GLASGOW 2014: Lelliott is striving for improvement

Dorset Echo:

11:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott promised that his sensational sixth place in the Commonwealth Games 1500m freestyle final was “just the beginning”.

VOLLEYBALL: Weymouth sands to host Beach Classic

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

WEYMOUTH’S golden sands will play host to some of the best beach volleyball players in the world over the next few days.

UPDATE: GLASGOW 2014: Sixth place for Jay in freestyle final

Dorset Echo:

8:55pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAY Lelliott smashed his personal best at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow tonight, as the Portland teenager came sixth in the final of the 1500m freestyle.

SWIMMING: Lelliott books place in Glasgow showdown

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

JAY Lelliott will line up alongside some of the world’s best swimmers tonight after reaching the final of the 1500m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games.

DIVING: Club seeking funds after boards condemned

Dorset Echo:

8:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

MARIA Lochrie has all the knowledge and expertise to be a diving coach – but even she would find it difficult to teach her sport without a springboard and platform.

GLASGOW 2014: Lelliott through to Commonwealth final

Dorset Echo:

12:57pm Monday 28th July 2014

SWIM star Jay Lelliott is through to the final of the 1500m freestyle at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

BASKETBALL: Mission to boost Weymouth club

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

A WEYMOUTH gym has given its backing to grassroots sport by becoming the main sponsor of the town’s basketball club’s first team.

MOTOCROSS: Lycett takes runner-up spot at Tincleton

Dorset Echo:

6:30pm Monday 28th July 2014

RINGWOOD Motocross Club returned to the sandy terrain at Tincleton on a superbly prepared circuit to start round 11 of the championship series.

GLASGOW 2014: Lelliott helps England into final

Dorset Echo:

1:40pm Sunday 27th July 2014

PORTLAND’S Jay Lelliott helped England into the men’s 4x200m freestyle relay final tonight at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

SWIMMING: Lelliott ready for Commonwealth Games

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

THE countdown to Glasgow 2014 is getting ever nearer for Portland’s Jay Lelliott, as he prepares for his 1,500m freestyle heat in the Commonwealth Games on Monday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Ryan’s debut for England

Dorset Echo: ENGLAND MAN: Weymouth's Ryan Stout

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Ryan Stout made his debut for the England under-21 team this week when he took part in World Under-21 Championships in Cyprus playing alongside Matt Hunter from Poole.

TRAITHLON: Bustinskin members in Outlaw bid

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

A BIG contingent of Bustinskin members are gearing up for the annual Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham tomorrow.

ATHLETICS: Hollie’s gold bid at Euros

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

WORLD bronze medallist Hollie Neill will go for gold in two events at next month’s IPC European Championships in Swansea.

GOLF: Remedy crown for Watson

Dorset Echo:

3:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

MICHAEL Watson continued his domination of tournaments in July by claiming the Remedy Oak Pro-Am for the second time in three years to register his sixth win in 21 days this month.

SKITTLES: Motley Crew make a great start

Dorset Echo:

3:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

BOTH Motley Crew Mixed teams have started their campaigns in the Butcombe British Championship and achieved success in their opening encounters.

ANGLING: Jurassic crown for Herbert

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THIS year’s two-day Jurassic Open Boat Match saw a healthy contingent of 38 anglers signing on to compete for top honours.

MOTORSPORT: Thorne and Forsyth geared up for Wiscombe

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE highlight of the South West’s hill climb season is undoubtedly the visit of the country’s premier series, the Avon Tyres/TTC Group British Hill Climb Championship, set to be held at Wiscombe Park this weekend.

ATHLETICS: Blake earns GB selection for Euros

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

11:43am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

PAUL Blake has been selected to represent Great Britain at next month’s IPC European Championships in Swansea.

GOLF: Dilys and Sally crowned county champions

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

DILYS Grant and Sally Davis have been crowned County Interclub Foursomes champions after representing Weymouth Golf Club Ladies in the silver section.

TABLE TENNIS: Champions Budmouth are aces

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE second year of the Schools Junior League has finished with 30 teams and more than 70 young players taking part over the six rounds.

ATHLETICS: Personal best for Blake at Anniversary Games

Dorset Echo:

7:28pm Sunday 20th July 2014

Dorchester’s Paul Blake secured a personal best time and came third in the men’s 100m T36/37 at this evening’s Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at Horse Guards Parade.

TENNIS: Rhose's despair as tournament cancelled

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE Weymouth Town Tennis Tournament has been shelved for the second year in succession – but organiser Rhose Lawes is determined not to see the same happen again in 2015.

GOLF: In-form Watson bags fourth win in 10 days

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WEYMOUTH golfer Michael Watson broke the course record he set a year ago in achieving his second successive win at Taunton and Pickeridge as he continued his remarkable winning streak.

TENNIS: Dorchester's young aces shine on court

Dorset Echo:

6:10pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WIMBLEDON came to Dorchester Tennis and Squash Club when the annual Junior Club Championships served up some great games.

TAEKWONDO: Cook crashes out in Korea

Dorset Echo:

12:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WORLD number one Aaron Cook crashed out of the Korean Open yesterday in the last 32.

RACING: Open day at Nelmes' stables

Dorset Echo:

12:44pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

WARMWELL Racing Stables will be holding a charity open day later this month with proceeds going to the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust.

SAILING: Patience and Willis seal early European Championship victory

Dorset Echo:

8:35am Tuesday 15th July 2014

OLYMPIC silver medallist Luke Patience feels that he and Elliot Willis have ‘turned heads’ at this week’s 470 European Championships in Athens, as the duo claimed gold with a day to spare yesterday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Pair continue league dominance

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

THIS year’s dominance of the Weymouth Go Spike League by Dave James and Rob Odsterczyl continued with a narrow 16-14 victory over Terry Oldrid and Craig Bishop.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: MARTIAL ARTS: Weymouth King Tiger Thai-Boxing on top of the world

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

WEYMOUTH Martial Art Cen-tre’s King Tiger Thai-boxing can now boast three Total Full Contact world champions.

TENNIS: Open Day is ace with racquetsports fans

Dorset Echo:

5:50pm Sunday 13th July 2014

DORCHESTER Tennis and Squash Club held their annual Open Day in glorious sunshine. A warm welcome was extended to anyone wanting to try their hand at tennis, racquetball or squash.

ATHLETICS: Anniversary Games bid for Blake

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

PAUL Blake can’t wait to rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in athletics when he takes part in the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games next weekend.

TAEKWONDO: Aaron goes for Korean gold

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

AARON Cook goes for gold again when he competes for the Isle of Man at the Korean Open, which got underway in Gyeongju yesterday.

RUNNING: Jacek's joy in Portland 10

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 11th July 2014

BOURNEMOUTH AC’s Jacek Cieluszecki was the winner of the Portland 10 road race in a time of 54 minutes 29 seconds.

GOLF: More glory for in-form Watson

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

WEYMOUTH’S Michael Watson is celebrating a remarkable double hat-trick.

ANGLING: High-fives for Rogers as Lyme record beaten

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014


STRONGMAN: Show of strength earns Dan final place

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

DAN Milverton has won through to the under-105kg final of the UK’s Strongest Man competition, which takes place in Folkestone next weekend.

TAEKWONDO: Cook wins gold in China

Dorset Echo:

11:47am Monday 7th July 2014

DORCHESTER’S Aaron Cook, representing the Isle of Man, won gold in the -80kg weight division, at the World Grand Prix in Suzhou, China.

SAILING: Shaw's Cesme cheer despite missing out

Dorset Echo:

5:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

BRITAIN’S leading women’s windsurfer Bryony Shaw re-mains in confident mood for major event success this season in spite of narrowly missing out on a podium finish at the RS:X European Championships, which concluded on Saturday in Cesme, Turkey.

GOLF: Brilliant eagle helps seal win for Watson

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 4th July 2014

DUDSBURY’S penultimate hole provided delight for winner Michael Watson and despair for runner-up Richard Dinsdale, the pair who shared the drama that decided the inaugural Dudsbury Masters in brilliant Bournemouth sunshine.

CRICKET: Saints slump to defeat on island

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

ST GEORGE’S had an afternoon to forget on Portland as a dismal performance saw them slump to a heavy Dorset Sunday League Division One defeat against their South Dorset neighbours.

SKITTLES: Motley Crew bag Butcombe double

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Friday 4th July 2014

THE Motley Crew ladies’ team started their Butcombe British Championships campaign with a win away to Dorchester side Shot ‘o’ Clocks.

SWIMMING: Holy Trinity impress at Dorset Gala

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

SWIMMERS from Holy Trinity Primary School in Weymouth made a splash at the Dorset Primary Schools Finals Gala at Littledown Sports Centre in Bournemouth.

GOLF: Matt's finish for Came Down crown

Dorset Echo: WALKER WIN: Matt Walker, left, and runner-up George Carroll, right, with club captain Alex Anderson

5:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A SUPERB seven-under-par two-round total of 133 gave Matt Walker the Men’s Club Championship at Came Down Golf Club.

POOL: Cottingham is an England A star

Dorset Echo: ENGLAND CAPTAIN: Mark Cottingham

5:30am Tuesday 1st July 2014

WEYMOUTH ace Mark Cottingham is now a fully fledged member of the England A team after making the most of an unexpected chance to climb the ranks.

CRIB: Champion Reads are aces in the pack

Dorset Echo: CHAMPIONS: Reads Odds and Sods

7:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

TWO out-of-town teams dominated the South Dorset League’s 2013-14 season with Reads Odds and Sods from Broadmayne being crowned champions, and Charminster’s Three Compasses runners-up.

SQUASH: County stalwart Janet honoured

Dorset Echo: STALWART: Lucy Hill presents Janet Biles with a bouquet of flowers

7:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

A STALWART of squash who has organised fixtures, draws and trophies for Dorset’s junior players over the last two decades is standing down from her role with the county.

SKITTLES: Patriots make it a league treble

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Monday 30th June 2014

MORE than 220 members of the Dorchester and District Skittles League attended the end-of-season presentation night at the Trinity Club.

WINDSURFING: GB’s Turkey mission spearheaded by ace Shaw

Dorset Echo: FLEET LEADER: Bryony Shaw

1:13pm Sunday 29th June 2014

BRYONY Shaw heads a British team vying for honours at the RS:X European Championships when racing gets underway in Cesme, Turkey, tomorrow.

TENNIS: New structure for Weymouth Town Tennis tournament

Dorset Echo: ORGANISER: Rhose Lawes

6:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

THE Weymouth Town Tennis Tournament has undergone a complete revamp in an attempt to get competitors back on court.

CRICKET: King reigns supreme in Saints run chase

Dorset Echo: WICKET-TAKER: Tim Goodhew

7:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

ST GEORGES maintained their slender advantage at the top of the Sunday League Division One table with a comfortable eight-wicket defeat of Broad-stone at Dorchester Rec.

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