Saturday, 02 July 2022

Work hard to succeed, rowing champion tells children

Work hard to succeed, rowing champion tells children

A PARALYMPIC rowing champion encouraged children to work hard during a visit to their school. James Fox, who won gold in the mixed coxed four at the Paralympics in Rio in 2016 and in Tokyo this summer, spoke at an assembly at St Mary’s School in...
Rowing champion made to feel his age

Rowing champion made to feel his age

PARALYMPIC rowing champion James Fox was pleased to be asked some thought-provoking questions by pupils when he attended an assembly at St Mary’s School in Henley. One that really got him thinking was whether he’d be competing at the Paris 2024...

Paralympic rower inspires children

Paralympic rower inspires children

A PARALYMPIC rower has encouraged pupils at St Mary’s School in Henley to work hard to reach their goals. James Fox MBE, of Hart Street, has won gold at Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2021 Paralympics in a mixed coxed four as well as winning four gold medals at...
Bus tour and row-past for our rowing heroes

Bus tour and row-past for our rowing heroes

A CELEBRATION is to be held for the athletes who competed at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo this summer. The Heroes’ Return will take place on Saturday, September 18 to welcome members of Team GB’s rowing squad. It is being organised by...
Welcome home

Welcome home

THE girlfriend of an Olympic rowing silver medallist celebrated by displaying a Union flag outside the window of their flat in Henley. Eleanor Piggott wrote “Congratulations” on the flag to celebrate the return of Angus Groom, who was part of the GB...

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

Rower ‘not surprised’ by family travel ban to Tokyo Olympics

ROWER Vicky Thornley says she is disappointed but not surprised her parents won’t be able to join her at this year’s Olympics in Tokyo....

Olympic rowing course is former rubbish dump blighted by aircraft noise

Olympic rowing course is former rubbish dump blighted by aircraft noise

MORE than 50 people attended a talk at Leander Club about the venue for the Olympic regatta in Tokyo. Members heard from double ...

Tokyo is my last chance for gold... then I’m getting married

Tokyo is my last chance for gold... then I’m getting married

TWO years after she won her first silver medal at Rio 2016, Vicky Thornley’s chances of returning to the Olympics looked precarious. ...

Some days I wake up and think ‘why do I put myself in so much pain’ but I just love rowing

Some days I wake up and think ‘why do I put myself in so much pain’ but I just love rowing

NATASHA HARRIS-WHITE dreams of Olympic glory. The 23-year-old Leander Club rower hopes to compete in both Tokyo next summer and at the ...

Sporting memory

THE winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will have brought back memories for Clifton Hugh Lancelot de Verdon ...

Rowing ace in heart scare

Rowing ace in heart scare

OLYMPIC champion Will Satch has had heart surgery to fix a condition which threatened his rowing career. He had an operation to stop ...

Wheel done

Wheel done

Paralympic champion Jeanette Chippington has been given £500 by Henley Lions Club to help pay for upgrades to her wheelchair. ...

I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

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WITH early morning training sessions, gruelling workouts in the gym and the threat of someone else being selected ahead of you, the ...

Inter-town match delay

AN Olympic-style competition between Henley and Marlow is unlikely to take place before 2018. Last year, councillors agreed the two ...

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New coaches

SONNING Common Youth Club is to have two female football coaches to run girls’ sessions. Reading Football Club has match-funded a £500 grant from Sported and will provide the ... [more]

 

Park opening

THE new recreation ground in Sonning Common should be open in time for the summer school holidays. Memorial Park in Reades Lane has a multi-use games area, a track around the edge ... [more]

 
Tea and support

Tea and support

A DEMENTIA café is to be held regularly in Sonning Common from next month. Tea parties for sufferers and their carers will be held at the Abbeycrest nursing home in Essex Way once ... [more]

 

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