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Arm problems hinder Hipwell at Brands Hatch

Problems with his right arm forced Harworth hotshot Dean Hipwell to retire early in a disappointing second round of the British Superstock 1000 Championship.

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Nev Jones and Tom Bryant in sidecar-racing action.

Dream start to new season for sidecar-racer Jones

Gainsborough star Nev Jones, and his racing partner Tom Bryant, made a dream start to their 2017 debut campaign in the F1 Sidecar British Championship.

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Craig Williamson (Pic: John Rainsforth)

London Marathon memories will outlive aches for all but one of a dozen Striders

For 11 Gainsborough and Morton Striders the memories of Sunday’s London Marathon will last far longer than their blisters and aches.

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Rugby youngsters’ success

Gainsborough Under-13s Wasps rugby team collected their first silverware as they won the seconds final at the Scunthorpe Tour Festival.

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Les Savage, Dave Copley, Tom Whiteley and Ray Robinson won the Friday evening triples league.

Indoor bowls club celebrate season with presentations

West Lindsey Indoor Bowls Club held a presentation evening for the 2016-17 season that involved eight league and six knockouts competitions — with many settled only in the closing stages.

WEST Lindsey Indoor Bowls League round-up.

Bowls club ready for season

Ahead of the outdoor bowls season, several Beckingham Bowls Club members worked hard in March and April to prepare the green and site.

Jen and Giles Stainton. PHOTO: Sid Diggins

Top 10 places for husband and wife sidecar racers

Debutants Jen and Giles Stainton overcame their nerves to record a brace of top 10 results in the first round of the British F2 Cup Sidecar Championship series at Oulton Park.

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Grand National winner One For Arthur back home this week with (from left) assistant trainer Peter Scudamore, groom Jaimie Duff and trainer Lucinda Russell.

Grand National is one for Arthur, but it’s ladies’ day every day at Aintree

If Nicola Sturgeon gets her way, Scotland will soon be marching out of the United Kingdom. But at Aintree, three equally redoubtable ladies voted in and wanted to be very much part of one of the UK’s greatest institutions.

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Class cycle racing continues this month in Doncaster

On April 23 the annual promotion by Doncaster Wheelers Cycling Club bring together a top class field of 70 racing cyclists to take part in a well established event called the “Danum Trophy Road race”.

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Team SAS, alias sidecar-racers Giles and Jen Stainton, in action on the track. (PHOTO BY: Sid Diggins)

Week in France pays dividends for sidecar-racing duo

A week of testing in France helped F2 sidecar-racers Giles and Jen Stainton make a positive start to what will be a groundbreaking season for them.

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Yorkshire boxing greats Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13

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This year's Grand National marks the 40th anniversary of the record-breaking third win in the race, in 1977, of the legendary Red Rum, pictured above crossing the line under jockey Tommy Stack.

GRAND NATIONAL: pinsticker’s A-Z guide to all the runners at Aintree

It’s the race where we all have a flutter and try to find the winner. Or, at the very least, where we all have a go via the sweep at work or at our local pub and club.

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Aegir cyclists ride time trial

Three Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club members were in the top five of the club’s Wednesday 10-mile time trial to Laughton and East Ferry, returning alongside the River Trent and finishing on Carr Lane near East Stockwith.

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Maoris go over for four tries

Gainsborough Maoris were beaten 34-20 by Scunthorpe, despite scoring first.

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Striders runner Kameron Rodgers. Pic by John Rainsforth

Teenager makes his mark

Gainsborough and Morton Strider Kameron Rodgers, 14, became the eighth member in the last six years to run a 5k in under 20 minutes.

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Fighting back for victory

Gainsborough RUFC fought back to claim a 19-18 home win over second-placed Keyworth in Midlands 5 East (North).

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Bowls round-up

Champions after a thriller

West Lindsey Indoor Bowls Club has new Monday Evening Pairs champions after a thrilling finale where four teams could have won the title.

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Personal bests for veteran Striders at town’s Parkrun

The best of the Gainsborough and Morton Striders members who tackled the Gainsborough Parkrun were two of the club’s senior runners, Kev Lovett and Norman Hindley, who both ran personal best times.

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