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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Australia leading medal table after marathon win

Australia are leading the Commonwealth Games medals tables, with Michael Shelley adding a surprise marathon gold to their haul.

Australia's Michael Shelley winning the marathon in Glasgow this morning. Credit: TRACEY NEARMY/AAP/Press Association Images

England are second in the table but their chances of a rugby medal in the men's 7s were snuffed out after a 15-14 quarter final defeat to Western Samoa.

Wales also exited the competition after a tight 21-19 defeat at the hands of Australia.

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