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Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:44:20 GMT

Manchester City drop crucial points in the Premier League title race as they can only salvage a late draw against bottom side Sunderland.

Everton 2-3 Crystal Palace

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:24:25 GMT

Ebdon misses out on Crucible spot

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:06:58 GMT

Bale winner sees Real lift Copa del Rey

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:51:30 GMT

Gareth Bale scores a brilliant late goal as Real Madrid defeat Barcelona 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final in Valencia.

Scott earns Arsenal point in opener

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:46:40 GMT

Alex Scott's goal ensures FA Cup holders Arsenal opened their Women's Super League season with a 1-1 draw at Notts County.

England World Cup contenders - Carter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:10:59 GMT

England will to be major contenders for World Cup 2015 and a win in New Zealand this summer is possible, says Dan Carter.

Carberry still hopes for England place

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:28:31 GMT

Knoyle and Puafisi receive bans

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:02:44 GMT

Gloucester duo Tavis Knoyle and Sila Puafisi are banned after being sent off during Saturday's defeat at home to Bath.

Given upbeat despite Villa troubles

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:23:42 GMT

Shay Given says Aston Villa's off-field dramas will not damage their bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

Federer could miss French Open

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:56:07 GMT

Roger Federer hints that he may skip the French Open to be with wife Mirka when she gives birth to their third child.

Penrith fan sorry for hitting Burgess

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:44:27 GMT

A fan apologises after hitting South Sydney's England forward Sam Burgess on the head with a stick at an NRL game.

Joyce leads Sussex to win at Edgbaston

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:47 GMT

Ed Joyce's 151 not out, his second century in the match, helps Sussex to a seven-wicket victory over Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

Scots reveal largest aquatics team

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:00:37 GMT

Team Scotland have named their largest aquatics team in Commonwealth Games history for Glasgow 2014.

Injured Pietersen out of IPL opener

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:15:32 GMT

Kevin Pietersen will miss Delhi Daredevils' IPL opening game against Bangalore on Thursday with a finger injury.

Hearts' banker agrees shares sale

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:11:37 GMT

Ukio Bankas creditors approve the sale of its shares in Hearts, who can now begin their move out of administration.

Dettori wins at Newmarket on Sandiva

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:02:25 GMT

Frankie Dettori wins the Nell Gwyn Stakes on 7-2 favourite Sandiva for trainer Richard Fahey at Newmarket.

Chisora relaxed about Fury taunts

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:19:16 GMT

British heavyweight Dereck Chisora wants to teach Tyson Fury a lesson in the pair's world title eliminator on 26 July.

Changes proposed for para-snowboarding

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:56:22 GMT

Athletes to compete head-to-head and a new slalom event are among changes proposed for para-snowboarding.

GB Basketball decides against appeal

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:22:55 GMT

British Basketball will not appeal against UK Sport's decision - made in February - to withdraw its £7m funding.

Cram accepts British Athletics role

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:21:51 GMT

Former world champion Steve Cram joins British Athletics as an adviser and mentor ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

Liverpool begin WSL title defence

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:17:02 GMT

Liverpool begin the defence of their title in the FA Women's Super League which is set to be its "most competitive yet".

In pictures: London Marathon 2014

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:03:18 GMT

The best images as thousands of runners take part in the London Marathon 2014.

VIDEO: Glory and agony - a Chinese GP guide

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:27:10 GMT

BBC Sport's Ben Edwards previews the 11th Chinese Grand Prix, running at the Shanghai International Circuit this Sunday.

VIDEO: Liverpool players read Hillsborough names

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:15:13 GMT

Players and staff from Liverpool Football Club read the names of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough tragedy.

VIDEO: Allardyce keen to end season on high

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:14:05 GMT

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce wants his side to end the season on a high and amass as many points as possible.

VIDEO: Tackling the world's coldest marathon

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:46:06 GMT

The world's hardest, and coldest, marathon has taken place at Russia's Barneo Ice Station in the geographic North Pole.

VIDEO: Carlin 'surprised' by fastest time

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:56:23 GMT

Jazmin Carlin says she is 'surprised' to have set the fastest 800m freestyle time in the world this year at the British Swimming Championships.

VIDEO: Focus Forum: Defoe for England?

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:30:56 GMT

Football Focus' Dan Walker is joined by former England striker Dean Ashton to discuss Roy Hodgson's attacking options for the World Cup.

VIDEO: Watson's five best shots of the Masters

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:57:58 GMT

BBC Sport looks back at five of Bubba Watson's best shots at the 2014 Masters as he clinched his second Green Jacket in three years.

VIDEO: MOTD3: Title heading to Liverpool?

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:24:53 GMT

Gary Lineker is joined by Alan Hansen and Dietmar Hamann for this week's Match of the Day 3, with the trio discussing who will win the Premier League title.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Drama in Munich

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:06:43 GMT

BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

VIDEO: Hillsborough: You'll Never Walk Alone

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:26:26 GMT

A service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster has ended with the crowd uniting to sing You'll Never Walk Alone.

VIDEO: Wenger hopes for Everton slip-up

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:02:17 GMT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is hoping Everton will slip up in their final five games so his side win the race to fourth place in the Premier League and secure qualification to the Champions League.

VIDEO: Best shots of the 2014 Masters

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:55:06 GMT

Watch the best shots of the 2014 Masters, featuring winner Bubba Watson, Jordan Spieth and Lee Westwood.

VIDEO: Jamie Peacock: 'Genuine leader of men'

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:07:30 GMT

Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock talks to the BBC's Super League Show about making his 500th career appearance.

VIDEO: Time is right to retire - Chuter

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:26:43 GMT

Veteran Leicester hooker George Chuter says now is the right time to retire following 13 years with the Tigers.

VIDEO: 'Hillsborough family blamed me at first'

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:31:41 GMT

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar recalls how the family of a Hillsborough victim initially blamed him for their son's death when he went to visit them in the aftermath of the disaster.

VIDEO: Farah finishes eighth in marathon

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:04:25 GMT

Britain's Mo Farah finishes eighth in the 2014 London Marathon after Kenyan world record holder Wilson Kipsang won his second London title.

VIDEO: Murray looking forward to live Q&A

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:02:44 GMT

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is getting ready for his Get Inspired live Q&A for the BBC.

VIDEO: Duggan hopes for more sponsors

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:04:07 GMT

Manchester City forward Toni Duggan hopes increased media coverage of the Women's Super League this season will attract more sponsorship.

VIDEO: Everton fighting for a dream - Martinez

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:39:43 GMT

Everton boss Roberto Martinez says his side are "fighting for a footballing dream" as they bid to qualify for next season's Champions League.

VIDEO: Something wrong at Sunderland - Poyet

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:30:50 GMT

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says 'something is wrong' at the club as they fight to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

VIDEO: 'Fastest man in rugby' dazzles for Glasgow

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:10:29 GMT

American Carlin Isles showed the speed that has seen him dubbed the "fastest man in world rugby" at the Melrose Sevens this weekend.

VIDEO: The moment Watson won the 2014 Masters

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:00:51 GMT

American Bubba Watson pars the 18th hole to seal the 2014 Masters by three shots, claiming the title for the second time.

VIDEO: Watson clinches his second Masters title

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 23:38:56 GMT

American Bubba Watson clinches his second Green Jacket in three years by winning the 78th Masters at Augusta.

VIDEO: Three more golds for GB para-cyclists

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:43:34 GMT

Great Britain's para-cyclists win three more gold medals on the final day of the Track World Championships in Mexico.

The inside story of Lara's record 375

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:02:09 GMT

How West Indies batsman Brian Lara's world record innings against England in Antigua unfolded - from those who witnessed it first hand

World Cup goal drives resting Carter

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:23:22 GMT

New Zealand legend Dan Carter hopes a sabbatical will keep him fresh to sort out some unfinished World Cup business

'Losing the England captaincy was devastating'

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:43:00 GMT

In her latest column, Casey Stoney discusses England, Arsenal's hopes for the season and the WSL's debt to Liverpool

Man City await fate over spending

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:50:47 GMT

Will Manchester City fail Uefa's new Financial Fair Play rules and what punishment could they face?

Hamilton eyes hat-trick on Shanghai straights

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:26:06 GMT

BBC Sport previews the Chinese Grand Prix, where Lewis Hamilton is going for his third win at Shanghai

New coach must remodel arrogant England - Agnew

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:11:29 GMT

Arrogant and complacent in Australia, England must restore pride, says BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew

The Mercedes 'masterstroke' keeping Hamilton ahead

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:14:08 GMT

Andrew Benson looks at the Mercedes engine innovation that is key to keeping Lewis Hamilton on top in Formula 1 this season

Must-not-miss sport on the BBC

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 22:04:09 GMT

Your guide to the latest sporting events on the BBC, including snooker, Formula 1 and Premier League football

Hillsborough memorial in pictures

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:15:39 GMT

Thousand of people gather at Anfield to remember the 96 people who died in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago.

Tennis stars play Baltacha fundraiser

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:38:58 GMT

Andy Murray, Martina Navratilova and a number of other tennis stars will play in a fundraising event for Elena Baltacha.

Mothersill to miss Glasgow 2014

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:56:20 GMT

Cydonie Mothersill will not defend her Commonwealth Games 200m title after the birth of her daughter last year.

Khan signs with Mayweather advisor

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:58:03 GMT

Amir Khan improves his chances of landing a lucrative showdown with Floyd Mayweather by teaming up with Al Haymon.

Newell confirms England interview

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:03 GMT

Nottinghamshire's director of cricket Mick Newell says he has been interviewed for the vacant England head coach role.

Cycling sponsor 'huge' for women

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:46:55 GMT

Triple world champion Dani King says the sponsorship deal for next month's Women's Tour race is "huge" for women's sport.

Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:06:27 GMT

A forensics expert contradicts police ballistics testimony by telling the trial of Oscar Pistorius that his girlfriend was shot in quick succession.

Man City 'suffered Liverpool hangover'

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:18:23 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side were still thinking about defeat at Liverpool as they were held by Sunderland.

Hamilton back to brilliant best - Lowe

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:16 GMT

Lewis Hamilton is driving as well as at any time in his career, according to Mercedes co-team boss Paddy Lowe.

Watson 'hung on' for Masters win

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:46:48 GMT

Bubba Watson says he has no recollection of playing the last few holes after winning the Masters by three shots at Augusta.

Walsh set for return to action

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:50:58 GMT

Ruby Walsh is set to return to action over the Easter weekend following a month's absence through injury.

Marquez eases to Texas victory

Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:42:59 GMT

World champion Marc Marquez claims victory from Honda team-mate Dani Pedrosa in the Grand Prix of the Americas in Texas.

Daley launches new diving academy

Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:01:18 GMT

Olympic bronze medallist Tom Daley hopes a new diving academy bearing his name will help unearth future stars.

Car crash affected my form - Atkins

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:11:24 GMT

Ryan Atkins says a car crash before Warrington's opening game of 2014 contributed to his poor form early in the season.

Prop Jones' future still unresolved

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:16:18 GMT

Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones' future is still unresolved says Ospreys coach Steve Tandy.

Williams fails to qualify for Crucible

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:11:59 GMT

Two-time champion Mark Williams will miss the World Championship for the first time since 1996 after failing to qualify.

Quigley lands second gold in Glasgow

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:25:42 GMT

Lauren Quigley breaks an English record as she wins her second gold medal at the British Championships in Glasgow.

Champion Djokovic dismisses Montanes

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:57:29 GMT

Novak Djokovic is in rampant form as he thrashes Albert Montanes in the second round as he defends his Monte Carlo title.

GB coach plays down slopestyle fears

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:46:50 GMT

GB Freeski head coach Pat Sharples plays down fears that ski and snowboard slopestyle could be banned from the Winter Olympics.

We won't sell key players - Krueger

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:07:07 GMT

Southampton's new chairman Ralph Krueger says that key players will not be sold to pay off club debts.

Hearts poised for 'new era' - Budge

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:37:28 GMT

Hearts' chairwoman designate Ann Budge praises the fans for their role in safeguarding the Edinburgh club's future.

Edinburgh already planning ahead

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:30:19 GMT

Justin Edinburgh has already started planning for next season even though Newport County still have four games remaining in League Two.

'Billy Boys' ban for Linfield fans

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:59:50 GMT

Linfield will face "severe punitive sanctions" if its fans sing the song known as 'the Billy Boys' at matches.

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SWIM TEAM BORDERS AT THE EAST DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS


Swim Team Borders travelled to the Fife Institute of Sport on the 5th & 6th of December to contest the second round of the East District Age Group Championships for this season.

Once again the team put in a fine performance, with members collecting numerous medals, claiming an East District record, contesting many finals and recording personal best times in almost every event.

Amy Fraser, 15 years of Gala ASC, again led the way for the team claiming two gold medals and one silver medal in impressive style. Fraser took two East District titles with typically dominant displays in the 14/15 years 200m and 400m Freestyle events. Not a noted breaststroker, Fraser also claimed silver in the 14/15 years 200m Breaststroke with a remarkable 11 second PB.
Ryan Brown of Kelso ASC is still only 11 years old, yet he was required to take on the 12 & 13 year olds at this competition. This didn’t stop the youngster from taking the scalps of many of his elders. Brown broke the 11 years 200m Breaststroke East District record. He was also the quickest “12 year old” in both the 12/13 years 100m and 200m Breaststroke. He recorded significant PB’s in all four of the events he contested over the weekend.
Kirsty Paterson, 16 years of Duns ASC, took bronze in the 16 years & over 200m Breaststroke with a significant PB. Paterson also recorded solid PB’s in the 200m and 400m Freestyle.
Fourteen year old Jessica Wilcox smashed her previous 200m Freestyle PB by 4.5 seconds to go under the 2 minute 10 sec barrier for the first time. The Teviotdale ASC swimmer’s performance saw her shrug off her pre-competition ranking of 8th to claim the bronze medal. She narrowly missed silver by five one hundredths of a second but was the quickest 14 year old in the East District with only two 15 year olds bettering her time.
Kelso ASC representative Lucy Hope, narrowly missed the podium with a 4th placing in the 12/13 years 400m freestyle. However she did record the quickest performance in the event by a 12 year old with a 5 second PB, and managed to come within just 21 one hundredths of a second of breaking the East District Age Group Record in the event. Hope also placed 5th in the 12/13 years 200m Freestyle final and recorded a solid PB in the 200m Breaststroke. 
Teviotdale Swimming Club’s Scott Wilcox recorded a solid PB in the 16 years and over 200m Breaststroke. The 16 year old placed fourth in narrowly missing a podium finish.
Representing Peebles ASC, 12 year old Gregor Swinney was in impressive form placing fifth in the final of the 100m Breaststroke shortly after recording a massive 7 second PB in the heat. Swinney also recorded a huge 10 second PB in the 12/13 years 400m freestyle.
Thirteen year old Chloe Mitchell, Kelso ASC, recorded solid PB’s every time she hit the water. She improved on her previous best times in the 12/13 years 200m Freestyle, 400m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke and 200m Breaststroke.
Sixteen year old Euan Johnston, representing Duns ASC, made the final in the 16 years & over 100m Butterfly (5th) and 100m Backstroke (6th) and narrowly missed bettering his PB’s in the three other events he contested.
Kristie Waugh, 13 of Teviotdale ASC, recorded a PB in the 12/13 years 200m Freestyle and narrowly missed a PB in the 200m Breaststroke.
Coach of Swim Team Borders and Borders Performance Swimming Coach, Alex Jordan, said: “With almost every Swim Team Borders event resulting in a PB over the weekend it’s hard not to be very pleased with the team’s performances. The East District Record, East District titles and the numerous medals won are all fair reward for this team of committed swimmers.”

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