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Laura’s strong US defence policy

Defending Delaware Investments US Open champion Laura Massaro got her 2016 tournament campaign off to a winning start courtesy of a dominant victory over Kanzy Emad El Defrawy at Philadelphia’s Drexel University.

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Warriors lift the trophy at Old Trafford

Warriors pair sign off in style

Chorley boy Josh Charnley and Dan Sarginson delivered the perfect parting gift as they made a dream exit from Wigan before dropping sizeable hints that they could both be back.

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Gayan Maneeshan is joining Chorley Cricket Club next season

Windsor Park set to welcome Gayan

Sri Lankan all rounder Gayan Maneeshan has been named as Chorley Cricket Club’s professional for next season.

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Josh Charnley (photo: Wigan Warriors RLFC)

Josh gets ready to bow out

Chorley-born Josh Charnley says there would be no better way to finish his Wigan career than to lift the Super League trophy against Warrington at Old Trafford this weekend.

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Chorley's Laura Massaro (right) in her semi-final win (photo: PSA)

Massaro makes it into final

England’s squash No.1 Laura Massaro progressed to the final of the 2016 NetSuite Open, PSA W50 tournament after overcoming New Zealand’s Joelle King in a clinical straight games victory.

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Massaro on her way to victory against Victoria Lust in San Francisco (photo: PSA)

Laura though to San Francisco semi-finals

Chorley’s women’s England No.1 Laura Massaro produced a dominant display to overcome compatriot Victoria Lust in the quarter-final stage of the NetSuite Open, PSA W50 tournament taking place in San Francisco.

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Raymond Platt captured this image of White Coppice Cricket Club in a rare moment of sunshine

Is the final close of play looming for village cricket club?

A historic village cricket club’s future is under real threat.

Laura Massaro is hoping for another big year on the squash Tour

Laura sets sights on No.1 ranking

Chorley squash star Laura Massaro has her sights set on another stint as the world No.1 player.

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Mark Jeffers goes on the offensive against Ben Heap. Picture: Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom Boxing.

Dream night for Jennings Gym in Manchester

Chorley’s Jennings Gym had a night to remember at the Manchester Arena on Saturday.

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Eddie Oxley working on the pitch at Chorley Panthers

These volunteers always have the Friday feeling when pitching in

Rugby players and footballers get a lot of recognition, but what about the dedicated volunteers who work behind the scenes to ensure the pitch is in perfect condition?

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Deloitte Ride Across Britain come through Lancashire 
More than 700 cyclists are riding 969 miles across the country. They will arrive in John OGroats on Sunday, September 18
Photos: Threshold Sports

Endurance cyclists sweep through Lancashire on way to John O’Groats

ONE of the UK’s largest organised endurance bike rides has passed through Lancashire on the way to John O’Groats.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins

Russian hackers leak Sir Bradley Wiggins' medical records online

Five British Olympics sports stars, including Chorley cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, have seen their confidential health records leaked online by hackers.
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Mark Critchley scores for Panthers Under-11s

Panthers back in dominant form

Chorley Panthers’s Under-14s side returned from the summer break and kicked off their Super Eights campaign at home with a 30-14 win over Woolston Greens.

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Are you set for National Fitness Day?

Are you set for National Fitness Day?

This year’s National Fitness Day, the biggest annual celebration of fitness and physical activity across the UK, will see leading retailer Argos become the headline partner.

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Laura Massaro

Massaro moves into semi-finals

Chorley’s world No.2 Laura Massaro will line up against 18-year-old World Junior champion Nouran Gohar in the semi-finals of the 2016 Hong Kong Open today.

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Britain's Holly Bradshaw competes during the women's pole vault final, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Holly: “I’m pleased with Olympic fifth”

Lancashire athlete Holly Bradshaw said she was pleased she improved on her Olympic performance, despite missing out on a medal.

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Holly Bradshaw in action

Holly aims for second Olympic final

Holly Bradshaw attempts to reach her second Olympic pole vault final tomorrow.

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Jack Catterall.

Catterall sets up British title tilt with points win

Chorley’s Jack Catterall ensured there were no slip-ups ahead of his-much anticipated British title fight, beating Lukasz Janik on points.

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Super Saturday: Rio 2016 day eight highlights

Watch our round-up from day eight at Rio 2016.

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