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Chance to meet UFC star Steven Ray at Bellshill's Maximum Power Gym this Saturday

Ultimate Fighting Championship ace Steven Ray will be in Bellshill this Saturday as he hosts a two-hour seminar before doing a fans' photo shoot, writes Craig Goldthorp.

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Kirsty Gilmour won a bronze medal at Gold Coast 2018 to add to her silver medal from Glasgow 2014

Kirsty Gilmour and Reece McFadden get Commonwealth Games bronze medals

Bothwell badminton star Kirsty Gilmour fought valiantly to land a women’s singles Commonwealth Games bronze medal on Saturday.

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Kirsty Gilmour is through to the last eight of the women's singles

Badminton's Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn still going strong at Commonwealth Games

Local badminton stars Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn today (Thursday) booked their quarter-final places at the Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

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Boxer Reece McFadden celebrates winning a bronze medal at Glasgow 2014. This will be his minimum achievement in the 2018 version of the Games on Australia's Gold Coast.

Motherwell boxer Reece McFadden guaranteed a Commonwealth Games medal again

Motherwell boxer Reece McFadden is guaranteed a Commonwealth Games medal again after surging through to the semi-finals earlier today (Wednesday), writes Craig Goldthorp.
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Stephen Newns (second right) and Aqeel Ahmed (second left) pictured with their fellow 2018 Commonwealth Games Team Scotland boxing squad members

Boxers Stephen Newns and Aqeel Ahmed eye podium at Commonwealth Games

In addition to Reece McFadden going for glory in the 52kg class, fellow Motherwell boxers Stephen Newns and Aqeel Ahmed are also setting their sights high when competing for Scotland at this month’s Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Kirsty Gilmour (front, right) and Alex Dunn (back, middle) are both targeting medals at the Commonwealth Games

Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn both hope to be in amongst Commonwealth Games badminton medals

Badminton stars Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn have both been discussing their prospects at the Commonwealth Games in Australia over the next fortnight.

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Reece McFadden celebrated a flyweight bronze medal in Glasgow four years ago

Reece McFadden: Boxing gold medal at Commonwealth Games is my destiny

After landing a flyweight bronze medal in Glasgow four years ago, Motherwell boxing ace Reece McFadden is eyeing gold at this month’s Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast.

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Caroline Brown won many titles at Bellshill and Mossend Bowling Club (Submitted pic)

Motherwell's Caroline Brown: Commonwealth Games charge can help boost bowls in Scotland

Motherwell ace Caroline Brown is hoping to give her beloved bowls a much needed boost by excelling for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast over the next fortnight.

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Grado and Cummings wrestle at Hibs training ground

Wrestling star Grado is on stage in Motherwell this Saturday

Scots wrestler Grado - who is performing at a stage show in Motherwell this Saturday - hopes old pal Jason Cummings will make his loan move from Nottingham Forest to Rangers permanent at the end of the season.

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Bob McPherson and his Great Britain mates were knocked out of the Paralympic curling medal reckoning on Thursday

No Paralympic medal tilt for Motherwell curler Bob McPherson and Team GB

The big poster on the wall couldn’t provide divine inspiration for Motherwell wheelchair curler Bob McPherson after missing out on a second Paralympic medal, writes Ross Lawson of Sportsbeat.

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Bob McPherson in Paralympic action in South Korea this week (Submitted pic)

Motherwell’s Bob McPherson wants another Paralympic curling medal

One picture of his Sochi Paralympic medal is all the inspiration Bob McPherson needs in Pyeongchang, writes Ross Lawson of Sportsbeat.

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Chris Bungard (right) made light work of his Brazilian opponent (Submitted pic)

Comfortable win for Holytown MMA ace Chris Bungard over Brazilian

Chris Bungard reckons the challenging travel conditions presented by the heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures which hit Scotland recently helped him defeat his exhausted Brazilian opponent.

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Flynn (right) and Collins in action

Charlie Flynn: If Ryan Collins fight had lasted another 30 seconds I'd have won

Lanarkshire boxing ace Charlie Flynn would have beaten old foe Ryan Collins on Saturday night if their Scottish Lightweight title contest had lasted just 30 seconds longer.
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Lanark-born scrapper Charlie Flynn blamed old foe Ryan Collins for their clash of heads last April (Pic by John Devlin)

Boxer Charlie Flynn blasts back at old foe Ryan Collins ahead of Saturday's rematch

Lanark-born boxing ace Charlie Flynn has blasted back at old foe Ryan Collins ahead of the pair’s eagerly awaited rematch tomorrow night (Saturday).

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Chris Bungard (left) pictured with Conor McGregor at Dublin training camp

Mixed martial arts ace Chris Bungard jokingly asked Conor McGregor for loan after being victim of wallet theft in Dublin

Holytown Mixed Martial Arts star Chris Bungard has been recounting the nightmare moment when his wallet was stolen while he walked through Dublin city centre.

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Kirsty Gilmour has been in brilliant title winning form recently

Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn both selected in Scotland's 2018 Commonwealth Games badminton squad

North Lanarkshire badminton stars Kirsty Gilmour and Alex Dunn have both been named in Scotland's eight-strong badminton squad for the Commonwealth Games in Australia this April.

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Alex celebrates with mixed doubles partner Eleanor (Pic Lorraine Hill)

The boy 'Dunn' good as Alex wins national doubles and mixed doubles titles!

Motherwell badminton ace Alex Dunn emulated Kirsty Gilmour (see article elsewhere on this website) by sealing glory at last week’s Yonex Scottish National Championships in Perth.

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Kirsty Gilmour has completed a magnificent seven in a row

It’s happy Gilmour as Kirsty completes magnificent seven Scottish National badminton titles

Bothwell badminton star Kirsty Gilmour completed a magnificent seven of women’s singles titles after enjoying yet another triumphant weekend at the Yonex Scottish National Championships.

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Motherwell Athletics Club members pictured during a recent Monday night training session at Ravenscraig Sports Facility. Club bosses say that having an indoor venue is vital for them during the often harsh winter months. (Submitted pic)

Clubs battle council plans to ‘wipe out’ Ravenscraig athletics facilities

A club coach has vowed to fight controversial council plans to virtually wipe out athletics facilities at Motherwell’s Ravenscraig Sports Facility.

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An artist's impression of how the new hotel will look when it is built at Hamilton Park Racecourse

Hamilton Park Racecourse to get £10 million hotel

Hamilton Park Racecourse chiefs have welcomed South Lanarkshire Council’s decision to approve plans for a multi-million pound hotel development on its grounds.

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