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Chris Lawrie might have seen a medal just escape his grasp at the Youth Olympic Games, but the Bourne End rower admitted he couldn't care less after exceeding all expectations in Nanjing.

Having just won quadruple sculls silver at the World Junior Championships in Hamburg at the beginning of the month, Lawrie jetted off to China for an entirely different type


18:00 Thu 28 Aug 2014
Ruth Dow Sisters from Maidenhead have been selected to compete at next month's Sainsbury's School Games. Ruth and Abigail Dow have been chosen for the England South West Women's rugby sevens side, and are two of 1,
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16:50 Tue 12 Aug 2014
Jude Compton-Stewart Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow Athletic Club (WSEH) men's British League team pulled off the great escape to avoid relegation from Division 1 in their match at the Lee Valley Stadium in Enfield. Going into
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20:00 Thu 07 Aug 2014
Captain Barry Middleton celebrates with head coach Bobby Crutchley. Pic credit:Ady Kerry. England men's captain Barry Middleton was delighted with his team's bronze medal after beating New Zealand on penalties on Sunday. "I'm not going to wipe the smile off my face for a little while,"
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16:03 Fri 15 Aug 2014
Jake Norris Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow Athletic Club (WSEH) men's British League team pulled off the great escape to avoid relegation from Division 1 in their match at the Lee Valley Stadium in Enfield. Going into
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10:00 Fri 08 Aug 2014
athletics A closely fought contest saw Windsor, Slough, Eton & Hounslow Athletic Club's B team emerge as Southern Men's League Division 1 play-off champions on Saturday. They took the win by the narrowest of margins, finishing
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17:48 Wed 30 Jul 2014
Decathlete Ashley Bryant won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games. Team England decathlete Ashley Bryant has bagged a silver medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The member of Windsor Slough Eton & Hounslow Athletic Club finished only behind Canada's Damian Warner in the
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14:43 Mon 01 Sep 2014
Maidenhead fans look on as The Magpies struggled to score in Saturday's match Maidenhead United manager Johnson Hippolyte couldn't contain his disappointment as they failed beat table-topping Eastbourne Borough and Slough Town extended their winless streak, though Burnham stopped the rot with an emphatic win over Hereford. More
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10:00 Sun 31 Aug 2014
Tom Guest Harlequins RFC was part of Tom Guest's life for 12 years, but now he is an Exile, writes Graeme Copas. The Taplow-born, former Maidenhead RFC colt signed a two-year deal with London Irish at the
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17:00 Sun 31 Aug 2014
Mark Ramprakash and Huw Buckle Maidenhead & Bray coach Huw Buckle has said he's proud to receive the ECB Berkshire Coach of the Year for award. Buckle, who was instrumental in forming a girls section at Maidenhead & Bray three
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07:00 Fri 29 Aug 2014
Tom Aggar GB para-rower Tom Aggar reached the final of the arms-shoulders single scull at the World Championships in Amsterdam. The Maidenhead rower put clearwater between himself and Russia's Alexey Chuvashev to win in the heat in
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14:41 Mon 04 Aug 2014
England women with their silver medals Captain Kate Richardson-Walsh says she needs time to consider whether now is the best time to retire after England's women won silver at the Commonwealth Games after a drama-filled final. England were leading 1-0, thanks
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14:43 Mon 01 Sep 2014
Maidenhead fans look on as The Magpies struggled to score in Saturday's match Maidenhead United manager Johnson Hippolyte couldn't contain his disappointment as they failed beat table-topping Eastbourne Borough and Slough Town extended their winless streak, though Burnham stopped the rot with an emphatic win over Hereford. More
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Races across Berkshire in 2012


Queen Mother Reservoir 5k/10k Series - May 15, June 19 & July 17, 7.30pm.

 

Tuesday evening race series. Popular with club and novice runners. Choose either 10km or 5km. Run around the Queen Mother Reservoir in Datchet. Flat course. Prizes for the individual race winners and overall race series. Toilets, changing and refreshments in Datchet Water Sailing Club. Entries on day unless limit is reached beforehand. All sponsorship money raised to go to WaterAid.

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Link Foundation Maidenhead Relay Marathon - June 3, 2.00pm.

All you need is a team of up to 10 people who can manage the 2.62 mile distance. Finale to carnival weekend in Maidenhead. Prizes for overall winning team as well as winning team in different categories as well as for team raising the most sponsorship money.

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Charvil 5k Fun Run and Walk - June 17 2012, 10.30am.

Brand new run utilises a mixture of trails and footpaths as it meanders around Charvil Country Park and the surrounding countryside. All sponsorship money raised will go to Daisy's Dream. Prize of £100 voucher for first male and female runner to cross the finishing line.

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Down Tow Up Flow Half Marathon - July 22, 10.00am.

Flat, multi-terrain, point-to-point half marathon along the Thames towpath. Starting in Windsor and finishing in Marlow, taking in Maidenhead, Cookham and Bourne End along the way. Can park at the finish in Marlow and take the coach provided to the start - once you've finished the race your car will be there waiting for you. No entries on the day and entries accepted until July 14.

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Pharmalink Maidenhead Half Marathon - September 16, 09.30am.

Flat, fast, traffic free road course. Route starts and finishes in Maidenhead town centre. Local businesses will be offering coffee, lunch and general shopping. Runners in the 2011 inaugural race keep their race number for the future of the race. Once they have run the race five times their number will change to gold indicate their achievement to all.

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Reading O2O 10k - September 30, 9am. This flat race route embraces Reading's waterways for much of the distance. Great spectator-friendly start and finish by the river, with refreshments available. Plenty of free car parking. The race has a history of selling out so enter early to avoid disappointment. The benefiting charity is NSPCC's Childline.

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Grand Union Canal Half Marathon - November 11, 10.00am. Point-to-point race from Cowley Recreation Ground, Uxbridge along the Grand Union Canal to Cassiobury Park, Watford. Flat, scenic, unusual, multi-terrain course. Traffic-free apart from one minor road crossing. Choose to leave your car at the finish and use the bus to get to the start - your car will then be waiting for you when you've finished. Book and pay for your seat on the bus when you register.

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