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Athletics

Top-10 finishes for Osborne and Vincent in The Bahamas

Gaia Osbourne and Serena Vincent secured top-10 finishes at the Youth Commonwealth Games.

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The carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

Minor repair is made to supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

BRITAIN’S biggest-ever warship has had repair work carried out to fix a minor problem with her propeller.

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Chris Tollet won the 5,000m

Tollet wins 5,000m gold at Mencap National Championships

CHRIS TOLLET took the gold medal in the 5,000m at the Mencap National Open Athletic Championships.

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Portsmouth Duathlon Series champion Piotr Meller. Picture: Neil Marshall

Triathletes ace Arundel test

SOME super-fast racing from the Portsmouth Triathletes saw them light up the Arundel Triathlon.

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Cancer fears sees Primark recall flip-flops

Cancer fears sees Primark recall flip-flops

DISCOUNT clothes retail giant Primark has recalled pairs of flip-flops over fears they contain a chemical linked to cancer.

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Olivia Breen celebrates in London. Picture: PA

Winning world gold is a dream come true for Olivia Breen

Winning the T38 long jump gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships was a dream come true for Olivia Breen.

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Olivia Breen celebrates winning gold in the women's long jump T38 final during day four of the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships at London Stadium

Breen wins world gold

Olivia Breen is the new T38 world long jump champion.

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Ladies all at sea take on marathon swim challenge

As she reached the coast of northern France, cold and exhausted, Bekki Kingshott swore she would never, ever undertake such a gruelling challenge again.

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Gaia Osbourne. Picture: Paul Smith

Commonwealth spot is a great reward for Gaia

GAIA OSBORNE is looking forward to competing for England in the Bahamas after securing her selection for the Commonwealth Youth Games.

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The start of the third race in the Lakeside 5k Series. Picture: Malcolm Wells

Lakeside 5k Series hits fast forward

CHELTENHAM runner Philip Wylie set the fastest time for this Lakeside 5k Series so far with his victory on Wednesday night.

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Gaia Osborne and Serena Vincent

City talents selected for Commonwealth Youth Games

Gaia Osborne and Serena Vincent have been named in the Team England squad for the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas.

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Ian Jones and Gissele Leishman during the Havant parkrun with Hawaii theme. Picture: Keith Woodland

Havant parkrun Hawaii event is scorching success

The fifth anniversary Havant parkrun event was a big success with lots of people enjoying the Hawaii Five-0 theme.

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Jo Hopkins, from Gosport Road Runners, cheers on one of the runners. Picture: Neil Marshall (170313-9)

Fifth Gosport Golden Mile was spectacular

A FANTASTIC turnout of runners and supporters along with superb weather made for a brilliant fifth edition of the Gosport Golden Mile.

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Alex Teuten won the Gosport Golden Mile with a new course record. Picture: Neil Marshall

Talented Teuten smashes Gosport Golden Mile record

A SUPER-FAST mile from Alex Teuten saw him land victory and the new Gosport Golden Mile course record.

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Gosport Golden Mile winners Karrie Blake and Alex Teuten. Picture: David Brawn

Karrie pleased to return in style with repeat success

AFTER four years away from racing Karrie Blake crowned her return with an excellent Gosport Golden Mile victory.

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Victoria Gill wins the Gosport Golden 5k. Picture: Neil Marshall (170313-3)

Victorious Gill enjoys Gosport community race

VICTORY in the Gosport Golden 5k and second place in the Golden Mile was a rewarding double for Victoria Gill.

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Jacob O'Hara moves clear from Julian Manning early in the race. Picture: David Brawn

Jacob turns up heat in first-class Hayling Billy 5 race

THE race slotted into the busy calendar just before his final exam of the school year but Jacob O’Hara certainly put in an A-star performance to finish first in the Hayling Billy 5.

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John Gallagher, left, and Pete Harding organised the Hayling Billy 5 with the Victory club team. Picture: David Brawn

Landmark race for Victory is a big success

IT WAS a glorious evening as the Victory club hosted another superb edition of the Hayling Billy 5 race.

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City of Portsmouth did well in Manchester

Promotion target in reach for City squad

A SOLID performance saw City of Portsmouth keep promotion in their sights as the small squad who made the trip to Manchester all impressed.

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Jacob O'Hara showed his class in the Hayling Billy 5 race. Picture: David Brawn

O’Hara passes Hayling test with flying colours

Talented City of Portsmouth athlete Jacob O’Hara showed his class in the Hayling Billy 5 race.

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