City climbing wall ready to rock again after surviving closure threat
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City climbing wall ready to rock again after surviving closure threat

ONE of Plymouth’s oldest and much-loved indoor climbing walls as been saved from the brink of closure. The facility at YMCA Plymouth on Honicknowle Lane looked like it had seen its final ascent, due the high maintenance costs required and the unsustainability of its existing sessions. But thanks to a new partnership with Youth Sports … Continue reading

GALLERY: Plymouth Phoenix claim victory in final ice-hockey tournament at the Pavilions
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GALLERY: Plymouth Phoenix claim victory in final ice-hockey tournament at the Pavilions

THE last ice-hockey tournament to be held at the Plymouth Pavilions took place on Saturday evening. The city ice-rink is closing its doors for the final time on December 31 leaving many people disappointed. The ever-growing ice-hockey community are certainly gutted that the venue is shutting as they have had a number of successful 3v3 … Continue reading

Plymouth billiards star Coumbe encouraged by performance at World Championships
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Plymouth billiards star Coumbe encouraged by performance at World Championships

PLYMOUTH billiards player Chris Coumbe is hoping to build on an encouraging performance at the World Championships in Singapore. Coumbe reached the last 16 of the sport’s top event, eventually going out to world number six Peter Sheenham. In his group, the Plymouth star lost a close match to Liskeard’s Chris Mitchell but won his … Continue reading

Plymouth billiards star Coumbe ready to take on the world’s best in Singapore
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Plymouth billiards star Coumbe ready to take on the world’s best in Singapore

PLYMOUTH’S Chris Coumbe is preparing to fly out to Singapore next week to take part in the World Billiards Championship. It is the first time since 2019 that the long-format World Championships, which date back to 1870, have been held and they will feature 45 of the best players around the globe. Coumbe qualified for … Continue reading

Tavistock athletes Lake and Jeeves win European titles in Spain
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Tavistock athletes Lake and Jeeves win European titles in Spain

TAVISTOCK’S Samantha Lake backed up her recent World Aquathlon Championships gold medal by winning a European title in Spain. Lake was one of a number of Tavistock athletes who competed at the European Triathlon Multisport Championships in Bilbao. She won the women’s 40-44 age group aquathlon title and was also second female overall. There was … Continue reading

Plymouth’s Pillage marks his return from injury with a European gold medal
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Plymouth’s Pillage marks his return from injury with a European gold medal

PLYMOUTH pentathlete Myles Pillage made a successful return from long-term injury by winning a gold medal for Great Britain at the European Championships in Hungary. Pillage, who had been out of action for a year, teamed up Olympic champion Kate French to win the mixed relay event in Székesfehérvár. Pillage had won the same event … Continue reading

Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns
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Chris Coumbe and Steve Brookshaw make a winning start as billiards league returns

THE Plymouth Billiards League has recently got underway with six players competing for two trophies this season. The opening competition, played in memory of former league vice-chairman and player Roger Ayers, takes place over 15 weeks of action. The Trevor Davies Cup follows in the new year over a period of 10 weeks, with both … Continue reading

GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from the 2022 Plymouth Triathlon
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GALLERY: Hundreds of pictures from the 2022 Plymouth Triathlon

CONNOR Keeler, Hannah Worth, Dean Crow and Charlotte Kerr were the main winners at the 2022 Plymouth Triathlon on Sunday. The event at Mount Batten saw two competitions – an Olympic standard triathlon, which is a 1,500m swim, a 40k bike ride and a 10k run, and a sprint event, which involves a 750m swim, … Continue reading