Becky James came close to giving up long before announcing her retirement aged 25.
Jo Pavey has revealed she wants to compete for Great Britain at the European Championships in Berlin next summer.
One of Britain’s most renowned athletes and adventurers has confirmed she plans to compete for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Australia next year – at the age of 46.
Hundreds of sporty youngsters will have the chance to get their hands on the Queen’s Baton at a special Commonwealth Games event in the city next week.
The chairman of Liverpool's bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games believes the city's world-class venues and global reputation make it a "natural fit" for the event.
Team Scotland chef de mission John Doig is targeting a record tartan tally at the 2018 Commonwealth Games - but admits they will struggle to match their Glasgow medal rush.
Inverness judo star Stephanie Inglis has admitted defeat in her bid to return to active competition as she continues her recovery from a horrific motorcycle crash.
Commonwealth Games medallist Stephanie Inglis has admitted defeat in her bid to return to competitive judo as she continues her recovery from a horrific motorbike crash in Vietnam.
Teaching materials to encourage an active lifestyle are to be unveiled to mark the third anniversary of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.
North judo star Stephanie Inglis has revealed that one of the long-term effects of her horror crash in Vietnam is losing her sense of smell.
Sprinter James Ellington has targeted a shock comeback at next year's Commonwealth Games after the motorbike crash which almost killed him.
Liverpool has unveiled its plans for hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which features a running track at Everton's new ground and a floating pool on the dockside.
A political activist who sparked a major terrorism investigation after posting tweets threatening to kill the Queen has admitted he is "massively relieved" to avoid a jail sentence.
A north-east swimming star has given her backing to multimillion-pound plans to transform a sports centre in her hometown.
Injured Inverness judo star Stephanie Inglis reached another important milestone in her recovery yesterday - a long-awaited lunch at Nando's.
A young Scottish sportswoman who crowdfunded £10,000 to amputate her leg after the NHS refused to do so is to finally go ahead with the operation this month.
The numbers associated with last summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow are mind-boggling – 600,000 spectators snapped up 1.3million tickets between them to watch 1,385 medals being awarded across 261 events in 17 sports.
When Andrew Ballantyne and Shane Mitchell were called into their boss's office, they thought they were in trouble.
Cheryl Livingstone speaks to Des Clarke about his return to stand-up and the Highland capital
A wrestling champion has unveiled a lasting legacy to the Commonwealth Games in his hometown.
Scottish temporary power firm Aggreko reported a strong performance in the Americas and weak trading in Asia Pacific, but there was also success in its home city to celebrate in its latest annual results.
In Alex Salmond’s weekly column for The Press and Journal he gives us his views on the success of last year's Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
WHEN DOES YOUR WEEKEND START? My weekend disna usually start till Monday, as I am mostly in at the BBC by 7.30am on Saturday and Sunday.
A drunk forestry worker who held a knife to the neck of a disabled Commonwealth Games sprint finalist escaped jail yesterday.
Young Aberdeenshire sporting volunteers were last night recognised for their efforts by a north-east Commonwealth gold-winning medallist.
Macduff Marine Aquarium was thanked recently by the Antigua and Barbuda Commonwealth team for their support during this summer's games.
A Commonwealth Games athlete today joined young cyclists in Lochaber to launch a new interactive mountain biking e-guide for the Highlands.
The Scottish Government has been urged to establish a whistleblowing hotline for police officers to allow them to air grievances.
It may have caused a stir in Scotland, but the Commonwealth Games tartan has given a Moray firm an international boost.
The role played by PE teachers and voluntary coaches in the achievements of Shetland's three Commonwealth Games competitors has been recognised.
First Minister Alex Salmond has launched a new campaign to increase interest in lawn bowls.
Fans have lined the streets as north-east Commonwealth champions Hannah Miley and Viorel Etko returned home enjoyed a homecoming parade.