Glasgow will host the 2014 Commonwealth Games after winning the competition against Nigerian capital Abuja for the right to host the games.
Sports in Scotland
Here is our listing of some of the latest sporting events in Scotland
The Johnnie Walker Golf Championship to be held at Gleneagles is one of the leading events on The PGA European Tour International Schedule of Events. The event will return in 2015
Sample some of the beers and enjoy the summers evening with a spot of horse racing to match.
Land O' Burns 10K Road Race will be held on 30th, May 2013 at Ayr
Angus, the host venue of the Commonwealth Games in 2014 will celebrate the culture and history of the Commonwealth Games through Games for Angus.
The Scottish Hydro Challenge, is one of the premier golfing events on the European Challenge Tour, which allows the Scottish golfing fans a chance to see some of the game’s most promising stars.
The tournament has seen such international players as Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Matteo Manassero, Edoardo Molinari, Alex Noren and Robert Rock grace the Scottish fairways on their ascent to the highest echelons of world golf, while local favourites Scott Jamieson, Paul Lawrie, Richie Ramsey and Lloyd Saltman have all played.
Major championship on the lawn bowls calendar. Northfield Bowling Complex.
The 8th World Youth Netball Championships will be held in Glasgow in 2017
Incorporating the Knockhill Horsepower BHS Scotland Hunter Trials championships. The event is cross country jump riding over fixed fences at three different levels, 80cms, 90cms and 1.00m.
Held at Kelvinhall, Glasgow, Aviva International Athletics is great for all sports buff.
RYA Scotland Spring Championships will be held on 29-30th March 2014 at Largs Yacht Haven, in Largs.
Arguably the most famous sevens rugby tournament in the world, the Melrose 7s, is staged every April at the ground where the game originated. Melrose Rugby Football Club will host its 130th tournament this year.
The 6th edition of this prestigious competition,will bring together some of the world’s greatest diving stars.
The MGC golf festival features competitions, expert tuition and evening entertainment. Various forms of competition will be held during the week including Medal / Stroke Play, Stableford, Greensome and Fourball. Fun competitions will also take place during the week. Excellent prizes are to be won including various special prizes and trophie
TweedLove Bike Festival 2014 features ten days of riding bikes and good times in the Tweed Valley. New events and great new courses will be the main attractions this year.
Join amateur golfers from around the world and walk in the footsteps of golfing legends at the 26th St Andrews Links Trophy. The tournament takes place on the New Course and the Old Course.
Most prestigious racing day combined with hats, heels, suits and jackets.
The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling will showcase all aspects of bicycle culture and the host city. From rides to family activities to a range of cultural events, The Edinburgh Festival of Cycling will truly have something for everyone.
Historical re-enactment and local horse race on Friday morning followed on the Saturday with running events and Highland games among others.
Now in its 31st year the race takes place around the scenic area of Portree with views to the Western Isles on the first part of the course and vistas of Portree, Rasaay and the Scottish Mainland on the return.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Hopetoun House, this new event features top riders from around the world.
The 2014 Ricoh Women’s British Open , one of the most exciting Majors in golf, takes place at The Royal Birkdale Golf Club
The 2014 British Cross Country Championships will be held in the 2012 Olympic venue Hadleigh Farm and 2014 Commonwealth Games venue Cathkin Braes.
Traditional Highland Games with heavy events, piping, dancing, running and tug o' war, craft and trade stands. Open 10.00am - 5.30pm.
Aberdeenshire Youth Games, which is part of the Games for Scotland programme will have colorful activity day apart from an equally impressive opening and closing ceremony.
Golf competition for Ladies and Gentlemen over four majestic courses with prizes for each round and for the whole event.
A great day out for all the family with many entertainment and activities.
Epic 24 hour, 45 mile trek across the Cairngorms in teams
Starting at the Harbour, the three mile circular route runs through the Lodge grounds and climbs 200ft to the top of North Berwick Law. The event attracts competitors of all ages and abilities, from international hill runners to local children.
Loch Lomond Youth Soccer Festival is now in its 13th year of providing exciting international soccer for young teams from around the world and is recognised as Scotland's finest Youth Soccer Festival.
When London won the 2012 Olympic bid two of the UK's leading adventure race organisers, Nick Gracie and James Thurlow decided to create a large expedition style Adventure Race in the UK, which led to the birth of TERREX Adventure Race Scotland. It will be a five day race that will start and finish in Stirling covering a distance of 500 km. Designed to suit both the experts and the novices this event will offer ample fun and excitement for everyone.
An interesting racing and rally event that offers something special for everyone.
Now into the 13th year,Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running is voted by Runners World readers as one of the greatest marathons in the country.
Skim a stone more than three times and you too could be a world champion in this weirdest and most charming of competitions.