Bradford Dragons grab dramatic semi-final berth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nathan Ashley in action against Manchester

6:31pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bradford Dragons battled through to their maiden English Basketball League Division One semi-finals appearance with an unprecedented double-overtime victory against Manchester Magic as the eventually won 104-94.

Lampkin back in trials action

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dougie Lampkin in action – Picture: Sam Needham

8:41pm Friday 18th April 2014

Silsden rider Dougie Lampkin makes his first competitive outing of the year in the Tough One extreme enduro event at Hawkstone Park near Shrewsbury tomorrow.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ANGLING: Scales tip in Rich's favour

12:10am Friday 18th April 2014

The latest news from the local angling scene.

Laisterdyke A seal title in style

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Table tennis

7:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Laisterdyke A clinched the Division Three title in the Bradford League with a resounding 9-1 victory at nearest rivals Embassy B.

End of season blow for Bradford No 1 champions

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

6:30pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Right on Cue: Bradford No 1’s snooker side ended their title-winning Division One season with a disappointing 5-1 defeat at Castleford No 2 in the Yorkshire Inter-District League.

Benson off to a flier in Eccleshill opening romp

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

4:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wyke A played their first game in the Naylor Premier section at home to Eccleshill A and quickly learned how difficult this season is going to be as the top three divisions in the Bradford Saturday League got under way.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BOWLED OVER: Cwmamman Bowls Club is hoping to welcome new members ahead of the forthcoming season.

4:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRADFORD LEAGUES - SATURDAY - Naylor Premier: Shipley Club A 191 (17), Clayton A 182 (13); Asa Briggs A 175 (15), Brighouse Sports A 179 (15); Pudsey A 189 (16), Crossgates 182 (14); Ladyhill A 176 (17), Whitkirk 171 (13); Wyke A 172 (11), Eccleshill A 188 (19).

Sign up for Easter tennis camps

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Junior tennis

7:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Salts Tennis Club are running Tennis United junior camps over the Easter holidays.

Yates tops Cleckheaton Boxing Academy dinner list

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Its the weekend feature is based on boxing for fitness at the St Josephs Boxing Gym in Newport.  Pictured is the ring for sparring at the boxing gym. (4044605)

4:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Cleckheaton Boxing Academy made home advantage count by winning six of the seven bouts on their annual dinner show at the Cedar Court Hotel.

Treble joy for Bingley teenager Bilham

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Bilham

7:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

Bingley rally driver Sam Bilham made it three wins in a row by taking another class victory on The Somerset Stages Rally – the third round of the BTRDA Rally Championship.

Super start for superbike ace Harrison

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dean Harrison in action  Picture: Glynne Lewis

7:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

Bradford’s Dean Harrison (RC Express Racing) got his 2014 road racing season underway with a brace of podiums at Oliver’s Mount in Scarborough.

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5:40pm Thursday 10th April 2014

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Kata hat-trick for Courtney in Malta

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Dunn and, right, Courtney Rivers-Gallagher

5:30pm Thursday 10th April 2014

World Championship-bound Courtney Rivers-Gallagher has enjoyed more success with the AMA UK national karate squad.

National champion Christopher is a Mike Tyson in the making

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Christopher Windle is one of the best boxers that coach David Nelson has trained

6:40pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Christopher Windle has been likened to a “young Mike Tyson” after winning national schoolboy glory.

Winning start for Yorkshire ladies

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BOWLS: Defeats for Harlequins and Royals

6:40pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Yorkshire ladies’ crown green team won their pre-league clash 213-151 against the Civil Service on Sunday at Hove Edge.

Bradford clinch Yorkshire Inter-District snooker title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kevin Firth had Lady Luck on his side against Tom Priest

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Bradford No 1 secured the Yorkshire Inter-District Snooker League Division One title at the weekend with a 4-2 victory over Sheffield No 3 at Undercliffe Cricket Club.

Battling third place for Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heckmondwike's junior team scored points in every heat

6:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club were in action at Bury in both the first round of the Northern Fours League and the Junior League.

Asa Briggs start campaign in fine fettle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kath Sansom started the season with a 21-7 triumph for Asa Briggs

5:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Asa Briggs B opened up with an impressive 23-7 home win over Harold Club in the Bartle League, carding eight winners.

Asa Briggs start campaign in fine fettle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Kath Sansom started the season with a 21-7 triumph for Asa Briggs

5:50pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

Asa Briggs B opened up with an impressive 23-7 home win over Harold Club in the Bartle League, carding eight winners.

Siraj is youngest winner of Bradford Closed Championships aged 12

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Anyone for table tennis? The Hillingdon club is on the lookout for players

5:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

The precocious talent of 12-year-old Shayam Siraj emerged from a stern test of his mental and physical abilities to become the youngest men's singles winner at the Bradford Closed Championships last weekend.

Witter back in action

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Former world champion Junior Witter

7:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Junior Witter makes a speedy return to the ring as part of David Coldwell’s ‘Unleashed’ show at Ice Sheffield next month.

Bradford Dragons denied ahead of play-offs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris McGrew lays up for the dragons – Picture: David Enyori

4:10pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Bradford Dragons were denied victory by two late free throws as they wrapped up the regular EBL Division One season with an 82-80 defeat at Worthing Thunder.

Armitstead finishes second in Tour of Flanders

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lizzie Armitstead leads the UCI Women's Road World Cup standings on 320 points

8:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

Otley’s Lizzie Armitstead has finished second in the 139.6km Tour of Flanders behind Boels-Dolmann team-mate Ellen van Dijk.

Knock-out title for Princeville B

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

4:40pm Monday 7th April 2014

Princeville B were crowned Bradford & District Sunday School Billiards League knock-out champions after beating Eastbrook 1124-917 in the final.

Armitstead bids to mark new deal with Flanders triumph

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: CONTRACT EXTENSION: Lizzie Armitstead has agreed terms to stay with Boels-Dolmans until the end of 2016

7:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Lizzie Armitstead is hoping to celebrate her contract extension with Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team by winning the prestigious Tour of Flanders race on Sunday.

Angling Lines

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

6:00am Friday 4th April 2014


Age no limit as Keighley's Leah wins world bronze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leah Moorby shows off her Junior World Championship bronze medal and memento

9:40am Thursday 3rd April 2014

Holy Family School pupil Leah Moorby won bronze at the Junior World Taekwondo Championships in Taiwan – despite being one of the youngest competitors in the event.

Oakbank team keep up the winning tradition

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: The gold medal-winning Oakbank boys team

5:20pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

Oakbank Table Tennis Club won a gold medal at the Yorkshire Cadet Team Championships for the fourth time in six years.

Bradford Dragons make play-offs despite defeat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dragons' Dan Foley was his side's top scorer against Hemel Storm

10:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Bradford Dragons have clinched a top-four play-off place in English Basketball League Division One, despite the end of their six-game winning streak.

Bradford Saturday League bowls season starts this weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

7:20pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

The Bradford Saturday League gets under way this weekend with action in the lower five divisions.

Bumper turnout for taekwondo event

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bumper turnout for taekwondo event

7:14pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Horizon Taekwondo Academy hosted the Yorkshire 1 on 1 Match Time Event at Richard Dunn Sports Centre in Bradford, with a total of 230 competitors from 28 clubs around the country taking part.

Karate students impress at Swedish International Open

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Karate Academy squad members at the Swedish International Open

6:59pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Six members of Farsley-based Leeds Karate Academy represented JKS England at the Swedish International Open Karate Championships in Malmo, Sweden.

Bradford will have two teams in top flight next season

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Table tennis

6:00pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

The final day of the Yorkshire Table Tennis League season produced mixed emotions for the Bradford veterans' teams involved in crucial promotion deciders.

Bradford snooker sides hoping for double joy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Richard Lodge, left, and Mark Hirst are already through to this year's Bradford Billiards Championship semi-finals

5:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Bradford’s billiards team ended the season with a disappointing 5-2 defeat at home to Doncaster in the Yorkshire Inter-District League.

Heckmondwike cycle speedway suffer double defeat

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: A family affair: Father and sons Chris, Ryan, Ben and Declan Summersgill

11:40am Monday 31st March 2014

Heckmondwike cycle speedway race results: Astley and Tyldesley meeting on March 23: Heckmondwike 63, Astley 87 (scorers: Darren Kent 11, Laura Watson 9, Pawel idziorek 20, Justin Naylor 5, Adam Watson 11, Sandra Tamborska 7).

Angling lines

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

5:30pm Thursday 27th March 2014

LISTERHILLS AA: We would like to thank those who turned up for last week’s working party at Pilley’s. This is in addition to the ongoing work of levelling off the path round the far bank, as well as repairs to the platforms.

Bradford Dragons make history in reaching semi-finals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Coaching course starts in February

10:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Bradford Dragons under-13s have become the first team of any age-group to reach the semi-finals of the English Basketball League play-offs.

Fastbats maintain unbeaten run

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Table tennis

6:10pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Fastbats B continued their impressive form in Division Two of the Bradford League with a well-earned draw at table-topping Hermits B.

Green’s 137 clearance sees Bradford No 1 pull clear at summit

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Newton hammer Roosters to cut title gap

5:30pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

Right on Cue: Bradford No 1 extended their Yorkshire Inter-District League lead at the top of Division One to 11 points with a 6-0 whitewash of second-placed Leeds at Undercliffe Cricket Club.

Clayton Heights motor cyclist Brook still getting up to speed

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Brook

5:50pm Monday 24th March 2014

With a new bike and a new challenge, it was understandable that everything didn’t go to plan for Bradford motor cyclist David Brook in the opening round of the Thundersport GB Superstock at Brands Hatch.

Knock-out finalists decided

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

4:30pm Monday 24th March 2014

Eastbrook and Princeville B will contest the Bradford & District Sunday School Billiards League knock-out competition final on Tuesday, April 1 (7.30pm).

Teenage taekwondo ace Bowden reaches last eight of Dutch Open

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: 2012 bronze winner Ellie Bowden in action, right

4:10pm Monday 24th March 2014

Horizon Taekwondo Academy, which has Olympic Martial Arts clubs in Silsden, Keighley, Cottingley, Ilkley and Baildon, is celebrating having competed at the Dutch Open.

Bradford’s British Touring Car ace Tordoff tests at Donington Park

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Tordoff testing at Donington

12:30pm Monday 24th March 2014

Sam Tordoff made some impressive laps of the Donington Park National Circuit in Derbyshire.

Serena's fitness and hard work is paying off

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Serena Nash holds the trophy after helping Yorkshire retain the LTA 18 & under girls' team event. Serena did not drop a set as their No 1

6:40pm Friday 21st March 2014

Bradford’s Serena Nash is the new British No 1 in the 16 and under girls’ rankings.

Holdsworth wins mixed martial arts British title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Fulinkazan fight team have now won 15 British titles in nine years

5:20pm Friday 21st March 2014

Bradford Fulinkazan fight team, who are based at Sunbridge Road, won all five of their bouts at last Saturday’s Cage Fighter Mixed Martial Arts Show at Elland Road, with Ben Holdsworth picking up his second British title.

King's Karate Club members in the medals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: King's Karate Club are based at the Footsteps Theatre School in Idle

5:20pm Friday 21st March 2014

Idle-based King’s Karate Club’s squad of eight won a gold medal, two silvers and two bronzes at the Shindo Kai Junior Championships in Barnsley.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: ANGLING: Jamie Rich wins VES league opener at Isle Brewers

9:30am Friday 21st March 2014


Witter hoping to roar at 40

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Junio Witter

12:40am Friday 21st March 2014

Junior Witter steps into the ring for the first time as a 40-year-old tomorrow night in Sheffield.

Final farewell for Gary Havelock

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Gary Havelock

9:05pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Greg Hancock and Chris Holder are helping fellow former speedway world champion Gary Havelock celebrate his farewell meeting tomorrow night in Poole (7.30).

Team-mates make up for Emelye's disqualification

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: From left, Joe Hart, Tom Little and James Brown, who took a team bronze for Leeds Karate Academy in the 45th North West Open Championships

6:50pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

The martial arts gods were not shining on Bradford teenager Emelye O’Brien in the 45th North West Open Karate Championships.


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