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From the Gannochy to world number one

There’s another Scottish world number one in tennis.

Fresh from the success of the Murray brothers, wheelchair tennis star – and a regular of the Stirling University courts – Gordon Reid will finish the year on top of the world, following his success in 2016. 391 more words


Gannochy sessions bring gold for Reid

Gordon Reid has won the Paralympic Games wheelchair tennis singles title.

The 24-year-old, who can regularly be found honing his skills at the University of Stirling’s Gannochy Sports Centre, beat fellow British player and doubles partner Alfie Hewett in straight sets in yesterday’s final in Rio, winning 6-2 6-1 in 54 minutes. 485 more words


Youthful Europe eyes Ryder Cup success

The 41st Ryder Cup will take place at Hazeltine, Minnesota, at the end of this month. Despite Europe’s recent success in the competition, the USA will start as favourites, but how will the European team line up? 538 more words


Euro 2016 round-up

In many ways, the final epitomised the tournament as a whole. Not a classic by any means, but one for the underdogs, and one that will live long in the memory of Portuguese fans. 389 more words


A Tribute to Bowie

Obviously the big news in pop culture this week (and probably this month, and this year too) is the passing of David Bowie. Social media has been full of emotional outpouring over his death, with tributes flooding in from all over. 1,330 more words


Winter Single Reviews

Brig Writer Andrew Baxter takes a look at some of the hits that have made an impact in the charts since our last edition in November! 514 more words