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Tune in and keep up with the Commonwealth GamesGetty

The 20th Commonwealth Games is set to start in Glasgow this evening, with more than a billion people expected to tune in to the opening ceremony taking place at Celtic Park.

More than 4,000 athletes from 71 nations will compete over the next 12 days in what will be the largest multi-sport event to ever take place in Scotland.

For a full round-up of where to watch the events, IBTimes UK has compiled a comprehensive list of all the coverage on television and online.

Glasgow 2014 apps

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Two official apps have been launched for the Glasgow Games, available on both iOS and Android devices.

The My Games app gives users control over what's happening in the competition by tailoring the schedule, news and results to suit their tastes. Alongside the latest photos and videos, users who are in Glasgow will also be able to sift and sort through transport information and maps to find their way around.

The My Results app provides users with detailed scheduling information together with live results across all 13 venues.

It will also contain up-to-date medals tables and the option to select particular nations, athletes and sports for personalised notifications.



For full coverage of the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony, and everything in between, the BBC has you covered.

All the main events will be on BBC One and BBC Three, while the interactive Red Button will allow viewers to switch between different sports.

For those not in the UK, different national broadcasters are offering various forms of coverage, however web users anywhere in the world can go to the official Commonwealth Games Youtube channel for all the latest videos.

Social media

Glasgow 2014 has official channels across social media reporting news, live results and showing all the latest videos from the Games.

They can be followed on Twitter and Facebook through the Games' official channels, as well as through the pages of athletes and associations that will be attendance.