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Nicola Adams on verge of history again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Adams celebrates her quarter-final win

5:57pm Friday 1st August 2014

NICOLA Adams is one fight away from making more women’s boxing history after cruising into the final of the flyweight competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Angling lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Our angling correspondent Jon Berry

5:08pm Thursday 31st July 2014


Adams in charge and going for gold

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Adams lands a left hand against Sri Lankan opponent Erandi de Silva in their quarter-final

8:33pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Nicola Adams guaranteed a Commonwealth Games medal to add to her collection after easing into the boxing semi-finals in Glasgow.

‘Cleckheaton win is the highlight of my career’, says Ashley Daykin after becoming All-England crown green bowls champion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Ashley Daykin captured the British Crown Green Senior Merit title amid emotional scenes at Cleckheaton Sports Club to become All-England champion.

How about that! Shipley Club retain crown

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Shipley Club were winners of the Howarth Cup after narrowly defeating Eccleshill 152-146 in the final at Spen Victoria (bottom green), to retain the title they won in 2012, as it wasn’t played last year.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

5:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014


Horizon students make capital gains

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Horizon's London medallists

5:17pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

HORIZON Taekwondo Academy continued their run of success with medals at the World Friendship Championships in London.

Fourth place for Heckmondwike cycle speedway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

12:33pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Heckmondwike cycle speedway club travelled to Astley and Tyldesley in Manchester for round four of the Northern Fours and Junior League series at Gin Pit.

Olympic champion Nicola Adams makes winning start in Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

11:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

OLYMPIC champion Nicola Adams made an impressive start to her bid to win a Commonwealth Games boxing gold medal.

Otley rider Lizzie Armitstead crashes on La Course

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lizzie Armitstead

4:32pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Lizzie Armitstead crashed during the inaugural La Course by Le Tour in Paris as world and Olympic champion Marianne Vos won on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday.

Nicola eyes backing from the Tartan Army

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Adams will wear a green and blue bandana while boxing at the Commonwealth Games

8:59am Saturday 26th July 2014

NICOLA Adams plans to use a gift from a six-year-old Scottish schoolgirl to win over any wavering host nation fans at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Bradford gym’s pivotal role as women's boxing makes debut at Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: COMMONWEALTH contender Nicola Adams pictured with her coach Alwyn Belcher.

10:47am Friday 25th July 2014

WOMENS boxing makes its debut in the Commonwealth Games but what few may realise is the pivotal role Bradford is playing in providing a high profile platform for the sport.

Brook climbs to third after mixed weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:07pm Friday 25th July 2014

DAVID Brook had mixed feelings after the fifth round of the Thundersport GB Superstock at Oulton Park.

Summer tennis camps

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Senior is organising the tennis camps at Salts

4:54pm Friday 25th July 2014

SALTS Tennis Club and Pudsey Tennis Club are again running summer camps for children of all abilities aged from four to 16.

Dean Harrison in seventh heaven at Scarborough

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

3:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

BRADFORD'S current first family of motor cycling have had another bumper weekend.

Sian helps Wales set record in women's 4x100 metres freestyle final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:31am Friday 25th July 2014

Ilkley's Sian Morgan helped to set a new Welsh record last night in the women's 4x100 metres freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Moorend in the national spotlight as Britain's best bowlers roll into town

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Liam Griffin is one of eight Yorkshire bowlers in the field of 64 for the British Crown Green senior individual merit finals at Cleckheaton Sports Club

9:07am Friday 25th July 2014

THE SPEN valley will be in the national spotlight tomorrow when the Flowfit British Crown Green senior individual merit final takes place at Cleckheaton Sports Club (10am on both greens).

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: TRANQUIL SPOT: Wheatley Hill Angling Club – now a haven for anglers and nature lovers

12:00am Friday 25th July 2014

BRADFORD CITY AA - Although there have been a few rainstorms during the week, water levels in most rivers are still low and fishing conditions are often difficult, especially during the day.

City quartet bound for nationals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Myles Stirk, left, and Eva Chapman, centre, have qualified for national championships in Sheffield

6:07pm Thursday 24th July 2014

FOUR City of Bradford members have qualified for this year's National Age Group and Youth Championships at Sheffield's Ponds Forge.

Stuart is King for a day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stuart King has become only the third Asa Briggs bowler to win the Hospital Handicap

6:11am Thursday 24th July 2014

SWITCHING the Hospital Handicap to the new venue of Hove Edge proved highly successful, with almost 70 bowlers taking part.

Yorkshire Ladies bidding for semi-final berth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: West Park's Sharon Gadd is representing Yorkshire at Dudley Dell

5:41pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORKSHIRE Ladies play their final game of the first round of the Inter-District Championships when they meet Dudley & District on Sunday.

Yorkshire win War of the Roses battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Yorkshire defeated Greater Manchester 93-86 in a War of the Roses battle at Firth Park in memory of former Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club president Jeff Layden, who died last December.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

4:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRADFORD LEAGUES - SATURDAY - Premier: Ecleshill A 196 (20), Brighouse Sports A 164 (10).

A team are second best again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local table tennis

3:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YEADON A lost ground in the Division One title race after being beaten for the second week running in the Bradford Summer Table Tennis League.

Horizons broadening for taekwondo clubs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ellie Bowden in action

4:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

BRADFORD area clubs shone at the British International Open in Buckinghamshire, which attracted 400 competitors from as far afield as Belgium, Sweden, Holland and Malta.

More Manx glory for Harrisons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Conrad Harrison and sidecar passenger Jason Crowe

3:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Isle of Man is rapidly becoming a second home for Bradford's premier motor cycling family.

Podium finish is target for Dabill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Dabill hopes the British crowd give him extra confidence

12:33pm Friday 18th July 2014

NEW dad James Dabill is hoping to repeat his only podium finish in this weekend's British round of the World Trials Championship.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local angling

5:40am Friday 18th July 2014


Missin hoping for a career boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image for Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Bolton

6:36pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CLECKHEATON'S Danny 'Mini-Hulk' Missin is hoping that signing to the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) will give his career a lift.

Sophie's making a big impact

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sophie Kowal displays her Nottingham silverware

5:37pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SOPHIE Kowal is a pint-sized heroine.

Rivers-Gallagher wins 12 national medals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Courtney Rivers-Gallagher with some of her trophies from two successful weekends of national competition

5:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THORNTON Grammar School pupil Courtney Rivers-Gallagher has won 12 national medals and trophies over two weekends.

Evening anglers have the edge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014


Eccleshill keep titles in the family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey's Thomas Hanson was a week three qualifier in the Spen Masters

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

ECCLESHILL dominated the finals of last Sunday's Spen Valley Individual Merit and Spen Valley Pairs, sponsored by AW Gate Automation of Gomersal.

Latest bowls results from the Bradford leagues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:08am Thursday 17th July 2014


Winner Sam is star of the day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Bilson was surprised to receive the Andreas Mikkelsen Star of the Day award

5:14pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BINGLEY driver Sam Bilham recorded a convincing Rally First 1.0litre win at the Nicky Grist Stages Rally across the forests of the Epynt military ranges in Wales.

Final defeat is painful for Alexis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

3:42pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HUDDERSFIELD'S Alexis Lunn-Gadd (Cowcliffe Libs) almost had a national trophy to show for her suffering on Saturday.

Adams more motivated than ever ahead of Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Adams knocks down Canacan Ren of China on her way to winning Olympic gold

4:44pm Monday 14th July 2014

NICOLA Adams is aiming to make more history at Glasgow 2014 as she bids to become the first female boxer to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Steep learning curve for Harding

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Harding was taken out by an elite backmarker in Cornwall

3:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

BRADFORD's Billy Harding has continued his development in the Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Cup with rounds in the Czech Republic and Germany.

Kiwi Daniell retains Ilkley title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marcus Daniell

5:17pm Sunday 13th July 2014

IT IS small wonder that Marcus Daniell rates Ilkley as his favourite venue.

O'Mara bows out in Ilkley quarter-finals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonny O'Mara lost 6-3, 7-5 to fourth seed Neil Pauffley

6:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

KEIGHLEY-born Jonny O'Mara missed out on an opportunity to extend his quarter-final today in the $15,000 Great Britain Pro Series Tournament at Ilkley.

Dedication pays off for Bower

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bronze-medal winner Ruby Bower, right, in Bergamo with German silver medallist Elena Wasson, left, and Bower's City of Leeds clubmate Lois Toulson

4:34pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRAINING for six days a week has paid off for Bradford Esprit Club competitor Ruby Bower.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

8:18am Friday 11th July 2014

LISTERHILLS AA: Entry to the Pilley's fishery is by the gate only. To validate membership books, they must be signed before going fishing. Only anglers with a membership book are allowed at this fishery.

Priestley crowned Trophy champion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

5:16pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PAT Priestley of Oakenshaw won the Jessie Muscroft Trophy competition at Peel Park after beating Idle opponent Val Riley in the final.

Froome falls and heads out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Froome fell three times on the roads of France (AP)

2:56pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Defending champion Chris Froome has abandoned the 2014 Tour de France after a third crash in two days.

Excellent Emelye strikes gold again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Karate Academy display their 19-medal haul from the Cumbrian Open Championships

7:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

BRADFORD schoolgirl Emelye O'Brien has extended her golden summer.

Yorkshire Ladies rack up the points

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey's James Hanson was a week two qualifier in the Spen Masters

6:25pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

YORKSHIRE Ladies rose to the challenge when they played South Staffordshire, who were leaders in their first-round group, as they beat them by a stunning 115 points.

Latest Results From Around The Bradford Leagues

3:34pm Wednesday 9th July 2014


Loss of Wood is critical to Heckmondwike's hopes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Sheffield were without heat leaders Radek Handke, Damian Zareba and Kyle Holland for their midweek home Northern Cycle Speedway League match against Heckmondwike.

Bronze for Bower in Italy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ruby Bower, right, won bronze in Italy

4:18pm Monday 7th July 2014

BRADFORD'S Ruby Bower has collected her first medal of the European Junior Diving Championships in Italy.

Live STAGE 2 LIVE BLOG: The Tour de France heads through Addingham, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury and Oxenhope

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cathedral

8:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

More than a million spectators lined the route from Leeds to Harrogate yesterday for the Grand Depart and a million more will be out in force on stage two today as the Tour de France peloton once again snakes it's way through the Bradford district on its way from York to Sheffield.


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