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

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

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

RACING: Oxfordshire trainer caught up in morphine case

Oxford Mail: The Cheka in his stable at Blewbury with trainer Eve Johnson Houghton at her end-of-season celebration

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BLEWBURY trainer Eve Johnson Houghton is the latest trainer to come forward and reveal one of her horses has tested positive for morphine.

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

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

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.

BOWLS: Seniors book places at nationals

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

6:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

SIX bowlers from Oxfordshire have qualified for the National Seniors Championships at Leamington next month.

ICE HOCKEY: Dax is back as trio sign for Stars

Oxford Mail: ice hockey

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Oxford City Stars’ squad for the new season continues to take shape with the return of Dax Hedges, an energetic young forward from the city.

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Saints back in groove with super home win

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Oxford Saints got back to winning ways with a 39-16 home victory over Sandwell Steelers in the National Central Division.

AUNT SALLY: Ruffels leads Garsington to break Six Bells' streak

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PREMIER Section leaders Six Bells C Kidlington lost for the first time this season as they were edged out in a thriller at Section 1’s Garsington Sports A, writes ANDY BEAL.

DARTS: Peachcroft stun Premier leaders

Oxford Mail: Preben Krabben

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Peachcroft Social Club, the Men’s Section 1 leaders caused a big upset with a thrilling 5-4 victory at home to Premier Section pacesetters Goodlake Arms A.

MOTORSPORT: Albert points way for Walkinshaw in the wet

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Jordan Albert secured a seventh-placed finish in the latest round of the BRDC Formula 4 Championship at a rain-hit Oulton Park International Circuit on Saturday.

RACING: Music Master calls the tune at Newbury

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

WANTAGE trainer Henry Candy could drop Music Master back to the minimum trip for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York next month after his charge swooped late to land the Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Hackwood Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

MOTORSPORT: Bottas delighted at second

Oxford Mail: Valtteri Bottas

8:20am Monday 21st July 2014

VALTTERI Bottas was delighted at his second-placed finish at yesterday’s German Grand Prix.

ATHLETICS: Super Simi retains title in Oxon's golden treble

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014


RACING: Limato turns on style

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Limato could go for the Gimcrack Stakes at York next month after completing a hat-trick in impressive style at Newbury yesterday.

BOXING: Hall gets experience of a lifetime with Kell Brook

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Windrush BC’s light bantamweight Nathan Hall, 15, had a work experience week he will never forget after he trained at the famous Ingle Gym in Sheffield.

BASKETBALL: Hoops sign 7ft 4ins giant

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Oxford City Hoops have signed former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Priest Lauderdale, who stands at a towering 7ft 4ins.

MOTORSPORT: Wolff admits to uncertainty over future

Oxford Mail: Susie Wolff

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Susie Wolff now faces “the million dollar question” as to where her Formula 1 career goes from here.

RACING: Gannon's March aim

Oxford Mail: Cathy Gannon won Listed race

8:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

Wantage-based jockey Cathy Gannon has written off her hopes of returning to the saddle this year, and will now target a comeback in March 2015 following shoulder surgery last November.

MOTORSPORT: Moody out to shine on Isle of Man return

7:40am Saturday 19th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE motorcycle racer Steve Moody is looking to do even better when returning to the Isle of Man next month – five years after he last competed in the Manx Grand Prix.

MOTORSPORT: Walkinshaw's revved up for Silverstone podium

Oxford Mail: Sean Walkinshaw in action

7:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

Chipping Norton’s Sean Walkinshaw is eyeing a push for his first podium of the EuroFormula Open campaign when rounds nine and ten take place at Silverstone this weekend.

MARTIAL ARTS: Carl's treble caps fine day for Wantage

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

Carl Davis was celebrating after winning three gold medals at the London Taekwondo Championships in Guildford.

SWIMMING: Wynne-Jones doubles up for Blue Fins

Oxford Mail: Close up of swimmer for sport

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

LOTTIE Wynne-Jones stormed to back-to-back wins as Bicester Blue Fins climbed to fifth in the Milton Keynes & District League Division 1 table by finishing third in the second round gala at Hillingdon, London.

ANGLING: Aldridge nets big bream bag for Radley triumph

Oxford Mail:

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

JOHN Aldridge caught a nice bag of bream to take the third round of the Oxford Summer League fished by seven teams of six on the Thames either side of Radley boathouse.

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.

TENNIS: County men bidding for promotion treble

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Friday 18th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE captain Jon Maskens believes he has his strongest team available ahead of next week’s Aegon Summer County Cup Group 5 campaign.

CYCLING: Rose in full bloom to take victory

Oxford Mail: generic image of a racing cyclist for the sport desk

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Oxonian's Malcolm Rose pipped Mid Oxon’s Eamon Deeley in a thrilling finish to the Beeline League Cycle Time Trial, hosted by Oxford City RC.

TENNIS: Oxon ladies looking up after thriller in Devon

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

PROMOTION from the Seniors Inter-County Leagues Division 3 remains on the cards for Oxfordshire Ladies Over 50s following a slender win over Devon at Torquay.

TENNIS: Simmons twins in medal hunt

Oxford Mail: Alex Simmons in the mixed doubles at the National Deaf Championships in Welwyn Garden City, while (inset) her twin sister Beth with her reward for finishing runner-up in the women’s singles

7:50am Friday 18th July 2014

OXFORD twins Alex and Beth Simmons will face Chinese Taipei in the United States today for a place in the final.


6:20am Friday 18th July 2014

Shotover & District (Yeovil, 9 sent 139): 1, 14, 16 B Sherman & S Wells 1496, 1463, 1457; 2, 17, 19 DSR Wiggins 1495, 1452, 1443; 3, 12, 18 R Jenkins, son & daughter 1491, 1478, 1450; 4, 5, 13 P Wells 1489 (x2), 1469; 6 M/M VT Hall 1487; 7, 8, 9 RB Clarke 1487, 1486 (x2); 10, 11, 15 K Shipperley 1482 (x2), 1461; 20 R Clarke 1397.

TENNIS: Waterson runner-up at Perry & Sinclair Championship

Oxford Mail: tennis racket hitting ball for sport

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

GILES Waterson and Chloe Elliott were the top local performers among a field of almost 500 in the Perry & Sinclair Championships at Virgin Active.

ROWING: Triggs Hodge excited by Amsterdam adventure

Oxford Mail:

4:26pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Oxford's Andy Triggs Hodge can’t wait to compete in the Netherlands after being named in Great Britain’s team for next month’s World Championships.

A race to forget, with the injuries to prove it

Oxford Mail:

11:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

Our exclusive column from the Oxfordshire MotoGP ace

ICE HOCKEY: City Stars and Oxford Mail in link-up

Oxford Mail: ice hockey

9:20am Thursday 17th July 2014

OXFORD City Stars and the Oxford Mail have joined forces ahead of the new season.

ICE HOCKEY: Oxford City Stars sign giant Canadian

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

OXFORD City Stars have secured their first signing of the summer – and it’s a big one.

BOWLS: Shiplake's triple roll back the years to reach nationals

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Three senior citizens from Shiplake Village with a combined age of 211 years booked their place at the National Championships for the first time with a stunning victory in the Oxfordshire semi-finals.

BAR BILLIARDS: Marlborough duo set the pace

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

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

BOTH Marlborough clubs lead the way in Group B of the Oxford Summer League after drawing 3-3 against each other, writes PETE EWINS.

RACING: Dancer waltzes in for Hill

Oxford Mail: Lawney Hill

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Rogue Dancer (3-1 fav) romped home by 12 lengths for Aston Rowant trainer Lawney Hill in a handicap chase at Uttoxeter yesterday, with Trevor Whelan on board.

BOWLS: Oxfordshire women in cup agony

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

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Oxfordshire Ladies suffered an agonising 33-32 defeat by Hampshire in the Walker Cup national double rink regional semi-final at Sutton, Surrey.

BOWLS: County's men cruise home

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

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Oxfordshire's men raced to an emphatic 149-86 victory over Cambridgeshire in a friendly at Kidlington.

BOWLS: Central scrape past Mills in relegation battle

Oxford Mail: Ian Whelpton’s four posted a 24-21 win to help Banbury Central to a 5-1 home victory over Witney Mills and the Division 1 title

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Banbury Central won 5-1 at home to Witney Mills in what may prove to be a pivotal match in the Division 1 relegation battle in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

AUNT SALLY: Gladiators' six-hitters fail to half gritty Garsington

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Despite boasting a triumvirate of six-hitters, Gladiators A lost out 2-1 at home to Garsington Sports A in a close Greene King Oxford & District League Premier/Section 1 game, writes ANDY BEAL.

County gearing up to host key stage in Tour of Britain

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

NOW Britain has said au revoir to the Tour de France, Oxfordshire fans are looking ahead to top cyclists racing through the county later this year.

DARTS: Villagers rip up the form book

Oxford Mail: Paulette Guy was among Nuffield Bar's winners against Florence Park A in the ladies league

7:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

EAST Oxford Conservative Club’s unbeaten record in Greene King ODDA Summer League Section 3 came to an end as they crashed to a 5-4 defeat at Village Inn.

MOTORSPORT: Dew's delight at second spot

Oxford Mail: Alex Dew on his way to his double victory at Donington Park

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

ALEX Dew raced to an impressive fifth podium of the season as he finished second in the BMW Compact Cup at Rockingham Speedway.

MOTORSPORT: Smith is in the wars

Oxford Mail: Bradley Smith starred in practice

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Oxfordshire's Bradley Smith pulled off a solid display in the afternoon practice after tough opening session ahead of Sunday’s race.

SWIMMING: Falkner secures double delight

Oxford Mail: Bicester Blue Fins show off their medals. From left: Kieran Bird, Tom Nolte, Ellie Falkner and Tom Thornley. Liam O’Brien is not in picture

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Ellie Falkner stormed to a double victory as Bicester Blue Fins’ finished third in the second Vale Cup meeting at Abingdon’s White Horse Leisure & Tennis Centre.

MOTORSPORT: Squires seals second place

Oxford Mail: Al Squires

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Al Squires achieved second in class on his debut rally, The Wolds Rally at Ludford airfield, Lincolnshire.

ANGLING: How to use hemp and tares for Thames roach

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

We're fast approaching the time of year when the roach in the Thames will be in the mood to eat small seeds, mainly hemp and tares.

GYMNASTICS: Abingdon's silver stars turn in perfect display

Oxford Mail:

7:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Abingdon GC’s girls team performed without error as they took a superb silver medal at the Southern Region Team Championships in Milton Keynes.

ANGLING: Bailey's bream is a winner

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Littlemore AS’s Jim Henwood Shield on the Thames at Medley attracted 19 anglers and it was a case of snaring an early bream before it got sunny.

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