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SWIMMING: Flack flies to PB at ASA Nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

OLIVIA Flack set a new personal best at the British Gas ASA National Championships yesterday.

ANGLING: Townsend claims Avon crown

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

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

SWINDON’S Pete Townsend took the top honours at the Avon SCC match at Portman and Scotland Road on the River Avon on Saturday.

MOTORSPORT: Simon keen to get back in the groove

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Simon Belcher, above right, receives his Masters Cup trophy

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SWINDON’S Simon Belcher is relishing his return to competitive action when the British Touring Car Championship resumes for the second half of the season at Snetterton 300 Circuit this weekend.

TOM BASSAM ON TV: Games tests the talent pool at BBC

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THE Commonwealth Games may not be the most prestigious of international multi-sport competitions.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz proud of silver medal

Swindon Advertiser:

9:51pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin wasn’t scoffing at a second medal in as many nights despite just missing out on another gold in Glasgow, instead she insisted it was further justification that she is turning into a world-class competitor.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Silver for Jazz in the 400m

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin will contest her third Commonwealth Games this summer

7:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has picked up the silver medal in the 400m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games tonight.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes praises her squad as semis loom

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

12:15pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

ANNA Mayes has labelled England’s netball team as the best group of players she has ever worked with as they gear up for the Commonwealth Games semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz makes the 400m final

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:52am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has this morning qualified for tonight's final of the 400m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Games hotting up for England coach Mayes

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON coach Anna Mayes will again lead England into battle today as they country’s netballers continue their Commonwealth Games netball campaign against Trinidad and Tobago.

Damien keeps on running

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

DAMIEN Grace has set his sights on 1,000 appearances at Swindon Parkrun after reaching the 150 mark at the weekend.

Flag frenzy with Storm

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

WOMEN’S flag football in Swindon is on the rise with teams from the town set to take on their South West rivals in the near future.

SCHOOL SPORT: Catherine Wayte's golden year

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE PHRASE ‘Golden Generation’ is overused in sports, usually it describes a talented group of players of which much is expected.

SWIMMING: Youngsters looking to make a splash in Sheffield

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

SWINDON’S finest young swimmers will be descending on Sheffield over the next fortnight as they compete at the British Gas ASA National Championship begin on Wednesday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Olympic heartbreak all in the past for golden girl Jazz

Swindon Advertiser:

10:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

TWO years ago Jazmin Carlin tearfully watched the London 2012 Olympics unfold form her sofa, dreaming of what might have been.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: A tough year takes its toll on Tilly

Swindon Advertiser:

10:33pm Monday 28th July 2014

TILLY Gray won’t be beating herself up about her performances at Glasgow 2014, admitting a year of instability was always going to take its toll.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin grabs freestyle gold

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin, pictured at the recent kitting-out session for Wales’ Commonwealth Games team, of which she will be a member for a third time in Glasgow next year

7:29pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON'S Jazz Carlin has taken Commonwealth gold in the 800m freestyle this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray comes fifth in 200m fly heat

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

11:48am Monday 28th July 2014

SWINDON swimmer Tilly Gray has come fifth in her 200m butterfly heat at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Welsh displays inspire Jazz ahead of final

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin admitted the success of her Welsh teammates may have had something to do with her impressive swim in the 800m freestyle heats as she set a new Commonwealth Games record to qualify for tonight’s final.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford keen to build on medal treble

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

LAURA Halford hardly expected one medal from the Commonwealth Games let alone three – but she insists she must capitalise on her surprise success as quickly as possible.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Sherlock takes inspiration from Glasgow experience

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

5:20am Monday 28th July 2014

SHE may have come away from the Commonwealth Games empty handed but Stephanie Sherlock insists the experience will only serve to make her stronger.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Miley wins a bronze

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley in action in this morning's 200m IM heats

8:24pm Sunday 27th July 2014

HANNAH Miley has picked up a bronze medal in the 200m individual medley this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes and England up to second

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

6:46pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ENGLAND’S netball team, coached by Swindon’s Anna Mayes, moved back into contention for a place in the semi-finals with a 41-35 victory over South Africa this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin into 800m final in Games record time

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

12:37pm Sunday 27th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin has booked her place in the 800m freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Dunford wins 100m fly heat

Swindon Advertiser:

11:44am Sunday 27th July 2014

FORMER Marlborough College student Jason Dunford has won his heat in the 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Miley progresses in 200m medley

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley

11:25am Sunday 27th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has progressed through from the heats of the 200m medley at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford misses out on the medals in final event

Swindon Advertiser:

12:25pm Saturday 26th July 2014

CRICKLADE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford has missed out on a medal in her final event at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford adds to medal haul

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

11:02am Saturday 26th July 2014

LAURA Halford has added another medal to her collection at the Commonwealth Games this morning.

BOWLS: Westlecot's Reade moves on in nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

GERALDINE READE from Westlecot reigned supreme at Bradford on Avon in the county ladies national singles championship.

BOWLS: Wiltshire into last four of Middleton Cup

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

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

WILTSHIRE men have qualified for the semi-finals of the inter-county championship for the Middleton Cup with a brilliant eight-shots win last Saturday over last season’s losing finalists Devon.

BOWLS: Six vying for County honours

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

SIX local clubs will be represented at the Bowls Wiltshire Ladies finals day being held at Westlecot.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's not getting greedy after second medal

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

8:01pm Friday 25th July 2014

LAURA Halford’s incredible Commonwealth Games produced another medal on Friday – but she won’t be getting greedy as her time in Glasgow nears its end.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes delighted with opening victory

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

7:39pm Friday 25th July 2014

COACH Anna Mayes guided England’s netball team to a comfortable victory over Wales, with Joanne Harten scoring 33 points in their opening Pool B clash at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford stunned by second medal

Swindon Advertiser:

7:26pm 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 takes individual bronze in Glasgow

Swindon Advertiser: Gymnast Laura Halford

5:41pm Friday 25th July 2014

CRICKLADE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford has added individual bronze to team silver in the all-round competition at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes leads England to opening victory

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

12:56pm Friday 25th July 2014

SWINDON'S Anna Mayes has coached England's netball side to victory in their opening clash of the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England netball coach Mayes is wary of the Welsh

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

5:30am Friday 25th July 2014

ENGLAND head coach Anna Mayes has vowed not to take Wales lightly when the teams go head to head in the Commonwealth Games today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jones is an inspiration for Halford

Swindon Advertiser:

11:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford admitted it felt like all her Christmas’ had come at once after she used the inspiring figure of teammate Frankie Jones to win Commonwealth Games silver.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales take silver

Swindon Advertiser:

10:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford and her Welsh teammates have won a silver medal in this evening's Rythmic Gymnastics Team All-Around final at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tilly misses out on fly final

Swindon Advertiser: SWIMMING: No pressure for Tilly to shoulder

8:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON'S Tilly Gray missed out on a place in the final of the women's 100m butterfly at the Commonwealth Games this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz misses the medals

Swindon Advertiser: Swimmer Jazz Carlin

7:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

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

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gold for Miley

Swindon Advertiser: Hannah Miley.jpg

7:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON-born Hannah Miley has won the women’s 400m individual medal gold medal in the Commonwealth Games pool this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford's Wales in good shape

Swindon Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

LAURA Halford's Welsh team are in a good position at the halfway stage of the Rhythmic Gymnastics team event at the Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gray into semis

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Tilly Gray came fifth in the 50m butterfly final

12:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

TILLY Gray finished fifth in her first race of the Games the 100m butterfly heat in a time of 1:01.03, doing enough to reach the semi-finals which start at 8.40pm today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m free final

Swindon Advertiser: Jazz Carlin

11:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON Tigershark Jazz Carlin qualified fourth fastest in the 200m freestyle in the opening swimming session of the Commonwealth Games, setting a personal best and Welsh record.

MMA: Evans fights against the odds

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWINDON fighter Adam Evans has faced plenty of battles during his life, but the biggest could be yet to come after signing a contract with one of the country’s leading Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) companies.

Medal hope is a bonus for Halford

Swindon Advertiser: Laura Halford

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

CRICKLADE’S Laura Halford is hopeful of finishing amongst the medals as she prepares to get her Commonwealth Games underway this morning.

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.






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