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Motherwell lifters to represent Scotland

Four powelifters who train in Motherwell are preparing to represent Scotland in the Commonwealth Powerlifting Championships later this year.

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Uddingston wicket-keeper Bryan Clarke (first left) pictured as his team field in a previous encounter against Dumfries (Pic by Alan Watson)

Uddingston Cricket Club win again to set up top of table clash this Saturday

Uddingston Cricket Club kept their title dream alive by recovering from a poor start to win by 52 runs at Dumfries on Saturday.

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Shona Girdwood is pictured in Barcelona the day before the race, racking her bike in the transition area (Submitted pic)

Spanish slopes couldn’t stop Shona Girdwood from winning triathlon battle

Bellshill-based triathlon star Shona Girdwood battled a testing, steep course to book a world championship place by winning her class at this month’s Barcelona 70.3 Half Ironman competition.

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John Higgins is backing the Transplant Games

Snooker ace Higgins shows support for Transplant Games

Snooker ace John Higgins was in Cumbernauld last week to mark 50 days until the start of the British Transplant Games.

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Uddingston wicket-keeper Bryan Clarke attempting to take a catch during previous a league game against this Saturdays opponents Dumfries

Uddingston Cricket Club make fine start in bid to land title for the first time since 2013

Uddingston Cricket Club’s positive start to this season’s Western Union Premier Division has fans dreaming of another title triumph.

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Callum Crozier shows the determination and strength which helped him become a Scottish champion at Ravenscraig recently (Submitted pic)

Pair of national champs from Motherwell's Hostile Gym

The boss of Motherwell gym Hostile Strength and Conditioning is thrilled that two of his regulars have been crowned Scottish champs.

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Chris Bungard celebrates his latest MMA victory (Submitted pic)

Another first round win for MMA star Chris Bungard

Holytown Mixed Martial Arts ace Chris Bungard thrilled the crowd with yet another first round stoppage in his latest fight on Saturday night.

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Champ Aqeel raises Saltire after win. Also pictured are beaten opponent Williams (left) and a losing semi-finalist

Commonwealth gold medal is Motherwell boxer Aqeel Ahmed’s big goal now

Motherwell boxer Aqeel Ahmed is eyeing a Commonwealth Games gold medal next year after winning the British 49kg title for a third straight year.

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Dynamic coach Becki Campbell with Taylor Richardson (centre) and Ellie Patrick after their fine performances in Stoke-on-Trent (Submitted pic)

Motherwell gymnasts Taylor and Ellie shone against top opposition in Stoke-on-Trent

Two young members of Motherwell’s Dynamic Gymnastics Academy recently showed their great quality against the UK’s best in Stoke-on-Trent.

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Katie Archibald in full flight during Tuesdays race in Motherwell (Pic by Alan Watson)

Storming stuff from Olympic gold medal winner Archibald thrilled Motherwell crowd

Olympic Games gold medallist Katie Archibald, representing Team WMT, managed a third place finish at Tuesday’s women’s Matrix Fitness Grand Prix Series race in Motherwell.
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Michael McGurk is pictured after Fridays win with (from left) Lawrence Murphy, Willie Limond (promoter) and Michael Murphy (Submitted pic)

Viewpark boxing ace Michael McGurk wins WBC Youth title despite horrific clash of heads

Despite being temporarily blinded in his right eye after a horrific clash of heads which needed seven stitches, Viewpark Boxing Club’s Michael McGurk battled on to win the biggest fight of his life.

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The publicity poster for Saturdays now defunct Cornish v Sexton clash

Boxer’s bad back ruins hopes of Ravenscraig show

In a major blow for boxing fans, this Saturday’s exciting British heavyweight title clash between Gary Cornish and Sam Sexton at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Sports Facility has been cancelled.

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Viewpark Boxing Club ace Michael McGurk

Tannochside Miners hosts exciting boxing show

Tannochside Miners Welfare Club in Uddingston is the venue for a hugely exciting night of boxing this Friday, May 5.

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Selfie fan Kirsty Gilmour (left) has won a European Badminton Championships womens singles silver medal for the second consecutive year

Badminton star Kirsty Gilmour lands second straight Euro silver

Bothwell badminton star Kirsty Gilmour’s hopes of a European Championships gold medal were dashed in Kolding, Denmark.

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Aqeel Ahmed (right) has his arm raised aloft by the referee after winning the Scottish light flyweight crown

Motherwell fight ace Aqeel Ahmed lands Scottish title again

Motherwell boxer Aqeel Ahmed is targeting Commonwealth Games glory next year after winning the elite male Scottish light flyweight crown for the second time in three years.

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Forgewood ABC stars Troy  Young, Kane Young,  Liam McFarlane, Mark  Johnstone, Kyle  Kerr, Shane Young and Darren Johnstone have been in tremendous form  this year. Fellow stars Sean Coyle, Kieran Burke and Lewis Johnstone are not in the picture (Pic by Les Kingstone)

Forgewood fighters in fine form to mark 30th anniversary

Motherwell’s Forgewood Boxing Club is 30 years old this year and its young fighters are marking the occasion with some exceptional performances.

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Frank Gilluley (back row, first left), coaches and fighters at Fighting Scots Gym are thrilled it has attained amateur status (Submitted pic)

Mossend-based Fighting Scots Gym ‘going places’

In a major boost for Mossend’s Fighting Scots Gym, the club has gained amateur boxing status to supplement its semi professional and professional boxers, Thai boxers and kickboxers.

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Dynamic members excelled at Scottish Championships

Glory for Dynamic acrobats at Scottish Championships

In their very first Scottish Acrobatic Championships, six teams from Motherwell-based Dynamic Gymnastics Academy won medals.

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Alex Dunn and Eleanor O'Donnell are pictured after securing silver medals in the European Junior mixed doubles

Motherwell badminton ace Alex Dunn gets Euro Junior silver

Motherwell badminton star Alex Dunn and partner Eleanor O’Donnell produced a fantastic run of victories to reach the European Junior Championships mixed doubles final in Mulhouse, France, on Sunday.

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Gary Anderson was triumphant in Motherwell (Pic by Lawrence Lustig)

106 average as Ando beat Mike

Two-time PDC World Darts champion Gary Anderson recorded a memorable 13-10 win over current holder and world number one Michael van Gerwen in the Motherwell Masters on Friday night.

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