Guide to the events at Glasgow European Championship 2018

Sports lovers can rejoice as the first ever Glasgow 2018 European Championships is being held from August 2nd – 12th.

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Scottish netballer Bethan Goodwin on juggling sport, study and social

Bethan is one of Scotland’s top netballers, but how does she manage to study for a degree and maintain a social life whilst competing on an international level?

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We meet one of the Young People’s Sports Panelists

2018 marks the Year of Young People in Scotland with special events, panels, and festivals taking place throughout the country to celebrate just how great youngsters are.

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How I became a sports reporter: Kieran Canning, AFP

Kieran Canning, originally from Airdrie, is living the DREAM. Based in Madrid, he’s the Spanish sports correspondent for AFP (Agence France-Presse), a major French news agency. His day is consumed by sport – mostly football – and he’s covered some of the biggest events the sporting calendar has to offer. He’s currently in Rio chasing all the action on the ground at the Olympic Games – but he managed to find a minute to tell us more about his dream job What made you want to become a journalist? I always had a love of following the news and been…

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Five Bad-Ass Serena Williams Moments

She’s an athlete, model, performer, brand ambassador, feminist and role model for sportspeople everywhere. Serena Williams smashed her way to Wimbledon victory on Sunday by winning her 22nd Grand Slam title, bringing her into a tie for Open era record on Grand Slam singles titles. But Serena hasn’t just been killing it on centre court. She recently spoke out on #blacklivesmatter, made a twerking cameo in Beyonce’s Lemonade and shattered expectations by showing off her incredible physique in the famous Pirelli Calendar 2016. via GIPHY Here’s a look at five times Serena Williams has been awesome, without even picking up a racket. Still She Rises…

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World’s Best Football Commentary Moments #R1Commentary

Radio 1’s Chris Stark and Scott Mills have caused a stir with their alternative football commentary for BBC’s Euro 2016 semi-final coverage, France versus Germany. Here we pop into the commentary box to scream, shout, sweat, cry and squeal with the world’s top commentators. Let’s start with Iceland…. “NEVER WAKE ME UP! WE ARE NEVER GOING HOME!” Gudmunder Benediktsson wins the prize for best name at the Euros, but he also takes the title for most excited commentator. Things got squealy. Only Icelandic dogs could understand him after a late goal by Arnor Ingvi Traustason against England sent him screaming for…

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