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Thursday, 5 January 2017  |  Jon

British number one Johanna Konta continued her good start to 2017 by reaching the semi-finals of the Shenzhen Open in China
Konta beat world number 60 Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 6-4 6-7 (11-13) 6-3
Her next opponent will be another Czech, Katerina Siniakova, who beat Serbian Nina Stojanovic 6-3 6-4

Friday, 4 November 2016  |  Jon

The 2016/17 Emirates FA Cup First Round kicks off this evening and over the weekend
19.45pm tonight sees the first game of the first round proper kick off between Millwall & Southend closely followed by National League Eastleigh v Swindon Town at 19.55pm
Its every footballers dream to play in the FA Cup and who knows we could see a number of giant killings this weekend
Our local team Dover Athletic of the National League find themselves in the first round tomorrow away to Cambridge United of League 2, come on you whites!!!!!!

Friday, 19 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB are now up to 56 medals at the Rio Olympics
Jade Jones retains Gold medal in the 57kg Taekwando
The Brownlee brothers take Gold & Silver in the Triathlon
Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark have won gold in the women's 470 sailing event
Liam Heath and Jon Schofield added a silver in the men's 200m kayak double
Marcus Ellis and Chris Langridge take bronze in badminton's men's doubles
3 days of competition to go, come on Team GB lets make it to 60 medals!!!!

Thursday, 18 August 2016  |  Jon

Team Gb are second in the Olympic Medal Table with 50 medals in total, 19 Gold, 19 Silver & 12 Bronze
A quite remarkable medal haul with a few days left to go and many more medals up for grabs
Come on Team GB you are doing the Nation proud

Monday, 15 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB move up to 2nd in the medal table having added 16 medals over the weekend, 8 Golds, 7 Silvers & 1 Bronze
Golds for Andy Murray, Matt Whitlock, Justine Rose, Jason Kenny, Mo Farah, Mens Rowing 8, Mens 4 x 100 Medley Relay & Womens Cycling Team Pursuit
Silvers for Callum Skinner, Louis Smith, Nick Dempsey, Jessica Ennis Hill, Womens Rowing 8 & Becky James
Finally a Bronze for Greg Rutherford
How many medals will Team GB end up with???

Saturday, 13 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB are up to 3rd in the Olympic Medal Table with 7 Gold, 9 Silver and 6 Bronze
The Men's team pursuit gold sees Bradley Wiggins make history with his 8th Olympic medal
Rowers Heather Stanning and Helen Glover won the pairs, while Alex Gregory, George Nash, Constantine Louloudis and Mohamed Sbihi took the men's four Gold whilst Jazz Carling adds a silver in the pool
Bryony Page wins trampoline silver to become the first British woman to claim an Olympic medal in the event
The dressage team also won silver, with Spencer Wilton, Fiona Bigwood, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin

Friday, 12 August 2016  |  Jon

The English Premier League kicks off tomorrow (Saturday 13th August)
With new teams Burnley, Hull & Middlesborough joining the elite division, who is your tip for the title?
Also who is likely to be relegated?

Friday, 12 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB won their fourth gold medal in Rio when the men's cycling sprint team retained their title beating New Zealand
Katherine Grainger became the country's most decorated female Olympian when she won Silver with Victoria Thornley in the double sculls
Team GB also took silver in the men's rugby sevens and the men's canoe double C2
Team GB move up to 8th in the medal table with 16 medals in total, 4 Gold, 6 Silver & 6 Bronze

Thursday, 11 August 2016  |  Jon

Kayaker Joe Clarke and diving duo Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win gold as Team GB claimed six medals on day five of the Rio Olympics
There were also four bronze medals, one each for Chris Froome, Steven Scott, Sally Conway and Max Whitlock
Well done Team GB, how many more medals can we get????

Wednesday, 10 August 2016  |  Jon

Team GB won two swimming silver medals on day four of the Olympics thanks to Siobhan-Marie O'Connor and the men's 4x200m freestyle relay team
O'Connor broke the British record as she finished behind Hungary's Katinka Hosszu in the 200m individual medley
The 4 x 200m relay team were second behind the USA for GB's sixth medal in Rio.

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