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Fine weather, fine bowling has been enjoyed by Honiton bowlers, even though there have been some losses, writes Julie Grant.

AVR member Sue Venn ran the Egdon Easy 10K near Weymouth and unsurprisingly the course was rather flat, writes Dave Mutter.

The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The 2015 Open Weekend at Devon and Somerset Gliding Club provided a gliding experience to 70 visitors of all ages, writes Jill Harmer.

The indifferent form being shown by Feniton bowlers continued last week, writes Roger Smith.

Seaton Bowling Club has been a hive of activity all week, writes Linda Stone.

There was another round of mixed results for the Lyme Regis bowlers in recent outings, writes Paul Moffitt.

Cyle Sport Dynamos Cam Pelly in action at Hatherleigh

Cam Pelly of Exmouth’s cycle club Cycle Sport Dynamo pulled off a stunning win in the regional junior road race championship at Hatherleigh on Sunday, writes Andy Waite.

Nissan GT-R LM P1 Test - Bowling Green Kentucky May 2015

Harry Tincknell scored a second consecutive European Le Mans Series rostrum finish when, together with Simon Dolan and Filipe Albuquerque, he finished third at Imola, but the end result could have been so different.

Jonathan Langmead in action at Winscombe Park

Torbay Motor Club member Mike Lee took Fastest Time of the Day at the club’s Wiscombe Park hill climb on Saturday, reprising his 2014 win at the club’s opening speed event of the season.

The latest course at the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club

The second course week of the season at North Hill airfield enjoyed a good mixture of soaring and circuit weather, writes Jill Harmer.

Velo Vintage cycling

Since last years event the Velo Vintage experience has been taken to Exeter and Barnstaple, but organisers have always felt that Exmouth is the events spiritual home.

Reed impresses at Slateman Triathlon

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
AVRs Luke Reed at the Slateman Triathlon in Wales

AVR athlete Luke Reed made a 550-mile round trip to Llanberis North Wales, to take part in the Slateman Triathlon, writes Dave Mutter.

Denne wins Ottery 10k

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Honiton Running Club members at the Ottery 10k meeting

The Ottery 10k race was back this year for the first time in three years, writes Judy Davey.

AVR runners Amie and Tim Sibley at the Windermere Marathon

AVR duo Amie and Tim Sibley ran the Windermere Marathon, and, for Amie it was her first Marathon, writes Dave Mutter.

Dunkeswell bowlers went down in a couple of early season matches.

There were varying degrees of success and failure in the past week for Lyme Regis bowlers, writes Paul Moffitt.

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The first of three late season fixtures at Bratton Down proved quite an occasion for the British point-to-point world.

AVR runners at the Wambrook Waddle

On a beautiful sunny morning, nine AVR’ went to run the Wambrook Waddle near Chard, organised by Chard Road Runners, writes Dave Mutter.

Open Day at Honiton Bowling Club could be just the day for you to find out if bowling is your sport, hobby or pastime, writes Julie Grant.

Seaton Bowling Club held two open mornings recently, writes Linda Stone.

Axminster men’s Over-60s team continued their unbeaten sequence in the Devon League with an excellent home win against Tiverton West End, writes David Harris.

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The East Devon and District Short Mat Bowls League held the Annual League Cup at Cloakham Lawns, writes Caroline Pavey.

AVRs Lenton wins the Beer Blazer

Monday, May 18, 2015
The team from Axe Valley Runners before Sunday's Beer Blazer. Ref mhsp 6035-20-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

There was Great success at the Beer Blazer 10K for AVR runners, writes Dave Mutter.

The team from Honiton Running Club before Sunday's Beer Blazer. Ref mhsp 6029-20-15SH. Picture: Simon Horn

Honiton runners were out in force for the 2015 Beer Blazer, writes Judy Davey.

Otters missed a chance to go level on points with Uplowman when they went down to a defeat at the hands of Signs South West by 42-37, writes Graham Ingram.

Exe Estuary Kayak Rally

The fifth annual Oxfam Exe Kayak Rally, organised by Exe Sailing Club and sponsored by Graham Sykes Insurance, proved to be another big success, on and off the water, despite the weather doing its best to spoil things.

The Feniton men's two-wood finalists

Feniton Over-60s B team shared the spoils when they met Uffculme B, writes Roger Smith.

West Midlands Police made their second visit to Ottery in the space of three days, but this time the weather proved the winner with the match abandoned after 14 ends with the Police leading on all four rinks, writes Mike Smith.

Junior showjumping at Bicton Arena.

Showjumping takes centre stage at Bicton Arena this Friday (May 15), when more than 500 competitors will be competing over three days in four different arenas with 350 horses stabled on site for the duration.

Feniton Over-60s B team continued their good start to the season with a maximum points win over local rivals Ottery St Mary B by 31-25, writes Roger Smith.

The weather took its toll on the Lyme Regis league games this week, writes Paul Moffitt.

Rosie Thoennissen competed in her first ever Triathlon - the Exe Novice Triathlon in Tiverton, writes Dave Mutter.

Luke Reed did his first Triathlon of the season on Sunday, a Sprint Distance at the Cotswolds water park near Cirencester, writes Dave Mutter.

Biddick goes for glory at Bratton Down

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Point-to-point action

The first of three Point-to-Points to be held at the stunning location of Bratton Down, Bratton Fleming, will be held this Sunday (May 17) by the Dulverton West club, writes Donna Harris.

The Axe Vale Hunt Point to Point races at Stafford Cross. Ref mhsp 4908-18-15AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Will Biddick edged closer to the British point to point jockeys’ record total of winners in a season with his second double of the weekend, this time at the Four Burrow point-to-point held at Trebudannon, writes Granville Taylor.

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