COMMONWEALTH GAMES DAY 1: AUSTRALIA has its first gold medals of the Games thanks to our fastest men and women on two wheels.

    GLASGOW’S track and field program has been dealt a massive blow with track superstar Mo Farah withdrawing from the Commonwealth Games.

    AUSSIE squash player Zac Alexander has dramatically departed Glasgow after a successful appeal from fellow player Matthew Karwalski.

    CIARON Maher, the mop-topped kid and an ex-motocross and jumps rider from three generations of dairy farmers, has become a rising star in training ranks.

    THERE he was at a Brisbane hotel, the showman Kurtley Beale, grabbing a hotel vacuum cleaner and producing an incredible didgeridoo sound.

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    Smoke-Free

    The MCG is a smoke-free venue.

    Smoking is banned in all parts of the ground on both event and non-event days. This includes all outdoor seating areas, internal roadways and terraces.

    Pass-outs will be issued at a number of gates throughout the day or evening.

    In accordance with MCG regulations, members and their guests may be asked to leave the ground if they ignore the ban.