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New Olympic-standard centre for gymnastics being built near Leamington

A new Olympic-standard centre for gymnasts is currently being built near Leamington.

Scott Easterlow remains frustrated by Racing Club's lack of action.

Waterlogged pitches are taking their toll on Racers

The wet weather continues to hamper Racing Club Warwick’s charge up the Midland League Divison One table, with last Saturday’s trip to Leicester Road and Wednesday evening’s clash at Atherstone both falling victim to waterlogged pitches.

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Natalie Bhangal closes in on the finish line at the Draycote 10k.

Bhangal has the wind in her sails ahead of London

Leamington C&AC’s Natalie Bhangal continued her London Marathon preparations with first lady and a course best at a gusty Draycote Water 10k on Sunday.

Leamington C&AC's women line-up ahead of the start in Wolverhampton.

Edwards masters the Midlands League to lead Leamington to gold

Leamington C&AC’s masters’ ladies comfortably held on to top spot at the weekend to claim the gold medal in the Midlands Ladies Cross Country League, with Kelly Edwards picking up individual gold.

Mikkel Andresen scored the match-winning try as Kenilworth edged past Spartans.

Late, late try from Andresen seals final berth for Ks

Kenilworth overcame a strong and competitive Spartans side on Sunday to reach the final of the Warwickshire Shield with a last-gasp 21-19 victory at Old Coventrians, writes Bruce Doe.

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Lillington receive the Division 3B trophy from the chair of Table Tennis England Sandra Deaton. Picture submitted

Lillington Free Church boys in top Form to claim British title

Lillington Free Church’s boys won Division 3B by the narrowest of margins after a superb victory over Formby in their final Junior British League match of the campaign.

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Liam Canavan draws Brakes level. Pictures: Morris Troughton

Canavan cameo is full of incident

It looked like the kind of happy accident that turns a season when Liam Canavan came on to score with his very first touch, writes Paul Okey.

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Brakes boss Paul Holleran is sent to the stands. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Holleran accepts self-control must come from the top

Leamington boss Paul Holleran admitted he should set a better example to his players after being sent to the stands during his side’s visit to North Ferriby last Saturday.

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An overworked Keith Distin pulls off another save in Khalsa 2nds' 8-0 defeat at the hands of Beeston. Picture: Morris Troughton

Khalsa’s faint promotion hopes ended with defeat at Bournville

Khalsa’s title hopes evaporated last Saturday with a 5-3 defeat at Bournville.

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Leamington players wait in anticipation for the ball to come their way. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Leamington inflict more misery on struggling Old Yardleians

Leamington maintained fifth place in the table with a businesslike performance at rock-bottom, but nevertheless, spirited Old Yardleians.

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Silhillians and Kenilworth battle it out in a mudbath at Warwick Road. Picture: Willie Whitesmith

Silhillians adapt to the mudbath conditions better than Kenilworth

Kenilworth travelled to Silhillians on Saturday and suffered a 15-7 Midlands Two West (South) defeat in muddy conditions at Warwick Road, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Kenilworth Runners' Gail Audhali and Shani Samarasekera after the Stoneleigh Christmas Reindeer 10k.

Kenilworth duo second and third in Reindeer 10k

Kenilworth Runners’ Gail Audhali and Shani Samarasekera finished second and third ladies, respectively, in the Stoneleigh Christmas Reindeer 10k on Sunday.

Anna Turney (38) and Ellen Fraser (36) shone in Bears' win over the Warriors.

Bears show plenty of heart in tough weekend

Warwickshire Bears coach Tom Masterson paid tribute to the strength of his side after they suffered a full house of defeats in the second round of the BWB Women’s League in Nottingham.

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Sean Leahy

Leahy earns glowing praise after taking on seasoned duo

Fitzpatrick’s boxer Sean Leahy reached the Midlands final of the England Boxing National Youth Championships last Friday before bowing out of the competition two days later.

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Kelly Sibley celebrates her bronze medal alongside Danny Reed in Glasgow.

Sibley targets more medals at fourth Commonwealth Games

Kelly Sibley will compete in her fourth Commonwealth Games after being named in the England squad to travel to Australia.

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Tom Oliphant

Oliphant signs for British Touring Car giants Ciceley

Tom Oliphant will make an exciting graduation into the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) this season after signing a deal to compete in the biggest race series in the UK with Ciceley Motorsport.

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Warwick Racecourse owes a debt to Warwick Castle according to general manager Andre Klein.

Kingmaker aims to keep up Long Run of classy winners

The Gentleman’s Raceday, featuring the Kingmaker Chase, is one of the highlights of the racing year at Warwick and there are plenty of prizes to be won both on and off the track on Saturday, writes David Hucker.

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Peter Frazier with the Olympic Torch ahead of London 2012.

Transplant Games are a real lifesaver - Frazier

Heathcote-based Peter Frazier is delighted to see the Westfield Health British Transplant Games return to his home city of Birmingham for the first time in 19 years, having been involved with the games since 1979.

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Brakes boss Paul Holleran is sent to the stands. Pictures: Sally Ellis

Ten-man Brakes frustrated at Ferriby

A point was not the result Brakes would have wanted or needed from a long trip up to North Ferriby United but it was what they were forced to settle for after a dour clash on a miserable February afternoon against an ultimately doomed but rejuvenated home side, writes Paul Edwards.

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Free Church B's Jack Green beat Ron Vose to stave off the whitewash in his side's clash with St George's B.

St George’s B overwhelm Free Church B to consolidate top spot

St George’s B reinforced their hold on top spot in Division One of the Leamington League with a 9-1 win over Free Church B, writes Phil John.

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