World Men’s Curling Championship: Scotland topple hosts Canada for gold medal Report From BBC Scotland: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/65203590 [Scotland clinched the World Men’s Curling Championship gold in a dominant victory over hosts Canada. Fourteen years on from their last title, the Scots led from the second end and were in control en route to a 9-3 win at Ottawa’s TD Place Arena.
Scottish Athlete Eilidh Doyle has announced her retirement from competitive athletics. Scotland’s most decorated track & field athlete represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, and won an Olympic bronze medal in the 4 x 400 metres relay at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Mighty Thunder claims thrilling Scottish Grand National win for Scottish Based trainer Lucinda Russell. BBC Report: ‘Mighty Thunder produced a late surge to claim a thrilling victory in the Scottish Grand National at Ayr. Runner-up Dingo Dollar led with two fences to go before Mighty Thunder, ridden by Tom Scudamore and trained by Lucinda Russell, snatched the win. It is the first time since 2012 that a Scottish trainer has won the race.
(17 Sept 2020) Scottish Athletes Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie are having an oustanding 2020 season winning numerous top races at the top world athletics meetings.
(19 Feb 2020) – BBC Report: Jemma Reekie beat world champion Halimah Nakaayi over 800m in France to record her second IAAF World Indoor Series win in five days. The Scot won in two minutes and 0.34 seconds to beat the Ugandan – who won gold in Doha in October – in Lievin.
(2 Feb 2020) Jemma Reekie and Laura Muir land wins at Muller GP in Glasgow Laura Muir won the 1000m at the Muller GP but missed out on the World Record held by Maria Mutola. The Scot was shooting for 2:30.94 but had to settle for coming home in 2:33.47 after a long solo run.
(27 June 2019) BBC Report: Andy Murray’s dream comeback from potentially career-ending hip surgery ended with a fairytale triumph with playing partner Feliciano Lopez in the doubles at Queen’s. Briton Murray and Spain’s Lopez beat Briton Joe Salisbury and American Rajeev Ram 7-6 (8-6) 5-7 10-5.