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  • Bideford Bay joins growing list of ultra marathons

    By North Devon Journal at 02:00 on 17/10/13
    COASTING: Runners tackle the new Bideford Bay 50km race. Inset: Iain Hindes celebrates with an ice cream.    Pictures: Danny Chappell
    LONG AGO, even before the marathon, came ultra running. Races which demand willpower and stamina beyond 26 miles 385 yards. Older in concept, they have just taken more time to become popular. Now, with hundreds worldwide to choose from, you can race for days to the holy site of Muktinath in the Nepalese Himalayas or try the grand slam comprising Jungle Ultra, Mountain Ultra, Desert Ultra and Ice Ultra, taking in the Amazon Rainforest...
  • North Devon youth football round-up

    By North Devon Journal at 02:00 on 17/10/13
    DERBY ACTION: Bideford under-15s attack Bideford Blues at the Sports Ground.  Picture: Neil Blackburn
    FOOTBALL BIDEFORD under-15s took the points from a keenly-contest derby against Bideford Blues to go top of the West Country Cleaning Services North Devon Youth League. Getting good service from the midfield, both Robins goals came from striker Charlie Webb. Keeper Will Jaques commanded his back four to keep a second consecutive clean sheet. Both sides played good passing football to create chances at both ends but it was hosts...
  • Hockey tournament attracts 100 young players

    By North Devon Journal at 02:00 on 17/10/13
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    HOCKEY ONE hundred children took part in a tournament run by Taw Valley at the Park Community School in Barnstaple. Taw won the under-14 and under-12 competitions. Tiverton side White Eagles won in the under-10s. Teams from Bude and West Buckland School also took part. Organisers thanked everyone who supported the event.
  • Liam Laird defeated in National Ambition Boxing Championships

    By North Devon Journal at 02:00 on 17/10/13
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    BOXING LIAM LAIRD lost by split decision in the National Ambition Championships Western final. After last week's superb win over Coren Holden in Tiverton, the Barnstaple boxer impressed again at Broadplain ABC in Bristol. There was little to choose between him and Aston Grant, of the Paddy Johns Gym, in the 60kg final. The referee missed the second of two low blows by Grant in the first round but there were no complaints from the...
  • Handball is getting a leg-up in North Devon

    By North Devon Journal at 02:00 on 17/10/13
    HELP AT HAND: Handball Devon coach Aym Dupuy.
    HANDBALL Mark Jenkin DASHING from one end of a sportshall to the other at punishing pace, handball has been described as a bleep test with balls. The fitness benefits and frantic action have long made it a popular sport across Europe where millions of players regularly take part. In the UK, the profile has always been much smaller but, after the success of the London 2012 Olympics, handball has been given a leg-up. The sport is...

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