Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.


  1. Usain Bolt says Games slur claims are 'nonsense'
  2. Man detained at athletes' village
  3. Scotland slip to fourth in medal table
  4. Athletes, spectators and Glasgow itself break records as the Games reach the half way point
  5. In other news - superintendent suspended at baby ashes crematorium

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

Get involved

  1. Goodnight

    Day seven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has not been Scotland's most successful and the weather has turned a bit nasty too.

    Still we have a silver (Daniel Keatings) and a bronze (Viorel Etko) and some fine performances to remember.

    The games continue tomorrow and so does the live coverage on BBC Scotland. Join us at 07:00


  2. Proud Scot

    Adopted Scot Viorel Etko says he is the proudest man in Glasgow after delivering the host nation's first wrestling Commonwealth Games medal in 20 years with bronze in the 61kgs.

    viorel etko

    The 36-year-old was born in Moldova before leaving to pursue his athletic career first in Romania, then London in 1998, where he waited on tables and laboured on building sites before heading north of the border, eventually settling down to marry gymnast Laura Davies.

    He said: "I am probably the proudest parent here, because I have my nine-year-old son Leon watching. I wanted to give him and all the other little kids a gift, all who are future Scottish athletes.

    "I am fortunate to be the person who has done this. I thought I could make some history in Scottish wrestling."

  3. On the medal trail

    Scotland finish Day Seven of the Commonwealth Games in fourth place on the medal table after winning a silver and bronze medal to take their medal total up to 39.

    Australia have the most medals in total, with 106, but sit below England in second place on the table due to England having won three more gold medals (38).

    Medal table 30 July
  4. Post update

    The glamour of TV

    Lisa Summers

    Commonwealth Games reporter, BBC Scotland

    Live from a car park #Glasgow2014 #bbcglasgow2014 @BBCjsutherland on after me.

    Jonathan Sutherland live from a car park
  5. Post update

    Celtic boss raging at loss

    Alasdair Lamont

    Senior football reporter, BBC Scotland

    Following Celtic's 4-1 humbling by Legia Warsaw tonight in Poland, Ronny Deila is rightly raging with the result and performance but says they can win 3-0 at home (at Murrayfield).

    Deila questioned the commitment of the team.

    He said: "I feel let down by everybody but this is my responsibility."

  6. Squash

    In the squash, Women's Doubles Pool C: New Zealand (J King & A Landers-Murphy) beat Scotland (A Clark & F Gillen-Buchert) 11-6 11-2.

  7. Traffic latest

    BBC Scotland Travel


    All roads from Hampden will be very busy following the Commonwealth Games athletics session. Shuttle buses are leaving from Dixon Avenue, at Aikenhead Road.

    In Edinburgh there are no traffic problems being flagged up as people leave the city following tonight's diving at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

    Events are currently winding up at the SECC precinct so trains at the SECC will be extra busy, maybe try Anderston instead.

    For people heading back to Edinburgh extra trains are running until 00:30 from Central Station and 01:00 from Queen Street.

    The A7 South of Hawick is now opened at Langholm following an operation to recover an overturned HGV.

  8. Magic moments

    Over the past seven days Glasgow 2014 has offered many memorable images and experiences for athletes, reporters and the public alike.

    Were you enthralled by Scotland's medal wins at the swimming or did you cheer Neil Fachie as he celebrated two para-cycling golds in front of a pulsating Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome.

    Wallace kilt at Tollcross

    We want to know what have have been your own Commonwealth Games highlights so far. You can get in touch with us via email or twitter using #scotlandlive

  9. Post update

    Jim Spence

    BBC Sport

    My arm's hanging off carrying heavy radio kit but it's not as heavy as the flak Celtic will take tonight from fans over lack of investment in their first-team.

  10. Throwing short

    It's been a disappointing finish for Scotland's two athletes in the shot put final. Kirsty Yates finishes in eighth while Alison Rodgers finishes in 10th.

    New Zealand's Valerie Adams takes gold with Cleo Borel from Trinidad and Tobago winning the silver. Canada's Julie Labonte takes bronze.

  11. Celtic defeat

    Full-time for Celtic and Legia Warsaw in Poland. It finishes 4-1 to the Polish side.

  12. Celtic woe

    It's 4-1 for Legia Warsaw against Celtic. Jakub Kosecki fires a left-footed shot from the centre of the box into the bottom right corner.

  13. Penalty miss!

    Legia Warsaw miss another penalty against Celtic with Ivica Vrdoljak's shot being saved by Fraser Forster. The miss is Vrdoljak's second missed penalty tonight.

  14. Goal for Legia Warsaw

    It's 3-1 to Legia Warsaw with Miroslav Radovic at the involved again. The attacker floats a cross into the box and Zyro knocks in a weak header.

  15. Hampden roar

    Scotland's Guy Learmonth finishes third in the 800m after a brave performance to book his place in the final.

    guy learmonth

    "My whole aim was to get to the final," he tells BBC Sport.

    "My legs were dying but I'm in the Commonwealth final and that's what matters. The Hampden roar pulled me over the line - I can't explain the energy and the buzz it gives you."

  16. Lucky pants?

    Gavin Rumgay entertains the crowds by performing his usual victory celebration after Scotland beat Sri Lanka 3-2 in the 2nd round of the men's table tennis doubles. We wonder what to expect if he makes the final??

    Table tennis celebration
  17. Penalty miss

    Legia Warsaw miss a penalty against Celtic. Duda puts it wide of the post after being fouled by Charlie Mulgrew.

  18. Table tennis win

    There is a victory for Scotland in the mixed men's doubles as Gavin Rumgay and Craig Howieson beat Sri Lanka's Dinesh Deshappriya and Rohan Sirisena 3-2 in the 2nd round.

  19. Post update

    Kheredine Idessane

    BBC Scotland

    Kirsty Yates' medal hopes in the women's shot put take a giant leap forward as she throws a lifetime best of 16m 42cm with her first throw!

  20. Hockey salute

    Becky Ward tweets: People of Scotland you've been amazing! The support today was more than we could've asked for! Now time to finish on a high against India!

  21. Celtic red card

    Celtic have been reduced to ten men in their Champions League qualifier against Legia Warsaw. Efe Ambrose is sent off for hauling down Kucharczyk.

  22. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    tweets: Netball a non-contact sport? Fewer off-the-ball incidents in an Ayrshire juniors football match. At England v Barbados

    Glasgow 2014 netball
  23. Celtic 2-1 down

    Legia Warsaw score against Celtic to make it 2-1. Radovic takes advantage of some slack defending to tap home from inside the six yard box.

  24. Post update

    Jim Spence

    BBC Sport

    There is a Scottish interest at the table tennis at Scotstoun Sports Campus. Gavin Rumgay and Craig Howieson are teaming up to take on Sri Lanka's Dinesh Deshappriya and Rohan Sirisena in the 2nd round of the men's table tennis doubles.

    BBC table tennis
  25. Post update

    Scotland's Eilish McColgan says she was simply glad to be competing at Hampden after suffering from a debilitating virus, food poisoning and then heart palpitations earlier this year.

    Eilish mccolgan

    "I didn't think I'd even be here at the start of the Games with the illness problems I've had so just to be racing, I couldn't be any happier," she tells BBC Sport after finishing sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase.

    "I think my mum and dad will be proud of me. It's not the quickest I've ever run but it gives me a platform to build on."

  26. Gymnastics

    The women's individual all-around final is well under way and it is a great start for Scotland's Emma White as she produces a superb beam routine for a 12.900.

    She leads the way after three of four rotations and laps up the applause from the crowd with a smile and a wave.

    But the leaderboard will all change when the second group takes to the floor at around 20:17 BST.

    Watch it live now

  27. Hammer time

    Scotland's Mark Dry has been presented with his hammer throw bronze to a rapturous Hampden reception.

    mark dry
  28. Scottish hopes

    It's been a quiet day so far for Scottish medallists but there could still be some late glory at Hampden.

    Alison Roger and Kirsty Yates are through to the shot put final which starts at 20:40 while Guy Learmonth is through to the 800m semi-finals.

  29. Legia Warsaw equalise

    Legia Warsaw have equalised against Celtic in their Champions League qualifier, with Miroslav Radovic grabbing the goal.

    Just moments earlier Callum McGregor had opened the scoring with a curling shot after seven minutes.

  30. Goal

    Legia Warsaw 0 Celtic 1 (McGregor)

  31. Cone-tastic

    The famous Duke has got some new headgear to celebrate the Scottish gold medal successes at the Commonwealth Games

    duke of wellington
  32. Hard luck Eilish

    Eilish McColgan could not keep the pace with the three Kenyans who ran away with the 3,000m steeplechase. She came home in sixth place.

  33. Polish trouble

    Celtic fans have allegedly been attacked in Warsaw before tonight's Champions League qualifier against Legia Warsaw.

    The incident is understood to have taken place at a bar in the city with at least one Hoops fan injured.

    A spokesman for the Parkhead club said: "We are aware of an attack on Celtic supporters and are currently investigating."

  34. For the high jump

    Scotland's Ray Bobrownicki has been eliminated from the high jump final at Hampden

  35. Celtic match

    "It's a nice stadium. It's noisy but the Celtic fans are here also so that's good," says Celtic manager Ronny Deila.

    BBCSportsound provides live text coverage of Legia Warsaw v Celtic

  36. Post update

    Ten minutes until Eilish McColgan and Lennie Waite race in the 3,000m steeplechase final. Watch it here

  37. Late medal

    Mark Dry won his bronze medal in the men's hammer too late last night to have a medal ceremony. He'll get his hands on his medal in about half and hour

  38. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    So it's four Scots in Friday's boxing semi-finals. Ham and Ahmed came up against top quality boxers today. Taylor, Lavelle, Flynn, McFadden left in

  39. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Boxing: Unanimous decision: India's Laishram too powerful for Aqeel Ahmed. Scot admits better man won and says he'll be back. Gave Indian good fight.

  40. Diving

    Gold for England's Jack Laugher in the 1m springboard final. Scotland's James Heatly comes in 9th with a 345.60 score.

  41. Post update

    Brian McLauchlin

    BBC Scotland

    tweets: Home of Real Sociedad with the Dons on the pitch training.

    Aberdeen training in Spain
  42. Netball defeat

    Scotlandlost to Northern Ireland in the netball earlier by 32-37. Three defeats in four games for the Scots team.

  43. Defeat for Ahmed

    Scotland's Aqeel Ahmed's quest for a Commonwealth medal is stopped by Laishram Devendro of India.

    The young Scot put plenty of effort into his fight against Devendro but was knocked to the canvas in the second round and never looked to have fully recovered by the final round.

  44. Post update

    BBC Scotland Travel


    Edinburgh Airport: Eastfield Rd CLOSED just off A8 Glasgow Rd by RTA. Delays to and from the Airport & both ways on A8 Glasgow Rd too.

  45. Post update

    Jim Spence

    BBC Sport

    Table tennis at Scotstoun for me tonight. Takes me back to my youth club days with the Rev Jack Scroggie in Dundee.

  46. Kylie for closing ceremony

    Kylie Minogue will headline the Glasgow 2014 closing ceremony.

    The Australian pop star will be joined by Deacon Blue, Lulu and new act Prides as the curtain comes down on the games at Hampden on Sunday.

    Singer songwriters Dougie Maclean will also make an appearance at the closing ceremony.

    Kylie, who has sold over 68 million records worldwide, provides a link to the 2018 Commonwealth Games which will be held in Australia's Gold Coast City.

  47. Can't get her out of my head

    Kylie is confirmed for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony on Sunday at 9pm

    Kylie minogue
  48. Post update

    Jamaicans meet Glasgow schoolchildren

    Graham Fraser

    BBC Scotland

    This afternoon, I was in north Glasgow where some local schoolchildren got the chance to meet three Commonwealth Games medallists from the Jamaican team.

    Kimberly Williams (triple jump) and O'Dayne Richards (shot put) were joined by 400m silver medallist Novlene Williams-Mills.

    The children had all been attending a summer camp run by NG Homes and Celtic FC Foundation at the Keppoch Campus, and were delighted when the athletes turned up to give them awards for their hard work.

    Jamaicans at school

    For the athletes, they said are all enjoying life in Glasgow...even if the weather is a bit chilly for them.

  49. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    One of my sporting heroes, ex-world champ Jim Watt, is here at the SECC. Think he'd sing Flower of Scotland for us?

    jim watt
  50. Post update

    Scotland 10,000m runner Beth Potter: "Massive shout out to Scottish Rail for making an announcement on the PA and completely embarrassing me and Kate Avery at Argyle St Station!"

  51. Post update

    British Athletics tweets: Hampden weather update - there's a swirling wind however 'that fine rain that soaks you through' is easing off.

  52. Post update

    Former Scottish athlete Lee McConnell, who won Commonwealth Games medals in 2002 and 2006, tweets: Not too happy that its cold wet and windy at Hampden. Athletes are not going to like this

  53. Jones denied

    Scotland's Sarah Jones misses out on a wrestling bronze medal as she is defeated 13-0 by India's Navjot Kaur. The result means that the Glaswegian will finish the -69kg competition in fifth place.

    Jones beaten
  54. Travel delays

    BBC Scotland Travel


    Glasgow - athletics at Hampden .. very congested on Polmadie Rd & Aikenhead Rd And expect 35min delay at Central for trains to Mount Florida

  55. Post update

    Blast compensation blocked

    The owners of a plastics factory which exploded in Glasgow killing nine people have blocked a compensation claim by a neighbouring firm damaged in the blast.

    ICL Plastics Ltd opposed the claim by decorators merchant David T Morrison on the grounds it was lodged outside the statutory five-year limit.

    Stockwell blast

    The explosion at ICL Plastics building in the Woodside district of Glasgow on 11 May 2004 killed nine people and resulted in 33 people being injured.

  56. Berget in Hoops squad

    Celtic have added new loan signing Jo Inge Berget to their squad for the Champions League third qualifying round first leg against Legia Warsaw. The Scottish side's striking options have also been boosted with the news that Anthony Stokes has recovered from a hamstring strain.

    Celtic train in Poland

    Former Motherwell attacker Henrik Ojamaa could feature for Warsaw, who are managed by former Blackburn, Manchester United and Rangers defender Henning Berg.

    Next Wednesday's second leg will be played at Murrayfield with Celtic Park having been used for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

    A place in the Champions League play-off round is the prize for the winner while the loser will enter the Europa League play-off.

  57. Angus into the final

    Kheredine Idessane

    BBC Scotland

    tweets: belated congrats to Angus McInroy who's qualified for the final of the Discus with a throw of 57m28

  58. Bronze for Etko

    Team Scotland tweets: Wrestling: Time to Celebrate - Viorel Etko does so in style! #GoScotland

    viotrel etko
  59. Number one Clyde

    Glasgow 2014 mascot Clyde is proving to be a hit with the public, with 45,000 cuddly dolls of the cheeky thistles being sold since July.

    Clyde cuddly toys

    Games organisers confirmed that sales of merchandise had exceeded expectations with t-shirts, caps and badges all proving popular with sports fans.

  60. Netball now

    Scotland are taking on Northern Ireland in the netball at Glasgow 2014. Watch it live here

  61. Massive bonus

    Scotland's Daniel Keatings after winning his gymnastics all-round silver medal tells BBC Radio 5 live: "I was just happy to be here after the injury problems I've had.

    "So to win a medal is a massive bonus. I was cheering on Max Whitlock because although I compete for Scotland and he competes for England we are still British athletes and we want each other to do well."

  62. Silver gymnast

    Dan Keatings gets his silver medal in the gymnastics at Glasgow 2014

    dan keatings
  63. Bronze success

    Another medal for team Scotland. 36-year-old Vio Etko has won the bronze medal in the 61kg category in wrestling.

    The experienced former Scotland assistant head coach was in control from the start against Adam Vella from Malta.

    Etko, originally from Moldova, has been living in Scotland for the past 10 years

  64. Steve on Usain

    Five-time Olympic gold medallist rower Sir Steve Redgrave was asked by BBC Scotland's John Beattie what he thought of Usain Bolt reported comments on the Commonwealth Games.

    Sir Steve said he did not know if Bolt had made the comments but for a "world megastar" like the Jamaican sprinter it is the Olympics which is the platform he is looking for.

    Sir Steve Redgrave sets high bar for England Commonwealth Games team

    "I don't think the Commonwealth games has captured his imagination or he'd have been trying to compete in all the events that he normally competes in, instead of just the relay, so that's a little bit disappointing.

    "I think that the top stars, if they are fit enough and well enough and they get the opportunity, they should be competing. I competed at one Commonwealth games and would have loved another opportunity to have been able to do it.

    "In some ways athletes always see themselves as a little bit top of the tree and more flamboyant in terms of what they say."

  65. Coming up

    Ones to watch

    There's another bumper night of sport ahead on tonight's Commonwealth Games schedule.

    Some of the highlights involving Scottish athletes include:

    18:40 Men's High Jump Final Raymond Bobrownicki and Allan Smith are in action at Hampden.

    18:45 Men's Light Fly Boxing Aqeel Ahmed takes on Laishram Devendro of India in the quarter-final.

    18:30 Squash Scotland's men take on Papa New Guinea in the Pool H clash.

    19:45 Women's 3,000m Steeplechase final Eilish McColgan will hope to put her injury problems behind her

    You can watch all of the action online at the BBC Sport website (UK viewers only)

  66. Post update

    Christine Still

    BBC Sport gymnastics expert and veteran coach

    "Absolutely fabulous from Daniel Keatings to win silver, the crowd were willing him on and he peaked every move, he did every move to its maximum.

  67. Travel update

    An accident on the A726 Queensway westbound (towards Busby) is causing delays. It's just at the Peel Park Roundabout.

    The A7 Langholm is partially blocked due to an overturned lorry of chickens. Delays both ways.

  68. Gymnastics

    It looks like silver for Dan Keatings in the men's all-round gymnastics. England's Nile Wilson failed to match Keatings on the final apparatus. England's Max Whitlock is in gold position.

  69. Gymnastics

    Daniel Keatings does an amazing high bar routine. Will it be enough to get him silver? We wait to see.

    daniel keatings
  70. Gymnastics

    Scotland's Daniel Purvis lands a double-twisting dismount on the high bar, but it is not going to be enough to claw him back into the medal spots.

    He gives the crowd a downbeat wave as he ends his competition with a 13.466 score for a total of 84.865. He has clocked north of 90 in the past.

  71. Post update

    Scotland hockey player Emily Maguire tweets: "Gutted to lose 2-1 to England but so proud of this team and our performance. Gave it everything! Good luck England in the semis. We had incredible support today, thanks to everyone who supported us and drove us on! Wish we could have gotten the win for you"

  72. Post update

    ianbeattie1 tweets: 'Just having a wander round BBC At The Quay. What a brilliant place and great atmosphere, well done @BBCScotland'

  73. Post update

    Aimee Lewis

    BBC Sport

    "When the gymnasts are performing it's a bit like a cricket match: polite applause as they approach the apparatus, followed by silence and, then, slightly louder cheers, as if a cover drive has gone for four, when they dismount.

    "That's unless you're a Scottish gymnast. The rules change if you're in blue and white. If you're Dan Keatings or Dan Purvis it's as if you've smashed 36 in one over after every twist and twirl."

  74. Moyes in the clear

    Former Manchester United manager David Moyes is in the clear police said after he was investigated over an alleged bar-room bust-up.

    David Moyes is in the clear after an alleged assault on May 21

    Builder Josh Gillibrand, 23, had claimed the Scot attacked him at a wine bar in Clitheroe, Lancs on May 21.

    Witnesses reported Moyes, who had been sacked by Manchester United the previous month, was abused by a group of drunken young men shortly before he entered the bar.

  75. Fixture change

    Hearts' home Scottish Championship fixture with Livingston has been moved to Sunday 28 September with a 4.05pm kick-off, and will be screened live by BBC Alba.

  76. Post update

    Motorway problems

    BBC Scotland Travel


    tweets: M74 near Biggar: CLOSED northbound J13 Abington - J12 Millbank. Overturned 4x4. Police diverting traffic. 10 min delays.

  77. Post update

    Jane Lewis

    BBC Scotland

    The swimming golden boys! (Dan Wallace and Ross Murdoch - as if you didn't know)

    dan wallace, jane lewis, ross murdoch
  78. Gymnastics

    Scotland and England have two gymnasts each in the top four of the men's all-around final at #Glasgow2014. Watch live now on @BBCOne

  79. Gymnastics

    Standings after four apparatus:

    1. M Whitlock (Eng) 60.565
    2. D Keatings (Sco) 58.766
    3. N Wilson (Eng) 57.766

    Scotland's Daniel Purvis is just outside the medal spots, trailing Nile Wilson of England in third by a mere 0.567.

    Frank Baines is seventh on 55.324.

    Parallel bars to come

  80. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Scotland now has four boxers in semi-finals: McFadden, Flynn, Taylor and Lavelle. Can Motherwell's Aqeel Ahmed make it five this evening?

  81. Science centre

    A statement from Glasgow Science Centre said: "Today at around 14:00, four tiles were dislodged from the west end of the roof of the Science Centre by the action of high winds.

    "No one was hurt but as a precaution some areas around the building were closed temporarily while an inspection was undertaken. An all-clear was received and the site was re-opened."

  82. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Stephen Lavelle speaks to BBC Sport's John Inverdale after reaching the 91kg boxing semi-finals. He is one happy man!

    Stephen Lavelle speaks to BBC Sport's John Inverdale after reaching the 91kg boxing semi-finals. He is one happy man!
  83. Post update

    Team Scotland tweets: "Athletics: @jaynenisbetPT jumps into the Final in style. #GoScotland"

  84. Area cleared

    Police cleared part of the site at BBC At the Quay after reports of something loose on the roof of the Glasgow Science centre. The incident was investigated and the area has since reopened.

    scienec centre
  85. Bitter taste

    Celtic's shirt sponsors have described the advertising rules in Poland as "absurd" and "unreasonable" after the club were forced to change the sponsors logo on their shirts from "Magners" to "Tennents" for tonight's Champions League qualifier against Legia Warsaw.

    Celtic have been forced to change their sponsor logo from Magners to Tennents for the Champions League qualifier with Legia Warsaw

    The advertising of alcohol brands is generally prohibited in Poland under its anti-alcohol regulations, but an exception is made for beer brands which are widely promoted at Polish football matches.

    Paul Condron, Group Marketing Director at Magners, said: "As Celtic's shirt sponsor we feel strongly that we should be free to display the Magners brand on the Celtic shirt in Warsaw."

    He added: "C&C Group is committed to promoting its brands responsibly but we view these Polish national regulations as simply absurd."

  86. Post update

    Keir Murray

    BBC Sport Scotland

    Had a quick word with Joe Ham after he lost his quarter final bout to the excellent English boxer Qais Ashfaq. Ham says southpaw Ashfaq was "awkward".

    England"s Qais Ashfaq (blue) in action against Scotland"s Joe Ham in the Men"s Bantam (56kg) Quarter-final
  87. Squash

    Scotland are facing New Zealand in the Mixed Doubles Squash pool. Follow it live

  88. Gymnastics

    After the opening two rounds of the men's individual gymnastics, Scotland's Daniel Keatings is in second, behind England's Max Whitlock. Next comes the rings.

  89. St Mirren sign Ball

    St Mirren have signed striker Callum Ball from Derby.

    The 21-year-old scored five goals in two trial games with the Buddies and bolsters new manager Tommy Craig's squad for the coming season.

  90. Baines slips off

    Scotland's Frank Baines was the first gymnast in the leading group to take to the pommel horse but it did not go well. His bid for a medal went out the door as he lost his grip and slipped off.

    He looks disgusted with himself but he's a young lad and he'll learn from it. "He's a very stylish gymnast with great technique," says the BBC's Christine Still.

  91. Boxer beat

    Scotland's Joe Ham loses out to England's Qais Ashfaq in the 56kg bantam. The man from Leeds goes through to the 56kg semi-finals, guaranteeing himself at least a bronze medal.

  92. 'Top effort'

    Scottish hockey player Chris Grassick tweets: Top effort from the Scottish girls. Couldn't ask for more

    Nikki Kidd of Scotland celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the Women"s preliminaries match between Scotland and England
  93. 'All smiles'

    Neil Johnston

    BBC Sport

    Usain Bolt turned up to watch the Jamaican women's netball team take on New Zealand after denying claims he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games.

    The Times newspaper quoted the Olympic 100m champion as saying he was "not really" having fun in Glasgow.

    Usain Bolt watching netball at the Commonwealth Games

    But Bolt was all smiles as he appeared during the second quarter of the match at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre this morning.

    He later took part in a Mexican Wave. If he really is not enjoying his time in Glasgow, then he is doing a fine job at disguising it.

  94. Scots gymnasts through

    BBC Scotland Sport tweets: "Dan Purvis, Dan Keatings and Frank Baines are in the Men's All-Around final"

  95. Your pictures

    Magic moment

    Colin MacPhail sent us this fantastic shot of a dolphin frolicking in the Moray Firth.

    Dolphin swimming in the Moray Firth

    Colin said: "On a trip on our friends' boat we came across a pod of dolphins in a very playful mood. I've never actually seen dolphins jumping out of the water before, it was a magical experience."

    You can tweet us your pics using #ScotlandLive or email them here.

  96. Post update

    Virgin trains delayed

    Virgin trains operating out of Glasgow Central have been delayed after a man got on to a bridge parapet in northern England.

    Services have been terminating at Carlisle, with bus connections taking passengers on to Preston.

    Virgin said the man had been removed from the bridge shortly after 12:30 this afternoon and work was under way to restore power to the line.

    The line currently remains closed between Carlisle and Preston.

  97. Post update

    Suspension at baby ashes crematorium

    A senior member of staff at Aberdeen crematorium has been suspended amid an investigation into the handing of baby ashes.

    Crematorium superintendent Derek Snow has been suspended from his post during the probe led by Dame Elish Angiolini.

    The former Lord Advocate is looking at the possible mishandling of babies' ashes at crematoriums around Scotland, including Hazlehead.

    An earlier city council investigation found no evidence of wrongdoing.

  98. 'Utter confidence in story'

    The Scottish editor of The Times, Angus Macleod, told the BBC the newspaper stood by its story about Usain Bolt.

    "We stand by this story 100%.

    "We have utter confidence in this story," he said.

    The paper quote Bolt as saying he was "not really" having fun in Glasgow. The sprinter took to later to say the report was "nonsense".

    Copy of today's Times newspaper
  99. Muir withdraws from 800m

    Kheredine Idessane

    BBC Scotland

    Scotland's Laura Muir has withdrawn from today's heats of the 800m.

    Laura Muir after the final of the 1,500m at Glasgow 2014

    Muir was due to go in the fourth and final heat at 12:20, but is understood to be disappointed and upset following last night's 1500m final in which she appeared to be clipped by another athlete with around 100m to go when she was in contention for a medal. She ended up in 11th place.

  100. 'Take Mr Bolt at his word'

    The chief executive of the Commonwealth Games Federation, Mike Hooper, told this morning's Games briefing he was "very pleased" with the way Usain Bolt had responded to allegations he had been disparaging about Glasgow 2014.

    He added: "We take Mr Bolt at his word."

    The Olympic 100m champion took to Twitter earlier to deny a report in The Times newspaper that he was "not really" having fun in Glasgow.

    Mike Hooper
  101. Post update

    Man detained at athletes' village

    A man has been detained by police following an early morning disturbance at the Commonwealth Games athletes' village in Glasgow.

    The Glasgow 2014 athletes' village

    Police Scotland said the 30-year-old was currently in custody following the incident, which took place at the site in Dalmarnock, in the city's east end, at about 06:00 BST on Wednesday.

  102. Hockey - England beat Scotland

    In the women's hockey Scotland were beaten 1-2 by England.

    Scotland threw everything at the "Auld Enemy" in the second half as they tried to keep their medal hopes alive but England hung on to make it through to the semi-finals.

  103. Raising the roof

    The BBC's Kevin Keane tweets: "Roof being raised at wrestling as England's George Ramm takes on Scotland's Viorel Etko. #Glasgow2014"

    England's George Ramm takes on Scotland's Viorel Etko at the wrestling
  104. Female athletes 'phenomenal'

    Scotland's Commonwealth Games minister has praised the performance of Team Scotland's women.

    Shona Robison pointed out that the nation's sportswomen had already won more medals than at any other Commonwealth Games, 46% of the total haul so far.

    She said: "I'm enormously proud of these women. They are phenomenal role models and I'm absolutely convinced that they will inspire a new generation of Scottish female athletes to take up sport.

    "The eyes of the world's media are on our sporting heroes and I'm certain this will continue beyond the Games."

  105. Post update

    BBC Scotland Live - your views

    Anonymous: Scotland Live page is excellent, really well laid out, easy to use. Manages to be up to date, trustworthy and irreverent. Feels friendly yet authoritative. Well done!

    We'd really like to hear your thoughts on the new Scotland Live format - tweet us using #ScotlandLive, email us here or text to 80295.

  106. 'Don't create lies'

    Sprinter Usain Bolt has turned to Twitter to responded to allegations that he isn't enjoying Glasgow 2014.

    He tweets: "I'm waking up to this nonsense..journalist please don't create lies to make headlines"

    Screen grab of Usain Bolt's twitter feed
  107. Get inspired Live

    Sir Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent are currently live in the hot seat at BBC at The Quay.

    Sir Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent speak to the BBC's Jane Douglas

    Jill Douglas is inviting questions from the audience as well as testing the Olympic rowers' resolve and focus… on a home-made putting green. The Q&A is part of BBC Sport's Get Inspired initiative.

    Watch it live.

  108. 'Utter rubbish'

    Chris McLaughlin

    Commonwealth Games reporter, BBC Sport

    Usain Bolt's manager says reports linking the Jamaican sprinter to disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games are "utter rubbish".

    The Olympic champion has been quoted in a number of newspapers this morning after being allegedly overheard outside the Athletes' Village saying the Glasgow games were "not as good as the Olympics".

    His manager Ricky Simms told BBC sport "the atmosphere in and around the stadiums has been absolutely fantastic and I have absolutely no idea where these quotes have come from".

  109. Usain Bolt - your views

    David Burns tweets: "#ScotlandLive Maybe Bolt should have tried taking part in things then"

  110. Medal table

    Medal table graphic

    Scotland is currently fourth in the medal table, just behind Canada, but there are more medal prospects later today.

  111. Driverless cars - your views

    Graham in Westray: Driverless cars - what a load of tosh! If people really want to sit and shave or read a paper on their way to work, then call a taxi, get the bus or the train. What is the point and why on earth would the Govt want to spend oodles of cash on this when there are so many others in urgent need of their help.

    Anonymous: Great idea. 40% of drivers are so incompetent they shouldn't be on the road. And they would park legally too, unlike the idiot drivers in Musselburgh who park on white zig zags, on double yellows, on corners with two wheels, on double yellows and at bus stops.

    Muriel in Blackwood: I'd rather be in a driverless car than with some of the drivers I know!!!

  112. Post update

    Today at the Games

    It's another big day ahead at Glasgow 2014.

    Scotland and England's women have already started playing their key Pool B match - a place in the semi-finals is at stake. Click on the Live Coverage tab above to watch the match live.

    Scotland play England at hockey

    Elsewhere, the diving competition starts in Edinburgh at 10:00, while a packed day of athletics awaits at Hampden. The action there also starts at 10:00.

    In netball, Scotland play Northern Ireland at about 17:00 this afternoon.

    And Team Scotland have a good chance of medals in both the bowls and the wrestling, which take place throughout the day.

  113. Have you enjoyed the Games?

    Clark Ainsworth

    BBC News

    If newspaper reports are to be believed sprinter Usain Bolt is a little underwhelmed by Glasgow 2014.

    The Games have seen sunshine - for the first few days at least - and huge crowds showing their support for athletes from around the world. Team Scotland has also taken a record haul of medals.

    Have you enjoyed the Games? If so what has been your main highlight?

    Or are you in the Bolt camp? Have the Games passed you by?

    Let us know what you think. You can tweet us using #ScotlandLive, email us here or text using 80295.

  114. Excitement builds in Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Evening News

    tweets: Good Morning Edinburgh! Big day today. The Commonwealth Games are back in the Capital today as Diving comes to the Commie pool. Excited?

  115. Post update

    Morning Call

    Louise White

    Presenter, Morning Call

    This morning, we're talking about driverless cars and para sport.

    With the government announcing that driverless cars could be on the roads as early as January 2015, I'm asking whether you'd welcome them on your street.

    Also, with will Scotland's success in para sports at Glasgow 2014 help change attitudes towards disability?

    Lines are open now - call 0500 92 95 00, text 80295 or email us at

    You can listen live by clicking on the link at the top of this page.

  116. "Off day" for Bolt?

    He may be the most popular athlete in the world, but Usain Bolt has risked the wrath of Glaswegians by calling the Commonwealth Games "a bit s***".

    Usain Bolt poses with children at Glasgow 2014

    Speaking to The Times newspaper, Bolt, who is set to run for Jamaica in the 4 x 100m relay at Hampden on Friday and Saturday, said "the Olympics were better".

    A spokesman for the Commonwealth Games Federation dismissed Bolt's comments and described Glasgow 2014 as "fantastic". He added that the athletics superstar must be "having an off day".

  117. Listen live

    Gary Robertson

    Click on the link at the top of page to listen to Gary Robertson and Hayley Millar on Good Morning Scotland.

  118. Record breaking

    Glasgow 2014 is Scotland's most successful ever Games following Tuesday's men's team gymnastics silver.

    Scotland's Jen McIntosh

    Swimmer Daniel Wallace added to that tally when he won silver in the men's 200m individual medley after arriving at the pool wearing a kilt.

    Shooter Jen McIntosh, pictured above, also won silver in the 50m rifle 3 positions - becoming the first Scottish woman to win five Commonwealth medals in the process.

    And a bronze at the end of the day for hammer thrower Mark Dry at Hampden Park took the host nation's medal tally to 37.

  119. Bigger and better

    Marianne Taylor

    BBC Scotland news

    If you click on the Scotland Live link on the BBC News Scotland homepage, you'll notice that we've moved to a new and improved format.

    The main change is that the page is bigger, brighter and more lively and we'll be able to bring you more high quality pictures and video.

    If you click on the Key Video tab, you'll find video highlights of Team Scotland's successes in swimming, shooting and gymnastics, and footage of Princes William and Harry meeting Usain Bolt.

    We hope you like it - let us know what you think using Twitter #ScotlandLive or by email.

  120. Games travel

    BBC Scotland Travel


    There's lots going on at the SECC precinct today, so Exhibition Centre station will be particularly busy.

    If you're going to the athletics at Hampden, don't forget to leave plenty of time for your journey - Mount Florida station is likely to be exceptionally busy. Shuttle buses are running from the city centre.

    On the roads, the Clyde Expressway eastbound is restricted near Finnieston Street, so only use it for essential journeys and expect delays if you do.

    In Edinburgh, diving gets under way at the Royal Commonwealth Pool this morning, with restrictions in place around Holyroodpark Road and Dalkeith Road.

  121. Good Morning Scotland

    BBC Radio Scotland

    Hayley Miller and Gary Robertson are live on BBC Radio Scotland with all the latest national and international news and analysis, including a preview of the day's sporting action at Glasgow 2014.

    Listen online here.

  122. Today's weather

    BBC Scotland Weather


    It's a cloudy start for many of us with some outbreaks of rain across parts of the west from Argyll stretching across to Dundee and north of the Great Glen.

    The showers will become less frequent and more scattered during the morning and it will continue to brighten up as we go into the afternoon. It'll be mainly dry with some brightness in the east for much of the day, with more sunshine coming through for the afternoon.

    It'll be a noticeably breezy day with a fresh westerly - strong along the north coast and up through the Northern Isles. Winds ease as we go through the afternoon, with temperatures holding up at 20C to 21C at best, most likely through Inverness and down the east coast from Aberdeen, down through Dundee and Edinburgh.

    Closer to 18C in and around the Glasgow area, 17C for the Western Isles and a cooler and fresher 15C up through the Northern Isles.

  123. Welcome

    Marianne Taylor

    BBC Scotland news

    Good morning and welcome to BBC Scotland Live, your minute-by-minute guide to all the action and atmosphere at day seven of Glasgow 2014.

    We will, of course, also bring you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the country.

    Let us know what you think and send us your pics. You can tweet us using #ScotlandLive, email us here or text using 80295.