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Midweek treat in store for Borders racegoers

Racing returns to the Borders track on Thursday, February 16 with Kelso’s most valuable midweek card.

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Tom Hamilton jumps the last on Cave Hunter

Hat-trick for Hawick at Kelso’s first P2P meeting of the season

Hawick jockeys accounted for three of the afternoon’s seven races at Sunday’s Jedforest Point To Point, where an enthusiastic crowd was treated to some thrilling finishes.

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Junior ace Cameron scoops Scots title

Junior ace Cameron scoops Scots title

Cameron Bryce has become the first Border curler to win the Scottish junior championship at Aberdeen on Sunday.

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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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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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Live Borders disability sport officer Alan Oliver (left) accepts the 2016 clubSport Roxburgh Disability Award, on behalf of Libby Clegg (inset), from Cllr George Turnbull.

Paralympics hero Libby is honoured at awards night

Newcastleton sprinter Libby Clegg was honoured by her home region on Friday night when she was revealed as the winner of ClubSport Roxburgh’s 2016 Disability Performance Award.

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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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The victorious Denholm team

Denholm pupils deliver trophy in schools final

Denholm Primary School lifted the Small Schools Netball Trophy for the sixth time in seven years after being pushed to the wire by Stirches.

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Julie Forrest

Forrest on fire as she wins seventh indoor singles title

Hawick bowling ace Julie Forrest is ready to take on the world after securing a record breaking seventh Scottish Indoor Singles title in Perth last Friday.

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Craig Nichol

Nichol notches up his century with fine ride

Hsawick jockey Craig Nichol completed a century of wins when Ping provided him with his 100th career victory at his local Kelso track on Saturday.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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Racing is back with a bang at Kelso this weekend

Sparkling day at Kelso races for every punter

Remember, remember – it’s the Gunpowder race meeting at Kelso this Guy Fawkes Night.

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Margaret Hislop, fifth from left, at the handover of this years Hizzy Run cash to Steven Quintus, front.

Mother tells of pride over Hawick motorbike legend’s enduring legacy

The mother of a legendary motorcyclist killed in a helicopter crash 13 years ago has told of her pride that his legacy is helping save lives.

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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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Spectator (far right), ridden by Tom O'Brien, wins the Mark Murray Celebration Maiden Hurdle Race on Sunday at Kelso (picture by Stuart Cobley)

Super Sunday of racing delights crowds at sun-drenched Kelso

Trainer Rose Dobbin saddled 6-1 chance Mister Don to a popular victory before a bumper crowd at sun-bathed Kelso races on Sunday.

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John Dean Jnr on his way to glory

Speed star Dean proud to clinch Hislop trophy

Hawick race ace John Dean Jnr scorched his way to a stunning victory in the annual Steve Hislop Memorial Trophy as another Scottish motorcycle season came to an end at East Fortune Race Circuit.

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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 doulbe Paralympic gold late last night in Rio as she won the T11 200 metres final.

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Runners in action at Harriers' fantastic race day

Harriers’ race day is runaway success for all

Following months of planning, Teviotdale Harriers staged their 10k, Jog Scotland 5k Challenge and two-mile Fun Run – with great success.

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Twilight meeting at Kelso

Kelso racecourse opens the gates on its new season on Wednesday with its popular twilight fixture.

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Easton admits it has been a Rapido ‘learning curve’

Easton admits it has been a Rapido ‘learning curve’

Moto Rapido Ducati’s newest recruit, Hawick’s Stuart Easton, has been getting to grips with the Panigale superbike after parting company with the ePayMe Yamaha team, writes John Mushet.

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