GYMNASTICS: Abingdon youngsters land places in nationals

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8:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Abingdon Vale's Lexie-Mae Neal and Lilli-Mae Snuggs secured places in the national finals after superb displays in the regional finals at Milton Keynes.

AWARDS: Last chance to nominate Oxfordshire's finest talent

Herald Series: Bradley Smith qualified in third, only to crash out five laps from home

8:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards close tomorrow – meaning you have just 24 hours remaining to put forward individuals, clubs or teams who have excelled in the past year.

MOTORSPORT:Final doubt for rising star Elliot

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7:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

Promising young karting talent Elliot Harvey’s dream of competing in the X30 world final at Le Mans this year has been hit by a lack of cash.

SPORTS AWARDS: Nominations flood in during first week

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9:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

ENTRIES have already started pouring in for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards.

GOLF: Pepperell determined to continue hot streak

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8:30am Wednesday 24th September 2014

EDDIE Pepperell declared he is in the form of his life after an outstanding run of results on the European Tour.

AWARDS: Your chance to nominate best in local talent

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9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards open today.

CYCLING: Wiggins claims title repeat is now over

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8:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins believes his Tour of Britain title defence is all but over after Michal Kwiatkowski seized the race lead by stealing a stunning stage-four victory in Bristol.

BOWLS: Hagbourne's county crown

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8:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

Twelve months after claiming the Berkshire fours title, Hagbourne have collected another county crown.

GOLF: Pepperell's top-five again

Herald Series: Eddie Pepperell salutes the crowd at Malmo this weekend

8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ABINGDON’S Eddie Pepperell followed up his highest European Tour finish with another top-five position at the D+D Czech Masters in Prague.

MOTORSPORT: Third was right result, says Williams' Bottas

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8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

VALTTERI Bottas said it was very satisfying to secure his fourth podium finish of 2014 for Williams at Formula 1’s Belgian Grand Prix on Saturday.

BOWLS: Victory for Harwell pair

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7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

HARWELL Bowls Club members John Pigott and Robin McStay edged to victory in the Berkshire Royal British Legion Pairs Competition at Suttons, Reading.

RACING: Malabar excites Channon

Herald Series: Mick Channon

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WEST Ilsley trainer Mick Channon believes Malabar is ready to do battle at the highest level after landing the Group 3 Whiteley Clinic Prestige Stakes at Goodwood.

HOCKEY: Wallingford's search

Herald Series: hockey - field

7:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WALLINGFORD HC are looking to recruit new players as they seek to build on last season’s success.

GOLF: Pepperell storms to best Tour finish

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8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EDDIE Pepperell put his best finish on the European Tour down to a boost in confidence gained from victory at the British Par 3 Championship, writes David Pritchard.

ROWING: Wallingford's weekend to remember

Herald Series: rowing image close up of oars and rowers arms

8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WALLINGFORD RC scooped an impressive 15 victories over two days at the Oxford City Royal Regatta.

RACING: Candy hoping Music Master can call tune

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8:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WANTAGE trainer Henry Candy is hoping Music Master can gain top sprint honours in the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday.

MOTORSPORT: Robinson girls star at Richmond

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7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

EAST Hagbourne’s Leah Robinson stormed to victory in the final Ladies and Girls ACU Luscombe Suzuki Leeds British Trials Championship event of the season in Richmond, Yorkshire.

MOTORSPORT: Bottas up for return

Herald Series: Valtteri Bottas

7:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014


Commonwealth Games: Brilliant bronze for Didcot's Ben Watson

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9:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

BEN Watson secured Didcot’s third medal at Glasgow 2014 with a fantastic weighlifting bronze last night.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's Rivers of gold for Dan

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9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Shooter Dan Rivers said it was an amazing feeling to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal at Glasgow 2014.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Didcot duo are out to make big impression

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Weightlifter Ben Watson and shooter Dan Rivers, both from Didcot, are relishing the prospect of competing in their first Commonwealth Games. The duo spoke to Matthew Bruce in a special interview at their old school, St Birinus

MOTORSPORT: Bottas delighted at second

Herald Series: Valtteri Bottas

8:20am Monday 21st July 2014

VALTTERI Bottas was delighted at his second-placed finish at yesterday’s German Grand Prix.

CYCLING: Paul's going for glory in Glasgow

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6:26pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

John Paul believes he has made big strides over the past 12 months and will be going all out for glory at the Commonwealth Games.

MOTORSPORT: Williams joy as Bottas comes second in British Grand Prix

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6:17pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

THE Grove-based Will-iams F1 team were celebrating after Valtteri Bottas achieved his best race result with a second place in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone on Sunday.

GOLF: Fleming finishes in the top 20 at Frilford

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6:25pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Frilford Heath’s Tom Fleming came a highly-creditable 17th in the Euro Pro Tour’s Buildbase Open at his home course last week.

MOTORSPORT: Momentum is with us says positive Williams

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6:21pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Claire Williams is convinced her Grove-based team are heading back to the top of Formula 1.

ROWING: Ten-up Wallingford dominate regatta

Herald Series: Wallingford’s Tom Brock (left) and Dan Wilkinson show off their medals after their J18 pairs victory at the Reading Amateur Regatta

5:47pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Wallingford RC swept the board in the Reading Amateur Regatta, bringing home ten gold medals On a great weekend, they were awarded the Victor Ludorum Trophy, for the club winning the most events.

GOLF: Walton pipped for gold on home course

Herald Series: Ashley Walton

6:00am Tuesday 17th June 2014

ALEX Wills, from Harewood Downs, won the prestigious Frilford Heath Gold Medal by two shots, with home club player Ashley Walton finishing a close third.

MOTORSPORT: Massa and Perez in row after GP crash

Herald Series: Sparks fly as Williams driver Felipe Massa crashes into the wall during the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal

8:00am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Williams' driver Felipe Massa has become involved in a bitter war of words with Sergio Perez following their horrific smash in the Canadian Grand Prix.

ROWING: Abingdon and Headington retain national schools crowns

Herald Series: Abingdon School’s crew celebrate after retaining their Championship eights title at Nottingham (from left): Tom Digby, Henry Lambe, Jack Welshe, Ed Bryant, Luke Derrick, Luke Wiggins, Jack Squizzoni, James Wooding and Jonathan Lord

7:39pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Abingdon School and Headington rowers celebrated remarkable doubles when they both retained the National Schools’ Championship eights titles at Nottingham on Sunday, writes Mike Rosewell.

MOTORSPORT: Massa's joy as he turns it round for Williams

Herald Series: Felipe Massa finished seventh for Williams

6:00am Monday 26th May 2014

Felipe Massa said a tough weekend became a positive one after he finished seventh for the Grove-based Williams team at the Monaco Grand Prix yesterday.

POOL: Rowland aims high in bid to reach the top

Herald Series: Ben Rowland is hoping to continue his climb through the pool ranks

8:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

Ben Rowland, one of the country’s most promising young players, wants to follow in the foosteps of Mark Selby and become a double world champion.

ROWING: Wallingford duo stake senior international claims

Herald Series: Wallingford’s Eleanor Piggott and Brianna Stubbs, who both finished in the top six at the British lightweight trials

4:58pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Wallingford’s Under 23 world champions Brianna Stubbs and Eleanor Piggott staked their claim for senior international call-ups when both finished in the top six at the Great Britain trials at Cav-ersham.

SHOOTING: Rivers gets Commonwealth call-up

Herald Series: Dan Rivers won British Open

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Dan Rivers, from Didcot, has been named in the England team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

POINT-TO-POINT: Cuban cruise gives Venant dream debut

Herald Series: Jordan Venant passes the post in front of the big crowd on board the Joanna Whittington-trained Cuban Piece for his first winner in the members’ race

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jordan Venant gave much of the credit to his mount, Cuban Piece, after recording a winner on his first ride at Lockinge, near Wantage, yesterday.

RACING: Knight proud of lucky Jim

Herald Series: FAB FOUR: Jim Culloty with his four Golds Cup, three for riding Best Mate and one for     training Lord Windermere, at his stables at Churchtown, near Mallow, in County Cork

8:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Henrietta Knight, who trained Best Mate to win three Cheltenham Gold Cups under Jim Culloty, was thrilled to see her former stable jockey land chasing’s blue riband with Lord Windermere.

MOTORSPORT: Bottas takes fifth for Williams in Australia

Herald Series: Motor sport, racing car and driver generic image for sport

2:35pm Sunday 16th March 2014

Nico Rosberg delivered on Mercedes' promise with a dominant victory in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton retired on lap three.

SHOOTING: Rivers focuses on Glasgow after regaining GB crown

Herald Series: Didcot’s Dan Rivers is presented with the British air rifle championship trophy by Roger Monksummers, as runner-up Jack Bale looks on

8:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Didcot marksman Dan Rivers has a place in England’s team for this summer’s Commonwealth Games firmly in his sights after regaining his British air rifle title.

WEIGHTLIFTING: Watson claims English title to boost Games bid

Herald Series: Ben Watson

7:00am Thursday 27th February 2014

Didcot's Ben Watson boosted his chances of competing in this year’s Commonwealth Games by landing a title at the English Championships in Birmingham.

Rob Smedley joins Williams F1

9:09am Tuesday 25th February 2014

The Williams F1 team have strengthened their race with the appointments of Rob Smedley and Richard Lockwood.

GOLF: Pepperell unfazed by tough calls in pursuit of progress

Herald Series: Eddie Pepperell flew out to South Africa on Sunday ahead of the Tshwane Open

8:30am Tuesday 25th February 2014

EDDIE Pepperell believes he must continue to show a ruthless streak as he bids to push his career forwards this year.r.

MOTORSPORT: Wolff will drive in Formula 1 practice

Herald Series: Susie Wolff

8:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Susie Wolff will take part in two practice sessions at Formula 1 grands prix this year as part of an expanded role for the Grove-based Williams development driver.

SWIMMING: Abingdon's golden girls

Herald Series: STAR PERFORMANCES: Abingdon Vale’s girls 11-12 years relay squad, who won both the freestyle and medley titles at the county      championships (from left): Emma Costello, Zoe Lovibond, Yasmin Tajalli, Emma Ford, Leonie Watson, Charlotte Rowley

8:40am Saturday 22nd February 2014

ABINGDON Vale youngsters enjoyed another record-breaking time with four gold medals in the second round of the Oxfordshire & North Bucks Championship, held at Aquavale, Aylesbury.

RACING: Loch Bar should relish heavy going

Herald Series: Loch Ba, ridden by Dominic Elsworth, leaps towards victory in the Betfred Goals Galore Handicap at Newbury in January

7:36pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Loch Ba could fly the flag for Mick Channon’s West Ilsley stables in the Betfred Grand National Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

SWIMMING: Abingdon Vale quartet smash club records

Herald Series: Abingdon Vale’s record-holders (from left) Daniel McNamara, Oliver Hodgson, Max Bolcato and Blaine Carpenter with their silver medals

7:34pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Abingdon Vale youngsters smashed two long-standing club records while picking up silver medals in the Oxfordshire & North Bucks Championships at Bletchley.

TABLE TENNIS: Drayton close gap on leaders

Herald Series: table tennis bat and ball close up for sport

7:29pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Drayton A moved to within a point of Didcot & District Division 1 leaders Marlbor-ough C after whitewashing home side Marlborough B 10-0, writes Dan Church.

HOCKEY: Wallingford gamble secures late draw

Herald Series: Ed Allen celebrates after scoring Wallingford’s second goal in their 3-3 draw with Oxford

7:17pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

A late gamble paid off as Wallingford fought back from 2-0 down to earn an dramatic 3-3 draw away to overnight leaders Oxford in Regional 1 of the South League.

RACING: Carruthers targeted at veterans' contest

Herald Series: Carruthers, seen winning the Hennessy Gold Cup in 2011, could return to Newbury for his next outing on Saturday, March 1

7:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Carruthers, the 2011 Hennessy Gold Cup hero, could return to the scene of his finest hour by running in a veterans’ handicap chase at Newbury on March 1.

RACING: Knight home after breaking an ankle

Herald Series: Henrietta Knight in freak accident

7:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

HENRIETTA Knight is back at West Lockinge Farm, near Wantage, after breaking her right ankle and two bones in her leg in a freak accident.

ROWING: Purchase says time is right to call it a day

Herald Series: Zac Purchase (left) and teammate Mark Hunter with their double sculls silver medals at the London Olympics

7:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

WALLINGFORD’S Olympic gold medallist Zac Purchase has announced his retirement, ruling out a bid to reclaim the Olympic lightweight double scull title at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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