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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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Laura Trott wins thrilling duel to land gold at Games

London 2012 golden girl Laura Trott has fought off illness and her own Team GB colleague to achieve glory at the Commonwealth Games.

The double Olympic champion narrowly beat Wales' Elinor Barker to secure gold for England after a photo finish to the women's points race.

Illness had prevented Laura Trott from properly challenging for the individual pursuit or the scratch race at the Games. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Trott, who has been suffering from a kidney infection, finished level with Barker on 37 points after contesting 25 km in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

But Trott took the win after replays showed she had won the final sprint.

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