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Laura claims National crown

Chorley’s Laura Massaro won her second National Squash Championship title in a row to further establish her dominance at the top of the women’s game in England.

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Catterall (right) April defence

Chorley champion ready for title defence

Chorley’s Jack Catterall will defend his WBO inter-continental super-llghtweight title against Walsall’s Martin Gethin at the Manchester Arena on April 8.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Chorley ski star Dave Ryding

Dave’s Ryding high with one year to go

The unprecedented success of so many of its athletes across a range of sports so far this season suggests Great Britain could make Pyeongchang 2018 their best Winter Olympics of all time.

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The Bowmen of Pendle and Samlesbury's first archery competition of the year

Archery triumph for Izzat

Archers from across the county had their sights set firmly on Samlesbury when they joined The Bowmen of Pendle and Samlesbury for their first competition of the year.

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Laura Massaro

Squash ace is tipped to triumph at nationals

Chorley squash star Laura Massaro has been tipped for glory at the National Squash Championshipsby England coach David Campion.

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Edmund Bradbury takes the cheers of the crowd as he claims victory in the Chorley Grand Prix 2016

Elite riders to bolt through Chorley in a haze of lycra

More than 100 professional cyclists will hurtle through Chorley at Easter in the borough’s highly popular Grand Prix.

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Popular run is back on track after pub saves the day

A popular five kilometre run is back on track after being driven off the road by a parking wrangle.

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Tom Smith

Lancashire ace Smith quits cricket

Lancashire all-rounder Tom Smith has announced his retirement from cricket due to injury.

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Britain's Dave Ryding celebrates his second place after completing an alpine ski, men's World Cup slalom, in Kitzbuehel, Austria

Dave went back to his roots to win silver

Chorley’s Dave Ryding cast his mind back to his early days on the dry slopes at Pendle Ski Club as he calmed his nerves before making British alpine history in Kitzbuhel on Sunday.

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Dave Ryding celebrates his second place

Historic silver for Ryding

Chorley’s Dave Ryding admitted he was in disbelief after claiming Britain’s first World Cup alpine medal since 1981.

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Laura Massaro

Laura loses out in final

Chorley’s Laura Massaro 
was beaten in the final of the JP Morgan Tournament of Champions by France’s Camille Serme in New York’s Grand Central Terminal.

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Massaro moves in to final of New York

Massaro moves in to final of New York

Chorley squash star Laura Massaro is just one victory away from winning the prestigious Tournament of Champions for the very first time in her career.

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Laura Massaro on her way to victory over Omneya Abdel Kawy

Massaro is back in the groove

Chorley’s Laura Massaro was back to her best as she moved through to the semi-finals of the Tournament of Champions in New York thanks to victory over Omneya Abdel Kawy.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Laura Massaro

Massaro fights back to topple Kiwi King

Chorley’s Laura Massaro survived a huge scare before reaching the quarter-finals of the Tournament of Champions.

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Town’s ready to rumble

Town’s ready to rumble

This weekend, 16 of the UK’s best wrestlers will square off at the Empress Ballroom during the first ever WWE UK Championship Tournament.

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Injured player waits an hour for paramedics

Injured player waits an hour for paramedics

Extremely high 999 call volumes resulted in paramedics taking more than an hour to reach a footballer who was feared to have suffered serious neck injuries.

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High flying action at WWE LIVE

Wrestling duo all ready to rumble

The two Fylde coast wrestlers involved in the inaugural WWE UK Championship in Blackpool are relishing the prospect of facing off against each other.

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Ron Farrington, senior pastor at Longton Community Church

New Year’s Honours for red rose greats

A host of Lancashire’s leading lights have been recognised in the New Year’s Honour’s List.

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