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  • The 22nd Commonwealth Games opening ceremony took place last night at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.
  • More than 5,000 athletes from 72 nations will compete in 280 events across 19 sports at 15 venues in the West Midlands over the next 11 days.
  • A number of Borderers will be taking part in the tournament and you can keep up to date on their progress on the Border Telegraph Live blog.
  • Good luck everyone


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