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Leadenham Hockey: Frustrations for Firsts, but Ladies and Second XI hit form

Last weekend brought a full match programme for Leadenham Hockey Club with every team in action, starting with the men’s fiorst teasm appointment with Cambridge City Fourths.

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Ruskington student wins place in Roller Derby World Cup showcase

A Sleaford skater, who goes by the nickname Lady MacDeath, will showcase her skills to a global audience after winning selection to an international Roller Derby team.

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Helen set to run 53 miles in final leg of epic year


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Leadenham Hockey Club: Mixed start to new year

Leadenham Hockey Club made a mixed start to the new year after nearly a full month off with the Christmas break and match postponements.

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Carre’s Grammar School gymnasts star on county stage

Despite the snow, four students from Carre’s Grammar School travelled to Grantham Mere’s Leisure Centre last month to compete in the Lincolnshire Schools Gymnastics Championships.

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Sleaford Triathlon Club hosts first Santa-thlon

In true Christmas spirit, 24 members of Tri3 Sleaford Triathlon Club took part in the inaugural Santa-thlon – a swim-run event with a festive twist.

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Jack Harvey seals IndyCar return

Racing driver Jack Harvey will head back to the United States for some top-level motorsport next season after signing a multi-year IndyCar deal.

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Sleaford bowlers chase national final places

Sleaford Indoor Bowls Club are hunting down places at the national championships on four fronts as they progress through the area stages.

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Sleaford archer claims silver at national junior championships

Sleaford archer Jacob Boden stepped up to the mark when it mattered to help guide England to home nations victory.

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Nostalgia: Epic fundraiser run remembered

Co-founder and vice-president of Sleaford Striders running club, John Holderness has paid tribute to Alan Househam, of Leasingham who has died aged 77.

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Sleaford Kuk Sool Won impress with 18 UK medals

A fledgling town martial arts club were on cloud nine after accumulating a big medal haul at a UK tournament.

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Sports Editor’s Blog: Give BBC Sports Personality of the Year back to the anoraks


Sleaford bowlers knocked out by Derbyshire club in national comp

Sleaford bowlers knocked out by Derbyshire club in national comp

Sleaford Indoor Bowls Club’s ladies team bowed out of the EIBA national Yetton Plate competition, run by the English Indoor Bowls Association (EIBA).

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Triathletes look back on year of successes

Tri3 Sleaford Triathlon Club thanked outgoing chairman Ann Le Bek as they held their annual meeting and awards night on Sunday.

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Leadenham Hockey Club ladies denied by late comeback

The penultimate fixtures of 2017 left Leadenham Hockey Club disappointed as they fell to two defeats in three matches on Saturday.

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Sleaford Gymnastics Club toasts 21st birthday with national medal haul

Sleaford Gymnastics Club celebrated their 21st anniversary year by taking part in the national invitational Codebreakers competition in Milton Keynes.

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Success for new organisers of Sleaford Swimathon

Sleaford Leisure Centre was the venue for the annual Swimathon event, traditionally organised by the Rotary Club.

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Swimathon best for triathlete Connor

A team from Tri3 Sleaford took part in Saturday’s Swimathon at Sleaford Leisure Centre to raise money for local charities.

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Sleaford para-athletics pair to compete on the world stage for England

Athletes Joel James and Thomas Talbot will represent their country next summer on the global stage.

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Ashby challenge

Sleaford Rugby Club recorded a 38-24 victory over county rivals Spalding at home on Saturday.

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