Events are listed alphabetically by sport, then by day. Sport listings compiled by Tom lappln.


Sunday 12

I Standard life Princes Street Mile Princes Street. Edinburgh. Some top athletes compete in the six races along the capital's main street. with sideshows and family entertainments between the races. See preview.

I Race Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. There are ten races in each meeting. starting at 7.45pm. £2.


I iiace Days Tuesday. Thursday and Saturday. Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. Each meeting includes ten races. starting at 7.30pm. £2.50 Stand. Race programme free with admission.


Saturday 11

PREMIER LEAGUE I Dundee Uld V Dundee Tannadice Park. Tannadice Street. Dundee. 3pm. The Tayside derby proper. despite what the SFA think. with neither side promising great things thus far.

I llibs V Aberdeen Easter Road Stadium. Albion Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Kilmarnock v St Johnstone Rugby Park. Kilmarnock. 3pm. Kilmarnock will still be basking in the glory of that lbrox victory but this is the bread and butter sort of game they have to win to hold their own in the Premier League.

I Motherweli v ilearts Fir Park. Motherweli. 3pm. League leaders (when we went to press) Motherweli will be hoping to keep their momentum going with a victory over Sandy Clark‘s side who have had a dour start to the season. I ilalth liovers v Celtic Stark‘s Park. Pratt Street. Kirkcaldy. 3pm.

I Bangers v Partick Thistle Ibrox Stadium. Glasgow. 3pm. A shaky start for Rangers probably means bad news for Partick Thistle. with Walter Smith in no mood to drop any more points at home. FIRST DIVISION

I Clyde V llamilton Douglas Park. Hamilton. 3pm.

I Ciydebank v Morton Kilbowie Park. Clydebank. 3pm.

I Falklrk V Alrdrie Brockville Park. Falkirk. 3pm.

I St Mirren v Dumbarton Love Street. Paisley. 3pm.

I Stirling Albion v Dunfermline Annfield. Stirling. 3 m.


I Albion llovers v Stenhousemuir Ciiftonhill. Coatbridge. 3pm.

I Cowdenbeath V Berwlck Central Park. '

Cowdenbeath. 3pm. I Meadowbank V East Fife Meadowbank Stadium. Edinburgh. 3pm.

Zap Grandstand. You can watch some of the world’s top athletes live, as well as on massive video screens, in Princes Street on Sunday 12 September.

The Standard Life Princes Street Mile is one of only two famous running mile

events worldwide, the other being held

in Fifth Avenue, New York. In Edinburgh the starting gun and the finishing line are outside the Balmorai Hotel, with competitors having to flip a turn by Castle Street.

Six miles, six races but there’s a multitude of admired names on show. Keep an eye out in the international Wheelchair Mile for Paralyrnplc triple Cold medallist Heinz Frei from Switzerland and Chris ilallam, Britain’s bronze medallist at the Barcelona Paralympics. in the Past Master’s Mile, Eamonn Coghlan from ireland will attempt to be the first forty-year- old to run a mile in under four minutes.

The second fastest female runner in the world over 1500 metres, Sonia D’Sullivan will be participating, along with Ellen van Langen and Scotland’s Yvonne Murray, while the Men’s race will include Steve Cram, Paul iiuto the new world 800 metres champion, the world steepiechase champion Moses Kiptanui and other well-known title holders.


Mike Wilson of organisers Cameplan explains that, ‘The principle aims are to bring the very best of world athletes to Edinburgh, and through television and media to promote Edinburgh as a city of excellence.’ The organisers are also keen to promote the integration of junior and

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The first race starts at 12.15pm, but there will be street entertainment, music and an aerial display beforehand. (Tatiana ilarrison)

The Princes Street Mile races begin at 12.15pm on Sunday September 12.

Tuesday 14


I Ayr V Falkirk Somerset Park. Ayr. 7.30pm.

I Airdrie V Clyde Broomfield Park. Airdrie. 7.30pm.

I Dumbarton v Brechln Boghead Park. Dumbarton. 7.30pm.

I Morton v Stirling Albion Cappielow Park. Greenock. 7.30pm.

Wednesday 15


I liunfennline v St Mirren East End Park. Dunfermline. 7.30pm.

I llamilton V Clydebank Douglas Park. Hamilton. 7.30pm.

Saturday 18


I Aberdeen v Rangers Pittodrie Stadium. Aberdeen. 3pm.

I Celtic v Dundee United Celtic Park. Glasgow. 3pm.

I Dundee v llaith llovers Dens Park. Dundee. 3pm.

I llearts v llllmarnock Tynecastle Park. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Partick Thistle v Motherweli Firhill Park. Glasgow. 3pm.

I St Johnstone V lllbs McDiarmid Park. Perth. 3pm.


I Alrdrie V Stirling Albion Broomfieid Park. Airdrie. 3pm.

I St Mirren V Clyde Love Street. Paisley.



I Albion Rovers v Alloa Cliftonhill. Coatbridge. 3pm.

I Cowdenbeath v Central Park. Cowdenbeath. 3pm.

I East Stirling V Firs Park. Falkirk. 3pm. I Meadowbank V Meadowbank Stadium. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I ilueen’s Park v Forfar Hampden Park. Glasgow. 3 m.

IID.’ :— Thursday 16-Saturday 18

I Ayr Ayr Racecourse. 2 Whitletts Road. Ayr. Club £10, Eglinton £6. First race 2pm. Flat racing from Scotland‘s premier track. Three days of high quality competition at the Western Meeting, culminating in the Ayr Gold Cup. the major handicap at the tail-end of the season, and an unrivalled opportunity to blow your cash on a hunch.

Monday 20

I Edinburgh Musselburgh Racecourse, Musselburgh. Club £10, paddock £6. First race 2.15pm. Flat racing from the twisting coastal course.


Saturday 11

mm LEAGUE DIVISION ONE I Edllblrgb Acads V Jed-Forest Raebum Place, Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Stewart/Melville FP v Boroughmuir lnverleith, Ferry Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. I Watsonians v Currie Myreside. Myreside Road. Edinburgh. 3pm. MCEVIANS LEAGUE DIVISION TWO

I Clarkston V Ayr Braidholm, Braidholm Road. Giffnock. 3pm.

I Edinburgh Wanderers v Preston lodge FP Murrayfield. Corstorphine, Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Glasgow Acads v Peebles New Anniesiand. Helensburgh Drive. Glasgow. 3pm.

I Musselburgh v lladdington Stoneyhill. Stoneyhill Farm Road. Musselburgh. 3pm.

Saturday 18


I Boroughmnlr v Cola Meggetiand. Colinton Road. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I Currie v Edinburgh Acads Malleny Park, Balemo. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I llerlots FF V Stewart/Melville FF Goldenacre, Banghoim Terrace. Edinburgh. 3pm.

I West or Scotland v Kelso Bumbrae. Milngavie. Glasgow. 3pm.


I Ayr V Musselburgh Millbrae. Alloway. Ayr. 3pm.

I Glasgow lllgb/Kelvlnslde v Glasgow Acads Old Anniesland. Crow Road. Glasgow. 3pm.

I liaddlngtoa V Klrkcaldy Neilson Park. Haddington. 3pm.

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