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Martin Campbell and Julie MacPherson squeezed out by Swedes

Playing at a home World Championships is an opportunity few athletes experience, but Edinburgh badminton stars Martin Campbell and Julie MacPherson made sure to relish every second of the opportunity despite falling in the first round in Glasgow.

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Martin Campbell will play in the mixed doubles and mens doubles

Badminton: Martin Campbell excited by new doubles pairing

Martin Campbell cannot wait to form an all-Edinburgh mixed doubles team at the Badminton World Championships which begin on Monday.

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Elise Christie is looking to the future again

Sports psychologist helps Elise Christie banish death threats

Livingston short track speed skater Elise Christie has admitted it has taken a lot of help from a sports psychologist over the past two years for her to finally banish the memory of death threats she received to the back of her mind.

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Fraud probe into ‘phantom’ Meadowbank fitness event

FITNESS fans have been targeted in a suspected scam selling tickets for a bogus event at Meadowbank, the Evening News can reveal.

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Callum Skinner to celebrate golden anniversary in Germany

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner will mark the anniversary of his Olympic success with an outing at the Ludwigshafen international meeting in Germany tomorrow.

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Thousands of cyclists will be able to go on the route.

Route revealed for HSBC City Ride

A celebration of cycling will take place in Edinburgh next month with a mass ride through the centre of the city to mark the start of the Tour of Britain.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Tae Kwon Do, tennis, cycle speedway

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport in the Evening News, only at your newsagent on Tuesday.

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Chris Grassick leads Scotland back to hockey’s highest level

Scotland captain Chris Grassick praised his squad after winning the EuroHockey II Championship and gaining promotion to the elite of European hockey.

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Musselburgh racing tips: In Focus looking sharp

In Focus has showed signs of recapturing his best form recently and looks a solid wager at Musselburgh tomorrow.

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Women across the Lothians encouraged to take up rugby

ROOKIE rugby players are being encouraged to tackle free taster sessions for women at clubs across the Lothians this summer.

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Badminton: Julie MacPherson can’t wait for World Champs

Capital badminton ace Julie MacPherson cannot wait to test herself against the best in the sport at the upcoming World Championships, the player believing she is in great shape ahead of the event.

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Alan Clyne and Greg Lobban in action

Squash: Lobban and Clyne plot revenge after Worlds heartache

Deposed champions Greg Lobban and Alan Clyne have returned to Edinburgh after losing their world doubles squash title in Manchester, but Lobban has revealed that they are already plotting revenge at next April’s Commonwealth Games.

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Kempsell and Aitken squeezed out in Manchester

Doug Kempsell’s golden dreams were shattered yesterday as the Edinburgh player and Lisa Aitken suffered an agonising quarter-final defeat at the World Doubles Squash Championships in Manchester.

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Musselburgh Racing tips: Mont Royal is one to back

Mont Royal produced a strong late burst to open his winning account at Beverley recently and can follow up at Musselburgh tonight.

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Heriot-Watt players keep winning in World Doubles squash Championships

Players from Heriot-Watt University’s Oriam performance centre scored another four wins at the World Doubles Championships in Manchester with Doug Kempsell overcoming a punishing schedule to claim three of them.

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Scotland’s first sports hotel to be built on Heriot Watt Campus

SCOTLAND’S first sports hotel featuring extra wide beds, specialist treatment rooms and even a secret entrance for stars to sneak in is being built in Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh's Doug Kempsell and Kevin Moran won the Scottish Doubles Championship title at Scotstoun, Glasgow

Squash: World Doubles title could become a Heriot-Watt battle

This week’s World Doubles Squash Championship, which begin today in Manchester, could turn into a private battle between four training partners at Heriot-Watt University’s Oriam performance centre.

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Josh Kerr has been training in the Pyrenees with Mo Farah

Edinburgh 1500m star Josh Kerr believes prep is ideal for Worlds

Josh Kerr has spent the past two weeks sniffing the clean air of the Pyrenees and the Capital athlete reckons cutting out the clutter of big city life will clear his path towards scaling the heights at the world athletics championships.

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Corrie Scott wins Summer gold medal; Tain Bruce wins silver

Capital swimmer Corrie Scott won a gold medal at the British Summer Championships in Sheffield, the 23-year-old finishing first in the women’s 100m breaststroke 19+ years final.

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Dunbar Coastal Rowing Club has become the first to complete the John Muir Way by boat.
 
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Dunbar rowers complete John Muir Way by boat

DUNBAR rowers have become the first to complete a 134 mile long route from the west coast to east, by boat.

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