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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Record crowds on 'Super Sunday' at Games

The equivalent of the entire population of Glasgow passed through the city's main train station during an action-packed weekend of sport at the Commonwealth Games, organisers said.

More than 350,000 spectators watched free and ticketed events on "Super Sunday".

Thousands watched events on 'Super Sunday' at the Commonwealth Games. Credit: PA Images

There were 1,350,000 extra journeys by road and rail, with an estimated 780,000 today alone, Glasgow 2014 officials said.

Bus commuters were left frustrated after some missed the start of the athletics following delays of up to two hours for park and ride transfers.

Scotland remains third in the medal table after Sunday's action, with a bronze medal for 13-year-old Erraid Davies a highlight on day four of the competition.

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