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Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton will end career at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton’s boss Toto Wolff believes the British driver will end his Formula One career with Mercedes.

Motorsport
Eilish McColgan will excel as a 10,000m runner, according to her running legend mum Liz. Picture: John Devlin

Liz McColgan hails ‘world-class’ crop of Scottish talent

Liz McColgan-Nuttall’s flying visit back home to Scotland last weekend featured a hectic round of media activity and her first marathon run for several years in Stirling.

Athletics
Lewis Hamilton is six points behind Sebastian Vettel. Picture: Getty.

Lewis Hamilton trails as Sebastian Vettel sets pace in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton is uncertain whether he will be able to challenge championship rival Sebastian Vettel for pole position in Monaco.

Motorsport
O'Caykx won the window display competition for the Tour Series in Aberdeen. Picture: Supplied

Aberdeen shops gear up for elite cycling event

A MAJOR cycling event kicking off in Aberdeen today has seen city centre shops playing their part to turn the streets into a cycling hub for the elite competition.

Aberdeen & North East
England captain Eoin Morgan acknowledges the crowd as he leaves the field after getting out for 107 in the ODI win over South Africa at Headingley. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Captain Morgan is toast of Headingley as England cruise home

Eoin Morgan’s tenth one-day hundred for England proved decisive as the hosts downed South Africa by an emphatic 72-run margin in the 
Royal London Series opener at Headingley.

Cricket
Craig Wallace, who top-scored for Scotland powers a drive as wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella looks on. Picture: Donald MacLeod

Scotland crumble as Sri Lanka gain revenge

Scotland crashed to earth with a painful bump yesterday as streetwise Sri Lanka claimed quick and emphatic revenge.

Cricket
Jockey Andrea Atzeni wil make his Ayr debut aboard Nezwaah. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Andrea Atzeni can fly on Nezwaah in first-ever Ayr race

Jockey Andrea Atzeni flies north today for his debut at Ayr and his only ride of the day is on Nezwaah in the £50,000 Class 1 Listed Tennent’s British Stallion Studs EBF Rothesay Stakes.

Horse Racing
Conic Hill, Loch Lomond. Picture: Contributed

Eight hill walks with spectacular views of Loch Lomond

YOU don’t have to be an experienced hill walker to enjoy Scotland’s most spectacular views.

Inverness, Highlands & Islands 2
Dario Franchitti was robbed in the US. Picture; Ian Georgeson

Scots racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.

Edinburgh, Fife & Lothians 6
Zola Budd talks with fellow runners before the Stirling Marathon. Picture: PA.

Beth Potter takes British title and place in World Championship

Beth Potter had the leeway to lap up her charge towards a maiden British title on Saturday night at Highgate, securing her place in the 10,000 metres at this summer’s world championships in London. “I was grinning and looking at my coach and thinking, ‘This is good’,” admitted the 25-year-old Glaswegian, whose time of 32:04.63 placed her almost 12 seconds ahead of fellow Scot Steph Twell.

Athletics
Cricket Scotland - Scotland V Sri Lanka at Kent County cricket ground at Benkenham, in the first of two matches this week, on Sunday (today) and Tuesday - picture shows Matty Cross (left) and Kyle Coetzer making runs - the opening pair both put on 50�"s by the 20th over - picture by Donald MacLeod - 21.05.2017 - 07702 319 738 - clanmacleod@btinternet.com - www.donald-macleod.com

Scotland destroy Sri Lanka attack to clinch historic win

Kyle Coetzer and Matthew Cross last night blasted Scotland to a first win against a top cricketing nation. The pair each scored a century in a record-breaking opening stand as the Scots stunned Sri Lanka in a stroll to victory at Beckenham, Kent.

Cricket 1
Matthew Bryce recovering in hospital after 32-hour ordeal at sea. Picture: BBC News\ PA

Surfer rescued after 32 hours stranded at sea may surf again

A SURFER rescued after more than 30 hours stranded at sea has revealed he may return to the sport.

News 2
Stu Whittingham has slowly but surely forced himself into the reckoning for both Sussex and Scotland. Photograph: Getty

Sussex boy happy to fly the saltire

Day after day, with the occasional evening thrown in, Stu Whittingham devoted himself to one drill after another, even to the point where repetition threatened to sap his will.

Cricket
Emma Nuttall in training at Meadowbank. Picture: Greg Macvean

High-jumper Emma Nuttall aims to impress again

Three years, a mere eight competitions, Emma Nuttall’s recent diary contains blank pages aplenty. When she was crowned as British high jump champion in 2013, the schedule was crammed with invites and enticements on both sides of the Atlantic, her calendar divided between her home in Edinburgh and university on Canada’s Pacific coast with opportunities beckoning across the globe.

Athletics
Con de Langes batting efforts were in vain for Clydesdale. Picture: Donald Macleod

Poloc and Prestwick lose unbeaten records to Ayr and Uddingston

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Cricket
Steve Knox provides his experience for Heriots. Picture: Toby Williams.

Arbroath call up teenage bowler Adam Brewer to face Heriot’s

The two unbeaten sides in the CSL Eastern Premiership both make changes for away 
matches this afternoon.

Cricket
Liz McColgan-Nuttall and Zola Budd-Pieterse at Stirling Castle ahead of the Stirling Marathon. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Zola Budd returns to Scotland, 32 years after apartheid demo

Softly-spoken and slight of frame, both now and back in her running pomp, it is difficult to imagine Zola Budd-Pieterse attracting such intensely ferocious opprobrium that the televisual censors deemed her unsuitable for family viewing.

Athletics
Trainer Richard Fahey saddles Ribchester in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury. Picture: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Sir Chauvelin repeats Braveheart Stakes victory at Hamilton

History was made at Hamilton Park last night as Sir Chauvelin became the first horse to win the PDM Mains To Drains 
Braveheart Stakes twice.

Horse Racing
Geraint Thomas after Stage five of the Giro dItalia in Messina. Pic: Team Sky/Russ Ellis

Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas withdraws Giro d’Italia

Geraint Thomas has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia due to injuries sustained in a crash during Sunday’s Stage nine.

Cycling
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