'Birmingham 2022 medallists will inspire young athletes for years to come'

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‘Birmingham 2022 medallists will inspire young athletes for years to come’ – Allison CurbishleyPhoto by Bobby GavinNews that the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham will host the 2026 European Championships has rekindled immediate fond memories of the Team Scotland performance at the Commonwealth Games in the same arena. Now, 24 years on, the BBC Radio 5 Live athletics summariser, reflects on Team Scotland’s athletics medal haul at Birmingham 2022 and what it means for the future of the sport. By Allison Curbishley‘If you look back at the Scotland team I was in in 1998 . Although it wasn’t a great medal haul for the athletics team in Glasgow, it was the start. ‘After the success we had in Birmingham, we should go into the winter celebrating that.’Allison Curbishley spoke to Katy Barden for PBTags: Allison Curbishley, Birmingham 2022, Team Scotland
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Next Game: at UC Irvine 10/27/2022 | 4:00 P.M. HT ESPN + Next Game Full Schedule Oct. 27 (Thu) / 4:00 P.M. HT at UC Irvine HistoryThe Hawai'i women's soccer team dropped its regular-season home finale Sunday to Cal State Fullerton, 2-0, as the Titans scored a goal in each half while UH couldn't find the back of the net despite attempting 19 shots.The loss puts the Rainbow Wahine (6-5-3, 3-3-3 Big West) in sixth place alone with 12 points in The Big West standings heading into the final match of the regular season. The top six teams qualify for the conference tournament, and UH takes on UC Irvine, which sits in a tie for seventh place, on Thursday with a postseason spot up for grabs.Following the match, Hawai'i honored its nine seniors,andCal State Fullerton (8-5-5, 5-2-2 Big West) struck first, scoring a goal on a corner kick in the 25th minute, as Kaylin Raibon found the back of the net off of a kick from Graci Raymond.The Rainbow Wahine had a number of chances to pull even in the first half, but couldn't cash in. UH out-shot the Titans 10-4 in the opening 45 minutes, with Sumida leading the way with five attempts, including two on goal. Sumida and Ammendolia each also had shots go off of the frame of the goal.The Titans added to their lead in the second half, as Kaytlin Brinkman scored unassisted in the 74th minute, making it 2-0.Hawai'i again had its chances to break through after halftime, attempting nine shots, including a flurry of five shots over the final eight minutes.Sumida fired off a career-high six shots, three of which were on goal, in what could potentially have been her final career match at Waipi'o Peninsula Soccer Stadium. Fellow senioradded four shots whilealso attempted four shots andfinished with three.The Rainbow Wahine have turned up the pressure on the offensive end over the last three matches, attempting 60 shots over that span after recording 21 against CSU Bakersfield and 20 vs. UC Riverside.Hawai'i will wrap up the regular season on Thursday at UC Irvine at 4 p.m. HT.

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