Oxford's Hannah England begins her quest for glory in the 1,500m heats at Hampden Park today.
The 27-year-old Oxford City star and 2011 world silver medallist races for England in heat one at 12.20pm.
Her opponents include home favourite Laura Muir and Kenya’s Helen Obiri, but England will be confident of a top-four finish to guarantee a spot in tomorrow night’s final.
Heat two includes England’s teammates, Laura Weightman and Jemma Simpson, with the former topping the UK rankings.
Lawrence Clarke, from Christmas Common, goes in the 110m hurdles tomorrow, while Oxford City triple jumper Nathan Douglas begins his campaign on Friday.
Didcot rifle-shooter Dan Rivers will go for a second medal in today’s prone competition after winning bronze in the 10m air rifle on Friday.
OXFORDSHIRE COMPETITORS IN ACTION TODAY
10.45: Dan Rivers (England) prone qualifying (final 1.45pm).
10.51: James Jurkiewicz (Guernsey) 200m backstroke heat 3.
12.20: Hannah England – 1,500m heat 1.
2pm: Zoe Shipperley (England) v Australia.
4pm: Emma Batten (Wales) v Scotland.
11.11am: Daniel Hooker (England) T37 100m heat 2 (final 8.40pm).
12:39pm Thursday 11th February 2016
OXFORD United have sold 7,500 tickets for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy final at Wembley.
9:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
MICHAEL Appleton has warned Oxford United fans to strap themselves in for a rollercoaster final third of the season.
8:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
OXFORD United will look to bolster only their strikeforce during the emergency loan window – barring injuries.
8:40am Thursday 11th February 2016
Didcot super-middleweight Gavin Lissenden believes the best is yet to come after claiming his first major title.
7:50am Thursday 11th February 2016
The ‘Town Team’ beat Oxford and Oxford Brookes universities in the first Triangular Contest sporting challenge.
7:30am Thursday 11th February 2016
JONATHAN Cornish continued his fine form to win the fourth round of the Oxford Mail Cross Country League with a dominant display at Cirencester Park.
7:10am Thursday 11th February 2016
Berinsfield's lead at the top of Buildbase Oxford & District League Section 1 was cut to four points as they were held to a 3-3 draw at Headington Conservative Club.
7:00am Thursday 11th February 2016
Dave Larham is looking forward to his new job as Oxfordshire rugby’s development officer.
9:30am Wednesday 10th February 2016
MICHAEL Appleton has called on goalkeeper Sam Slocombe to bounce back after his two errors cost Oxford United victory over Mansfield Town.
9:00am Wednesday 10th February 2016
LOUIS Bloomfield struck within eight seconds of kick-off as North Berks League Division 1 leaders Saxton Rovers stretched their lead at the top to nine points with a 5-0 win at Long Wittenham Athletic, writes PHIL ANNETS.