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Nantwich horse trainer lands her first win at Cheltenham

Nantwich horse trainer lands her first win at Cheltenham

A young Nantwich horse trainer is celebrating her first race win – at the iconic course at Cheltenham.

Hannah Roach, 22, won with a horse she only bought and started training a year ago, called Iskandar Pecos.

May 15, 2024
South Cheshire Harriers runners to tackle London Marathon

South Cheshire Harriers runners to tackle London Marathon

A number of South Cheshire Harriers members will be competing in the London Marathon this weekend.

And one of them Sian Fern, 37, is running her sixth marathon – and the first since she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2022.

April 19, 2024
Nantwich boxer trains with Tyson Fury ahead of world title fight

Nantwich boxer trains with Tyson Fury ahead of world title fight

A Nantwich-based boxer has been helping World Champion Tyson Fury prepare for his clash with Oleksandr Usyk.

Ricky Gorman is Fury’s cousin and has been training with him at the WBC heavyweight champion’s gym near Morecambe.

April 9, 2024
Potential dark horses for World Snooker Championship 2024

Potential dark horses for World Snooker Championship 2024

The World Snooker Championship is the highest stage that the sport offers and it attracts top players from all over the globe to compete each year.

Typically the legendary names dominate the headlines with the likes of Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby often tipped to achieve snooker’s greatest prize.

April 8, 2024
Young Crewe & Nantwich athletes earn cross country success

Young Crewe & Nantwich athletes earn cross country success

Crewe and Nantwich Athletics Club athletes enjoyed success at a recent cross country championships event.

Five of the club’s athletes qualified for the UK Counties Athletic Union Inter Counties Cross Country Championships in Wollaton Park, Nottingham, on Saturday (March 9).

March 13, 2024
Olympian Alice Kinsella to run session at Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics Club

Olympian Alice Kinsella to run session at Crewe & Nantwich Gymnastics Club

Olympic gymnast Alice Kinsella will be joining Crewe and Nantwich Gymnastics Club at an open house event later this month.

The event aims to welcome new gymnasts and to showcase the benefits of the sport.

March 7, 2024
South Cheshire Harriers to host Crewe 10K race

South Cheshire Harriers to host Crewe 10K race

South Cheshire Harriers are to host the 2024 Crewe 10K on Easter Sunday March 31.

Part of the NSRRA calendar, this popular chip-timed road race is a 2-lap flat course event on the edge of Crewe town centre.

February 24, 2024
Anthony Joshua looks to make statement against Francis Ngannou

Anthony Joshua looks to make statement against Francis Ngannou

All eyes will be on the Kingdom Arena come March 8 as Saudi Arabia plays host to the latest heavyweight boxing clash.

This time, it’s Anthony Joshua’s turn to touch gloves with MMA star Francis Ngannou, as the Brit looks to do what Tyson Fury couldn’t.

February 19, 2024
Nantwich Running Club founder steps down from role

Nantwich Running Club founder steps down from role

By Jonathan White
The founder and chair of Nantwich Running Club is to step away from his role, he has announced.

Mike Stevens, from Willaston, set up the club in 2021 and has been chairman and head coach since then.

February 15, 2024
Nantwich student crowned national indoor 1,500m champion

Nantwich student crowned national indoor 1,500m champion

A Brine Leas student from Nantwich has been crowned Men’s U20 national indoor athletics champion after winning a dramatic 1,500m final.

Isaac Leydon (no. 519) pipped his rival on the line in Sunday’s final at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

February 13, 2024
South Cheshire Harriers runners kick-start busy 2024

South Cheshire Harriers runners kick-start busy 2024

South Cheshire Harriers runners have kick-started their 2024 with a busy month of races and events.

Members competed in a muddy cross country around Reaseheath in Nantwich, with junior and senior teams taking part.

February 12, 2024
Nantwich Running Club launches 2024 “Couch to 5K” scheme

Nantwich Running Club launches 2024 “Couch to 5K” scheme

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Running Club have launched their 2024 Couch To 5K programme.

Up to 45 people and over 25 club volunteers took part in the first session on Saturday (Jan 13).

January 16, 2024
Youngsters scoop Gold at Cheshire Cross Country Championships

Youngsters scoop Gold at Cheshire Cross Country Championships

Three teenagers from Crewe and Nantwich scooped medals at the Cheshire Cross Country Championships.

Sofiya, Bethany and Daisie, all runners for Crewe & Nantwich Athletics Club, won a Gold medal for the Under 13s Girls Team.

January 9, 2024