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Follow the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with the official app for Windows Phone

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First held in 1930, the Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. The games are the fourth largest multi-sport event in the world, after the Olympic Games, the Asian Games, and the Maccabiah Games. The XX Commonwealth Games are being held in Glasgow, Scotland right now and features around 4,950 athletes from 71 different nations and territories competing in 17 different sports. The official app for the Games has arrived for Windows Phone devices and is a great way to keep yourself up to date with the event.

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

The app allows you to look up the full schedule information for the two week event. There's also comprehensive results and medalists of all the events that have happened. You can check out the medal tally for the event, and dive into individual nations to look up details of the medalists.

You can check out the list and details of individual sports as well as participating athletes and teams. The app allows you to add nations, sports, and athletes as favorites to follow them closely. So, it's a great way to keep a track of the performance of your country's contingent and your favorite sportspersons.

Download the free Glasgow 2014 app for Windows Phone 8 devices from the Windows Phone Store. The app doesn't have a modern user interface, but is functional and works well. The startup time is annoying, but it breezes through after that. Give a whirl, and let us know how you like it.

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Thanks Suhasa Su for the tip!

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Follow the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games with the official app for Windows Phone

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Only bug I've found is that the app won't sign into Facebook Beta, which I've not experienced since using Beta. As to it's popularity, I'm guessing that those in Scotland & Wales will download it, the English won't bother, but for all those Lumia 520 bought in 'emerging markets' proved they can read English & their in The Commonwealth, it'll be a hit!!

Only loads long for the first time. There after it loads a lot lesser.
I guess it needs to update a lot of info about many sports.

Can we get any trick to subscribe CWG2014 games schedule in our outlook calendar just like FIFAWORLDCUP2014? I think that will be best if we get country wise games schedule in outlook calendar.

Shame that there will hardly be anyone downloading this add it'll make the developers think twice about developing for Windows Phone again :(

Agree that it doesn't have a smooth UI. But its functional and you get all the info. Many apps are worse than this.

I'm guessing India. As the CG excludes the US and Brazil, India is probably the biggest user base in the Commonwealth. The fact you can watch virtually any of the sports on interactive TV or online in the UK will negate me needing this. The BBC have it pretty well sewn up for coverage.

i am loving it to be honest! has been fantastic and helpful when i have been at all the games, updates quickly and has really made things simple to follow in the games. So happy they made a WP app

This is interesting to me as a typical ignorant of the rest of the world's sporting activities as American football has a grip on all the idiots over here. Nearly every sport is better than the time and money sink we call football. ESPN 3?? Where can I watch some events? Live streaming?