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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Wales Geraint Thomas wins gold in the cycling road race

Geraint Thomas made history by becoming the first Welshman to win a gold medal in the cycling road race.

Welsh cyclist Geraint Thomas celebrates his gold medal finish. Credit: PA

The 28-year-old recovered from a late puncture which saw him have to change wheel, to hold off New Zealand's Jack Bauer and England's Scott Thwaites who battled to silver and bronze in a sprint finish.

Thomas who won bronze in the individual time trial will carry the Welsh flag at the Games closing ceremony today.

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