AWARDS: Your chance to nominate best in local talent

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

NOMINATIONS for the 2014 Oxfordshire Sports Awards open today.

RACING: Longsdon open day

2:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Charlie Longsdon throws open the doors of his Chipping Norton stables to the public on Saturday morning.

RACING Longsdon to host stable open day

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Charlie Longsdon throws open the doors of his Chipping Norton stables to the public on Saturday morning.

EQUESTRIAN: Whittington's Blenheim joy

Witney Gazette:

9:20am Monday 15th September 2014

Francis Whittington claimed his biggest career win after holding off world No 1 William Fox-Pitt to land the Blenheim International Horse Trials CCI three-star title yesterday.

EQUESTRIAN: Fox-Pitt has three-pronged challenge at Blenheim

Witney Gazette:

7:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

World No 1 William Fox-Pitt is poised for a major assault on this weekend’s Blenheim International title after mounting an impressive triple challenge.

EQUESTRIAN: King leads way at the Palace

Witney Gazette:

9:00am Friday 12th September 2014

EMILY King took an early lead as the Blenheim International Horse Trials got under way yesterday.

EQUESTRIAN: Champion Clark ruled out of Blenheim

Witney Gazette: Middle Barton's Aoife Clark holds her nerve during the showjumping at Blenheim Park

7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

DEFENDING champion Aoife Clark will miss this weekend’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials due to injury, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

AQUATHLON: Cardy in silver joy

Witney Gazette: Janette Cardy has fought back from a stroke to win a place with Team GB in next year's World Aquathlon in Canada. Picture: OX63436 Antony Moore

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

WITNEY’S Janette Cardy won silver for Great Britain at the World Aquathlon Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

WATER SKIIING: Nutt finishes seventh for Britain

Witney Gazette:

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Standlake's Katie Nutt finished seventh for Great Britain in the Junior European & African Championships at Sesena, Spain.

MOTORSPORT: Team boss Albers quits Caterham

8:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Christijan Albers has resigned as team principal and CEO of the Leafield-based Caterham team after just five races at the helm.

GOLF: Cotswolds booster

Witney Gazette: golf generic

3:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Cotswolds Club saw off Oxford City 2-1 in Section 2 of the Shaw Gibbs Oxon Foursomes League to lift their title hopes.

HOCKEY: Witney's open day

10:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WITNEY HC are holding their annual club day on Sunday for new and existing members.

FIXTURES: Sept 6-12

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SATURDAY

RESULTS: Aug 30

8:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

WEEKEND RESULTS

RACING: Longsdon's delighted

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

4:49pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Kilfilichen Bay followed up his Southwell success for Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon with a convincing victory at Hunti-ngdon on Bank Holiday Mon-day.

BOWLS: Carterton trio slip to agonising defeat

Witney Gazette:

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Carterton trio David Clanfield, Paul Sharman and Alan Prew went down to an agonising defeat in the final of the Bowls England men’s national triples championship at Leamington Spa.

EQUESTRIAN: Triple boost

2:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Olympic team eventing silver medallist Kristina Cook, European Championships eventing gold medallist Laura Collett and Badminton winner Paul Tapner will compete at next month’s Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, organisers say.

RACING: Haddock off to flier

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Amateur jockey Marcus Haddock made a dream start to his race-riding career with a winner on his first mount when Soundbyte gained a thrilling success at Nottingham for Chastleton trainer John Gallagher.

BOWLS: Charlbury complete safety mission

Witney Gazette:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Charlbury completed the great escape in Division 2 of the Oxford & District Bowls League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

RACING: Gallagher is a happy man

Witney Gazette: Chastleton trainer John Gallagher

2:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Chastleton trainer John Gallagher was thrilled by the manner of Ada Lovelace’s victory at Brighton.

ATHLETICS: Bolton is crowned vet 40 king again

1:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Woodstock Harriers’ James Bolton retained the vet 40 men’s title with a race to go as he finished second in round four of the Mota-Vation Series at Combe.

WOMEN'S RUGBY: Angels warm-up with win

12:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Witney Angels continued their preparations for their forthcoming Women’s NC South West 1 campaign with a 29-22 friendly victory against Supermarine Ladies at Hailey Road on Sunday.

RACING: Brooks to call time as a trainer

Witney Gazette:

10:20am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Charlie Brooks, who is based at Sarsden, near Chipping Norton, has called time on his latest foray into the training ranks.

FOOTBALL: Boss Gee is upbeat

Witney Gazette:

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

North Leigh manager Mark Gee is hoping that getting his players back early for pre-season training will pay off, starting with the visit of Mangotsfield in Saturday’s opener.

BOWLS: Super Witney are crowned champions

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

7:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

West Witney were crowned Division 2 champions after a 6-0 whitewash of Thame.

BOWLS: West Witney in sight of crown

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

4:17pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Leaders West Witney closed in on the Division 2 title with a 5-1 win against Chipping Norton in the Oxford and District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

WATERSKI-ING: Nutt strikes three gold at nationals

Witney Gazette:

4:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Katie Nutt, from Standlake, struck gold in all three disciplines at the National Championships in Hazelwood Ski World, Lincoln over the weekend.

BOWLS: Carterton too strong for Witney

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

4:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Carterton beat Witney Mills 5-1 in Division 1 of the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurs-eries.

GOLF: Cook is ready to turn pro

Witney Gazette:

12:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Jamie Cook is all set to juggle two different sports this season as the Oxford City forward gets closer to becoming a professional golfer.

BOWLS: Carterton in hot form

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

2:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Carterton ended Shiplake’s recent good run with a 5-1 home victory in Division 1 of the Oxford & District Bowls League sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

RACING: Longsdon boosted by Fehily

Witney Gazette: OPTIONS: Opening Batsman, ridden by Noel Fehily

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon provided stable jockey Noel Fehily with his first winner since his comeback from injury when Pure Style lived up to his name at Worcester.

BOXING: Awe-struck Hall meets hero Brook

Witney Gazette:

11:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Windrush Boxing Club’s light bantamweight Nathan Hall, 15, had a work experience week he will never forget after he trained at the famous Ingle gym in Sheffield.

BOWLS: Woodstock's joy

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

12:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Woodstock hit the century mark in a 5-1 win against Oxford University Press in Division 4 of the Oxford & District League sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

RACING: Rimell's success

Witney Gazette: Owner-trainer Mark Rimell celebrated a win at Salisbury

12:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Leafield owner-trainer Mark Rimell provided jockey Graham Lee with the middle leg of a treble when 5-1 shot Spiraea bounced back to winning ways at Warwick, writes Russell Smith.

CRICKET: Downs end long wait for victory

Witney Gazette: cricket generic

11:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

Wes Bartlett hit 81 and James France made 53 as hosts Oxford Downs finally secured their first Cherwell League Division 1 win of the season at the expense of Great Brickhill.

CRICKET: Swinbrook get pitch boost

Witney Gazette: cricket generic

2:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Swinbrook CC has been given almost £19,000 to repair their damaged pitch.

GYMNASTICS: Morris on song

Witney Gazette:

1:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Carterton GC’s Roisin Morris, eight, won four gold medals at the Oxfordshire County Levels Competition at Berinsfield.

BOWLS: Carterton defeat leaders

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Carterton won by a single shot against Division 1 leaders Headington in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

TENNIS: Open day puts seal on courts revamp

Witney Gazette: tennis racket hitting ball for sport

3:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Witney Tennis Club will be holding an open day this Sunday from 10am to 5pm after work to resurface the courts was completed.

DISABILITY SPORT: Youngsters are boosted

Witney Gazette: Witney’s multi-sports club are set to benefit from National Lottery funding

3:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Young people across West Oxfordshire with disabilities or behavioural difficulties are set for a boost from the National Lottery.

SAILING: Humphris has a trip of a lifetime

Witney Gazette: Carterton teenager Oliver Humphris pictured with Ellen McArthur after completing in the JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race around the Isle of Wight on Saturday

3:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A Carterton teenager who overcame cancer had the experience of a lifetime when he shared the seas with four-time Olympic champion Sir Ben Ainslie at the JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race.

RACING: Longsdon's quandry

Witney Gazette: Charlie Longsdon

3:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon could aim Vulcanite at the Galway Festival next month after the versatile gelding completed a hat-trick at Worcester on Sunday.

GOLF RESULTS

Witney Gazette: golf generic

1:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

GOLF RESULTS

BOWLS: West Witney take over at summit

Witney Gazette: Hanborough Bowls Club show off their new shirts which are part of a sponsorship deal with Sportif Suzuki of Long Hanborough, at their charity day

12:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

West Witney knocked long-time Division 2 leaders Ban-bury Chestnuts off the top with a 6-0 whitewash of Wat-lington in the Oxford and District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

SWIMMING: Speare is national champion

10:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

YOLANDA Speare produced a superb display to triumph in the ASA National Long Course Masters Championships.

BOWLS: Charlbury roast Chestnuts

Witney Gazette: image of bowls close up of bowling woods and jack for sport

8:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Charlbury recorded a 4-2 home win over Division 2 leaders Banbury Chestnuts in the Oxford & District League, sponsored by Yarnton Nurseries.

BOXING: Hall signs off on a high

Witney Gazette: Nathan Hall

7:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

NATHAN Hall posted an impressive victory over Owen Pirrot in the Bristol Box Cup on Sunday.

KICKBOXING: Double joy for India

Witney Gazette: India Mae Thompson

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

INDIA Mae Thompson picked up two silver medals in the ICO European Championships in Sittingbourne, Kent.

GYMNASTICS: Dela's day to savour

Witney Gazette: Carterton coach Debra Courtenay-Crane with gold medal winner Kate Dela

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

KATE Dela won gold in the Veterans Over 30s Artistic Advanced Gymnastics Competition at Basingstoke.

GOLF RESULTS

Witney Gazette: golf generic

1:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

LOCAL RESULTS






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