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Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 26/01/2017, by in Features, Sport

As someone whose problematic knee deters almost any form of physical exercise bar swimming, I have enormous admiration (and no little envy) for those who still compete seriously in their 50s and 60s.I remember interviewing badminton players Gordon and Graham Keith about 14 years ago, when the Ye... Read more...

Talking sport … by Jim Tait

Talking sport … by Jim Tait

0 comments, 02/12/2016, by in Sport

It was a glitzy night at Clickimin on Friday evening as Shetland’s top talent once again assembled for the annual sports awards bash.Strongman Dhanni Moar and volleyball player Edward Oldbury picked up the main individual honours, while Janice Johnston was justly honoured for a sterling period... Read more...

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

Talking Sport … by Jim Tait

0 comments, 11/11/2016, by in Sport

The rise of tennis player Andy Murray to number one in the world at the weekend has again prompted suggestions that he is the greatest ever sportsman from Great Britain.While there is absolutely no doubt that Murray is now one of the most talented and successful performers the country has ever p... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 22/07/2016, by in News, Sport

The Shetland football team’s narrow defeat by Highland League opponents Formartine United at the weekend should rank as of the best results by a representative team outwith the isles.To lose 3-2 to such quality opposition, with half a side unavailable for various reasons, must have given coach... Read more...

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

Talking sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 11/02/2016, by in Sport

Understrength hockey team rose to the occasionThe Shetland women’s hockey team are just over a fortnight away from one of their biggest challenges, the Scottish Cup semi-final.As the current crop of players train hard at Brae for their match against Milne Craig Clydesdale Western Ladies ... Read more...

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

Talking Sport … with Jim Tait

0 comments, 21/08/2015, by in Features, Sport

Merchant – a coach who left his mark on manyNews this week of the death of former professional footballer George Merchant will rekindle fond memories of many Shetland youngsters who played the game in the 1950s.Merchant, who was later to be a regular visitor to the isles through his jo... Read more...