LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 9th May 2014

Fate is a cruel thing. This week we are mourning the loss of a young, courageous and talented woman who we are proud to...

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,...

Weir’s Week: Sooty in Madrid, a phantom Scot and the PC brigade

By Stewart Weir Saturday And it’s England’s turn to kick off their Rugby World Cup campaign against Argentina, which for a while wasn’t so much the...

Weir’s Week: goal-line befuddlement and undiplomatic language

By Stewart Weir Saturday It was England against Wales in the Six Nations championship, while in Serie A it was first against second when Juventus met...

Weir’s Week: Serbian handball – followed by a Serbian masterclass

By Stewart Weir Saturday I can’t recall mentioning handball too often in the past. But for the handball fan out there you’ll have been viewing the...

Friday Song: Wimbledon

The Sensational Alex Salmond Band have, once again, produced a video to promote their new album. This week's topical offering, Wimbledon, is written and performed...

Weir’s Week: All hail Seve, waving off Walter and the Lennon assault

By Stewart Weir Saturday In sport, there are those who win, and then there are those who win with a style, a bit of panache, and...

Weir’s Week: A Rangers oldie and some trouble with the hoops

By Stewart Weir Saturday Because of the way their season is structured, January in many ways belongs to the NFL. En route to deciding their biggest prize,...

Murray must bear expectation

Every appearance at Wimbledon by Andy Murray is now scoured for omens. It is five years since he first played in the tournament, and...

Weir’s Week: Glasgow Down Under, Tiger balm and no cups in Ayrshire

By Stewart Weir Saturday Celtic are Down Under doing their pre-season preparations and tackle Central Coast Mariners in their opening friendly. However friendship was lacking amongst...