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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.

Rooney the "wimp" does his talking on the track

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Croydon Harriers Martyn Rooney said there was no hiding place on the track after his coach called him a "wimp" ahead of the Sainsbury's Glasgow Grand Prix.

Costa completes Chelsea move

Wimbledon Guardian: Diego Costa is officially a Chelsea player

5:13pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Spain striker Diego Costa has completed his move to Chelsea from Atletico Madrid, the Blues have announced.

Weir sets course for Commonwealth gold

Wimbledon Guardian:

4:01pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

Six-time Paralympic champion David Weir is on course for Commonwealth Games glory should the speed of his outing at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix be replicated on his return to Scotland later this month, writes Joshua Richards.

Sprinter Dasaolu selected for the European Championships

Wimbledon Guardian:

1:24pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

After clocking 10.03 seconds over 100m at the Sainsbury’s Glasgow Grand Prix last weekend, Croydon Harriers James Dasaolu has been selected for the GB team going to the European Championships – but the sprinter insists he is not at his peak yet.

After saving Crystal Palace, the CPFC 2010 consortium is enjoying success, but it’s been a Long time coming

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:41am Tuesday 15th July 2014

In 2010, Martin Long was just a businessman with a life-long love of Crystal Palace.

Herne Hill Harriers miss out on a Men's League play-off place

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers hosted the latest round of the Southern Men's League Division One Central meeting at Tooting on Saturday, with the home club finishing fourth out of seven teams.

Big names and big sunshine for the Legends Rugby Festival

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

There were great names show at Wimbledon RFC on Saturday as the Legends Rugby Festival came to town.

Twickenham's Gilbert vows to bounce back from horror crash

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

ADD Motorsports driver Mitchell Gilbert walked away from the worst crash of his career that turned his dream GP3 Series debut into a nightmare at Silverstone last week.

Sharman's Commonwealth Games preparations continue apace

Wimbledon Guardian:

12:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Belgrave Harriers William Sharman came away from the newly laid Hampden Park Commonwealth Games track last Friday with flying colours after claiming victory in Glasgow Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting.

Herne Hill Harriers haul in the medals at the English Schools Championships

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:28am Monday 14th July 2014

Herne Hill Harriers' young athletes won four medals at the English Schools championships, including a gold for sprinter Marvin Popoola.

Harlequins legend takes the reins at Wimbledon RFC

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:16am Monday 14th July 2014

Harlequins' Nick Easter has taken over as head coach at Wimbledon RFC.

Sutton & District sprinter disappointed at Diamond League showing

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:49am Monday 14th July 2014

A disappointed Harry Aikines-Aryeetey felt he should put on a better performance at the Glasgow Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting on Friday.

Adolphe steps into the professional ring with promises of excitement for all boxing fans

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Monday 14th July 2014

New pro Louis Adolphe says fight fans can expect excitement from him when he makes his long-awaited pro-debut next week.

Twickenham win to set up top of the table clash with Teddington

Wimbledon Guardian:

6:00am Monday 14th July 2014

Twickenham go into next week's top of the table clash with Teddington on the Green in good form after a seven wicket Middlesex County League Premier Division win at Brondesbury on Saturday.

Kingstonian lift first silverware under Williams

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:20pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Kingstonian fans can expect goals this season as new boys Elvis Hammond and Nathaniel Pinney scored four goals between them as Ks lifted the Geoff Harvey Memorial Vase for a third year in succession on Sunday.

House of Payne: Do you really want to play for this football club, or are you just saying it?

Wimbledon Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Now that the World Cup is nearly over we can get back to the serious business as clubs fall over themselves to sign Costa Rica’s unused substitutes or the one of the many Rodriguez’s at the tournament who was not called James.

Councillor is out to complete unfinished business on the Olympic track

Wimbledon Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

Merton councillor Fidelis Gadzama believes he has something to prove as he sets his sights on competing in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.









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