Olympics

13 Feb 2014 09:30

Ascot's Penny Coomes vows to bounce back at Winter Olympics in Sochi

ASCOT’S Penny Coomes is determined to recover from a disappointing start to her Olympic figure skating campaign in Sochi.

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5 Jun 2013 11:25 • Sportsdesk

Great Britain announce rowing World Cup squad

GREAT Britain are seeking full advantage from home water on Wednesday (today) by announcing the biggest rowing team of all-time for a World Cup.

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29 Mar 2013 16:30 • Shakila Barabhuiya

School sport receives funding boost from government

OLYMPIC hockey player Kate Walsh has welcomed sports funding intended to improve PE in primary schools and hopes the extra cash will engage people in sport from an early age.

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24 Jan 2013 16:00

Trampoline star Pettit jumps to Olympic silver

WOKINGHAM trampolinist Megan Pettit admits she had to pinch herself after leaving the Australian Youth Olympic Festival clutching silverware.

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11 Jan 2013 12:00

Pettit looking forward to Olympic challenge

WOKINGHAM trampolinist Megan Pettit admits she will have to keep tabs on her emotions Down Under as she makes her Olympic bow.

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26 Dec 2012 15:30

Sports review of the year for 2012

PICK up this week's News for an exclusive two-page review of the sporting year.

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2 Sep 2012 15:00 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Scowen pleased despite medal disappointment

WOKINGHAM'S Sam Scowen felt mixed emotions after being just a whisker away from winning a bronze medal in the mixed double sculls final at Eton Dorney this morning.

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31 Aug 2012 12:30 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Olympic champion Watkins revels in golden homecoming

AT 85mm across, 7mm thick, and weighing 400g, an Olympic gold medal from London 2012 is the largest that has ever been made - making it the perfect size for a coaster, according to Anna Watkins.

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17 Aug 2012 08:30

Bracknell's Papps inspired by Olympic sprinters

AFTER watching Usain Bolt fly around the track in the Olympic Stadium, Bracknell sprinter Sophie Papps has set her sights on one day competing on the same stage.

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10 Aug 2012 12:00 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Girl power has lit up London

WHAT an incredible Olympic Games Great Britain's female athletes are having at London 2012.

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7 Aug 2012 17:00

Ascot's Randall impresses in synchro final

ASCOT synchronised swimmer Jenna Randall finished ninth in the Olympic women's duet free final at the Aquatics Centre this afternoon.

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7 Aug 2012 06:30

Randall seeks improvement in final

JENNA Randall and Olivia Federici insists there is work to do in their search for perfection ahead of today's synchronised swimming duet final.

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6 Aug 2012 12:30

Solid start for synchro star Randall

ASCOT synchronised swimmer Jenna Randall is vowing to maintain the high standards she has now set for herself after getting her London 2012 assault off to a strong start yesterday.

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3 Aug 2012 12:25 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Watkins wins Olympic gold

ANNA Watkins and Katherine Grainger are the Olympic double sculls champions.

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1 Aug 2012 19:45 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Willis gives all in Olympic final

ANDREW Willis gave his all and finished eighth in the Olympic 200m breaststroke final at the Aquatics Centre.

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1 Aug 2012 12:30

Nigel Willis hails son's Olympic achievements

THE father of Bracknell swimming sensation Andrew Willis admitted he has to 'pinch himself' to believe his son's Olympic achievements.

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31 Jul 2012 20:45 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Willis into Olympic final

ANDREW Willis is through to the 200m Olympic breaststroke final with a lifetime best in the semi-final.

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31 Jul 2012 11:15 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Willis through to semis in record time

BRACKNELL AND WOKINGHAM swimmer Andrew Willis won his 200m breaststroke heat in a new English record at the Aquatics Centre this morning.

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30 Jul 2012 10:40 • Shakila Barabhuiya

Watkins breaks Olympic record to reach final

ANNA Watkins and Katherine Grainger are through to the double scull rowing final at London 2012 after smashing a 20-year-old Olympic record to comfortably win their heat.

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24 Jul 2012 10:00

Willis ready for Olympics splashdown

FROM personal shoppers to personal bests Andrew Willis' 2012 has already been one to remember - and now he can't wait for the main event.

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