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.
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.
Thanks Suhasa Su for the tip!