar athlete Usain Bolt said it was "very important" to him to compete in the Commonwealth Games as he arrived in Glasgow today.

Usain Bolt has arrived for the Commonwealth Games. Credit: PA

After touching down at Glasgow Airport, the planet's fastest man gave the thumbs up to a bagpipe player who greeted him on his arrival.

Speaking at a media conference shortly after his arrival, Bolt said: "I will be running, definitely.....For me it was very important (to be here)."

Bolt, one of the leading name at the Games, will run in the 4x100 metres relay on the final day of the athletics at Hampden Park.

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