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Children dance in support of the Commonwealth Games

CHILDREN from across Edinburgh took part in a dance event to show their support for the Games for Scotland scheme. The 500 youngsters were joined...

£10 million taken from swine flu budget to fund 2014 Games.

SCOTTISH Ministers plan to take £10 million from the pandemic flu budget and spend it on hosting the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014. The NHS...

Fencer who beat deadly illness is set to represent Scotland

By Christine Lavelle A WOMAN who had to have a partial liver transplant when she was just nine years old is getting to represent Scotland...

Campaign launched to get politicians behind sport in Scotland

By Christine Lavelle OLYMPIC gold medalist Rhona Martin and MSP Margo MacDonald teamed up today to launch a sporting campaign which brings...

Father pays tribute to Commonwealth champion daughter

By Amanda MacMillan THE father of the former Scots Judo Champion who died suddenly while serving in the Army in England has said he “couldn’t...

Olympic swimmer gives amateurs a helping hand

By Christine Lavelle QUADRUPLE Olympic swimmer Karen Pickering has warned that she is “quite frightened” by the number of people who can’t swim. The four-time...

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