Gemma Gibbons has today announced that she is transitioning from her career as a judoka to become a PE teacher.
Gemma’s career started as a promising junior and her progression continued all the way through to 2016 where she became the only British woman to medal at the Tokyo Grand Slam. London 2012 was her personal career highlight and she captured the nation’s heart winning the Olympic Silver medal competing at the Under 78kg category.
One of Britain’s longest serving swimmers and Olympic medallist Keri-anne Payne has called time on her illustrious career. Payne made her senior international debut at the European Short Course Championships in 2004 and went from strength-to-strength in a competitive career that has spanned more than 12 years.
Red Sky are delighted to announce that Colin Fleming has been appointed as the new National Coach for Tennis Scotland with immediate effect. After a decade competing on the ATP tour, the 32 year old has decided to make the transition in order to support the development of the next generation of Scottish tennis players.
To INTU Braehead, where Team Muirhead took the Red Sky performance of the week with a resilient and inspiring Bronze medal victory at the European Curling Championships. After a flawless 9-0 start to their campaign, Eve and the girls were defeated by Russia in the semi-final.
Scotland Captain and #teamredsky member Greig Laidlaw showed resilience, drive and nerves of steel in the final minutes to kick Scotland to victory over Los Pumas in a tight affair on Saturday at Murrayfield.
It’s been another inspiring week from #teamredsky and in particular, Katie Archibald. Katie has been at the forefront of Red Sky news in recent weeks, with victories at the European Championships and London 6 Events, but it was the World Cup in Glasgow this past weekend where Katie excelled again with victory.
James Guy rounded off the FINA World Cup Swimming Tour with a Silver medal in the 200m Freestyle. James has competed and won medals at each leg of the World Cup Tour this year, with stops in Paris, Berlin, Moscow, Doha, Dubai, Beijing, Tokyo, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Katie Archibald was the star of the show this past weekend at the European Track Cycling Championships in Paris, France. A third successive European title in the Individual Pursuit in a lifetime best time was the perfect start to a memorable few days of competition.
Friday evening saw a capacity crowd in Scotstoun stadium witness an inspiring performance from the Glasgow Warriors in their home tie with two time Champions Cup winners Leicester. Glasgow ran in a total of five tries, inflicting Leicester’s heaviest points defeat in European competition.