DUATHLON: Turning up the power

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

CHRIS Roxburgh is playing the long game as he targets a place at next year’s major Powerman championships.

SWIMMING: Stephanie booking in for hard graft

Wiltshire Times:

1:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

IT’S GOING to be all work and no play for Stephanie Millward after her winter training schedule stepped up a notch this week.

ATHLETICS: Holly gets Trails lift

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

FORMER marathon international and now leading British ultra distance specialist Holly Rush took a break from her heavy training schedule to win the Forest of Dean Trails marathon on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

BOXING: Blackwell gears up for a champagne moment

Wiltshire Times:

3:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

NICK Blackwell is aiming to be bang on the money when he makes his long-awaited ring return against the glamorous backdrop of Monte Carlo later this month.

EQUESTRIAN: Doel in fine form at Dauntsey

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

U21 European team bronze medallist David Doel tasted success at the Knight Frank-sponsored Dauntsey Park Horse Trials last weekend.

Owner undecided on Wiltshire-trained 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

4:24pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

OWNER John Deer is in no rush to decide whether Wiltshire-trained Al Kazeem will be brought back to the racecourse next year following his creditable effort in Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

BOXING: 'Bang Bang' handed Monte Carlo mission

Wiltshire Times:

2:47pm Monday 6th October 2014

TROWBRIDGE’S Nick Blackwell is set to go international for the second time in his career after being announced on the undercard of this month’s ‘Title Tornado’ tournament in Monte Carlo.

Hannon's Sky Lantern is retired

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

4:34pm Sunday 5th October 2014

RICHARD Hannon's four-time Group One-winning filly Sky Lantern has been retired following another disappointing showing at Newmarket on Saturday.

CYCLING: Championship title for Lauren

Wiltshire Times:

9:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

CHIPPENHAM paracycling starlet Lauren Booth enjoyed a British Cycling National Track Championships debut that she will never forget, coming back from Manchester as a senior national champion.

Halford and Millward nominated for county sports awards

Wiltshire Times: Laura Halford

10:05am Friday 3rd October 2014

COMMONWEALTH Games medallist Laura Halford and Paralympic swimming star Stephanie Millward have been nominated for the top award at next month's fifth Wiltshire Sports Awards.

BOBSLEIGH: Injured Jackson will sit out start of bobsleigh campaign

Wiltshire Times:

11:48am Thursday 2nd October 2014

GREAT Britain bobsleigh star John Jackson will play the waiting game after suffering a further setback to his infamous Achilles’ injury.

SKITTLES: We’re bowled over to be champions

Wiltshire Times:

5:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

SKIPPER John Wiltshire is beaming from ear-to-ear after the Wiltshire Wonders became the best skittles team in the country.

ATHLETICS: Talbot set to try luck at 400m

Wiltshire Times:

2:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

SPRINTER Danny Talbot will experiment with racing over 400 metres on the indoor circuit this winter.

BOXING: Blackwell keeps spirits hight after fight night is shelved

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge middleweight Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell is willing to take on all comers

12:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

NICK Blackwell is refusing to get too downbeat after his long-awaited ring return was this week delayed even further.

MOTORSPORT: Blake’s delight at rookie cup triumph

Wiltshire Times:

9:30am Friday 26th September 2014

Hilperton driver Dan Blake sealed the Carbon8 & Activa Consultants Hyundai Coupe Rookie Cup at Cadwell Park last weekend with two rookie wins.

Tiggy Wiggy form delights Hannon ahead of Newmarket test

Wiltshire Times: Trainer Richard Hannon jnr

9:44am Friday 26th September 2014

RICHARD Hannon believes the form of Tiggy Wiggy's last two runs suggest his lightning-fast filly is still improving ahead of the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.

CASTLE COMBE: Legends thrill fans at rallying love-in

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RALLY stars past and present attracted thousands of enthusiasts to Castle Combe for the 14th year of Rallyday on Saturday.

TRIATHLON: Hier they come

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

MUM and daughter Diane and Leanne Hier are celebrating after both qualified for the XTERRA World Championships in Hawaii.

ATHLETICS: Phillips’ pride as youngsters romp home

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

ALISON Phillips can this week reflect one of the proudest moments in her athletics career as team manager, writes Kevin Fahey.

MELKSHAM 10K: Rose sets the pace in a dominant Melksham 10k victory

Wiltshire Times:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

MIKE ROSE of Avon Valley Runners led from the start to dominate a field of 150 in perfect conditions in Melksham on Sunday.

ATHLETICS: Browne stars in win

Wiltshire Times:

10:00am Friday 19th September 2014

SOUTH West champion William Browne was one of Team Bath AC’s star performers as the club wrapped up a first ever victory in the Avon Track & Field League.

UK SCHOOL GAMES: Bolwell strikes gold

Wiltshire Times:

4:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

CLARENDON Academy sixth-former Adam Bolwell clinched a gold medal for Team England at the Sainsbury’s UK School Games.

ROWING: Captain Taylor leads from the front for Bradford

Wiltshire Times:

12:34pm Thursday 11th September 2014

BRADFORD on Avon crews were in fine form at the recent Gloucester Rowing Club Regatta.

RACING: Hannon frustrated by soft ground

Wiltshire Times: Richard Hannon Jnr

2:47pm Monday 8th September 2014

RICHARD Hannon believes soft ground led to Toormore's downfall in the International Topkapi Trophy in Turkey on Sunday.

RACING: Turkey treat for Hannon's Toormore

Wiltshire Times: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

CONNECTIONS of Wiltshire-trained horse Toormore feel they have found a golden opportunity for last season's champion two-year-old to collect some lucrative prize money when he lines up in the International Topkapi Trophy at Veliefendi in Turkey on Sunday.

Wiltshire youngsters star at England Athletics Championships

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Wiltshire Team Bath athletes starred in Bedford at the England Athletics Championships.

Pool: Dursley Arms aiming for national finals

Wiltshire Times:

3:52pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Division One winners Dursley Arms A will be representing Trowbridge & District Pool League in The English Pool Association’s Champion of Champions Competition.

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins confirmed as Team Sky leader

Wiltshire Times: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

12:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride through Wiltshire as he defends his Tour of Britain title, it was confirmed today.

BOXING: Blackwell is primed for October return

Wiltshire Times:

4:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

NICK Blackwell has world domination on his mind after his first fight under the Hennessey Sports banner was announced this week.

ATHLETICS: Under par Danny won’t be stopping

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

DANNY Talbot will extend his season deep into September to help shake off the disappointment of the European Championships in Zurich, writes Kevin Fahey.

ATHLETICS: Debutant William is pure gold

Wiltshire Times:

11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE sprinters took centre stage at the South West Inter Counties Championships held at the refurbished Exeter Arena on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

SWIMMING: European gold for Carlin

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

5:57pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JAZZ Carlin continued her golden summer with victory in the women's 800m freestyle at the European Swimming Championships in Berlin tonight.

BOXING: Hennessey new-boy Blackwell to box in Kent

Wiltshire Times:

10:03am Tuesday 19th August 2014

NICK Blackwell will make his debut under the Hennessy Sports banner in Kent this October.

SWIMMING: ‘I can still get better,’ says Millward

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward insists that there are still plenty of things that she can improve upon in the lead up to the next Paralympic Games, despite yet another breathtaking performance at a major championships.

ATHLETICS: It’s goodbye to Alex as States get Carter

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE 153rd running of the weekly Parkrun 5k in Southwick won’t cause any ripples on the national athletics scene but locally it will be remembered for Alex Carter’s final appearance – and victory - before departing to America.

RACING: Toormore aimed at Turkey

Wiltshire Times: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

10:07am Friday 15th August 2014

LAST season's champion juvenile Toormore, who is trained in Wiltshire, will have his next race in the International Topkapi Trophy in Istanbul on September 7.

BOXING: Blackwell ready to rumble after clinching Hennessey deal

Wiltshire Times: Trowbridge middleweight Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell is willing to take on all comers

9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

NICK Blackwell has thrown down the gauntlet to the domestic middleweight division after signing with one of the country’s top promoters.

ATHLETICS: Semi final exit for Talbot

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

7:32pm Thursday 14th August 2014

DANNY Talbot's attempt to add a European medal to the Commonwealth silver he won earlier this month ended in disappointment this evening.

ATHLETICS: Danny makes Euro progress

Wiltshire Times:

11:50am Thursday 14th August 2014

DANNY Talbot is through to the semi-finals of the men's 200m at the European Athletics Championships.

CYCLING: Wiggo set to ride through Wiltshire

Wiltshire Times: Bradley Wiggins

5:04pm Sunday 10th August 2014

SIR Bradley Wiggins will miss the Vuelta a Espana in order to ride the Tour of Britain, stage six of which passes through Wiltshire in September, Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has said.

CANOEING: Ed bags double bronze

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

5:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

OLYMPIC champion Ed McKeever claimed two bronze medals on the final day of the Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow today.

SWIMMING: Another glittering day for Millward

Wiltshire Times: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

8:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward claimed her third and fourth gold medals of the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven today.

SWIMMING: Stephanie settles for silver

Wiltshire Times: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

7:18pm Friday 8th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward's golden run at the IPC European Swimming Championships came to an end tonight as she had to settle for silver in the women's S9 200m individual medley.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It was a tall order

Wiltshire Times:

4:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

AFTER becoming a British champion and running for England at the Commonwealth Games, Danny Talbot could be forgiven for already being on top of the world.

SWIMMING: Six of the best for ace Jordan

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

SWIMMER Jordan Ludlam won’t be forgetting his British Gas Age Group Championships debut in a hurry after the youngster returned home to Bradford on Avon with a haul of six medals.

DIVING: Diving duo are in championship medals

Wiltshire Times:

2:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

OSCAR Lippiatt and Finn Aubrey were both in the medals at the British Gas National Age Group Diving Championships in Sheffield.

SWIMMING: Second gold for Stephanie

Wiltshire Times: Stephanie Millward

9:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward could barely contain her excitement after bagging her second gold medal of the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven today.

RACING: Toormore lined up for Boomerang

Wiltshire Times: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

12:10pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

NEXT month's Boomerang Stakes on Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown is a potential target for Wiltshire-trained Toormore after last season's champion juvenile got his career back on track with an encouraging run in defeat at Glorious Goodwood.

SWIMMING: European gold for Stephanie

Wiltshire Times:

11:27am Tuesday 5th August 2014

BOX swimmer Stephanie Millward claimed gold in her first event at the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven this morning.

RACING: Charlton's Bird is retired

Wiltshire Times: Roger Charlton

11:12am Tuesday 5th August 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton's Pretty Polly Stakes winner Thistle Bird has been retired to stud due to injury.

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