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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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Super swimmers make history

Super swimmers make history

A trio of sea faring super swimmers touched home at Ardroil Sands in Uig, Lewis, after a historic swim from the Flannan Isles this week.

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Player of the Month is Angus Grant

Player of the Month is Angus Grant

Carloway striker Angus Grant was the unanimous choice for the Lewis and Harris Player of the Month for July.

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Micheil Smith was named as Lewis and Harris best player on the night by County coaches.

Lewis and Harris welcome SPL side to island

Innes Iain Morrison now has a goal against Ross County on his footballing CV after the Lewis and Harris Select welcomed an U23 side across the Minch from Dingwall.

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Carloway are Invinci-blue once again as the Way are crowned champs

Carloway are Invinci-blue once again as the Way are crowned champs

For just the second time in 84 years, the Lewis and Harris League Title trophy is resident in Carloway.

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August is THE month for island golf

August is THE month for island golf

Hardly had I fled the country in mid-July than the weather improved dramatically at home. My understandable disappointment was tempered by winning the award for the best nett score by a visitor in the Senior Golf Association of Northern Portugal Amateur Open Championship at Estela Golf Club. Somehow, they managed to engrave all of that onto a rather impressive little trophy, which made the daily photographs of a sun-drenched Hebrides a touch less painful.

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Action from Bonnyrigg v Pollok

Bonnyrigg sunk as Pollok hit them for five in friendly

In a well contested game the Rose were edged out due to a strong second half display from a keen Pollok side.

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Josh Kerr has been training in the Pyrenees with Mo Farah

Edinburgh 1500m star Josh Kerr believes prep is ideal for Worlds

Josh Kerr has spent the past two weeks sniffing the clean air of the Pyrenees and the Capital athlete reckons cutting out the clutter of big city life will clear his path towards scaling the heights at the world athletics championships.

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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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An aerial battle during the Aths vs Carloway cup clash.

Aths, Back and Point into final four of the cup

Stornoway Athletic poured gasoline on the form book, torched it and dumped the red-hot Carloway side out of the Moldova Lewis Cup at the first hurdle.

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The victorious Lewis team. Picture by Colin Cameron.

Five in a row for Lewis

A clinical Camanachd Leòdhais got their hands on the Heb Celt Cup for the fifth year in succession with a 4-2 win over local rivals Uist in an enthralling contest that could have gone either way.

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The four Barca Bears with fellow ex-Rangers legend Ronnie McKinnon during their visit to Stornoway.

Barca Bears visit Stornoway as Rangers heroes honoured

Ask any dyed in the wool True Blue what was the greatest moment in Rangers FC’s history and the likely answer would be Barcelona 1972.

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Another dangerous corner flashes across the Carloway goal and just beyond Lewis Robinson.

Advance Carloway Now

It is no coincidence that the addition of Angus Grant, home on holiday, and the surprising but welcome return fitness of the wiry, rubber legged Dan Crossley has helped spark a sensational run of results and form for Carloway.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

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Carloway FC are hoping to retain the EAF Cup they won last summer.

Carloway and Ness to contest EAF Final

It might have taken Carloway 83-years to finally get their paws on the Eilean an Fhraoich Cup but the boys in blue showed this week they are in no hurry to repeat such a wait as they marched into the EAF Cup final after an emphatic victory over Point.

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Heb Traithlon just around the corner

Heb Traithlon just around the corner

The second annual Hebrides Triathlon will take place in a little over a week with organisers thrilled to see it set to operate at full capacity.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello. Pic by Getty Images.

Cabrera Bello snatches Scottish Open title after play-off drama

Sport can quite often be a game of fine margins, and nobody knew that better on Sunday evening than Englishman Callum Shinkwin.
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Dundonald Links Golf Course has proved a fine host of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.

Poulter heading out for final round in 'right state of mind'.

Ian Poulter knows that mind games can force you to lose a game of golf before you've teed off.

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With three Majors already in the bag, Pdraig Harrington has already cemented his legacy.

Pádraig relaxed about his Scottish Open chances

If Pádraig Harrington doesn't finish off the job and seal this year's Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open title on Sunday he'll be the last person to beat himself up about it.

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Dundonald Links is playing host to the Scottish Open.

Fowler feels at home in Scotland

World number six Rickie Fowler says it's great to be back playing links golf in Scotland.

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