Breaking news 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.

Breaking news 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.

Breaking news 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.

ATHLETICS: Captain Emily aims to sign off in style

Wiltshire Times:

11:46am Thursday 10th July 2014

EMILY Dixon is playing down her medal hopes on what will be her final appearance for Wiltshire in the two-day English Schools’ Track & Field Championships, which were starting today (Friday) in Birmingham, writes Kevin Fahey.

ATHLETICS: Greene back with a win

Wiltshire Times: Greene light for Commonwealth champ Dai

10:57am Wednesday 9th July 2014

WILTSHIRE-BASED athlete Dai Greene clinched victory on his return to 400m hurdles action in Hungary last night.

RACING: Hannon's Thunder to revert to mile distance

Wiltshire Times: Richard Hannon Jnr

9:29am Monday 7th July 2014

RICHARD Hannon's Qipco 2000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder will revert back to a mile after failing to see out 10 furlongs in the Coral-Eclipse on Saturday.

AVON VALLEY RUNNERS: Runners’ Mob rule is Corsham’s

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Saturday 5th July 2014

Robin-Mark Schols brings you the latest news from the Avon Valley Runners club

CANOEING: Hannah’s European chance

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

HANNAH Brown is looking forward to seeing just how big a splash she can make when she takes to the water in her first-ever European Sprint Championships next week.

ATHLETICS: National triumph is just the beginning for Danny

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Friday 4th July 2014

PROUD Danny Talbot is taking in the view from the top of the 200m summit after cementing his place as the country’s number one with a show-stopping victory at last weekend’s Sainsbury’s British Championships.

RACING: Hannon-trained Tiggy Wiggy poised for Newbury

Wiltshire Times: Richard Hannon Jnr

10:04am Friday 4th July 2014

RICHARD Hannon’s Queen Mary Stakes second Tiggy Wiggy looks set to bypass Newmarket’s July Meeting and head to the £250,000 Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on Saturday, July 19 for her next start.

SPORT: Still time to give a sporting boost

Wiltshire Times:

12:45pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THERE are just a few weeks left for you to nominate a young athlete who you believe deserves a grant from our Sports Stars of Tomorrow initiative organised with Devizes-based charity Bag4Sport Foundation.

SCHOOL SPORT: Games get going in Marlborough

Wiltshire Times: Tom Reed was included in England's Commonwealth Games squad this week

10:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE third annual Wiltshire School Games was taking place at Marlborough College today.

RACING: Hughes plots Sussex course

Wiltshire Times: Jockey Richard Hughes celebrates Sky Lantern's 1000 Guineas win for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon

10:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE jockey Richard Hughes admits he will have to get his thinking cap on to come up with a way to beat Kingman aboard Toronado in the Qipco Sussex Stakes at Goodwood on July 30.

RACING: Bellamy joins King's men

Wiltshire Times: Alan King enjoyed triple success at Warwick on Saturday

9:25am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CONDITIONAL jockey Tom Bellamy is to join Alan King’s yard after nearly three years with David Pipe.




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