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Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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Karen Spence who took part in the Lochaish Dirty 30 Challenge at Glenelg

Trail runners turn their hand to ultramarathon

The ever growing increase in ultra-marathons has seen a significant amount of members from Falkland Trail Runners experience the fun and enjoyment of the long distance challenges.

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Games cancelled amid heavy rain

Games cancelled amid heavy rain

Heavy and presistent rain over the past 36 hours has resulted in the cancellation of Aberdeen’s Highland Games, which were due to take place on Sunday, June 19 in the city’s Hazlehead Park.

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Olly McCrone scored two eagles as Turnhouse beat Royal Burgess

Turnhouse out on their own as Summer League champs falter

After starting the campaign with three straight wins, including two 8-0 whitewashes, defending champions Royal Burgess have suffered back-to-back blows in the Clarity Edinburgh Summer League.

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Walkers on Ben Challum - or "Malcolm's Hill"

Modest mountain with a saintly name has hidden glories to offer

At about the beginning of the eighth century, St Fillan came over from Ireland, in the company of St Kentigearna, to preach “the word” in Scotland.

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Rugby tackling should be banned in schools, say doctors

More than 70 doctors and health experts have written to the Government calling for a ban on tackling in school rugby games.

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Angling for success as funding announced

Additional Government support is being made available for angling clubs potentially impacted by new regulations to protect Scotland’s wild salmon.

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Claire McGarvey, winner of Scottish Schools U16 high jump (middle)

Strong performances given by Stonehaven Banchory AC

Hundreds of young Scottish athletes savoured their first competitive experience of athletics earlier this month at the scottishathleticsSUPERteams event.

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Coach Ross playing some doubles

New Banchory tennis season opens on March 1

The tennis season starts on March 1 at Banchory Tennis Club, and as always they are keen to welcome new members.

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Under 13s get new jerseys

Deeside Rugby Club under 13s get new jerseys from local business

Deeside Rugby Football Club under 13 Squad have recently been presented with a new set of rugby jersey’s by Bert and Moira McIntosh of McIntosh Plant Hire(Aberdeen) Ltd.

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Crathes Primary School enjoy swimming success

Crathes Primary School enjoy swimming success

On Saturday, January 30, the Scottish Schools Swimming Championships took place at Tollcross International Swimming Centre.

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Banchory Beavers medal in Peterhead graded meet

Banchory Beavers medal in Peterhead graded meet

The Banchory Beavers ASC picked up a couple of medals and scored many personal bests at the Peterhead graded meet on February 6.

The meet was attended by 16 clubs across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, with events of 100m and 200m of each stroke and age categories 10/11, 12/13 and 14 and upwards (so competing against 19-year-olds).

The medals were picked up by Callum Scott who got silver for the 100m back crawl, and bronze for the 100m breaststroke.

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Most of the guns who attended the Finzean Farmers' Shoot

The annual Finzean Farmers’ Shoot

Snow on the ground didn’t deter the tenant farmers, current and retired employees, beaters and other friends from enjoying the annual Finzean Farmers’ Shoot.

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Alford’s Debbie seeks success
with Scots’ triathlon squad

Alford’s Debbie seeks success with Scots’ triathlon squad

Local athlete Debbie Moore from Alford has been successfully recruited on to the Girls for Gold Coast Triathlon Scotland squad, seeking relay success at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Deeside get ready for final of Regional Bowl

This Saturday Deeside Rugby club will look to capture their first BT Caledonia Regional Bowl North as they take on Aberdeen University at Kings College in Aberdeen.

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Management team: Graeme Davidson, Neil Findlay, Paul Law

Great morale in Saints camp

This season has been a mixed bag for Banchory St.Ternan, in what is their 23rd season in Junior football and the eighth in the top flight Superleague.

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Tyson Fury with his world heavyweight belts (Submitted pic)

Tyson Fury can’t wait to meet Scottish fans

Controversial world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has said that he can’t wait to come to Scotland.

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Deeside take a step closer to Murrayfield

Deeside take a step closer to Murrayfield

Deeside got back to winning ways with a 36-3 win over bottom side Stornoway.

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