Breaking news COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot cruises through 200m heat

Wiltshire Times: Danny Talbot celebrates after winning the 200m in Birmingham today

10:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DANNY Talbot's quest for a Commonwealth Games medal remains on track after the Trowbridge Tornado breezed into tomorrow's 200m semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Second medal for Carlin

Wiltshire Times:

9:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin picked up her second medal of the Commonwealth Games last night as she took the silver in the women's 400m freestyle.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin into 400m final

Wiltshire Times: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin progressed to the final of the 400m freestyle after finishing third in her heat this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold

Wiltshire Times:

7:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin once again smashed the Commonwealth Games women's 800m freestyle record as she won gold at Glasgow 2014 this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Record-breaker Carlin storms into 800m final

Wiltshire Times:

2:45pm Sunday 27th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin will go into tomorrow evening's women's 800m freestyle final off the back of setting a new Commonwealth Games record today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot’s got a Common goal

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

It’s already been a stellar year for Danny Talbot but, as the sprinter tells DAN BARNES, he believes it can get even better in Glasgow

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Williams' Wales crash out of relay final

Wiltshire Times: Melksham swimmer Rachel Williams has been selected by Wales for the Commonwealth Games

9:45pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE was disappointment for Rachel Williams' Welsh relay team as they were disqualified from the 4x200m freestyle relay final at the Commonwealth Games tonight.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford completes medal hat-trick

Wiltshire Times:

11:03am Saturday 26th July 2014

CRICKLADE gymnast Laura Halford clinched her third medal of the Commonwealth Games this morning as she finished third in the individual ball final in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Williams and Wales into relay final

Wiltshire Times: Melksham swimmer Rachel Williams has been selected by Wales for the Commonwealth Games

12:26pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RACHEL Williams' Wales quartet finished fifth in their 4x200m freestyle relay heat at the Commonwealth Games today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Bishop hopes to be big noise in Glasgow

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AS a kid, David Bishop used to travel with dad to Ibrox to support his beloved Glasgow Rangers – now he will get the chance to make a name for himself in the city, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed claims judo silver

Wiltshire Times:

8:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed tonight claimed a silver medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford stunned by individual bronze

Wiltshire Times:

7:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Laura Halford struggled to comprehend what she had achieved after clinching a second Commonwealth Games medal in Glasgow today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford claims second Commonwealth medal

Wiltshire Times:

5:46pm Friday 25th July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Laura Halford claimed his second medal of the Commonwealth Games with bronze in the individual rhythmic gymnastics all-around final in Glasgow today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed to battle for gold in Glasgow

Wiltshire Times: Tom Reed

12:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed will compete for the men's U81 kgs gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight after a third successive ippon victory in the preliminaries this lunchtime.

SNOOKER: Ben's right on cue

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

BEN Harrison made the long trip to the English Amateur Finals weekend in Leeds fully expecting to be unceremoniously sent packing after one of the most dispiriting periods of his career but by Sunday, he had lifted the oldest amateur trophy in snooker.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Williams makes backstroke progress

Wiltshire Times: Melksham swimmer Rachel Williams has been selected by Wales for the Commonwealth Games

12:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

MELKSHAM swimmer Rachel Williams reached the semi finals of the women's 100m backstroke in her first Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford delighted at team silver

Wiltshire Times:

8:04am Friday 25th July 2014

LAURA Halford was holding back the tears after she and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford helps Wales to team silver

Wiltshire Times:

10:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal as they claimed silver in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin sixth in 200m freestyle

Wiltshire Times:

8:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin missed out on a medal spot in the 200m freestyle in Glasgow this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tom’s chance arrives

Wiltshire Times:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes judoka Tom Reed tells DAN BARNES why representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow means so much to both him and his family

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m freestyle final

Wiltshire Times: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin progressed smoothly through to the final of the women's 200m freestyle with a new personal best and Welsh record in the heats on the first day of Commonwealth Games competition in Glasgow this morning.

Wiltshire at the Commonwealth Games

Wiltshire Times: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Your guide to the county's competitors in Glasgow over the next ten days

RACING: Dream preparation for Lambourn's Osborne

Wiltshire Times: Night at the Races

8:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

LAMBOURN trainer Jamie Osborne could not be happier with Field Of Dream ahead of the £150,000 Longines International Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Village life is a winner for Laura

Wiltshire Times: Laura Halford

3:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

CRICKLADE’S Laura Halford may not have the chance to savour tonight’s Opening Ceremony but the rhythmic gymnast is still enjoying soaking up the atmosphere at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Extra Glasgow event suits Tilly

Wiltshire Times: Swimmer Tilly Gray

12:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TILLY Gray feels that her surprise chance to compete in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games fits in perfectly with her rigorous preparation for the meeting in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz is fighting fit for Glasgow chance

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JAZZ Carlin is determined to enjoy her ‘home’ Games at Glasgow 2014 after being denied the opportunity to race at London 2012 by illness.

Tour of Britain route through Wiltshire is revealed

Wiltshire Times: STARS: Sir Bradley Wiggins could be in Worcester.

9:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DETAILS of the route some of the world’s top riders will take through the county during stage six of the Tour of Britain in September have been released.

RACING: Charlton plots next move for Al Kazeem

Wiltshire Times: Al Kazeem,  pictured above winning the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, is favourite to land the Juddmonte International at York today

1:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton has revealed a tilt at next month's Juddmonte International at York is "unlikely" for multiple Group One winner Al Kazeem following his pleasing return to action at Newbury on Saturday.

SAILING: Tributes for Devizes sailor Farrow

Wiltshire Times: Andrew Farrow in action

11:30am Monday 21st July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow from Devizes who has died.

RACING: Hannon eyes Longchamp test for Tiggy Wiggy

Wiltshire Times: Trainer Richard Hannon during the stable visit at Richard Hannon's Herridge Racing Stables in Marlborough. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Hannon. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. (5

10:51am Monday 21st July 2014

SATURDAY'S stunning Weatherbys Super Sprint winner Tiggy Wiggy could swerve next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York and instead wait until October to take on her elders in the Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp.

RACING: Hannon bides time over Newbury winner

Wiltshire Times:

3:37pm Sunday 20th July 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon is in no rush to commit Tiggy Wiggy to a run in next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

CANOEING: Ed gets a silver tonic

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

OLYMPIC champion Ed McKeever says the frustration of watching his rivals compete from his sofa gave him the motivation to push for the podium at last weekend’s European Sprint Championships in Germany.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Big names holding no fears for Danny

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

DANNY Talbot reckons he handed himself a monumental confidence boost ahead of the Commonwealth Games by mixing it with the world’s best at last weekend’s Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix.

RACING: Al Kazeem booked for Newbury

Wiltshire Times: Al Kazeem,  pictured above winning the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, is favourite to land the Juddmonte International at York today

10:54am Thursday 17th July 2014

AL KAZEEM, Beckhampton trainer Roger Charlton's triple Group One winner from last season, makes his return to action in Saturday's Doom Bar Stakes at Newbury.

CANOEING: World picks for Ed and Hannah

Wiltshire Times: Joy after crossing the line for Ed McKeever after his gold medal-winning race at London 2012

4:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BRADFORD on Avon paddlers Ed McKeever and Hannah Brown have both been included in Great Britain's team for the 2014 World Championships in Russia next month

Game on: new home for football and rugby in Melksham

Wiltshire Times:

3:15pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A new 256-seater stadium will be built to the south of Melksham, providing a brand new home for the town’s football and rugby clubs.

RACING: Home assignment for Charlton's Thistle Bird

Wiltshire Times: Roger Charlton

12:04pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton has ruled out sending Thistle Bird on a tempting trip to America and will keep her at home for Glorious Goodwood.

ATHLETICS: Birmingham bronze means sheer delight for Emily

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ANYONE who believes that gold is the only currency worth winning in athletics and the other medals are second rate should talk to Emily Hutchinson, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

ATHLETICS: Talbot confirmed for European Championships

Wiltshire Times:

2:16pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

DANNY Talbot's place in Great Britain's squad for next month's European Championships in Zurich was confirmed today.

RACING: McCoy misses out

Wiltshire Times: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A HAT-TRICK for Tom Scudamore stole the show from Tony McCoy at Newton Abbot as the Wiltshire-based champion jockey's wait to reach Martin Pipe's phenomenal record goes on.

GOLF: Early start no bother as Howell savours Open return

Wiltshire Times:

3:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S David Howell admits he worried whether he would ever make another Open Championship appearance after a career slump which threatened his future in the game.

RACING: Hannon team geared up for Glorious Goodwood

Wiltshire Times: Toronado and Richard Hughes on their way to victory at Royal Ascot today

2:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

TORONADO will spearhead yet another powerful Glorious Goodwood team for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon in the Qipco Sussex Stakes as his stablemate Olympic Glory heads to France once again.

ATHLETICS: Talbot feels ready for Commonwealth shot

Wiltshire Times: Danny Talbot is too quick for Adam Gemili (far right) on Saturday. SPORTSBEAT.

1:56pm Monday 14th July 2014

DANNY Talbot insists his Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix outing has instilled in him the confidence that he is ready to mix it with the big boys.

RACING: Hannon duo primed for Glorious Goodwood

Wiltshire Times: Champion trainer Richard Hannon who officially hands over to his son, also Richard, on January 1. Picture: David Hastings (2630053)

1:25pm Monday 14th July 2014

LAST week's impressive Newmarket winners Estidhkaar and Ivawood, trained by Wiltshire's Richard Hannon, are still in contention for outings at Glorious Goodwood.

SWIMMING: Medal success for Craig

Wiltshire Times: Swindon swimmer Craig Harris

9:57am Monday 14th July 2014

CORSHAM ASC swimmer Craig Harris returned from the LEN European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, with a haul of medals.

CANOEING: McKeever wins European silver in Germany

Wiltshire Times: Ed McKeever is in Brazil for a three-week training camp as he hones his preparations for his title defence in 2016

12:00pm Sunday 13th July 2014

OLYMPIC champion Ed McKeever claimed the silver medal in the men's K1 200m at the European Sprint Championships in Germany today.

EQUESTRIAN: David’s back from a break to boost European prospects

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

REYBRIDGE eventer David Doel hopes his comeback win at last weekend’s Barbury International Horse Trials can be the springboard to securing a place at September’s European Young Rider Championships in Portugal.

WILTSHIRE SCHOOL GAMES: All for the fun of the Games

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE than 1,700 pupils from across the county took part in the third annual Wiltshire Schools Games at Marlborough College last week.

RACING: Ivawood a rising star for Hannon

Wiltshire Times: Trainer Richard Hannon jnr

10:15am Friday 11th July 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon went as far as to compare the unbeaten juvenile Ivawood with his top-class miler Toronado after a clinical victory on a sodden opening afternoon of Newmarket's July Festival.

MOTOCROSS: Revving up at Farleigh

Wiltshire Times:

9:30am Friday 11th July 2014

FARLEIGH Castle hosted the 2014 King of the Castle Scramble event last weekend.




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