THE contract to broadcast Glasgow's Commonwealth Games has been awarded to the firm behind legendary Australian soap Neighbours.
Global Television, which provides sets for Neighbours, and London-based sports producer Sunset+Vine will film the action for broadcasters worldwide.
The contract is expected to create up to 1000 jobs for Scotland's creative sector.
The joint venture will also collaborate with universities and colleges to train 120 Scotland-based students in live broadcast, creative and technology skills.
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