AQUATHON: Oxford trio win gold

7:40am Saturday 14th June 2014

A TRIO of Oxford Tri athletes returned with gold medals from the Aquathon European Championships in Germany.

Rachel Bell, Janette Cardy and Jane Bell all won their respective age groups at the event, held in Cologne.

Rachel Bell triumphed in the 30-34 age category, with Cardy taking first place in the 40-44 event and Jane Bell winning the 55-59 competition.

Rachel finished almost two minutes ahead of fellow Brit Anna Price in a time of 42mins 55secs.

Jane triumphed in a time of 41.07.

However, Cardy’s success was the most poignant, coming three years after she had a stroke.

The Witney resident completed the 1km open water swim and the 5km run in 38.28 to hold off fellow Brit Judy Prior by ten seconds.

Cardy is now targeting success in the World Championships in Edmonton, Canada in August.

“I feel very motivated and I am training harder than ever,” Cardy said.

“I love it and feel grateful to be given a second chance.”

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SAM Long scored a hat-trick as Oxford United's development side ran out 10-1 winners at Abingdon Town.

Oxford United boss sets deadline for new signings

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9:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

HEAD coach Michael Appleton wants to get most of Oxford United’s summer signings completed before they face Wolverhampton Wanderers next week.

ATHLETICS: England shines in the rain

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8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

OXFORD’S Hannah England provided the star turn in the British Milers’ Club (BMC) Grand Prix at Iffley Road.

ATHLETICS: Curtis eyes up Olympic progression

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8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

FREDDIE Curtis hopes this week’s World Junior Championships can be a springboard to Rio 2016 qualification.

BOWLS: Unstoppable Sykes seals hat-trick on day of drama

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7:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

MARK Sykes continued his impressive run in the two wood final to complete a hat-trick of titles.

BAR BILLIARDS: Masons grab whitewash to close the gap

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Masons took full advantage of a surprise defeat by leaders Didcot Conservative Club to close in at the top of the Oxford Summer League Group A table.

BOWLS: Ton up for quartet as Headington edge closer

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

DIVISION 1 leaders Headington were one of four teams to rack up centuries in a high-scoring week in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Didcot duo are out to make big impression

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Weightlifter Ben Watson and shooter Dan Rivers, both from Didcot, are relishing the prospect of competing in their first Commonwealth Games. The duo spoke to Matthew Bruce in a special interview at their old school, St Birinus

ATHLETICS: Bruce in Hornton cruise

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

DAVID Bruce held off James Bolton to come home a clear winner at the Hornton Classic 6.

ATHLETICS: Alchester are prize guys

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7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

ALCHESTER had a prize bonanza at the Waddesdon Manor Summer 5K.

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