SWIMMING: Fenton breaks City record in capturing double gold

8:00am Saturday 21st June 2014

City of Oxford’s girls were in medal-winning form in the breaststroke events over the second weekend of the South East Regional Championships in Crawley.

Natasha Fenton, 11, took gold in both the 200m (2mins 53.57secs) and 100m (1.21.33) breaststroke, breaking the club record in the latter and securing national qualifying times with both swims.

Maia Little, 13, won gold in the 100m breaststroke in 1.17.11 and silver in the 200m breaststroke in 2.47.93.

Younger sister Delphine, 11, won silver in the 100m freestyle in a club record of 1.06.53.

Bicester Blue Fins’ Freddie Ashley-Sparks also secured a double success.

The 11-year-old won the 100m and 200m butterfly titles in club record times.

He also broke records in the 200m individual medley and 400m freestyle.

Maddy Powell, ten, became regional champion in the 400m individual medley in a club age group record time.

She also picked up silver in the 200m freestyle and bronze in the 200m individual medley.

On the way to securing a top-ten finish, Lottie Wynne-Jones sliced a remarkable 12 seconds off the club 11-year-old 200m freestyle record and 11 seconds off the 200m individual medley mark.

Daniel McNamara was Abingdon Vale’s most successful competitor.

The 11-year-old secured silver medals in the 100m freestyle, with a time of 1min 05.94secs, and the 100m butterfly (1.15.89).

He also came fourth in the 200m backstroke (2.42.03) and seventh in the 400m freestyle (5.08.17).

The Witney & District SC member won the 17-24 age group title in all three backstroke events (50m, 100m and 200m), setting new master long-course club, county and regional records and Great Britain records along the way.

Other medals for the Witney team came from Graham Cable, who picked up silver in the 30-34 year breaststroke and bronze in the 200m breaststroke, while Matt Everett also claimed bronze in the 30-34 year 800m freestyle.

To cap a great day at the event in Swansea, Witney’s quartet of Speare, Cable, Everett and Blan Walker became national champions in the 72yrs plus 4x50m and 4x100m relay.

United's game at Exeter called off

Oxford Mail:

10:19am Saturday 6th February 2016

OXFORD United's Sky Bet League Two game at Exeter City has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Sam Slocombe set to return for trip to Exeter City

Oxford Mail:

10:00am Saturday 6th February 2016

SAM Slocombe is set to take over between the sticks as Oxford United make the trip to Exeter City in Sky Bet League Two this afternoon (3).

Sercombe looking forward to Exeter return, but focused on an Oxford win

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 6th February 2016

LIAM Sercombe expects an emotional return to Exeter City today but insists he is focused on one thing – an Oxford United victory.

TABLE TENNIS: Reece Chamdal lands four titles at Oxford League's junior tournament

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 6th February 2016

Reece Chamdal, the 15th ranked English cadet, dominated the Oxford & District League’s junior tournament at Kidlington Forum.

TABLE TENNIS: Jeff Rigby stars as Bicester A stun Forum A in Oxford League

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8:30am Saturday 6th February 2016

Forum A suffered a shock defeat when losing 8-2 to Bicester A in Division 1 of the Oxford & District League.

ICE HOCKEY: Oxford City Stars and MK Thunder vie for John Cartwright Trophy

Oxford Mail:

8:20am Saturday 6th February 2016

Oxford City Stars and MK Thunder will compete for the John Cartwright Trophy in their English League South Division 1 match at Oxpens tomorrow.

ANGLING: Chris Webb finishes on top in Masons' match

Oxford Mail: Bingley Angling Club member Phill Andrews' 5lb 12oz chub from the River Wharfe

7:50am Saturday 6th February 2016

CHRIS Webb came out on top in the Mason’s match at Aristotle Lane.

MOTORSPORT: Young Didcot karter Elliot Harvey wins second round at Trent Valley

Oxford Mail:

7:50am Saturday 6th February 2016

Elliot Harvey roared to victory in the second round of the Trent Valley Karting Club’s Winter Championship at PF International Kart Circuit, Brandon.

SNOOKER & BILLIARDS: Young Hasan Ali puts Oracle F in Oxford League's Simonds Cup final

Oxford Mail: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

7:00am Saturday 6th February 2016

Hasan Ali was the star as Oracle F defeated Oracle D 4-2 in the semi-finals of the Gentworks Oxford & District Snooker League’s Simonds Cup.

CRICKET: Defending champions Sandford St Martin lose Banbury Indoor league opener

Oxford Mail: cricket generic

7:00am Saturday 6th February 2016

Sandford St Martin made an inauspicious start to the defence of their Banbury Indoor League Division 1 title when they lost by two wickets to Hook Norton.

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