Local Sport

Other Local Sport

MOTORSPORT: Dibden makes a flying start at Cadwell Park

Ashley Dibden made a flying start to the Monoposto F3 Championship at Cadwell Park at the weekend (April 22/23).

Local Sport 2
Formula One circus members Sebastian Vettel (left), Valtteri Botts (centre) and Lewis Hamilton (right).

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Hughton is a hero, Alli is the greatest, F1 is no longer a sport, too many Welsh players

Brighton manager Chris Hughton is proof that nice guys do win sometimes, something that should give Grant McCann and his many Peterborough United admirers hope for next season.

Opinion 1
Trainer Dan Skelton (right) with his  jockey brother Harry.

HORSE RACING: Dan’s the main man at Huntingdon

Dan Skelton landed the first four-timer of his training career as he dominated Easter Monday racing at Huntingdon.

Local Sport 1
Anthony Barnes in action at Snetterton. Picture:  Jon Bryant/Snappyracers.com

MOTORSPORT: Highs and lows for Ryhall racer Barnes

It was a mixed weekend for Ryhall driver Anthony Barnes when racing at Snetterton.

Local Sport
Joe Perry won't be at the Crucible this year.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Perry misses out on the Crucible after horror show

Fenland potter Joe Perry won’t be taking part in the World Championships at the Crucible for just the second time in 13 years after a horror show in qualifying against Thailand professional Akani Songsermsawad.

Local Sport
Joe Perry.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING: Perry clears the first hurdle

It’s a case of so far so good for Joe Perry at the Betfred World Championship qualifiers in Sheffield.

Local Sport
Kielan Woods (right) was taken to hospital with a suspected broken leg.

HUNTINGDON RACES: Delight for Dunne, woe for Woods

Jockey Robbie Dunne celebrated the news of his Grand National mount by riding a winner at Huntingdon yesterday (April 3).

Local Sport 1
Wales'' superstar Gareth Bale receives a yellow card in the World Cup qualifying game in Dublin.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: How to make F1 even more dull, dirty Wales, dirty Bale, hero Defoe

So the big plan to make Formula One interesting will lead to less overtaking?

Local Sport 4
Hicks Karate School students who competed in the national championships. From the left they are, back, Jazmyn Popat-Evans, Atlanta Hickman, Micheal Evans, front, Rahim Ebrahim, Ginge Popat-Evans and Braydon Popat-Evans.

National titles for three Hicks Karate School students

Peterborough’s Hicks Karate School, which is based in Fengate, picked up six trophies at the World Karate and Kickboxing Commission (WKKC) national championships held in Bradford.

Local Sport
Joe Perry suffered a first round defeat in China.

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.

Local Sport 1
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.

Local Sport 3
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.

Local Sport
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.

Local Sport
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.

Local Sport 4
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.

Local Sport
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).

Local Sport
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.

Local Sport
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).

Local Sport 2
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).

Local Sport 3
Pam Sly.

Fabulous February for Pam Sly

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

Local Sport
Load more