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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Usain Bolt and Tom Daley to take on the Games

The world's fastest man Usain Bolt is on a mission to hang on to that title when he finally takes to the track in Glasgow today in the 4 x 100 metres heats.

Usain Bolt has not competed all year due to a foot injury. Credit: Reuters

It will be Bolt's Commonwealth debut, but rumours have been rife over whether the 27-year-old Jamaican will actually run after he suffered a foot injury last year.

However, when the sixth-time Olympic champion arrived at the Games on Saturday he said he would "definitely" be doing it.

Olympic champ Tom Daley is hoping for Commonwealth success with teammate James Denny. Credit: PA

English diving champ Tom Daley will also be going for gold with teammate James Denny in the 10m synchronised platform final despite only having had seven hours training.

Daley, 20, a mentor in diving reality TV show Splash!, has dismissed claims he is to retire after Glasgow 2014 insisting he will continue "as long as my body holds out."

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