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BOA hits back at Team GB athletes in Olympic sponsorship row

BOA hits back at Team GB athletes in Olympic sponsorship row

The British Olympic Association has entered into a legal dispute with its own athletes as a row over marketing rights looks set to overshadow the countdown to Tokyo 2020. In an unprecedented statement the BOA said it was “dismayed” by “ongoing legal...

Guardian, Tuesday, 18:57
 
Silverware in the bag for Spa Striders

Silverware in the bag for Spa Striders

SPA Striders travelled en masse to the Cotswolds and were successful in their bid for silverware at the Broadway Marathon and Half Marathon. Chris McKeown was triumphant in the half marathon, crossing the line in first in an hour and 37 minutes, while...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Warwick fall to last-gasp defeat

Warwick fall to last-gasp defeat

A LAST-GASP goal from Stratford handed Warwick a 3-2 defeat in the men’s Midlands Division One derby. Chris Roberts’ side were unable to deal with a Stratford side that pressed high up the pitch and dominated the early exchanges, leaving little...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Brakes go Marching on into Senior Cup quarter-finals

Brakes go Marching on into Senior Cup quarter-finals

JOSH March’s stoppage-time winner ensured defending champions Leamington kept their Birmingham Senior Cup aspirations on track at the expense of BanburyUnited. The Brakes were 2-1 down at half time in Tuesday night’s tie but managed to instigate a...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Cubs made to lick wounds after opening defeats

Cubs made to lick wounds after opening defeats

WARWICKSHIRE Bears Cubs head coach Adrian Taber says he is excited to see the growth of his young team despite twice falling to defeat on Sunday. The Cubs were ousted 32-31 by Swansea Fletchlings and 79-31 in a more one-sided defeat to reigning...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Allen and Davidson lead the way for Striders

Allen and Davidson lead the way for Striders

IAN Allen made history after becoming the first Spa Striders member to claim an outright win at a cross country league event last weekend. The men’s A and B teams finished joint fourth in the second event of the season in Division Two of the...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Warwick settle for point

Warwick settle for point

DEPLETED Warwick earned a hard-fought 1-1 draw in Men’s Midlands Division One against Hampton-in-Arden last weekend. With the hosts sitting ninth in the table, clear of the sides below them but in close proximity to the sides above, the incentive to...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Striders set the pace at Silverstone

Striders set the pace at Silverstone

SPA Striders tore up the famous Silverstone track, albeit on foot, at the Run Silverstone event on Sunday. Luke Bennett dipped below the one hour, 30 minute mark for the first time in his career in the half marathon, crossing the line in 1:29:23,...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Cleary's boxers Harris and Williams battle injury to reign supreme

Cleary's boxers Harris and Williams battle injury to reign supreme

INJURY did not stand in the way of Cleary’s boxer Matthew Harris after winning on points against previously unbeaten Cameron Jones in Willenhall on Saturday. The 19-year-old super heavyweight, who stands at six foot and eight inches, edged the bout by...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Old Boys sent packing as Old Leams claim victory

Old Boys sent packing as Old Leams claim victory

OLD Leamingtonians are up to eighth in Midlands Three West (South) after seeing off Stoke Old Boys 20-10 at The Crofts. The hosts, like Woodrush, only needed three minutes to open the scoring, as Adam Stannard flew past the visitors defence to touch...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Telford trip reward for seeing off Moors

Telford trip reward for seeing off Moors

THE Brakes have been rewarded for their slender victory over Spennymoor Town with a trip to another National League North rival in AFC Telford United in the first round of the FA Trophy. A 2-1 win at the Phillips 66 Community Stadium, courtesy of...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Victory at sixth attempt for Spartans

Victory at sixth attempt for Spartans

LEAMINGTON Spartans’ second team finally claimed their first win in Division Two of the Warwickshire Basketball League at the sixth attempt. The maiden victory came at the expense of Nuneaton Predators’ second team, who remain winless following the...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 
Hard work will get us to where we want to be, says Masterson

Hard work will get us to where we want to be, says Masterson

HEAD coach Tom Masterson says rivals CWBA are at the level his Warwickshire Bears side aspire to be – following an 86-52 defeat on Sunday. It was the Bears’ sixth defeat in as many games in the Premier Division this season, leaving them second bottom...

Leamington Observer, Tuesday, 18:53
 

Belper Town let lead slip at Cleethorpes – report and pictures

Belper Town lost their second successive league game after Cleethorpes Town came from behind to win 2-1 at the Lindon Homes Club ground, writes Nigel Oldrini. The Nailers were looking to bounce back after their home reverse against Leek Town the...

Belper News, Tuesday, 18:52
 

Grant Black unhappy with key decision after Belper Town defeat

Grant Black was left unhappy with the match referee after Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Cleethorpes Town – the Nailers’ first away loss of the league campaign. Black labelled the decision to give an 84th minute penalty as ‘horrendous’, the spot kick being...

Belper News, Tuesday, 18:52
 


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