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PARALYMPICS: Baker's delight at double gold

Oxford Mail: Golden girl Natasha Baker poses with her horse, Cabral

10:00am Tuesday 4th September 2012

Dressage star Natasha Baker, who trains at Milton-under-Wychwood, admitted that winning her second gold medal was beyond her wildest dreams, writes STUART WEIR.

PARALYMPICS: Baker's glory

Oxford Mail: Natasha Baker

10:30am Monday 3rd September 2012

Natasha Baker, who trains with Emile Faurie at Milton-under-Wychwood, decribed striking gold in the individual Grade 2 dressage as “amazing”.

PARALYMPICS: Lily 'ecstatic' at gold strike

Oxford Mail: Cox Lily van den Broecke (right) celebrates with her crew of (from left) Pamela Relph, Naomi Riches, David Smith and James Roe

10:20am Monday 3rd September 2012

OXFORD cox Lily van den Broecke was “ecstatic” with joy after steering Great Britain to gold at Eton Dorney. The 20-year-old, from Headington, guided the legs, trunks and arms (LTA) mixed four to a thrilling victory over Germany yesterday.

OLYMPICS: Time of our lives

Oxford Mail: Oxford’s Andrew Triggs Hodge (left) and his men’s four colleagues salute the passionate home crowd after rowing to a gold medal at Eton Dorney

12:00pm Wednesday 15th August 2012

Ed Mezzetti, who covered London 2012 for the Oxford Mail, reflects on a golden Games for Britain and Oxfordshire

OLYMPICS: Clarke happy at family gamble

Oxford Mail: Lawrence Clarke

12:00pm Wednesday 15th August 2012

OXFORDSHIRE’S rising star, Lawrence Clarke, was one of Britain’s athletics surprises with his fourth place in the 110m hurdles final.

OLYMPICS: How Oxfordshire's competitors fared

Oxford Mail: Zac Purchase (left) and Mark Hunter get their silver medals

12:00pm Wednesday 15th August 2012


HOCKEY: Sarah delighted with bronze medal

Oxford Mail: Sarah Thomas celebrates with team-mate Crista Cullen

10:00am Saturday 11th August 2012

Oxfordshire's Sarah Thomas reflected on a crazy two days after helping Great Britain’s women to a hockey bronze at London 2012.

Live Olympics August 10

2:39pm Friday 10th August 2012

Women's hockey bronze medal play-off

OLYMPICS: Clarke - Bring on Rio

Oxford Mail: Lawrence Clarke

9:50am Friday 10th August 2012

LAWRENCE Clarke has set his sights on Olympic gold after his superb fourth place in the 110m hurdles final.

OLYMPICS: Hannah staying upbeat

Oxford Mail: Hannah England

9:30am Friday 10th August 2012

OXFORD’S Hannah England hopes her Olympic pain can spur her on to bigger and better things.

OLYMPICS: Clarke urges coach to carry on

10:40am Friday 10th August 2012

OXFORDSHIRE 110m hurdler Lawrence Clarke has urged veteran coach Malcolm Arnold not to retire but lead him to Olympic glory.

OLYMPICS: Thomas bids for bronze

10:30am Friday 10th August 2012

OXFORDSHIRE’S Sarah Thomas goes for a bronze medal today as Britain’s women’s hockey team take on New Zealand at 3.30.

OLYMPICS: Clarke can't believe fourth place in final

Oxford Mail: OLYMPICS: Clarke can't believe fourth place in final

9:30am Thursday 9th August 2012

Lawrence Clarke was struggling to come to terms with what he achieved after finishing fourth in the Olympic 110m hurdles final.

OLYMPICS: Injury took its toll, says sad England

Oxford Mail: Oxford's Hannah England trails in ninth in her 1500m semi-final

9:20am Thursday 9th August 2012

Hannah England said her Achilles injury had ultimately cost her a place in the Olympic 1,500m final.

Live Olympics August 8

5:38pm Wednesday 8th August 2012

Tonight's athletics action

ATHLETICS: Clarke relieved to make final

Oxford Mail: Lawrence Clarke qualifies for the semi-final

10:00am Wednesday 8th August 2012

Lawrence Clarke said he had gone from tears to cheers after reaching the Olympic 110m hurdles semi-finals.

WINDSURFING: Shaw smiles through

10:00am Wednesday 8th August 2012

Bryony Shaw, who learned her windsurfing at Farmoor Reservoir while growing up in Oxford, was quick to look on the bright side after failing to sneak a medal – admitting she deserved to leave the Olympic regatta in Weymouth empty-handed.

Live Olympics August 7

9:10am Tuesday 7th August 2012

Athletics action

OLYMPICS: Clarke reaches semi-final

11:08am Tuesday 7th August 2012

OXFORDSHIRE'S Lawrence Clarke reached the Olympic 110m hurdles semi-finals today with a solid display.

Hannah seals semi-final spot in style

Oxford Mail: Hannah England salutes the fans after reaching the 1,500m semi-final

9:00am Tuesday 7th August 2012

Hannah England felt she was back where she belonged after reaching the Olympic 1,500m semi-finals.

Live Olympics August 6

11:00am Monday 6th August 2012

Athletics action

OLYMPICS: England eases into semi-finals

12:45pm Monday 6th August 2012

OXFORD City ace Hannah England reached the Olympic 1,500m semi-finals today after finishing fifth in her heat.

Triggs Hodge revels in golden glory

Oxford Mail: Triggs Hodge revels in golden glory

9:50am Monday 6th August 2012

OXFORD'S Andy Triggs Hodge revealed the pressure Britain’s men’s four felt under before winning their Olympic gold medal.

Hannah England ready for action

9:00am Monday 6th August 2012

OXFORD City ace Hannah England will be something of an unknown quantity when she begins her Olympic 1,500m campaign in the heats today (11.50).

Injury heartache for Yamauchi

10:40am Monday 6th August 2012

OXFORD’S Mara Yamauchi was in tears after pulling out of the Olympic Marathon due to a heel injury.

Purchase and Hunter have mixed feelings over silver

Oxford Mail: Zac Purchase (left) and Mark Hunter show off their silver medals after their brave display in the lightweight men’s double sculls

10:00am Monday 6th August 2012

IT may have come as little consolation, but a silver medal for Wallingford’s Zac Purchase and Leander’s Mark Hunter completed Britain’s most successful rowing Olympics.

Shaw keeps slim medal hopes alive

9:20am Monday 6th August 2012

WINDSURFER Bryony Shaw achieved her best result of the Games yesterday – but needs to do similar tomorrow to make the final.

Olympics August 5

10:24am Sunday 5th August 2012

Action from the women's marathon

Olympics August 4

9:07am Saturday 4th August 2012

Rowing action from Dorney Lake

OLYMPICS: Yamauchi pulls out of marathon

11:48am Sunday 5th August 2012

OXFORD'S Mara Yamauchi has pulled out of today's Olympic Marathon due to injury.

OLYMPICS: Triggs Hodge salutes golden masterpiece

Oxford Mail: Andrew Triggs Hodge leads the celebrations at the finish

3:45pm Saturday 4th August 2012

OXFORD'S Andrew Triggs Hodge today hailed Britain's men's fours Olympic gold-medal winning race as a masterpiece.

OLYMPICS: Silver medal tears for Purchase and Hunter

Oxford Mail: Mark Hunter (left) and Zac Purchase with their silver on the podium

3:57pm Saturday 4th August 2012

BRITAIN'S men's lightweight double sculls crew of Wallingford's Zac Purchase and Leander's Mark Hunter felt they let the nation down today by 'only' winning silver.

OLYMPICS: Harrison ninth in triathlon

11:32am Saturday 4th August 2012

JESSICA Harrison finished ninth in the women's triathlon at London 2012 today.

OLYMPICS: Gold for Oxford rower

1:21pm Saturday 4th August 2012

OXFORD'S Andrew Triggs Hodge and his men's four crew won Olympic gold at Eton Dorney today.

OLYMPICS: Watkins strikes gold

Oxford Mail: Anna Watkins and Katherine Grainger get the gold.

1:14pm Friday 3rd August 2012

OXFORDSHIRE rower Anna Watkins struck Olympic gold at Eton Dorney today.

ROWING: Chambers brothers salute the fans

Oxford Mail: GB's lightweight four hail the fans

10:00am Friday 3rd August 2012

Great Britain’s lightweight men’s four were taken aback by the sheer volume of support they received during and after winning their silver medal.

ROWING: Triggs Hodge will take it to the limit

9:10am Friday 3rd August 2012

Oxford's Andy Triggs Hodge said Australia should prepare for a real battle in Friday's men’s fours final after stroking Great Britain to semi-final success.

Olympics August 3

10:18am Friday 3rd August 2012

Rowing action from Eton Dorney

Olympics August 2

9:31am Thursday 2nd August 2012

Rowing action from Eton Dorney

OLYMPICS: Silver medal for Chambers brothers

2:40pm Thursday 2nd August 2012

A SILVER medal for Richard and Peter Chambers in the men's lightweight four was the highlight for Oxfordshire rowers at Eton Dorney today.

ROWING: Bronze medal not enough for Louloudis

Oxford Mail: Oxford University's Constantine Louloudis (left) is shattered after finishing third in the men's eights

9:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

Oxford University student Stan Louloudis said Great Britain’s men’s eight were left gutted by only winning a bronze medal at Eton Dorney on Wednesday.

ROWING & WINDSURFING: Leander trio make GB history

11:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

Tere was another piece of history made at Eton Dorney on Wednesdat when Britain’s men’s quad, featuring three Leander Club members, reached their final.

ROWING: Coach plays down role in pairs gold

Oxford Mail: Robin Williams

11:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

The Oxfordshire coach behind Britain’s first gold medal of London 2012 played down his own role in their success.

ROWING: Over and out as Flood calls it a day

Oxford Mail: Fran Houghton (left) and Debbie Flood trail in sixth in the quadruple sculls final

10:00am Thursday 2nd August 2012

Twenty minutes after Britain’s first gold of the Games, there was bitter disappointment for Oxfordshire’s Fran Houghton and Debbie Flood in the quadruple sculls final.

Live Olympics August 1

Oxford Mail: Gold medal pair Helen Glover,  and (s) Heather Stanning

9:43am Wednesday 1st August 2012

Rowing action from Eton Dorney

OLYMPICS: First medal for Oxfordshire athletes

2:07pm Wednesday 1st August 2012

THERE was a first medal for Oxfordshire athletes at London 2012 today with the rowing men's eight winning bronze.

Chambers brothers stay on course for gold medal

Oxford Mail: The Chambers brothers in sunglasses, Peter (left) and Richard on the way to victory in the semi-final

9:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

Richard Chambers believes GB’s lightweight men’s four have shown their Olympic gold medal credentials.

GB eight lited by gymnastics heroes

Oxford Mail: Cox Caroline O'Connor bellows out encouragement to the GB eight

10:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

Katie Greves says Britain’s women’s eight should be inspired by their gymnastic colleagues after reaching the Olympic final at Eton Dorney on Tuesday.

Shaw recovers after capsize

10:00am Wednesday 1st August 2012

Windsurfer Bryony Shaw, who was brought up in Oxford, says she is still on course to claim back-to-back Olympic medals despite seeing the start of her campaign hampered by a dip in the sea in Tuesday’s heats.

Live Olympics July 31

9:46am Tuesday 31st July 2012

Today's rowing action from Eton Dorney

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