Commonwealth Games 2014

The 20th Commonwealth Games have officially opened in Glasgow, and we have been to meet a few of our region's sporting hopefuls. Follow this story for all the latest on how our athletes are getting on at the games.

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ITV Border catches up with Cumbrian badminton star

One athlete from our region who brought home medals from the Commonwealth Games was Longtown badminton player Lauren Smith, who won silver in the team event and bronze in the women's doubles individual events.

She is now hoping her victory inspires others to pick up a racket.

Hannah McNulty went to meet her at her family home.

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