SHOOTING: Customs issues for Tony having gunned down gold

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 1st September 2014

A SWINDON shooter is counting gold after a successful clay-pigeon competition in South Africa recently Tony Manvell, owner of Wiltshire Rod and Gun Shop on Victoria Road, won in his category ahead of 50 rivals from around the globe.

SAILING: Brant gets tooled up

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SHE MIGHT have left the Youth Olympic Games empty handed, but Swindon sailor Hanna Brant insists she heads home from Nanjing armoured with all the tools needed to succeed at the highest level.

MOTORSPORT: Latif stretches his lead to 14 points

Swindon Advertiser: Alessando Latif

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

FORMER Marlborough College student Alessandro Latif has extended his lead in the Pro-Am Trophy after enjoying his most successful Blancpain Sprint Series race weekend of the year.

MOTORSPORT: Car trouble plagues Belcher at Knockhill

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

MAJOR improvements in pace unfortunately went unrewarded for Simon Belcher at Knockhill after three challenging British Touring Car Championship races at the home of Scottish motorsport, in Fife on Sunday .

Snell is a senior star

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 25th August 2014

DAVE SNELL won the Bowls England senior singles (over 55s) competition at Royal Leamington Spa this afternoon.

Second gold for classy Carlin in Germany

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

4:41pm Sunday 24th August 2014

JAZZ Carlin is celebrating her second gold medal of the European Swimming Championships after winning the women’s 400m freestyle event.

SWIMMING: Carlin through 400m freestyle heats

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

10:01am Sunday 24th August 2014

JAZZ Carlin is safely through to tonight's 400m freestyle heats at the European Championships in Berlin having easily qualified this morning.

SWIMMING: Tilly all set for a Euro voyage

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AS she sets her sights on Rio 2016, Tilly Gray has decided she needs to get out a bit more.

ATHLETICS: Abbie has Ex-Factor

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

ABBIE Chaundy claimed a superb hat-trick of gold medals at the South West Inter Counties Championships staged at the Exeter Arena, writes Kevin Fahey.

SWIMMING: Rebecca taking no Flack with a PB in debut nationals

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

SWINDON Dophin Rebecca Flack produced a personal best time in her first ever national championship.

SWIMMING: European gold for Carlin

Swindon Advertiser: 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.

Belcher is aiming to shine north of the border

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

SIMON Belcher will be looking to make a big impact on his first visit to the Knockhill Circuit this weekend in the British Touring Car Championship.

Carlin eases into European final

Swindon Advertiser: Wales' Jazz Carlin poses with her Gold medal as she celebrates her victory on the podium, in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final at Tollcross Swimming Centre, during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monda

10:59am Wednesday 20th August 2014

JAZZ Carlin qualified fastest for tomorrow's women's 800m freestyle final at the European Championships in Berlin this morning.

Tahnia is Just Dandy for title

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

TALENTED young showjumper Tahnia Jones has won the National Showjuming Championship.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Swindon beaten by Hull in quarter-final

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 12th August 2014

DESPITE taking their British Team Championships quarter-final to the wire, Swindon CSC could not overhaul Hull in their clash at the Oasis on Sunday.

CYCLING: Wiltshire likely to welcome Sir Bradley

Swindon Advertiser: STARS: Sir Bradley Wiggins could be in Worcester.

5:30am Monday 11th 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.

Hanna is ready for Chinese adventure

Swindon Advertiser:

6:35pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

SWINDON sailor Hanna Brant insists she will make the most of her time on the big stage at this month’s Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Inspiring a generation

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

AS the dusts settles on a successful Commonwealth Games for the Home Nations in Glasgow, Swindon can look back and be proud of its top 20 finish.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Rookies produce in Storm’s away victory

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Storm supremo Steve Bennett

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

SWINDON Storm showed their strength in depth as they won 38-6 at Torbay Trojans.

SWIMMING: Olympian starts swim academy

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

TWO-time Olympian Adam Faulkner is looking to inspire the next generation of swimmers after setting up UK Swim Academy.

CYCLE SPEEDWAY: Neighbour claims another win

Swindon Advertiser:

5:55pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

JAKE Neighbour continued his good recent form with victory in round five of the South West Junior Grand Prix series at the Oasis at the weekend.

Magic Mike takes victory with a course record

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Approaching 300 triathletes entered Events Logic’s Cotswolds Standard triathlon at Lake 62 in the Cotswold Water Park at the weekend.

ATHLETICS: Towler's the king of the Castle

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

NEARLY 200 runners lined up at Castle Combe race circuit for the Wiltshire County Championship 10K road race organised by DB Max.

CROQUET: Swindon earn draw against Watford

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

SWINDON drew 4-4 with a touring team from Watford in a recent meeting.

MOTOR SPORT: Belcher happy despite mechanical issues

Swindon Advertiser: Handy Motorsport driver Simon Belcher

6:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

SIMON Belcher declared himself happy to have finished all three of the weekend’s Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship races at Snetterton 300 Circuit in Norfolk on Sunday, though he was less satisfied with the overall pace of his Toyota Avensis.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes insists England will come back stronger

Swindon Advertiser:

6:40pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

ANNA Mayes insists England’s netball team will come back stronger once the dust has settled on missing out on Commonwealth Games bronze following defeat to Jamaica.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mayes and England miss the medals

Swindon Advertiser: England netball coach Anna Mayes

11:48am Sunday 3rd August 2014

ANNA Mayes and her England team have this morning missed out on a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games after losing out to Jamaica 52-48.

Howell struggling at Bridgestone

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's David Howell

11:20am Sunday 3rd August 2014

DAVID Howell will go into today’s final round at the Bridgestone Invitational with it all to do if he is to qualify for the USPGA Championships.

Louise Hunt-ing a second Olympics

Swindon Advertiser: Wanborough’s Louise Hunt claimed the title this week

5:30am Friday 1st August 2014

THERE may still be two years to go before the next Olympics but Louise Hunt still has her eyes firmly fixed on the Rio Games in 2016.

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.



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