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King George VI preview and Weekend selections

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

Harper: Pinney must keep feet on the ground at Ks

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Assistant boss Graham Harper has warned striker Nathaniel Pinney if he thinks he has life at Kingstonian cracked, he has another thing coming.

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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

Crystal Palace overloaded on fitness, but that's what it is all about

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has been deliberating overloading the players in an effort to get them to the peak of fitness ahead of the new Premier League season.

Cowan is a Hercules Wimbledon record breaker

Wimbledon 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.

Wimbledon will profit from quartet’s Commonwealth Games time

Wimbledon 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.

Whyteleafe are riding the wave of team spirit says boss Fowler

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

Boss John Fowler says Whyteleafe are riding the wave of a terrific team spirit as they enter a new era of Ryman Division One South football.

Adebayo paints AFC Wimbledon Dons with Azeez

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

Channel hopping leaves Whyteleafe chairman hopping mad

Wimbledon Guardian:

2:23pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Whyteleafe chairman Mark Coote says he would rather take his team to Calais or Dieppe than Guernsey on August 13.

Barnes' pieces of eight slay Weybridge in the end

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

Campana's Crystal Palace Premier League dream ends with move to Sampdoria

Wimbledon Guardian:

2:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Crystal Palace midfielder Jose Campana has ended a frustrating stay at Selhurst Park by signing for Italian Serie A outfit Sampdoria.

Surbiton High ambassador Alcott ready to inspire next generation

Wimbledon 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.

Kingstonian will play second fiddle to Margate

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:22pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Kingstonian may have made some stellar signings, but Corinthian Casuals chief Matt Howard says they will play second fiddle to Margate in the Ryman Premier League this term.

Turner's Commonwealth Games preparations continue apace

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

PICTURES: Whyteleafe unveil 3G pitch against Kingstonian

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:57am Monday 21st July 2014

Whyteleafe opened their new 3G pitch with an excellent game against Kingstonian, last season's Ryman Premier League runners up.

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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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.

Sutton & Epsom coach: Until we meet again, Mr Renwick

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Sutton & Epsom RFC coach Jeff Parsons admitted he is looking forward to facing his old mate Shawn Renwick when the pair clash this season.

Shona is keeping her head ahead of world title shot

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Ewell Village’s Shona Richards has already conquered England this year and now she is ready to take on the world.

Fans' great expectations ahead of AFC Wimbledon's new League Two campaign

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The summer signings have fueled excitement among the Dons faithful, as Tim Ashton found out when he spoke to fans outside last week’s meet the manager night.

Sutton & District sprinter is off to the World Junior Championships

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Sutton & District AC’s Imani Lansiquot is heading to the US for the World Junior Championships after a blistering show at last weekend’s English Schools’ Championship.

No gimmes for Leatherhead CC after a bad day at the office

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Leatherhead CC skipper Matt Joblin admitted that sometimes the opposition just play better than you, after a five-wicket defeat at relegation contenders Valley End.

Lowe prepared for Quins comeback

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Friday 18th July 2014

Harlequins might have already signed Whitgift School old boy Marland Yarde and Fiji international Asaeli Tikoirotuma this summer, but backs coach Mark Mapletoft reckons there is one more “new face” ready to make a mark.

Skipper tips Reigate Priory for the Premier Division title

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Neil Baker has tipped Reigate Priory to win the Premier Division of the Surrey Championship – but only just.

Tanners open new Ryman Premier League campaign on home soil

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:44am Thursday 17th July 2014

Leatherhead will begin a fresh life in the Ryman Premier League at Fetcham Grove against Peacehaven & Telscombe.

Kingstonian head out on the road for Ryman Premier curtain raiser

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:21am Thursday 17th July 2014

Tommy Williams’ first competitive game as Kingstonian boss will be on the road at Enfield Town when the new Ryman Premier League gets underway on August 9.

Goals, goals, goals - Crystal Palace smash the Austrians but Pulis cares not about the result

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:47am Thursday 17th July 2014

Tony Pulis is not "too worried" about pre-season results even though his Eagles made a statement of intent last night beating GAK Graz 13-1 in Austria.

Latest news from Hercules Wimbledon AC - women take League runners-up spot

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's women performed well in their third Southern Women's League Division One match at Crawley, taking runners-up spot in a seven-match contest.

Sinclair's vicious right-hand sets up a Queensbury League rematch

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Thornton Heath's Duane Sinclair was crowned Queensbury Boxing League’s national light heavyweight champion last weekend, after brutally disposing of fellow challenger Dominic Felix.

Rescuers save swan from Chelsea Football Club training ground

Wimbledon Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

There was plenty of action at Chelsea FC’s Stoke D’Abernon training ground last week, but none of it came from the players.

Chelsea agree Filipe Luis deal

Wimbledon Guardian: Filipe Luis, pictured, has followed Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid to Chelsea

12:38pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid to sign Brazilian left-back Filipe Luis.

Terry welcomes Costa signing

Wimbledon Guardian: John Terry, pictured, believes Diego Costa could be "a very good signing" for Chelsea

6:15pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Chelsea captain John Terry has predicted big things from rival-turned-team-mate Diego Costa after the Spain striker's move to Stamford Bridge was completed.

Smart Inci in English amateur title hunt in Cornwall

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:22pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Tiffin Girls’ School student Inci Mehmet saw the value in education to lead the English Women’s Amateur Championship after the first round on Tuesday.

Kingston plays part in Surrey's English Schools success

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Kingston & Polytechnic Harrier Mae Thompson secured a 400 metre hurdles silver medal as Surrey lifted the English School Athletics Championships team title on Sunday, writes Stuart Amos.

Hercules men prepare for Southern League final show-down

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:50am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hercules Wimbledon AC's men ended their Southern Men's League Division 1C season on a high with a narrow win in their final match at Tooting Bec on Saturday.

Surrey athletes break records and haul in the medals at the English Schools Championships

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:42am Wednesday 16th July 2014

The Surrey schools' athletics team struck a solid vein of gold at the Alexander stadium in Birmingham in the English Schools Championships.

Dons' next generation of women footballers take lessons from Chelsea stars

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:14am Wednesday 16th July 2014

AFC Wimbledon's next generation of women footballers have been taking inspiration from the cream of the Women’s Super League.

Contrasting fortunes for Surbiton stars

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Surbiton trio Hollie Webb, Georgie Twigg and Giselle Ansley will go to next week’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow full of confidence after lifting the Investec London Cup at the weekend but clubmate will be thinking otherwise, writes Colin Pike.









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