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LOCAL RIVALS: The Bay Mare and Lamb Bravos teams on match night

Bradley shines for Bay as Bravos win battle of Blackburn Road

BUILD-UP: Jason Kenny is preparing for next month's World Championships in the lead-up to this summer's Olympic Games

Bolton cycling hero Jason Kenny backed to come good at the Olympic Games

MUD OLD DAYS: Junior football is often played on muddy pitches like this. Picture courtesy of Shaun Hamill

THE BIG DEBATE: Top panel ready for tonight's Bolton News debate on junior football's summer league switch

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Bolton's Tom Underwood

HOCKEY: Mixed bag for Bolton's men as Rob Davies hits hat-trick in big win after defeat to local rivals Bury

Rachel Bailey in action in the Northern Cross country

ATHLETICS: Fit-again Frazer Jardine is first home for Bolton United Harriers

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Dave Jackson at Northern Cross Country. Picture: Woodentops.org.uk

ATHLETICS: Horwich RMI's Chris Farrell shines at ‘brutal but brilliant’ course

TOUGH: Burnden’s Rob Short battles the hailstones on one of the muddy steep climbs at the Northern Cross Country Championships

ATHLETICS: Burnden Road Runner Andy Staveley keeps his feet to lead members to finish

ATHLETICS: Sign up for this year's Lostock AC six-mile road race

ATHLETICS: Sign up for this year's Lostock AC six-mile road race

BADMINTON: Oakgate defeat courageous Park

BADMINTON: Oakgate defeat courageous Park

RUNNER OF THE WEEK: Ani Das

Bolton parkrun gears up for big fifth birthday event on Saturday

SIN-BINNED: Captain Chris Cockton

RUGBY UNION: 'We let ourselves down', says Bolton RUFC skipper Chris Cockton

Local cricket

NEIL BONNAR'S COLUMN: Are too many local cricketers now getting paid?

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DELIGHTED: Some of the sporting stars from the school

Canon Slade are top of the class for sport

Andrew Rushton in action at the World Championship of Ping Pong. Picture: Lustig/Matchroom Sport

Rushton claims world ping pong bronze

MEDAL STARS: Rivington Park's bronze medal-winning team, from left, Rachel Lasance, Emily Ruaux and Ella Nightingale

Rivington Park fencers take bronze in national championships

MEDAL: Emily Manock

Silver medal for Bolton para-swimmer Emily Manock

DRIVING HARD: Bolton's scrum builds up a head of steam

RUGBY UNION: Bolton RUFC junior report round-up

New dedicated league will help young female footballers develop

New dedicated league will help young female footballers develop

ALL TOGETHER: The Warby's Wonders and Crowning Glory teams on match night

LORD OF THE DARTS: Bob Curley stars as Wonders-ful Warby's topple leaders in thrilling finish

James Walker in action on the track (54189975)

Karting king James matches F1 champion's roll of honour

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TOP COACH: Bolton's Roger Leighton

Bolton snooker coach Roger Leighton has China rising stars in his hands

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Hockey

Bolton Hockey Club match report round-up

Horwich youngsters shine in South East Lancs League meet

Horwich youngsters shine in South East Lancs League meet

TEAM EFFORT: Burnden’s successful women at Tandle Hills, from left, Anne Ferguson, Brenda Sedgwick, Maria Parkinson, Lesley Fisher, Gwen Kinloch and Katy Thompson

Fisher at the double in back-to-back runs

TRIO: Bolton United Harriers, from left, Dom Gavin, Chris Povey and Karl Darcy won the male team prize in Preston

Darcy back to winning form in road race

Badminton

BADMINTON: Forrest's finish too strong for Markland Hill

STAR MAN: Louis Critchlow

RUGBY UNION: Bolton bonus takes them to within two points of league leaders

LONG CAREER: Geoff Williams

Popular local badminton player Geoff Williams dies, aged 67

WATER BOY: Bolton's Arron Davies will compete for Great Britain in the World Under-17s Water Skiing Championships

Bolton water skier Arron Davies to compete in world championships

RUNS IN THE FAMILY: First female Izzy Merritt and her birthday boy dad Adrian

Adrian and Izzy Merritt star in Bolton parkrun's 250th event

CHAMPIONS: Harry Phillips, Jack Berry, Billy Moss and Charlie Fletcher were part of the Greater Manchester national title-winning team

Rivington and Blackrod quartet in national county handball title success

DRIVING FORCE: Charlie Aylett shows his pace for the under-18s

Bolton RUFC juniors match report round-up

Table tennis

TABLE TENNIS: Bolton League cup reports

FA guests praise league and challenge us to keep on improving

FA guests praise league and challenge us to keep on improving

SUMMER CLASH? Young Bolton cricketers could be tempted by football in the warmer months

COMMENT Neil Bonnar: Bolton junior cricket and football chiefs must talk about summer clash for good of both sports

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READY FOR ACTION: The New Yorkers and the Greyhound teams on match night

LORD OF THE DARTS: Thriller goes to wire as Greyhound edge victory over New Yorkers

Running

Entries invited for annual Two Crosses Circuit Challenge

Toby Middleton at Soreen Stanbury

ATHLETICS: Joe Mercer leads Horwich RMI team home in creditable fifth in Cross County race

SNOWGIRLS: From left, Burnden’s Diane Morrison, Julie Newton and Lorraine Halwood at the Ricington night run

ATHLETICS: Burnden's Michael Cook makes light work of night run to lead quartet home

ATHLETICS: Bolton's Martin Reid pipped in hunt for silver medal

ATHLETICS: Bolton's Martin Reid pipped in hunt for silver medal

Bolton RUFC

Consistency the key for Cockton as Bolton RUFC look to keep pressure on promotion rivals

Bolton Badminton League

Bolton Badminton League round-up: Forrest A and Moorside B through to semis

INTERNATIONAL: Nat Fidler has been picked to represent England

Fencer Nat Fidler earns England call-up

Move to summer football can benefit all sports if everyone works together

Move to summer football can benefit all sports if everyone works together

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START: The under-12s line up

Bolton Hot Wheels trio make podium at North West cyclo-cross event

BORING STYLE: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has been criticised by Reds fans for the current style of play

NEIL BONNAR: Entertainment business? It's all about winning

THE NATURAL: Les Fitton is one of Bolton's best darters

LORD OF THE DARTS: Les Fitton and Paul Williams are among our local greats

Bolton boxer Amir Khan

Bolton boxer Amir Khan could face Danny Garcia in revenge fight

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Horwich RMI athletes

ATHLETICS: Horwich RMI men edged out in cross country title bid

Harrison leading Darcy at end

ATHLETICS: Bolton United Harriers' girls defy poor weather with solid runs

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