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Holly triumphant as Athletics World Cup kicks off

Euxton ace Holly Bradshaw claimed pole vault gold in the first Athletics World Cup in London.

Athletics
David Beckham was your choice in midfield

Readers’ vote: Your Post-’66 England XI verdict

You voted in numbers for your favourite ‘Post-1966 England XI’ in our web poll this week.

Football
Summer signing Graham Burke models the new training wear

Preston North End boosted by sponsorship deal for training kit

Preston North End have announced a new official betting partner.

Preston North End
Chorley squash star Laura Massaro

Laura aims to make it a treble of titles in Dubai

Defending champion Laura Massaro is hoping to make it a hat-trick of wins at the squash World Series Finals at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai this week.

Squash
Chorley star Laura Massaro in action against Yathreb Adel (photo: PSA)

Massaro through to last eight in Hull

Laura Massaro is still on course to lift a third Allam British Open squash title.

Squash

Gareth Southgate names England World Cup squad

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold was a surprise inclusion when Gareth Southgate named his England squad for this summer’s World Cup in Russia.

Football
Laura Massaro in action in her first-round match (photo: PSA)

Laura sees off Hany in British Open

Defending women’s British Open squash champion Laura Massaro is through to the second round of the 2018 Allam British Open.

Squash
Laura Massaro during last week's El Gouna International (photo: PSA)

Defending champion Massaro close to World Series Finals qualification

Chorley’s squash ace Laura Massaro is on the brink of qualification for next month’s ATCO PSA Dubai World Series Finals.

Squash
Leyland's County Ground will stage the Guildhall Cup final on Friday

Mid Lancs League’s finals at the double this week

This week sees the Mid Lancashire Football League stage its two prestige cup finals.

Amateur Football
Marcus Carver was on target for Chorley

Easter Monday’s non-league round-up

Chorley ran out 2-0 winners at home to Bradford Park Avenue on Easter Monday in the National League North.

Non-League
Toby Ellis of Preston Table Tennis Association, the Achievement/Performance of the Year Junior Male winner with sponsor Kate Plano

Awards galore for city’s big achievers

The 13th Annual GLL Preston Sports Awards 2018 has once again showcased the amazing achievements of Preston’s clubs, volunteers and athletes over the last 12 months.

Sport
Elite Snooker A,  winners of the Richard Smith Knockout Cup

Veterans’ League’s finale was cracker

The Preston and District Veterans’ Snooker League’s finale proved to be as popular as ever.

Snooker
Alistair Waddecar found the net for Brig (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge suffered their first NPL First Division North defeat since November as Hyde United ran out 2-1 winners at Ewen Fields.

Non-League
Rachel Wood (centre) was Chorley's scorer

Spot-kick denies a Chorley Ladies’ win

Chorley Ladies held title challengers Liverpool Feds to a 1-1 draw having narrowly lost out to the only goal when the teams faced each other just a few weeks ago.

Football
Leyland Barracudas swimmers in Germany

Barracudas’ trip is hailed huge success

Jess Thorpe was the star of the show when a team of nine swimmers from Leyland Barracudas competed in the 37th International Masters Swimming event hosted by Flensberger SchwimmKlub in northern Germany.

Sport
Preston's visit from Ilkley will have to be rearranged

Hoppers’ match falls victim to weather

Preston Grasshoppers’ North Premier League clash with Ilkley at Lightfoot Green on Saturday has become the latest fixture to fall foul of the big freeze.

Preston Grasshoppers
Laura Massaro on her way to a second-round defeat

Laura Massaro blown out in Windy City Open event

Chorley’s Laura Massaro was a second-round casualty in the 2018 Windy City Open presented by the Walter Family and EquiTrust Life Insurance Company.

Squash
Ronnie O'Sullivan after his victory at Preston Guild Hall (photo: eventphotos67)

Preston Guild Hall glory for Ronnie O’Sullivan after win over Ding Junhui

Ronnie O’Sullivan secured his maiden World Grand Prix title with a convincing 10-3 victory over Ding Junhui at Preston’s Guild Hall.

Snooker
Laura Massaro is in the Team England squad

Laura in England squad for Gold Coast

Chorley’s world No.4 Laura Massaro is on her way to Australia’s Gold Coast after being named in Team England’s squash squad.

Squash
Megan Searson (left) in a midfield battle

Chorley Ladies left with an empty Plate

Chorley Ladies crashed out of the FA League Plate when they suffered a 4-0 reverse at Hull City.

Football
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