The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games kicked off in style yesterday, with some incredible sporting highlights including the performances of Hannah Miley, the Renick sisters and the Brownlee brothers.
On Day 2 of Glasgow 2014 there is even more world-class sporting action to look forward to, with 22 Gold medals to be won and competition kicking off in Boxing and Shooting. Look out for Team England’s Amber Hill – winner of BBC Young Personality of the Year 2013 award – who will be competing in the Women’s Skeet at Barry Buddon Shooting Centre in Carnoustie.
The thrilling Track Cycling competition continues in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, with Finals taking place in the Men’s Sprint, Individual Pursuit and Para-Sport 100m Time Trial B Tandem and Women’s 3000m Individual Pursuit. The home nations have a chance of taking home a medal, but the Australians will put up a good fight for Gold.
Michael Jamieson will be competing once again after yesterday’s Silver medal against a very strong Ross Murdoch in the 200m Breaststroke. Defending Commonwealth champion Robbie Renwick will also be making a splash at Tollcross International Swimming Centre today, competing in the 200m Freestyle.
Competition will continue in Badminton, Lawn Bowls, Squash and Table Tennis. Today is a big day for Team Scotland in team sports too, with the men’s Hockey team playing South Africa, the women’s Hockey team playing Malaysia and the Netball team playing Saint Lucia.
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Whilst all of this sport is taking place, Festival 2014 will be taking over the streets, stages and venues of Glasgow with exciting entertainment and culture from Scotland and around the Commonwealth.
Today’s highlights include Anamchara, a new family opera written by acclaimed Scottish novelist Alexander McCall Smith and composer Pippa Murphy. Head along to the Theatre Royal on Hope Street for this fascinating fusion of opera, dance, music and film.
Have a look at all of today’s Festival 2014 highlights.
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