Post Tagged with: “Commonwealth Games”

The Brownlee brothers bring the triathlon to Yorkshire

The Brownlee brothers bring the triathlon to Yorkshire

Triathon enthusiasts will get a chance to test their mettle against two of the regions’ top athletes. On Sunday Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee are hosting the Macmillan Brownlee Tri at one of West Yorkshire’s most scenic locations, Harewood House. The Olympian’s have promised there will be something for seasoned triathletes and complete novices alike. The event will have sprint and […]

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VIDEO: 21-year-old javelin thrower to compete at Commonwealth Games

VIDEO: 21-year-old javelin thrower to compete at Commonwealth Games

Joseph Dunderdale, 21, is the country’s number one javelin thrower, trained by javelin silver medallist Mick Hill, was called up to compete for England in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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VIDEO: Young Leeds athlete to dive with Tom Daley in Glasgow

VIDEO: Young Leeds athlete to dive with Tom Daley in Glasgow

One of Yorkshire’s brightest aquatic stars will be diving at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next week. James Denny, 20, of Kirsktall, Leeds, will compete in three diving events at the games – and one of them will be synchronised diving, alongside Olympic bronze medalist Tom Daley. Watch the video to see Yorkshire Voice’s Liam Smedley’s report:

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Sporting heroes welcome Queen’s Baton in Leeds

Sporting heroes welcome Queen’s Baton in Leeds

By Claire Schofield Hundreds of young people flocked to the John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds today to welcome the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay. Around 1,300 youngsters from 80 local schools attended the event to welcome the baton on its visit to the city, en route to its final destination in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games this summer. […]

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Leeds duo going for gold In the Commonwealth Games 2018

Andy Denton (l) and Graham Poucher (r) are hoping to represent England at the Commonwealth Games in 2018

  By Mark Kielesz-Levine A former Ibiza DJ and an ex-footballer are attempting to go for gold in the Commonwealth Games in 2018 in lawn bowls. The unusual pairing only started bowling in 2012 but have reached such a high standard in a short time that they now harbour hopes of representing England when the games head to Queensland, Australia in 2018. Andy […]

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