Argyle Ladies look for new club secretary after Bellamy stands down
Argyle / Football

Argyle Ladies look for new club secretary after Bellamy stands down

PLYMOUTH Argyle Ladies have said farewell to club secretary Andrew Bellamy, who has stepped down from the role after doing it for nearly five years. Bellamy took on the position at the beginning of the 2015-16 season, but since then the role has got more and more time-consuming. Bellamy said: “It has been an honour … Continue reading

King and Daley keep their focus, despite Olympic Games postponement
Aquatics / Athletics / Olympics

King and Daley keep their focus, despite Olympic Games postponement

PLYMOUTH athlete David King is determined to focus on the positive side of the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Sprint hurdler King had been gearing all his efforts to trying to make the Great Britain team for the Games after agonisingly missing out four years ago. He had self-funded a move to … Continue reading

Plymouth Half Marathon and Ivybridge 10k among the latest events to be postponed
Aquatics / Athletics / Rugby

Plymouth Half Marathon and Ivybridge 10k among the latest events to be postponed

PLYMOUTH’S Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and the Ivybridge 10k are the latest popular sporting events in the region to be postponed due to the coronavirus. Organisers of the half marathon made the decision to postpone the major race on Thursday. The run, which also includes a schools’ challenge and attracts thousands of athletes, had … Continue reading

Caradon return with large medal haul from Cornwall County Masters’ event
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Caradon return with large medal haul from Cornwall County Masters’ event

CARADON Swimming Club returned with a large medal haul from the Cornwall County Masters’ Championship, which were held in Bodmin on Sunday. The club, who train at Saltash, Liskeard, St Mellion and Mount Kelly, picked up 39 medals, including 22 gold, and a host of personal bests. Their team consisted of Samantha Crosby, Paul Hatton, … Continue reading

Shipping and Gentry impress at Mad March Hare 10k, while Erme Valley pair shine at Bath Half
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Shipping and Gentry impress at Mad March Hare 10k, while Erme Valley pair shine at Bath Half

MATTHEW SHIPPING claimed victory in the Mad March Hare 10k by more than a minute on Sunday at Plympton. Shipping clocked 36.09 minutes for the multi-terrain run, which starts and finishes at Marsh Mills and takes runners into the Saltram House estate. Second place went to Tamar Trotters/Pontypridd runner Billy Hayton, who finished in 37.10 … Continue reading

British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed
Aquatics / Athletics

British Elite Junior Diving Championships and Tavy 13 among events postponed

THE British Elite Junior Diving Championships that were due to be held in Plymouth next month have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, as has this month’s Tavy 13 half marathon. British Swimming announced the decision to postpone the diving on Tuesday, along with also cancelling the British Olympic and Paralympic swimming trials. The … Continue reading

Stephens ends Edinburgh Meet on a high with another gold medal and PB
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Stephens ends Edinburgh Meet on a high with another gold medal and PB

PLYMOUTH swimmer Laura Stephens ended a highly-impressive weekend at the Edinburgh International Meet by winning a second gold medal and achieving another personal best. Olympic hopeful Stephens had already won the 200m butterfly in a new lifetime best time on Friday night before winning bronze in the 100m event on Saturday. She made it three … Continue reading

Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs
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Smart overcomes fall to still finish in the top eight at English Schools’ Champs

MOUNT Kelly’s Oliver Smart overcame a heavy fall to still claim a top eight finish in the senior boys’ race at the English Schools’ Cross Country Championship in Liverpool on Saturday. Smart (pictured top after his fall) had won the intermediate boys’ title last year but had moved up into the older age group this … Continue reading