Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir has cancelled his appearance at Pitlochry Theatre's Winter Words Festival tomorrow due to illness.
Rugby legend Doddie Weir and violinist Nicola Benedetti are among the Scots recognised in the New Year Honours List.
Former Scotland rugby international Doddie Weir has been recognised in the New Year Honours.
A research charity has launched a campaign to raise money to lay the foundations for human trials of a therapy for motor neurone disease (MND).
Doddie Weir said he is “hugely honoured” to have received a prestigious award from his home city.
A rugby club raised thousands of pounds for a motor neuron charity during its 150th anniversary celebrations.
Former Scotland international rugby star Doddie Weir is to be given an honorary degree for his contribution to the sporting community and charitable fundraising.
A father of four is planning to row solo across the Atlantic in a bid to raise £1 million for charity.
Scotland’s players want to make what mark they can to honour Doddie Weir when they play in the contest named after him in Cardiff this weekend – even if there’s no contribution for the millions of profits going to the Scotland hero’s foundation, says assistant coach Mike Blair.
A weekend half marathon bid by a former Fife teacher battling motor neurone disease is to receive the support of Angus secondary school youngsters.