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Vicky Thornley's place in the Team GB rowing squad for Rio 2016 has now been confirmed

Vicky Thornley and Katherine Grainger get green light for Rio 2016

Holt's Thornley will partner four-time medal winner Grainger in women's double scull in Brazil this summer

Jenny Tinmouth celebrates her 100th race in the MCE Insurance British Superbikes Championship

Jenny Tinmouth clocks up a century of British Superbikes races

Ellesmere Port speed queen 'raring to get back to it' after finishing 25th and 20th at Knockhill in Scotland

Jenny Tinmouth on board her Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

Jenny Tinmouth to celebrate her 100th British Superbikes race this weekend

Ellesmere Port rider confident of a strong showing at Knockhill in the fourth round of the 2016 championship

Olivia Montez Brown in action for Augustana College

Ellesmere Port heptathlete Olivia Montez-Brown shines in America

Former West Cheshire AC star breaks university record at earns All-American honours

Crusaders head coach Anthony Murray will be bringing his side to Chester on July 3

North Wales Crusaders move Coventry Bears fixture to Chester

Crusaders will play Bears at Chester RUFC's Hare Lane ground on July 3

Tom Doran will take on Chris Eubank Jr for the British middleweight title in London on June 25

Tom Doran: It's time to test Chris Eubank Jr's chin

Deeside's unbeaten middleweight adamant British champion Eubank Jr has 'chinks in his armour'

Katherine Grainger and Vicky Thornley in action at the 2016 European Rowing Championships at the Regattastrecke Beetzsee

Vicky Thornley reunites with Katherine Granger after earning Rio 2016 reprieve

Reformed partnership to race at the final World Cup regatta this weekend after duo failed to make the women's eight for Brazil

Chris Bartley with his lightweight four crew-mates at the announcement of the Team GB squad for Rio 2016

Chester rower Chris Bartley 'proud' after Rio 2016 Olympic Games selection

Former King's School pupil, who won silver at London 2012, will compete in lightweight four alongside Peter Chambers, Jono Clegg and Mark Aldred

Chester Race for Life will be in memory of mum

Lynn Smith will face challenge to remember mum Marjorie

Overall winner Matthew Barnes from Manchester Triathlon Club completed the course in 2:01:05

2016 Deva Triathlon: Results and gallery as Matthew Barnes and Kimberley Bell triumph

Manchester Triathlon Club celebrate a double win as 700 competitors take part in Chester Triathlon Club's annual race

Hugo Knox in action at a WWE NXT show

Stuart Tomlinson on his transformation from goalkeeper to WWE wrestler

Now known as Hugo Knox, the former Crewe Alexandra, Port Vale and Burton Albion keeper turned grappler is on his first international tour with WWE NXT

Olympians set to sprinkle gold dust over Bolesworth 2016

London 2012 gold medallists to star at international showjumping event

Runners approaching the finish during the 2015 Deva Triathlon

2016 Deva Triathlon expected to draw big crowds this weekend

Annual race, which sees competitors tackle 1500m swim, 40km bike and 10km, takes place on Sunday

The going’s good for International Day at Chester Racecourse

Six races and a screening of Wales v Slovakia this Saturday at the Roodee

Race action from the 2015 Chester Regatta on the River Dee

Chester Regatta to pilot new format for 2016 renewal

The world's oldest regatta will take place on the River Dee from 10am on Saturday, June 11

Wide receiver Martin Cocking scored four touchdowns for Chester Romans against Halton Spartans

Chester Romans rampage continues as Halton Spartans beaten

Visitors open up a 14-0 lead at The Cheshire County Sports Club but Romans recover to strengthen grip on second place

Paul Butler picture during the pre-fight press conference ahead of his fight with Petchbarngborn Kokietgym, which was cancelled

Paul Butler moving back to bantamweight after struggling with super-flyweight limit

Ellesmere Port star's fight with Petchbarngborn Kokietgym was cancelled while Matty Fagan blasts Romeo Romaeo after he pulls out of planned scrap

Paul Foster distributes the ball from dummy half during the game between Chester Gladiators and Wigan Bulldogs

Chester Gladiators beaten as Wigan Bulldogs bite back

Tries from Mike Walker, Tom Bradfield and Mark Kingsley in vain as visitors recover from 8-0 down to win 28-14

Chester's Chris Grube will represent Team GB in the 470 class at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Rio 2016 sailor Chris Grube determined to make the most of his Olympic chance

Ex-Upton-by-Chester High School pupil will partner Luke Patience in Brazil after receiving Team GB call

Colin McRae and Derek Ringer on top of their Subaru Impreza 555 celebrate winning their home Rally for the first time on the podium at a packed Chester Racecourse in 1995

Wales Rally GB to return to Chester for first time in 20 years

FIA World Rally Championship coming to the city in October

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Tom Shaw and Luke George in training at the start of pre-season last summer

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Chester manager Jon McCarthy with new signing Blaine Hudson

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