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Cleland boxer Stephen Newns is targetting 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal

Despite having only just completed his first year as a senior, Cleland boxing ace Stephen Newns has earned Commonwealth Games selection.

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There was vaulting joy for Motherwell gymnastics ace Ellie Patrick at the recent Sandra Clarke Cup in Nottingham (Submitted pic)

Motherwell gymnast Ellie Patrick helped Scotland to runners-up spot at prestigious Sandra Clarke Cup

Motherwell gymnast Ellie Patrick was in the Scotland team which finished in runners-up spot at the prestigious Sandra Clarke Cup in Nottingham.

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Bothwell badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour with Scottish Open Grand prix womens singles trophy (Pic by Ross Eaglesham)

Badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour says there was nothing lucky about her Scottish Open Grand Prix victory

Third time’s a charm, but Bothwell badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour insists luck had nothing to do with her victory in the Scottish Open Grand Prix after twice finishing runner-up.

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Hamilton Park Racecourse is awarded Gold Standard status

Hamilton Park Racecourse has been awarded Gold Standard status for 12 months and been named as one of the UK’s best venues for racehorse owners.
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Chris Bungard is confident he'll be celebrating like this again on Saturday night (Submitted pic)

Holytown’s Chris Bungard confident he can bash Englishman Nash on his return to MMA action

Holytown Mixed Martial Arts ace Chris Bungard is confident of a quick win on his return to the ring for a 73kg professional clash this Saturday night.

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Louisa Gilluley in an atmospheric taekwon-do action shot (Submitted pic)

Bellshill taekwon-do lass Louisa Gilluley earns first Scotland call-up

Reigning Scottish, British and World taekwon-do champion Louisa Gilluley (above) has earned her first Scotland junior squad selection.

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Caroline Brown won numerous ladies singles titles at her former club Bellshill and Mossend

New Stevenston bowls ace Caroline Brown eyeing 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medal

New Stevenston bowls ace Caroline Brown wants to land a Commonwealth Games gold medal to banish her Glasgow 2014 heartache.

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Van’s the Lanarkshire's Strongest Man after nailbiter

For the second consecutive year there was a nailbiting finish to the Lanarkshire Strongest Man competition, writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Andrew McKenzie (centre) with coach Scott Goodman and trainer Chris Dickson (Submitted pic)

Viewpark fighter Andrew ‘The Animal’ McKenzie gets pro boxing offer

Viewpark boxing ace Andrew McKenzie has been offered a professional boxing contract after winning a Scottish title unification bout in Wishaw.

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Two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon (59) squares up to local man Steven McGhee before their recent exhibition fight (Submitted pic)

Two-time world heavyweight champion Tim Witherspoon took on novice in Motherwell

Two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon was the star attraction at this month’s charity boxing night arranged by local man Frank Gilluley.
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Hostile members (from left) Alexander, Robert and Jonathon with their Commonwealth medals (Submitted pic)

Hostile Gym trio all medalled at Commonwealth Power Lifting Championships

No fewer than three members of Motherwell’s Hostile Gym won medals at the prestigious Commonwealth Power Lifting Championships.

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Action from the Chris Bungard v Colin Fletcher fight (Pic by Angy Ellis)

Holytown MMA star Chris Bungard says he was ‘robbed’ of British crown

Holytown MMA ace Chris Bungard reckons he was robbed of the British Lightweight crown in Sunderland on Saturday night.

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Kirsty Rowatt shows off the fine bowling technique which has helped her win seven ladies titles at Motherwell Miners Bowling Club (Pic by Rob Eyton-Jones)

Family fortunes on the Motherwell Miners bowling green!

A married pair of 30-somethings have made history by becoming the first husband and wife duo to win respective gents and ladies titles at a local bowling club.

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Kirsty Gilmour acknowledges the Glasgow fans

Kirsty Gilmour bowed out at quarter-final stage of badminton world championships

There was disappointment for Bothwell badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour in front of her home fans as she bowed out in the World Championship quarter-finals.

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Chris Bungard hopes to be celebrating like this in the ring again on Saturday night

Holytown MMA ace Chris Bungard goes for British title this Saturday

Holytown MMA star Chris Bungard is preparing to fight a clown in Sunderland this Saturday night, but it will be no easy contest for him!

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Pairs prizewinners at Wigtown

McCubbin pair win pairs

Wigtown Bowling Club held its Open Pairs competition, sponsored by Jewson at the weekend. W

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Scottish Athletics Senior & U17 Championships, 14th August 2016,  (C)Bobby Gavin

Scottish athletics stars converge on Grangemouth for Senior Championships

Former medallists, Glasgow 2014 internationals and emergent GB prospects from across Scotland will gather at the Scottish National Senior Championships in Grangemouth this weekend.

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Tim Witherspoon (right) is pictured during a previous exhibition event in Scotland in 2012

Double world boxing champ Tim Witherspoon to fight in Motherwell

Two-time world heavyweight boxing champion Tim Witherspoon is all set to make an appearance at Motherwell’s Alona Hotel.

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Kirsty Gilmour is in second round world championship action on Wednesday

Bothwell's Kirsty Gilmour going for World Badminton Championship glory in Glasgow

Last summer’s Olympic Games didn’t go entirely to plan for Bothwell badminton ace Kirsty Gilmour, but she insists she’s been moving in an upwards trajectory ever since.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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