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Sir Chris Hoy and Social Bite fundraising for two more villages

Sir Chris Hoy will undertake a cycle of 60 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh with 1,000 fellow riders to raise money for Social Bite's two new villages.The fundraising campaign Break the Cycle will...

CEO Sleepout – good idea if you spend the proceeds wisely

by Beth Watts, Heriot-Watt UniversityHundreds of business leaders recently spent a night sleeping outside in central Edinburgh, Scotland, to raise funds for homeless people. They were joined by Olympic cyclist Chris Hoy and were served...

It’s a boy for the Hoys

Sir Chris and Hoy and his wife Sarra say they are shocked but delighted at the unexpectedly early arrival of their son Callum David Robert Hoy born yesterday.The birth was announced on Twitter. Amazed, delighted...

Cycling – Pearl Izumi Tour success in Edinburgh

Runaway wins for Katie Archibald and Jon MouldThe Pearl Izumi and Matrix Fitness Series both made their first visits to the Capital and were presented with a tough course, based on the Grassmarket, comprising...

VIDEO – Edinburgh’s Christmas Light Night

Sir Chris Hoy switched on Edinburgh's Christmas lights this afternoon in George Street, ably helped by Edinburgh girl, Amy McBeath from the charity Cash for Kids.There was a great atmosphere on the moveable stages...

Sir Chris Hoy launches SAMH Partnership with Scottish Athletics

Sir Chris Hoy joined aspiring 2014 Commonwealth Games 800m athlete Guy Learmonth at Redhall Walled Garden earlier today to launch a significant new partnership between the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) and scottishathletics,...

The Edinburgh Reporters’ Weekly Sports Round-up

For the second week running, rugby has been knocked off the top spot in the Weekly Roundup, but we couldn’t ignore the retirement of possibly the greatest ever Edinburgh sportsman, Sir Chris Hoy MBE.Elsewhere,...

VIDEO – Hoy comes home to Edinburgh to bow out of competitive sport

 Sir Chris Hoy came to Edinburgh today to announce his retirement from competitive cycling. He called a press conference at Murrayfield Stadium where he may be spending more of his time in months to...

Sir Chris Hoy announces his retirement

Sir Chris Hoy's announcement today that he was retiring from professional cycling was not really news to anyone at today's press conference, which was a light-hearted affair, despite the fact that it is an...

The Edinburgh Reporter’s Weekly Sports Roundup

This week, the Edinburgh Reporter sends congratulations to Edinburgh who beat Italian club Zebre, Spartans for reaching the semi-final of the Kings Cup, and Hibernian Ladies for a sensational result against their rivals Spartans.We...

Victory parade in Edinburgh for Olympic athletes

Sir Chris Hoy is being awarded the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh at The Assembly Rooms this afternoon. He arrived there for the ceremony on an open top bus along with other Olympic...

Sir Chris Hoy leads off the Edinburgh Sky Ride

Olympic cyclist and local boy, Sir Chris Hoy, and DJ Edith Bowman led off the Sky Ride in Holyrood Park this morning which organisers were expecting thousands of people to join during the day....

Olympic celebrations on 16 September!

Sir Chris Hoy will be awarded the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh on Sunday, 16 September.The six-time gold medallist will then be joined by fellow Olympic and Paralympic stars on an open-top bus...

Sir Chris Hoy to be offered Freedom of the City of Edinburgh

 The City of Edinburgh Council this morning unanimously agreed to offer Olympic cyclist, Sir Chris Hoy, the Freedom of the City of Edinburgh.After the meeting Council Leader Andrew Burns said to The Reporter:-"I am...


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