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Scots racing star Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint

Scottish racing driver Dario Franchitti has been robbed at gunpoint at a Taco Bell drive-through restaurant in the US.

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Gordon Shedden leads the way at Oulton Park. Pic: Mike Inkley

Touring Cars: Gordon Shedden back at summit of standings

Reigning champion Gordon Shedden moved back to the top of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship standings after winning the final race at Oulton Park.

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Doug Kempsell

Squash: Doug Kempsell loses in last eight to rival Gamal

Edinburgh squash player Doug Kempsell had a sense of “déjà vu” after losing a fiercely-contested quarter-final to his old rival Mazen Gamal at the Sekisui Open in Kriens, Switzerland. The Scottish No.3 was also beaten by the Egyptian at last month’s Irish Open in Dublin.

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Gemma Gibbons

London 2012 medallist Gemma Gibbons to quit judo

London 2012 silver medallist Gemma Gibbons is quitting judo at the age of 30 – just months after being dropped from the sport’s world-class programme when she refused to move south.

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Edinburgh climber who scaled Everest relives “the hardest week of my life”

A CLIMBER who scaled Everest for the second time has described it as the “hardest week of my life” as pictures emerged of moment she reached the summit.

Andy Murray was soundly defeated by Fabio Fognini in Rome. Pic: AFP

Defending champion Andy Murray crashes out in Rome

Andy Murray’s recent slump continued after he was bundled out of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia in Rome by Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-4.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Football, basketball, tennis

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

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Andy Murray celebrates Davis Cup victory with Team GB. Picture: Jane Barlow

Quiz: 30 questions for Sir Andy Murray’s 30th birthday

AS A tribute to Scotland’s tennis hero Sir Andy Murray who celebrates his big 3-0 today, we thought we’d serve up a special birthday quiz to mark the occasion.

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Andy Murray shows off his Wimbledon trophy at the champions diinner last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Andy Murray at 30 - Scot still a winner

Landmark birthdays – they are to be approached with caution. Turning 18 or 21 is fun: you now get to do things officially that you have been doing unofficially for years. But now you don’t get told off. After that, though, it is all downhill. Your 30th means you are supposed to be grown up; 40 is the first step to being past it and let’s not even talk about 50.

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Musselburgh attracted 70,000 punters to events last year despite problems. Picture: Steven Scott Taylor

Musselburgh Racecourse facing calls for new leadership

FUTURE leadership of crisis-hit Musselburgh Racecourse has been thrown into doubt after the head of its ruling body was unseated in the local elections.

Police are investigating after a player was punched in the face during a youth match between Oxgangs and Spartans which took place at Meggetland. Picture: Rob McDougall

Meggetland youth football match marred by mass brawl

A YOUTH football match was abandoned after a player punched an opponent sparking a mass brawl.

Mel Coutts

Beattie and Coutts back at Portobello for beach volleyball

Commonwealth Games hopefuls Lynne Beattie and Mel Coutts get the rare chance to compete on home sand this weekend at the European Small Nations Beach tournament in Portobello.

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The proposed site for Edinburgh's Wavegarden

Video: First look at technology behind Edinburgh’s man-made surf park

Wavegarden, the company behind Edinburgh’s planned man-made surf park at a disused quarry have taken to social media to share a video of how their technology will work.

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James Heatly

Diving: James Heatly picks up gold medal in Puerto Rico

Capital diver James Heatly picked up a gold medal for Great Britain at the FINA Grand Prix in Puerto Rico.

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Judy Murray celebrating World Tennis Day. Picture: Lisa Ferguson.

Judy Murray: ‘We had no money when Andy was little’

The mother of tennis champ Andy Murray has told how she struggled with money when her son was a child.

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Gordon Shedden

Gordon Shedden back in the British Touring Car points

Triple British Touring Car champion Gordon Shedden returned to form this weekend at Thruxton, with two second places and a fourth in three races at the Hampshire circuit.

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Grange hockey coach David Knipe

Hockey: Grange gutted again after final minutes heartache

Grange hockey have the summer to reflect on a season which promised so much but ended in a nightmare as they fell at the final hurdle in three major competitions.

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Left to right: South Queensferry Taekwon-Do players Emma Fraser, Gilles Brown, Michael McRoberts, Catriona McRoberts

Queensferry School of Taekwon-Do excel at Europeans

Four students from South Queensferry School of Taekwon-Do brought home seven of Scotland’s nine medals at the recent ITF European Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Grange are in play-off action tomorrow at the National Hockey Centre

Grange looking for European lift in hockey play-offs

Grange have one last chance of hockey glory this season after two crushing blows.

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Joe Fanning

Musselburgh racing tips: Vote for Election Day

Jockey Joe Fanning has been chasing up and down the length and breadth of the country after winners recently and he should be on the mark at Musselburgh on Friday.

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