Auchinleck Talbot v Ayr United Preview

By Sarah Peddie Ayr United are set to play another junior team in the Scottish Cup after their previous tie against Beith Juniors. Auchinleck Talbot will host the Championship side this weekend at an historic sellout game at Beechwood Park for the fourth round of the competition. Auchinleck Talbot head into the game on Saturday on a high with an impressive 3-1 win over local … Continue reading Auchinleck Talbot v Ayr United Preview

The Jewel in the Alpine Skiing Crown

By Sandrine Wyrich The world’s biggest and most dangerous ski race returns next week. The competitions on Mount Hahnenkamm stand for excitement, pure energy, centrifugal forces, artistry and ability with the downhill race on the Streif slope being the jewel in the crown. Once every year, the small town of Kitzbuhel awakes for Austria’s greatest sporting festival. Around 100,000 spectators are on-site to watch the … Continue reading The Jewel in the Alpine Skiing Crown

BREAKING: Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

By Jacob Toland Andy Murray has possibly played his last ever game of professional tennis after crashing out of the Australian Open in the first round after a 6-4 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 defeat. The battling Brit came from two sets down against number 22 seed Roberto Bautista Agut to tie the match at two sets each. It was vintage Murray as he … Continue reading BREAKING: Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

Junior Football round-up

By Jacob Toland With the clubs from the Scottish Premiership still soaking in the sun on their winter break. The teams from the junior leagues will be hoping to have some of the spotlight. Despite the harsh weather, the Scottish West region still goes on with league games and the West of Scotland Cup. In the Premiership, Clydebank took their chance to move nine points … Continue reading Junior Football round-up

Evans and Boulter progress in a day of British casualties at the Australian Open

by Craig Vickers Dan Evans and Katie Boulter sweetened an otherwise bitter day for British hopes at the Australian Open, as five Brits tasted defeat in the first round in Melbourne this morning. Evans, playing in his first Grand Slam main draw match since he returned from a drugs ban, dispatched Japanese qualifier Tatsuma Ito in straight sets. Boulter, meanwhile, made history by becoming the … Continue reading Evans and Boulter progress in a day of British casualties at the Australian Open

Huge Investment Boosts SkiffieWorlds

by Kenny Boag Featured photos: SkiffieWorlds2019 The SkiffieWorlds 2019 take place in Stranraer this summer and the organisers have received a massive cash injection to help fund the event. SkiffieWorlds is the World Championship for the St Ayles Skiff class of coastal rowing boat.  The Championships are held every three years.  Ullapool in North West Scotland hosted the inaugural championship in 2013, and  SkiffieWorlds 2016 was … Continue reading Huge Investment Boosts SkiffieWorlds

On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

by Ben Robertson Six years ago today the Scottish football association confirmed Gordon Strachan as the manager of Scotland, in a bid to revive the national squad. But was it the right call? Following the sacking of current Hearts manager Craig Levein, the Scottish national squad were looking to fill a huge gap in their national sides line- up. Levein was sacked on the fifth … Continue reading On this day: Did Strachan appointment benefit Scotland?

Team GB Win Bronze!

By David Marshall Great Britain’s Women’s u18s rounded off an incredible World Championship performance by beating the Netherlands to finish third and clinch the Bronze medal. Team GB went into the final game on Sunday knowing that a win would be enough to see them finish in the medal positions. They did not disappoint as they secured their third win of the tournament with a … Continue reading Team GB Win Bronze!

SWPL PRE-SEASON ROUND UP

By David Marshall Domestic football returned for Scotland’s women’s teams as SWPL sides up and down the country played their first round of preseason fixtures. The 2019 season is set to be one of the biggest ever with clubs investing more than ever into their women’s teams. There is more attention than ever on the women’s game thanks in no small part to the national … Continue reading SWPL PRE-SEASON ROUND UP