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Harry Tincknell and his Ford Chip Ganassi Racing team finished fifth in the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship at the Nurburgring, Germany.

Ottery men gained revenge for an early season drubbing when they overcame Feniton 43-17 in the Over-60s League, writes Michael Smith.

The past week was a very good one for the Chardstock bowlers with four wins in the five matches played, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

The mists hovered above Haytor on Dartmoor until after the end of the Haytor Heller 10k run on Saturday evening, writes Dave Mutter.

Dunkeswell bowlers have enjoyed encouraging results of late, writes Jose Williams.

Lyme Regis bowlers enjoyed a better week in the leagues although, the ladies had to call their game off against Blandford due to atrocious weather, writes Paul Moffitt.

AVR father and son duo Jon and Ethan Day completed their first triathlon when they took part in the 2017 Honiton Triathlon, writes Dave Mutter.

AVR member Clare Hansford travelled to Weymouth to compete in her first triathlon, a classic distance event of 1500m sea swim, 40 km cycle and 10 km run organised by Bustinskin events, writes Dave Mutter.

After the excitement of Competition Enterprise last week, it was anything but ‘back to normal’ at North Hill this week for members of the Devon and Somerset Gliding Club (DSGC), writes Jill Harmer.

Pure Endurance Triathletes hosted Honiton Triathlon 2017, this was the first event the team had arranged and it turned out to be a huge success with it selling out with 250 entrants.

Honiton ladies are on track for county success, writes Julie Grant.

It was another disappointing week for the Feniton teams in the men’s over-60s Triples League, writes Roger Smith.

Honiton Sea Angling Club held a kayak competition.

Seaton had a good week with some fine wins in league matches, writes Alan Nicholas.

Honiton couldn’t repeat their previous home success, when they beat Isca 5-0, in their Devon League meeting with Chudleigh, succumbing to a 3-2 defeat to the visitors at Mountbatten Park.

Ottery St Mary petanque team played their penultimate match in this season’s Devon League campaign when they went down 3-2 in their meeting with Isca at Strawberry Lane.

Honiton Running Club duo July Anne Carter and Asilah Jarrald took part in the Quantock Beast, writes Judy Davey.

AVR duo Chris and Tom Perry travelled down to the SW corner of Dartmoor on Sunday to run the wonderful, low key Masanga Fell Race, writes Dave Mutter.

In the County Trophy, Ottery men were up against Seaton to whom they succumbed to a three rinks to one defeat and an overall 76-66 shot loss, writes Michael Smith.

Three AVRs undertook the Ham to Lyme Ultra Marathon, a distance of 50k on a hot day, writes Dave Mutter.

Exmouth Harriers’ Woodland Relays took place on Woodbury Common last Wednesday evening on what has to be the wettest evening this year, writes Judy Davey.

Australia is a long way to go just to run a 10K race, but that is exactly what AVR member Duncan Staddon did, writes Dave Mutter.

The outdoor season of bowling is now almost halfway through, believe it or not!, writes Susie Bonnell.

Eighteen Sidmouth Running Club members turned out to support the 11th year of the Otter Rail and River Run, writes Terry Bewes.

The final Sunday in June saw two members of Honiton Running Club take on the Lyme Regis 10k Poppy Run, writes Judy Davey.

Ten AVRs completed the Dartmoor 600 Challenge on Sunday, visiting all five tops on the moor over 600m in height (that’s about 2,000 for us oldies!), writes Dave Mutter.

Axminster bowlers have had mixed results over the past fortnight, writes David Harris.

Ottery St Mary club member Kevin Vernon recently took part in the Disability Bowls England (DBE) ‘Plant Welding Triples’ weekend at the Getling Bowling Club in Nottingham, writes Michael Smith.

Four Honiton Running Club (HRC) members took on the Charmouth Challenge which is an 8-mile fell race through some of the finest coastal scenery in the South West on Dorset’s beautiful Jurassic Coast overlooking Charmouth’s fossil hunting beaches with views to Lyme Regis, writes Judy Davey.

Chardstock bowlers brushed aside their recent disappointments with three good wins over the past week, writes Vaughan Fletcher.

After very mixed weather for gliding over the last few weeks, the first week of July came up trumps for the Competition Enterprise held at North Hill, writes Jill Harmer.

Whilst some members of Honiton Running Club tackled the tough Ham to Lyme 50k last Saturday others took on the 10th running of the Otter Rail and River run through the beautiful countryside around Tipton St John, writes Judy Davey.

On Saturday morning five AVRs took part in the 10th anniversary Otter Rail and River Run, a 10k multi terrain, part of the Tipton St John playing field’s 50th anniversary fair, writes Dave Mutter.

Feniton men lost their County Trophy meeting with Madeira, writes Roger Smith.

A team of four AVRs made the trip down to Ivybridge on Friday night to take on The Erme Valley Relays what has become known as the premier road relay event in the county, writes Dave Mutter.

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