Stephen Lavelle celebrated the greatest result of his career after making the semi-finals of the heavyweight competition and securing at least a bronze medal with a unanimous points win over India's Amritpreet Singh.
David Millar reacted angrily when denied the chance to mark his final year of professional cycling with a fifth stage win in the Tour de France - but achieving success for Scotland in his home city would more than make up for the missed opportunity.
England's Leon Rattigan missed out on the chance to fight for gold when he lost his 97kgs semi-final - but Scotland could win their first Commonwealth Games wrestling medals since 1994 with three athletes in the bronze contests later on Wednesday evening.
England's Sarah Barrow and Tonia Couch had to settle for silver in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games women's synchronised 10-metre platform on day one of the diving competition at the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh.
Nigerian gold medallist Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games after an in-competition drugs test resulted in an anti-doping violation, the Commonwealth Games Federation has announced.
Scottish light-flyweight medal hope Aqeel Ahmed gave himself the perfect birthday present with victory over Alumasa Matayo Keya in their Commonwealth Games clash at Glasgow's SECC but was left unable to enjoy a slice of birthday cake.