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Gathering for Jedburgh road race

Borders sports fans will have a chance to get up close this Sunday to some of GB’s fastest Rio Paralympians, as they descend on Jedburgh for the Jed Renilson 10K Wheelchair and Hand Cycle Race.

The Laidlaw Memorial Pool in Jedburgh.

Council cuts to blame for losses, say Jedburgh pool bosses

The trust that runs Jedburgh’s Laidlaw Memorial Pool and fitness centre is at odds with Scottish Borders Council over the amount of funding it gets from the local authority.

Hawick hill walkers

Great walk in Lake District

Ten Hawick 50+ adventurers set off for the Lake District on Sunday for their twice-a-year walk in that area.

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William Brodie tackles some tough terrain

Racer William looks back on a season to treasure

Ambitious and aspiring downhill mountain bike racer William Brodie has finished the current season on a high by securing a British title.

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Ryan Brown

Ryan is a splash hit

Kelso swimmer Ryan Brown received one of the top awards in his sport last weekend.

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Live Borders health and fitness advisor, Stephanie Common, helps to launch One Club (Phil Wilkinson Photography)

Cut-price club helps greater activity

A new form of leisure centre membership from Live Borders aims to enable people of all ages in the region to become more active more often, through a low-cost annual subscription fee.

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Hockey ladies make a winning start

Fjordhus Reivers ladies 1st XI took to the pitch last weekend for their first hockey game of the season, at home to George Heriots.

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Louise Hebdon, a member of Kelso High School's winning intermediate team (picture by

Borders riders on form in equestrian qualifier

School riders from the south did the Borders proud last Saturday against teams from throughout Scotland and the north of England, competing in the National Schools Equestrian Association qualifier at Selkirk.

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Libby Clegg with guide runner Chris Clarke (picture by onEdition)

Family joy as Libby completes golden sprint double in Rio

Pride and delight reigned in the Clegg household on Tuesday night as athlete Libby accomplished her Paralympic dream.

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Last season's Tweedbank IBC squad which reached the Scottish Championship final

Open day to help spread interest in indoor bowling

An open day is being held on Saturday at one of the area’s indoor bowling clubs, to showcase new playing facilities and stimulate fresh interest in the game.

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A delighted Libby Clegg with her T11 200m gold medal (picture by onEdition)

Libby achieves golden sprint double

Borders runner Libby Clegg accomplished her ambition of double Paralympic gold late last night in Rio as she won the T11 200 metres final.

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Libby Clegg (picture by onEdition)

Libby aiming for second gold medal

Hopes remain high that sprinter Libby Clegg can land a double gold triumph at the Paralympics in Rio.

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Ian Maxwell

Orienteers out and about

The autumn orienteering season got off to a great start with a three-event weekend in the Kingussie area, incorporating Scottish League races at sprint and classic.

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Libby Clegg

Libby strikes gold in Rio

Borders sprinter Libby Clegg survived a protest from a rival runner to reach the T11 100m final in Rio – and deliver Scotland’s first gold medal of the Paralympic Games.

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Rory Hawes of Gala CC

Promoted Gala save worst till last

Gala’s cricketers produced their worst performamce of the season at the weekend – but somehow still clinched promotion on a dramatic final day of the season.

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Philipa Nixon on Game of Luck (picture by Melanie Horne)

Exciting action is clear all round at horse trials

Hendersyde Horse Trials delivered a spectacular weekend of sport at a venue which has it all.

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The new Morebattle Games Queen, Lucy Thomson, receives the sash from predecessor Kym Cessford, with the retiring Rev Robin McHaffie

Final charge in Border games circuit

The curtain comes down on the Border games circuit with the staging of Morebattle Games on Saturday.

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Selkirk CC's bowler Greg Fenton troubles a Drummond Trinity batsman, watched by wicket keeper John Graham (pciture by Grant Kinghorn)

Aggressive bowling is key to Souters’ win over leaders

Selkirk hosted table-toppers Drummond Trinity on Saturday in an event where just four points would guarantee safety in ESCA Division 3.

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Molly Noble of TLJT wins the 90mtrs Youth B final at Lauder Games.

Connor shows true class at Lauder

Border College student Connor Gillon was top of the class at Lauder Games on Saturday.

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Gordon BC Pair Callum Donaldson (left) and Craig Martin made the semi-final stages of the 2016 National Bowling Championships at Ayr.

Walking on Ayr in National Finals

Berwickshire bowlers returned from the Bowls Scotland National Finals at Ayr’s Northfield greens last weekend with an unprecedented medal haul.

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