Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie says a survey of Games attendees showed overwhelming support for the event, and "we did much better than some people thought".
Channel Seven was given a detailed briefing ahead of the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony despite the broadcaster later saying it was shocked that athletes were not shown walking into the stadium.
After a closing ceremony that left Channel 7 hosts "furious" for not including athletes in the broadcast and featuring long, rambling speeches, Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie apologises.
Lauded by organisers as "inspirational" and "innovative", the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have come to an end with a heavily-criticised closing ceremony, with Channel Seven's hosts ripping into the event's organisers live on air.
A race walker and a triple jumper will be put on the next flight to India after a syringe was found in their room in the Commonwealth Games athletes' village.
Three Australian "cheats" were caught ahead of the Commonwealth Games, anti-doping authorities reveal, after drug testers conducted a huge operation to ensure the event was the cleanest ever.
The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, does not waste any time adjusting to a Gold Coast lifestyle, as he spends his first night in town for the Commonwealth Games partying at a Surfers Paradise nightclub.
If you are a person with a disability inspired to take up a para-sport, first you must undergo physical tests and an assessment to determine which class you are able to compete in.
It might be the home of the Commonwealth, but Commonwealth Games officials appear confused about where exactly England is. The official program for the opening ceremony lists the country as being located in Africa, along with its capital "Banjul".
Thousands of athletes and officials will begin descending on the Gold Coast next week, so what better way to iron out last minute kinks in the Commonwealth Games Athlete's Village than invite ABC reporter Tom Forbes to a slumber party?