Glasgow secures Commonwealth Games

GLASGOW has secured the 2014 Commonwealth Games.A jubilant Alex Salmond has pledged to make the Games the greatest sporting event in Scotland's history.

GLASGOW has secured the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

A jubilant Alex Salmond has pledged to make the Games the greatest sporting event in Scotland's history.

The First Minister said ordinary Scots had played a part in securing the Games by their enthusiasm for the bid.

The Games would showcase Glasgow as "the friendly city'', said Mr Salmond, who described today's announcement as the culmination of years of hard work.

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