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My Sporting Life: Gemma Lumsdaine

Catch up with 2018 Young Coach of the Year Gemma Lumsdaine

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Community matters

Sports clubs support communities through non-traditional ways

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COV Champion: Ian Rendall

Orkney climbing coach scales the heights in his community 

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Generation V #Sportpanel

Fifth Young People’s Sport Panel is named

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Making a difference together

Project that helps people with disabilities stay active earns UK recognition

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Developing sporting leaders

How the Scottish Sporting Leaders Programme has supported sporting leaders through the changes that Covid-19 has created.

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Introducing COV Champions

Who's inspired you with their contribution to community sport this year?

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Focus on... Bowls - Thank you front-line workers

Bowled over by dedication of frontline workers

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A fond farewell

Sport Panel members bow out after over two years helping to shape Scottish sport

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A life-changing impact

Thousands of women and girls get more active thanks to fund 

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Young at heart

Table tennis club keeps Glasgow’s older generations active

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£8m for cycling facilities

Scottish Government and sportscotland launch fund to improve facilities 

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A shared space

Virtual learning environment for the sporting workforce

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The royal treatment

People from across Scottish sporting system honoured by Queen

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A net gain

Badminton player Martin Campbell on life after sport

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Connecting with coaches

Scottish Swimming reshapes coach development and learning

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Latest phase 3 guidance

Revised guidance for the return of organised sport and physical activity was published on 11 September following the Scottish Government's latest update.

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Sport for life in 2020

Our vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport

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Spòrs fad beatha: Carolynn Leslie

Àrd-sgoil Bhaile na h-Eaglaise a’ buannachadh Òir le taic bho Sgoiltean Gnìomhach

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Sport for life: Sandra Black

Deaf-friendly curling enables Fife woman to experience benefits of sport

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Sport for life: Chloe Lawson

Wellbeing ambassador helps young people discover mental health benefits of sport

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Sport for life: Carolynn Leslie

Kirkwall Grammar strikes Gold with support from Active Schools

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Sport for life: Callum Hawkins

Marathon star feeling 'more robust' after physical preparation support

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Sport for life: Dorian Marshall

Retired police officer benefits from involvement in community sport hub

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On the way back

Date set for indoor sports facilities to open 

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A virtual trip Down Under

Lismore RFC back in action after putting in the miles for charity

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In the swim

Scotland's performance swimmers are back in the pool

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Focus On ... Boccia Lockdown League

How one sport has maintained sporting competition during lockdown

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Moving forward

Scottish sport moves into phase two

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#ThanksToYou - cricket

How National Lottery funding helps support club engagement

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First steps back for athletes

Guidance allows for the first stage of a safe return to performance sport 

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We walk and talk

#Sportpanel staying connected through physical activity

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Clubbing together

Clubs find innovative ways to keep their communities connected

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Support for sport

Measures announced to help sport during these difficult times

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Treasured memories

Looking back helps older people adapt to new way of life

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Sporting system pitches in

People from across the sporting community help out however they can

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Community spirit leads the way

A community ethos is at the heart of the success of Craigie CSH

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Recognising success

Discover who picked up the prizes at the SSF Awards 2020

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Focus on … boccia

How discovering sport turned a young man’s life around

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A day of discovery

First Minister opens Regional Performance Centre Dundee

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Smells like team spirit

Seven sportscotland staff set to support Team GB in Tokyo

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Pooling together

Refugees in Edinburgh given opportunity to learn how to swim

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Glasgow school strikes gold

Glasgow Gaelic School earns gold School Sport Award

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Walk of life

Women and girls get active through walking netball in Clackmannanshire

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Sport for all 2019

Celebration of inclusion brings out the best in Scottish sport

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One community

Local church provides physical and social opportunities for all ages

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Taylor made

Boxing hero and his idol crowned at 2019 Scottish Sports Awards

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Lawn of duty

Darren Burnett is a local hero on and off the green

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COV winner: Thomas Buik

Find out more about the 2019 Volunteer of the Year 2019

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COV winner: Sheila Swan

Find out more about the 2019 High Performance Coach of the Year

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Class above

Find out how one physical education teacher is giving back

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In line for glory

Find out who has made the shortlist for the 2019 Scottish Sports Awards

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Power play

A powerchair football club has launched new sessions with Lottery backing

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Focus on ... Gymnastics

How a nutrition programme helps ensure healthy athlete development 

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Fuel for performance

Sally Conway gives the lowdown on her nutrition plan for success

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The real winners

Learn how The National Lottery helps young people thrive

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A lotto celebrate

The National Lottery’s 25th birthday celebrations get underway

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New heights

Learn how one basketball club is blazing a trail for the women's game

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YA Focus: Nutrition and Sport

Just how important is it to have a healthy diet? 

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Active on mental health

Mental health training for Active Schools coordinators

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Fingers crossed

Say thank you to The National Lottery on its 25th birthday

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Free period products for sports clubs

Funding for 500 clubs to supply products

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Best in class

St Paul's RC High is seeing great results from its focus on sport

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Fuel for sport

Sport and nutrition combined to help thousands of people in Ayrshire

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Recognising class acts

Time is running out to nominate your national and local sporting heroes

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Gymnastic fantastic

EK Gymnastics Club lead the way on Women and Girls in Sport Week

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Scottish Cycling Young People's Panel

Meet cycling's young leaders

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Kick start

How a Falkirk football project helps young people reach their goals

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Having their say

Young people help shape future of Dundee hub

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Making the grade

Record number of schools make the grade in delivery of school sport

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On the right track

Football charity’s sporting connection with ScotRail gets people moving

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Heart of the community

Community sport hubs hit all-time high

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Games legacy grows

Community sport hubs hit record figures

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Sporting heroes

Help recognise shining stars in sport at the 2019 Scottish Sports Awards

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Taking the lead

Discover how young sports leaders are changing lives in Glasgow

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Playing our part in 2019

How Scotland's sporting system helps people participate and progress

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Gabhail ar pàirt 2019 Lùth-chleasachd chathair-uilne

Tha lùth-chleasachd chathair-uilne na bhuannachd don luchd-còmhnaidh as sine agus as òige ann an Uibhist agus Barraigh

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Above and beyond

New boxing partnership builds young leaders in and out of the ring

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Playing our part 2019 Wicketz

Wicketz project drives social inclusion and community engagement

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Playing our part 2019 Armchair athletics

Armchair athletics benefits old and young generations in Hebrides

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Playing our part 2019 Georgia Adderley

Squash player Georgia Adderley is growing her sport on and off the court

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Playing our part 2019 Erin Gillen

Being a Young Ambassador taught Erin Gillen to lead by example

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Playing our part 2019 David Melrose

Wheelchair curler David Melrose has Paralympic glory in his sights

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Playing our part 2019 SWNT

World class performance support for Scotland's World Cup debut

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Playing our part 2019 Murray Buchan

How skier Murray Buchan made the transition from competitor to coach

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Playing our part 2019 Duncan Scott

Duncan Scott propelled to glory by world-class expertise 

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Recipe for success

A unique collaboration is fuelling Europe's Solheim Cup team

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Conference for change

Event aims for change for women in sport

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Partnership in action

How disability sport connections changed the student sport landscape

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Engage!

Rugby and judo set up mutually beneficial sporting connection

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#SportPanel focus: outdoor sports

Why panel members enjoy the great outdoors

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Focus on ... Climbing

Adrenaline-chasing para climbers savour annual festival

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Janice Eaglesham MBE

Our tribute to a disability sport pioneer and champion of inclusion 

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Making a splash

River based community sport hub improves the safety of its users

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Gearing up

Launch of mountain biking strategy outlines future of the sport in Scotland.

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Making waves

Toni Shaw eyes Tokyo 2020 thanks to state-of-the-art prosthetic

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Focus on fencing

Club takes 'fighting with the family' to a whole new level

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Sport panel role models

Members of Young People's Sport Panel reveal role models

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On board

Mark Munro, Maureen Campbell and Scott Lindsay answer the call 

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Leading by example

Olivia wins award and vows to keep helping raise deaf awareness

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A family affair

Mother and daughter duo team up on the rugby pitch

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Focus on ... karate

Team GB star Amy Connell on the role models who inspire her 

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Tables turned

'It's given me a social network and a purpose'

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Fit and ready

Our institute experts play key role in Scotland’s World Cup preparation

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History makers

Scotland captain Rachel Corsie set to lead by example in France

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Focus on... Walking Netball

How a walking netball project is combating mental health issues 

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Sport Panel focus - mental health

Young People's Sport Panel members, Lily and Caitlyn, discuss their experiences around mental health

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Food for thought

Prof Sue Backhouse on sport supplements and Food First

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Through rough times

How a golf initiative has helped an army veteran aim straight

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Mental health matters

Scottish sport unites to support mental health

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A meeting of minds

Inside the first Mental Health in Scottish Sport conference 

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Women and girls get active

Fifteen projects to benefit from £300k funding stream 

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Sport For Life is born

Discover how partners reacted to launch of new strategy 

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Taking action

Using sport to support people with mental health struggles

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Sport panel focus - changing lives

Panel members discuss the impact sport has had on their lives

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Learning through sport

Motherwell hub programme helps young people gain qualifications

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Investing in clubs

£250,000 boost for nine clubs through Direct Club Investment

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Memory lane

New project extends physical activity opportunities for older people

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Sponsorship insights

Why commercial deals are beneficial for CEOs and athletes alike

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Sport panel focus - sponsorship

Panel members have their say on sponsorship

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A helping hand

Nairn Ladies FC make league debut thanks to lottery players

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A perfect match

How a sponsorship deal can help change lives through triathlon

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Focus On … Swimming

How sponsorship is helping the nation get confident in the water

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Room for everyone

Huntly festival thriving as local businesses support annual run

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Kitted out

Scottish Cycling launch Young People’s Panel

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My sporting life: Gary Logan

Meet Gary, Scotland's fifth man in wheelchair curling

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My Sporting Life - David Melrose

From fire to ice: meet David from Duns on his first cap for Scotland

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Mind over matter

Misha Botting describes why athletes' families are part of the team

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Perfect pitch

A shared love of cricket makes a mum’s dream come true

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Parents in sport: Susan and Maria Lyle

A mother and daughter's sporting journey

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Focus on ... Snowsport

How Mark Vinter gets the balance right as a parent and coach

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#SportPanel focus: parents in sport

Meet the parents behind two sporting journeys 

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Mutual benefits

How can sponsorship benefit sport and communities in Scotland?

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#GetOnBoard in 2019

If you're passionate about sport, we want to hear from you

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That winning feeling

Find out who was recognised at the SSF Awards 2019

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Always by their side

Judo parents on why they commit so much to sport

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Sport panel focus - Health

Panel members discuss the link between sport and health

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Open seas

Rowing initiative improves wellbeing of female participants

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A new start

Forbes Dunlop appointed as sportscotland chief operating officer

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My sporting life Hannah McCook

How a diabetic golfer keeps her dreams on course

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Our 2018 highlights

Sport is changing lives right across Scotland

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The Glasgow bounce

How two sports used a major event to promote development

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On the road with BBC Scotland

Pupils across Scotland coached by stars

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Sport panel focus - celebration

Panel members recall the sporting moments they celebrated in 2018

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An unforgettable year

Heroics home and away celebrated at 2018 Scottish Sports Awards

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Award winner: Team United

Club recognised for providing sport to young people with autism 

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Award winner: North Queensferry Primary School

North Queensferry Primary scoops 2018 School Sport Award

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Award winner: Arthur Smith

Athletics coaching stalwart, 84, recognised for years of service

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Sport panel focus - recognition

Panel members recognise the unsung heroes of sport

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The countdown is on

Scottish Sports Awards set to reward grassroots heroes and elite stars

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Return of the ice queen

Eve Muirhead on her curling comeback and the team who got her there

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Building a workforce

South Lanarkshire’s Active Schools team harness potential of students

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Curler to coach

Olympian Dave Murdoch on his new role and the season ahead

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Way out in front

Lead the Way inspires young leaders to make an impact

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Eyes on the prize

Find out who made the shortlist for the 2018 Scottish Sports Awards

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The next generation - Aberdeen

Active Schools Aberdeenshire look to create participation opportunities 

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COV winner: Darren Thomson

Find out more about the 2018 Volunteer of the Year

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COV winner: David Gourlay

Find out more about the High-Performance Coach of the Year

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COV winner: David Sturman

Find out more about the 2018 Community Coach of the Year

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COV winner: Gregor McMillan

Find out more about the 2018 Disability Coach of the Year

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Shooting for the stars

How one club used Clubs Open Doors Week as a platform to grow

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Radio ga ga

Fortrose Academy pupils net top-level coaching

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Glanvill on the grid

Motorsport star Emily Glanvill on life on and off the grid

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Time to board

Caitlin McClatchey on her new governance role with Scottish Swimming 

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Focus on Judo

Girls' participation programme leads to membership diversity

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My sporting life: Gillian Sefton

Gillian Sefton on her passion for developing motorsport in Scotland

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Record breakers

Scottish schools make the grade

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Sport panel focus - female role models

Panel members praise the women they look up to in sport

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Improve your mental health with sport!

Five things being active can do for your mental wellbeing

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Joan - Sport for life

Joan, 96, urges peers to keep active through table tennis

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Serving up a helping hand

Funding provides boost for women and girls' participation in sport

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Leaders of the future

Discover how the Scottish Sporting Leaders Programme works 

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Focus on... Canoeing

New approach to performance coach development has positive impact

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Doors are open to all

Local communities given chance to try new sport or activity 

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Playing our part 2018 Gaelic

Mar a tha siostam spòrs aig ìre chruinneil a’ cuideachadh dhaoine gu bhith a’ gabhail pàirt agus ag adhartachadh

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Heroes' welcome

Sports Minister meets veterans as Inverclyde celebrates first birthday

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Centre stage

Nominate your heroes for the 2018 Scottish Sports Awards 

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Playing our part 2018

How a world class sporting system helps people participate and progress

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Volunteer cheer

#SportPanel members Holly and Sara shine on big stage at Glasgow 2018

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Focus on ... Hockey

Scottish Hockey boost participation through school and club connections

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Playing our part The McCowans

Find out why boccia is a family affair for the McCowans 

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On the shortlist

Duncan Scott and Katie Archibald finalists in National Lottery Awards 2018

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A lasting legacy

First recipients of Glasgow 2018 legacy funding are announced

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Championship fever

Excitement builds as Scotland welcomes Europe's best

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Driving success

A unique partnership between Active Schools & Stagecoach impacts participation

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A system for all of Scotland (Gaelic)

Fiù ann an àiteachan far a bheil siubhal na dhùbhlan, tha spòrs a’ soirbheachadh

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A lotto help

National Lottery players hand Scottish sport a lift

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My sporting life: Margaret Ann Fleming

Margaret Ann Fleming MBE on her lifelong love of volleyball

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Generation IV #SportPanel

Young People's Sport Panel embark on two-year journey together 

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Kingussie community spirit shines - Spiorad Coimhearsnachd Chinn a’ Ghiùthsaich a’ Deàlradh

Trì cheud sgoilear – aon dìoghras co-roinnte aig fèis Chinn a’ Ghiùthsaich

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Impact of Inclusive Inch Park

How a community club in Edinburgh is changing lives through sport

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That Friday feeling

Flagship project at Girvan Community Sport Hub tackles anti-social behaviour

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Kingussie community spirit shines

Three hundred pupils ... one shared passion for sport at Kingussie festival

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Positive change

New £1m community fund aims to create more inclusive and healthier nation 

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A system for all of Scotland

Even in places where travel is challenging, sport is thriving

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Discover your gold

The biggest talent identification campaign in British history comes to Scotland

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Scotland's system is go

Dame Katherine Grainger praises Scottish sport at High Performance Conference

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Hitting the high notes

Time and high performance sport on agenda at 2018 conference

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The lifeblood of sport

Minister marks Volunteers' Week with Glasgow's young sports leaders

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Blazing a trail

Cathkin Braes mountain bike trails given thumbs up ahead of Glasgow 2018

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