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...

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: 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...

EDINBURGH WINS NATIONAL SPORTS PERFORMANCE CENTRE

Artist's impression of the new centre Pictures: Reiach & Hall Scotland's £30m National Performance Centre for Sport will be centred at Heriot Watt University on the...

The best of the Andy Murray coverage

Here's our pick of the coverage of Andy Murray's victory over Marin Cilic at the Australian open: The Independent "Andy Murray no longer goes on court...

Murray’s dismantling of Nadal proves enlightening

It was not so much the sense of imperiousness in Andy Murray, or even that he forced one of the game’s great warrior spirits...

The Weir’s Week Annual Awards 2011 – The Weirdos

By Stewart Weir So 2011 is nearly over and 2012 is nearly upon us. A chance to reflect, look ahead, mourn and laugh at what...

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...

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: From Murray Park to Murray Mound

Saturday The early 80s were a special time in Scottish football. The New Firm of Aberdeen and Dundee United didn’t need enforced relegation or liquidation...