The host city of the 2014 Commonwealth Games was selected at the Commonwealth Games Federation's (CGF) General Assembly on the 9th November in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Glasgow (Scotland) has been chosen to host the 20th Commonwealth Games. This will be the 3rd time Scotland has hosted the event, the first time being in Edinburgh in 1970 and then again in Edinburgh in 1986.
The 2014 Games will be open on the 23rd July and competition will run through until 3rd August.
There will be 17 sports with venues in three cluster:
South Glasgow cluster includes Ibrox Stadium for rugby and Hampden Park for athletics.
West Glasgow cluster includes the Scottish Exhibition Centre host to weightlifting, gymnastics, netball, judo and wrestling and Scotstoun where table tennis and squash will be played. Lawn bowls and boxing are also in this cluster.
East Glasgow includes the Athletes
village, cycling, swimming, badminton and hockey venues.
Most of Glasgow's venues are existing facilities that will be extended or adapted for the Games. There are some new venues being built, for example the Velodrome for track cycling.
Shooting will take place at Barry Buddon Ranges with a satellite village at Carnoustie. The diving competition will be held in Edinburgh. With these two exceptions all venues are within 20 minutes of the village.
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