Musselburgh Racecourse makes history today

Musselburgh Racecourse kicks off the Scottish Flat season today and creates history as the first UK course to stage turf racing on Good Friday. The track’s 17 fixture season features prize money of £1,170,000 – an increase of £100,000 on the previous season – and Good Friday has a bumper prize pool of £156,000. The Grade 2 feature race, the More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Enter Junior Golf Festival competitions now

Time is running out as entries close on Wednesday 23 April 2014. The Edinburgh Junior Golf Festival is being held at Swanston Golf Club  on Sunday 27 April from 12 – 6pm. All juniors are encouraged to go More...

By John Hislop On Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Sam Stanton signs new 4 year deal

Sam Stanton has signed a new deal, which sees him commit to Hibs for four years after agreeing to extend his contract until the summer of 2018. The 19-year-old midfielder who graduated from the club’s Academy More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Hearts back from the brink

The news all Hearts supporters have been hoping for came tantalisingly closer today with the news that Edinburgh’s most successful football club moved a step closer to coming out of administration after creditors More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Racing for The Edinburgh Cup this summer

Combining the thrill of horse racing and capital celebrations, one of the most prestigious dates on the Scottish racing calendar, The Edinburgh Cup, is set to return for its fifth year at Musselburgh Racecourse More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Hibs’ U20s back in action tonight

Hibernian under-20s are back in action tonight against Hamilton Academical at Livingston’s Energy Assets Arena, kick off 6pm. With three games remaining, James McDonaugh’s  (pictured) side are three points More...

By John Hislop On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

Hibs’ keeper Shannon Lynn joins Swedish side Vittsjö GIK

Hibernian Ladies’ and Scotland international goalkeeper Shannon Lynn has joined Swedish side Vittsjö GIK on a three-month contract whilst Jenna Fife has been recalled from her loan spell with Hutchison Vale. Manager More...

By John Hislop On Monday, April 14th, 2014

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

Rugby by John Preece As reported in the Sports section, Cardiff Blues beat Edinburgh on Friday 29-22 to climb up to ninth in the RaboDirect PRO12 table. However, the losing bonus point, gained by Edinburgh raised More...

By John Preece On Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Rugby – Edinburgh Rugby v Cardiff Blues

Cardiff take the points in an exciting match at Meggetland Meggetland was, once more, the venue for the latest round of the RaboDirect PRO12 League as Murrayfield goes through its transition to a hybrid pitch. More...

By Mike Smith On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Hearts fighting for a sense of purpose

I harbour a strong suspicion I won’t be alone in wanting to see the back of season 2013/14. As Gary Locke said on the eve of the recent game with Partick Thistle, a game that finally consigned the once mighty More...

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