No sour taste for Bradford No 2, despite Lemons forcing draw

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Green meets his brother Anthony in the Bradford Snooker Handicap Championship

4:54pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BRADFORD'S No 2 snooker team came away with an excellent 3-3 draw against strong Sheffield No 3 opponents in Division One of the Yorkshire Inter-District League.

Yeadon B win heavyweight contest

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:31pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THERE was a heavyweight Bradford League clash as Yeadon B and Unity C put their unbeaten Division Two records on the line.

Local knowledge gives Vikings edge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club at Northumbria Vikings – back, from left: Darren Kent, Justin Naylor, Adam Watson, Ryan Summersgill; front: Laura Watson, Pawel Idziorek

3:58pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

TRACK knowledge proved vital as hosts Northumbria Vikings defeated Heckmondwike 84-66 in the final Northern League cycle speedway match of the season at Newcastle.

Boyes and Melling in class field

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Melling is in a prestigious field for the PartyPoker World Pool Masters

6:48pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

KARL Boyes and Chris Melling have been named in the prestigious 16-man field for next month's PartyPoker World Pool Masters.

Bradford Dragons finish strongly to secure Trophy progression

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rihards Sulcs lays up for Bradford Dragons against Tees Valley – Picture: Alex Daniel Photography

5:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

BRADFORD Dragons coach Chris Mellor was happy to get the "job done" as his side beat Leicester Warriors 77-69 to secure their place in the National Trophy quarter-finals.

Billiards results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

4:48pm Monday 20th October 2014

BRADFORD & DISTRICT SUNDAY SCHOOL BILLIARDS LEAGUE – Bradford Deaf Centre 5, Princeville A 2; Princeville B 3, Eastbrook 4; Pudsey 3, Great Horton 4.

Sun-ny delight for Keighley and Craven area cyclo-cross riders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: RIDING HIGH: Annie Simpson shows her delight at crossing the finish line first in the opening National Trophy cyclo-cross event in Shrewsbury Picture: Andy Whitehouse

6:03pm Friday 17th October 2014

EAST Morton's Annie Simpson secured victory in the elite women’s race of the first National Trophy Cyclo-Cross series on a slippy Sundorne circuit in Shrewsbury as Keighley and Craven area riders enjoyed a triple success.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

7:54am Friday 17th October 2014


First-class Bradford No 1 live up to their ranking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Green meets his brother Anthony in the Bradford Snooker Handicap Championship

6:32pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Yorkshire Inter District Snooker League started at the weekend and Division One defending champions Bradford No1 hosted their No 2 counterparts at Undercliffe Cricket Club.

Billiards maestros back in town

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The snooker table at the Chantry Centre in Dursley

5:02pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE World Billiards Championships return to Leeds at the Northern Snooker Centre next week.

Table tennis results and cup draws

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SOUR NOTE: Paul Drinkhall was unable to help England win promotion at the European Team Table Tennis Championships

4:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURTON CUP – Preliminary round: Highdale B 0, Unity A 5; Dewsbury Sedbergh 9, Rastrick 0.

Idziorek on form but Heckmondwike beaten by Stockport

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pawel Idziorek, in yellow helmet, and Laura Watson in white

3:53pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HECKMONDWIKE Cycle Speedway come up against Stockport at Heckmondwike's Firth park track.

Mellor admits Bradford Dragons 'second best' in Newcastle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:37pm Monday 13th October 2014

BRADFORD Dragons travelled to Newcastle for their first away fixture of the season but were sent packing 71-58 against Team Northumbria in the National Trophy.

Cyprien plans to go plenty more rounds after 50 years in the ring

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Julian Cyprien celebrates 50 years in boxing as a fighter and a coach

6:34am Friday 10th October 2014

A TRUE gentleman of Bradford boxing will mark a half-century in the sport today by doing what he does best.

Brook has more positives than negatives

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Brook leads the way into a corner at Donington Park

5:00pm Friday 10th October 2014

BRADFORD'S David Brook had a positive meeting at Donington Park in the Thundersport GB Superstock, despite being pushed down the standings by a crop of British Superbike riders.

Batista ties up deal with boxing legend Roy Jones Junior

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Fes Batista, centre, with Roy Jones Junior, left

4:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

BOXING legend Roy Jones Junior has handed a three-year pro contract to a West Yorkshire fighter.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:20am Friday 10th October 2014


Horizon trio named for Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: NATIONAL PICKS: Horizon Taekwondo’s Commonwealth Championship quartet. From left, Ellie Bowden, Jamie Simpson-Kidd, Kieran Young and Thomas Henley

9:21pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HORIZON Taekwondo Academy members Ellie Bowden and Jamie Simpson-Kidd will make their England debuts in the Commonwealth Championships next month, and will be joined in Edinburgh by Bradford's Kieran Young.

Ilkley LT&SC members to vote on Lottery funding

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: An artist's impression of the proposals for Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club

9:35am Thursday 9th October 2014

ILKLEY Lawn Tennis & Squash Club have been offered £400,000 of National Lottery funding.

Zeeshaan sets up Italian job

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

9:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

BRADFORD'S Zeeshaan Ramzan has booked himself a place at the World Kickboxing Association Championships in Italy next year.

Bradford's best on view in derby

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wayne Cooper will be in the Bradford No 1 team against their city rivals Bradford No 2

7:34pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHAMPION teams Bradford No 1 and Bradford No 2 meet on Sunday at Undercliffe Cricket Club (7.30pm) in a mouth-watering start to Division One fixtures in the Yorkshire Inter-District Snooker League.

King beats King on way to Championship throne

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stuart King of Asa Briggs defeated Robert King on the way to winning the Victor Ludorum Individual Merit

6:29pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

STUART King (Asa Briggs) is the champion of champions.

Pugh could be vital spark for Sedbergh

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local table tennis

5:51pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

SIMON Pugh has returned to the Bradford Winter Table Tennis League to help Dewsbury-Sedbergh push for Division One honours.

Melling falls to Ebdon

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Melling's cue went missing in transit – but he still won

11:31am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHRIS Melling was beaten 4-1 by eventual semi-finalist Peter Ebdon in the fifth round of the Victoria Bulgarian Open in Sofia.

Treble means it's a perfect day for Conrad

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left: passenger Dean Kilkenny, Pat Hamblin, of the Formula Sidecar Racing Association, and driver Conrad Harrison with the Kevin Lowndes trophy

5:23pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

BRADFORD racer Conrad Harrison had a perfect day at the Sidecar Bonanza meeting at Mallory Park as he and passenger Dean Kilkenny won all three races that they entered.

Record entry for Northern Individual Championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A record 43 riders from Hull, Sheffield and hosts Heckmondwike took part in Sunday's Third Yorkshire Individual Championships at Firth Park, but the home club still won two trophies and had four other riders on the podium.

Team title is carrot for Tordoff

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Tordoff is chasing team glory alongside veteran Jason Plato  Picture: Paul Horton Motorsport Photography

6:24pm Monday 6th October 2014

RAWDON'S Sam Tordoff has a crucial role to play in the final rounds of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) this weekend on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit.

Bradford Dragons made to work hard for weekend double

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Rihards Sulcs lays up for Bradford Dragons against Tees Valley – Picture: Alex Daniel Photography

5:33pm Monday 6th October 2014

WHAT should have been two relatively straightforward weekend home victories for Bradford Dragons turned out to be tense affairs.

Autotests have family appeal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Bilham is now chasing two more championship titles – Picture: Jucy Rally Photography

5:06pm Monday 6th October 2014

AIREDALE and Pennine Motor Car Club (APMCC) are running a winter series of production car autotests at Odsal's Richard Dunn Sports Centre from Thursday, October 16 (6.30pm).

Billiards results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Paul Devitt scored an unfinished 113 break

3:34pm Monday 6th October 2014

BRADFORD & DISTRICT SUNDAY SCHOOL BILLIARDS LEAGUE – Eastbrook 1, Princeville A 6; Princeville B 2, Great Horton 5; Pudsey 2, Bradford Deaf Centre 5. Breaks: P Devitt (Eastbrook) 58 & 31.

Dragons re-sign shooting guards

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shooting guards Ryan Holmes, left, and Jermayne Laing have re-signed for Bradford Dragons

6:14am Saturday 4th October 2014

SHOOTING guards Jermayne Laing and Ryan Holmes have re-signed for Bradford Dragons.

Scott Thwaites signs new two-year deal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Scott Thwaites

3:39pm Friday 3rd October 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has signed a two-year extension to his contract with his German-based professional cycling team.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:19am Friday 3rd October 2014


Bradford Dragons quartet help Yorkshire to national glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The Yorkshire under-15 boys' squad who won the Regional Development Tournament in Leeds last weekend, winning all six of their matches

7:26pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

FOUR Bradford Dragons’ players were included in the victorious Yorkshire under-15 boys' squad at the prestigious annual Regional Development Tournament in Leeds last weekend.

Lock, stock and two smoking trials bikes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Motorcycle champion Dougie Lampkin performs at Thornton Hall Country Park, Thornton In Craven

12:23pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

DOUGIE Lampkin and seven of his trials riding colleagues will certainly make the weekly shop in Manchester a lot more interesting on Saturday.

Oh brother! Greens meet in Bradford Handicap

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gareth Green meets his brother Anthony in the Bradford Snooker Handicap Championship

9:11am Thursday 2nd October 2014

THE FOURTH-round draw for the inaugural Bradford Snooker Handicap Championship has created some interesting ties.

Clayton have massive Edge as they sweep to Pairs title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pairs Knockout winners Clayton A

5:17pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

CLAYTON A were convincing winners of the Bradford Pairs Knockout, sponsored by Leeming & Peel Ltd, after an 83-32 victory over Wibsey.

Knowles tips the scales Heckmondwike's way

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Picking up Sheffield's Mick Knowles en route proved an inspired decision by Heckmondwike, who were at Bury for their last Northern Fours and Junior League meeting of the season.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lord Mayors bowls match at Clarence gardens. Picture David Harrison. (9832351)

3:27pm Wednesday 1st October 2014


Moses snaps up third place in Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross race

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Team Hope Factory Racing member Rob Jebb shows the strain as he climbs the Peel Park banking

6:47pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WHILE Hope Factory Racing rider Rob Jebb, formerly of Bingley, was winning the Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross race for the 11th time, there was plenty of drama happening behind him.

Crash can't spoil Martin's day at BMX World Championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Picture: Jerry Landrum

6:33pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BRADFORD BMX ace Martin Ogden finished seventh in the BMX World Championships in Rotterdam.

Joe takes top prize in club championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Farsley's Joe Hird (Leeds Karate Academy) receives the best overall competitor award at the fifth Inter-Club Under-16' Years' Championship

5:45pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

FARSLEY-based Leeds Karate Academy, along with Boston Spa Karate Club and Harrogate Shotokan Karate Club, held their fifth Inter-Club Under-16 Years' Championships.

Horizon finish ninth in British National Taekwondo Championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Horizon Taekwondo Academy, who finished ninth out of 69 teams at the British National Taekwondo Championships at Manchester Velodrome

5:42pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SEVEN competitors from the Bradford area have helped Horizon Taekwondo Academy to finish an impressive ninth out of 69 teams at the British National Taekwondo Championships at Manchester Velodrome.

Harrison senior in ding-dong battle with Bells

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Adrian Harrison was fourth in the lightweight 650cc race when he crashed. Picture: Matt Welch

5:34pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WITH Dean Harrison not competing due to an injury he picked up at the Ulster Grand Prix, the spotlight among Bradford's premier motor sport family switched to his dad Conrad.

Campus facilities get the thumbs up

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:49pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

SIXTEEN City of Bradford swimming club members from the national potential and junior development squads travelled to Loughborough University for a pre-season training weekend.

Heroic Bradford Dragons defy odds to tame Trailblazers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: John Bantock played the full 40 minutes for Bradford and top-scored with 27 points

4:59pm Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD Dragons had only six players available for their National Trophy clash with Derby Trailblazers but dug deep to win 88-83.

Buoyant Boyes is a World Cup winner

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Karl Boyes, left, and Darren Appleton celebrate their World Cup victory

4:41pm Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD-born Karl Boyes has helped England become Betway World Cup of Pool champions after a thrilling final against Holland in Portsmouth.

Billiards results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Causier heads the English challenge at the World Billiards Championship

3:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

BRADFORD & DISTRICT SUNDAY SCHOOL BILLIARDS LEAGUE – Bradford Deaf Centre 1, Eastbrook 6; Great Horton 5, Princeville A 2; Princeville B 5, Pudsey 2.

I messed up, says Lizzie Armitstead after finishing outside medals at road race World Championships

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: France's Pauline Ferrand Prevot bites her gold medal after winning the women's road race

6:32pm Saturday 27th September 2014

OTLEY'S Lizzie Armitstead finished seventh in the women's road race at the Road World Championships in Spain as France's Pauline Ferrand Prevot won gold.

Moorby steps up to claim British title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leah Moorby makes a head shot on her way to the British crown

6:36pm Friday 26th September 2014

KEIGHLEY'S Leah Moorby celebrated her 15th birthday by becoming the junior -59kg British National taekwondo champion at the Manchester Velodrome.


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