Marlow Sports Club
Marlow Sports Club
Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
Phone   01628 483638
Community Charity No. 1139862

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Marlow Tennis Club supports country-wide sport initiative

Thursday, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Marlow Tennis Club, News

Marlow Tennis Club are to support a country-wide initiative to increase sporting participation amongst 17-25 year olds. According to the Active People Survey – developed by Sport England – only 15.6% of people in England play sport for 30 minutes each week. In a bid to encourage more young people into sport, Marlow Tennis Club are launching a 7 week coaching plan for novice 17-25 year olds, starting Thursday 23 April. The course – on Thursday evenings, 18:30-19:30 at Marlow Sports Club, Pound Lane – is ideal for local...

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Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson shine in their three-ring Masters circus

Friday, April 10th, 2015 | Category: News

Words: Andy Bull Some circus, this. Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson together, nine major titles between the pair of them. A 10.41am start and the crowd all around so thick you needed a knife to cut between them. PT Barnum couldn’t have rigged it better. Ryan Moore, a 32-year-old from Puyallup, Washington, was playing third wheel. “I guess they felt they needed me there to boost the TV ratings,” Moore said. He has a sense of humour, and he needed it. He spent a lot of his round looking at the backs of his playing partners as they marched on...

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Bradley Wiggins on why Paris-Roubaix was one of his childhood dream races

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015 | Category: News, Uncategorized

Words: William Fotheringham the Guardian Sport Blog Over the winter Sir Bradley Wiggins has gone back in time, making a return to his teenage years as a scrawny, cycling-mad youth. The 2012 Tour de France winner gathered up the VHS videos he had recorded in the mid-1990s from his childhood home in Kilburn, north London, and began watching editions of the Paris-Roubaix – “the Hell of the North” – Classic from 20 years ago. He went through his copies of the magazine Cycling Weekly from the time, all the better to learn about the unique...

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Who will win Cricket World Cup?

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 | Category: News

By Stephan Shemilt, BBC Sport in Melbourne It has taken four weeks, but the World Cup has finally whittled 14 teams down to eight and is poised for the knockout stage. The first month in Australia and New Zealand has seen record-breaking batting, hard toil for the bowlers, spirit from the non-Test playing sides and humiliation for England. As the tournament prepares for the quarter-finals to begin on Wednesday, a range of Test Match Special pundits look back on the first round, ahead to the last-eight ties and predict who will lift the trophy...

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AP McCoy bids farewell to Cheltenham Festival

Friday, March 13th, 2015 | Category: News

AP McCoy will bid farewell to the Cheltenham Festival on Gold Cup Friday with five rides, closing with the final race named in his honour. The 19-times National Hunt champion will be retiring at, or before, the end of the season and he managed his first winner of the 2015 Festival with Uxizandre in the Ryanair Chase on Thursday. Uxizandre benefitted from an ideal front-running ride from McCoy, who received an incredible reception on his way back to the winners’ enclosure, despite Alan King’s horse having been sent off as a 16/1...

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Invite a friend to tennis day

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 | Category: Marlow Tennis Club, News, Sports Club

To celebrate the start of the new tennis year, Marlow Tennis Club would love for you to join them at their ‘invite a friend tennis day’ on Sunday 29th March between 14:00-16:30. The afternoon – taking place at Pound Lane – will include mini tennis for 6-10 year olds and parents from 14:00 – 15:00 and a round robin tournament for over 10s and adults from 15:00 – 16:30. To reserve your space you can sign up in the clubhouse, email Paul on paul@tennisangels.co.uk or by clicking here.  ...

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Edwards’ 60th Twenty20 international victory as captain

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 | Category: News

A huge congratulations to Charlotte Edwards on her 60th Twenty20 international victory as captain, in just 82 games… Here’s how it happened (words by Martin Davies) It was no fairytale half-century for Charlotte Edwards in her 200th game as captain of England, but it was a victory by five wickets as England chased down the White Ferns’ score of 97 for nine with eight balls to spare. It was Edwards’ 60th Twenty20 international victory as captain in the 82 games she has played. And it was the victory, which sealed the T20 series...

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Shark attack survivor turned medal winning Paralympian

Monday, February 23rd, 2015 | Category: News

With a new week comes the discovery of a new, inspirational story…  South African lifeguard Achmat Hassiem lost a leg in a shark attack off the coast of Cape Town. He went on to become a medal-winning Paralympian and a marine conservationist advocating the protection of endangered sharks. “I don’t know if you’ve ever seen a shark with its jaws dislocated. It’s the scariest thing you’ve ever seen. And it’s charging at you.” Hassiem grew up beside the ocean, learning, as he puts it, “to love...

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Final stage of major summer cycle tour will ‘engulf’ Marlow

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | Category: News

A major sporting event will engulf Marlow this summer as the final stage of a cycling tour sets off from the town and snakes its way through the Chilterns. The second edition of the Friends Life Women’s Tour will conclude this June with a stage through the Chiltern Hills between Marlow and Hemel Hempstead on Sunday, June 21. Last year’s Women’s Tour featured stars including London 2012 medallist Lizzie Armitstead, and was won by Dutch rider Marianne Vos. It will mark the first occasion that the tour has visited the area, and build on...

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Can you imagine what it’s like to be a teenage pro cyclist? The Telegraph finds out…

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 | Category: Marlow Riders, Sports Club

Article by Mark Bailey, The Telegraph Thanks to the national cycling revolution and the success of riders like Sir Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish, it is now possible for young British bike riders to dare to dream big. Tao Geoghegan-Hart, a 19-year-old cyclist from Hackney, is one of the talented new breed chasing the fantasy coveted by every Strava-obsessed commuter: to make a living as a successful pro cyclist. After securing an attention-grabbing 3rd place finish in the prestigious Junior Paris-Roubaix race in 2013,...

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