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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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Kanzen Karate kids get kick out of Sheffield event

Kanzen Karate kids get kick out of Sheffield event

Athletes from Kanzen Karate, who train in Carnoustie and Arbroath, came away with a medal haul from the AMA International Karate Open in Sheffield recently.

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Arbroath TaeKwon-Do high flyers

Arbroath TaeKwon-Do high flyers

Arbroath School of TaeKwon-Do had great success at the Scottish Championships at Ravenscraig, where seven members won 11 medals from nearly 500 entrants over the two days of the competition. Instructors David Finch and John Hammerton accompanied the students to the competition where they fought in the sparring divisions, competed in patterns and demonstrated the jumping and flying kicks for which TaeKwon-Do is famous in the special technique event.

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Disaster for Arbroath bowler Burnett

Disaster for Arbroath bowler Burnett

Darren Burnett crashed out of the World Indoor Singles at the quarter-final stage, losing 4-8 4-8 to 15th seed Les Gillett at the Just 2017 World Professional Championships in Norfolk.

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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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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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20161213- Eilish McColgan at  Brechin Campus
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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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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Carnoustie golf course

Carnoustie Golf Links voted Scotland’s best course

Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards.

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20161012- World Hickory Open Champion Sandy Lyle is pictured with his trophies at Panmure Golf Club. 

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Sandy Lyle adds to collection as he takes Hickory Open title

After two days of highly-competitive games between many of the world’s top hickory golfers, double Major winner Sandy Lyle has been named the World Hickory Open Champion 2016.

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SLIDESHOW: Action from the Dunhill

The fun may be over for another year, but to remind you of the great and the good who were at the Dunhill have a look at our slideshow.

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CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND - OCTOBER 06:  Alex Noren of Sweden drives off the 12th tee during the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on the Championship Course, Carnoustie on October 6, 2016 in Carnoustie, Scotland.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Noren’s brilliant 64 equals record at Carnoustie

Sweden’s Alex Noren played one of the best rounds of his life to open up a one-shot lead on the first day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.

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Kickboxing Thomson twins Iona and Amber seeking support to represent Scotland

Kickboxing Thomson twins Iona and Amber seeking support to represent Scotland

Friockheim mother Victoria Thomson is hoping some kindhearted businesses will help her twin girls represent Scotland all over the world.

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Carnoustie’s first pro MMA fighter Calum Owens set for debut

Carnoustie’s first pro MMA fighter Calum Owens set for debut

Carnoustie’s first professional Mixed Martial Artist said he’s making the step up because he’d regret not trying it for the rest of his life.

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Jay Rosehill, NHL player signed for Braehead Clan for 2016-17 season

A breakthrough year for the Gardiner Conference?

The ice is down, the new strips have been unveiled, and all the rosters are finalised – now it’s showtime.

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