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Athletics

Verity marks parkrun century in great style

VERITY GLADING completed her 100th parkrun in style as runners gathered to mark the occasion at Southsea parkrun.

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Jeff Clark, right, makes the donation to Fareham parkrun. Also pictured, from left: John Salt, Daniel Booker, Kathy O'Loughlin, Bella Emmonds and Michelle Clark

Clark’s donation provides huge boost for Fareham parkrun

JEFF CLARK has presented a cheque to Fareham parkrun that will enable them to purchase an automated external defibrillator (AED).

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Zack Lahlal

Lahlal first at Havant event... Barnard’s new best

The parkrun round-up from Saturday, December 3...

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First Jingle Jog proves a big success

First Jingle Jog proves a big success

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City of Portsmouth coach Bronwin Carter with members of her successful throwing squad. Picture: Paul Smith

Pride in ‘amazing year’ for super City of Portsmouth

Athletes from City of Portsmouth came together at the weekend to pick up a raft of awards.

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GALE Nik Knight with his unique wind instrument made at Portsmouth Grammar School

Ear defenders needed for wind machine instrument

STUART REED, earplugs removed, reports from a spectacular concert which featured a wind instrument concocted in the woodwork department at Portsmouth Grammar School

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Gosport junior school get session with England athlete

CHILDREN got a glimpse into an elite athlete’s life as part of anti-bullying week.

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Ellie Monks. Picture: David Brawn

Monks aiming for terrific treble in sold-out Gosport Half Marathon race

BACK for its 31st year, entries for the Gosport Half Marathon have once again sold out.

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News' sports writer David Brawn and friends before the start of Southsea parkrun on Saturday.  Picture Ian Hargreaves (161278-7)

Fantastic parkrun community made century great

It’s been six years in the making and on Saturday I joined the parkrun 100 club.

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Portsmouth athlete Alex Teuten, white vest, just behind Chris Thompson at the start of the Great South Run

Portsmouth athlete Teuten dreams of future Great South Run glory

ALEX TEUTEN is dreaming of one day winning the Great South Run after smashing the 50-minute barrier in the prestigious Portsmouth 10-mile race.

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Nikki Moxham. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Top 40 for Moxham at Lee

Nikki Moxham finished first lady for the 40th time at Lee-on-the-Solent parkrun.

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Orien Young's coffin is taken down the 100m track at the Mountbatten Centre before his funeral service Picture: Sarah Standing (161479-9341)

Tributes paid as athlete takes last lap

THEY came to pay their respects to a Portsmouth sporting legend.

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Orien Young was awarded the Sport Hampshire and IOW service to sport award in 2008 for his contribution towards athletics  Picture: Peter Langdown

Obituary: Orien Young

A TRAILBLAZER for black athletes.

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Womens race winner Tirunesh Dibaba  Picture: Malcolm Wells

Dibaba vows to return to ‘unbelievable’ Portsmouth

Tirunesh Dibaba paid tribute to the ‘unbelievable’ Portsmouth crowd after making a triumphant Great South Run debut in yesterday’s elite women’s race.

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Chris Thompson, centre, claimed Great South Run glory ahead of Andy Vernon, left, and Matt Sharp Picture: Malcolm Wells

Thompson toasts maiden Great South Run win

Chris Thompson toasted maiden Great South Run glory before admitting: It was nice to turn the tables on Andy Vernon.

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Chris Thompson    Picture: Allan Hutchings

Triumphant Thompson ‘turns tables’ on Vernon in Great South Run

Chris Thompson toasted maiden Great South Run glory before admitting: It was nice to turn the tables on Andy Vernon.

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Tirunesh Dibaba, centre. Picture: Peter Langdown

Debut delight for Tirunesh Dibaba in Great South Run

It was debut delight for Tirunesh Dibaba as she cruised to Great South Run glory this morning in the elite women’s race.

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Elite women line up for the start of the 2016 Great South Run

Great South Run: Debut delight for Tirunesh Dibaba

It was debut delight for Tirunesh Dibaba as she cruised to Great South Run glory this morning in the elite women’s race.

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Battle of Britain as Chris Thompson wins men’s Great South Run race

Battle of Britain as Chris Thompson wins men’s Great South Run race

Chris Thompson won the Battle of Britain to beat Andy Vernon to Great South Run glory in a time of 47min23sec this morning.

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