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Clayton-le-Woods BMX rider Finley Hough is British champion aged just seven

A seven year old BMX rider from Clayton-le-Woods has raced his way to the top becoming a British champion.
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Megan's joy at racing chance

A Leyland schoolgirl has secured an exclusive place in a first-ever wheelchair national race.

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Ian and James Fox have reached the  American Golf  Family Championship national final

Leyland father and son head to Belfry

Father and son team Ian and James Fox from Leyland have qualified for the national final of the American Golf Family Championship.

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Brad Carsley in action for previous club Longridge Town

UPDATE: Bamber Bridge footballer Brad Carsley suffered severe concussion after cracking his head during match

A Bamber Bridge footballer suffered severe concussion after cracking his head on a concrete wall during a game this afternoon.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Have a Go at.... cue sports

Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, include snooker, pool or billiards.
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We're in charge . . . Leyland Golf Club volunteers on the 18th at Royal Birkdale

In land of Open glory at the 18th

The world’s top golfers won’t be the only familiar faces to TV viewers in Lancashire as the Open Championship reaches its climax this weekend.

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The successful Jump UK trampolinists - back row; Amy Pickering, Megan Davies, Lucy Moores. Front row, Henry Barnes and Will Fothergill.

Trampolinists jump to national success

A Leyland gymnastics and trampoline club is jumping for joy after it secured three gold medals at the National Championships.

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Megan Bradley, from Leyland, will take part in a Superhero Series.

Leyland ‘superhero’ Megan to push through the pain barrier to complete triathlon

A 13-year-old ‘superhero’ says she will push past the pain barrier to complete a special triathlon.

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More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UKs premier long-distance triathalon this weekend.
The Ironman will start with a wave as athletes begin their 2.4-mile swim taking in two laps of the lake at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh.

UK’s premier triathlon to come to town

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UK’s premier long-distance triathlon this weekend.

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Leyland Under-11s in action

Honours even for Warriors youngsters

Leyland Warriors’ U-13 side continued their recent good form against second-in-the-league Culcheth Eagles in a thriller of a drawn game at Moss Side.

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John McEnroe throwing his racket in anger during his stormy semi-final match against Australian Rod Frawley

14 brilliant moments from Wimbledon over 90 years

The Beeb is celebrating nine decades of broadcasting from the Wimbledon Championships - here's a look back...

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Andy Murray was positive about his fitness ahead of the start of Wimbledon

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta aiming to prove fitness as Wimbledon begins

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta will both look to prove they are fighting fit for long Wimbledon campaigns when they take to the court on Monday.

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Services to Disability Sport winner Andrew Whitaker

South Ribble sports heroes recognised

Sporting heroes from across the borough have been honoured at a glittering event.

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Show jumper’s place in history books

Samlesbury-based show jumper Nigel Coupe has written his name in the history books after winning the prestigious Al Shira’aa Hickstead Derby title.

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Adam Haworth, Mikey Thornley and Izzy Spear

England nod for martial arts trio

Three talented young students from Leyland Chorley Taekwondo club have qualified to represent England in the WKC World Championships in Portugal.

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It takes grit and passion
 to live out your dream

It takes grit and passion to live out your dream

Olympic figure skaters have run a mile to inspire young athletes to achieve their dreams. MEGAN TITLEY spoke to Stacey Kemp and David King to find out what it takes to reach the heady heights of success

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Leyland Warriors Under 14s take instructions at half-time

Warriors in Shield final and first for Panthers

Leyland Warriors’ ARLFC Under-14s side earned a place in the NWC Shield final after a thrilling 22-0 home victory over South Trafford Raiders.

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Dave Ryding

Chorley ski star Ryding is setting his sights high

Chorley slalom skier Dave Ryding has re-set his goals after enjoying a career best season on the snow slopes of the world.

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