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The best is yet to come for swimmer Scott

Following Olympic success in 2016, Duncan Scott is looking to push on in 2017. 17 January 2017

University of Stirling swimmer Duncan Scott won two medals at his Olympics debut at Rio last summer but the 19-year-old Business and Sport Studies second year student believes his best is yet to come.

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Winning Students Annual Report 2015/16

Olympic, Paralympic and other international success were the highlights of Winning Students in 2015/16 21 December 2016

It's been another strong year for Winning Students, with a number of our athletes combining their studies with international success. The Annual Report provides full details of their achievements as well as the partnerships and investment behind the programme.

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All eyes on Dublin for Hockey World League

Daniel Coultas believes this is the strongest Scotland side he has been part of. 18 November 2016

Having qualified from round one of the Hockey World League in September, Scotland’s men are working hard to break into new territory when Dublin hosts the second stage of the competition in March.

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Gold Coast is the dream for Carder

After picking up his first international tournament win this year, Matthew Carder is aiming for Gold Coast 2018 3 November 2016

With the selection period for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games opening early next year, Glasgow School of Art badminton player Matthew Carder is producing the best form of his singles career. 

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Scholarship athletes announced at inaugural Winning Students Forum

Tennis star Scott Duncan and double Olympic medallist Duncan Scott will be returning as Winning Students scholars in 2016-2017 20 October 2016

Scotland’s national sports scholarship programme, Winning Students, announced this month which scholars would be part of the programme for 2016-17 academic year. The scholarships provide gifted young athletes studying in colleges and universities across Scotland with funding support and the flexibility to achieve their sporting and academic goals.

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Batty ends 2016 season with more titles than ever

Gemma Batty was crowned Scottish Universities Champion, one of a host of titles this season 14 October 2016

By any measure, 2016 has been an excellent season for University of Stirling golfer, Gemma Batty. The Business and Sport Studies third year student won Scottish, British and European Universities titles as part of Team Stirling.

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