Maslen sets six personal bests as he takes county title

Ilkley Gazette:

9:25am Thursday 11th September 2014

Harry Maslen was in record-breaking form in the Yorkshire Combined Events Championships at Cleckheaton last weekend.

GB call-ups for Scott Thwaites and Lizzie Armitstead

Ilkley Gazette: SUBMITTED PIC -  CREDIT Jonathan Pow 
Pro rider Scott Thwaites (far left), with from left, Adam Evans (from JD Cycles) & from Yorkshire Cancer Research Dr. Mark Sutherland, Liz Hills, Adam Tasker, Taras Stephenson, Susan Richman, Professor Phil Quirke

5:04pm Thursday 4th September 2014

SCOTT Thwaites and Lizzie Armitstead have been named in the Great Britain cycling squad for this month's Road World Championships in Spain.

Ilkley golfer Mark Buckley wins Harrogate Union Matchplay Championship for third time

Ilkley Gazette:

6:09pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Ilkley’s Mark Buckley won his third Harrogate Union Men’s Matchplay title in thrilling style.

No title as Jonny Brownlee must settle for third

Ilkley Gazette: Jonny and Alistair Brownlee

11:10pm Sunday 31st August 2014

JONATHAN Brownlee had to settle for third as Javier Gomez won his fourth World Triathlon Series today.

Ilkley's Bastow prepares for triathlon grand final

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9:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

Ilkley's Adrian Bastow has arrived in Canada to prepare for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton.

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead clinches women's World Cup with one race to go

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead winning the 2013 national road race title in Glasgow

10:31pm Sunday 24th August 2014

Otley Lizzie Armitstead won the coveted UCI Women's Road World Cup for the first time with one race remaining, today.

Jonny edges Alistair in Brownlee double

Ilkley Gazette:

6:41pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BINGLEY Harrier Jonathan Brownlee was an impressive winner of Saturday's World Triathlon Series in Stockholm.

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee could be big threat to world title contenders

Ilkley Gazette: Alistair Brownlee in action

8:38am Thursday 21st August 2014

WITH only one round of the World Triathlon Series to go, all the big hitters are in Stockholm this weekend.

Danielle smashes Paralympic record

Ilkley Gazette: Danielle Bailey lopped almost three seconds off the previous 50 metres freestyle record

8:23am Thursday 21st August 2014

OTLEY'S Danielle Bailey has broken a 22-year-old British Paralympic record.

Unbeaten Ilkley look set to serve up Yorkshire tennis title

Ilkley Gazette:

9:12am Thursday 21st August 2014

ILKLEY Tennis Club are well placed to win the Yorkshire Men’s Division One title for the first time in 15 years.

Burley's Scott Thwaites happy to take team order

Ilkley Gazette:

10:05am Thursday 14th August 2014

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Former world champion Lampkin shows off his skills

Ilkley Gazette:

10:03am Thursday 14th August 2014

A TRIALS biking legend from Silsden staged his annual 'skills school' at the weekend.

Armitstead targets world gold after London podium spot

Ilkley Gazette: Otley's Lizzie Armitstead finished third in London

9:01pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead expressed her determination to carry her August success all the way to the World Championships after another podium finish yesterday – this time at the Prudential RideLondon Women’s Grand Prix.

Armitstead targets world gold after London podium spot

9:00pm Sunday 10th August 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead expressed her determination to carry her August success all the way to the World Championships after another podium finish yesterday – this time at the Prudential RideLondon Women’s Grand Prix.

No hard feelings from Scott Thwaites as he hails Kiwi rival who pipped him to Commonwealth Games silver medal

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is pipped to the silver medal on the finishing line by New Zealand's Jack Bauer, left

9:39am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Thwaites reveals how rider who beat him to silver helped him to Otley victory

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites with his bronze medal

8:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has revealed how the rider that pipped him for the Commonwealth Games silver medal in the men’s road race, helped him to a home victory in 2011.

Bamford's games best

Ilkley Gazette: Racheal Bamford won the 3,000 metres and 1,500 metres at the Yorkshire Track & Field Championships. Picture by Andrew Tate

8:39am Thursday 7th August 2014

OTLEY AC members were at Hampden Park supporting Racheal Bamford in the Commonwealth Games steeplechase final. Her seventh-placed 9min 45.51sec was a personal best.

Rain stops play indoors at Ilkley

Ilkley Gazette: Natasha Hillyer on the way to her fourth AEGON British Tour title in five years at Ilkley

8:25am Thursday 7th August 2014

NOT even moving the AEGON British Tour finals indoors at Ilkley could save them from a weather interruption on Saturday.

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead wins Commonwealth Games gold in style

Ilkley Gazette:

10:53am Sunday 3rd August 2014

Otley cyclist Lizzie Armitstead has won gold in this morning's Commonwealth Games women's road race at Glasgow.

Burley's Scott Thwaites is thrilled to get Commonwealth Games ride

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is looking forward to Commonwealth Games

10:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

SCOTT Thwaites will realise one of his big ambition on Sunday when he competes for England in the Commonwealth Games road race.

Alison's brave ultra bid ends in pain and disappointment

Ilkley Gazette: Sarah Fuller decided to quit the race as conditions worsened

9:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

OTLEY athlete Sarah Fuller saw her latest bid to complete the demanding ultra race, the Lakeland 100, end in pain and disappointment.

Brownlee joy at team success

Ilkley Gazette:

5:48pm Sunday 27th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee led England's dream team to a dominant victory in the mixed relay to complete a sweep of the triathlon gold medals at the Commonwealth Games.

Otley rider Lizzie Armitstead crashes on La Course

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead

4:31pm Sunday 27th July 2014

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Sian helps Wales set record in women's 4x100 metres freestyle final

Ilkley Gazette:

10:31am Friday 25th July 2014

Ilkley's Sian Morgan helped to set a new Welsh record last night in the women's 4x100 metres freestyle relay at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Golden boy Brownlee hungry for more glory

Ilkley Gazette: England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning on the home straight during the Men's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games near Glasgow. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday July 24, 2014. See PA story

11:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ALISTAIR Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another title to his glittering triathlon portfolio.

Oliver not giving up on Road to Wimbledon dream

Ilkley Gazette: Addingham's Oliver Burton, who was a semi-finalist at the HSBC Road To Wimbledon North Regional Qualifier at his host club, Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club

2:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ADDINGHAM starlet Oliver Burton insists he is hungrier than ever to see his name in lights after falling just short of booking his spot at a prestigious Wimbledon tournament.

Threesy does it for Ilkley Grammar School

Ilkley Gazette: The triumphant Ilkley Grammar School rounders teams

12:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

ILKLEY Grammar School rounders teams completed a clean sweep of trophies in this year's Bradford League finals.

Ilkley knuckle down for another busy week

Ilkley Gazette: Lewis Burton

11:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

ILKLEY Lawn Tennis and Squash Club's Alan Cutts knows it is one down and two to go as far as their summer festival of tennis is concerned.

Ilkley table tennis starlet Kate to coach younger players

Ilkley Gazette: Kate Nixon

9:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

KATE Nixon, local table tennis starlet who recently gained international honours, will be visiting schools in the Ilkley area to inspire the next generation of young players.

Cliffe the silver bullet

8:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

ILKLEY Cycling Club youth rider Seb Cliffe had his best result of the 2014 season last week by winning silver in the British Cycling Yorkshire Region Grass Track Championships at Roundhay Park in Leeds.

Parapia Leeds the way for Otley

Ilkley Gazette: Otley's A team, who won the team prize at the Washburn Valley Relay. From left: Liam Dunne, Scott Harrington and Tom Midgley

10:25am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

OTLEY Athletic Club's Jamil Parapia put in a strong performance to finish fifth in the Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10k in a time of 33min 19sec, with Robin Outtersides 27th in 36:21.

Mighty Malir is European Mountain running champion

Ilkley Gazette: SONY DSC
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7:50am Thursday 17th July 2014

ILKLEY’S Georgia Malir has been crowned as a European Mountain Running champion.

Farrow records new Ilkley club record

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley's Ewan Farrow secured a fine victory

8:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

LAST Sunday saw strong performances from three Ilkley CC riders in the Yorkshire Cycling Federation 50m time trial on the A19 at Dishforth.

Daniell's love affair with Ilkley continues

Ilkley Gazette: Marcus Daniell

6:53pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

IT IS small wonder that Marcus Daniell rates Ilkley as his favourite venue.

Alistair Brownlee secures first World Series win of the year

Ilkley Gazette: Alistair Brownlee in action

9:15am Sunday 13th July 2014

Bramhope's Alistair Brownlee warmed up for the Commonwealth Games later this month with his first Triathlon World series win of the year in Hamburg.

Grand Depart mastermind Gary Verity is big fan of Otley's town centre cycle races

Ilkley Gazette:

9:10am Thursday 10th July 2014

THE man who brought the Tour de France to Yorkshire has predicted the Otley Cycle Races will continue to get bigger every year after the annual event put on its best-ever show.

Brassington sore after his Ilkley Tennis Tournament exit in qualifying rounds

Ilkley Gazette: Kyle Brassington in action during a previous Ilkley tournament

8:27am Thursday 10th July 2014

KYLE Brassington admitted to being “a bit sore” after his singles exploits at Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club this week.

Ilkley Cycling Club looks to build on legacy of Tour de France as it plans for future

Ilkley Gazette:

8:15am Thursday 10th July 2014

Ilkley Cycling Club will be hoping to build on the legacy of the magnificent Grand Depart to promote cycling.

Live STAGE 2 LIVE BLOG: The Tour de France heads through Addingham, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury and Oxenhope

Ilkley Gazette: Cathedral

8:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

More than a million spectators lined the route from Leeds to Harrogate yesterday for the Grand Depart and a million more will be out in force on stage two today as the Tour de France peloton once again snakes it's way through the Bradford district on its way from York to Sheffield.

Britons set to rule at Ilkley

Ilkley Gazette:

5:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

Scotland are having their referendum on independence in September.

Scott Thwaites shrugs off Tour disappointment

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is taking a break

9:39am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Scott Thwaites has shrugged off the disappointment of missing out on a ride in the Tour de France to focus on his next big challenge.

White Rose continues to bloom as 1,000 riders tackle classic

Ilkley Gazette: Taking the ride. A youngster enjoys being hauled along

10:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

ALMOST 1,000 cyclists from around the country descended on Ilkley to take part in the White Rose Classic Cycle Sportive on Sunday.?

Chivers smashes two British rowing records

Ilkley Gazette: Matthew Chivers not only broke British records for his own age groups but also the 19-29 years section

9:40am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Ilkley teenager Matthew Chivers has broken two British rowing records.

Firth's Bradford double is a first

Ilkley Gazette:

9:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

JAMES Firth has become the first player to retain both of the Bradford Union’s major strokeplay titles.

Lizzie Armitstead's home win sets the tone for a record night for Otley races

Ilkley Gazette:

What a what way to warm up for Le Grand Depart as Tour de France fever took hold at the 29th Otley Cycle Races.

VIDEO: Lizzie Armitstead wins Otley Women's GP ahead of Grand Depart

Ilkley Gazette:

9:44pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Lizzie Armitstead delighted a bumper home crowd in Otley tonight by winning the Pinsent Mason Women's Grand Prix.

Lizzie Armitstead stars in inaugural Ilkley town centre races

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead holding her own amongst the men last night

6:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

JUST two days after finishing third in the National Road Race Championships, Otley's Lizzie Armitstead was back in the saddle last night, racing in the inaugural Ilkley town centre races.

James Hepworth misses out on Open spot

Ilkley Gazette: James Hepworth finished in first place at regional qualifying at Moortown

1:49pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Ilkley’s James Hepworth was unable to secure a spot at the Open in final qualifying at Gailes Links.

Lizzie Armitstead third in National Road Race Championship

Ilkley Gazette: Laura Trott celebrates as she crosses the line to win the Womens Road Race during day four of the National Time Trial Championships, Monmouthshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 29, 2014. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire

2:36pm Sunday 29th June 2014

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead narrowly missed out on making it a hat-trick of national road race titles when she had to settle for third place in south Wales.

Scott Thwaites misses out on Tour de France ride

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites training on the Tour de France route

12:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

SCOTT Thwaites has missed out on a ride in this year's Tour de France which will pass through his home town of Burley-in-Wharfedale.






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