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Horse Racing tips and selections for Saturday, August 2

Wandsworth Guardian: Observational (right) ridden by James Doyle comes home to win The Casco EBF Stallions Cocked Hat Stakes from second placed Marzoco, (left) ridden by Ryan Moore during day two of the May Festival at Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

5:00pm Friday 1st August 2014

Horse racing tips for Saturday, August 2, including Goodwood and Newmarket.

Breaking news Dons defensive plans rocked after Frampton breaks his ankle

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:24pm Friday 1st August 2014

AFC Wimbledon defender Andy Frampton will miss up to two months of the season after breaking his ankle in training.

The Weirwolf roars his way to a soggy Commonwealth Games gold

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:56am Friday 1st August 2014

Six-time Paralympian David Weir can now add a Commonwealth title to his list of accolades after winning gold last night (Thursday) in the T54 1,500m.

Chisholm's health push ahead of Harlequins Sevens showdown

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

For up and coming rugby stars, the Premiership Sevens are a shop window to impress watching coaches, but for Harlequins number eight, he will be pleased just to keep his food down.

Last year, Ardley was shattered before the season even began, but now he is... Relaxed and raring to go

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 1st August 2014

This time last year, Neal Ardley was a shattered manager facing his first full season in charge of AFC Wimbledon.

Hercules Wimbledon women make club history

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:30am Friday 1st August 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club's senior women's track & field team made history when they won the Rosenheim League Eastern division women’s title for the first time since the women's competition was introduced in 2010.

Decathlete Bryant celebrates a silver medal that was cast in Hampton and is after much more - he's aiming high

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 1st August 2014

Ashley Bryant may have got his hands on a first senior international decathlon medal in Scotland this week, but he is already plotting his course for more.

AFC Wimbledon's Oakley is hamstrung

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:47pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AFC Wimbledon will be without the services of George Oakley for the start of the season after boss Neal Ardley confirmed the striker has picked up a hamstring injury in training.

Amor is feeling the Commonwealth Games pride in defeat

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England’s rugby sevens head coach Simon Amor came away from the Commonwealth Games with the consolation Plate prize, but he wanted gold.

Disappointed Rooney has to settle for fourth

Wandsworth Guardian:

3:35pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Croydon Harriers Martyn Rooney admitted the better men took the medals on the day, but he could not hide his disappointment at finishing fourth in the Commonwealth Games 400m last night (Wednesday).

Ashtead CC skipper Deighton wants new endings

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Ashtead CC skipper Tom Deighton is looking for a similar end to last season, but with for a different reason.

Quins' Chisholm out to add Premiership Sevens title to golden summer

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Harlequins number eight James Chisholm is determined to cap off an unforgettable summer by adding the Premiership Rugby Sevens title to the Junior World Championships trophy he won earlier this year - and he insists that his side have the players to do it, writes Sacha Clayton.

Wimbledon hockey quartet set for a semi-final Commonwealth Games date

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:25am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Wimbledon Hockey Club’s Commonwealth Games quartet look set for a semi-final date against either Australia or India.

Richards shines on the line to take World Junior Championship silver

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Ewell Village’s hurdling sensation Shona Richards announced herself on the global stage last week by winning silver in the 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Junior Championships.

Australia defeat no concern for fit again Twigg

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 3-0 defeat to Australia would not give many English sportsmen any reason to feel positive, but Surbiton’s Georgie Twigg thinks otherwise.

Commonwealth Games star Joyce is no “dumpling”

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:38pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Putney boxer Joe Joyce has played down his professional demolition of Scotland’s Ross Henderson in the last 16 of the Commonwealth Games super heavyweight division.

Croydon Harriers Rooney has a plan for his Commonwealth Games semi-final

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:41am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Croydon Harriers Martyn Rooney is treating tonight’s 400m Commonwealth Games semi-final as if it was the final itself.

Twickenham collapse costs them dear at home to Hornsey

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Twickenham missed the chance to close the gap on Middlese County League Premier Division leaders Teddington on Saturday as they collapsed to defeat against Hornsey on Saturday.

Edwards bemoans Commonwealth Games exit at the hands of Scotland's "golden boy"

Wandsworth Guardian:

Charlie Edwards’ Commonwealth Games boxing adventure lasted just three rounds after a second round defeat to Scotland’s Reece McFadden – much to his dissatisfaction.

Croydon Harriers make their county mark

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:23am Monday 28th July 2014

Ten Croydon Harriers made their mark in Surrey colours last weekend in Southern inter-county fixtures.

Strawberry Hill golfer out to build on Open experience

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Strawberry Hill golfer Chris Rodgers might not have been completely satisfied with his British Open debut, but he is hoping it is a platform to bigger and better things.

House of Payne: Dons victory proves Chelsea just want to win everything

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon did themselves proud in their pre-season friendly with Chelsea even if they eventually ran out of steam in their 3-2 defeat, writes John Payne.

Aikines-Aryeetey in bullish mood ahead of Commonwealth sprint showdown

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

At the age of 25, Harry Aikines-Areeytey is determined the time has come for him to fulfil the promise he showed as a teenager and claim a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

Rosslyn Park's Rowland give the inside track

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Harry Rowland is Rosslyn Park through and through, so he is best placed to reveal how last season’s disappointment at missing out on promotion to the Championship will affect this year’s campaign.

Bridge Banter: We all have to start somewhere, just ask Chelsea skipper John Terry

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

I suppose we all have to start somewhere. It’s just a shame that most young players will not make the big time.

Ardley yet to decide on Kennedy's AFC Wimbledon future

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Dons boss Neal Ardley has not closed the door on bringing defender Callum Kennedy back into the squad as his search for a defender continues.

Twickenham's Mitchell happy to look forward with confidence in GP3

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Twickenham racing driver Mitchell Gilbert may not have got the results to prove it but is finally happy he is getting somewhere this season.

King George VI preview and Weekend selections

Wandsworth Guardian: Betfair Weekend at Ascot Racecourse

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

This weekend sees the return of big racing to Ascot with the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (more commonly known as the King George) at Ascot, just a month removed from the Royal Ascot festival.

Hard slog for Twickenham as Teddington steal a march in title race

Wandsworth Guardian:

1:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Twickenham batsman Simon Dunning gets his weight behind things on the Green on Saturday as his 38 – along with 56 from skipper Carlos Nunes – helped his side recover from 15-5 to reach 153 all out in their Middlesex County League Premier Division top of the table clash with Teddington.

AFC Wimbledon boss has a message for his "strutting" wannabes

Wandsworth Guardian:

12:21pm Friday 25th July 2014

While Neal Ardley was left generally pleased with the 2-1 win over Sutton United on Tuesday night, he still has reasons to be knock his Dons players down a peg or two.

In May, Kennedy was injured, without a club and facing uncertainty, but now... Opportunity comes Callum

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:28am Friday 25th July 2014

When Callum Kennedy fell victim to the annual end of season Dons player cull, he thought his time at the Cherry Red Records stadium had come to an end.

Edwards' opening shot at Commonwealth Games gold put on hold until Sunday

Wandsworth Guardian:

9:24am Friday 25th July 2014

Beddington boxer Charlie Edwards will have to wait until tonight to discover his first opponent in his campaign for Commonwealth Games gold after being handed a bye in the first round draw.

Hercules Wimbledon veterans end on a winning note, but have to settle for second best overall

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon's older members ended their Southern Veterans League season on a winning note when they took the honours in the final men's match at Wimbledon Park.

Tiffin schoolgirl Mehmet: I could have won English amateur title

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Tiffin Girls’ School student Inci Mehmet admitted two tee shots cost her English Women’s Amateur Championship title last week.

Cowell: Commonwealth showcase can put tumbling on the map

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A Richmond gymnast is hoping a starring role in the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony can see her sport become part of the Olympic programme.

Wimbledon will profit from quartet’s Commonwealth Games time

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Wimbledon Hockey Club’s Michael Hoare and his England compatriots kick-off their Commonwealth Games campaign today [Thursday], and the defender can only see the positives for his club side.

Cowan is a Hercules Wimbledon record breaker

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon Athletic Club’s Dwayne Cowan produced his best form of the season to smash his own club 400m record at the LEAP meeting at Loughborough on Saturday.

Burnell gets Down for Welsh

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:18am Thursday 24th July 2014

Head coach Justin Burnell has backed lock James Down to satep up a level at London Welsh this season.

Adebayo paints AFC Wimbledon Dons with Azeez

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:47pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

If AFC Wimbledon’s new signings prove to be a painted -on success, boss Neal Ardley can take some of the credit.

Stubborn Chessington stay in their hole to frustrate skipper Secchi

Wandsworth Guardian:

4:18pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Epsom CC skipper Danny Secchi could not hide his disappointment after his side managed only a winning draw in Division Two of the Surrey Championship at struggling Chessington on Saturday.

Barnes' pieces of eight slay Weybridge in the end

Wandsworth Guardian:

2:41pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Sutton bowler Warren Barnes proved the difference in more ways than one against Weybridge at Hanger Hill on Saturday.

Putney tennis star of the future is more determined in the face of defeat

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Putney tennis starlet Katie Dando insists she is hungrier than ever to see her name in lights after falling just short of booking her spot at a Wimbledon tournament.

South Korea is no Ollie-day for Esher's Millroy

Wandsworth Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Ollie Millroy is one to give up on a lost cause and he is hoping to build on a South Korean horror show next month.

Surbiton High ambassador Alcott ready to inspire next generation

Wandsworth Guardian:

5:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott is no stranger to adversity and, having hung up her skis after Sochi 2014, she is hoping to inspire Surrey’s next generation of budding athletes, writes Chris Bailey.

Turner's Commonwealth Games preparations continue apace

Wandsworth Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Sutton’s Andy Turner and Harry Aikines-Aryeetey both completed their Commonwealth Games preparations with morale boosting victories at the London Anniversary Games meeting on Sunday.

Records tumble for Herne Hill Harriers athletes

Wandsworth Guardian:

11:43am Monday 21st July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' week of competition saw two club records broken.

Adolphe and Garvey take a winning professional bow

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:36am Monday 21st July 2014

Former Earlsfield ABC representatives Louis Adolphe and Kirk Garvey both recorded victories in their professional debuts at York Hall last week.

Croydon Harriers win promotion to the top flight

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:07am Monday 21st July 2014

Croydon Harriers' young athletes are celebrating promotion to the top tier of the UK Youth Development for the first time, thanks to a runners-up finish in their Premier Two clash at Hornchurch.

Britain's men's four confident of gold at World Championships

Wandsworth Guardian:

7:00am Monday 21st July 2014

Surbiton's Moe Sbihi has warned Team GB men's four has plenty of room for improvement ahead of the World Championships next month.

House of Payne: Broncos relegation is a failure for rugby league

Wandsworth Guardian:

10:47pm Sunday 20th July 2014

If London Broncos thought they would get immediate sympathy as their 19-year stay in Super League ended they were mistaken, writes John Payne.









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