Sporting News

Meldrum grappler selected

Oldmeldrum wrestler Viorel Etko is among a further 30 athletes across three sports who have been selected to represent Scotland in this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
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Published: 24/04/2014

On the road to inspiration

The final countdown to the inaugural Aberdeen Youth Games began this week with the start of a baton relay which promises to inspire hundreds of primary pupils across the city.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Scot: Beware social media

Golden oldie Alan McManus has told snooker’s new generation to ditch Facebook and knuckle down after rolling back the years to defeat compatriot and four-time world champion John Higgins at the Crucible.
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Published: 23/04/2014

Angles has the Wizard under a spell

Alan McManus heads into today’s session with a shock 6-3 lead over old pal and former world number one John Higgins in the world championship first round’s all-Scottish tie.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Best of times for Onyia as Aberdeen open league challenge

Scotland international Chuxx Onyia led Aberdeen AAC to second position – behind champions Central AC in the opening men’s National League First Division meeting of the season at Grangemouth.
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Published: 22/04/2014

Mackenzie hits new heights at Aberdeen meeting

Rachael Mackenzie’s outstanding early season form continued at Aberdeen Sports Village yesterday when the Inverness high jumper soared to a new personal best height and achieved yet another Commonwealth Games qualifying standard
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Published: 21/04/2014

Records sink like Aberdeen granite

Fifty-four Scottish records, 22 men’s and 32 women’s, were broken over the two days of the Scottish Gas national masters short course championships at the Aberdeen Sports Village Aquatics Centre.
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Published: 21/04/2014

Hamilton makes fast work of practice despite the niggles

Lewis Hamilton is steeling himself for more of a challenge from his title rivals this weekend as he bids to win three grands prix in a row for the first time in his Formula One career.
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Published: 19/04/2014

It’s the mother of all parties as the oche rocks one more time

The eighth visit of the PDC darting superstars to Aberdeen was no different from the previous seven – an explosion of colour befitting Snakebite Peter Wright's garish red and white ensemble.
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Published: 18/04/2014

Golden girl is back in tandem

Lossiemouth’s Heather Stanning will renew her Olympic gold medal-winning partnership with Helen Glover this weekend at the GB rowing team senior trials at Caversham in Berkshire
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Published: 18/04/2014

Eight from north hoping to make mark

Cameron Brodie, of Inverurie, Inverness-born Stephen Milne, Aberdeen’s Andrew McGovern and Joseph Welstead, from Inverness, will compete in the men’s events at the Tollcross International Swimming Centre from July 24 to 29.
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Published: 17/04/2014

Flinn brothers making moves for karate glory

Aberdeen brothers Liam and Shaun Flinn are targeting glory when they represent Great Britain at the European karate cham- pionships next month.
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Published: 16/04/2014
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