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If only all battles were reserved for, and resolved in, sport

August 1st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Many Commonwealth Games success stories have been inspirational this week, perhaps none more so for Scots than the success in the Tollcross pool of Erraid Davies, a 13-year-old Scottish swimmer from Shetland. The teenager, Scotland’s youngest Commonwealth competitor, achieved a bronze medal in the para-sports women’s 100m breaststroke. From a devout Catholic family, Erriad, who was born in Dundee, was diagnosed with a hip problem at the age of 4, and was in a wheelchair for four years. Swimming has been one of the only sports she has been able to take part in. She swam her first mile before ... continue reading.
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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

July 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

July 30th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

July 29th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

July 27th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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God’s gifts are at work during Glasgow 2014

July 25th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THERE IS currently a great deal to celebrate in Scotland, and especially in Glasgow. ... continue reading.



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