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BREAKING NEWS: ‘Bored’ Perry fined for breaching betting rules

Joe Perry, who hails from Chatteris, has been fined and handed a suspended three-month ban from snooker after the former World Championship semi-finalist admitted breaching betting rules.

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Jake Jarman.

GYMNASTICS: European silver for Jarman

Local gymnast Jake Jarman is emerging as a British gymnastics star after winning silver yesterday (July 25) at the 2017 European Youth Festival in Gyor, Hungary.

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The Hicks Karate team that competed in Birmingham. Back. left to right, Jazmyn Popat Evans, Atlanta Hickman, Aaron Dickerson, Michael Evans, David Cairns, Alan Gretz, middle,  Ginge Popat Evans, Aaron Leonard, Jolie Franks, Lucy Hicks, Denas Jankaskus, Braydon Popat Evans, front,  Sophie Doyle, Joshua Leonard, Sophie Hicks, Oliver Profitt.

ENGLISH CHAMPIONSHIPS: Atlanta has conquered Birmingham

Team Hicks Karate took a squad of 15 competitors to Birmingham to compete in the WFMC English Championship, which were also qualifiers for the 2017 world Championships in Germany later this year.

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Ladies playing American Football.

OPEN DAY: Come and join the most ferocious females in Peterborough

The Peterborough Royals burst onto the scene last September, marking the arrival of the area’s first and only women’s American Football team.

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Roger Federer is the greatest.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Federer is the greatest, but women’s tennis is better, Joe is a root cause of England’s cricket problems

It wasn’t Roger Federer’s fault that the men’s singles at Wimbledon was a shambles or that his final opponent turned out to be a fragile cry baby.

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Jake Giddings in action at Spa.

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP: Giddings wants a green light for Brands hatch after impressive Spa outing

Wisbech driver Jake Giddings raced to a top 10 British GT4 Championship result on only his second appearance of the 2017 season at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium.

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I love most fans at Wimbledon.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Why I miss Dan Maskell

Not even the sight of Labour politician and ‘man-of-the-people’ Tom Watson mixing it with the toffs in the Royal Box at Wimbledon could put me off one of the sporting highlights of our calender.

Pictured are from the left, back, Aaron Leonard, Elise Ward, Michael Evans, David Cairns, Bartos Kucinski, Connor Ingrey, middle, Junior Crozier, Shiv Panchal, Lucy Hicks, Oliver Profitt, Ginge Popat Evans, Braydon Popat Evans, Denas Jankauskas, Jazmyn Popat Evans, front, Sophie Hicks, Joell Ceclaire, Joshua Leonard and Sophie Doyle.

MARTIAL ARTS: Good Evans! It’s double gold for Michael

The Hicks Karate School team were in dominant form at tne second event in the Peterborough Championship Series at Bushfield Leisure Centre.

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Zachary Cox at the HSBC Road to Wimbledon East Regional Qualifier.

TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Zachary’s Wimbledon dream over for another year

He may have missed out on the chance to follow in Sir Andy Murray’s footsteps at Wimbledon this summer but Peterborough starlet Zachary Cox insists his tennis dream still burns brightly.

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Sports coaching is available in the summer at Peterborough Town Sports Club.

SPORTS CAMP: Summer sessions at Bretton Gate

Peterborough Town Sports Club are hosting a summer sports camp during the school holidays.

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City of Peterborough's victorious Don Brace Cup team, from left, Mark Ormston, James Lewis, Katrin Turvey, Thalia Martin. Photo: David Lowndes.

DON BRACE CUP: Girl power is the key for City of Peterborough

City of Peterborough eased into the semi-finals of the Don Brace Cup with a derby victory over Longthorpe on Sunday (June 25).

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Joe Perry in action.

SNOOKER: Perry makes the last eight in Latvia

Joe Perry reached the quarter-finals in the first world ranking tournament of the season, the Kaspersky Riga Masters in Latvia.

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There is top-class cricket at Bretton Gate this weekend.

FESTIVAL: Top class sport, top beer, great food, live music all in one place

Peterborough Town Sports Club provides cracking sport alongside its popular annual beer festival this weekend (June 23/24/25).

Jake Jarman.

GYMNASTICS: Jarman strikes gold for GB in Portugal

Rising Huntingdon Gymnastics Club star Jake Jarman delivered another reminder of his future Olympic potential by helping Great Britain to international success.

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Eoin Morgan's team blew it.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Moaning Morgan, England more chance than Lions of beating All Blacks, 19-year-old heroine

It’s tough to win five one-day internationals in a row which is what England were ultimately trying to do in the Champions Trophy.

Kyle Findley on top of the podium in Greece.

There’s another fabulous Findley ruling the world

Peterborough kick-boxer Kyle Findley turned up the heat in Greece last week to strike World Championship gold.

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Rob Taylor.

Rob rules in World Championships

Local kick-boxer Rob Taylor has just returned from Greece with a couple of World Championship gold medals.

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Jack Giddings in action at Snetterton.

MOTOR-RACING: Top four Silver Cup finish for Giddings

Jack Giddings, the 2014 British GT4 champion, made a welcome return to competitive action at the Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend after signing an 11th hour deal to partner Michael Caine in the Autoaid/RCIB Insurance team.

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Shameless Luton striker Danny Hylton celebrates after tucking away a penalty he earned with a horrible dive.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: Thank goodness cheats don’t always prosper, a vomit-inducing finale, no-one likes my hero of the week

It hasn’t been a great time recently for sporting cheats.

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Ashley Dibden in action. Picture: Norwich Photo

MOTORSPORT: Double delight for Dibden

Peterborough’s Ashley Dibden enjoyed a successful Brands Hatch meeting at the weekend (May 20/21) and extended his Monoposto F3 Championship lead with two wins and a second place.

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