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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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Emma Pooley takes silver for England in road cycling

The London-born rider announced on Tuesday she will retire from cycling after Sunday's team road race at the Commonwealth Games. Credit: PA

British Olympic silver medalist Emma Pooley has won Commonwealth silver for England in the women's 30km time-trial.

The London-born rider announced on Tuesday she will retire from cycling after Sunday's team road race at the Commonwealth Games.

The 31-year-old will concentrate on triathlon and running in the future.

Pooley led the way for some of the race, but New Zealand's Linda Villumsen dug deep in the final stages to take gold.

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