LiveGlasgow 2014: Day one as it happened

Summary

  1. Swimming - Ross Murdoch gold and Michael Jamieson silver in 200m breaststroke
  2. Judo - Scottish sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks both win gold
  3. Triathlon - England's Alistair Brownlee and Jodie Stimpson win gold
  4. Cycling - Sir Bradley Wiggins wins silver in team pursuit
  5. Athletics - Mo Farah withdraws from the Games
  6. Catch up on today's events using the 'Live Coverage' tab

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By Jonathan Jurejko and Mike Henson

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But for tonight it is goodbye from the Wales rhythmic gymnastic team and goodbye from me.

Well done everybody, I make that a day well spent.

Jonathan Jurejko will be back from 08:00 BST to take you through Day Two. Join him.

Friday's highlights

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What to look forward tomorrow then?

08:45 - Shooting: England's Amber Hill, who won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award in 2013, competes in the women's skeet.

11:00 - Track cycling: World champion Joanna Rowsell will be the favourite for England in the women's individual pursuit, though Canada and Australia will be well represented and Scotland's Katie Archibald has a strong shot at a medal, as does Elinor Barker for Wales.

19:00 - Swimming: A chance to see Michael Jamieson try and make amends for his 200m defeat in the men's 100m breaststroke semi-finals.

Coverage starts from 09:00 on BBC One and BBC Three, while you can follow up to 15 live streams on the BBC Sport website.

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Sir Chris Hoy

Six-time Olympic champion and BBC Sport cycling expert

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"Thanks to Rebecca Cobb aged 7 for this drawing of the velodrome that she did for me today, love the detail!"

Track Cycling

Sir Bradley Wiggins' only Commonwealth Games event ended in silver rather than gold as the England team pursuit squad were well beaten by an impressive Australian quartet.

Later, Wiggins said he would not ride the Tour de France again after telling the BBC that road racing is "cut-throat" with "no kind of loyalty".

England trio Jason Kenny, Philip Hindes and Kian Emadi were beaten by New Zealand in the team sprint final, while Australian Anna Mears romped to 500m time-trial gold,

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Danny Singham: Medal table looking fairly solid for England after day one-good job to the athletes!

Wendy Andre: Brilliant first day: England supreme in Triathlon and top of medal table.

Matt Tye: Didn't think I'd be this into the Commonwealth Games but it's been brilliant! And England racking up medals too.

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Sir Chris Hoy

Six-time Olympic champion and BBC Sport cycling expert

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"Not a bad day's work for the Renicks Family! Congratulations @Kimi48Renicks @judolouise5"

Athletics

The day began with the disappointing news that double Olympic champion Mo Farah had withdrawn from the Games to recover from a recent illness.

"I really wanted to add the Commonwealth titles to my Olympic and World Championships, but the event is coming a few weeks too soon for me," he said.

"My body is telling me it's not ready to race yet."

Medal table

You know that medal table at 22:21? Lies, pure lies.

The Wales rhythmic gymnastic silver medal has not made it's way through the system, that is what we are saying anyway.

This is the true state of affairs with all four of the home nations in the top 11. Lovely stuff.

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Stuart in Glasgow: 10 medals on day one? Four Gold! All after an epic opening ceremony! Glasgow has been golden so far, proud to be from this city.

Badminton

Scotland sent out a powerful message with two convincing wins on the opening day of the team competition. The host nation opened proceedings at the Emirates Arena by thrashing the Seychelles 5-0 and then hammering Guernsey by the same scoreline.

Their dominant performance put them top of Group C alongside New Zealand, their next opponents on Friday, and on course for a place in the quarter-finals.

Men's singles player Kieran Merrilees was among their most impressive performers, playing in both matches and spending a total of 41 minutes on court in winning 2-0 twice.

"We wanted to come in strong and be ready for the tougher matches coming up," he said.

Medal table

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So where does that leave the medal standings?

Well after a profitable day in the triathlon in Strathclyde Country Park England are clear at the top.

Scotland mined plenty of precious metal in the pool and are sitting pretty in third.

Gold Medal

Canada - team rhythmic gymnastics

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Wales led for much of the competition, but it is Canada who take gold in the team final. The Welsh have to settle for second with Malaysia taking bronze and England fourth.

Scotland finish in seventh with Lauren Brash wrapping up the competition with the final routine.

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England men's coach Bobby Crutchley after his side's 6-1 win over Trinidad and Tobago in their opening Group B match:

"We were a bit frustrated with the performance. There were good bits, but we were a bit slack with some of our passing and attacking play. Having said that I thought Trinidad and Tobago played well, they frustrated us and had a good game plan. There were certainly glimpses of some quality play for us across the 70 minutes and we will look to take that into the game against Malaysia on Sunday."

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Rebecca Adlington

Four-time Olympic medallist and BBC Sport swimming expert

"Wow what an evening @HannahMiley89 @RossMurdoch_ @mj88live @SiobhanMOConnor @aimee_willmott & the rest of the teams - huge congratulations!"

Swimming

Steve Parry

BBC swimming expert & Olympic bronze medallist

"There's no shame in what Michael Jamieson has achieved tonight with his silver medal. I hope this doesn't set him back."

Squash

Reigning world champion Laura Massaro of England eased her way into the last 16 with an 11-2 11-4 11-1 win against Lynette Vai of Papua New Guinea.

Reigning Commonwealth and world champion Nick Matthew moved into the last 16 by beating Jamaica's Chris Binnie 11-4 11-8 11-4, while there was also a second win of the day for England's former world number one James Willstrop, who finished proceedings at Scotstoun Sports Campus with an efficient 11-6 11-5 11-4 win over Gibraltar's Anthony Brindle.

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Track Cycling

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Meanwhile over on BBC One, Sir Bradley Wiggins has been mulling over about how he sees the rest of his career.

"The road is quite cut-throat really," said the 2012 Tour de France champion.

"That is fantastic for success, but I'm not sure how enjoyable it is."

He gives the distinct impression of a man who is done with politics and horse-trading of Grand Tours.

Full story up on the site soon.

Swimming

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200m breaststroke silver medallist Michael Jamieson: "The better man won on the day I guess. Ross Murdoch has been swimming world class times all season and he's a hell of talent. Breaststroke is about technique and stroke efficiency and you saw that from Ross, I don't know why mine wasn't there tonight. I couldn't have done any more in my preparation."

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200m breaststroke gold medallist Ross Murdoch: "I always dreamt I could do something like that in front of home crowd. I really thought I could challenge to be on the podium and I'm pleased to have come out and done it. It's mind-blowing. I've got a few more swims so I've got to calm down. Michael Jamieson is a hero to me, and someone I looked up to after the Olympic Games."

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Andrew: Unbelievable race from Ross Murdoch! He was so strong in the second half of that race, he just left Michael Jamieson trailing in his wake.

Gold Medal

Sukhen Dey (India) - men's 56kg weightlifting

In the men's 56kg weightlifting event, India's Sukhen Dey claims gold with a total weight of 248kg. Compatriot Ganesh Mali wins bronze and Zulhelmi Md Pisol of Malaysia silver.

The 25-year-old Dey claimed the silver medal in Delhi four years ago but went one better at the Clyde Auditorium after posting a 109kg lift in the snatch and then 139kg in the clean and jerk.

I'm not sure if this is deliberate Glasgow 2014 innovation, but it seems that at Tollgate that the winners' families get a fast-track ticket to poolside after the medal ceremony.

It means some lovely moments as the gold-medal wearer spys their folks and dives in for big hugs.

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Mark Foster

BBC Sport swimming expert & ex-CWG champion

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"Unreal swim @RossMurdoch and amazing atmosphere in the pool. Well done Scotland."

Medal Ceremony

Men's 200m breaststroke

Ross Murdoch takes a good long look at the golden gong hung around his neck. I'm still not sure that he believes that he is on the top step of the podium.

The national anthem might be where he starts to realise. The crowd bellow Flower of Scotland, but the victor can't accompany them to the end. Murdoch is soon in tears and it is hard to sing when your bottom lip is juddering with emotion.

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The Renicks sisters looked frazzled and slightly taken aback by the attention they've received after their double gold success.

"It's not sunk in for me because we've not had time to share it together," says Louise, winner of the -52kg final after her opponent was disqualified.

Her younger sister Kimberley has had more time to gather her thoughts, winning the -48kg weight category an hour or so before her sister. "I had to quickly go to anti-doping so I had to watch her on TV. I ran down and the first time I saw her someone's trying to take a photo of us."

Kimberley then teases her sister for conducting the crowd during part of the national anthem. "I saw her medal ceremony," she says. "I saw her getting the crowd involved. She took my showboating today - and people say I'm the poser!"

Swimming

Ian Thorpe

Five-time Olympic gold medallist & BBC swimming analyst

"It's important for the home nation to do well in the pool and Hannah Miley set the tone for Scotland. It will give the place a whole lift and Ross Murdoch has followed that up with a shock win. Michael Jamieson will be surprised as well, he's a guy who doesn't train to finish second. He looked shattered after."

Gymnastics

Team Wales on Twitter: Canada have gone into the gold medal position in the women's team rhythmic gymnastic final. Team Wales still in silver #GoWales.

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Can Wales regain the lead? You can watch the climax of the team competition on the live coverage tab at the top of this page. A Canadian lady is currently flicking and furling a ribbon and it really is quite incredible, lobbing it up with her toes and catching is a flip and forward roll later.

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Steph Brawn: Feeling sorry for Jamieson here though, looks terribly disappointed. Commiserations.

Sams Rolo: Congrats to Ross Murdoch! A brilliant performance from a worthy underdog.

Lee Savery: Imagine being the poster boy of the Games but you lose your final and the British record. Ouch.

Silver Medal

The England team of Fran Halsall, Amy Smith and Siobhan Marie O'Connor and Becki Turner finishes second in a new British record time of 3:35.72.

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"Michael Jamieson goes over to congratulate Ross Murdoch, but he looks distraught after finishing second to his fellow Scot. He's dreamt of this being his night for seven years."

Gold Medal

Australia - 4x100m freestyle relay

And the world record is gone into the bargain! Not just broken either shattered into a thousand tiny pieces.

3:30.98 is the new mark, replacing the 3:31.72 set by Netherlands in 2009.

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The final medal event of the evening is the women's 4x100m freestyle relay and Australia are the team to beat with an all-star squad featuring Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell.

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Scotland's Michael Jamieson after winning silver in the men's 200m breaststroke: "Ross took a big chunk out of his personal best and so deserved to win. I don't prepare to come second though and it is just not good enough."

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Steve Parry

BBC swimming expert & Olympic bronze medallist

"That is world class from Ross Murdoch, he's only just missed out on the world record. Michael Jamieson has been beaten tonight by one of the best breaststroke swimmers in the world so he can have no complaints."

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Ross Murdoch speaking to BBC One after victory in the men's 200m breaststroke: "There is no way that just happened. In the last 100m the sound was just amazing and it drove me on. I felt really good this morning in the heats but I didn't believe that I could do that. It is my grandad's 70th birthday so that is for him."

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Karen Pickering

BBC Sport aquatic sports expert & ex-CWG champion

"Ross Murdoch cannot believe it with the widest eyes I've ever seen and shaking his head in utter disbelief. He's not just beaten Michael Jamieson, he's taken his British record as well. Ross just went past Michael like he was a club swimmer."

Gold Medal

Ross Murdoch (Scotland) - 200m breaststroke

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What a swim and what a reaction to match it!

Ross Murdoch stares at the result on the digital display above the pool with his mouth gaping agog.

He has scalped the poster boy of the Games with an extraordinary swim and a new British and Commonwealth Games record.

Andrew Willis takes bronze for England.

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Away in the final of the men's 200m breaststroke and at half way it is Christian Sprenger leading from Michael Jamieson and Ross Murdoch.

And Murdoch leads at 150m...

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Australian rival Christian Sprenger took silver behind Michael Jamieson in Delhi four years ago, is the second fastest man in the Commonwealth this year and a former world record holder.

Jamieson's compatriot Ross Murdoch is also in red-hot form.

Let's find out what it all means...

Swimming

While the men sort out the 100m backstroke final line-up, we are just a matter of minutes from Michael Jamieson's big night out in the 200m breaststroke final.

The 25-year-old swam at Tollcross as a youngster and won silver in his pet event at London 2012.

He faces some significant opposition though who will want to deny him a happy homecoming.

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Aimee Lewis

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"England's Commonwealth champion Ashley McKenzie was waiting to see his room mate, Colin Oates, collect his gold medal so I thought I'd pester him.

"'I've got the World Championships in a couple of weeks so this is obviously a good stepping stone'," he says.

"'Coming here and getting gold is amazing and with my room mate getting gold as well makes it extra special'."

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Gina Lucia: There's a lots of pressure on Michael Jamieson for this swim. Hope he can zone it out.

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Steve Parry

BBC swimming expert & Olympic bronze medallist

On Scotland's Michael Jamieson in the 200m breaststroke final tonight: ""It's a massive risk-reward opportunity, if he does it he will absolutely be the man of the Games - if he doesn't, he's got to deal with all that pressure.

"I think he recognises that opportunity but it is a stacked event, there are couple of youngsters, you've got the Aussies who are looking really good and I don't know how you deal with that pressure. We passed four posters this morning on the road of Michael looking fantastic so everyone knows and they are hot tickets tonight for this 200m breaststroke final."

Swimming

The line-up for 100m butterfly final is being shaken out across two semi-finals at the Tollcross Swimming Centre.

Canadian Katerine Savard takes the first of the two races ahead of Australia's Emma McKeon and Jemma Lowe of Wales in third.

In the second race England's Siobhan Marie O'Connor, fresh from winning 200m freestyle silver, romps home ahead of Alicia Coutts of Australia and Elen Gandy, who used to represent England and Great Britain, but defected to join up with Australia after London 2012.

Gandy was born in Bromley, London, but emigrated with her family to Australia at the age of 16.

Squash

Scotland's Alan Clyne has been taken to the limits in his round of 32 singles match against India's Harinder Pal Sandhu.

After an hour and 33 minutes he has prevailed 12-14 11-9 13-15 11-1 11-9 to advance to the next round.

Gold Medal

Nekoda Davis (England) - women's -57kg judo

Gold in the women's under-57kgs went to England's Nekoda Davis, who beat Scot Stephanie Inglis in the final.

Davis, based at British Judo's Centre of Excellence in Walsall, scored a Waza-ari throw, which she followed up with a 25-seconds hold-down to clinch the title.

There was, though, more home success for Scotland as Glasgow fighter Connie Ramsay, a defeated quarter-finalist earlier on Thursday, secured bronze when she pinned down Cameroon fighter Paule Sitcheping.

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England's Colin Oates, gold medallist in the -66kg, beat close friend James Millar of Scotland in the semi-finals.

"I would have liked for that fight to have been in the final, and am really pleased he took a bronze medal, because he has worked so hard for so many years and missed out for a lot of events, then got a late call-up for this.

"But I had one goal - it was a gold medal, that is what I came here to deliver."