Day: 28 July 2021

Ross McCrorie hails Scott Brown for captain’s impact since Aberdeen switch

A YEAR ago, Ross McCrorie wondered where his footballing future lay as it became clear it was not going to be at Rangers where he had worked his way through the youth system. Tonight, he will wear the red of Aberdeen as they bid to rubber-stamp their superiority over BK Hacken in Gothenburg in the …

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Callum Davidson on St Johnstone’s transfer plans, Shaun Rooney’s Rotherham interest and club valuations

CALLUM DAVIDSON is hopeful of adding at least two new faces to his St Johnstone squad ahead of next week’s Europa League clash against Galatasaray.  Saints head to Dingwall this weekend for their opening Scottish Premiership match against Ross County before heading to Istanbul for Thursday’s first leg.  Davidson has already added defenders Reece Devine …

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Tokyo Olympics day six: What to watch as Jemma Reekie and Dina Asher-Smith enter the action

The showcase event of the Olympics, the athletics begins, and couple of the British big-guns are in action in the opening session.  One of the hottest Scots in the squad in terms of form, Jemma Reekie, will run in the rounds of the 800m from 1:55am tomorrow morning while Dina Asher-Smith will open her campaign …

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Scottish Rugby’s Super6 competition to embark on first real season, says Sean Lineen

SCOTTISH Rugby’s Super6 competition is about to embark on what should be regarded as its real first season, according to Sean Lineen.  The inaugural 2019-20 tournament had just completed its regular league campaign when the first lockdown came in last year, meaning the play-offs that would have decided the title never took place. It is …

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Tokyo 2020: Duncan Scott beaming after first Olympic gold but ‘gutted’ after just missing world record

ON the side of a pool on Wednesday, almost 6000 miles from home, a quartet of British swimmers huddled together, one for all, all four now Olympic gold medallists, and wondrously so. James Guy wept openly, from almost the microsecond that their victory in the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay was confirmed. Matthew Richards, at age …

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Scottish Auschwitz survivor funds research with £500k from will

Scotland’s last Auschwitz survivor has left a £500,000 legacy in her will to the University of Strathclyde which will be used to fund scientific research. Judith Rosenberg died in January aged 98 and was described by the university as “a great friend and supporter”. The funds will be used to create the Harold and Judith …

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The Herald journalists shortlisted in Society of Editors’ Regional Press Awards

The Herald’s quality journalism has been recognised in both the Scottish and UK Regional Press Awards shortlists. Its print and online journalists and columnists have been nominated for prizes across multiple categories. The Herald picked up nominations in the UK Regional Press Awards categories including Business & Finance Journalist of the Year, Feature Writer/Long Form …

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Covid: Scotland’s vaccine bus marks 10,000 jab milestone

The Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS) has delivered 10,000 vaccines to individuals across the country on its vaccination bus. The mobile unit, which has been used as part of Scotland’s national vaccine programme, has been travelling the country and encouraging people over the age of 18 to come for their first jab, and administer second doses. …

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