RICK JACKSON: Arise Sir Chris – knighthood is long overdue for cyclist

Surely one of the most deserved knighthoods will now be bestowed on Chris Froome?

Not the most ideal garb for a cross-Solent swim...

ELISE BREWERTON: It’s function over fashion so the bikini’s gone

I finally invested in a ‘proper’ swimming costume for my big swim to the Isle of Wight for Samaritans.

One of the residents in the butterfly house, Cumberland House Museum, Southsea

KIERAN HOWARD: The similarities between toddlers and butterflies

There are many parallels to be drawn between butterflies and toddlers. Who’d have thought it?

The house that Jackson built - will it last?

RICK JACKSON: Today children, dad will build a playhouse and... get divorced

In our wisdom, we decided to buy a tower playhouse for our children.

Rick wants Brits to take Tour de France champion Chris Froome to their hearts  (Picture by PA)

RICK JACKSON: It’s time to get behind our amazing champion, Froome

Why is Chris Froome Britain’s least loved great sportsman?

Rick's talent makes Lionel Messi look average                                           Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

RICK JACKSON: How I led Pompey to European glory

Apparently 32 per cent of men daydream about having an alternative life. Top of the list is that of a Premier League footballer.

Runners and volunteers who helped make the first Whiteley parkrun a success

I could not resist the parkrun challenge

Nigel Pritchard, left, tees off at Cams Hall Golf Club

Celebrating Flag Day in real style

AS the sun rose on a glorious spring-like day, avid golfers from across the region were putting the flags out at up-market Cams Hall Golf Club.

From left, Ken Graham, David Wilson and Brian Foster

Giving a sporting boost to Clanfield

REPRESENTATIVES from local bowling clubs, Clanfield Parish Council and East Hampshire District Council have laid the first bricks for the new sports pavilion, that will become a central community hub in the Clanfield area.

Jasper playing a round of boccia

Boccia – a fun sport for all involved

Jasper Maccall writes about the sport of boccia, a competitive Paralympic sport, and the importance that it holds in his life.

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From left, Matt Sullivan and John Molyneaux, who won junior and top trophies in the 50m backstroke.
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Making a splash right across Hampshire

Fareham Nomads showed enormous progress at the Hampshire County Swimming Championships.

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Debbie Mcilroy from Hayling Island, who will be skydiving 15,000ft for Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation
CAPTION: Debbie Mcilroy will be skydiving 15,000ft for charity

I can’t quite believe I’m doing this...

I WOULD like to think that I am someone who enjoys having their feet firmly on the ground.

In my prime, I could easily outpace one of these creatures. Probably... (Wiki Commons: labeled for reuse)

PAUL NEWELL: I was the fastest kid on two legs, but I swam like a concrete brick

I believe that I reached my sporting peak between the ages of ten and twelve whilst at Northern Parade Middle School.

Linvoy Primus was at Pompey for nine years

Linvoy Primus: An ambassador for Pompey – and for God

OUR activities at the Salvation Army in Lake Road and our linked Haven Community Centre have many varied events that are often rather exciting.

Maria Norman and son Owen are both boxers

TAMMY KENT: Mum and son keep fit with boxing

MARIA Norman is a popular girl in Gosport because she is a well-known barber at Club Class in North Cross Street.

Gary Roberts is Pompey's top scorer. Picture: Joe Pepler

How Pompey are shooting themselves in the foot

You don’t score if you don’t shoot.

Pompey boss Paul Cook. Picture: Joe Pepler

The sad sight of those who can’t wait for Pompey to fail

If you pardon the pun, there’s been some knockout innuendo and rumours.

Conor Chaplin scores against Cambridge. Picture: Joe Pepler

Gareth Evans: From The Dressing Room

Heading is a huge part of football and always will be.

Past and present members of 009 Badminton Club

REBECCA TRAYNOR: Popular badminton club is still going strong

The 0900 Badminton Club was started 34 years ago by founder members Maggie Nobes, Steve Black, Cath Corbett and the late Mervin Beckingham.

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