We look back at 2014 and 25 of the best pictures of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Nanjing Youth Olympic Games - What a year!
1. Gymnast Charlotte Sullivan flies through the air in her beam routine, Glasgow 2014 (c) Getty Images
2. Valerie Adams walks off the track after winning Gold in the Shot put, Glasgow 2014 (c) Getty Images
Darcina Manuel, formerly of Gisborne and now living in Perth, provided New Zealand with its third medal on the opening day of the Commonwealth Games by grabbing the bronze medal in the under-57kg d
The crack men’s sprint cyclists have won New Zealand's first gold medal of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
The men's cycling team pursuiters won New Zealand’s first medal of the Commonwealth Games at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome today.
It was close but no cigar for New Zealand in the Commonwealth Games women’s triathlon today.
New Zealand’s sprint cyclists certainly made their presence when the Commonwealth Games opened at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome today.
Lauren Boyle turned in a hugely impressive showing in her first swim of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Tauranga under-48kg judoka Chanel Kavanagh suffered a defeat in her opening bout at the Commonwealth Games today.
Auckland weightlifter Lou Guinares was below his best today when competing in the B group of the 56kg division at the Commonwealth Games.
For New Zealand lawn bowler Ali Forsyth, it was a case of cometh the hour, cometh the man when the Commonwealth Games began today.
There is an air of excitement at New Zealand HQ tonight in Glasgow as more than two hundred team members prepare to march into Glasgow’s Celtic Park stadium to celebrate the Opening of the XX Commo
Silver Ferns netball coach Waimarama Taumaunu struck a sentimental note at the New Zealand team’s pre-games media conference today.
By Joseph Romanos
The Glasgow Commonwealth Games haven’t even begun yet and they’re already more enjoyable than the last time Scotland hosted the games – in Edinburgh in 1986.