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Edinburgh art gallery to display Kelly Holmes torso

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Embracing the spirit of the Commonwealth Games, the Urbane Art Gallery in Edinburgh will be exhibiting the real body casts of athletes Dame Kelly Holmes and Kriss Akabusi MBE, among other sculptures by world...

Commonwealth Games inspires Heriot Watt v Waikatu rowing match

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Well we should explain that there was no travel involved. The students did do the rowing -  except they weren't in the same place at the same time!Rowers from Heriot-Watt Rowing Club took on...

Edinburgh’s baton bearers announced

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The Queen's Baton Relay arrives in Edinburgh on 14 June and the baton bearers will carry it around the city on its journey towards the opening ceremony in Glasgow on 23 July.  Today, nominees from...

Volunteers needed for Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies

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Want to be a volunteer at the Commonwealth Games? Then you have until Friday to apply. A £200,000 funding package has been unveiled to support members of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies Volunteer Cast...

VIDEO – South West Community Sport Hub launched at Heriot-Watt

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A new community sport hub was officially launched this morning at Heriot-Watt University by the Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport Shona Robison.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHta7IoewbU]The Edinburgh Reporter spoke to the Minister, the principal of Heriot-Watt...

Edinburgh College training broadcasters for Commonwealth Games

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Edinburgh College hosts training day to prepare broadcast students for Commonwealth Games work experienceEdinburgh College has been hosting training for students involving state-of-the-art outside broadcast equipment for a scheme that will give some the...

Graham & Sibbald sponsor Commonwealth Games swimming hopeful

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 Swimmer Craig Benson sponsored by Graham + SibbaldGraham + Sibbald Rising Star grant for Commonwealth Games young sportsman Scottish property company helps swimmer with vital accommodation requirements Scottish surveying firm Graham + Sibbald today handed young...

Students to receive Commonwealth Games broadcast training and work experience

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 Around 600 students in the creative sector will benefit from Commonwealth Games broadcast training and work experience thanks to a half million pound funding package.The Host Broadcaster Training Initiative (HBTI), a key Legacy 2014...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Round-up

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We apologise firstly for the brevity of this round-up! Our main sports editor John Hislop has been forced to take some time off due to illness so there will be intermittent sports coverage until...

Legacy 2014 Tour in Edinburgh

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People from Edinburgh had an opportunity to make their mark on the Commonwealth Games as a nationwide tour visited the city at the weekend. The Your Legacy 2014 tour was at The Gyle Shopping Centre, where locals...

Sport your trainers Day 12 March 2012

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Edinburgh's Sports Leader Councillor Deidre Brock and children from Royal Mile Primary School will be leading by example on Monday 12 March as they go about their daily business - while wearing their trainers. National Sport...

Winners of Scotland can Make it! announced

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Ceramic jelly moulds, travel blankets, politicised tenement-shaped jewellery, a sports wear accessory, an iPhone app, and medals made from Tunnocks teacakes. No, not an eccentric Christmas list: these are the winners of Scotland Can...

Event Team Scotland

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EventScotland and Volunteer Development Scotland (VDS) this week announced the launch of Event Team Scotland, a new online database to connect volunteers and events across Scotland.‘Event Team Scotland’ will provide volunteers with varying levels...

Delhi handover in Edinburgh

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Ninety primary school children from across Edinburgh will strut their stuff in Festival Square, Edinburgh on Thursday 14th October as they perform a special 'sport dance' to celebrate the Delhi Commonwealth Games Handover Ceremony...

Scotland in Delhi

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The fact that The Commonwealth Games are taking place in Delhi may be passing some of you by... but we must tell you that as well as the athletes who have gone to take...

Delhi here we come

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Team Scotland are off to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.Michael Cavanagh, Chairman of Commonwealth Games Scotland announced that the CGS Board had made the decision to fly out to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi...

Delhi here we come!

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The athletes who will represent Scotland at next month's Commonwealth Games in Delhi were named today.Scots will compete in 16 of the 17 sports disciplines in India. The oldest is 72-year-old bowler Willie Wood,...

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