Jubilation at triumphing over the Auld Enemy is an unusually familiar feeling for Scottish rugby players at the moment.
The under 20 side triumphed 24-17 on Friday night before the full team’s scintillating display on Saturday evening in a weekend that really did see ‘them’ sent homewards tae think again.
For a nation without much in the way of winter sport pedigree, one event that Great Britain seems to excel at against the odds is the women’s skeleton.
Even without its own ice track, Team GB have won a medal in each Winter Olympics since Alex Coomber won bronze at Salt
At the Chamonix Games of 1924, Team GB set its highest ever medal total of four at a Winter Olympics.
Four years ago in Sochi they matched it and, pending an appeal from the Russian Olympic Federation, a fifth medal looks to be on its way in the form of the
15 hundredths of a second were all that stood between Hannah Miley and an Olympic medal. Despite a tricky year, the girl from Inverurie is back and ready to defend her crown for the second time at next year’s Commonwealth Games.
After her disappointment in Rio, Miley has spent the past
“Actually, what is the emphasis on here? Should we be developing well-rounded, successful, athletes who give it all for their country and then are functional and happy in later life, or are we purely looking at numbers on a medal table?”
As Lizzie Simmonds questions the predicament facing British sport, with