Breaking news 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 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.

ATHLETICS: Loren savours World Junior pick

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Loren Bleaken

9:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

FORMER Hardenhuish School student Loren Bleaken will be packing her bags this weekend for a dream trip to America to compete in the World Junior Championships, writes KEVIN FAHEY.

ANGLING: Brian's Senior service

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

4:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

BRIAN Ellis from Melksham won the Trowbridge Seniors Open match at Commoners Lake last Tuesday with 19 lb of skimmers.

RACING: Hannon's Thunder to revert to mile distance

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Richard Hannon Jnr

9:29am Monday 7th July 2014

RICHARD Hannon's Qipco 2000 Guineas winner Night Of Thunder will revert back to a mile after failing to see out 10 furlongs in the Coral-Eclipse on Saturday.

ARCHERY: Cup calls leave Mark on top of the world

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

BEECHINGSTOKE’S Mark Rudd is concentrating on the positives as his Archery World Cup campaign continues.

TRIATHLON: Samuel's sprint

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Friday 4th July 2014

BOWOOD House and its grounds provided a stunning backdrop for Events Logic UK’s second Bowood Triathlon series last weekend.

CYCLING: Victory for Peter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

WILTSHIRE teenager Pete Kibble claimed victory in his last appearance as a youth rider at the Welsh Open Criterium Championships.

SPORT: Switching sides no problem for grant winner Harriet

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THERE are just a few weeks left for you to nominate a young athlete who you believe deserves a grant from our Sports Stars of Tomorrow initiative, organised with Devizes-based charity Bag4Sport Foundation.

RACING: Hannon-trained Tiggy Wiggy poised for Newbury

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Richard Hannon Jnr

10:04am Friday 4th July 2014

RICHARD Hannon’s Queen Mary Stakes second Tiggy Wiggy looks set to bypass Newmarket’s July Meeting and head to the £250,000 Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury on Saturday, July 19 for her next start.

SCHOOL SPORT: Games get going in Marlborough

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Reed was included in England's Commonwealth Games squad this week

10:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE third annual Wiltshire School Games was taking place at Marlborough College today.

RACING: Hughes plots Sussex course

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jockey Richard Hughes celebrates Sky Lantern's 1000 Guineas win for Wiltshire trainer Richard Hannon

10:44am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

WILTSHIRE jockey Richard Hughes admits he will have to get his thinking cap on to come up with a way to beat Kingman aboard Toronado in the Qipco Sussex Stakes at Goodwood on July 30.

ANGLING: Etheridge takes Chippenham honours

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

4:26pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE Bristol Avon at Chippenham was in excellent form for the Chippenham Modany Evening match, which was won by Gary Etheridge, from Devizes, with 15 lb 7 oz of roach.

RACING: Bellamy joins King's men

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alan King enjoyed triple success at Warwick on Saturday

9:25am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CONDITIONAL jockey Tom Bellamy is to join Alan King’s yard after nearly three years with David Pipe.

RACING: Charlton plots course for Thistle Bird

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Beckhampton trainer Roger Charlton at Royal Ascot yesterday

11:44am Tuesday 1st July 2014

BECKHAMPTON trainer Roger Charlton is weighing up several Group One options for Thistle Bird after she opened her account at the highest level at the weekend.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Reigning champion Nicholson keeps his focus

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

BARBURY king Andrew Nicholson chases a show-stopping hat-trick of trials titles later this week but the Marlborough-based star is keeping his feet on the ground.

BARBURY HORSE TRIALS: Kiwi star Jonelle gears up for trials

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jonelle Price’s long wait for a return to Badminton was  ending today

10:30am Monday 30th June 2014

JONELLE Price is anticipating another trip down the road to savour when she once again competes at the Barbury Horse Trials later this week.

RACING: Toormore team bide their time

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

6:17pm Sunday 29th June 2014

CONNECTIONS of last year's champion two-year-old Toormore, who is trained in Wiltshire, are sitting tight on his next run until the horse gives off the right signals.

PIGEON RACING: Teenager Bethany’s pigeon prospects taking flight

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Bethany Davies

3:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

DEVIZES youngster Bethany Davies is following in her father's footsteps by spreading her wings in the world of pigeon racing.

MOTORCYCLING: McGuinness stars at Combe’s National

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pictured (l-r): John McGuinness, Emma Gooch and Steve Parrish, with the Honda 6

1:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

ISLE of Man TT legend John McGuinness starred at Castle Combe’s Superbike Grand National last Saturday.

ATHLETICS: County youngsters are in golden form

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Devizes’ Sophie Hay in senior girls’ 100m hurdles action at the South West Schools’ Track & Field Championships

12:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

MATRAVERS School student William Kennedy scorched to a superb sprint double at the South West Schools’ Track & Field Championships in Yeovil, writes Kevin Fahey.

EQUESTRIAN: Nicholson dominates at Salperton’s trials

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Andrew Nicholson rides Ulises at last weekend’s Salperton Horse Trials (Picture: Phil Johnson)

11:00am Friday 27th June 2014

MARLBOROUGH rider Andrew Nicholson claimed a treble at last weekend’s Salperton Park Horse Trials in Gloucestershire.




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