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Callum Skinner claims team sprint title at German Grand Prix

Capital track cyclist Callum Skinner rediscovered the winning feeling when he concluded a spell of training and racing in Germany with a victory.

Allan Dell has signed a new deal keeping him at Edinburgh. PICTURE: SNS/SRU

British and Irish Lion Allan Dell signs new Edinburgh Rugby deal

NEW British and Irish Lion Allan Dell has been handed a new two-year contract by Edinburgh.

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The Edinburgh International Festival will take over St Andrew Square for its two-day opening event Bloom.

Edinburgh Festival opener to transform St Andrew Square

More than 40,000 people are set to flood into one of Edinburgh’s most historic public squares for a spectacular sound and light show to herald the 70th anniversary of its summer festivals.

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Edinburgh City fan Kenny Holt is taking the club's new kit to Bolivia

New Edinburgh City kit to be worn with pride in Bolivia

Edinburgh City won many admirers during their first season in the SPFL, and will be cheered on this term from as a far away as Bolivia.

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Despite his criticism of Uk ice hockey, Pavel Vorobyev remains fully committed to Capitals

Neil cools talk of Russian investment in Edinburgh Capitals

Edinburgh Capitals co-owner Scott Neil has played down talk of Russian financial investment in the club following comments made in a recent interview by top-scoring forward Pavel Vorobyev.

The ship is a gift from Real Mallorca

Hearts in 50 objects: No.11 – Ship from night goalposts moved

Hearts’ European ship sailed, the goalposts were moved and there was a Spanish inquisition on an extraordinary night in Majorca. The European Cup Winners’ Cup first round second leg between Hearts and Real Mallorca in October 1998 will live long in the memory.

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George Munsey and Mike Carson

Watsonians smash Eastern Premiership batting records

Mike Carson was delighted to play a starring role for Watsonians on Saturday as he and George Munsey took the Falkland bowling attack apart on the way to breaking CSL Eastern Premiership records.

Craig Beattie, right, with Edinburgh City captain Josh Walker

Craig Beattie looking forward to new role at Edinburgh City

After a strong finish to his first season, the process for Craig Beattie to committing to another year at Edinburgh City was straight forward for both the club and player.

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The programme is a memento of the game

Hibs in 50 objects: No.11 – Joe Baker scores nine in cup tie

Hibs’ 15-1 Scottish Cup victory over Peebles Rovers in February 1961 remains the club’s largest margin of victory in a competitive match, yet on a day when records tumbled across the board, one in particular just managed to remain intact.

Poland's Marcin Lewandowski, right, defeats Jake Wightman on the line

Jake Wightman second best in Lille

Jake Wightman said today that missing out on victory at the European Team Championships could be the spur he needs to come up trumps at this weekend’s world championship trials.

Sean Weeraratna took three wickets

Sean Weeraratna helps Heriot’s into Scottish Cup last four

Sean Weeraratna took three wickets and Hayes van der Berg scored 71 as Heriot’s progressed to the Citylets Scottish Cup semi-finals yesterday.

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Greg Lobban just misses out on Newz Zealand hat-trick

Squash player Greg Lobban is making the long journey back to his training base at Heriot-Watt University’s Oriam performance centre after narrowly missing out on a New Zealand hat-trick and his fourth PSA title in a row in yesterday’s XL Open final in Auckland.

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Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Florence and Forbes-Cryans out of luck in Germany

Capital canoeists David Florence and Bradley Forbes-Cryans began the year in sparkling form at the Australian Open, but the European season has been less kind to them so far and neither managed to do themselves justice in round two of the slalom World Cup in Augsburg, Germany.

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Hearts are interested in bringing Allan McGregor to Tynecastle

Hearts keen on Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor

Hearts are interested in signing the Scotland international goalkeeper Allan McGregor as their new No.1.

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Hearts auctioned off items to raise funds for new Main Stand. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Hearts main stand auction raises £60,000

Never underestimate the value of nostalgia. When someone is willing to pay £4,100 for a plastic owl barely high enough to reach John Robertson’s kneecap, something special has occurred.

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Tenerife were beaten 3-2 on aggregate

Play-off agony for former Hearts winger Suso

Former Hearts winger Suso’s dreams of reaching Spain’s top flight were dashed as Tenerife lost their La Liga promotion play-off final to Getafe.

Josh Strauss charges forward for Scotland as Hamish Watson looks on

Scotland coach admits attack didn’t get going in Fiji defeat

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has defended the two players who filled in at stand-off against Fiji after regular starter Finn Russell was called up for the British and Irish Lions.

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John McGinn is a key member of the Hibs squad

Hibs knock back £1 million bid for John McGinn – report

Hibs have rejected a bid of around £1 million from Ipswich Town for midfielder John McGinn, according to reports today.

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Ashley Smith-Brown spent last year on loan in the Netherlands with NAC Breda

Hearts have loan offer accepted for Ashley Smith-Brown

Hearts’ season-long loan offer for the Manchester City left-back Ashley Smith-Brown has been accepted.

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Hibs ace Marvin Bartley has called on his friends in the sporting world to help him in his bid to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. Picture: Greg Macvean

Hibs ace Marvin Bartley in bid to help Grenfell fire victims

Hibernian star Marvin Bartley has appealed to the sporting world to help him raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire so that they can start to rebuild their lives.

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