Scots Rio athletes meet fans at homecoming

Eilidh Doyle summed it up best when she said that, despite a more public homecoming in the centre of Edinburgh, Scotland’s Olympians and Paralympians relished the chance to meet fans face-to-face at homecoming event at the Oriam centre.

A day of celebrations also took in an appearance in Edinburgh’s Festival Square and a late-night awards ceremony, but before …


30,000 to hit Glasgow streets for Great Scottish Run

OVER 30,000 people are set to take to the streets of Glasgow for Scotland’s biggest running event – the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish run.

Scot Beth Potter, who represented Team GB in Rio, is in a strong field in the women’s race, with Kenyans Doris Changeiywo and Betsy Saina favourites.

Changeiywo came second to Edna Kiplagat in last year’s …


Scottish football nets SSE sponsorship deal

WOMEN’S football in Scotland has scored a double success by signing a deal with its first major sponsor – energy giants SSE.

SSE will invest across the women’s game and sponsor the new SSE Scottish Women’s Cup as well as becoming official partners for the Scotland Women’s National Team.

The deal, which is the first ever joint sponsorship …


Doyle backs young ambassadors programme

Olympic medallist Eilidh Doyle was back on home territory at Hampden Park where she discussed the future of Scottish sport with 160 secondary school pupils.

Doyle took part in the special Young Ambassadors Conference at the National Stadium which was hosted by sportscotland, the national agency for sport

The conference is part of a series of events …