Breaking news COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot cruises through 200m heat

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Danny Talbot celebrates after winning the 200m in Birmingham today

10:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DANNY Talbot's quest for a Commonwealth Games medal remains on track after the Trowbridge Tornado breezed into tomorrow's 200m semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Second medal for Carlin

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin picked up her second medal of the Commonwealth Games last night as she took the silver in the women's 400m freestyle.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin into 400m final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin progressed to the final of the 400m freestyle after finishing third in her heat this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jubliant Jazz takes the gold

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin once again smashed the Commonwealth Games women's 800m freestyle record as she won gold at Glasgow 2014 this evening.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Record-breaker Carlin storms into 800m final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:45pm Sunday 27th July 2014

JAZZ Carlin will go into tomorrow evening's women's 800m freestyle final off the back of setting a new Commonwealth Games record today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Williams' Wales crash out of relay final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham swimmer Rachel Williams has been selected by Wales for the Commonwealth Games

9:45pm Saturday 26th July 2014

THERE was disappointment for Rachel Williams' Welsh relay team as they were disqualified from the 4x200m freestyle relay final at the Commonwealth Games tonight.

BOXING: Joe eyes new shot

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Boxer Joe Hughes (2827747)

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

JOE Hughes has his fingers crossed that he’ll still be able to engineer another crack at the Southern Area light-welterweight title after illness robbed him of the chance to challenge for the belt last weekend.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed reflects on Commonwealth silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Saturday 26th July 2014

TOM Reed was quick to find a silver lining to his Commonwealth Games defeat to England judo teammate Owen Livesey on day two of Glasgow 2014.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford completes medal hat-trick

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:03am Saturday 26th July 2014

CRICKLADE gymnast Laura Halford clinched her third medal of the Commonwealth Games this morning as she finished third in the individual ball final in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Williams and Wales into relay final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham swimmer Rachel Williams has been selected by Wales for the Commonwealth Games

12:26pm Saturday 26th July 2014

RACHEL Williams' Wales quartet finished fifth in their 4x200m freestyle relay heat at the Commonwealth Games today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Bishop hopes to be big noise in Glasgow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AS a kid, David Bishop used to travel with dad to Ibrox to support his beloved Glasgow Rangers – now he will get the chance to make a name for himself in the city, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed claims judo silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed tonight claimed a silver medal at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford stunned by individual bronze

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

7:04pm 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 claims second Commonwealth medal

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:46pm Friday 25th July 2014

WILTSHIRE'S Laura Halford claimed his second medal of the Commonwealth Games with bronze in the individual rhythmic gymnastics all-around final in Glasgow today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed to battle for gold in Glasgow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Reed

12:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed will compete for the men's U81 kgs gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight after a third successive ippon victory in the preliminaries this lunchtime.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford delighted at team silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:04am Friday 25th July 2014

LAURA Halford was holding back the tears after she and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Halford helps Wales to team silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE rhythmic gymnast Laura Halford and teammates Francesca Jones and Nikara Jenkins made history by winning Wales' first ever Commonwealth Games team medal as they claimed silver in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin sixth in 200m freestyle

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

8:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

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

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Tom’s chance arrives

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Devizes judoka Tom Reed tells DAN BARNES why representing England at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow means so much to both him and his family

ANGLING: Williams heads field in evening match

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE Chippenham Open Monday Evening match produced a close finish as Kevin Williams scooped top prize with 7 lb 5 of roach.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Carlin through to 200m freestyle final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon swimmer Jazz Carlin

11:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

WILTSHIRE swimmer Jazz Carlin progressed smoothly through to the final of the women's 200m freestyle with a new personal best and Welsh record in the heats on the first day of Commonwealth Games competition in Glasgow this morning.

RACING: Sam saddles up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:09am Thursday 24th July 2014

TEENAGE jockey Sam Burton is looking forward to the experience of riding under the England banner when he represents his country in Ireland next month.

STARS OF TOMORROW: Rising star Yasmin is one for the future

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bag4Sport

11:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

THERE are just seven days left to nominate a young athlete for our Stars of Tomorrow contest, being run with Bag4Ssport Foundation, and give them a chance of a grant of £500.

Wiltshire at the Commonwealth Games

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

10:21am Thursday 24th July 2014

Your guide to the county's competitors in Glasgow over the next ten days

RACING: Dream preparation for Lambourn's Osborne

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Night at the Races

8:39am Thursday 24th July 2014

LAMBOURN trainer Jamie Osborne could not be happier with Field Of Dream ahead of the £150,000 Longines International Stakes at Ascot on Saturday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Village life is a winner for Laura

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Laura Halford

3:20pm 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.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Extra Glasgow event suits Tilly

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swimmer Tilly Gray

12:50pm 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.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Jazz is fighting fit for Glasgow chance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am 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.

Tour of Britain route through Wiltshire is revealed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: STARS: Sir Bradley Wiggins could be in Worcester.

9:38am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

DETAILS of the route some of the world’s top riders will take through the county during stage six of the Tour of Britain in September have been released.

RACING: Charlton plots next move for Al Kazeem

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Al Kazeem,  pictured above winning the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, is favourite to land the Juddmonte International at York today

1:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton has revealed a tilt at next month's Juddmonte International at York is "unlikely" for multiple Group One winner Al Kazeem following his pleasing return to action at Newbury on Saturday.

SAILING: Tributes for Devizes sailor Farrow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Farrow in action

11:30am Monday 21st July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow from Devizes who has died.

RACING: Hannon eyes Longchamp test for Tiggy Wiggy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trainer Richard Hannon during the stable visit at Richard Hannon's Herridge Racing Stables in Marlborough. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday April 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Hannon. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire. (5

10:51am Monday 21st July 2014

SATURDAY'S stunning Weatherbys Super Sprint winner Tiggy Wiggy could swerve next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York and instead wait until October to take on her elders in the Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp.

RACING: McCoy toasts new landmark

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

9:19am Monday 21st July 2014

TONY McCoy grabbed the headlines on Saturday as he surpassed Martin Pipe's total of career winners with his 4,192nd success aboard It's A Gimme in the Betfred Summer Plate at Market Rasen.

RACING: Hannon bides time over Newbury winner

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:37pm Sunday 20th July 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon is in no rush to commit Tiggy Wiggy to a run in next month's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.

BASKETBALL: Deane is courting success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM basketballer Deane Williams is hoping to make his mark against some of the best youngsters in Europe when he plays for England U18s at the European U18 Championships in Turkey next week.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mile cause for Bishop’s smile

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

DAVE Bishop’s preparations for the Commonwealth Games have been given a big boost after he gained membership of a very special club, writes Kevin Fahey.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Wales could Pross-per

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

LEWIS Prosser reckons he and his Wales teammates have every chance of pulling off a few shocks at the Commonwealth Games.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Team taking Chippenham by Storm?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

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

ANGLING: Bird earns Trowbridge triumph

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

1:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Trowbridge Seniors Tuesday match fished at Eden Vale was won by Dickie Bird, from Melksham, with 34 lb of skimmers.

RACING: Al Kazeem booked for Newbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Al Kazeem,  pictured above winning the Prince Of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot, is favourite to land the Juddmonte International at York today

10:54am Thursday 17th July 2014

AL KAZEEM, Beckhampton trainer Roger Charlton's triple Group One winner from last season, makes his return to action in Saturday's Doom Bar Stakes at Newbury.

Game on: new home for football and rugby in Melksham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:15pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A new 256-seater stadium will be built to the south of Melksham, providing a brand new home for the town’s football and rugby clubs.

RACING: Home assignment for Charlton's Thistle Bird

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Roger Charlton

12:04pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton has ruled out sending Thistle Bird on a tempting trip to America and will keep her at home for Glorious Goodwood.

ATHLETICS: Bishop joins the sub-four minute mile club

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

DAVE Bishop’s preparations for the Commonwealth Games have been given a big boost after he gained membership of a very special club.

ATHLETICS: Birmingham bronze means sheer delight for Emily

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ANYONE who believes that gold is the only currency worth winning in athletics and the other medals are second rate should talk to Emily Hutchinson, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

RACING: McCoy misses out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: File photo dated 07/11/2013 of Tony McCoy celebrating his 4000th winner after victory in the Weatherbys Novices´ Hurdle at Towcester Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Friday November 8, 2013. Tony McCoy accepts retirement from the sad

10:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A HAT-TRICK for Tom Scudamore stole the show from Tony McCoy at Newton Abbot as the Wiltshire-based champion jockey's wait to reach Martin Pipe's phenomenal record goes on.

RACING: Hannon team geared up for Glorious Goodwood

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toronado and Richard Hughes on their way to victory at Royal Ascot today

2:01pm Monday 14th July 2014

TORONADO will spearhead yet another powerful Glorious Goodwood team for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon in the Qipco Sussex Stakes as his stablemate Olympic Glory heads to France once again.

RACING: Hannon duo primed for Glorious Goodwood

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Champion trainer Richard Hannon who officially hands over to his son, also Richard, on January 1. Picture: David Hastings (2630053)

1:25pm Monday 14th July 2014

LAST week's impressive Newmarket winners Estidhkaar and Ivawood, trained by Wiltshire's Richard Hannon, are still in contention for outings at Glorious Goodwood.

SWIMMING: Medal success for Craig

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Swindon swimmer Craig Harris

9:57am Monday 14th July 2014

CORSHAM ASC swimmer Craig Harris returned from the LEN European Junior Swimming Championships in Dordrecht, Netherlands, with a haul of medals.

WILTSHIRE SCHOOL GAMES: All for the fun of the Games

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

MORE than 1,700 pupils from across the county took part in the third annual Wiltshire Schools Games at Marlborough College last week.

RACING: Ivawood a rising star for Hannon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trainer Richard Hannon jnr

10:15am Friday 11th July 2014

WILTSHIRE trainer Richard Hannon went as far as to compare the unbeaten juvenile Ivawood with his top-class miler Toronado after a clinical victory on a sodden opening afternoon of Newmarket's July Festival.




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