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....

Weir’s Week: integrity-lite, Wiggins the winner and lunchtime at Lytham

Saturday Today people woke up, the unthinkable, the unimaginable a reality. Rangers oldco/newco/sevco/Seb Coe in the lowest tier of the Scottish game. Today people woke up,...

Weir’s Week: Title hopes, top tiers and that Tsonga semi

Saturday I remember watching a few late matches at Wimbledon over the years. Ironically, the two I recall best were both on Thursday evening semi-finals,...

Promising young Scottish National Hunt jockey dies on holiday

By Sarah McCaffery A promising young Scottish National Hunt jockey has died after a swimming pool incident in the resort of Kavos on Corfu. 21-year-old Campbell...

Directors of Olympic contractor bag torchbearer places

By Paul Bradshaw and Rebecca Ratcliffe Rupert Soames is having a very good year. In addition to netting a £7m bonus this year on top...

Weir’s Week: Temper tantrums, Team 12 and a 36-year grudge

Saturday The Le Mans 24 Hour race is one of the great sporting spectacles. It is a contest that has captured the imagination for years, even...

Weir’s Week: A torch turn-off, a couple of Cooks and Rangers go Green

Saturday Boxing has a habit of throwing up strange decisions, mainly because it is judged and all judging is subjective. Which is why we end up...

It’s hyped and commercial – but the Olympic torch relay is well worth seeing

Off to see the Olympic torch relay yesterday morning, as it passed through Stirling – which proved more enjoyable and worthwhile than anticipated. Plenty...
Puyol. PIcture: Gerard Reyes

Weir’s Week: Paragon Puyol, bungling ‘blip’ and dashing Dario milking it

Saturday Just thinking about what I’d seen the night before when Barcelona won the Copa Del Rey and said farewell to their manager Pep Guardiola. ...
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Video: All in the MIND, a long distance cycle ride for charity

In 1603, an English courtier called Sir Robert Carey rode from London to Edinburgh in just three days to tell James VI of Scotland...