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Gala runners finish league fixtures

Borders athletes took to their marks at Broxburn on Saturday for the last fixture of the East District Cross Country League.

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Runners ascend the Peat Law on the first hill climb of the Feel the Burns route (picture by Grant Kinghorn)

Selkirk graced by new course record

The fifth Feel the Burns Hill Race, staged by Selkirk Fund Runners, took place on Sunday and attracted record entries this year – 221 started and 219 finished.

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Floral tributes on Swinton village green following the death of three spectators during the Jim Clark Rally

Event’s future looks bleak after MSA blow

There will be no Jim Clark Memorial Rally in 2017 and the very future of the popular motorsport event is now in serious jeopardy.

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Gala Harriers athletes at Edinburgh cross country - left, Faisal Khursheed and Calum Tharme (both U17M)

Gala quartet in Inter-District XC

Four young Gala Harriers athletes donned Scottish vests at the weekend as they represented the East in the Inter-District Cross Country Championships.

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Douglas Jardine

On-target arrowman Douglas takes a bow

Peebles student Douglas Jardine has numerous strings to his bow.

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The  Borders Hockey Development festive six-a-side event at Tweedbank (picture by Gordon Newlands)

Hockey squads in seasonal family fun festival

On a beautiful sunny day, shortly after Christmas, 12 teams gathered together for the Borders Hockey Development Festive Family Fun Festival.

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Exercise expert Steph Commons at the Live Borders One Club fitness launch (picture by Phil Wilkinson)

One Club launches fresh fitness challenge to herald 2017’s arrival

South Scotland charity Live Borders has thrown down the gauntlet to its One Club members in the shape of a 60-day fitness challenge.

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Emily Dagg of Jedburgh, left, seen in a previous event, took third place on Monday in Musselburgh's Ne'erday Sprint (picture by Neil Hanna)

Jed’s Emily in New Year podium finish

Greg Kelly of East Kilbride emulated 2015 champion Cameron Tindle (Berwick) as a teenage winner of the world-famous New Year Sprint on Monday at Musselburgh Racecourse.

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Amy Morris (Sinclair Photography)

Hogmanay contest in Liverpool – but we’ll be back for the bells!

Borders showjumper Amy Morris is saddling up for a spectacular finish to a successful 2016.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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Wind and rain no barrier for jumper Scott

Showjumping champion Scott Brash came home to Peebles last Friday to officially open his metallic mirror image in the town’s Edinburgh Road.

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Jazmine Tomlinson (picture by Scott Louden)

Ne’erday Sprint and all that Jaz

On New Year’s Day – this year – Jedburgh athlete Jazmine Tomlinson made history.

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Borders Badminton youngsters enjoy a Big Hit in Glasgow

Borders Badminton youngsters enjoy a Big Hit in Glasgow

Badmintonscotland’s Big Hit Festivals received the star treatment when Scotland rugby player Finn Russell and tennis coach Judy Murray, mother of top players Andy and Jamie, brought the week-long activities to a perfect end.

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Sportshall winners Priorsford, from Peebles.

Finals dominated by Peebles pupils

Primary school pupils from three cluster areas united at the Queen’s Leisure Centre, Galashiels, to compete the 2016 Sportshall Athletics Borders Finals.

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Kelso High, winners of hockey 2nd XI schools event

Kelso prove seconds best in schools hockey contest

Borders hockey’s 2nd XI tournament was held at Earlston High School with six schools taking part – a very good size of field for this age group.

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Tribute to Olympic Showjumper Scott Brash MBE by KPAXTON Blacksmiths situated on Edinburgh Road, Peebles

High praise for brand new Brash sculpture

Peebles’ globetrotting Olympic hero Scott Brash is now a permanent fixture in the town, thanks to a breathtaking new sculpture.

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ClubSport Roxburgh chairman Norman Anderson (left) and the 2016 award winners (picture by Alistair Learmonth)

Sporting area Rox with talent

Sporting stars from the Roxburgh area were honoured on Friday night when the final ClubSport Awards of the season took place in Hawick’s Buccleuch Bowling Club.

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Hawick's Volunteer Park.

Deals gives Hawick youngsters a sporting chance

Hawick youngsters are being offered hope of following in the footsteps of the likes of rugby union internationals Stuart Hogg and Jim Renwick and becoming sports stars of the future by the news that a £40,000 fund is to be retained despite the imminent demise of the body in charge of it.

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Duns rally ace Euan Thorburn returned to action at the weekend.

Thorburn keeps options open ahead of 2017

Former Scottish rally champion Euan Thorburn was back in action at the weekend after a few months out of the driver’s seat.

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Gina Walker and David Martin with their Citroen C2 Ecosse Challenge Awards

Salver lining for home girl Gina at C2 Awards

The Citroen C2 Ecosse Challenge Awards were held at Aitken-Walker’s Cars in Duns, with a large turnout coming from all over Scotland for the end of year award ceremony.

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