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Richards shines on the line to take World Junior Championship silver

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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”

Wimbledon 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.

Ex-Don Mulley enjoys Kingsmeadow return with win over Kingstonian

Wimbledon Guardian:

11:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Former AFC Wimbledon star James Mulley notched the winner as he enjoyed his return to his old Kingsmeadow stomping ground on Saturday with a 3-2 triumph for Braintree Town over Kingstonian.

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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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"

Wimbledon 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.

Crystal Palace boss brings in Campbell to do one thing - hit the back of the net

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:47am Monday 28th July 2014

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis has admitted that the capture of Fraizer Campbell is all about goals.

Croydon Harriers make their county mark

Wimbledon Guardian:

10:23am Monday 28th July 2014

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

Williams: Braintree will be good benchmark for Kingstonian

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Ks boss Tommy Williams reckons next week’s clashes with Skrill Premier Braintree Town and Dover Athletic will be the perfect test of his side’s Ryman Premier League credentials.

Strawberry Hill golfer out to build on Open experience

Wimbledon 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.

Chelsea's Terry enjoys nostalgia trip to Kingsmeadow

Wimbledon Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Chelsea playing a pre-season game on a hot summer’s day at Kingsmeadow is a source of nostalgia for many people.

Aikines-Aryeetey in bullish mood ahead of Commonwealth sprint showdown

Wimbledon 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.

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

Wimbledon 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.

Rosslyn Park's Rowland give the inside track

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

Wimbledon 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

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.









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