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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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English hopefuls going for gold on Day 5 of Games

Boxer Nicola Adams and sprinter Adam Gemili will lead England's Commonwealth Games hopes today as they try to claim back the top spot on the leader board.

Reigning World number 1 flyweight boxer Nicola Adams will make her Commonwealth debut today. Credit: PA

England are currently in second place with 57 medals behind Australia who have 73, while host nation Scotland are in third place with 30.

But that could all chance as women's boxing makes its Games debut today with Olympic champion and World No 1 Adams the star attraction.

She will take to the ring at 6.30pm and after that all eyes will be on England's Adam Gemili in the men's 100m athletics finals.

English sprinter Adam Gemili is hoping for glory in the men's 100m finals. Credit: PA

English 15-year-old weightlifter Rebekah Tiler, dubbed Britain's strongest teenager, is also looking to score gold as she competes in the 69kg class at 12.30pm.

English shooter Charlotte Kerwood is going for a fifth Commonwealth title in the single trap this morning.

While Jersey gymnast Charlotte Pollard, 15, will make history as the first gymnast from her island to take part in a Games.

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