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Haas F1 Team boss Guenther Steiner

Steiner looks for a positive result ahead of break

The Haas F1 Team has gone into its past two races with high hopes buoyed by productive practice sessions and strong qualifying performances.

Rio Olympic scammers trick victims out of �300,000

Rio Olympic scammers trick victims out of £300,000

Sports fans are being urged to be on the lookout for scams in the run-up to the Olympic Games in Rio, which start on Friday.

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Minding looks a good thing at Goodwood

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Great & Little Tew bowler Joe Thomas sends down a delivery against Slough

Harris looks for Tew to bounce back at Harefield

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris will be looking for his side to get back on track at basement boys Harefield on Saturday.

Alex Kapadia in action at Silverstone

Allos and Kapadia keep title hopes alive

Manhal Allos and Alex Kapadia kept their Radical European Masters title hopes alive with two podiums at Silverstone for RAW Motorsports.

The Aston Martin crews celebrate their success

Double podium success for Aston Martin

Aston Martin Racing achieved double podium success at the 6 Hours of Nürburgring, taking victory in the GTE Am class and 3rd in GTE Pro.

Burnham's Adnan Malik sends down a delivery to Banbury batsman Craig Haupt with wicket keeper Raja Rehman and slip Naseer Ahmed looking on

Champions next up as Banbury look to stay in title race

The Home Counties Premier Cricket League title race is hotting up.

Banbury United manager Mike Ford has seen his side blow and hot cold in pre-season

Ford issues warning as United blow hot and cold

The final warm-up games before the new football season take place over the next few days.

Joe Petersen on his way to victory in the doubles at Reading

Petersen paddles to double as Banbury seal third place

Banbury Canoe Club fought off tough competition to come third in the National Canoe & Kayak Marathon Championships for the second year in a row.

Banbury Harrier Rebecca Scott was in good form at Solihull

Double for Cherry on her debut at Harriers

New recruit Jess Cherry made an impressive debut for Banbury Harriers in the Midlands Youth Development Athletics League.

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Kings Fete can get back to winning ways at Goodwood

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Abbey Anson found success for Banbury Harriers at Solihull

Anson and Sprio on top form in the final meeting

Banbury Harriers produced some good performances on the track in the final Midlands Youth Development Athletics League meeting.

Westbury's Olly Tice completed an unbeaten century against Kimble

Tice hits a century as Westbury extend lead

Olly Tice completed an unbeaten century as Westbury maintained their lead in division four of the Cherwell Cricket League with a comprehensive 220 run victory over Kimble.

Banbury Central's Nigel Galletly helped his side towards a vital victory

Central take a big step towards safety

Banbury Central A beat Witney Mills 78-73 to all but seal their division one status in the Oxford & District Bowls League.

Keith Holloway, AJ Docherty and Darren Sharpe with the OBA Triples trophy

Holloway does double but is denied a hat-trick in finals

Keith Holloway completed a double at Sunday’s OBA Finals, winning the two-wood singles and the triples.

Great & Little Tew II batsmen Marcus Jeacock and Tom Price add to their run tally at Sandford St Martin

Price puts brakes on to thwart Sandford’s bid

Great & Little Tew II got the better of a hard fought draw in Saturday’s Cherwell Cricket League derby at Sandford St Martin.

Lewis Hamilton won Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix to take the championship lead for the first time

Hamilton takes lead in the championship

It was another Mercedes AMG Petronas one-two at Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix.

Great & Little Tew's Jordan Garrett watches Slough batsman Shahid Yousif on his way to an unbeaten ton at Ledwell Road

Yousaf hits unbeaten century to end Tew’s home record

Great & Little Tew saw their unbeaten Home Counties Premier Cricket League run at Ledwell Road ended in Saturday’s heavy defeat.

Banbury batsman Hugo Darby deals with a delivery as Burnham wicket-keeper Raja Rehman and slip Naseer Ahmed look on at White Post Road

Ryan rises to the challenge as Banbury beat Burnham

Spinner Luke Ryan produced an inspired spell of bowling as Banbury beat Burnham by 24 runs in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Jordan Garrett played a key innings for Great & Little Tew

Harris happy to get first away victory in the bag

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris will be looking for his side to continue their climb up the Home Counties Premier Cricket League table on Saturday.

Scott Allen on his way to victory at Shenington

Allen drives to title winning victory at premier meeting

Scott Allen lined up in the KZ UK 125cc geared class and lifted the MSA E Plate Championship at the Whelen Europe Shenington SuperPrix.

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Banbury kids can have hoop dreams this summer

Banbury Basketball Club are aiming to provide professional basketball coaching to school children with summer camps and after-school programs.

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Action packed kids activities offered throughout Banburyshire

Youngsters are being invited to spice up their summer with free activity sessions taking place throughout Cherwell.

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Mix and Mingle is taken to follow up at Ascot

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Haas F1 Team boss Guenther Steiner

Steiner still satisfied with progress

After racing at the ultrafast and flowing Silverstone Circuit, the FIA Formula One World Championship heads to the slowest permanent circuit in Formula One, the Hungaroring for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.

Lloyd Sabin produced a captain's innings at Finchampstead

Focus has to be on our game says Sabin

Captain Lloyd Sabin knows Banbury must beat Burnham in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture if they are to put the pressure on Finchampstead.

Oliver Barker celebrates at Oulton Park

RAW make five podiums as Barker takes winner’s spot

Banbury based RAW Motorsports made the podium in all five races at Oulton Park on Sunday.

Westbury batsman William Gurney runs them up at Brackley

Morgan and Bartlett boost Banbury

Banbury II beat Long Marston by three wickets in division one of the Cherwell Cricket League.

Brackley Town manager Kevin Wilkin

Wilkin’s way will be best formula to avoid a scrap

Brackley Town boss Kevin Wilkin is desperate to avoid another scrap for survival in what will be his first full season in charge.

Banbury United manager Mike Ford liked the look of his side on Tuesday

Puritans are getting back to what Ford wants for season

Banbury United boss Mike Ford felt his side looked more like the team he’s moulded in Tuesday’s friendly.

Emily Thompson, Khahisa Mhlanga and  Davicia Patterson after the 800m

Golden girl Thompson steps up to the plate for England

Emily Thompson produced another excellent display of running on her England debut.

Banbury United manager Mike Ford

Puritans will have to step it up against Saints says Ford

Banbury United manager Mike Ford knows his side will have to step it up against Brackley Town in tonight’s (Tuesday) pre-season friendly.

Nigel Eley missed out in the OBA pairs semi-finals with Adderbury team-mate Ted Eley

Holloway books his place in finals following a busy day

Keith Holloway enjoyed a successful day in Sunday’s OBA semi-finals at The Shades.

Captain Ted Eley shuffled his pack and it paid off for Adderbury

Lucas leads Bloxham to victory over Leys

Bloxham beat Blackbird Leys 81-69 in division four of the Bridle Insurance Oxford & District Bowls League.

Kevin Wilkin watches on during Saturday's friendly. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

VIDEO: Wilkin pleased but remains grounded after Saints stun Cobblers in friendly

Brackley Town manager Kevin Wilkin was well aware that pre-season performances mean little if they don’t translate into results once the new season gets under way after his side’s impressive 4-2 win over Northampton Town on Saturday.

Westbury batsman Tom Gurney is out much to the delight of Brackley wicket-keeper Mike Cartwright and slip Keith Cartwright

Tredwell turns the game as Westbury get back on track

Richard Tredwell produced the key bowling display as Westbury took the honours in Saturday’s Cherwell Cricket League derby.

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Same again as Puritans prepare for new campaign

Banbury United will again be wearing shirts bearing the name of L Jarvis & Sons Ltd for the new season.

Ashley Blanchard shared in a good partnership with Lloyd Sabin at Finchampstead

Sabin guides Banbury to a draw at the leaders

Lloyd Sabin produced a captain’s innings as Banbury drew at Home Counties Premier Cricket League leaders Finchampstead on Saturday.

Great & Little Tew batsman Jordan Garrett hit 42 runs at Reading

Thomas and Manley pave the way for Tew’s vital victory

Great & Little Tew took a massive step towards their aim of staying in the top tier of the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Banbury batsman Craig Haupt facing a delivery from Harefield's Daniel Evans at White Post Road

Banbury’s task just got harder at leaders

Banbury go into arguably their toughest match of the season without two key players.

Great & Little Tew batsman Jordan Garrett faces a delivery as Henley wicket-keeper Stuart Davison looks on at Ledwell Road

Harris knows Tew must get some points at strugglers

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris says Saturday’s trip to Reading is a game his side cannot afford to lose.

Thomas Maxwell was in good form for SWR in Belgium

Maxwell and Denyssen impress in Belgium

Thomas Maxwell and Eugene Denyssen impressed on their maiden visit to Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship.

Banbury Harrier Seb Hartwell picked up a bronze medal at Gateshead

Hartwell claims bronze at Gateshead

Seb Hartwell claimed a bronze medal in the Intermediate Boys 400m at the English Schools’ Track & Field Championships at Gateshead.

Lewis Hamilton goes crowd surfing after winning Sunday's British Grand Prix

Hamilton’s win sees him close the gap on Rosberg

Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Toto Wolff paid tribute to Lewis Hamilton after he won Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

Charlie Harper
 took six wickets but could not save Westbury from their first defeat

Westbury lose for first time despite Harper’s big haul

Westbury suffered their first defeat in division four of the Cherwell Cricket League, losing by 140 runs against Witney Mills.

June Bone
 helped Banbury Central
 to victory at Hanborough in the West Oxon Ladies Bowls League

Shepherd leads the way as Central return with victory

Banbury Central won 62-44 at Hanborough in their West Oxon Ladies Bowls League match, winning on all three rinks.

Emily Thompson on her way to taking the silver medal in the 800m at Gateshead. Photo: Felicity Dawes

Thompson seals silver medal and England call-up

Emily Thompson ran the race of her life to take the silver medal in the 800m of the English Schools’ Track and Field Championships in Gateshead on Sunday.

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Progressive Athlon is taken to score at Haydock

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Cropredy batsmen Russell Beckett gets a fine edge as Si Hussain looks on at Sandford St Martin

Goffe goes nap as Sandford get the better of Cropredy

Tom Goffe took five wickets as Sandford St Martin beat Cropredy in the Cherwell Cricket League.

Jo Bates and Bang on Trend

Banbury show producer qualifies for Horse of the Year Show

Show horse producer Jo Bates, from Banbury, has partnered a former racehorse to win a place at this year’s Horse of the Year Show.

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