Farewell to Derek Rae – A Man Worth Listening To

  I watched Saturday’s William Hill Scottish Cup final on television with the sound muted. Celtic and Aberdeen served up a thriller but the commentator on the channel I was watching is one of those who loves the sound of his own voice. I gave it until midway through the first half before deciding my ears deserved a rest. It got me reminiscing More...

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By Mike Smith On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Edinburgh City Appoint New Chairman

Edinburgh City have announced that Jim Brown has been appointed as Chairman of the Ladbrokes League Two club.   Brown (56) joined the City board last year as Finance Director. He expressed his delight at his More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Speedway – Dany moves up as Bandits aim to maul Bears

Dany chatting in the pits at Armadale earlier in the season. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Berwick Bandits have re-shuffled their line-up after the release of the new rider averages and are keen to follow up last More...

By Nigel Duncan On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Boxing – Scotland can make a real impact says world chief

John Macpherson (left), chairman of Boxing Scotland, Dr Wu and Lochend founder Terry McCormack in deep conversation in Edinburgh. Picture Nigel Duncan Media Scotland has great potential according to Dr Ching-Kuo More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Fishing – Cook and Dewar go forward to national Scierra Pairs final

Glorious Glencorse, host venue for one of the heats of the Scierra Pairs. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Owen Cook and Brian Dewar won a heat of the nationwide Scierra Pairs competition at Glencorse Reservoir. They More...

By Nigel Duncan On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Boxing – Lochend hosts visit of world president

Dr Ching-Kuo Wu pictured with coaches and boxers from Edinburgh’s Lochend club during his visit. Picture Nigel Duncan Media The President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) believes Scotland can More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Field hockey – 100 years celebration for Inverleith

Stephen Dick (red shirt) who plays in the Legends game at Inverleith’s 100 year celebrations this weekend Inverleith Hockey Club celebrate reaching 100 years with a tournament and black-tie dinner this weekend. A More...

By John Preece On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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World Cup comes to Ratho.

World’s top climbers descend on Edinburgh for Climbing World Cup and Paraclimbing Cup The world’s best climbers will descend on the Scottish capital this autumn as the International Federation of Sport More...

By Nigel Duncan On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Women’s basketball – Malaysian tournament for Scotland

Caledonia Pride in action earlier this season at Riccarton. Picture by Nigel Duncan Media Scotland’s senior women have landed a trip to Malaysia to take part in an International Test Tournament in Kuala Lumpur More...

By Mike Smith On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Christophe Berra Returns to Hearts

The rebuilding of Hearts – both on and off the field – continued today when the club announced the signing of Scotland international defender Christophe Berra. The 32-year-old – who made nearly 150 appearances More...