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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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Armitstead 'always dreamed' of Commonwealth gold

England's Lizzie Armitstead celebrates her victory in the Commonwealth Games women's road race. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

England's Lizzie Armitstead said she has "always dreamed about" winning a Commonwealth gold medal after she swept to victory in the women's road race.

Lizzie Armitstead looked shocked as she passed the finish line. Credit: John Giles/PA Wire

"It means so much to me. I am always a runner up," she told BBC Sport. "I am really happy. That was the best cycling teamwork I have ever been a part of."

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