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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Bowls heartbreak as England's women settle for silver

England's Sian Gordon plays a shot. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

England took silver in the women's pairs bowls after a narrow defeat to South Africa in the final.

Jamie-Lea Winch and Natalie Melmore were left in tears after going down 20-17 in a match that saw both sides looking set to win at various points.

Meanwhile, Jersey's 24-year wait for a Commonwealth Games medal also goes on after Katie Nixon and Lindsey Greechan lost out to Ireland pair Barbara Cameron and Mandy Cunningham in the fight for bronze.

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