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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz primed for her 'home' Games

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:20am 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.

Gray not fazed by 100m challenge

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

5:30am 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.

RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS: Halford soaks up the atmosphere

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

5:30am 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.

TOM BASSAM ON TV: Walking in an Alliss wonderland

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WATCHING the coverage of the Open to see if Rory McIlroy could claim the Claret Jug, and for fleeting glances of David Howell, I was reassumed back into the silver-toungued charms of Peter Aliss’s commentary.

Gray gets nod for 100m at Commonwealths

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

11:43am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TILLY Gray has today learned that she will race in both the 100m and 200m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Swindon Storm hold their own against title favourites

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Storm supremo Steve Bennett

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

HEAD coach Steve Bennett was proud of his players’ display as they pushed unbeaten Solent Thrashers all the way before going down 26-13 at Supermarine on Sunday.

POWERLIFTING: Another British title for Shotton-Gale

Swindon Advertiser: Charlie Shotton-Gale in training for her powerlifting record attempt

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON’S Charlie Shotton-Gale claimed the British Powerlifting title and records along the way.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Good weekend for the Neighbours

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON’S Alice Neighbour recently claimed a superb third place at the British Under 13 Girls Cycle Speedway Championship.

CROQUET: Mixed results for Swindon

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

SWINDON Croquet Club played two matches at the weekend, with very different results.

Howell finishes strong at The Open

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00pm Sunday 20th July 2014

DAVID Howell carded a final round 68 to finish the Open eight under - his best performance since 2008 when he finished seventh.

THE EMMA-KATE LIDBURY COLUMN: A new me

Swindon Advertiser: Emma-Kate Lidbury winning in Kansas. Picture: Liz Kreutz (www.elizabethkreutz.com)

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

AFTER a tough couple of months of injury and illness, reaching the start line at 70.3 Vineman this past weekend was a victory in itself.

BOWLS: Churchway book Leamington spot

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

STRATTON CHURCHWAY have become the latest club to book a place in the Ladies National Championships at Royal Leamington Spa next month.

BOWLS: National championship places up for grabs this weekend

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

TWO more places at Royal Leamington Spa in the National Championships are up for grabs this weekend.

BOWLS: Biggs still in the hunt for glory

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

MEL Biggs is still on course to add another Wiltshire men’s county singles title to his record-breaking total of five.

THE OPEN: Howell frustrated at lost opportunities

Swindon Advertiser:

11:52am Thursday 17th July 2014

DAVID Howell admitted he was frustrated not to make the most of perfect conditions on the first day of the Open, conceding he needed to be more aggressive at a sun-drenched Royal Liverpool.

Marine to hit the road for league opener

Swindon Advertiser: Marine boss Dave Webb was delighted with the win

9:28am Thursday 17th July 2014

SWINDON Supermarine will travel to Didcot Town for their opening Southern Football League Division One South & West fixture of the season on August 9.

TENNIS: Swindon starlet aims for Wimbledon glory

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

SWINDON tennis sensation Sophie Clark will aim to succeed where Andy Murray failed this year after booking her spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

TOM BASSAM ON TV: The good, the bad and the ugly

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE World Cup - well that was quite fun wasn’t it? On the pitch Americans got football does not have to be played with helmets to great effect, Costa Rica showed there is more to their footballing zeitgeist than Paulo Wanchope and England lost the title of best national handwringers to Brazil.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Storm looking to expand into Chippenham

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SWINDON Storm are looking to expand into Chippenham following a successful taster session this weekend.

TAG RUGBY: Tries galore at inaugural tournament

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

CLOSE to 500 tries were scored during the first ever Swindon Primary Schools Tag Rugby Tournament earlier this month.

SCHOOL SPORTS: Highworth Warneford enjoy prolific year

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PUPILS at Highworth Warneford School have enjoyed an impressive sporting year.

FUTSAL: Bubble football comes to Swindon

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE @Futsal Arena is launching their own bubble football sessions.

SKATER HOCKEY: Two more wins for Flames

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SWINDON Flames Juniors enjoyed a double success on their most recent visit to Farnborough Leisure Centre with a comfortable win over KSF before a narrow victory over Oxford Hurricances.

FLYBALL: Cotswold club serves up a storm

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

COTSWOLD Flyball Club enjoyed a storming weekend recently as both the Whirlwinds and Cyclones took victories at Barbury Castle.

CROQUET: Swindon beaten by Cheltenham

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SWINDON Croquet Club enjoyed another close match in their Golf League contest with Cheltenham but slipped to a narrow loss.

GOLF: Open honour for Wiltshire's Howell

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

12:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

SWINDON golfer David Howell will hit the opening shot of the 143rd Open Championship when he tees up at Royal Liverpool on Thursday morning.

DARTS: Smith is the last man standing

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Dennis Smith in action at the World Darts Championships last night

4:12pm Friday 11th July 2014

DENNIS Smith is the only Swindon player remaining in the European Darts Open in Germany following defeats for Johnny Haines and Chris Aubrey.

DARTS: Swindon players discover opponents

Swindon Advertiser: Johnny Haines

10:58am Friday 11th July 2014

THE Swindon trio of Dennis Smith, Chris Aubrey and Johnny Haines have been kept apart in round one of the European Darts Open today.

SCOTTISH OPEN: Good start for Howell

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

1:33pm Thursday 10th July 2014

SWINDON'S David Howell hit two eagles during his opening round to sit three-under at the Scottish Open this morning.

POOL: Hats off to Leng at Leo McMackin Memorial

Swindon Advertiser:

5:20am Tuesday 8th July 2014

ALAN Leng was the big winner at the Leo ‘The Hat’ Memorial as he picked up the main shield and the supplementary Pot 50 tournament title.

MOTORSPORT: Latif still leads the way

Swindon Advertiser: Marlborough College student Allesandro Latif

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

ALESSANDRO Latif remains in the lead of the Blancpain Sprint Series Pro-Am Trophy.

MOTORSPORT: Fifth place for Nesbitt

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

SWINDON’S 13-year-old BSB Motul British Motostar Championship racing star Charlie Nesbitt belied his inexperience withwith a fifth-place finish at Knockhill in Scotland recently.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Former Commonwealth star to head up new ladies team

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

A FORMER Commonwealth Games medalist is set to head up Swindon’s newest American football team.

GOLF: David falls foul of ‘one bad shot’ in France

Swindon Advertiser: Howell off to a flyer at Tshwane Open

5:30am Monday 7th July 2014

DAVID Howell was one good shot away from a top 20 spot at the Open de France when a disastorous triple bogey scuppered his round.

GOLF: Howell three over in Open de France

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's David Howell

1:43pm Saturday 5th July 2014

SWINDON ace David Howell again experienced troubles on the opening four holes at the Le Golf Nationale as a back nine recovery saw him card 73 for third round in a row.

SWIMMING: Gray matters ahead of Glasgow

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Tilly Gray

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

THE thought of swimming at the Commonwealth Games has Tilly Gray in goosebumps, as the Glasgow event looms large on the horizon.

TRIATHLON: Ton up for the world championships

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

SWINDON triathlete Kev Tonner will be mixing it with the world's best when he flies out to Canada next month.

THE IRON LADY: Wine country race is one of my favourites

Swindon Advertiser: Emma-Kate Lidbury winning in Kansas. Picture: Liz Kreutz (www.elizabethkreutz.com)

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

One of my favourite races from last year – Ironman 70.3 Vineman – is now just a week away. In a few days, I’ll head north to San Francisco to spend some time with my coach in the city before then heading to the race venue, which is in Sonoma, heart of wine country.

POOL: Local pair in superb form in Blackpool

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Saturday 5th July 2014

SWINDON pool duo Nigel Olding and Jason Godbeer had a successful weekend at the Eight-Ball Pool Championships in Blackpool last week.

OPEN DE FRANCE: Howell frustrated despite making the cut

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

11:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

DAVID Howell was frustrated by his second round at the Open de France despite making the cut.

GOLF: Loughrey enjoys good finish

Swindon Advertiser: Josh Loughrey

11:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

WRAG Barn pro Josh Loughrey will be pleased with his week’s work after finishing seventh in the Flory van Donck Trophy.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Andrew's in for the win

Swindon Advertiser: Andrew Nicholson

10:55pm Friday 4th July 2014

A second day of action at Barbury Horse Trials saw the completion of the three-star dressage, writes Nicki Strong.

GOLF: Howell makes the cut in France

Swindon Advertiser: Howell off to a flyer at Tshwane Open

9:03pm Friday 4th July 2014

BROOME Manor pro David Howell is through to the third round at the Open de France after surviving a hairy moment on the back nine.

OPEN DE FRANCE: Youthful Howell hits milestone

Swindon Advertiser:

3:47pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

DAVID Howell ended his first round at the Open de France one-over par this afternoon as the Broome Manor man also hit a momentous milestone in his career.

Howell off the pace at Open de France

Swindon Advertiser: David Howell

12:14pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

DAVID Howell has finished one-over-par for his first round at the Open de France.

WHEELCHAIR SPORT: Wooden Spoon is not so bad

Swindon Advertiser: Gillespie’s ton keeps Malmesbury in touch with league leaders

5:30am Thursday 3rd July 2014

SWINDON’S wheelchair sport teams are receiving a boost from the Wooden Spoon charity with the two teams awarded 10 new sports wheelchairs.

Loughrey one over after first round in Belgium

Swindon Advertiser: Josh Loughrey

3:39pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WRAG Barn’s Josh Loughrey hit a one-over-par 72 in the first round of the Flory Van Donck Trophy on the Alps Tour earlier today.

MOTOR SPORT: Belcher bounces back in Yorkshire

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

SWINDON’S Simon Belcher got back in the points at the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship last weekend.

MOTOR SPORT: Dutch test next for Alessandro

Swindon Advertiser: Alessando Latif

5:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MARLBOROUGH College racing ace Alessandro Latif is set to make the short journey across the English Channel to the Netherlands to contest the latest rounds of the Blancpain Sprint Series this weekend.

SWIMMING: Dolphin kids get one last shot at glory

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

YOUNG Swindon Dolphin swimmers enjoyed what may well have been their final chance to achieve national qualifying times at the recent 2014 Regional Age Group Championships at Hengrove.






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