Weir’s Week: Diving diary, the Logie Baird Memorial Club and premature ejaculation

By Stewart Weir Saturday And the FA Cup takes centre stage south of the border with a mixture of ties and replays to decide who would...

Probably the biggest sporting event in the world – ever

Most Scots will probably not even know it is taking place, but today one single event in Mohali is likely to end up being...

Weir’s Week: King Kenny, awful Aussies and Fergie’s long shadow

By Stewart Weir Saturday Paul Whitehouse’s Fast Show character Archie was an old geezer who had matched anything anyone else had done as a profession. Whether...

Weir’s Week: an Open calamity, stay-away Celts and Korean capers

Saturday As sporting weekends go, this one ain’t half bad: the German GP and the conclusions to both the Open and the Tour de France....

Stodgy nurdlers and medium-pace wobblers: cricket’s world cup begins

For some people it’s the FIFA world cup or the rugby equivalent. For others, poor souls, it’s the grand final of Strictly. But for...

Managers in, managers out and the magic of Andy Irvine

By Stewart Weir As the national broadcaster, the BBC is supposed to cater for everyone. And everything on the evidence of last Saturday’s late news...

Could another Compton soon join the cricketing elite?

Although it might not feel like it, with no sign of an end to the April cold snap, the domestic cricket season has not...

Weir’s Week-and-a-half: SPotY thoughts and red card red mist

By Stewart Weir Saturday 17 December With holidays and the like, Weir’s Week is a week and a bit this time. So cast your mind back...

Rixon’s all-ten for Edinburgh Accies – remarkable for a non-bowler

It’s not often that the first round of the Scottish cricket cup makes headlines in the sports pages, but it has done so this...

Thermos flasks and Thommo – memories of Edgbaston 1975

On the day when England pummelled Bangladesh at Edgbaston in the deciding one-dayer of an unexpectedly close-fought series, and the day before Australia face...