structure of Sport in Scotland

Scottish teams competing in the UK-wide Elite Ice Hockey League. The base of the GAA in Scotland is at Cambuslang, and GAA sports tend to be most popular in Greater Glasgow, although there is also a presence in various Scottish universities. Five-a-side (not to be confused with fives ) is popular in Scotland, with many casual leagues. 20 Darts is popular in Scotland, with many pubs having their own teams. Formula One edit Rubens Barrichello driving for the Stewart Grand Prix team in Montreal in 1997. The governing body is the Scottish Cyclists' Union.

Structure of Sport in Scotland
structure of Sport in Scotland

Scotland has co-hosted the 1999 Cricket World Cup along with England, Ireland and for the benefit of Everyone Netherlands. After initially representing Scotland in international squash, Nicol switched his representation to England in 2001, claiming that he felt he was not receiving sufficient support from Scottish Squash, the national governing body. A SGB would be expected to deliver the following functions within its area of jurisdiction: Control and regulate the environment of its sport; Administer the practice and participation of its sport; Develop its sport; Influence both members and organisations of which it is a member. (January 2010) Martial arts edit A wide range of martial arts are practiced in Scotland, but are usually administered at UK level. Scotland's early successes in Formula One began with Innes Ireland, the Dumfries man winning Lotus first Grand Prix, at Watkins Glen in 1961. Notable Scottish croquet players include Compton Mackenzie. However, lacrosse in Scotland goes back to 1890 at St Leonards School, Fife, where women's lacrosse had been introduced by Louisa Lumsden.