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Big Ben Pipes helps City of Edinburgh to snatch Scottish Cup

City of Edinburgh prevented City of Glasgow Ragazzi becoming the first team to win the men’s volleyball treble with a superb Scottish Cup final victory at the Edinburgh University Pleasance.

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Nik Olliver and Richard Newton are preparing to tandem cycle 2000km from Edinburgh to Budapest

Couple cycle to Budapest on tandem for Alzheimer’s charity

An adventurous couple are hoping to look just as sweet on the street as Daisy after an epic trek across Europe on a bicycle made for two.

Currie swimmer Shannon Crosbie

Currie swimmer Shannon Crosbie to take part in Team Special Olympics

A Capital swimming star who has earned success at hundreds of regional and national disability competitions has realised her international dream by being selected to represent Great Britain at the Team Special Olympics (Team SOGB).

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Anyone for tennis? Calling budding Andy Murrays

Anyone for tennis? Calling budding Andy Murrays

have a budding Andy Murray in the family?

Edinburgh Leisure is taking part in Tennis For Kids, organised by the Lawn Tennis Association.

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Bowls, swimming, tennis

Bill Lothian’s Community Sport: Bowls, swimming, tennis

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

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Lucas Thomson competing in the men's 10m platform final

I loved the whole thing from day one

Capital diving star Lucas Thomson turned 17 this week, but he admits all of the birthday presents in the world could not make him smile as much as the Commonwealth Games experience did.

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Grange hockey coach David Knipe

Inverleith break their duck outdoors

INVERLEITH earned their first victory of the outdoor hockey season thanks to a 4-3 win over Hillhead at Peffermill.

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Grace Reid and James Heatly show off their medals

Divers Grace Reid and James Heatly to inspire next generation

Edinburgh Diving Club head coach Jen Leeming believes the medals being brought home from the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games by local athletes Grace Reid and James Heatly can inspire the next generation in the Capital.

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Rob Beveridge and his players applaud the fans

Scotland basketball coach Rob Beveridge toasts his players

Scotland’s basketball team’s run to the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games has rekindled their coach’s love of the game.

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Callum Hawkins collapses with exhaustion near the end of the men's marathon in Gold Coast. Picture: Getty Images

Commonwealth Games: Scotland’s Callum Hawkins in distressing marathon collapse

SCOTLAND’S Callum Hawkins collapsed on the verge of a men’s marathon gold medal in horribly distressing scenes during the last day of action at the Commonwealth Games.

Jake Wightman celebrates his bronze in the 1,500m PICTURE: Getty Images

Commonwealth Games: Brilliant bronze for Jake Wightman in 1,500m

SCOTLAND’S Jake Wightman made a superb late surge to clinch a bronze medal in the men’s 1,500m on the final day of track action at the Commonwealth Games.

Grace Reid reacts on top of the podium after winning Commonwealth Games gold

Diver Grace Reid lost for words as she wins Commonwealth gold

Grace Reid revealed she was speechless for a spell after becoming Scotland’s first female diving medallist at a Commonwealth Games by winning the 1m event yesterday.

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Hockey: Grange aiming to cut Kelburne’s lead at top

Hockey: Grange aiming to cut Kelburne’s lead at top

Grange will look to claw back some of Bromac Kelburne’s five-point lead at the top of hockey’s Division One when they host Edinburgh University at Fettes on Saturday (2.00).

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Commonwealth Games: Glorious gold for diver Grace Reid

JUST a couple of days after James Heatly won Scotland’s first Commonwealth diving medal in 60 years, another has come along in quick time, and Grace Reid went event better with a magnificent gold in the women’s 1m springboard.


Commonwealth Games: Alex “Tattie” Marshall makes history with fifth gold medal

Alex “Tattie” Marshall is Scotland’s most successful Commonwealth Games athlete after he won his fifth gold medal as part of the lawn bowls men’s four in Gold Coast.

Gas Line Boy was fifth in the Grand National at Aintree last year

Grand national tips: Gas Line Boy solid each-way bet

The Irish are poised to launch their strongest raid yet on the £1m Randox Health Grand National (5,15) at Aintree tomorrow, but Gas Line Boy can prove too hot for the invaders to handle.

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Seonaid McIntosh

Commonwealth Games: Seonaid McIntosh adds to family’s medal hall of fame

Seonaid McIntosh missed out on a medal at her home Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – but she delivered on the Gold Coast to maintain a long-standing family tradition.

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Edinburgh City take on Forfar at Meadowbank Stadium (Picture: Toby Williams)

John McLellan: Would planned Meadowbank stadium be too small?

With passions beginning to run high about the plans for the new Meadowbank sports centre, there has been speculation about its suitability or otherwise for semi-professional football.

Scotland's Eilidh Doyle reacts after winning silver in the 400m hurdles PICTURE: PA

Commonwealth Games: Superb silver for Eilidh Doyle in 400m hurdles

SCOTLAND captain Eilidh Doyle produced one of the best performances of her career to secure a brilliant silver medal in the women’s 400m hurdles.

James Heatly celebrates on the podium

James Heatly used grandfather’s achievements to win historic bronze medal

James Heatly revealed his grandfather’s own sporting achievements spurred him on as he dived to a Commonwealth Games bronze medal for Team Scotland on the Gold Coast.

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