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Hope for Commonwealth Borders swimmer

Lucy Hope from Melrose will compete in the Games in July Credit: Team Scotland

A swimmer from the Borders had been selected for the Commonwealth Games.

Lucy Hope, who's 17, will compete in the 4 by 200 metre freestyle event. The Scottish Team are sending its largest ever aquatics team to Glasgow this summer.

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Borders swimmer selected for Glasgow 2014

Lucy Hope
Lucy Hope from the Borders will compete in Glasgow this summer Credit: Team Scotland

A swimmer from the Scottish Borders has been selected for the Commonwealth Games. Lucy Hope, who's from Melrose, will compete in the 4x200 metre freestyle event at the Games which begin in Glasgow in July.

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Team Scotland is sending its largest ever Aquatics Team Credit: Team Scotland

Team Scotland is sending its largest Aquatics team ever to a Commonwealth Games, with 38 swimmers and two divers selected for Glasgow 2014. Scotland has won a total of 73 medals in aquatics(including 20 gold), more than any other sport.

McNish awarded Segrave Trophy for second time

Allan McNish has won the Segrave Trophy for a second time Credit: PA

Dumfries racing driver Allan McNish has been awarded the prestigious Segrave Trophy for the second time in his career.

The 44-year-old, who announced his retirement four months ago, was given the award yesterday, Tuesday 15 April, at the Royal Automobile Club in London.

McNish became the first Briton to claim the Tourist Trophy by winning the Silverstone 6 Hour race last April, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the FIA World Endurance Championship all in the same year.

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USA Tigers at Melrose

A rugby team made up of America's best players are playing at the Melrose Sevens today.

The USA Tigers arrive at The Greenyards Credit: ITV Border

The USA Tigers took photos of the Greenyards as they arrived this morning.

The Tigers speak to a young fan Credit: ITV Border

Some team members then stopped to chat to a young fan.

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