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Darts hopefuls set for Carling Open at Murrayfield Sports Bar

Darts players from across the Lothians and Fife will be battling for a £400 jackpot at the inaugural Carling Open this Sunday.

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Jamie Murray with his wife Alejandra Gutierrez, mother Judy and father William  after he received his Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).  Picture: Stefan Rousseau/Getty Images

Jamie Murray receives OBE for services to sport and charity

Tennis star Jamie Murray has been awarded an OBE by the Queen today for services to his sport and charity.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport:

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

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Bradley Forbes-Cryans claimed the Scottish Slalom Championships. Pic: Getty

Canoeing: Title glory for Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Roslin canoeist Bradley Forbes-Cryans rounded off his breakthrough season in style by claiming the K1 kayak title at the Scottish Slalom Championships at Pinkston in Glasgow.

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Viktoria-Luise Koch with her Scottish Open fencing trophy

Zorro-inspired Viktoria wins Scottish Open fencing title

University of Edinburgh Fencing Club swordswoman Viktoria-Luise Koch has won the Scottish Open in the Epee class.

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Great Britain's Katherine Grainger during the Olympic and Paralympic athletes heroes' return in London. Picture; PA

Campaign to save Katherine Grainger boathouse wins lottery funding

A CAMPAIGN to restore a century-old boathouse where Olympic gold medalist Katherine Grainger first tried out rowing has won a £1.2 million lottery boost.

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Callum Skinner impressed in one of the Keirin heats. Pic: PA

Cycling: Third place for Callum Skinner on return

Capital cyclist Callum Skinner continued his return to racing following his Olympic triumph when he contested the second round of the Revolution Series in Manchester.

John Johnston of Livingston - winner of the Ladies Fundraiser at Millhall with 14 fish - is presented with his trophy by Liz McLennan. John was using a combination of Bloodworms and nymphs. Pic: TSPL

Fraser on fishing: Rain ended my parade at Millhall

It is nearing the end of yet another season and the start of fundraisers for the various Scottish teams. On this occasion it was the turn of the ladies fly fishing squad at Millhall near Polmont.

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Danny MacAskill filmed a video for Red Bull at the Playboy Mansion in Beverley Hills.

Danny MacAskill admits 'honest mistake' over Playboy Mansion visit

His death-defying stunts and spectacular videos on his bike have won him millions of fans around the world.

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Hockey: Watsonians look to maintain top spot

Watsonians host Edinburgh University tomorrow, sitting top of hockey’s Division One on goal difference from champions Bromac Kelburne.

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National water polo league ventures north for first time

The women’s British Water Polo League comes north of the border for the first time this weekend when Division One fixtures are played at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

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Bradley Forbes-Cryans will wear 'Bib 1' next season

Canoeing: Barrage of wins for Bradley Forbes-Cryans

Roslin canoeist Bradley Forbes-Cryans continued his sparkling late-season form by winning the final Premier slalom of the year at Tees Barrage in County Durham.

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Hockey: Watsonians still top despite losing thriller at Hillhead

Watsonians still hold pole position in hockey’s Division One on goal difference despite going down 7-6 at Hillhead, the Glasgow side completing a double over the Edinburgh combine after a first-round Scottish Cup victory only six days previously.

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Andy Murray shows off the Shanghai Masters trophy

Andy Murray clinches his third Shanghai Masters title

Andy Murray closed in on world No.1 Novak Djokovic after winning his sixth title of the year with victory at the Shanghai Masters today.

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Jock Kettles with a 5lb trout taken on a fab at Markle

Fraser on Fishing: Good day at Black Loch

I took a run out to Avonbridge and the Black Loch as it has been a while since I last visited.

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Hockey: Watsonians told to forget cup shocker

Pace-setting Watsonians have been told to forget last Sunday’s Scottish Cup defeat to Hillhead when they travel to face the Glasgow outfit tomorrow on Division One hockey business.

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Muir loses out as opponent’s slow play affects his focus

ROSS MUIR admits he struggled to cope with the slow play of Fergal O’Brien after crashing out of the English Open.

Ellie Richardson will compete at San Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome

Richardson to line up for GB at European Track Championships

Edinburgh Road Club cyclist Ellie Richardson will race in Great Britain colours at the UEC European Track Championships at the Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines Velodrome near Paris next week.

Scott Donaldson is through to the second round in Manchester. Pic: World Snooker

Snooker: Scott Donaldson stands tall to see off O’Sullivan

Capital-based snooker ace Scott Donaldson was ecstatic after standing tall and coping with the pressure when overcoming Sean O’Sullivan in a topsy-turvy encounter at the English Open.

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