Piper to make her England debut at Frivolten Cup in Sweden
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Piper to make her England debut at Frivolten Cup in Sweden

CITY of Plymouth’s up-and-coming trampoline star Evangeline Piper will make her England debut this weekend. The 13-year-old will represent her country at the Frivolten Cup in Sweden. She is part of a 17-strong England team – five seniors and 12 juniors – that has headed to Herrlyjunga for the competition that attracts top trampoline and … Continue reading

Plymouth pentathletes Pillage and Bryson to feature at Junior European Champs
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Plymouth pentathletes Pillage and Bryson to feature at Junior European Champs

PLYMOUTH pentathletes Myles Pillage and Kerenza Bryson will feature in a seven-strong British team at next week’s Junior European Championships in Poland. Pentathlon GB have made an impressive start to 2019 and at the weekend won four medals at World Cup 4. They will be hoping to build on that momentum at the first major … Continue reading

ATHLETICS: Bee impresses on U20 heptathlon debut, while Fileman sets three new PBs
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ATHLETICS: Bee impresses on U20 heptathlon debut, while Fileman sets three new PBs

CITY of Plymouth’s Emily Bee made an encouraging debut in the under-20 heptathlon at the weekend. Bee, who has just moved up from the under-17 age group, finished fifth in the England Under-20 Combined Events Championships at Bedford. She also won a silver medal in the combined Midlands and South West Championships, which were integrated … Continue reading

GALLERY: Swimmers from all around the country take part in Plymouth Leander national qualifier
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GALLERY: Swimmers from all around the country take part in Plymouth Leander national qualifier

SWIMMERS from around the country descended on the Life Centre over the Bank Holiday weekend as Plymouth Leander hosted a three-day national qualifying meet. The event, which was part of the Leiden Cup Series, attracted more than 800 entries from 120 clubs. Many swimmers were trying to secure qualifying times for the British, English and … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Harriers’ Yearling claims victory in Bere Pen 10
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GALLERY: Plymouth Harriers’ Yearling claims victory in Bere Pen 10

PLYMOUTH Harriers teenager Sam Yearling claimed another victory on Saturday evening by winning the tough Bere Pen 10k. The race, which starts and finishes at Bere Alston Primary School, is a three mile downhill and three mile uphill run around the Bere Peninsular. It takes competitors down to the River Tamar and back. Yearling, who … Continue reading

Battershill smashes his PB to book spot at NCAA Championships
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Battershill smashes his PB to book spot at NCAA Championships

ERME Valley Harriers athlete Will Battershill smashed his personal best and broke the Harvard University steeplechase record on his way to qualifying for the prestigious NCAA Championships in America. Battershill clocked 8:44.36 minutes for the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA Eastern Preliminary in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday night. That was five seconds quicker than he … Continue reading