Melton cycling team boss Andy Swain calls time on Metaltek...for now

Andy Swain has disbanded his ground-breaking semi-professional Metaltek cycling team after a big-money sponsorship deal fell through at the 11th hour.

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Holwell Sports see way out of trouble as barren run ends

Holwell Sports will be eager to beat fellow strugglers West Bridgford this weekend after picking up only their second league win of the season on Saturday.

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Sports Editor’s Blog: Don’t rain on England’s World Cup parade

The last snippet of ticker tape had barely fluttered to the floor following England’s second World Cup success in a year than the nay-saying began.

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Sports Editor’s Blog - You don’t have to be mad to work here, but it helps

It is to my shame as a journalist – albeit a sports hack so apparently not a proper journalist – that I’ve taken to avoiding the news.

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Nations Cup call-up caps sensational season for Harby eventer

Event rider Heidi Coy notched another landmark in her exciting young career when she represented Great Britain in the Nations Cup.

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Melton RFC and Syston RFC set for first league derby in a decade

There will be scores to settle and bragging rights at stake on Saturday when Melton RFC meet Syston for their first league clash in a decade.

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Melton Town boss blames slow start for Lutterworth defeat

Melton Town co-manager Steve Hendey has warned his side they can’t afford many more slip-ups if they want to keep their promotion bid alive.

The victorious England players celebrate their Ashes win in 2015. Mark Wood (second left) and Jos Buttler (right) were notable omissions from the 2017 Ashes squad EMN-170910-120424002

Stokes delivers telling blow to Ashes hopes – sports editor’s blog

If any Australian cricketer falls for England’s fiendishly clever hoax, well they’d have to be thicker than Merv Hughes’ moustache.

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Vale of Belvoir’s ‘Brownlee brother’ hits form at triathlon world championships

Rob Hipkin rose to the occasion when he earned fantastic top 10 finish at the Triathlon Age Group World Championships in Rotterdam.

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Melton racing driver Craig Dolby shows his class in brilliant Monza win

Racing driver Craig Dolby sent out a reminder of his underused pedigree with a brilliant victory at Monza in only his second race of the season.

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Why Melton racer Craig Dolby is all smiles ahead of Monza return

Expect racing driver Craig Dolby to be wearing a smile this weekend as he returns to Italy for his latest crack at the iconic Monza circuit.

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Melton Town boss rues hatful of misses in FA Vase exit

Defeat was hard to stomach for Melton Town co-manager Steve Hendey as a string of missed chances cost his side their place in the FA Vase.

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