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WATCH: Tokyo back on the agenda for Paralympic champ Darke

Karen Darke is aiming to compete at her third Paralympic Games in Tokyo. 17 July 2019

WATCH: Karen Darke is a Paralympic champion, speaker, writer, coach, adventurer and Winning Students scholar at the University of the West of Scotland.

We caught up with Darke at the UWS Inspiring Women lecture series to talk about her phenomenal career and her renewed drive to compete at Tokyo 2020.

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Rankin targeting GB spot after Henley success

Rankin won the Coxless Fours with the Edinburgh crew at Henley-on-Thames. 4 July 2019

WATCH: University of Edinburgh Winning Students scholar, Alex Rankin, punches well above her height in the world of competitive rowing, competing for GB at international competitions across the world.

Following a successful Henley Women's Regatta, we caught up with the History of Art Student to get a glimpse into the daily life of a high performance student athlete and find out what she's aiming for this summer.

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Harwood ready for Scots Euro return

Rob Harwood studies Psychology at the University of Strathclyde. 28 May 2019

VIDEO: Having overcome the disappointment of being dropped earlier in his career, University of Strathclyde hockey scholar, Rob Harwood, has worked his way back into the international set-up and spoke to us about Scotland's return to the top-tier of European hockey.

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