Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow miss out on World Champs medal
Aquatics

Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow miss out on World Champs medal

PLYMOUTH divers Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow missed out on claiming an historic World Championship synchro medal. The pair, who bagged two bronzes and a silver at this year’s World Series, finished sixth with 308.40 points in a highly competition women’s 10m final in the Russian city of Kazan. Couch and Barrow, who were looking … Continue reading

Anderson wins British Masters title to cap good weekend for City of Plymouth
Athletics

Anderson wins British Masters title to cap good weekend for City of Plymouth

SIMON ANDERSON capped a good weekend for City of Plymouth Athletics Club by winning a British Masters Championship title in Birmingham. The Great Britain veteran international triumphed in the over-50s 1,500m at the Alexander Stadium in a time of four minutes and 21.19 seconds. Anderson, a coach at City of Plymouth, was more than four … Continue reading

Battershill had ‘incredible experience’ at World Youth Champs in Colombia
Athletics

Battershill had ‘incredible experience’ at World Youth Champs in Colombia

WILL BATTERSHILL described competing for Great Britain at the IAAF World Youth Championships in Colombia as ‘an incredible experience’. The 17-year-old Erme Valley Harriers athlete represented his country in the 2,000m steeplechase in Cali. In hot conditions at the impressive 43,000-plus capacity Estadio Olimpico Pascual Guerrero stadium, Battershill dug deep in the heats to reach … Continue reading

Plymouth divers Couch and Barrow ease into world final
Aquatics

Plymouth divers Couch and Barrow ease into world final

PLYMOUTH divers Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow eased into the final of the women’s 10m synchro event at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan. The city pair, hoping to become Great Britain’s first female World Championship medal winners, qualified fourth from the preliminary competition with 302.52 points. They will go into this evening’s final knowing … Continue reading

VIDEO: Arnott clocks new PB to claim silver medal at Anniversary Games in London
Athletics

VIDEO: Arnott clocks new PB to claim silver medal at Anniversary Games in London

CITY of Plymouth sprinter James Arnott ran a new personal best to claim a silver medal at the London Anniversary Games. The 18-year-old, making only his second appearance at a senior IPC Grand Prix, clocked 11.36 seconds for the 100 metres despite running into a strong head wind at the Olympic Stadium. Only world and … Continue reading

Bramley enjoys success at British Triathlon Championships in Liverpool
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Bramley enjoys success at British Triathlon Championships in Liverpool

PLYMOUTH’S Travis Bramley continued his impressive season with victory at the British Triathlon Championships in Liverpool. Bramley, who won the British Youth Aquathlon crown last month and the under-20 English Aquathlon title two weeks’ ago, stormed to glory in the youth category on Merseyside. The 16-year-old Ivybridge Community College pupil triumphed by seven seconds thanks to … Continue reading

Plymouth divers Couch and Barrow bid for historic medal in Kazan
Aquatics

Plymouth divers Couch and Barrow bid for historic medal in Kazan

PLYMOUTH divers Tonia Couch and Sarah Barrow will be hoping to create history on Monday at the World Aquatic Championships in Kazan, Russia. The pair will compete in the 10m platform synchro event where they will be looking to become Great Britain’s first female World Championship medal winners. Couch and Barrow have come close before … Continue reading

GALLERY: Jim Cole breaks his own course record at Cornwood 10k Challenge
Athletics

GALLERY: Jim Cole breaks his own course record at Cornwood 10k Challenge

JIM COLE broke his own nine-year-old course record at the Cornwood 10k Challenge on Saturday evening. The 33-year-old clocked 34 minutes and 32 seconds for the tough course to beat his previous best mark, set in 2006, by nine seconds. Cole was pushed hard early on by Great Britain junior international Will Battershill, who was … Continue reading

Courtier targets regular spot in Plymouth Albion’s side
Plymouth Albion / Rugby

Courtier targets regular spot in Plymouth Albion’s side

CHRIS COURTIER has not joined Plymouth Albion just to be a squad player. The 21-year-old back-row forward, who is one of seven players to have moved to Brickfields from Launceston, wants to become a regular in Albion’s National One match-day squad in 2015/16. “I’m really pleased to have joined Albion,” said Courtier. “My goal is … Continue reading

Simota helps Devils to stunning victory over league leaders Edinburgh
Plymouth Devils

Simota helps Devils to stunning victory over league leaders Edinburgh

PLYMOUTH Devils continued their recent improved form with a second successive home victory, beating Premier League leaders Edinburgh 48-42 at the St Boniface Arena on Saturday evening. The Devils eased into an eight-point lead in the first four heats, providing all four race winners and never looked in danger of allowing their advantage to slip away. … Continue reading