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Rio Olympics: Gemili through to final

Adam Gemili Picture: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

18 August 2016

Adam Gemili says he can improve upon his 200m semi-final showing in the final while Dina Asher-Smith was pleased with her 5th place early on Thursday.


Rio Olympics: Ransley reflects on awesome gold

Tom Ransley with his Rio gold. Picture: Peter Spurrier/Intersport Images

18 August 2016

Olympic champion rower Tom Ransley has reflected on the ‘awesome feeling’ of helping GB power to gold in the men’s eight in Rio.

Are you beach ready for volleyball?

17 August 2016

Volleyball England's beach tour descends on Margate this weekend, and visitors can even try their hand at the sport.

Rio Olympics: Kent stars march on

Jack Green Picture: Barry Goodwin

15 August 2016

Kent athletes Jack Green and Dina Asher-Smith progressed on the track while Sophie Ainsworth and Susannah Townsend shone in their events later on.

Rio Olympics: Ransley has gold in his sights

Tom Ransley in training.

12 August 2016

Tom Ransley insists there will be no complacency in the TeamGB ranks when the men’s eight come up against old foes Germany.

Rio Olympics: Kent stars help GB march on

William Fox-Pitt

09 August 2016

William Fox-Pitt produced two flawless showjumping performances on the final day of the Rio eventing competition but missed out on two medals.

Rio Olympics: Ransley powers through to final

Tom Ransley. Picture: Naomi Baker

08 August 2016

Tom Ransley helped the GB men's eight power to victory in the heats of the Rio Olympic rowing regatta on Monday afternoon.

Ransley's quest for Rio gold

Tom Ransley. Picture: Naomi Baker

08 August 2016

Rower Tom Ransley says lessons learned from London 2012 will help him and his crew in Rio.

Shaw chasing second Olympic medal

Windsurfer Bryony Shaw from Tunbridge Wells Picture: John Wardley

08 August 2016

Windsurfer Bryony Shaw is hoping to put her London 2012 disappointment behind her in Rio.

Fox-Pitt leading the way in Rio

 International event rider William Fox-Pitt

08 August 2016

Three-day event rider William Fox-Pitt leads after day one in Rio, after thinking he would never make another Olympic Games.

Rio Olympics: Perfect start for GB girls

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Ady Kerry

07 August 2016

Kent's own Susannah Townsend set-up the winning goal as GB made a superb start to the Rio Olympics with a historic 2-1 win over old foes Australia.

Quartet target Channel record

Paul Hancock, Greg Wood, Jason Ransley and Stuart Parris are attempting to raise £7,000 by swimming the Channel

20 July 2016

Four men from Kent will attempt to set a new cross-channel swimming record for charity on Monday.

Hall turns attentions to Tokyo

James Hall is staying positive after failing to make the Team GB squad for Rio Picture: Martin Apps

19 July 2016

Pegasus Gymnastics Club's James Hall has set his sights on the Tokyo Olympics in 2020 following his Rio disappointment.

Tulloch targets Tokyo 2020

Courtney Tulloch

15 July 2016

Courtney Tulloch is hurting after missing out on GB selection for the Rio Olympics but won't appeal against the decision.

Hands up if you're going to Rio...

Chatham-born Kat Driscoll

12 July 2016

Kent trampoline star Kat Driscoll has been selected to represent Team GB at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Gymnasts miss Rio cut

Pegasus gymnast Courtney Tulloch Picture: Martin Apps

12 July 2016

Kent gymnasts Courtney Tulloch and James Hall have missed out on the Rio Olympics.

Pupils are good sports

Tag rugby action between Aylesford Primary, in green, and Vigo Primary Picture: Chris Davey

05 July 2016

More than 80 schools and 2,000 children from across the county took part in the finals of the Kent School Games.

Excitement for Ransley

Tom Ransley in training.

15 June 2016

Four years of hard work have proved worthwhile for Ashford’s Tom Ransley after it was confirmed that he has been selected for his second Olympic Games

Champ living the dream

Matt Champ is flying the flag for the Isle of Sheppey Pool League at the World Championships, which start this weekend Picture: John Westhrop

15 June 2016

Island pool player Matt Champ is preparing to face the world’s best.

Dennis backed for title shot

Grant Dennis hands out the punishment to Jan Balog at Mote Park Picture: Countrywide Photographic

14 June 2016

Promoter Joe Elfidh backed Grant Dennis for a Southern Area title shot after his latest victory.

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