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SNOOKER: Costly defeat for Perry in China

Joe Perry fell at the first hurdle in the China Open in Beijing and the first round defeat means he now has to qualify for next month’s world championships.

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Jake Jarman with his coach Ben Howells.

GYMNASTICS: Jarman crowned British champion

City gymnast Jake Jarman was celebrating a superb win at the British Championships in Liverpool at the weekend.

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The  Hicks Karate team with their trophies. From the left are, back, Elise Ward, David Prior, David Carins, Michael Bulpin, Sarah Ward, Connor Ingrey, middle, Lucy Hicks, Jolie Franks, Shiv Panchal, Aaron Leonard, Chloe Prior, Bevan Prior, Jazmyn Popat Evans, front, Oliver Profit, Joshua Leonard, Tajus Jankauskas, Junior Crozier, Gediminas Saltenis, Denas Jankauskas, Ginge Popat Evans and Braydon Popat Evans.

Hicks out in force

The city’s Hicks Karate School of Excellence had their competition team out in full force for the first of this year’s Peterborough Championship Series events. They had 25 members taking part and they claimed 37 awards.

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Pictured are some of the Peterborough BCKA fighters who have done well in recent competitions. From the left are, back,  Kelsey Lock, Abi Daulton, Colin Lock, Jordan Noble, Bradley King, Laura Parnell, front,  Ashton Brannigan, Eddy Paddock, Hannah Cameron, 2017 club mascot Kelsey King, Harvey King, Simon Munday and Freya Molloy.

BCKA trio land English titles

Peterborough BCKA kick-boxers Eddy Paddock, Freya Molloy and Simon Munday won titles at the WKC English Championships in Manchester.

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Lizzie Kelly in action.

HORSE RACING: Lady jockeys in the spotlight at Huntingdon

Visitors to Huntingdon racecourse tomorrow (March 15) get the best of both worlds - competitive racing on hone soil and televised action from the second day of the Cheltenham Festival.

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Mark King in action.

SNOOKER: King coming to Crowland

Professional snooker star Mark King will be showing off his skills in Crowland later this month.

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Joe Perry.

GIBRALTAR OPEN: Gentleman Joe beat the Whirlwind but can’t keep up with Jones

Joe Perry fell in the fifth round of the Gibraltar Open yesterday (March 3).

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The successful  students from Copthill School.

Copthill School students all make the grade

All 38 students from the martial arts classes run by former world karate champion Clifton Findley at Copthill School at Stamford were successful in their recent belt gradings.

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Pam Sly's Actiinpieces (the grey) in action at Cheltenham.

HORSE RACING: Sly aiming for big race success at Huntingdon

Thorney trainer Pam Sly will bid to land her biggest success of the jumps season so far in the latest high-class contest at Huntingdon Racecourse on Sunday (March 5).

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Rocky Bender (right) won the Cambridgeshire National last year.

HORSE RACING: It should be a grand National at Huntingdon

The world famous Grand National at Aintree is just a few weeks away but racing fans can enjoy the 188Bet Cambridgeshire National at Huntingdon on Sunday (March 5).

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Pam Sly.

Fabulous February for Pam Sly

It’s been a fabulous February so far for Thorney trainer Pam Sly.

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Haafapiece (centre) comes through to win for Pam Sly at Kempton Park.

Sly follows up Catterick double with 33-1 winner

Pam Sly celebrated a winner for the second weekend running.

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Joe Perry lost in the first round.

SNOOKER: Welsh woe for Perry

Joe Perry lost his first round match in the Coral Welsh Open at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff this afternoon (February 14).

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Alastair Cook has done his country a great service by quitting.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Why Cook quitting is a good thing, Brady is the best of the bunch, six observations from the Six Nations

Thank goodness he’s gone.

Joe Perry.

WORLD GRAND PRIX: China beats Chatteris after a nail-biter

Joe Perry was knocked out of the World Grand Prix after a nail-biting quarter-final against China’s Liang Wenbo last night (February 9).

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Pam Sly with Actinpieces, jockey Gina Andrews and stablelad Brian Drabner.

It’s double delight for Sly at Catterick

Pam Sly continued her fine record at Catterick with a double there at the weekend.

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Rob Taylor (right) with his gym sponsor Simon Gomm at The Fitness Station in Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough.

It’s another top title for terrific Taylor

Local kickboxer Rob Taylor has started 2017 just as he ended last year.

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Big winners Jake Peppercorn and Lianne Jones.

Great start for JAMA

Peterborough’s JAMA kickboxing club have started 2017 with a bang.

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Joe Perry.

SNOOKER; Perry fights back to reach last 16 in the Grand Prix

Joe Perry is through to the last 16 of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Peterborough BCKA prizefighters. From the Freya Molloy, Eddy Paddock, Sam Spencer, Abi Dalton and Jaden Harris.

England’s glory for BCKA

There was a great start to the year for seven kickboxers from the Peterborough BCKA Club.

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