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  • News 29th July 2016 By: rocksport

    Venue: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Dates: 5-21 August Time in Rio: BST -4 Coverage: UK broadcasts by BBC TV and Radio Climbing and skateboarding are among five sports which have moved closer to being added to the Olympics for the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Skateboarding, surfing, karate, sports climbing and baseball/softball were all recommended for […]

  • News 23rd July 2016 By: rocksport

      Yelena Isinbayeva, the 2012 Olympic pole-vault champion, was among the 68 athletes to appeal and may now be unable to defend her title in Rio Russian track and field athletes will remain banned from the Olympics following claims the country ran a state-sponsored doping programme. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and 68 Russian athletes […]

  • News 23rd July 2016 By: rocksport

    Edinburgh City played their first match as an SPFL club in a League Cup tie ironically against the side that used to play at Meadowbank Stadium before City. Photographer Colin McPherson captured the evening…. The kit laid out ready for Livingston’s players in the away dressing room at Meadowbank Stadium prior to their match with […]

  • News 19th July 2016 By: rocksport

    Russia should be banned from this summer’s Olympics and Paralympics after evidence was found of a four-year, state-sponsored doping programme, says the World Anti-Doping Agency. A Wada-commissioned report found urine samples of Russian competitors were manipulated across the “vast majority” of summer and winter Olympic sports from late 2011 to August 2015. The International Olympic […]

  • News 18th July 2016 By: rocksport

      The draw for the Preliminary Rounds [1 and 2 ] of the 2016/17 Scottish Cup set up a piece of Scottish football history. Privately owned  Edusport Academy will make their Scottish Cup debut this season against Colville Park in Round 1 adding a unique French Connection to this season’s national cup competition. The Auld Alliance or […]