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Quiz: can you identify these European football clubs by their nicknames?

Nicknames are either funny, confusing or sometimes downright nonsensical. Football clubs are no different.

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Racing star Sandy Mitchell set to drive 180mph Black Bull McLaren in this year’s British GT Championship

Racing star Sandy Mitchell set to drive 180mph Black Bull McLaren in this year’s British GT Championship

Forfar teenager Sandy Mitchell will return to the British GT Championship for the 2017 season piloting a 180mph McLaren 570S GT4.

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Greg Drummond at Forfar Indoor Sports Centre.

Scottish Champion curling teams head to Forfar Centre

Two Scottish Champion curling teams will be visiting Forfar Curling Centre for a guest coaching session.

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Rory Anton

Houston have no problem taking Angus basketball player on board

A basketball player from Letham has begun working with an American team.

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Montrose is ready to rumble at WrestleZone

Montrose is ready to rumble at WrestleZone

Wrestling fans in Angus are in for a treat in February as athletes from WrestleZone get ready to rumble in Montrose.

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Angus sports stars are getting on their marks for this year's awards.

Nominations in for county sports awards

Some of the county’s very best local sports stars, coaches, volunteers, teams and clubs have been included in this year’s ANGUSalive Sports Awards have attracted 86 nominations.

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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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Nathan runner-up in BDO Youth Final

Nathan runner-up in BDO Youth Final

A fourteen-year-old Angus darts prodigy just missed out on world glory in the BDO Lakeside World Youth Championships final.

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Darts prodigy Nathan all set for world final

Darts prodigy Nathan all set for world final

Nathan Girvan, of Craichie, is all set to take part in the BDO Lakeside World Youth Championships final this afternoon.

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Last years Sports Personality of the Year Ryan Burnett.

Nominations sought for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards

Make your nominations for the ANGUSalive Sports Awards 2016 - you still have time to nominate your local sporting heroes.

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Tayside Mountain Rescue partner with Montrose Triathlon

Tayside Mountain Rescue partner with Montrose Triathlon

An “exciting” new partnership for the 2017 Montrose Triathlon has been announced today, which will see event organisers Tri Angus Ltd partner with Tayside Mountain Rescue for this year’s event.

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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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Two-times Olympic athlete and native of Angus, Eilish McColgan ( front centre ) was joined by around 90 pupils at Brechin Community Campus to help promote the benefits of sports and fitness. The first-year young people from Brechin High School were put through their paces around a circuit of seven sport stations at a session based on the Scottish Athletics Giant Heptathlon programme. 

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Olympics star Eilish McColgan wows pupils during Giant Heptathlon event

Two-times Olympic athlete and native of Angus, Eilish McColgan joined around 90 pupils at Brechin Community Campus on Tuesday to help promote the benefits of sports and fitness.

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Pictured (from left) are Angusalives sports development team of Scott Nicoll, Lee McLean and Lisa Houston. Award nominations must be submitted by 4pm on Monday, January 9.

Nominations sought for annual awards

Nominations are currently being sought for Angus’s annual celebration of sporting excellent, which will take place in March next year.

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Kirriemuir’s first athletics festival is huge success

Kirriemuir’s first athletics festival is huge success

The first Kirriemuir Indoor Athletics Festival for the primary schools was held at Webster’s High School on Wednesday 7th December.

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Sandy Mitchell named Scotland’s Best Young Driver to continue awards windfall

Sandy Mitchell named Scotland’s Best Young Driver to continue awards windfall

Scotland’s brightest young motor racing prospect, Sandy Mitchell, has picked up another prestigious award.

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University teams compete at Forfar Sailing Club event

University teams compete at Forfar Sailing Club event

This weekend Forfar Sailing Club hosted 60 lady Student sailors at the first of this seasons’ team racing regattas.

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A weekend to remember for Brechin’s Paterson

A weekend to remember for Brechin’s Paterson

Brechin’s James Paterson of Arbroath ABC became a double title-holder at the weekend being crowned North District super-heavyweight champion following two intense bouts.

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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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Webster’s Sport Centre hosts Dodgeball Festival

Webster’s Sport Centre hosts Dodgeball Festival

The Dodgeball Festival held at Webster’s Sport Centre on October 26 saw many of the local primary schools come together at what was a very fun and successful event.

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