World champion Shelley expecting second child

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shelley Rudman salutes the crowd after her third run in Sochi today

1:38pm Saturday 27th September 2014

SKELETON world champion Shelley Rudman will miss the forthcoming skeleton season this winter after announcing she is expecting her second child.

MOTORCYCLING: Super show from Tommy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

TOMMY Bridewell is eyeing up the overall podium positions in the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship after a good performance at the Showdown round in Holland last weekend.

Tiggy Wiggy form delights Hannon ahead of Newmarket test

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Trainer Richard Hannon jnr

9:44am Friday 26th September 2014

RICHARD Hannon believes the form of Tiggy Wiggy's last two runs suggest his lightning-fast filly is still improving ahead of the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket on Saturday.

CASTLE COMBE: Legends thrill fans at rallying love-in

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

RALLY stars past and present attracted thousands of enthusiasts to Castle Combe for the 14th year of Rallyday on Saturday.

ANGLING: Ellis takes Trowbridge prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

THE Trowbridge Seniors match at Cuckoos Rest was won by Brian Ellis, from Melksham, with 19 lb 4 oz of tench, bream, carp and roach.

SHOOTING: Games are in veteran Clark’s sights

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BIDDESTONE marksman Nick Clark say that he has no plans to hang up his rifle just yet after the Indian summer that has inspired him to take aim at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

TENNIS: Youngsters courting county final success

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 19th September 2014

A TOTAL of 124 players from all over Wiltshire participated in the recent Wiltshire LTA Junior County Championships at Devizes Tennis Club.

GYMNASTICS: Moonrakers drum up support

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

CHIPPENHAM’S Moonraker Gymnastics Club threw open its doors on Saturday to encourage support for their bid to build a purpose-built gymnastics facility in the town.

ANGLING: Jim tops the senior standings at Leech Pool

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

4:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

JIM Escott from Melksham had another good day at the Tuesday Trowbridge Seniors match at Leech Pool, taking top prize with 87 lb of carp.

KICKBOXING: Annabelle bags title

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

CHIPPENHAM kickboxer Annabelle Shoob is celebrating after clinching the WRSA Pro Am Ladies 55.5kg British title.

ATHLETICS: Shepherd’s storming it

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:40am Friday 12th September 2014

GEMMA Shepherd won her second medal at the Sainsbury’s UK School Games – and 48 hours later soared to second in the UK rankings after smashing her personal best in the 1500m steeplechase, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

CHIPPENHAM HALF MARATHON: Chalk Amy down for another crack at race

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:09pm Thursday 11th September 2014

FORMER Wiltshire marathon international Amy Chalk has paid tribute to the organisers of the Chippenham Half Marathon.

ANGLING: Ellis bags the top haul at Melksham

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

12:30pm Thursday 11th September 2014

BRIAN Ellis emerged the winner on a tough day on the Bristol Avon at Melksham for the latest Trowbridge Seniors match, writes COLIN SCULL.

RACING: Hannon frustrated by soft ground

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Richard Hannon Jnr

2:47pm Monday 8th September 2014

RICHARD Hannon believes soft ground led to Toormore's downfall in the International Topkapi Trophy in Turkey on Sunday.

RACING: Turkey treat for Hannon's Toormore

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

CONNECTIONS of Wiltshire-trained horse Toormore feel they have found a golden opportunity for last season's champion two-year-old to collect some lucrative prize money when he lines up in the International Topkapi Trophy at Veliefendi in Turkey on Sunday.

Wiltshire youngsters star at England Athletics Championships

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:30pm Thursday 4th September 2014

Wiltshire Team Bath athletes starred in Bedford at the England Athletics Championships.

Angling: Cooler weather brings better sport

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:50pm Thursday 4th September 2014

The cooler weather has brought about improved sport on the Wessex Water trout fisheries last week. At Clatworthy 213 fish were caught at a rod average of 1.8 and at Hawkridge 72 at a rod average of 2.0.

Tour of Britain: Sir Bradley Wiggins confirmed as Team Sky leader

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sir Bradley Wiggins cycling in a previous Tour of Britain

12:33pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride through Wiltshire as he defends his Tour of Britain title, it was confirmed today.

ATHLETICS: County sprinters are quick off the blocks

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WILTSHIRE sprinters took centre stage at the South West Inter Counties Championships at the refurbished Exeter Arena on Sunday, writes Kevin Fahey.

JUDO: Tom eyes Rio funding lift

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

DEVIZES judoka Tom Reed had an appointment at Downing Street this week as he steps up his bid to make the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

SWIMMING: European gold for Carlin

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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.

ANGLING: Escott lands seniors prize

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

3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

JIM Escott from Melksham chalked up another fine win at last Tuesday’s Trowbridge Seniors match at Merritts Lake with 110 lb of carp.

SWIMMING: Carlin eases into final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: 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

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

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

SWIMMING: ‘I can still get better,’ says Millward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward insists that there are still plenty of things that she can improve upon in the lead up to the next Paralympic Games, despite yet another breathtaking performance at a major championships.

ATHLETICS: It's three and easy for Polly on her international bow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:00pm Friday 15th August 2014

URCHFONT youngster Polly Maton brought the curtain down on her season in glittering fashion as she won three gold medals at her first-ever international event.

CYCLING: Lauren and Pete in wheel good form

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 15th August 2014

WILTSHIRE cyclists Lauren Booth and Pete Kibble are both toasting national success.

RACING: Toormore aimed at Turkey

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

10:07am Friday 15th August 2014

LAST season's champion juvenile Toormore, who is trained in Wiltshire, will have his next race in the International Topkapi Trophy in Istanbul on September 7.

MOTORCYCLING: Tommy's in the mix

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TOMMY Bridewell remains in the top six in the 2014 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship after solid points finishes at Oulton Park last weekend.

ANGLING: Blackmore reels in Lavington prize

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Shiplate Fishing Club latest

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

COMPETITORS enjoyed mixed sport in the Trowbridge Seniors match fished at Rood Ashton on Tuesday.

CYCLING: Wiggo set to ride through Wiltshire

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bradley Wiggins

5:04pm Sunday 10th 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.

SWIMMING: Another glittering day for Millward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

8:53pm Saturday 9th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward claimed her third and fourth gold medals of the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven today.

SWIMMING: Stephanie settles for silver

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward won three medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, but is unsure whether she will take part in next year’s Games in Glasgow

7:18pm Friday 8th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward's golden run at the IPC European Swimming Championships came to an end tonight as she had to settle for silver in the women's S9 200m individual medley.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: David feels the love of Hampden crowd

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE Hampden Park roar will live long in David Bishop’s memory – and sustain him when he returns to America to start his winter training, writes Kevin Fahey.

EQUESTRIAN: Hattie’s show honour

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Friday 8th August 2014

HATTIE Aspell-Willington is out to prove that age is just a number after becoming the youngest showjumping judge in the country.

SWIMMING: Second gold for Stephanie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward

9:50pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

STEPHANIE Millward could barely contain her excitement after bagging her second gold medal of the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven today.

RACING: Toormore lined up for Boomerang

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday

12:10pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

NEXT month's Boomerang Stakes on Irish Champions Weekend at Leopardstown is a potential target for Wiltshire-trained Toormore after last season's champion juvenile got his career back on track with an encouraging run in defeat at Glorious Goodwood.

SWIMMING: European gold for Stephanie

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:27am Tuesday 5th August 2014

BOX swimmer Stephanie Millward claimed gold in her first event at the IPC European Championships in Eindhoven this morning.

RACING: Charlton's Bird is retired

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Roger Charlton

11:12am Tuesday 5th August 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton's Pretty Polly Stakes winner Thistle Bird has been retired to stud due to injury.

RACING: Hannon's Kompany set for Curragh

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Richard Hannon Jnr

3:41pm Monday 4th August 2014

RICHARD Hannon's prolific juvenile Kool Kompany is set to be supplemented for Sunday's Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh.

RACING: Next move plotted for Medicean Man

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Sutton Veny-trained Medicean Man

5:09pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

SUTTON Veny-trained horse Medicean Man is likely to be absent from British racecourses until the winter at least with trainer Jeremy Gask considering several different plans of action.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Danny clinches relay silver in Glasgow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:38pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

HILPERTON sprinter Danny Talbot tonight anchored the England 4x100m relay team to silver in the concluding athletics event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SWIMMING: Millward excited by IPC Euros

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Stephanie Millward

3:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

WILTSHIRE swim star Stephanie Millward is looking forward to finding out just how far she’s come in the last eight months when she hits the pool at next week’s IPC European Swimming Championships in Eindhoven.

VOLLEYBALL: Yasmin’s world lift

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

2:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

POULSHOT teenager Yasmin Kaashoek hopes to have laid down a marker for future international success after helping England to a top-ten finish at the FIVB U17 World Championships.

ATHLETICS: Loren over the moon

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

LOREN Bleaken is still coming to terms with the fact that she is a World Junior Championship medallist, writes Kevin Fahey.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Reed's silver lining

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

TOM Reed’s Commonwealth Games performance gained him the royal seal of approval but the Devizes judoka is still wrestling with the maelstrom of emotions thrown up by his silver medal in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Experience of a lifetime

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

RACHEL Williams says that picking one memorable moment of her Commonwealth Games bow over another is simply an impossible task as she looks back on the most ‘incredible’ experience of her life.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot keeps his head held high

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

11:47am Friday 1st August 2014

DANNY Talbot saw his chances of a medal go up in smoke in the Commonwealth Games 200m final but the 23-year-old refused to be too downhearted after the result.

MOTOCROSS: King returns to the Castle with no fears after last years’ injury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

URCHFONT motocross rider Catherine King doesn’t think that she’ll be put off as she returns to the track where she lost the tip of one her fingers .

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Dai-ing for the season to end after a poor Games

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dai Greene

11:00am Friday 1st August 2014

DAI Greene is calling time on his season after another disappointing performance at a home Games in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Talbot seventh as the Jamaicans dominate

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Danny Talbot is hoping for a Commonwealth Games run when the England team is announced on Monday

9:24pm Thursday 31st July 2014

DANNY Talbot finished seventh as Jamaica pulled off a clean sweep in the men's 200m final at the Commonwealth Games tonight.




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