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Trying Something New

Last weekend I was offered a chance to try my hand at archery and in the spirit of the commonwealth games I jumped at the chance to give a go.   320 more words

Charlotte Hoather

Pictures For The Album

Hey everyone This is my poem for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. As I take the opportunity to welcome the world to my city, I want to remind our politicians of all parties and colours that this is sporting event and as such should be free from political interference. 267 more words

New adventures in sports reporting

One of the things I love about journalism is the diversity of it. I’ve not really done sports reporting before but for the next 11 days during the Commonwealth Games I’m going to be part of the Games News Service getting flash quotes at the Hockey. 251 more words


Glasgow 2014 Opening Ceremony: Electric Boogalaoo

It’s finally here! The sporting event of the century! Well, apart from the Olympics, the World Cup and Wimbledon, of course. The Glasgow Commonwealth Games is upon us. 358 more words


Glasgow 2014 is here!

The start of the twentieth Commonwealth Games is finally here, and it’s in my own back yard!

We’ve known for a while that Glasgow would be the host city for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, but it always seemed something way in the future, however we are now on the very final minutes of the countdown to the start of the games. 111 more words


Commonwealth 2014 - not just about the Games!

After seven years of planning and preparation the 20th Commonwealth Games open in Glasgow this evening.  We were lucky enough to have the Queen’s Baton Relay pass by our home on Monday, carried by champion Boccia player… 467 more words


Showing Support

Having lived in Scotland all my life, it’s easy to guess which nation I’ll be supporting during the Commonwealth Games.

That’s right: Norfolk Island.

I’ve supported Norfolk Island since…at least 10am today, when I first found out about this tiny island that sits shyly between Australia and New Zealand. 224 more words