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Sportsfile; Fab Foster's gold cheer.

British swimmer Mark Foster snatched gold at the European Short- Course Championships in Rostock, Germany, yesterday.

The world record holder powered to victory by almost two tenths of a second in the 50 metres men's butterfly final after only scraping into the showdown in sixth place.

But Foster showed his real form to storm home with a time of 23.91 in the final. Germany's Fabian Hieronimus and Sweden's Jonas Akesson were second and third respectively.

Johanna Sjoberg of Sweden smashed the women's 100m butterfly record to win gold. Her 58.80 smashed the previous mark of 59.35 set by East German Kornelia Gressler in 1985.

Kingussie blasted in 11 goals for the second time this season as they thrashed Glenurquhart 11-0 to stay top of shinty's Premier Division and go six points clear. Ronald Ross For the shinty player, see Ronald Ross (shinty player)

Sir Ronald Ross KCB, (13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932) was an Indian physician of Scottish origin. He was born in Almora, India as the son of General Sir C.C.G. Ross of the British Army.
 grabbed five goals to bring his tally to 40. A double hat-trick by Victor Smith helped Fort William Fort William: see Thunder Bay, Ont., Canada.  beat Newtonmore 7-1.

RESULTS: Marine Harvest Marine Harvest ASA (Pan Fish prior to 2007-02-06,[2] OSE: MHG) is a Norwegian seafood company with operations in a number of countries around the world. The company's primary interest is the production, processing and sale of farmed salmon, the operations of which  League, Premier Div -Fort William 7, Newtonmore 1; Kingussie 11, Glenurquhart 0; Kyles Athletic Kyles Athletic Football and Shinty Club is a shinty team from Tighnabruaich, Argyll, Scotland. It is one of the sports most illustrious names. However, the club has recently been outwith the top flight of Scottish Shinty, the first team playing in South Division One and the  4, Inveraray 0; Oban Camanachd Oban Camanachd is one of the oldest Camanachd clubs currently playing in the Shinty leagues of Scotland, they are currently competing in the Premier League. They have a reserve team called Lochside Rovers who play in South Division 1.  7, Glasgow Mid Argyll Glasgow Mid Argyll Shinty Club AKA GMA is a shinty club from Glasgow, Scotland. It is the only senior side in Glasgow and was founded in 1928. They play in Marine Harvest South Division 1.  2. North Div 1 -Beauly 0, Kilmallie 3. North Div 2 - Lovat Lovat may refer to:
  • River Lovat, a river in England
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  • Lord Lovat, a title in the Peerage of Scotland
  • Lovat Shinty Club, a shinty club from Kiltarlity, Scotland
  • Lovat Inc, a Canadian company dealing in Tunnel Boring Machines
 1, Glen-garry 6. North Div 3 -Kinlochshiel 0, Boleskine 1. Balliemore Preliminary Cup (replay) -Strathglass 5, Inverness 0. First round -Caberfeidh 1, Skye 0; Lochaber 5, Kinlochshiel 0. Sutherland Cup The Sutherland Cup is the ice hockey Ontario Junior "B" Provincial Championship trophy. The Sutherland Cup is now the championship trophy of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League. Until 2007, the Cup served as an interleague provincial championship.  first round - Caberfeidh 7, Lochaber 1. Second round -Glenurquhart 7, Aberdeen Univ 2; Inverness 1, Fort William 12. MacTavish Juvenile Cup second round -Newtonmore 0, Kingussie 8.

Technical adviser Ian Botham's arrival in Bulawayo has boosted England before today's one-day international against Zimbabwe. After Friday's victory against Matabeleland, skipper Mike Atherton said: "We are confident of success.''

Scotland's Jim Mailer and Bruce Flockhart both reached the Friends Providence British Grand Slam badminton tournament third round at Kirkham, Lancashire.

Britain's Darren Hall crashed out in the semi-finals of the World Cup Championship qualifying in Jakarta.

Swedish swimmer Johanna Sjoberg smashed the European women's 100m butterfly short-course record at the European Championships in Rostock, Germany. She clocked 58.80secs to beat the previous mark of 59.35 set by East German Kornelia Gressler in 1985.

Speedway promoter Neil Macfarlane will outline his plans to revive Glasgow Tigers at a public meeting at Shawfield Stadium tonight (7.30). Macfarlane MacFarlane or Macfarlane is a surname shared by:
  • Alan Macfarlane (born 1941), a professor of anthropological science at Cambridge University
  • Alexander Macfarlane (mathematician) (1851-1913), a Scottish-Canadian logician, physicist, and mathematician
 is spearheading a management team bid to put the club back on track following its demise last winter.

Lifelong fan John Robertson of East Ord will join Mike and Yvette Hope as a co- promoter of Berwick Bandits.

British golfers Gary Evans (71-215) and Robin Byrd (70-216) are well adrift of Aussie leader Anthony Painter (207) going into the final round of the Coolum Classic in Australia.

Phil Mowbray of Scottish Universities captured the Inter-District Cross Country match at Cumbernauld for the second year in a row. He sprinted home in 33mins 04secs to see off national champion Robert Quinn (33.09), who led the West District team to victory over the East District. Northern Ireland took third place.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Dec 15, 1996
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