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County Council B shock title-chasing Colebridge

County Council B grabbed the headlines in the Leamington & District League Division One after contesting a superb draw with title-challenging Colebridge, writes Phil John.

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Tom Oliphant in action in Abu Dhabi.

Oliphant maintains his run of GT3 Cup podiums

Tom Oliphant produced lightning pace on his first-ever visit to the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, equalling his best finish of second place in the latest rounds of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East.

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Garrett Bell in full flow for Leamington in their Midlands Two West (South) clash with Barkers' Butts. Picture: Morris Troughton

Sound defence and clinical finishing help Leamington edge out Barkers’

Leamington can look back on this victory with a sense of achievement after withstanding a second-half barrage to edge further clear of the drop zone.

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Warwickshire Bears' Adrian Taber in action against his former club.

Bears pick up their first win over the Blackcats

Warwickshire Bears gained their first-ever victory over Birmingham Blackcats, beating their derby rivals 67-37 in BWB Division One South.

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Boxers at Royal Leamington Spa ABC with Toby Hutton from Meggitt.

All James lacks is belief, says Leamington coach

Royal Leamington Spa ABC coach Ollie O’Neill has tipped Arnon James for big things - if the young boxer wants it enough.

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Riders at last year's stage finish in Stratford last year

World’s best cyclists to race again in Warwickshire this year

An elite women’s cycling race is coming to Warwickshire this summer for a second year in a row - but this time will finish in Leamington instead of Stratford.

Jordan King testing in Abu Dhabi. Picture: Sebastiaan Rozendaal/Dutch Photo Agency

King links up with Dutch team MP Motorsport for 2017 GP2 Series

Harbury driver Jordan King has joined Dutch team MP Motorsport for the 2017 GP2 season - his third in the championship.

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Catchin Time doubles up for Kineton-based trainer

Kineton-based Laura Hurley had her third success since taking out a public trainer’s licence when stable star Catchin Time was an impressive winner of the ROA/Racing Post Owners Jackpot Handicap Hurdle at Warwick on Saturday, writes David Hucker.

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Twiston-Davies is flying to secure a valuable treble

Gloucestershire trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies was the man to follow on Saturday, as Flying Angel, ridden by his son Willy, took Warwick’s feature Grade 2 Betway Kingmaker Novices’ Chase, the first leg of a valuable stable treble on the afternoon, writes David Hucker.

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Paul Calloway's single staved off the whitewash when Free Church A played Phoenix.

Calloway prevents Phoenix suffering a top-flight rout

Timmy Cooper and Sam Weaving were unbeaten as Free Church A maintained third place in Division One of the Leamington & District League with a 9-1 success over Phoenix, writes Phil John.

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Marcus Willis with Roger Federer ahead of their Centre Court clash.

Success of Willis leads to junior boom at Boat Club

Warwick Boat Club are continuing to reap the benefits of Marcus Willis’ stunning run to the second round of Wimbledon last July.

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Vibrato Valtat and Sam Twiston-Davies lead Top Gamble and Paul Moloney over the last fence when winning the Kingmaker Novices' Steeplechase in 2015.

Politologue intrigue in Kingmaker as Festival looms large

The Grade 2 Betway Kingmaker Novices’ Chase is the highlight of Warwick’s Gentlemen’s and Kingmaker Chase Day on Saturday, as punters step up their search for clues to likely winners at next month’s Cheltenham Festival, writes David Hucker.

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Ben Stephenson fires in a close-range shot for Khalsa in their clash with Harborne. Picture: Morris Troughton

Six points out of six for Khalsa keeps their title dreams alive

Khalsa picked up maximum points from their double-header weekend to keep the pressure on Nottingham University at the top of the Midlands Premier.

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Boxers at Cleary's Gym, including Jake Finch (middle row, second right).

Cleary: England next for Finch after Midlands title

Coach Edwin Cleary has tipped Jake Finch to be his gym’s next England star after the youngster beat Ibraheem Sulaimaan (Eastside ABC) on Sunday to lands the Midlands Elite Youth title.

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Veteran cyclist, 77, taking on 3,500km ‘mega challenge’ in Italy for charity

A 77-year-old cyclist is taking on his biggest challenge yet when he cycles 3,500km along the route of an elite race in Italy on his own.

Leamington's Scott Peters can find no way through. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Southam pull away in the closing stages to earn derby bragging rights

Southam completed a league double over Leamington in front of a large Captain’s Day crowd.

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Real coup for Leamington as world’s top 16 come to town

Leamington Tennis Court Club is set to host the International Real Tennis Professionals Association (IRTPA) Championships in April - the first time it has done so in the club’s 171-year history.

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Ted Evetts puts pen to paper at Unicorn.

Evetts joins van Barneveld, Wade and Anderson at Team Unicorn

Talented teenager Ted Evetts has joined a host of star players at Team Unicorn.

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The news that Kempton Park is set to be sold to developers could be of benefit to a rejuvenated Warwick.

Warwick look set to profit from sale of Kempton Park

The recent announcement by the Jockey Club that it is looking at selling Kempton Park, one of its flagship courses, has sent shockwaves through the racing industry but, should it come off, resurgent Warwick could be well-placed to benefit, writes David Hucker.

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Lillington Free Church members Jack Green, Timmy Cooper, Adam Cofler and Lewis Singleton. Picture submitted

Inexperienced Lillington narrowly avoid the drop

Lillington Free Church’ s Junior British League side narrowly avoided relegation from Division 2B on the final weekend of action in Derby after finishing joint-bottom with Ulster.

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