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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Solving faults will have Pompey reaching for stars

Pompey left Home Park with the plaudits on Saturday.

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Christian Burgess heads the decisive goal at Leyton Orient from my left-wing corner. Picture: Joe Pepler

Carl Baker: From the Dressing Room

Carl Baker gives us an exclusive insight into life at Pompey in his new column in the Sports Mail...

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Conor Chaplin celebrates scoring against Wycombe. Picture: Joe Pepler

Chaplin’s the Pompey talker this time

I bet yoouse were all writing we need to play 4-4-2 at half-time...

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There was no shortage of needle when the teams last met at Fratton Park. Picture: Joe Pepler

Place in Pompey annals the greatest of spoils

To the victor belong the spoils.

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Action from Pompey's scrappy draw with AFC Wimbledon in November. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey frustration may be blessing in disguise

There are few things as frustrating as embarking on a trip to see your team play, only for the game to be called off at the last moment.

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Tony Male will take on his 25th successive Great South Run in October. Picture: Allan Hutchings (143044-379)

Meet Pompey’s most valuable asset

The sparkle in the eyes of Tony Male is unmistakable, the treasured anecdote poised for another re-run.

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Pompey celebrate their league title in 2003. Picture: Steve Reid (032070-39)

Boys of 2003 brings Redknapp’s standing into focus

It remains one of the most divisive issues for fans until this day.

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Kal Naismith in action against Cambridge United. Picture: Joe Pepler

The changed man who Pompey need to step up

Kal Naismith has the belief he is a different player to the one who signed for Pompey.

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