SWIMMING: European qualifying boost for Stephanie

Wiltshire Times: Stephanie Millward

9:27pm Friday 18th April 2014

STEPHANIE Millward secured the A standard qualifying time for this summer's IPC European Championships as she finished sixth in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow today.

SWIMMING: Jolly good Fellows

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge AS’s Paige Fellows set a new personal best in the 50m freestyle at the British Championships in Glasgow

5:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

WESTBURY teenager Paige Fellows is still coming to terms with rubbing shoulders with some of her idols after competing at the British Gas Swimming Championships.

DUATHLON: Chris shows Yorkshire grit for world boost

Wiltshire Times: Chris Roxburgh with his bronze medal

2:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

STAVERTON’S Chris Roxburgh warmed up for his second crack at the Duathlon World Championships by clinching a bronze medal at Sunday’s National Championships in North Yorkshire.

SWIMMING: Millward makes Glasgow progress

Wiltshire Times: Corsham’s Stephanie Millward

12:41pm Friday 18th April 2014

CORSHAM swimmer Stephanie Millward qualified for tonight's A final in the women's multi-classification 100m freestyle at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Glasgow this morning.

ATHLETICS: Webb puts the hammer down

Wiltshire Times: John of Gaunt School’s Caitlin Wosika smashed her personal best by more than 15 seconds

9:00am Friday 18th April 2014

ELLIE-J Webb continued her excellent start to the new season with a record-breaking victory in the opening Avon Track & Field League meeting in Yate, writes Kevin Fahey.

CASTLE COMBE: Howard’s Day kicks off Combe season

Wiltshire Times: Adam Higgins toasts his Formula Ford 1600 title success

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Castle Combe circuit’s 2014 season gets under way on Easter Monday and, as last year, the opening meeting will be run in memory of the late Howard Strawford, the man who rescued the Wiltshire track from oblivion and who died last year.

SWIMMING: Second gold for Jazz

Wiltshire Times: Jazz Carlin

6:41pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Jazz Carlin claimed her second gold medal of the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow tonight.

SWIMMING: Carlin and Millward into British Championships finals

Wiltshire Times: Jazz Carlin

10:03am Tuesday 15th April 2014

WILTSHIRE ace Jazz Carlin will go in search of her third medal at this week's British Gas Swimming Championships this evening after making it through to the final of the 400m freestyle.

LONDON MARATHON: Fiona seeks capital gain this weekend

Wiltshire Times: Avon Valley Runners heading to the London Marathon are, back (l-r): Robin Mark Schols, Tim Lowrie, Richard Newman and Kevin Bush; front: Fiona Price, Jackie Rockliffe, Frank Lamerton, Juliet Coulson, Louise Fearon, Kate Coney and Jilly Moore

3:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

FIONA Price will again be leading the county challenge in the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday.

SWIMMING: Foster tenth in Glasgow

Wiltshire Times: Local swimming

1:01pm Saturday 12th April 2014

HOLT swimmer Jessie Foster finished tenth fastest in the women's 200m breaststroke heats at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow this morning.

SWIMMING: Williams reaches backstroke final

Wiltshire Times: Rachel Williams shows off her medal haul after success at the British Gas ASA National Championships earlier this month

11:37pm Friday 11th April 2014

MELKSHAM'S Rachel Williams tonight qualified for the women's 100m backstroke final at the British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow.

BOXING: Night loses its Sheen for Heard

Wiltshire Times: Gareth Heard looks stunned as referee Jeff Hinds gives the verdict to opponent Keith Sheen (48609-7)

3:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

GARETH Heard insists he isn’t a sore loser and that he simply wasn’t beaten by Keith Sheen in Bath.

ROWING: Bradford back in the paddle

Wiltshire Times: Tamsin Brewer and Ching Kilby

1:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

BRADFORD on Avon crews got back into action at the Abingdon Rowing Club Spring Head race on Sunday.

SWIMMING: Williams into backstroke semi finals

Wiltshire Times: Rachel Williams shows off her medal haul after success at the British Gas ASA National Championships earlier this month

11:12am Friday 11th April 2014

MELKSHAM'S Rachel Williams qualified eighth fastest for tonight's women's 100m backstroke semi finals at the 2014 British Gas Swimming Championships in Glasgow today.

BOXING: ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell turns up the power

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell, pictured in action as he eased to a points victory over Terry Carruthers

11:00am Friday 11th April 2014

NICK Blackwell hinted that more major opportunities could be on the way for him this summer after confidently winning his latest fight in Bath last weekend.

SWIMMING: Rachel eyes Games target

Wiltshire Times: Rachel Williams

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

RACHEL Williams is planning to give it her all at this week’s British Gas Swimming Championships as she chases a dream place in the Wales squad for this summer’s Commonwealth Games.

SWIMMING: Carlin into freestyle final

Wiltshire Times: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

12:03pm Thursday 10th April 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin qualified second fastest from the women's 200m freestyle heats as the British Gas Swimming Championships got under way in Glasgow this morning.

BOXING: Blackwell triumphs in Bath

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell

1:29am Sunday 6th April 2014

NICK Blackwell notched up the 15th win of his professional career with a confident victory over Terry Carruthers in Bath last night.

BOXING LIVE: Bath fight night

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell connects with Birmingham’s Max Maxwell at the Civic Centre last weekend

6:47pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Live updates tonight's bill at The Forum, in Bath, where Nick Blackwell, Joe Hughes, Gareth Heard and Luke Martin are all in action

HOCKEY: Day of ups and downs

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4:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

THERE were mixed emotions for West Wilts hockey club last weekend as their men’s and women’s first teams suffered contrasting promotion fortunes.

BOXING: ‘Bang Bang’ to make his mark

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell

3:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

NICK Blackwell has vowed to show off the extent of his improvement in 2014 when he steps into the ring for the first time this year in Bath tomorrow night.

HOCKEY: It will be ‘D’ time in Corsham once more

Wiltshire Times: Pictured at Springfield Leisure Centre’s artificial pitch, the home of the new Corsham club are (l-r) vice-chairman Simon Jackson, Matthew Jackson, Sally Robinson (chairman), Ben Ward and coach Dave Ward

2:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

CORSHAM Hockey Club will bring the sport back to the town when they open their doors this summer.

ATHLETICS: Silver joy for Fiona

Wiltshire Times: Fiona Price (centre) celebrates team silver with twins Sian and Lisa Finlay

1:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

WESTBURY’S Fiona Price is toasting a dream international debut after claiming a team medal at the World Masters Athletics Championships Half Marathon in Hungary last weekend.

MOTOR RACING: Jake rocks up again

Wiltshire Times: Jake Honour

12:30pm Friday 4th April 2014

MELKSHAM rookie Jake Honour is looking to mark his second season by clinching the Michelin Clio Cup Road Series title.

MOUNTAIN BIKING: Ash back on the start line

Wiltshire Times: Ash Brown is taking part in the National Series 4x

11:00am Friday 4th April 2014

TROWBRIDGE mountain biker Ash Brown is hoping to make the first leap towards a national title when this year’s British 4X series kicks off in Cheshire this weekend.

PARKRUN: Park sparks Turner to record

Wiltshire Times: Bradford on Avon’s Katherine Turner set a new course record time at the Southwick Country Parkrun

9:00am Friday 4th April 2014

KATHERINE Turner smashed her personal best with a course record time of 18mins 21secs in the latest Southwick Park Run 5k, writes Kevin Fahey.

BOXING: Blackwell to take on Prizefighter finalist in Bath

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell

2:19pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

NICK Blackwell will step into the ring with former Prizefighter finalist Terry Carruthers on this Saturday’s bill at the Forum, Bath.

CYCLING: Tour of Britain to wind its way through Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: Sir Bradley Wiggins celebrates his Tour of Britain victory last year

9:56am Tuesday 1st April 2014

SOME of the world's top cyclists will pedal through Wiltshire later this year as the Tour of Britain snakes its way through the county.

BOXING: Gareth savours every last minute of ring career

Wiltshire Times: Gareth Heard was victorious at the Civic Centre

4:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

GARETH Heard has done more damage to himself than he’s sustained inside the ropes recently, but the Bradford on Avon welterweight views any time he can spend in the ring as precious.

ATHLETICS: The mother of all days for Fiona

Wiltshire Times: Fiona Price

3:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

RATHER than putting her feet up for Mother’s Day on Sunday, Westbury mum-of-four Fiona Price will be pushing herself to the limit at the World Masters Athletics Championships Half Mara-thon in Hungary.

FENCING: Marsh's last filip

Wiltshire Times: Philip Marsh

1:30pm Friday 28th March 2014

WINSLEY fencer Philip Marsh believes he’s finally beginning to reap the benefits of his French foray as he aims to finish his junior career with a flourish at next month’s World Junior Championships.

ATHLETICS: Danny takes aim at world relay chance

Wiltshire Times: Danny Talbot was controversially omitted from the Great Britain squad for this month’s World Championships

10:00am Friday 28th March 2014

DANNY Talbot has set himself an early season target of winning a place in the Great Britain team for the inaugural World Relay Championships, writes Kevin Fahey.

GYMNASTICS: School gymnasts show their class

Wiltshire Times: Wiltshire School’s 9/10 and 11/12 years competitors at the South West Springboard event

9:00am Friday 28th March 2014

ERIN Vincent’s gold medal led the Wiltshire Schools of Gymnastics effort at the South West Springboard competition.

RACING: Sutton Veny trainer Gask has high hopes for Medicean Man

Wiltshire Times: Sutton Veny-trained Medicean Man

9:52am Tuesday 25th March 2014

SUTTON Veny-trained Medicean Man has performed with such credit at the Dubai Carnival that trainer Jeremy Gask reckons he can keep marquee sprinters Shea Shea, Amber Sky and Sole Power on their toes in the Al Quoz Sprint.

BOXING: Blackwell is a marked man

Wiltshire Times: Nick Blackwell

3:30pm Friday 21st March 2014

NICK Blackwell believes he is starting to earn the respect of the wider boxing fraternity, even if it is mainly courtesy of his career defeats.

TRIATHLON: Gone for a Burton

Wiltshire Times: Miles Burton

3:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

TEENAGER Miles Burton is targeting some of the world’s biggest junior competitions this year after earning a spot in British Triathlon’s World-Class Performance squad at the age of just 17.

BOXING: Carr trouble – but journeyman Dan is still a real winner

Wiltshire Times: Dan Carr will finally receive his Southern Area Best Supporting Boxer award tonight

2:30pm Friday 21st March 2014

TROWBRIDGE boxer Dan Carr was delighted to be honoured by the Southern Area boxing fraternity with a prestigious award from a five-star London hotel last weekend – if only he had managed to be there to receive it.

GYMNASTICS: Olympian Francesca’s new performance

Wiltshire Times: Francesca Fox in Majorca

12:30pm Friday 21st March 2014

FRANCESCA Fox says she’s thankful she’s been able to use the skills she developed to compete at the London 2012 Olympics in her new role as a swashbuckler.

GYMNASTICS: Golden rings give Cameron hope

Wiltshire Times: Cameron Sinden shows off the medal and trophy he won at the Welsh Artistic Championships earlier this month

1:30pm Thursday 20th March 2014

CHAPMANSLADE youngster Cameron Sinden is hoping that his glittering performance as this month’s Welsh Artistic Championships will be enough to earn him international honours.

BOBSLEIGH: N-ice one, Anna

Wiltshire Times: BOBSLEIGH: N-ice one, Anna

5:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

ANNA Alexander-Holmes finally feels comfortable calling herself a bobsleigh pilot after a stunning British Championship debut saw her return from Austria with two medals and a trophy last weekend.

UFC: Brad looks ahead after tough loss

Wiltshire Times: Brad Scott lands a punch on his opponent during his fight at the O2 Arena last weekend...

4:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

FRUSTRATED Brad Scott is hoping his next UFC fight will give him the chance to fully express himself after he slipped to an agonising points defeat at London’s O2 Arena last weekend.

ATHLETICS: Big Apple will be Sandra’s next step

Wiltshire Times: Sandra Maslen, from Winsley

12:30pm Friday 14th March 2014

TWO years ago, Winsley mother Sandra Maslen took her first tentative steps as a runner in Central Park – now she returns this weekend to tackle the New York Half Marathon as a paid up club member, writes Kevin Fahey.

KICKBOXING: Danny getting his kicks from same manoeuvre

Wiltshire Times: Danny Sergiu celebrates with strength & conditioning coaches Liam Snook (left) and David Wilby (right)

12:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

STAVERTON’s Danny Sergiu is aiming to notch up a hat-trick of victories in Bristol next month – all using the same kick.

GYMNASTICS: A spring in their step

Wiltshire Times: West Wilts Esprit gymnasts at their Floor and Vault competition

11:30am Friday 14th March 2014

WEST Wilts Esprit Gymnastics Club held their annual Floor and Vault competition at Trowbridge, with a record number of 106 entries.

CROSS COUNTRY: Alex’s classy finish?

Wiltshire Times: Alex Carter spreadheads the Wiltshire challenge at the English Schools Championships this weekend

11:00am Friday 14th March 2014

ALEX Carter is determined to end his career in the English Schools’ Cross Country Championships with a flourish in Castle Donington on Saturday, writes Kevin Fahey.

WILTSHIRE ROAD RACE LEAGUE: Runners take the early lead

Wiltshire Times: Avon Valley’s Joby Hobbs finished fourth

9:30am Friday 14th March 2014

ENGLAND international Amy Chalk clinched victory in the ladies’ race at the Castle Combe Half-Marathon as the 2014 Wiltshire Road Race League got under way on Sunday.

BOXING: 'Bang Bang' targets IBO crown

Wiltshire Times: Contender Gym trainer Mark Kent (left) with fighters (l-r) Gareth Heard Nick Blackwell and Luke Martin at Bath's Forum for today's announcement (Photo: Trevor Porter)

7:11pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

TROWBRIDGE middleweight Nick Blackwell will fight for the IBO Inter-Continental title in Bath next month, it was announced today.

FREESTYLE SKIING: Siblings aiming to make aerials impact

Wiltshire Times: Lloyd and Elodie Wallace

4:06pm Monday 10th March 2014

SIBLINGS Lloyd and Elodie Wallace have been picked to represent Great Britain in a series of five freestyle skiing competitions in Switzerland and Italy this month.

UFC: O2 defeat for Brad

Wiltshire Times: Melksham's Brad Scott

12:17am Monday 10th March 2014

MELKSHAM'S Brad Scott was edged out on points by Brazilian Claudio Silva in their UFC Fight Night bout at London's O2 Arena on Saturday.

BOBSLEIGH: Debut medal for Anna

Wiltshire Times: Anna Alexander-Holmes

2:17pm Saturday 8th March 2014

ANNA Alexander-Holmes marked her competitive bobsleigh debut with a medal at today's British Championships in Austria.




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