Mace’s third triumph leads the way for Surrey

Surrey Comet: Jump to it: Kingston AC & Polytechnic Harriers Rhianna Reynolds takes part in the high jump at the Hercules Wimbledon Young Athlete's open last Sunday

1:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Sophie Mace’s third national sportshall athletics shot title in as many years helped Surrey U15 girls lift the team title in Manchester last Sunday.  

Richmond's Montagna lines up worlds shot

Surrey Comet: Golden girl Orleans Park School student Isabella Montagna with her gold medal

7:00am Sunday 30th March 2014

Richmond Gymnastics Association’s Isabella Montagna is targeting a world championship appearance after defending her U19 British Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships mixed pair title with  partner  Lewis Walker.  

Teddington's Leinster sets sights on big things

Surrey Comet: Back in the ring: Kieran Leinster, right, in action against John Hefford in February

10:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Middleweight boxer Kieran Leinster has set his sights on securing a British title shot later this year, as he continues his meteoric rise up the ranks of the Queensbury Boxing League.

Richmond gymnasts land gold medal in Portugal

Surrey Comet: Silver service: RGA’s Jennifer Bailey, Cicely Irwin and Josie Russell

6:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Richmond Gymnastics Association returned from a double header tournament in Portugal with a four-medal haul earlier this month.  

Skinner and Jones triumph at Kingston Breakfast Run

Surrey Comet: Winner: Blackheath and Bromley athlete Michael Skinner, centre, won the Breakfast Run 16-mile race on Sunday with Ben Shearer in second

2:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Whole Foods Market Breakfast Run winner Michael Skinner revealed local knowledge gave him the edge as he triumphed in Market Square on Sunday.

Teddington swimmers savour gold standard

Surrey Comet: Golden boys: Teddington’s victorious U11s  relay squad show off their medals at Crystal Palace

12:00pm Sunday 23rd March 2014

Jacob Patterson, Eddie Hunt, Sophie Fussell  and Brandon Sayers were in golden Middlesex Championship form for Teddington Swimming Club at Enfield and Crystal Palace last weekend.  

Twickenham's Thomas eyes up golden Commonwealth show

Surrey Comet: Building on Indian promise: Twickenham's Alys Thomas

8:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014

Twickenham swimmer Alys Thomas is setting herself big goals ahead of this summer’s Commonwealth Games, writes Marios Papaloizou.

Breakfast Run: Lovelace teachers inspired for Breakfast battle

Surrey Comet: The promised land: The Breakfast Run finish line in Kingston's Market Square

1:00pm Friday 21st March 2014

The news eight school teachers from Lovelace Primary School are taking on Sunday's Breakfast Run has given me hope, writes Stuart Amos.  

Jackson turns on the heat in Bushy Park

Surrey Comet: Leading the way: Anthony Jackson powered home to a personal best time on Saturday in his seven parkrun win in his last seven appearances

5:48pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Strugglers Running Club's Anthony Jackson took two seconds off his personal best at the Bushy Park parkrun last Saturday.

Walton's Mace aces on best behaviour in Swindon

Surrey Comet: Record breakers: Walton Athletics Club's Sophie and Sam Mace

4:42pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Walton Athletics Club’s Sophie Mace smashed the UK U17 girls throws pentathlon record by more than 1,000 points at Swindon Harriers’ Winter Throws Invitational Series on Saturday.  

Molesey pair enjoy star-studded Masters success on the Thames

Surrey Comet: Golden girls: Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins were among the stars on the river on Saturday

11:00am Sunday 16th March 2014

Molesey Boat Club veterans Rachel Stanhope and Philippa Cross helped a star studded eights crew to a Masters pennant at the Women's Eights Head of the River Race on the Thames on Saturday.

Pentathlete Yamakawa's silver identfies areas for improvement

Surrey Comet: Silver lining: Walton Athletics Club's Sawa Yamakawa won javelin silver at the Surrey Championships last year

1:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

Walton Athletics Club’s Sawa Yamakawa knows what he needs to work on to become a champion after collecting U15 boys pentathlon silver at the English Indoor Combined Events Championships on Sunday.  

Teddington's Osagie's medal upgrade a bitter sweet moment

Surrey Comet: Upgrade: St Mary's University based Andrew Osagie was awarded a bronze medal at the World Indoor Championships on Saturday

8:51am Tuesday 11th March 2014

St Mary’s University’s Andrew Osagie described his upgrade to bronze medal following the qualification of his friend Marcin Lewandowski after the men’s 800m final at the World Indoor Athletics Championships on Saturday as a bitter sweet moment.

Hamerlaine and Anderson headline for Kingston Royals again

Surrey Comet: Winning team: (Left to right) Kingston Royals' Tegan Lessey, Paul Hurley (head coach), Lily Anderson, Damien Bryan (coach), Yasmine Hamerlaine and Mark Smith (coach)

7:00am Monday 10th March 2014

Kingston Royals swimmers Yasmine Hamerlaine and Lily Anderson were the club's golden heroes for a second successive week at the Surrey County Championships in Guildford.

Twickenham's Alcott sets sights on World Cup tour after Sochi showing

Surrey Comet: On her way: Twickenham's Chemmy Alcott will be on the plane to the Sochi Winter Olympics

10:19am Saturday 15th February 2014

Tears of joy turned into tears of frustration for Chemmy Alcott as her Winter Olympic career came to a close – but she insists she isn’t done skiing just yet.

Twickenham's Alcott proud of Olympic effort

Surrey Comet: On her way: Twickenham's Chemmy Alcott will be on the plane to the Sochi Winter Olympics

9:23am Wednesday 12th February 2014

Twickenham's alpine ski star Chemmy Alcott was delighted with her top-20 finish in an historic women's downhill at the Winter Olympics this morning.

Walton's Penty misses final but is happy to be back

Surrey Comet: Back on song: Walton's Toby Penty has put six months of injury agony behind him

1:43pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A spot in the men’s singles final proved a step too far for Toby Penty, but he admits he was just happy to back feeling like his old self again at the English National Badminton Championships, writes Chris Bailey.

Richmond's Del Celo relishing Games bid under Daley's ex-coach

Surrey Comet: Facing up to the challenge: Francesca Del Celo has her sights on Glasgow and beyond

6:00am Monday 10th February 2014

Richmond’s Francesca Del Celo believes 2014 could be a make or break year for her senior diving career as she bids to represent Great Britain at the 2016 Olympics.

Twickenham pair set sights on world indoor champs selection in Sheffield

5:00am Saturday 8th February 2014

St Mary’s University’s in-form pair Andrew Osagie and Charlie Grice head to the British Indoor Championships this weekend with the pressure off, having already bagged World Indoor Championship qualifying times.  

Kingston's Law rules South East Schools Championships

6:00pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Surrey U17 cross-country champion Phoebe Law is ready to take on the nation after her latest cross country triumph, writes Stuart Amos.  

Walton's Penty out to challenge England's badminton best

Surrey Comet: Out to upset the apple cart: Walton badminton player Toby Penty has high hopes after returning from injury

5:48pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Walton's Toby Penty believes he is the man to end Rajiv Ouseph’s English National Badminton Championships dominance – despite not hitting a shuttlecock in six months, writes Chris Bailey.

Thames Ditton juniors jump to sports hall beat

Surrey Comet: To the victors the spoils: Thames Ditton Junior School celebrate their win

3:47pm Thursday 6th February 2014

Thames Ditton Junior School will have the hopes of Esher resting on their shoulders after earning the right to represent the town’s primary schools at the Surrey School Sports Hall Athletics county final.  

Alcott coy over Winter Games hopes

Surrey Comet: Cards close to chest: Twickenham's Chemmy Alcott is cautious over her chances in Sochi

6:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Chemmy Alcott’s battle to make her fourth Winter Olympics was the toughest of all but she insists with the right conditions she can overcome the odds and leave a mark at Sochi 2014, writes Pippa Field.

Osborne: Playing Kingston borough football is still an honour

Surrey Comet: New boys: The re-established Kingston borough schools football team in their new kit

6:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

Pete Osborne remembers it was an honour to represent Kingston and that memory is behind the return of representative football to the borough.  

Surbiton High School enjoy sporting week to remember

Surrey Comet: Smooth tider: Kingston's young alpine star Darcie Mead

12:00pm Saturday 1st February 2014

Darcie Mead led Surbiton High School to a 23-medal haul at the British Schools  Girls Alpine Skiing Championships in France this week.

Twickenham's Alcott makes GB Winter Olympics squad

Surrey Comet: On her way: Twickenham's Chemmy Alcott will be on the plane to the Sochi Winter Olympics

10:41am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Three-time Winter Olympian Chemmy Alcott has been selected to represent Team GB at the Sochi Games despite being unable to prove her fitness.

Jackson wins again in rain-soaked Bushy Park

Surrey Comet: Out in front: Anthony Jackson streaks away at the start of Saturday's Bushy Park parkrun

10:00am Monday 20th January 2014

Sittingbourne Striders and Stragglers Running Club star Anthony Jackson beat a field of more than 1,000 athletes at Saturday's Bushy Park parkrun.

Sochi seems so near yet so Farr

Surrey Comet: Nervous wait: Twickenham's Tim Farr is by no means certain of making the trip to Russia

6:00am Sunday 19th January 2014

Twickenham’s Tim Farr is the first to admit his road to Sochi has been bumpier than most, but the disabled alpine skier is not about to throw in the towel any time soon.  

Walton's Yamakawa falls south of gold

Surrey Comet: Silver lining: Walton Athletics Club's Sawa Yamakawa won javelin silver at the Surrey Championships last year

12:00pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Walton Athletics Club’s young throws specialist  Sawa Yamakawa fell three seconds short of South of England indoor pentathlon gold on Sunday.  

Kingston basketballers join forces for Surrey show of strength

Surrey Comet: Action: Surrey Steelers (blue) head to the hoop in their win over London Greenhouse Pioneers	Andy Lambros

6:00am Monday 13th January 2014

A groundbreaking new initiative has seen four women’s basketball teams merge to create a new Surrey super club for 2014, writes Lucy Lomax.  

Tennis legend Henman backs marathon effort

Surrey Comet: Doing his bit: Tim Henman will take on Kingston tennis players in Roehampton next month

7:00am Saturday 11th January 2014

Kingston YMCA Hawkers tennis players will be among the opposition when a host of tennis professionals past and present bid to raise money for charity.  

Guest stars fire Surbiton toward top flight return

Surrey Comet: Dream team: The Surbiton indoor squad in Bristol

5:15pm Thursday 9th January 2014

Guest star Rufus McNaught-Barrington scored a whopping 15 goals to help put Surbiton’s men on course for an immediate return to the indoor national elite league.  

Sports Review: The highs and lows of 2013 in the Richmond & Twickenham Times - part two

Surrey Comet: England skipper: Jack Clifford lifts the IRB Junior World Cup              Picture: Roger Sedres/Gallo Images

6:00am Wednesday 1st January 2014

Richmond & Twickenham Times sports editor Stuart Amos reflects on 2013’s sporting highs and lows.

Sports Review: The highs and lows of 2013 in the Richmond & Twickenham Times - part one

Surrey Comet: January: London Scottish scrum half Jamie Stevenson scored a hat-trick against Gala in the British & Irish Cup to land a Scotland A call-up

12:00pm Tuesday 31st December 2013

Richmond & Twickenham Times sports editor Stuart Amos takes a look back at the stories the made the headlines in 2013.

Cowell is on top of the world

Surrey Comet: World beater: Heather Cowell, right, with coach Rob Small in Bulgaria

12:00pm Friday 6th December 2013

Richmond College student Heather Cowell reckoned the presence of coach Rob Small and other familiar faces was key to her becoming a world champion in eastern Europe last month.  

Sprinter Sacre may find life tricky at Sandown Park

Surrey Comet: Poetry in motion: Spreinter Sacre

10:00am Friday 6th December 2013

Eleven horses were entered at the five-day stage for Saturday’s Grade One BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown Park, including the great Sprinter Sacre, writes Nick Braund.  

Santa fitness boost can fire up Teddington

Surrey Comet: Run and ready: Teddington Hockey Club's mystery Santas get ready for last week's Bushy Park fun run

6:42pm Thursday 5th December 2013

Teddington ladies got a fitness boost last week as they took part in a team bonding appearance at the Bushy Park Santa Claus fun run on Sunday.

Surbiton's Twigg scores but England suffer heartbreak against Holland

Surrey Comet: At the double: Surbiton's Georgie Twigg scored two for England on the opening weekend of the World League Finals in Argentina

6:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

England’s hopes of reaching the knock-out stages at the World League finals in Argentina suffered a blow after a heartbreaking defeat to Olympic champions Holland on Sunday.

Tamesis' England staggered at royal seal of approval

Surrey Comet: Honoured: Tamesis Sailing Club's Phil England collects his award

6:00am Sunday 1st December 2013

Tamesis Sailing Club captain Phil England has been honoured for giving his life to the sport that helped him meet his wife.  

Walton's Mace siblings are toast of Elmbridge

Surrey Comet: Successful siblings: Sophie Mace, right, won the junior women's discus and is pictured with her brother Sam

5:52pm Tuesday 5th November 2013

Walton Athletics Club brother and sister pair Sam and Sophie Mace were the toast of Elmbridge on Friday night.  

Small steps to squash recovery for Walton's Richards

Surrey Comet: On his way back: Walton's Tom Richards in action in Manchester on Monday

6:00am Saturday 2nd November 2013

Walton squash professional Tom Richards is taking his comeback from injury step-by-step.  

Walton pair ready to take on the squash world

Surrey Comet: Comeback kid: Tom Richards

6:00am Saturday 26th October 2013

Rising squash star Joe Lee is out to make his mark at next week’s World Championship after setting high targets over the next 12 months, writes Rod Gilmour.  

Warner still eyes Paralympic winter triple

Surrey Comet: FAst and furious: Ian Warner in action for Team GB

5:02pm Thursday 24th October 2013

If Kingston Kestrels sledge hockey star Ian Warner did not realise becoming a three-time winter Paralympian was going to be so tough, he does now, writes Ric Sumner.  

Twigg and Herbert fire Surbiton up to third

Surrey Comet: Blone ambition: Surbiton's Giselle Ansley in action against the University of Birmingham on Saturday   Picture: Tom Reder

12:00pm Sunday 20th October 2013

Hockey stars Georgie Twigg and Rebecca Herbert did their international chances little harm as they both scored for Surbiton on Saturday.

Bushy Park parkrun is on cloud nine

Surrey Comet: Celebrate good times: More than 1,000 athletes lined up for the Bushy Park parkrun last week

6:00am Saturday 12th October 2013

From its humble beginnings in south-west London, parkrun has sparked a world-wide phenomenon.  

Surbiton strong enough for European debut

Surrey Comet: Regular: James Tindall will be a regular in Surbiton's domestic and European campaigns

12:00pm Friday 11th October 2013

Surbiton men’s head coach Todd Williams reckons he has the squad to compete in Europe, but admits domestic glory remains the priority.

Reading just too strong for Wimbledon

Surrey Comet: On form: Wimbledon keeper Tom Millington

10:39am Wednesday 9th October 2013

Wimbledon slipped to their second defeat of the Men's Hockey League Premier Division on Saturday as they lost 2-0 at Reading.

Weybridge golfer Barthram harbours Major dreams

Surrey Comet: Rising star: Weybridge golfer Sam Barthram has set his sights high

8:00am Sunday 6th October 2013

Weybridge teenager Sam Barthram is not thinking small when it comes to his future in golf.  

Corrine Hall and Lora Turnham slowly taking over the world

Surrey Comet: Perfect duo: Corrine Hall, right, and Lora Turnham

7:00am Saturday 5th October 2013

They may not be as dynamic as some superhero pairings, but Mitcham’s Corrine Hall and Paracycling partner Lora Turnham are nearing world domination without the need of a cape or mask.

Williams remembers Surbiton's Beeston beating fondly

Surrey Comet: Taking a tumble: Surbiton's James Tindall takes a fall against Wimbledon last week

5:09pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

It is not often a hockey coach will have fond memories of a 7-2 defeat, but that scoreline sticks in Surbiton men’s coach Todd Williams’ mind for good reason.  

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