2010 Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014

The Commonwealth Games in 2014 which is the 20th version of CWG will happen in Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. The Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 will take place for 11 days commencing from 24th of July to 3rd August 2014. It is expected to be the largest ever sport event that took place in Scotland.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014- Selection Procedure

The first country that was considered for hosting the 2014 CWG was Scotland. The bidding which began in March 2006, for the selection procedure, finally ended on November 9, 2007 with Glasgow being announced as the hosting place for the Commonwealth Games 2014. Glasgow won to Abuja with each receiving 47 and 24 votes respectively.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Venues

Main Stadia

  • Hampden Park, Scotland's National Football Stadium for Athletics, Closing Ceremony,

  • Celtic Park for the Opening Ceremony

East End Cluster

  • New National Indoor Sports Arena and the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome Complex is for Parkhead, Badminton and Track cycling

  • Glasgow Green for Road cycling, Field hockey, Cycling Time-trial events,

  • The Athletes' Village will be situated adjoining the National Indoor Sports Arena and Velodrome in Dalmarnock. Spreading over 35 hectares the village will house 2,500 residential units and 6,000 officials and athletes.

  • Tollcross Park Aquatics Centre for Race swimming events

  • Strathclyde Country Park for Triathlon event

West End Cluster

  • The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre for Wrestling and Judo
  • The Clyde Auditorium for Weightlifting
  • New Scottish National Arena for the Gymnastics and Netball events
  • Kelvingrove Park for Bowls
  • Kelvin Hall for Boxing tournament
  • Scotstoun Sports Centre for Table tennis and Squash

South Side Cluster

  • Ibrox Stadium for the Rugby Sevens tournament
  • Hampden Park for the Marathon
  • Cathkin Braes for Mountain biking

Satellite Venues

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool for Diving
The Shooting competitions will be held at 2 different outdoor venues namely the Strathclyde Police ranges at Jackton and Clay Target Ranges at Barry Buddon.

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Venues Sports

Total of seventeen sports events have been planned for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014:


  1. Swimming
  2. Diving
  1. Road
  2. Track
  3. Mountain
  1. Artistic
  2. Rhythmic
Field hockey
Lawn Bowls
Rugby sevens
Table Tennis
Shooting (Small Bore Rifle, Full Bore Rifle, Pistol and Clay Target)

Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014- Logo

The logo of the 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow depicts 2 Sprinters inter-woven to a tartan motif which represents Scotland. The official logo for the Commonwealth games 2014 Glasgow was revealed on March 8th, Commonwealth Day.

Last Updated on : 20 August 2010