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Sanderson’s pupils meet Christine Black and Catriona Matthew

Pupils from Sanderson’s Wynd Primary School in Tranent struck it lucky when chosen for the latest Big Hit Festival at Meadowmill Sports 
Centre.

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Dunfermline water polo quintet chosen for ASA Inter-regions

Dunfermline water polo quintet chosen for ASA Inter-regions

Five youngsters from Dunfermline Water Polo Club have been selected to compete in the ASA Inter-regions for 
players born after 2000.

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Keanna sets new record

Keanna MacInnes (Firrhill High School) won a medal at the recent Ontario Junior International Meet in Canada - and she was in sparkling form again at the weekend’s Geneva Interational Meet.

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The Manor F1 team collapsed into administration earlier this month. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Manor F1 team in race against clock to stay on track

The Manor Formula 1 team is facing a race against the clock to secure its survival as the cash available to pay its 200 staff is set to run out within days.

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A new cycle lane recently opened on Leith Walk - but cyclists have complained about having to dodge a lamppost in the middle of it. Picture: Greg Macvean/JP Resell

Average Scot ‘has not ridden a bicycle in nine years’

The average Scot has not ridden a bike in nine years, despite a growing interest in cycling across the country, a survey has found.

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Jockey Brian Hughes guided Project Bluebook to victory in the feature race at Musselburgh. Picture: Daniel Smith/Getty Images

Brian Hughes and Project Bluebook win Musselburgh feature

Project Bluebook followed up his New Year’s Day course and distance success when he romped to an impressive 
victory in the feature race at Musselburgh.

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Calum MacLeod formed a crucial partnership with Matthew Cross. Picture: Donald MacLeod

Scotland win again ahead of crunch game with Ireland

Matthew Cross and Calum MacLeod emerged as the heroes as Scotland snuffed out the challenge of Oman to clinch top spot in their group in the Desert T20 Challenge

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India's Yuvraj Singh celebrates scoring his 14th ODI century at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Picture: Aijaz Rahi/AP

India’s veteran batsmen sink England’s one-day hopes

Eoin Morgan’s defiant century was not enough to prevent England losing the second one-day international against India, who sealed the series with a 15-run victory in Cuttack.

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14th Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival will feature some of Scotland's top adrenalin-junkies.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival to showcase extreme sports

THERE are no prizes for a new climbing route, a first ski descent or for surfing a remote cold-water wave in Iceland.

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St. Kilda. Picture: Isla J. Robertson. National Trust for Scotland.

Six great Scottish islands you can only reach by sailboat

SCOTLAND boasts some of the most stunning islands in the world for scenery and wildlife, and many of the best are thankfully accessible by public transport - be it ferry, plane or road bridge.

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Benny Lynch after a fight at Shawfield Stadium in Glasgow in 1937.

Glasgow Film Festival to feature boxing champ Benny Lynch's rise and fall

One of Scotland’s forgotten sporting heroes is set to get top billing at the Glasgow Film Festival.
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Could the NFL be heading to Edinburgh? Picture; Getty

NFL ‘could host a game at Murrayfield’

MURRAYFIELD is being touted as a venue for money-spinning American football matches after NFL chiefs said they wanted to bring the sport back to Scotland.

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Scotland's  Richie Berrington plays a shot during the Desert T20 Challenge match against Holland at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Picture: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Scotland hold nerve against Dutch to seal semi-final spot

Scotland shook off a major dose of the jitters to dramatically snuff out the challenge of the Netherlands and clinch a place in the semi-finals of the Desert T20 Challenge.

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Welsh trainer Evan Williams enjoyed a double at Ayr. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Trainer Evan Williams enjoys double delight at Ayr

Welsh trainer Evan Williams sent two horses on a near 800-mile trip to Ayr Racecourse yesterdayand landed a short price double.

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Sports minister Aileen Campbell. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor/ JP License

Top athletes promote positive coaching

Sports minister Aileen Campbell is to meet some of Scotland’s top athletes today to promote positive coaching.

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Queensferry High School (blue), Liberton High School (red).

Aberdeen Grammar shock volleyball champions Queensferry

Schools from Langholm to Stromness have been taking to the court in the 2017 Scottish Schools Cup and are now battling it out to make it through the regional pools and into the national semi-finals.

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Victory at the double for Grimley badminton twins

Victory at the double for Grimley badminton twins

The impressive 16-year-old Glasgow School of Sport twins, Christopher and Matthew Grimley, started the year in style with victory in the men’s doubles at the Babolat Dunfermline Open at the Carnegie 
Leisure Centre.

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Trainer Martin Todhunter's Landmeafortune was an all-the-way success in the three-mile handicap chase at Ayr. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Neil McKnight saddles Master Ruffit to Ayr glory

Trainer Neil McKnight saddled Master Ruffit to win the feature race at Ayr Racecourse yesterday – the Racing UK Day Pass Just £10 Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase –almost a year to the day since his last win, which came at the same course.

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Scotland's John Higgins watches from his chair as Mark Allen plays a shot at the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace, London. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

John Higgins rues missed chances after early Masters exit

John Higgins was left to rue missed opportunities after suffering his twelfth first round Dafabet Masters exit in 23 appearances on Monday afternoon, losing 6-5 to Mark Allen.

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Nordic ski-ing.

The growing popularity of Nordic cross-country ski-ing

NORDIC skiing, also known as cross-country skiing, is a sport growing in popularity in Scotland.

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