Scotland has hosted the Commonwealth Games three times – in Edinburgh in 1970 and 1986, and in Glasgow in 2014.
Ahead of the 2022 Games getting under way in Birmingham on Thursday, here’s a look at some of the best pictures from those sporting extravaganzas.
Edinburgh 1986: Opening ceremony at Meadowbank Stadium
Edinburgh 1986: Liz McColgan wins gold in the 10,000m
Edinburgh 1986: Closing ceremony at Meadowbank Stadium
Glasgow 2014: Athletics at a packed Hampden
Glasgow 2014: Games logo looms large over the city
Glasgow 2014: Usain Bolt sprints to gold at Hampden
Glasgow 2014: Clyde the mascot entertains crowds
Glasgow 2014: Cycling road race through the city centre
Glasgow 2014: Derelict land turned into athletes’ village