Scott doubles up – after 45-year wait

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Scott shows off the Skipton Merit trophy alongside runner-up Ian Bernard, right, and Skipton League president Warren Burnett. It is the second time Scott has won the title – 45 years after his first success in the competition

10:29am Thursday 18th September 2014

A BIT of bowls history was made with the completion of the much-delayed Skipton Merit at the SPF green.

Yorkshire ladies ready to meet their Waterloo

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

6:49am Thursday 18th September 2014

YORKSHIRE'S Ladies are seeking to retain the Waterloo Cup when they play Shropshire at Waterloo Bowling Club in Blackpool on Saturday.

Angling lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New law on salmon fishing in the Wye

6:27pm Thursday 18th September 2014

LISTERHILLS AA: The working party at the canal was well attended and a considerable amount of weed was removed.

Dragons re-sign stalwart duo

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford Dragons have re-signed stalwarts Vance Silcott, left, and Rihards Šulcs for the 20-14-15 season

4:52pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BRADFORD Dragons have re-signed stalwarts Vance Silcott and Rihards Sulcs.

Latest results from around the leagues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Scott shows off the Skipton Merit trophy alongside runner-up Ian Bernard, right, and Skipton League president Warren Burnett. It is the second time Scott has won the title – 45 years after his first success in the competition

4:19pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BRADFORD LEAGUES

Money is proving well spent at Knotford

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford No 1 AA member James Miller shows the benefit of restocking with this 21lb carp

4:04pm Monday 15th September 2014

BRADFORD No1 Angling Association and their members are already reaping the rewards from the project at Knotford Lagoon as they continue to invest in the future of their still waters.

Bradford Dragons make double signing

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: New boys Jason Swaine, left, and John Bantock, right, with Dragons head coach Chris Mellor

7:52pm Friday 12th September 2014

BRADFORD Dragons have announced two major additions to their squad for the upcoming English Basketball League campaign.

Khunais wants to be King for more than a day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Khunais Khan, with his dad Ishmael, who reckons he can go on to become an Olympic gold medallist and world champion

5:45pm Friday 12th September 2014

BRADFORD boxer Khunais Khan may only be six, but he already has a nickname, has been to Brendan Ingle's world-famous gym in Sheffield and is due to visit undefeated five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather's stateside establishment in December.

Bulman crowned over-60s champion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Action from the Yorkshire Crown Green Merit qualifying competition at Harold Club in Low Moor

4:52pm Friday 12th September 2014

IRENE Bulman won the Bradford ladies over-60s singles bowls title at Queensbury.

Faye bowls over her rivals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Skipton youngster Faye Ellis, who finished runner-up in the under-18s All England Crown Green Championships

9:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

THE future of Yorkshire Crown Green Bowling looked extremely good on Saturday when Faye Ellis, a 14-year-old from Skipton Craven reached the final of the British Crown Green Ladies Junior Merit at Poynton Sports Club, Cheshire.

Wilson proves a wizard in Spen Masters

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Walter Worsman Teenage Handicap finalists Chloe Hirst (Queensbury) and Bailey Rice (Drighlington)

6:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

GRAEME Wilson has won the 2014 Spen Masters, sponsored by P&I Hopkins Butchers, after defeating Lower Hopton team-mate Graham Hickey 21-7 in the final.

Bradford in a derby daze after inter-district draw

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

7:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Right on Cue

Handicap is too much for Heckmondwike

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Missing Pawel Idziorek, Richard Wells and Jake Wood proved too big a mountain for Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club to climb at Firth Park, and they lost their Northern League match 97-53 to full-strength Sheffield.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Winner David Smith and runner-up Robbie Ellis contest the Gloria Garnett Memorial Bowl final at Devonshire Bowing Green in Skipton

4:24pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SATURDAY LEAGUE

Now Jack is a rising IndyCar star

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jack Hawksworth receives his Verizon IndyCar Series Rising Star award at a glittering ceremony in downtown Los Angeles

3:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

JACK Hawksworth, who was thinking about ditching motor racing to become a personal trainer last winter, has won a prestigious award in his maiden Verizon IndyCar Series campaign.

Horizons broaden as taekwondo students bid for national glory

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Silsden's Jamie Simpson-Kidd is competing at the British National Championships. Photographer: Karl Mann

6:48pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A DOZEN youngsters from the Bradford area have been named in the Horizon Taekwondo Academy team for the British National Championships later this month at Manchester Velodrome.

Podium places give Brook renewed appetite

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: David Brook finished second and third at Rockingham

5:30pm Friday 5th September 2014

DAVE Brook proved that track knowledge is nine-tenths of the battle when he secured two podium finishes in the sixth round of the Thundersport GB Superstock series at Rockingham.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:27am Friday 5th September 2014

BRADFORD No1 AA

GB call-ups for Scott Thwaites and Lizzie Armitstead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: SUBMITTED PIC -  CREDIT Jonathan Pow 
Pro rider Scott Thwaites (far left), with from left, Adam Evans (from JD Cycles) & from Yorkshire Cancer Research Dr. Mark Sutherland, Liz Hills, Adam Tasker, Taras Stephenson, Susan Richman, Professor Phil Quirke

5:04pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SCOTT Thwaites and Lizzie Armitstead have been named in the Great Britain cycling squad for this month's Road World Championships in Spain.

Oh brother! Hansons clash in first round

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

5:02pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE final of the 2014 Spen Masters, sponsored by P&I Hopkins Butchers, takes place on Saturday from 4.30pm.

Heckmondwike ace stars in Euro Series

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's track at Firth Park

5:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's star rider Pawel Idziorek returned to Poland to take part in the Euro Series, scoring well against strong competition in the qualifying stage to score 15 points.

Double comes easy for Unity

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:44pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

UNITY finished the Bradford Summer League season in style by adding the Bower Cup to their Division Two title.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

2:56pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SATURDAY LEAGUE

Cycle speedway's on the rise in Heckmondwike

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club's track at Firth Park

5:00pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club held their of the Northern Fours and Junior League on Sunday, with teams from Hull, Bury, Stockport and Astley and Tyldesley all taking part.

Angling lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Family Fishing Fun Day

7:25am Friday 29th August 2014

BRADFORD CITY AA - Mixed weather over the last week has refreshed lakes and rivers, so anglers are reporting good catches from our fisheries.

Cranmore upset favourites Ladyhill to lift Hutchinson title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:02am Thursday 28th August 2014

UNDERDOGS Cranmore were crowned Eric Hutchinson Memorial Handicap winners after defeating top-flight Bradford League side Ladyhill 220-184 in the final at Heckmondwike.

Rice one Bailey! Drighlington youngster shows promise

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

7:39am Thursday 28th August 2014

BAILEY Rice (Drighlington) was the winner of the David Ike Robinson Memorial Handicap, after defeating Nathan Dobson (Wibsey) 21-15 in the final.

Horizon pair keep GB squad places

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Horizon Taekwondo Academy pupils Jamie Simpson-Kidd and Ellie Bowden, who have retained their Great Britain squad places – Picture: Karl Mann

3:38pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

HORIZON Taekwondo Academy pair Jamie Simpson-Kidd, from Silsden, and Ellie Bowden of Cullingworth have successfully retained their places in the Great Britain cadet development squad.

Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali claims Youth Olympic bronze

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRONZE BID: Muhammad Ali. Picture: Garry Bowden/SIPPA/BOA

6:12pm Monday 25th August 2014

KEIGHLEY boxer Muhammad Ali admitted he was relieved to put his injury nightmare behind him and walk away from the Youth Olympic Games with a bronze medal around his neck.

Keighley boxer Muhammad Ali targets bronze after Stevenson gets better of him again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: BRONZE BID: Muhammad Ali. Picture: Garry Bowden/SIPPA/BOA

8:18pm Sunday 24th August 2014

MUHAMMAD Ali insists he can hold his head up high despite the Keighley boxer seeing gold slip through his grasp at the Youth Olympic Games.

Serious crash mars Harrison's weekend

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:37pm Friday 22nd August 2014

DEAN Harrison experienced the highs and lows of motorcycle racing at the Ulster Grand Prix last weekend.

Angling lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

8:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Latest from the local angling scene

Waterloo Cup bid is consolation prize

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

6:39pm Friday 22nd August 2014

YORKSHIRE ladies' crown green bowling team had a disappointing end to their title hopes in the Inter-County Championships when they were beaten 417-387 by Warwick & Worcester last Sunday.

Chris Melling relives his missing cue nightmare

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Melling won two qualifying rounds before being beaten

9:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

CHRIS Melling admitted that being without his own cue was 'like losing your right arm'.

Home and away wins in vain for Yorkshire

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tony Riley of Brighouse Sports was one of nine Yorkshire home winners in their British Parks County Championship victory over North Derbyshire

6:04am Thursday 21st August 2014

YORKSHIRE carded an impressive 24-7 win over North Derbyshire in the British Parks County Championship – only to hear that Greater Manchester had defeated Cheshire 29-2 to progress to the final.

Danielle smashes 22-year-old record

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Danielle Bailey lopped almost three seconds off the previous 50 metres freestyle record

8:51pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

CITY of Bradford Swimming Club newcomer Danielle Bailey, from Otley, has broken a 22-year-old British Paralympic record.

Latest bowls results from around the Bradford leagues

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Action from the Yorkshire Crown Green Merit qualifying competition at Harold Club in Low Moor

6:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SATURDAY - Naylor Premier: Whitkirk 180 (19), Eccleshill A 163 (11); Crossgates 192 (19), Ladyhill A 166 (11); Brighouse Sports A 170 (13), Pudsey A 186 (17); Clayton A 184 (19), Asa Briggs A 170 (11); Shipley Club A 190 (20), Wyke A 160 (10).

Unity on course for summer double

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

4:55pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

UNITY made no mistake in wrapping up the Division Two title in the Bradford Summer League with resounding victories in their final two matches.

Serena in Nike action

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Serena Nash is facing Holly Thompson today

8:14am Monday 18th August 2014

BRADFORD'S Serena Nash is taking part in the under-16 girls' singles at the Nike Junior National Championships at Nottingham Tennis Centre today.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Shiplate Fishing Club latest

6:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BRADFORD No1 AA

Big prize at stake in old rivalry

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Dawn Bray is representing Yorkshire Ladies at Ye Olde Knowle

9:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

YORKSHIRE Ladies' crown green bowling team go head to head with old rivals Warwick and Worcester on Sunday when they play their semi-final game in the Inter-County Championship.

Fixture clash hits Bradford's chances

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bowls at Eccleshill recreation ground.

Seding one down is Andy Gilroy as he's challenged by John Preston. AG rep Sport  (9239778)

8:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

YORKSHIRE go into their last British Parks County Championship match against North Derbyshire on Sunday knowing that victory may not be enough to qualify them for the final.

Noble effort by trials riders at summer school

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Will Lampkin hops over a stone under the watchful eye of his uncle Dougie Lampkin

6:04pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

RED Bull-sponsored Dougie Lampkin has given the next generation of riders their wings after his latest masterclass on Addingham Moorside – where Ross Noble helped things along as the resident comedian.

Melling is Shanghaied in Barnsley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Joe Perry was beaten 4-2 by Chris Melling and then praised the Keighley man's natural ability

10:46am Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHRIS Melling, complete with a new cue to replace the one that was lost on the way to last week's Riga Open, has bowed out of the Shanghai Masters qualifiers.

Keighley boxer Ali aims to shake up Shakur

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Muhammad Ali is back in China for the Summer Youth Olympics

9:14am Tuesday 12th August 2014

KEIGHLEY'S Muhammad Ali headed to China again yesterday on a revenge mission.

The world is at Ruby's feet

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ruby Bower's rapid improvement has led to a Junior World Championship place

5:43pm Monday 11th August 2014

BRADFORD Esprit member Ruby Bower has been selected for her first Junior World Championships next month.

Armitstead targets world gold after London podium spot

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley's Lizzie Armitstead finished third in London

9:01pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead expressed her determination to carry her August success all the way to the World Championships after another podium finish yesterday – this time at the Prudential RideLondon Women’s Grand Prix.

Melling wins with borrowed cue

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

12:03pm Friday 8th August 2014

CHRIS Melling made an excellent start to his European Tour campaign yesterday in Latvia – despite his cue going missing in transit.

Moses deflated by puncture in Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:00am Thursday 7th August 2014

GUTTED was the overriding sentiment that came to mind for Tom Moses after the Commonwealth Games men’s road race.

No hard feelings from Scott Thwaites as he hails Kiwi rival who pipped him to Commonwealth Games silver medal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Scott Thwaites is pipped to the silver medal on the finishing line by New Zealand's Jack Bauer, left

9:29am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race helped him to a home victory in 2011.



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