Musselburgh Racecourse. Finishing Straight. Permission by the course.Edinburgh is a city that thrives on sport. From horse racing, roller derby and rugby union to football, cricket, swimming and athletics to speedway and ice hockey (and plenty more besides) every week the capital serves up great entertainment in the form of top-class spectator action.

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Scottish Fencing Open 2016. Meadowbank Sports Centre.

Photo: Scottish Fencing

Whether it’s rugby at Murrayfield Stadium, the Great Edinburgh XC in Holyrood Park featuring Mo Farah, international judo and fencing at Meadowbank Sports Centre, football at Easter Road or Tyncastle or swimming at the Royal Commonwealth Pool  we’ve got the best sport in Edinburgh covered.

And just a train journey or drive away in Perthshire and the Borders we bring you news of top sporting action such as curling, motorsport at Knockhill Racing Circuit and golf at St Andrews.  Not to mention Highland Games events taking place throughout the summer.

Rugby Union. 1872 Scottish Cup. 2015.

Photo: Edinburgh Rugby

Great entertainment for families, friends and tourists alike, every week we profile the best of the action via our rolling Events! page complemented by our weekly newsletter ensuring sports fans never miss the sports they love, and also discover new ones they never new they did.

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