Canon Slade pupil impresses at Commonwealth Games

The Bolton News: Niamh Robinson

10:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Canon Slade School pupil Niamh Robinson finished seventh in the semi-final of the 50m breaststroke in representing the Isle of Man with a time of 33.38.

Canon Slade School pupil Niamh Robinson through to semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games

The Bolton News: Niamh Robinson

3:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CANON Slade pupil Niamh Robinson booked her place in the semi-finals of the 50m breaststroke tonight.

FOOTBALL: Ex-Manchester United star Mikael Silvestre launches attack on Manchester City big spending

The Bolton News: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany leads the celebrations at the Etihad Stadium after his team won the Premier League title for the second time in three seasons. A comfortable 2-0 win over West Ham meant Liverpool’s win over Newcastle didn’t matt

7:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MIKAEL Silvestre has launched an astonishing attack on Manchester City’s big spending.

COMMONWEALTH COUNTDOWN: Niamh Robinson Canon Slade pupil

The Bolton News:

1:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Each week in the build-up to the Games we have received updates about our Commonwealth Games starlets and how they have been preparing.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES WISHES: Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club Craig Pilling and Louisa Porogovska

The Bolton News:

11:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

TWO members of Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club want to add their names to the illustrious club’s roll of honour when they compete in Glasgow.

Two more favourites rejoin Phoenix

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix have announced the re-signing of Michal Psurny and James Neil.


The Bolton News:

8:20am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WHEN it comes to support, a Bolton wrestler has a hoard of people cheering him on from his own club.

Bolton Metro stars enjoy success at Scottish Nationals

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ARRAN Bostock and Jack Dandy both picked up bronze medals at the Scottish Gas Age Group National championships.

George Ramm excited about Commonwealth Games

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BOLTON wrestling talent George Ramm cannot wait for the Commonwealth Games arena to “erupt” with cheers from his friends and family when he goes for gold in Glasgow.

Little Hulton U9s benefit from The Bolton News sports sponsorship cash

The Bolton News:

7:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LIVERPOOL’S Spice Boys cream suits in 1996 will forever go down in history for being the ultimate cup final outfit but Little Hulton Under-9s looked the part in their Bolton News sponsored hoodies for the big final occasion.

JUNIOR CRICKET SPOTLIGHT: Late drama in final as Little Hulton lose out

The Bolton News:

5:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

IF only all cup finals were like this, you would probably see packed houses at junior games all the time.

CYCLING: Bury hero Simon Yates withdrawn from Tour de France after magnificent performance

The Bolton News:

3:39pm Monday 21st July 2014

SIMON Yates’ Tour de France is over after his team pulled him out on Sunday night.

LANCASHIRE KNOCKOUT: Little Lever crash out at quarter-final stage

The Bolton News:

6:32pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Reigning Bolton League champions Little Lever were dumped out of the Lancashire Knockout at the quarter-final stage yesterday after a shock three-wicket defeat to Walsden.

BOLTON TENNIS TOURNAMENT: Jonny Shacklady and Laurie Clark are Bolton champions

The Bolton News:

5:18pm Sunday 20th July 2014

JONNY Shacklady and Laurie Clark were the stars of finals day in the Bolton Tennis Tournament on Saturday.

ANTHONY AXFORD BOLTON LEAGUE: Top trio win but four games abandoned as rain disrupts fixtures again

The Bolton News:

11:15am Sunday 20th July 2014

Only the games involving the top three sides survived another rain-affected weekend in the Bolton League yesterday.

The Open: Day two

The Bolton News: The Claret Jug is presented to each year's winner of The Open Championship

7:40am Friday 18th July 2014

Live updates from Hoylake as the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

IRONMAN: Parkrun brothers set to tackle the big one

The Bolton News:

1:22pm Friday 18th July 2014

IF things go to plan, Ironman competitors Rowan and David Ardill will be brothers in arms – literally – when they cross the finish line on Sunday.

IRONMAN: Stephen Knowles has daughter Hannah to thank for conquering fear of water

The Bolton News:

1:18pm Friday 18th July 2014

BOLTON’S Ironman UK contest is a huge challenge for any athlete but when you have had a long-standing fear of water, it becomes even more of a daunting test.

Thornleigh student Alex Bradshaw reaches new heights as trampolinist

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A THORNLEIGH Salesian College pupil wants to reach new heights on the way towards a full call-up for the Great Britain trampolining squad.

JUNIOR CRICKET MATCH: Daisy Hill U11s v Lostock U11s

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Daisy Hill Under-11s 212 Lostock Under-11s 266 (Lostock won by 44 runs)

Bolton Hot Wheels rider is top of the podium

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

BOLTON Hot Wheels rider Jordan Stanworth topped the podium at a top junior event last week.


The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A committee including John Bailey, Mervyn Porter, David Tattersall and Paul Schofield have come together to pick out the greatest Tonge CC team as part of a series of articles to find the best all-time club sides in local cricket.

Elite League 2014/15 fixtures revealed

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

ELITE LEAGUE ICE HOCKEY: The fixtures for the 2014-15 Rapid Solicitors Elite League season have been released.

Second-team focus: Westhoughton and Farnworth Social Circle go for double glory

The Bolton News:

8:30am Friday 11th July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON’S dominant second team carried on their fine form this season with a 118-run victory over Heaton in the semi-finals of the Birtwistle Cup.

Turton School pupil Rory Timmons targets national glory

The Bolton News:

11:32am Friday 11th July 2014

A TURTON schoolboy is closing in on national glory after reaching the finals of a prestigious competition.

Atherton pentathlete Alice Fitton enjoys European and national success

The Bolton News:

3:34pm Thursday 10th July 2014

IF Atherton pentathlete Alice Fitton keeps bringing home silverware from major competitions then she may have to get a bigger trophy cabinet.

Alice Fitton celebrates success at championships

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

IF Atherton pentathlete Alice Fitton keeps bringing home silverware from major competitions then she may have to get a bigger trophy cabinet.

Two more returnees add to Phoenix Brit pack

The Bolton News:

9:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

EPL ICE HOCKEY: Manchester Phoenix continued to build the 2014-15 roster with the return of two young British forwards, Jack Watkins and Jacob Corson-Heron

Bolton School U13s celebrate good cricket performances

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

BOLTON School Under-13s cricket team had a tight Twenty20 encounter with the MCC Hub team, which is based at the school.

JUNIOR CRICKET MATCH: Farnworth Social Circle U11s v Bradshaw U11s

The Bolton News:

6:50am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Farnworth SC Under-11s 174 Bradshaw Under-11s 309 (Brashaw win by 135 runs)

Lancashire Cricket Board development officer Chris Highton's coaching corner: Seam bowling

The Bolton News:

6:10pm Monday 7th July 2014

Local development officer for cricket Chris Highton gives his tips on how to play the game better

Bury world boxing champion Scott Quigg expecting ring return in September

The Bolton News: Boxing Day gig for Bury’s Scott Quigg

2:01pm Friday 4th July 2014

BURY boxing world champion Scott Quigg is set to return to the ring in Manchester on Saturday, September 13.

Bolton trampolinists enjoy success with the North West side

The Bolton News:

11:09am Thursday 3rd July 2014

MEMBERS from a Bolton Trampoline Club are celebrating after representing the North West of England in a regional competition.

Bolton Commonwealth star Louisa Porogovska reading for the games

The Bolton News:

11:04am Thursday 3rd July 2014

ONE of Bolton’s Commonwealth Games hopefuls is being spurred on for glory for her son and husband.

JUNIOR CRICKET SPOTLIGHT- Eagley U11s v Egerton U11s

The Bolton News: Eagley

12:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Eagley Under-11s 198 Egerton Under-11s 336 (Egerton win by 138 runs)

OUR GREATEST TEAM - Atherton CC with John Charlson

The Bolton News: John Charlson

8:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

We continue our series of articles in which local club officials choose an all-time greatest team for their club with John Charlson, who chooses his best Atherton’s best 11 from the Bolton Association.

Canon Slade School golf team to the fore

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

CANON Slade School came out on top in Bolton Golf Club’s recent competition for young students.


The Bolton News: Colin Joynson

7:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

COLIN Joynson’s name may not be as familiar to the fans of TV’s ‘60s and ‘70s Saturday afternoon wrestling as Jackie Pallo, Mick McManus or Kendo Nagasaki, but it is certainly one of the most respected.

Blackrod boxing duo pack a punch at event and now look to Nationals

The Bolton News: Whazier Pasha, Stuart Greaves and Leanne Mitchell

7:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

TWO boxing club members from Bolton could be on the verge of greatness after rubbing shoulders with a British champion and also winning the best amateur competition in the country if not the world.

Bolton Arena starlet Ashley Hewitt wins silverware

The Bolton News: Ashley Hewitt pic by Rob Smith

6:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

BOLTON Arena tennis starlet Ashley Hewitt is celebrating after winning the USTA Pro Circuit Futures tourney event in Williamsville, New York.


The Bolton News: George Ramm

6:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

GEORGE Ramm is one of the youngest members of the England wrestling team and is the latest starlet to come off the production line at the Sharples club.


The Bolton News: Philip Roberts

6:15pm Monday 30th June 2014

A WESTHOUGHTON man has his eyes firmly fixed on one day in July which could decide whether his four years of training has been worth it... to challenge for a Commonwealth medal.


The Bolton News: Niamh Robinson

6:18pm Monday 30th June 2014

APART from appearing at the biggest competition of her career, Niamh Robinson is excited about one thing this summer.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES FEATURE- Craig Pilling and Louisa Porogovska

The Bolton News: Craig Pilling

6:13pm Monday 30th June 2014

AS we stand in the middle of the Wigan Road, and hundreds of passers-by want to know what is going on, you can see Craig Pilling is proud of his roots – as jokes about being Bolton Welsh.

RAY TAYLOR: Bolton League a big player in the battle for domination of the Lancashire Knockout

The Bolton News: RAY TAYLOR: Bolton League is always looking to develop

12:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

The statistics on the Lancashire Cricket Board website reveal that since the inception of the competition in 1972, the most successful league in the Lancashire Knockout is the Northern League with 28 finalists and 19 winners.

Full Bolton League and Bolton Association results from Saturday and Sunday

The Bolton News: Elton had a thrilling one-run victory over Astley and Tyldesley on Saturday in the Bolton Association

8:46pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Bolton Association Adlington 262-4 Lostock 202-9. Adlington won by 60 runs.

ATHLETICS: Tom Lancashire finishes fourth in the British Championships 5,000m

The Bolton News: Tom Lancashire returned to the national stage after two years out in Saturday's British Championships

4:34pm Sunday 29th June 2014

BRITISH athletics forgotten man Tom Lancashire is targeting the Olympics in 2016 after returning from two years out of the sport.

BOLTON LEAGUE: Farnworth Social Circle, Bradshaw, Westhoughton and Farnworth celebrate victories at the top of the table

The Bolton News: Farnworth Social Circle remained top on Saturday night after beating Heaton

11:33am Sunday 29th June 2014

FARNWORTH Social Circle continue to sit pretty at the top of the Bolton League after a seven wicket win against Heaton.

Bolton Metro star Arran Bostock leads from the front with a host of medals

The Bolton News: Members of the successful Bolton Metro squad

9:01pm Saturday 28th June 2014

BOLTON Metro swim squad were in action recently at the British Gas ASA North West Age Group Regionals held at the 50m Manchester Aquatics Centre.

Bolton Robots of Doom lose out to Manchester A

8:56pm Saturday 28th June 2014

PITCHER problems saw the Bolton Robots of Doom lose both games against Manchester A last weekend.

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