Commonwealth Games 2014 Best Moments: 12 Things We Learned From #Glasgow2014

3 August 2014, 18:06 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10

Tom Daley wins gold at the Commonwealth Games 2014

As 11 days of incredible sporting moments come to an end, we take a look at the best moments from the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

There's been tears, laughter and a LOT of lycra, but exactly what was it about #Glasgow2014 that really caught our attention. Take five and grab yourself a bucket of cold water as we take a look at the best moments from the Scottish knees-up.

1. Let's kick things off with Usain Bolt showing the Glasgow crowd just how well he can dance like Cheryl. #CrazyStupidLove

Usain Bolt Commonwealth Games 2014

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2. Even the Royal Family got involved in the party vibe with a bit of photobombing banter. We had not one, not two, but THREE hilarious moments during the games...

The Queen photobomb Commonwealth Games 2014
(Picture: Twitter)
Prince Harry photobomb Commonwealth Games 2014
(Picture: Facebook)
Prince William photobomb Commonwealth Games 2014
(Picture: Twitter)


3. Athlete Greg Rutherford channeled his inner Luke Hemmings (5SOS) to secure the Long Jump gold...

Greg Rutherford wins gold at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow

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4. Tom Daley STILL looks great in those cheeky little speedos! Here he is doing his washing on day nine...

Tom Daley in his wet speedos


5. It's not just pop stars who fall over in front of thousands of fans. Nice trip?

Although we STILL can't get over that Connor from The Vamps moment earlier this year...

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6. Tartan is STILL cool. Our pop stars love it, we love it and the Opening Ceremony TOTALLY loved it... A LOT!

Commonwealth Games Tartan


7. Louis Smith proves that the #selfie era is still going strong as he poses with his gymnastics crew...

Louis Smith selfie

No offence Louis but you're going to have to recruit a few more people if you think you can challenge our #selfie efforts! #Lame. Here's the Scottish Athletic team's attempt... 

Scottish Athletic team Commonwealth Games 2014

But still nowhere as good as this one of ours with Chezza...

Capital selfie with Cheryl


8. Our GB teams are WAAAAAAAAY better at the Commonwealth Games sports than they are at the World Cup. We were actually in it until the end! Just look at the final Medal Table...

Commonwealth Games 2014 Medal Table

9. Tea cakes in Scotland are MASSIVE! Surely you can't finish one of those bad boys on your own? A moment on the lips...

10. She said YES! Romance certainly isn't dead and to prove it here's Scottish Cyclist Chris Pritchard proposing to his partner literally moments after competing...

Scottish Cyclist Chris Pritchard

Awww, what a teary moment. We're off to buy a hat.

11. Back to the opening ceremony and the Loch Ness monster looks WAY nicer than it sounds in stories. Still, nice to know they've finally found it after all this time...

Loch Ness Monster

(Image: Buzzfeed

12. And finally...the comedians, passionate sports fans and damn right ignorant all came out of the woodwork on Twitter. Who knew that 140 characters could be so entertaining...


So that's it. What an amazing sporting event. Glasgow... we salute you!

P.s Did this guy ever find his pants? #Random

Naked man Commonwealth Games 

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Logo

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