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COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Watson: How I beat pain barrier to win bronze

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Ben Watson has revealed he won Commonwealth Games bronze despite having a stress fracture to his right shin.

Outsider Dan was confident of his chances

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

Dan Rivers admitted he came in under the radar to secure a Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Commonwealth medal heroes go back to school

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

DIDCOT duo Dan Rivers and Ben Watson were flying the flag at their old school yesterday as they reflected on their Commonwealth Games triumphs.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Gilkes masterminds bowls joy

Oxford Mail: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Oxfordshire's Gail Gilkes was at the heart of England’s women’s lawn bowls team, who won three medals at Glasgow 2014, writes STUART WEIR.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shipperley finds a silver lining in final heartache

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

Oxfordshire's Zoe Shipperley was left with mixed emotions after she and her England women’s hockey teammates suffered the cruellest of defeats in the final at Glasgow 2014 on Saturday night, writes STUART WEIR.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Douglas's medal dream dashed by back injury

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Monday 4th August 2014

The back injury which hampered Nathan Douglas’s qualification for the triple jump ultimately proved his undoing in Saturday’s final, writes STUART WEIR.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's silver agony for Shipperley and England

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire's Zoe Shipperley

10:06pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

ZOE Shipperley and her England women's teammates were cruelly denied hockey gold at Glasgow 2014 tonight.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Douglas is happy man after grabbing final berth

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Oxford City’s triple jumper Nathan Douglas expressed his relief after qualifying for tonight’s final in Glasgow, writes STUART WEIR.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Oxon ace Shipperley has sights on gold glory

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Oxfordshire's Zoe Shipperley was lost for words after she helped England beat New Zealand 3-1 in a thrilling penalty shoot-out yesterday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Thrilled Fox relishing Australia showdown

Oxford Mail: Final four: England’s Dan Fox in action against Belgium at the Rabobank World Cup. Picture: ADY KERRY

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Former Oxford University student Dan Fox could barely conceal his delight after he helped England men’s hockey team set up a last-four clash with Australia tomorrow following yesterday’s 3-1 win against Canada, writes Stuart Weir.

Commonwealth Games: Brilliant bronze for Didcot's Ben Watson

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

BEN Watson secured Didcot’s third medal at Glasgow 2014 with a fantastic weighlifting bronze last night.

Commonwealth Games: Dream comes true for Shipperley

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

ZOE Shipperley reflected on a dream come true after helping England reach the women’s hockey semi-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's Rivers of gold for Dan

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Shooter Dan Rivers said it was an amazing feeling to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal at Glasgow 2014.

Commonwealth Games: Watson aiming to lift crown

Oxford Mail: Ben Watson just missed out on a place in 2010

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

BEN Watson will look to convert his English title into a Commonwealth Games medal tonight.

Commonwealth Games: England pays price for lack of finishing power

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

HANNAH England admitted she did not have enough finishing speed after fading to seventh place in the 1500m final last night.

Commonwealth Games: Fox frustrated as hockey team lose

Oxford Mail: hockey - field

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DAN Fox was left frustrated as England’s men’s hockey team lost 2-1 to New Zealand.

Commonwealth Games: Clarke trails in last

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Lawrence Clarke had a final to forget as he finished last in the 110m hurdles.

Live COMMONWEALTH GAMES: July 29 live action

Oxford Mail: Oxford City's Hannah England

8:28am Tuesday 29th July 2014

All the action involving Oxfordshire competitors at Glasgow 2014

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shooter Rivers strikes gold

Oxford Mail: Dan Rivers, 21, attended an Olympic Ambitions programme in London

4:37pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

DIDCOT shooter Dan Rivers has won a gold medal at Glasgow 2014 this afternoon.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Hooker's happy Hampden memories

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Daniel Hooker said he may retire after finishing seventh in the T37 100m final.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Buoyant England elated at securing spot in final

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Hannah England was delighted to qualify automatically for tonight’s 1500m final after only scraping through in past championships.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Clarke sets sights on hurdling glory

Oxford Mail: Lawrence Clarke is feeling fit again, but admitted his injuries did force him to consider an early retirement

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oxfordshire hurdler Lawrence Clarke is also going for a medal today.

Live COMMONWEALTH GAMES: July 28 live action

Oxford Mail: Oxford City's Hannah England

10:03am Monday 28th July 2014

All the Oxfordshire action from Glasgow 2014 where Hannah England begins her 1,500m campaign

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England reaches 1,500m final

Oxford Mail: Hannah England  with captain British team

1:11pm Monday 28th July 2014

OXFORD'S Hannah England reached tomorrow night's 1,500m final at Glasgow 2014 after finishing fourth in a surprisingly quick heat today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: French rues just missing out on gold medal

Oxford Mail:

9:20am Monday 28th July 2014

Matt French admitted he had been unlucky to secure only a silver medal at Glasgow 2014.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England ready to launch bid

Oxford Mail: Hannah England

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Oxford's Hannah England begins her quest for glory in the 1,500m heats at Hampden Park today.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Oxford's Matt French wins shooting silver medal

Oxford Mail:

3:14pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Oxford-born clay pigeon shooter Matt French has won a silver medal at Glasgow 2014.

SHOOTING: Hot-shot Rivers delighted with Commonwealth bronze

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

Dan Rivers admitted he has never been under so much pressure after winning a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games yesterday.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: It's bronze for Rivers

Oxford Mail:

2:59pm Friday 25th July 2014

DIDCOT’S Dan Rivers has won a bronze medal in the 10m air rifle final at Glasgow 2014.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Rivers reaches final with record score

Oxford Mail:

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

DIDCOT’S Dan Rivers has qualfied for this afternoon’s men’s 10m air rifle final at Glasgow 2014 with a Commonwealth Games record score.

HOCKEY: Shipperley on a high as England start with win

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Friday 25th July 2014

ZOE Shipperley described her Commonwealth Games debut as unreal after helping England beat Wales 2-0 in their women’s hockey opener, writes STUART WEIR.

CYCLING: John Paul suffers early exit

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 25th July 2014

TRACK cyclist John Paul, Oxfordshire sportsman of the year in 2011, was knocked out in the men’s sprint qualifying.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Didcot duo are out to make big impression

Oxford Mail:

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: Clarke keeping focused for Glasgow

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

LAWRENCE Clarke will not allow himself to look beyond the Commonwealth Games as he prepares for two championships in three weeks.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: England out to shine on national service

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

HANNAH England will not take making the final for granted when she competes in the 1,500m at Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Chance encounter set Rivers on course

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WHEN Dan Rivers was first introduced to target shooting aged 13 at a fair with his grandad, he couldn’t have imagined it would one day lead to the Commonwealth Games, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Douglas delight

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OXFORD City triple jumper Nathan Douglas has had to shrug off a series of injury setbacks to make the England team.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Buoyant French's medal tilt

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OAKLEY’S Matt French will compete in the double trap event as part of England’s 12-strong clay target shooting team.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Blues are set to run

Oxford Mail: Ben Moreau

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THREE former Oxford University students will be competing as part of the Glasgow 2014 athletics programme.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Paul's back on track

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

FORMER Oxfordshire sportsman of the year John Paul is gearing up for his second Commonwealth Games as part of Scotland’s track cycling team.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Shipperley heads up Oxon trio

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THREE hockey players with Oxfordshire connections will be representing the home nations in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Watson's targeting top five

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WEIGHTLIFTER Ben Watson can’t wait to get going in Glasgow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Mitchell eyes up title bid

Oxford Mail: Marriott London Sevens

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ENGLAND rugby sevens captain Tom Mitchell believes they can dethrone the All Blacks and claim their first Commonwealth gold.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: James in final aim

Oxford Mail: Close up of swimmer for sport

5:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

SWIMMER James Jurkiewicz believes he can make a final at Glasgow 2014.

ATHLETICS: Clarke feels ready for bold bid

Oxford Mail: Athletics hurdler

8:50am Monday 21st July 2014

LAWRENCE Clarke completed his preparations for the Commonwealth Games with a fourth-placed finish at the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at Horse Guards Parade yesterday, writes STUART WEIR.

SHOOTING: Shooter Rivers hoping to impress in Glasgow

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Friday 18th July 2014

Didcot marksman Dan Rivers is targeting a place on the podium at his first Commonwealth Games this summer in Glasgow.






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