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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.

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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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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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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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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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Old Yardleians thrashing helps to reinvigorate Kenilworth’s campaign

Kenilworth got their season back on track on Saturday with a ten-try victory over Old Yardleians at Glasshouse Lane which maintained the pressure on second-placed Malvern, writes Sophie Freestone.

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Alex Idoine scored a hat-trick as Khalsa came back from 2-0 down to beat West Bridgford.

Khalsa recover from two goals down to beat West Bridgford

Khalsa recovered from two goals down to beat relegation-threatened West Bridgford 5-3 on Saturday.

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Gareth Shuttleworth races in for Leamington's final try against Nuneaton Old Edwardians. Picture: Gina Ruyssevelt

Leamington’s attack makes light work of the heavy conditions

A seven-try haul and a bonus-point win lifted Leamington into fifth spot in the league with eight games still to play.

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Ali Farag

WarKens eye play-offs after Farag masterclass

The University of Warwick/Kenilworth Squash Premier Squash League avenged their first-half loss to Birmingham Lions at Crackley Lane last night, with a 3-2 victory topped off by a breathtaking performance from Egyptian world number three Ali Farag.

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John Mumford

Warwickshire basketball mourns death of Mumford

Warwickshire basketball is mourning the loss of one of its founders and stalwarts John Mumford who has died suddenly at home at the age of 66.

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Grandturgeon and Mr Alex Edwards clear the last fence in the Willoughby De Broke Open Hunters' Chase. Picture: www.dwprattracingphotography.co.uk

Grand old ages proves no barrier for Grandturgeon

Age proved no barrier for Grandturgeon at Warwick‘s Throwback Thursday, as the striking grey graduated from the point-to-point field in style to land his first race under Rules at the age of 11 and set up a possible tilt at the Cheltenham Festival in March, writes David Hucker.

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Anthony Joshua

Warning after boxing fans are caught off guard buying Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker tickets online

It’s the most high-profile fight of heavyweight hero Anthony Joshua’s glittering career so far – and tickets are like gold dust.

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