Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Sporting memory

Sporting memory

THE winter Olympics taking place in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will have brought back memories for Clifton Hugh Lancelot de Verdon Wrottesley, the son-in-law of Swiss financier and Culden Faw estate owner Urs Schwarzenbach. He finished finished just...
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 him suffering episodes of atrial fibrillation, which causes an irregular and abnormally fast heart rate that can last...

Wheel done

Wheel done

Paralympic champion Jeanette Chippington has been given £500 by Henley Lions Club to help pay for upgrades to her wheelchair. Chippington, 47, who won gold in the women’s canoeing at last year’s Games in Rio, was presented with the money at Phyllis...

I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

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I became world champion and Olympic bronze medallist

WITH early morning training sessions, gruelling workouts in the gym and the threat of someone else being selected ahead of you, the life of an elite rower is not easy. But Sarah Winckless has had it harder than most. She has faced devastating...

Inter-town match delay

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 towns should take each other on in up to 20 sports with the highlight being a tug of war contest across the Thames. The...

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Fears over funding

A COUNCILLOR is concerned about the future funding of Watlington’s children’s centre. The centre was awarded a £30,000 start-up grant over three years by Oxfordshire County ... [more]

 

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