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Glasgow 2014 Sports

There are 17 sports on the program - 10 of these sports are core sports (they are always played) and 7 have been selected by the host city from a choice of sixteen. Compared to the previous Games in Delhi, the sports of triathlon, Basketball and Judo have been added, and Archery and Tennis dropped from the program.

Sport disciplines removed from from the program since 2010 include the walking events in athletics, synchronised swimming and Greco-Roman wrestling. New disciplines on the Commonwealth Games program include the triathlon mixed relay event and women's boxing.

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