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Proud continues World Championship preparations with gold in Barcelona
Aquatics

Proud continues World Championship preparations with gold in Barcelona

BEN PROUD continued his preparations for next month’s World Aquatic Championships by winning a gold medal and breaking a championship record at the Mare Nostrum meeting in Barcelona. Proud took victory in the 50m freestyle event in the Catalan city in a time of 21.58 seconds. He edged out Greece’s Kristian Gkolomeev and Brazil’s Bruno … Continue reading

Woodlands Park Primary School quartet do themselves proud at national finals in Sheffield
Aquatics

Woodlands Park Primary School quartet do themselves proud at national finals in Sheffield

FOUR girls from Woodlands Park Primary School in Ivybridge competed at the ESSA National Primary Schools’ Relay Championships in Sheffield at the weekend. The quartet had fought off stiff competition in the qualifying round at Millfield School earlier in the year to book a spot as the fastest team in the South West for both … Continue reading

RUGBY: Orkney takes over as head coach at OPMs, while a number of clubs handed opening-day derby matches
Rugby

RUGBY: Orkney takes over as head coach at OPMs, while a number of clubs handed opening-day derby matches

DEVON One side OPMs have appointed Rick Orkney as their new head coach for the 2019-20 season. Orkney, who is director of sport at Devonport High School, has been assistant coach at OPMs since 2017, but will now move up following Howard Turner’s decision to step down as head coach. Orkney was previously part of … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: King third at IAAF Challenge Meeting in Finland, while Fletcher wins Armada 5k
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ATHLETICS: King third at IAAF Challenge Meeting in Finland, while Fletcher wins Armada 5k

CITY of Plymouth international hurdler David King lowered his season’s best with a third-placed finish at the IAAF World Challenge Meeting in Turku, Finland. King ran 13.56 seconds to claim bronze in the 110m hurdles final behind Brazil’s Eduardo De Deus and Italy’s Hassane Fofana. That was quicker than the 13.58 second run he produced … Continue reading