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Thousands apply for Glasgow 2018 volunteer team in 24 hours

More than 2,000 people have applied for the Glasgow 2018 volunteer team in the first 24 hours.

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Ecurie Ecosse notched up consecutive wins at Le Mans in the 1950s. Picture: TSPL

Ecurie Ecosse plots historic return to Le Mans

ICONIC Scots racing team Ecurie Ecosse has confirmed a 2017 return to the Le Mans circuit where they registered a brace of famous victories precisely 60 years ago.

Dollars Jenny Walls, left, is in the Scotland Under-18 squad.

Dollar Academy girls make it three Scottish Senior Cups in a row

It’s the end of season and 
Dollar Academy has plenty to celebrate.

Rachel MacLean, left, and Rachel Andrew.

George Watson’s duo keep on winning national badminton titles

At last year’s Scottish Schools’ Championships, George Watson’s College’s Rachel Maclean and Aafreen Khan won the Junior (under-14) girls’ 

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Kyle Academys Ross Bulloch in action at Kelvin Hall. Picture: 
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Kyle Academy maintain seven-year winning run

Aberdeen Grammar, Queensferry High and Kyle Academy all celebrated victory doubles at the Scottish School Cup finals at the newly refurbished Kelvin Hall in Glasgow.

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Lewis Hamilton is confident he has got what it takes to win the Formula One world championship despite Sebastian Vettel romping to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Lewis Hamilton: I want to win the world title more than ever

A determined Lewis Hamilton has said he wants to win the world title more than ever before, and claimed his hunger has doubled this season as he prepares for a battle royale with Sebastian Vettel.

Scotland coach Howard Glenn and players Kelly Schafer, Lauren Gray, Vicki Adams, Anna Sloan and Eve Muirhead. Picture: AFP/Getty.

Eve Muirhead fights back for World Curling Championship bronze

Eve Muirhead’s Scottish women are bringing bronze medals home from China, following their 6-4 win over Sweden in yesterday’s bronze play-off game of the CPT World Women’s Curling Championship, here in Beijing.

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Jordan Coe, 20, from Falkirk a Thai boxer who has died suddenly in Thailand. Picture: Contributed

Tributes pour in for Scots Thai boxer who dies from heatstroke

Tributes have poured in from all over the world for a popular Scottish Muay Thai boxer who is understood to have died from heatstroke.

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Sebastian Vettel, right, and Lewis Hamilton embrace after the Australian  Grand Prix. Picture: AP.

Lewis Hamilton relishes rivalry as Vettel wins Australian GP

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is braced for a tougher rivalry with Sebastian Vettel than Nico Rosberg in what he believes will be the “best against the best” battling it out for this year’s Formula One crown.

Kirsty Gilmour won a badminton silver at the 2014 Commonwealth Games but budget costs could impact on 2018, with netball and parasport also affected

Cuts will cost us medals, claims sports chief Anne Smillie

Scotland’s medal chances at next year’s Commonwealth Games will be affected by government cuts, according to one leading sports chief executive.

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Scotland's Anna Sloan, left, and Sweden's Sara McManus sweep during their play-off at the Women's Curling World Championships. Picture: Getty Images

Bronze medal and revenge in Scots’ curlers’ sights

Scotland will play Sweden for bronze medals today at the CPT World Women’s Curling Championship.

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Mercedes Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest lap ever recorded at the Australian circuit.  Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton on pole and sets new Melbourne record

Lewis Hamilton is predicting a tight championship battle, despite clearing the first hurdle to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a brilliant pole position.

Edinburgh's Josh Taylor successfully defended his Commonwealth title at Meadowbank. Picture: Andy O'Brien

Cut head likely to deny Josh Taylor a ring return in May

Edinburgh’s Josh Taylor is confident the big fights will continue to come his way having successfully defended his Commonwealth super lightweight title at Meadowbank.

Sir Bradley Wiggins has vowed to 'shock a few people'. Picture: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Bradley Wiggins: Doping is the worst thing to be accused of

Sir Bradley Wiggins has vowed to “shock a few people” when he finally has his say on doping allegations.

Josh Taylor retained his Commonwealth super lightweight title. Pictures: Andrew O'Brien

Severe cut can’t stop Josh Taylor as he stops ‘Warrior’ Joubert

Josh Taylor produced another masterclass as he successfully defended his Commonwealth super lightweight title with a sixth-round stoppage of Warren Joubert at Meadowbank last night.

Fans take selfies with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton who was fastest in practice ahead of the Australian Grand Prix. Picture: William West/AFP/Getty Images

‘Unbeatable’ Lewis Hamilton puts the brakes on Ferrari

If Carlsberg did grand prix departs, it would probably look something like Melbourne, the perfect spot to kick off anything.

Josh Taylor weighs in ahead of his bout with Warren Joubert. Picture: Ian Georgeson.

Josh Taylor must blast way to clash with Ricky Burns – McGuigan

Former WBA featherweight champion Barry McGuigan has told Edinburgh’s Josh Taylor he will only get a crack at Scotland’s first-ever three-weight world champion Ricky Burns if he continues to blow the opposition out of the ring.

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Eve Muirhead in action during Scotland's win over Germany at the World Women's Championship in Beijing. Picture: Celine Stucki/WCF

Scots curlers reach play-offs and seal GB Olympic spot

Two strong wins by Eve Muirhead’s Scotland at the CPT World Women’s Curling Championship here in Beijing have put them into tomorrow’s page play-off and kept their medal hopes alive.

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Jockey Lucy Alexander will be looking for a good spin on Leading Score at Musselburgh.

Jimmy Moffatt chases more Musselburgh success with Idder

Jimmy Moffatt is after more Musselburgh success with Idder in the feature race on the East Lothian venue’s 
final jump card of the season.

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Cycling campaigners in the Highlands. Picture: Contributed

Campaign launched to make Inverness a cycle-friendly city

A MASS cycle to Highland Council HQ in Inverness is to take place with walking and cycling enthusiasts demanding more action to improve active travel facilities in the city.

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