The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

It will be the largest multi-sport event ever held in Scotland with 4,100 competing athletes, although the country previously hosted the 1970 and 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh.

Competitors come from 71 nations and territories, making up the Commonwealth family representing 2 billion citizens, will be competing in 17 sports - including Athletics, Cycling, Rugby Sevens, Gymnastics, Hockey and Boxing

And Getty Images is there capturing the action, excitement and drama from 11 days of competition

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