Basingstoke Gazette: Olympics 2012

Southampton hockey star targeting Rio gold

Basingstoke Gazette: Alex Danson in action against Germany.

4:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Southampton hockey star Alex Danson is now eyeing a gold medal at the Rio Olympics 2016 after narrowly missing out on the top prize at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Billy's T-shirt takes off

Basingstoke Gazette: Billy Morgan

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

HE has been to the Winter Olympics and now he has the T-shirt. Shirley’s Billy Morgan was in contention for Team GB’s first medal at Sochi 2014 before finishing tenth in the snowboard slopestyle final after crashing twice.

Huge jumps won't worry Morgan

Basingstoke Gazette: Billy Morgan.

6:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

GO Big or Go Home.

Helena is so close

Basingstoke Gazette: Helena Lucas

7:02pm Friday 20th September 2013

Southampton’s Paralympic champion Helena Lucas had victory snatched from her grasp after a poor final day in the International 2.4mR World Championship at Poole.

Powerboat teams gear up for 100mph Cowes race

Basingstoke Gazette: Action from last year’s Cowes Classic

8:23am Wednesday 28th August 2013

THE serenity of the Solent will be shattered this weekend as the Cowes to Torquay powerboat race roars into action on Sunday.

Tyre fiasco sparks war of words between Hampshire motorsport legend and Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone

Basingstoke Gazette: Derek Warwick

4:38pm Monday 1st July 2013

British Racing Drivers' Club president Derek Warwick and Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone have become involved in a war of words in the wake of the tyre fiasco that overshadowed yesterday's British Grand Prix.

Lambert speeds to victory in Lordshill 10k

Basingstoke Gazette: Runners at the Lordshill 10k start

9:40am Monday 1st July 2013

Toby Lambert (Winchester AC) dominated the Lordshill 10k, breaking away from the pack early on and maintaining his advantage to the finish line to win in a time of 32 minutes 38 seconds.

'Quadfather' to quit full-time tennis

Basingstoke Gazette: Peter Norfolk

8:00am Wednesday 30th January 2013

Hampshire’s Peter Norfolk, the 2004 and 2008 Paralympic champion, has announced he will no longer play full-time wheelchair tennis.

Baby boom is on its way after Olympics get pulses racing

Basingstoke Gazette: GNR DISAPPOINTMENT: Mo Farah says he has not had time to train for the Great North Run, which takes place next week

10:50am Monday 28th January 2013

THEY have become some of the most iconic moments in our country’s modern history.

Waterfield hasn't ruled out a FIFTH Olympics

Basingstoke Gazette: Tom Daley, right, with diving partner Pete Waterfield

7:30am Saturday 12th January 2013

Pete Waterfield is refusing to rule out competing at a FIFTH Olympics.

Olympics brought £50m boost to Hampshire

Basingstoke Gazette: Hampshire's Dani King, left, shows off her OLympic gold medal

7:00am Wednesday 5th December 2012

HAMPSHIRE has reaped huge rewards from this summer's Olympics, it has been revealed.

Ainslie to enjoy homecoming parade

Basingstoke Gazette: Ben Ainslie

10:43am Tuesday 11th September 2012

Lymington will come to a standstill today as the Hampshire sailing mecca salutes Olympic legend Ben Ainslie .

Boccia star hails 'perfect' Games

Basingstoke Gazette: David Smith in action at the Games

9:20am Monday 10th September 2012

BOCCIA star David Smith believes London 2012 has whetted the appetite of the British public to see greater coverage of his sport all-year round.

Olympic Victory Parade - live blog

Basingstoke Gazette: Dani King

10:56am Monday 10th September 2012

Live coverage of the Olympics victory parade being held today in London

Ainslie to have open-top bus tour

Basingstoke Gazette: Ben Ainslie

12:35pm Wednesday 5th September 2012

OLYMPIC hero Ben Ainslie will be given an open-top bus tour of his home town next week.

Eastleigh's Smith wins boccia bronze

Basingstoke Gazette: Eastleigh's Smith wins boccia bronze

1:02pm Tuesday 4th September 2012

Eastleigh ’s David Smith helped Great Britain's mixed BC1-2 team secure boccia bronze at the ExCel this morning.

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