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Proud back on form to virtually secure his place at the Tokyo Olympics
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Proud back on form to virtually secure his place at the Tokyo Olympics

BEN PROUD produced an impressive display at the British trials to almost certainly book his place at his second Olympic Games. The Plymouth Leander swimmer, who finished fourth at the Rio Olympics in 2016, stormed to victory in the 50m freestyle final on Saturday night in London in an impressive time of 21.42 seconds. That … Continue reading

GALLERY: Pictures from Lakeside Athletic v Plympton Athletic
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GALLERY: Pictures from Lakeside Athletic v Plympton Athletic

LAKESIDE Athletic boosted their hopes of progressing in the Devon Football League end of season mini tournament by beating Plympton Athletic 2-1 in a competitive fixture at the Parkway on Saturday. Lakeside led 2-0 at the break with goals from Alex Cox and Brandon Jefferis, but Plympton really pushed the hosts hard in the second … Continue reading

Stephens likely to face a waiting game after third-placed finish
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Stephens likely to face a waiting game after third-placed finish

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens is facing an anxious wait over her dreams of competing at this summer’s Olympic Games. Stephens, a World Championship finalist, could have virtually guaranteed her place on the plane to Tokyo had she clocked a consideration time and finished in the top two at the British selection trials in London this … Continue reading

Stephens smashes her lifetime best on the first day of the British trials
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Stephens smashes her lifetime best on the first day of the British trials

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens showed she is in the form of her life by smashing her personal best to take second place in the 100m butterfly event at the British Swimming Selection Trials in London. Stephens, better known for her prowess over 200m, incredibly lowered her two-length best by nearly a second over her two … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Corinthian’s Shaw takes second City Cycle Couriers 10
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GALLERY: Plymouth Corinthian’s Shaw takes second City Cycle Couriers 10

PLYMOUTH Corinthian’s Robert Shaw continued his good time trial form by finishing second at the City Cycle Couriers 10 on Sunday morning. Shaw was runner-up to London-based German Frederik Scheske (Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling) on the S4/10 course that takes riders on the A38 from Buckfastleigh to Ashburton and back. Scheske, who had just been … Continue reading

Leander’s Stephens will be out to show her Olympic credentials at British trials
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Leander’s Stephens will be out to show her Olympic credentials at British trials

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Laura Stephens will be hoping to take a giant step towards achieving her ambition of becoming an Olympian this week. The 21-year-old is one of a number of swimmers from Leander and Mount Kelly who are competing at the British Swimming Selection Trials in London. The competition starts on Wednesday and runs through … Continue reading

WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Saltash United extend their lead at the top after beating Callington
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WOMEN’S FOOTBALL: Saltash United extend their lead at the top after beating Callington

SALTASH United took a giant step towards claiming the Cornwall Women’s Football League East Division title in their debut season with a 3-0 victory over second-placed Callington Town II at Kimblerly Stadium on Sunday. The win has moved the unbeaten Ashes six points clear at the top of the table in one of the few … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Dunn delighted to add British 100m backstroke record to his collection
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Plymouth’s Dunn delighted to add British 100m backstroke record to his collection

PLYMOUTH Leander’s Reece Dunn added yet another national S14 record to his collection at the British Para-Swimming International Meet in Sheffield on Friday. The double individual world champion already held the 50m, 100m and 200m freestyle records, as well as the 50m backstroke, 100m butterfly and 200m individual medley national bests. But he added to … Continue reading