As we enter the final weekend of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, there’s still plenty of world-class sport action to enjoy. Today there will be 20 Gold medals on offer – with Athletics superstars powering round the track, daring divers making a splash, and the grand finales for Lawn Bowls and Gymnastics.
The fast and furious finals of Table Tennis will see the Women’s Singles and Men’s Doubles bringing excitement to Scotstoun Sports Campus. Watch as this spectacle of accuracy and speed sees split-second reactions from the determined athletes!
It’s the last day of Lawn Bowls, with the Men’s Singles and Fours Finals and the Women’s Pairs Finals taking place at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre. The final day of Gymnastics sees England’s Claudia Fragapane aiming for Gold in the Woman’s Floor event, after qualifying in first place.
England’s Tom Daley and James Denny will be competing in today’s 10m Synchronised Diving competition at the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Tom won Commonwealth Gold in the same event at Delhi 2010, and James won the 3m British title earlier this year.
The tension continues to rise in the SECC Precinct, with athletes squaring up on the Boxing battleground across 13 Semi-final bouts. Watch as competitors such as Olympic champion Nicola Adams and Scotland’s Heavyweight hopeful Stephen Lavelle fight for a place in Saturday’s Final showdown.
There’s limited ticket availability for the Games’ remaining Boxing matches. Grab them quick before they are gone!
Six-time Olympic Champion Usain Bolt takes to the track at Hampden Park today, as part of the Jamaican 4x100m Relay team with Nickel Ashmeade, Kemar Bailey-Cole and Julian Forte.
In other Athletics action, look out for Moses Kipsiro of Uganda who will be looking to defend his 10,000 title, and Melbourne 2006 champion Ezekiel Kemboi Cheboi of Kenya who is the favourite to win the Men’s 3000m Steeplechase.
Melbourne 2006 Gold medallist Janeth Busienei and current world champion Eunice Jepkoech Sum will lead the way for Kenya in the Women's 800m, and Delhi 2010 Bronze medallist Levern Spencer of St Lucia is aiming to change her medal colour in the Women's High Jump Final.
Today there will also be Semi-final events from Women’s Squash (Doubles) and Hockey, Netball classification matches and the Singles and Doubles Quarter-finals in Badminton at the Emirates Arena.
Do you want to be part of today’s action? Some great opportunities remain to buy tickets! All sales are now ‘for collection’, so you can buy from the Ticketing website or from the Ticket Hotline on 0800 458 2014*, then collect the tickets at our city centre George Square Ticket Office or a Venue Ticket Office.
The city certainly has that Friday feeling today, with Festival 2014 continuing to create a party atmosphere in the streets, stages and venues of Glasgow.
Today at 13.00 Get Scotland Dancing will be taking over Merchant Square with fun dance workshops and a dance juke box, which will showcase the best of dance and music through time from across the world. Find out more about the Merchant City Festival.
Adapted from the best-selling book, The Tin Forest celebrates Glasgow’s industrial past and creative future. Head to the newly transformed South Rotunda – which overlooks the SECC Precinct – for this extraordinary puppet theatre experience which tells the story of a lonely old man who decides to rebuild the world around him.
Find out what else is going on today with our Festival 2014 highlights.
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