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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Chris Hodgen

All’s well that ends well for Chorley race ace

Chorley racing driver Chris Hodgen backed up his double win on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit last month with a second place and a race win at Oulton Park.

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Mark Woodhead  scored  25 for Morecambe (Photo: Tony North)

Weekend cricket round-up

The battle of the top two in the Northern League went the way of leaders Netherfield against Chorley.

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Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, include snooker, pool or billiards.
Holly Bradshaw reacts after failing to clear the bar

Holly heartbroken to miss out on a medal

Holly Bradshaw was left to reflect on what might have been after missing her medal chance at the World Championships in London.

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Holly Bradshaw

Bradshaw safely in to final at the worlds

Just two places stood between Holly Bradshaw and a podium spot at last summer’s Olympic Games, but there’s no denying her intent to make amends on home soil this weekend.

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Graeme Ballard in action in the 100m T36 at the London Stadium at the weekend

Ballard open to medal tilt in Tokyo

Chorley sprint star Graeme Ballard has refused to rule out the possibility of competing in his fifth Paralympic Games.

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Jack Catterall, left, is set to face Tyrone Nurse

Catterall earns a shot at Nurse for British title

Unbeaten Chorley boxer Jack Catterall has earned a shot at the British Super Lightweight title.

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We're in charge . . . Leyland Golf Club volunteers on the 18th at Royal Birkdale

In land of Open glory at the 18th

The world’s top golfers won’t be the only familiar faces to TV viewers in Lancashire as the Open Championship reaches its climax this weekend.

Michael Jennings (left) takes on Miguel Cotto in the first round of their WBO World Welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden in New York

Blackledge shakes things up in his bid to become the British champion

Luke Blackledge will walk out with a new team behind him when he returns to the ring for his British title eliminator with Zach Parker.

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Chorley athlete to compete for Team GB

Chorley athlete to compete for Team GB

An athlete from Chorley who has represented Team GB winning bronze and silver medals has qualified to compete in triathlons in Rotterdam.

Charlie Kelly was an early pioneer in the development of modern mountain bicycles

Major mountain biking legend to check out trails in Chorley

One of the founding fathers of mountain biking as we know it is coming all the way from America’s Golden State to the market town of Chorley.

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Women's teams gathered at Chorley Cricket Club for an evening of 'Prosecco Cricket', with glasses of bubbly along with softer balls.
The Jiminy Cricket team, with front L-R: Lizzie Tyrer, Sarah Lavelle and Kate Willacy, back: Helena Carr, Toni Hines and Jen Lee.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Cricket open day in Chorley sparkles for women

Cricket and Prosecco went hand in hand at a special game to encourage women pick up a bat and a ball.

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UKs premier long-distance triathalon this weekend.
The Ironman will start with a wave as athletes begin their 2.4-mile swim taking in two laps of the lake at Pennington Flash Country Park in Leigh.

UK’s premier triathlon to come to town

More than 2,400 athletes from more than 40 countries will compete in the UK’s premier long-distance triathlon this weekend.

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Lucas Szejner in action for Chorley Panthers Under-14s

Panthers much too strong for St Judes

Chorley Panthers’ U14 side put in their best performance of the season to clinch a 34-24 victory at Wigan St Judes.

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Brinscalls Sam MacLachlan

Brinscall pay for a succession of run-outs

Brinscall CC were the architects of their own downfall as they slipped to defeat at Cherry Tree.

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Chris Harty showed his versatility

Moulton helps fire Chorley back up to second in table

If anybody left Windsor Park on Saturday evening grumbling, they are probably one of those people who are never happy.

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Adlington Cricket Club professional, Majid Majeed

Adlington fail to take advantage of Maj-ic

Adlington spurned the chance to consolidate their lead at the top of the Association Section of the Bolton Cricket League, unexpectedly losing at home to local rivals Blackrod.

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A host of former cricket stars took part in an England International 20/20 match against Mawdesley CC to mark the club's 120th anniversary.
The England team.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

Stars turned out to honour Mawdesley

A host of former England International cricketers descended on Mawdesley Cricket Club to help the club celebrate the 120th anniversary of their entry into league cricket.

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