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Maguire and Higgins win at Scottish Open but Totten’s run ends

Scottish potters Stephen Maguire and John Higgins are both through to the last 16 at the Dafabet Scottish Open, with wins on day four of the tournament.

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Scott Donaldson, pictured, lost his second-round match 4-2 to Wales Michael White

Scott Donaldson bemoans bad luck in Scottish Open exit

Despite his belief that his game has never been better, Scott Donaldson was left to curse the brutal nature of snooker after falling to an unfortunate defeat at the Dafabet Scottish Open.

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Ross Muir

Ross Muir laments same old story after Scottish Open heartache

It was a case of same old story for Edinburgh’s Ross Muir after a narrow defeat at the Dafabet Scottish Open in Glasgow.

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Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Motor racing, tennis, badminton

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

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Volleyball: City of Edinburgh women enter break top of league

City of Edinburgh completed the first half of their league season unbeaten as they strengthened their grip at the top of the women’s Scottish Volleyball Premier League.

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Indoor hockey: Mixed start for Inverleith

Inverleith suffered mixed fortunes on the opening day of the men’s Division One indoor hockey fixtures.

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Bill Farnsworth will be keeping a close eye on the weather ahead of Musselburgh's New Year's Day meeting

Musselburgh turn attention to New Year’s Day after call-off

Musselburgh Racecourse were forced to abandon Monday’s meeting after overnight temperatures plummeted to leave the track frostbound.

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Edinburgh University swimmers win short course gold medals

University of Edinburgh’s Dan Wallace, Lucy Hope, Lizzie Simmonds and Corrie Scott all won gold medals on the last evening of the Scottish National Short Course Open Swimming Championships at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

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Freezing temperatures put paid to Monday's meeting at Musselburgh

Musselburgh race meeting falls victim to freezing weather

Monday’s meeting at Musselburgh has been abandoned due to a frozen track.

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Murrayfield Stadium.

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Vigil for teen rugby star in coma after Murrayfield collapse

THE family of a young rugby star were holding a vigil at his hospital bedside last night after he collapsed on the pitch during a showcase final at Murrayfield.

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Jack Thorpe will start as one of the favourites in the 50m freestyle

Edinburgh swimmers aim to make a splash at Scottish Championships

The Scottish National Short Course Open Swimming Championships begin on Friday at the Royal Commonwealth Pool with a number of local athletes involved.

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Dan Wallace with his gold medal. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Dan Wallace looking to bounce back after drink driving charge

At one end of the room, there are eruptions of laughter as Team Scotland swimmers entertain themselves by attempting to master the hoola hoop.

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WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Scott Donaldson, right, was defeated by Li Hang in York. Pic: PA

Scott Donaldson: There was no Mark Selby hangover in Li Hang loss

Scott Donaldson has denied suffering a hangover from his famous victory over Mark Selby after his 2017 Betway UK Championship campaign came crashing to a halt.

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James Heatly shows off his medal and trophy after a successful weekend at the Commonwealth Pool. Pic: Neil Hanna

James Heatly ‘proud’ as he matches grandfather’s Scots medal haul

Capital diver James Heatly has expressed his pride at equalling the number of individual Scottish national senior titles that his late grandfather Sir Peter Heatly won.

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Scott Donaldson during his match with Li Hang. Pic:  Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Scott Donaldson is swept away

SCOTT Donaldson was unable to make it a hat-trick of Scots through to the last 16 of the UK Snooker Championship as he was swept away by China’s Li Hang.

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City of Edinburgh make volleyball’s Final Four

City of Edinburgh make volleyball’s Final Four

City of Edinburgh women booked their place in the Final Four of the John Syer Volleyball Grand Prix after a day of mixed fortunes in Laurencekirk.

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James Heatly and Grace Reid performed well at the Scottish Championships. Pic: TSPL

James Heatly and Grace Reid claim win at Scottish Champs

Edinburgh divers James Heatly and Grace Reid both won events over the weekend at the Scottish National and Open Diving Championships at the Royal Commonwealth Pool.

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Scott Donaldson was in fine fettle as he defeated Mark Selby. Pic: TSPL

Right on cue, Scott Donaldson stuns world No.1 Mark Selby

When you’re looking to break a losing streak, sometimes it’s the little things that can make a huge difference.

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The opening of the 1970 Commonwealth Games at Meadowbank Stadium

Edinburgh set to say farewell to Meadowbank Stadium

After nearly 50 years of cheers and tears, Edinburgh’s Meadowbank Stadium is to close its doors for the final time this weekend.

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