COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Second bronze medal for Bolton Olympic Wrestling Club as Louisa Porogovska wins her bout

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

5:05pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club boasts two Commonwealth Games bronze medalists after Louisa Porogovska triumphed against Kathryn Marsh 4-2.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Philip Roberts talks about losing out in round of 16

The Bolton News: Philip Roberts

12:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON'S Philip Roberts admits the Commonwealth Games was a 'great' experience despite losing 6-6 in the countback.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Porogovska still in the hunt for a medal

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

12:23pm Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Louisa Porogovska missed out on a chance of making the final of the 55kg event.

COMMONWEALTH GAME: Louisa Porogovska books place in the semi-finals

The Bolton News: Louisa Porogovska

11:39am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Louisa Porogovska edged one step closer to rivalling the success of team-mate Craig Pilling by booking her place in the semi-final of the 55kg category.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Philip Roberts suffers agony in bout

The Bolton News: Philip Roberts

10:43am Thursday 31st July 2014

WESTHOUGHTON'S Philip Roberts lost his round of 16 tie in the 65kg against Pakistan's Muhammed Salman.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm happy with his debut performance on the big stage

The Bolton News:

10:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

GEORGE Ramm is adamant he will benefit from his Commonwealth Games experience.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling stunned by securing his place in Wales record books

The Bolton News:

8:20am Thursday 31st July 2014

BOLTON’S Craig Pilling admits it is taking time for it to sink in that he is Wales’ first Commonwealth Games wrestling medallist.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm's appearance in Glasgow will be the first of many at top international competitions

The Bolton News:

2:39pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

GEORGE Ramm's coach Eddy Kavanagh believes the Sharples Wrestling Club youngster is just starting out on a successful career in the sport after his Commonwealth Games bow.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm battles hard in quarter final

The Bolton News: George Ramm

11:21am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHARPLES Wrestling Club member George Ramm put up a great fight before losing 17-6 against Scotland's Scotland's Viorel Etko in the quarter-finals.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm wins first bout against Australian

The Bolton News:

10:16am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHARPLES Wrestling Club member George Ramm opened his Commonwealth Games account with a 15-3 victory against Aussie Deon Swart.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: George Ramm kicks off campaign

The Bolton News:

10:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

SHARPLES Wrestling Club member George Ramm makes his Commonwealth Games debut this morning.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling wins bronze in Glasgow

The Bolton News: Craig Pilling

5:02pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling club member Craig Pilling picked up Wales' first wrestling medal of the Commonwealth Games after an 8-5 victory over two periods.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Glasgow and the friendly Games have been a credit to sport

The Bolton News:

2:23pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

David Pye visits the Commonwealth Games and finds all aspects of it, from the sport to the spectators, atmosphere, organisation and volunteers, to be everything sport should be.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling still in the hunt for a medal

The Bolton News: Craig Pilling

12:32pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling club member Craig Pilling is bidding for bronze in this afternoon's third and fourth place play-off.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling through to semi-finals after beating Scottish wrestler

The Bolton News: Craig Pilling

11:46am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Craig Pilling booked his place in this afternoon's semi-finals after a comprehensive quarter-final win.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: Craig Pilling kicks off his medal bid

The Bolton News: Craig Pilling

10:28am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BOLTON Olympic Wrestling Club member Craig Pilling will make his first appearance at the Commonwealth Games this morning.

Our greatest team: Westhoughton CC

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Continuing our series of articles asking club officials to pick their best team, Keith Houghton gives us his Westhoughton line-up

Horwich cricketer Tom lives up to his Billing-ton at festival

The Bolton News:

7:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A HORWICH cricketer has just competed at a prestigious national competition.

Lancashire's Kate Cross believes the Red Rose County will spring a few surprises next season

The Bolton News:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THERE was a strong Bolton connection when Lancashire women’s side won the Division Two title on Sunday.

Bolton Under 15s made to work hard for place in final

The Bolton News:

6:34pm Monday 28th July 2014

Bolton Under 15s 184 Fylde U15s 182 (Bolton won by four wickets)

Bolton girls helped Lancashire in promotion bid

The Bolton News:

6:38pm Monday 28th July 2014

THERE was a strong Bolton connection when Lancashire women’s side won the Division Two title on Sunday.

Canon Slade pupil Niamh Robinson picks up PB at Commonwealth Games

The Bolton News: Niamh Robinson

9:04pm Sunday 27th July 2014

NIAMH Robinson may not have qualified from either of yesterday’s heats but the 14-year-old admits a personal best at Glasgow 2014 had made her day.

Leigh Centurions rise through the gears to win against Rochdale

The Bolton News:

5:54pm Sunday 27th July 2014

Rochdale 22 Leigh Centurions 72

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.

COMMONWEALTH GAMES WISHES: George Ramm

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.

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.

Leigh Centurions 30 Keighley Cougars 0

The Bolton News:

2:40pm Sunday 20th July 2014

LEIGH Centurions returned to winning ways in the Kingstone Press Championship with a 30-0 home victory over Keighley in a game that will live short in the memory.

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.

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.

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)

OUR GREATEST TEAM - Tonge CC

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.

Doncaster 24 Leigh Centurions 16

The Bolton News:

6:03pm Sunday 13th July 2014

LEIGH Centurions saw their 100 per cent start to the Kingstone Press Championship season ended in their 19th game as Doncaster fought back at the Keepmoat Stadium to confirm victory in a compelling game.

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.

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



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