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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS: Elementary for Watson at Longthorpe again

Phil Watson continued his domination of Longthorpe Tennis Club tournaments with a treble success on Finals Day.

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Bethany Jones and Rebecca Jones with their trophy haul from the WKA Open.

KICKBOXING: Sisters fight each other in a G Force Final

Lianne Jones and sister Bethany had to fight each other in a final at the prestigious G Force International Open Championships.

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Hero of the week Jimmy Anderson.

SWANNY’S WORLD OF SPORT: England’s shallow talent pool, heroic Anderson, pundits dim, Murray smart

Guess the England cricket squad for the Ashes tour this winter has become a popular game in the national press.

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Joe Perry crashed out.

CHINA CHAMPIONSHIP: Perry is Dunn and dusted

Joe Perry came a cropper in the first round of the Evergrande China Championship in Guangzhou today (August 17).

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Pam Sly's Barford, ridden by Rob Hornby, wins at Yarmouth.

HORSE RACING: Two wins in two days for Sly

A win at a gloomy Great Yarmouth last night (August 9) made it two wins in two days for Thorney trainer Pam Sly.

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Joe Perry.

SNOOKER: Perry safely through World Open qualifier

Joe Perry was a winner yesterday (August 7) in the qualifying round of the World Open at Preston Guildhall.

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Jake Jarman (left) with GB team-mates  Pavel Karnejenko (centre) and Jamie Lewis,

Young Jarman is Hungary for success on the European stage

Local lad Jake Jarman is emerging as a British gymnastics star after excelling in the 2017 European Youth Festival in Gyor, Hungary.

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Ed Thurston (left) finished runner-up at Silverstone. Picture: JEP Photography

MOTORSPORT: Thurston passes Silverstone test but still has to pass his driving test!

A Stamford teenager who hasn’t passed his driving test yet was one of the stars of the show at a massive motor-racing meeting at the weekend.

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Ashley Dibden leads the way at Oulton Park. Picture: Norwich Photo

MOTORSPORT: Dibden leads F3 Championship

Peterborough’s Ashley Dibden maintains a slender lead in the Monoposto F3 Championship after the latest race meeting at Oulton Park.

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Joe Perry has been fined �2,500 for breaching snooker's strict betting rules.

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.

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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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