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Sophie Hahn shocked by latest world record at Loughborough

Sprint superstar Sophie Hahn warmed up for the world championships in sensational style by smashing her own world record.

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Stoke Rochford Spring Open - Adam Footitt with the McCorquodale Cup (left) and, right, Bursnell Cup winners Lee Malloy (Norwood Park)/Mark Peters (Stapleford Park) EMN-170524-124516002

Stoke Rochford Men’s Spring Open attracts record field

A record field battle it out at Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s Men’s Spring Open on Sunday.

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Lake View hosts Fish ‘O’ Mania qualifier

The rain fell all day as Lake View Fishery hosted a qualifier for one of the sport’s biggest national competitions, Fish ‘O’ Mania last Wednesday.

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Hamilton Tennis Club: Ladies’ Second team too strong for Victoria

Hamilton Tennis Club’s ladies’ second team had the best result of the week when they beat Victoria by eight sets to one.

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Little Hay GC have had a busy fortnight

Melton Gofl Club: Catlin and Cartwright win club major

Melton Golf Club senior ladies’ team secured two draws against Belton Park and Luffenham Heath.

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There's a big day of cricket in store at Hove

South Notts League: Old Dalby CC go clear with Thrumpton win

Old Dalby went 13 points clear at the top of South Notts League Division L after winning their top-of-the-table clash.

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Melton juniors make step-up to the big stage

Young footballers from Mowbray Rangers and Melton Foxes put their local rivalries aside to travel together and support each other at the ESF Festival of Football last weekend.

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Holwell Sports Bowls Club president Richard Batsford welcomes guests and club players before the centenary games EMN-170523-143155002

Bowls England help Holwell Sports mark 100th season

Holwell Sports Bowls Club began their centenary season celebrations in the sunshine on Sunday with the first of three special matches.

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Leicester City ace Jamie Vardy puts his Melton house on the market for record price

A year ago it was the place where Leicester City’s stars gathered to celebrate winning the Premier League title.

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Egerton Park Seconds bowlers toil for wickets

A rain-affected game saw Egerton Park Second XI frustrated once more at being denied maximum points and having to settle for a winning draw.

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Teece and Glover head Stilton Striders at Gaddesby 7

A large group of Stilton Striders had a short journey to make for the second race of the Leicestershire Road Running League Summer Series, the Gaddesby 7.

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There's a big day of cricket in store at Hove

In-form Thorpe Arnold frustrated by Billesdon tail

Thorpe Arnold maintained their good form as they secured a winning draw against Division Two strugglers Billesdon on Saturday.

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Cindy Baxter in her boxing gear ahead of her charity bout PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby amateur boxer to enter the ring for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People

An Asfordby woman will be lacing up her boxing gloves in a knockout bid to raise money for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

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Melton rider steers GB to Nations Cup podium in Belgium

An up-and-coming Melton rider Aimee Jones helped her British team to a top-three finish at the Nations Cup last week.

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Saskia Davies will take on the best young softball players in the world after just two years in he sport EMN-170518-094529002

Melton teen Saskia wins GB softball spot for world championships

A Melton teenager will take another step on the path to her Olympic dream this summer when she represents Britain at the World Junior Softball Championships.

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Women’s CICLE Classic: Melton set to welcome top GB women riders

A top-class field of British pro riders has been confirmed for the second instalment of the Women’s CiCLE Classic early next month.

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Melton Assassins trio serve up storming wins

Melton’s Muay Thai Assassins Gym made it a hat-trick of wins last weekend in Stoke and Sheffield.

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Garthorpe point-to-point: Local hero Lough Inch bids for big prize

Garthorpe Racecourse hosts its penultimate point-to-point meeting of the season on Sunday, as Melton Hunt Club stages a seven-race card.

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Melton RFC juniors visit Leicester Tigers lair

Young players from Melton Mowbray RFC honed their skills with the professionals at the home of 10-time English champions Leicester Tigers.

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Mezz Watchorn (left), pictured here in previous cup-winning mode, won the first major trophy of the year at Melton GC EMN-170518-113625002

Melton Golf Club: Watchorn wins first Major of the summer

The Melton Golf Club course was in superb condition and provided a tough challenge for the Senior Spring Open.

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