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Banton lifter Caroline is a kettlebell world beater

A woman from Cumbernauld has proved herself to be a world beater at the sport of kettlebell lifting.

Holly McArthur finished a terrific fourth in Prague. (pic by Bobby Gavin)

Kilsyth athlete Holly is best Brit in Prague

Kilsyth teenager Holly McArthur finished a highly creditable fourth in last weekend’s Combined Events U20 International in Prague.

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Kilsyth athlete Holly McArthur (pic by Bobby Gavin)

Kilsyth teenager earns British international call-up

Kilsyth teenager Holly McArthur has won a call up to the British team for an international athletics event in the Czech Republic later this month.

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The Cumbernauld and Lenzie scrums prepare to go head to head (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Lenzie run out the winners against battling Badgers

Cumbernauld went down 33-19 in a fairly evenly balanced BT West Division 2 clash at local rivals Lenzie on Saturday.

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Glasgow Warriors assistant coach Dan McFarland meets the media ahead of their game against Munster. Picture: Gary Hutchison/SNS/SRU

Glasgow’s Euro mission can pave way for Scotland to progress

Glasgow forwards coach Dan McFarland believes that making the breakthrough into the latter stages of European competition more regularly will have a knock-on benefit for the national team.

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Cumbernauld need new faces to boost their numbers. (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Cumbernauld Rugby Club makes urgent appeal for new players

Cumbernauld Rugby Club this week issued a “call to arms” for more players to come forward and help them fulfil their fixtures.

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Rob Sewell with his Wilkinson Sword award

Haven’t a scuba where to dive? Thistle have the answers

Anyone wishing to take up the sport of scuba diving at the Kilsyth-based Thistle Divers is guaranteed to benefit from the best of British.

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Action from a game on Kilsyth Curling Pond

Curling club is 300 years old, one of world’s oldest ... and still going strong

2016 was a particularly special year for a curling club based in Kilsyth which is regarded as the oldest in the world.

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Who did Scotland beat in March? See Question 1

Our 2016 sports quiz ... how much do you remember?

How much do you remember about the sporting highlights - national and international - of the past 12 months.

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Stevie Beattie in action during his last fight against Lee Redpath (pic: Craig Halkett)

Boxer Beattie prepared to go the distance

Boxer Stevie Beattie returns to the ring in Glasgow this week for his fifth professional fight.

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Action from Cumbernauld's match at Waysiders (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Rugby: Cumbernauld fall by the Waysiders

Cumbernauld went down 44-29 to Waysiders/Drumpelier in a BT West Division 2 game at Coatbridge on Saturday.

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British Heart Foundation area manager Shirley Stenhouse receives the Kilsyth Lennox donation from club president David Napier, Elaine Bankier and daughter Holly.

Kilsyth golf club members boost heart charity

The British Heart Foundation has received a boost of over £1,000 thanks to Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club.

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Cumbernaulds Zak Davies makes a valiant attempt but this one got away. (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Cumbernauld back in action but beaten by Clydebank

Cumbernauld went down 33-12 when they played Clydebank at Auchenkilns on Saturday for the first BT West Division 2 game back after the autumn internationals break, writes Andy Logan.

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Cumbernauld and Kelvin Visually Impaired and Blind Bowlers Team

Awards night celebration for Cumbernauld visually impaired bowlers

The efforts of players and volunteers at Cumbernauld and Kelvin Visually Impaired and Blind Bowlers Team were recognised when they were nominated in two categories at Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire’s annual awards.

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Skater Brodie Sneddon, from Cumbernauld, with coach Gemma Stark

Young skating star Brodie’s got it all figured out

A 10-year-old figure skater from Cumbernauld has won a place in the Great Britain Development squad.

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Games mascot Haggie and friends on the Colzium Estate earlier today

Transplant Games launch in Kilsyth

Colzium House in Kilsyth was the venue for the official launch of the 2017 Westfield Health British Transplant Games.

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Launching the North Lanarkshire Hall of Fame are, back left to right, Ian Durrant, Ricky Burns and Neil McCann and, front, Craig Brown

Council launch Hall of Fame

The achievements of North Lanarkshire’s sporting heroes are to be celebrated in a Hall of Fame, the first of its kind in Scotland.

Cumbernauld's Jonathan Reid releases the ball to Barry McLaughlain (pic by Charlie Kearton)

Rugby: Cumbernauld beaten by Paisley

Cumbernauld went down 45-10 at Paisley in their latest BT West Division 2 match.

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Cumbernauld AAC award winners Donald Pegrum and Archie McBride (pic by Bobby Gavin/Scottish Athletics).

Cumbernauld athletics coaches scoop national award

Two stalwart founder members of Cumbernauld AAC have been rewarded for over 30 years of commitment to their local community.

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Laura Muir was voted Scottish Athlete of the Year for the second time. Picture: Jeff Holmes

Laura Muir will push herself to the limit in quest for glory

So often elite performers talk of childhood dreams and lifelong plans, explaining how the quest for success has been a long-term, all-consuming project. But with Laura Muir, it’s different. While there is no doubting the 1500 metres athlete’s standing after a year in which she has delivered records, titles, an Olympic final and now been voted Scottish Athlete of the Year by her peers, hopes of those accomplishments did not dominate her childhood.

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