Sporting News

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

Cornish being lined up for title contest

Unbeaten Inverness heavyweight Gary Cornish is being lined up for his highest profile fight yet on the undercard of the Tyson Fury-Dereck Chisora European and British cham- pionship show in Manchester on Saturday, July 26.
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Published: 16/04/2014

Mackenzie in high-flying form to close in on spot at Glasgow 2014

North high jumper Rachael Mackenzie took a step closer to confirming her place on the Scotland team for this summer's Commonwealth Games by clearing the qualifying height of 1.80m at the Inverness open meeting.
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Published: 15/04/2014

Simpson cruises to hill climb victory

Great Britain mountain-running international Robbie Simpson (Deeside) made it look easy as he cruised to victory in the Clachnaben hill race.
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Published: 14/04/2014

O’Connor win proves Miley has work to do in individual medley

England’s Siobhan Marie O’Connnor ended Garioch swimmer Hannah Miley’s great medal run in the 200m individual medley in the British Gas champion- ships at the Tollcross International Centre, Glasgow, last night.
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Published: 14/04/2014

Laing is leading way for London runners

A group of runners from Inverness Harriers will start Sunday’s London marathon full of confidence after being advised in their preparations by one of the north’s most successful distance runners.
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Published: 11/04/2014
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