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World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

World Cup 2014: 12 cities representing the best of Brazil.

By Luciano Graca A lot has been said, discussed and polemically questioned about Brazil’s competence to host such an important and high-profile event like the World Cup. Amidst the country’s ongoing disappointment and anger against its government, which resulted in a series of protests, there were concerns that Brazil wouldn’t be […]

by June 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

Clan Tame Defending Champions Panthers To Make Playoff Final Four

EIHL Quarter Final Play Off Second Leg Game  Braehead Clan 5   Nottingham Panthers 1  Clan win 9 – 1 on Aggregate  Braehead Clan brushed Nottingham Panthers aside in emphatic fashion on Saturday night to make it to the Playoff Finals weekend for the first time in the clubs history. Clan followed up their […]

by March 31, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Post-Sochi Curling Boom

The Winter Olympics in Sochi in February captured the public’s imagination with over 600 hours of live sport being shown live on the BBC. One of the sports that achieved the most attention in the UK was Curling, with both the British men’s and women’s teams achieving medals. Two weeks ago The Wee […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Sports
Gordon Reid: UK’s #1 wheelchair tennis player makes Scotland proud.

Gordon Reid: UK’s #1 wheelchair tennis player makes Scotland proud.

Gordon Reid is the world’s number three and British number one wheelchair tennis player. On the way to one of his training sessions at Scotstoun Leisure Centre, I checked his Twitter account so I could do some last-minute preparation for our interview. A tweet posted at 6am that day, (accompanying a selfie where he looked […]

by March 30, 2014 Comments are Disabled Features, Sports
Spirited Comeback Not Enough As Clan Denied In Shootout

Spirited Comeback Not Enough As Clan Denied In Shootout

By Stewart Ross Braehead Clan lost out to Fife Flyers in a dramatic shoot-out on Saturday night at Braehead Arena, despite an inspired third period fightback. Flyers held a three nil advantage approaching the end of the second period before a Lee Esders goal just before the end of the twenty minutes, and a goal rush […]

by March 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled Opinion, Sports
Lone Wolff: The Female Scottish F1 Racer on the Rise

Lone Wolff: The Female Scottish F1 Racer on the Rise

Susie Wolff is to become the first woman in 22 years to take part in a Formula One Grand Prix weekend.  The development driver for the Williams team will drive in Friday’s practice sessions ahead of the British and German Grands Prix in July. The 31-year-old Scot, from Oban, will become the first female Formula One driver since Giovanna […]

by March 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled Interview, Sports
Clan’s Harper And Fulton Upbeat Ahead Of Panthers Playoff Tie

Clan’s Harper And Fulton Upbeat Ahead Of Panthers Playoff Tie

By Stewart Ross Tristan Harper and Aidan Fulton remain in a confident mood ahead of this week’s quarter final playoff showdown with Nottingham Panthers despite a disappointing final weekend of the regular season for Braehead Clan. Fife Flyers twice got the better of Clan over the weekend thanks to their shootout win in Glasgow on Saturday and a 4-1 victory […]

by March 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled Sports