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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Sierra Leone cyclist 'is not missing' after Ebola scare

Claims Sierra Leone cyclist Mohamed Tholley disappeared from the Commonwealth Games after his team-mate was tested for the Ebola virus have been dismissed by the event's organisers.

Tholley had been expected to compete in the time trial event on Thursday but failed to turn up.

Sierra Leone cyclist Mohamed Tholley reportedly went missing from the athletes' village in Glasgow. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

"The cyclist is not missing," Glasgow 2014 communications director Jackie Brock-Doyle told a daily briefing. "The chef de mission knows where the cyclist is."

"He is aware of where the athlete is and the police are not involved. Police Scotland issued a statement last night saying they have not been asked to find him," Brock-Doyle added.

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