26th May 2016
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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 08/04/2016, by in News, Sport

Should top sportsmen and women be automatic role-models for young people? That question has been much in evidence because of recent behaviour.One latest such “incident” saw Aston Villa footballer Gabriel Agbonlahor pictured holding a shisha pipe during the recent international break.Quit... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 25/03/2016, by in News, Sport

Successes show investment is paying dividendsWhat a few days it has been for sport in Shetland, starting with the double win by the senior netball A and B teams in the annual inter-county matches on Saturday.The following day the county badminton team, probably still rankled after losing... Read more...

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait
0 comments, 12/03/2016, by in News, Sport

Fourth officials need to understand the frustrationI’m sure everyone has moments when they want to throw something at the television.In my own case it can be when the likes of Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton or Ant and Dec appear, or when BBC journalists start attempting to gar... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait
0 comments, 26/02/2016, by in News, Sport

Weekend weather forecasts are of great importance to Shetland’s sports people who travel to the mainland in search of wider competition.As we went to press the next few days appear to be set pretty fair, which will be good news for the women’s hockey squad heading to Aberdeen for their Scott... Read more...