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Glasgow kids are national squash champions

Two Glasgow South sisters made it a weekend to remember as they became national champions at the Scottish Squash Junior National Championships in Aberdeen.

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Presentation: Patrick O'Sullivan receives the Under 19 Boys runners-up medal from Maggie Still, CEO. Images from the Scottish Junior Open, 9 Jan 2017 in Edinburgh Sports Club. Photo: Paul J Roberts | RobertsSports Photo. All Rights Reserved

Glasgow south pair pick up silver at Scottish Junior Open

Rising Glasgow south squash players Orla Young and Patrick O’Sullivan secured silver medals at the 71st Scottish Squash Junior Open.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

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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Cartha Queen's Park v West of Scotland - West scrum-half Richie Tran attempts to off-load as he is collared by the defence

Cartha QP winning margin unfair on West of Scotland

West of Scotland lost out on the south side of Glasgow for the second week running when they went down to Cartha Queen’s Park.

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Eaglesham Primary pupils are delighted with their win

It’s gold all the way for East Ren schools

Six schools in East Renfrewshire have been recognised with a prestigious national award for innovation and achievement in delivering physical education and extra-curricular sport.

Kieron Achara scored 13 points for Glasgow Rocks as they qualified for final

Rocks reach basketball final

Glasgow Rocks made it 12 wins in a row in beating Surrey Scorchers 87-73 in the semi-final second leg of the BBL Cup on Sunday.

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It's good to talk on the ice ... but comments post-game could now result in big fines (Pic: Steve Gunn)

Comment: Fines, froth and respect

In the end it comes down to one word. Respect.

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Christopher and Matthew Grimley, who are a young Glasgow based badminton pairs team

Win exclusive tickets to see badminton championships

Win exclusive tickets for a badminton weekend to remember with The Extra at the Scottish Open Grand Prix.

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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Place on the Podium Awards seeks to provide a helping hand to potential Olympic or Paralympic hopefuls.

Supporting aspiring athletes

The Gym Glasgow South is giving aspiring athletes the opportunity to realise their ambitions by launching its Place on the Podium Awards.

East Renfrewshire kidsin medal ceremony

School medal champs gain recognition

Scores of youngsters have been running, jumping, throwing, kicking, bouncing and batting balls as well as firing arrows in a bid for Olympic gold.

Aftermath of  Callum Boyd slew footing incident with Kyle Haines at Fife Flyers v Braehaad Clan (Pic: Steve Gunn)

Ban increased but late appeal dismissed

Ice hockey’s disciplinary bosses have reviewed several flashpoints in the weekend games between Fife Flyers and Braehead Clan.

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Brendan Brooks, Fife Flyers, who plays his 1000th career game this  weekend (Pic: Steve Gunn)

Brendan Brooks: 1000 games and a lifetime of memories

Brendan Brooks’ hockey career reads like a road map of north America.

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Linda raised �500 for Cosgrove Care

Linda’s Cosgrove challenge raises £500

Newton Mearns woman Linda McClymont ran the Bank of Scotland Half Marathon on 2nd October for the first time- and raised £500 for local charity Cosgrove.

Beatrice Bound on left, Newton Mearns swimmer who completed first Arran to Troon open water swim

Newton Mearns swimmer’s open water success

It was always going to be an epic challenge, no matter which way you looked at it, but for Beatrice Bound it was one worth attempting.

East Ren kids are ditching digital devices for sport

More children are becoming active

More youngsters than ever before are bucking the trend for digital devices and taking part in sport in East Renfrewshire.

Dynamo Eastwood are delighted with their new strip deal

Dynamo Eastwood in new strip deal

Local P3 age group football team, Dynamo Eastwood, who are part of the Eastwood Juveniles FC, are delighted with the new strip deal through their sponsor, Allied Surveyors Scotland.

Alison Macbeth with family pet Oatis saved by the SSPCA

Loch Ness run beckons Alison

A Newton Mearns woman is running the Loch Ness Marathon in aid of the Scottish SPCA to thank the charity for saving her dog’s life.

Andrew Mullen on his way to another Paralympic medal

Andrew takes three Paralympic medals

A sensational Paralympics for Newton Mearns swimmer Andrew Mullen continued last weekend when he won a silver medal in the S5 Men 50m Backstroke in Brazil.

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