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Thousands backing British Bulldog Hall of Fame bid

A petition to get Davey Boy Smith inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame is gathering momentum.

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Mike Grundy

Grundy hoping for a 2017 ticket to London

Rising MMA star Mike Grundy hopes his latest result will have brought his UFC dream a step closer.

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Joe Murnan

Murnan set to face former world No.1

Wigan darts ace Joe Murnan is set to take on former world No.1 Peter ‘One Dart’ Manley in a one off exhibition match in the new year.

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Mick Hall and trainer Alan Levene

Boxer Hall faces ‘last chance’ in DW showdown

Preston middleweight Mick Hall is set to contest for the Central Area title at Wigan’s DW stadium in what he describes as his last chance to redeem himself.

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Riders from the Latics 2 Amsterdam team

Latics fans’ cycling adventure to raise charity funds

A group of Wigan Athletic fans have decided to cycle to Amsterdam next year to help raise funds and awareness for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Dave Grundy accepts his award from the BBCs Roger Johnson

Wrestling coach Grundy takes home regional volunteer prize

Wigan and Leigh wrestling coach Dave Grundy has earned regional recognition by winning volunteer of the year at the Greater Manchester Sports Awards.

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Owen Farrell

Farrell makes awards shortlist

Wiganer Owen Farrell has been named on a six-strong shortlist for World Rugby men’s player of the year for 2016.

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LCM racing in action

Race to the title was a family affair for LCM

This season’s battle to the Preston and District Motorcycle Club Steel Frame Championship came down to a one-team battle, and a one-family battle.

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Mike Grundy in action last week

Grundy already has eyes on next battle

MMA fighter Mike Grundy maintained his reputation as a fearsome submission specialist at his latest fight last week.

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Nathan McAvoy helped Wigan avoid relegation a decade ago

Former Warrior is brewing success

A former Wigan Warriors rugby league player has taken the idea of a family-run business to a whole new level.

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Chris Ashton is leaving Saracens early

Ashton on the move again

Chris Ashton is to join Toulon next season in a move that all but ends his England career.

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Freddie Hunt

Freddie Hunt: It shows how many people love dad and still remember him so vividly

As the 40th anniversary of James Hunt’s F1 world championship nears, Tom McCooey speaks to the star’s son Freddie about the man behind the myth.

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An artists impression of the new pavilion/clubhouse at a new, shared facility off Winstanley Road which would be used by Orrell RU and Winstanley Park cricket club

Orrell RU and Winstanley Park aim to set-up home

Orrell Rugby Union will share a new home with Winstanley Park Cricket Club under “exciting” new plans drawn up.

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Wigan RU juniors

Sharks circling as talented youngsters thrive at Wigan

As Wigan rugby union’s junior section continues to grow, the on-field success of the teams has started to attract significant interest from Sale Sharks.

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Wigan Walkers in action

Meet the footballers who love a walk in the park

Players from Wigan Walkers FC recently enjoyed the chance of a lifetime at the training base of the England national team.

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Michael Bisping defended his title

It’s time: My first look at UFC in the flesh

The UFC circus rolled into Manchester at the weekend as Michael Bisping defended his middleweight title in front of a sold-out crowd. Phil Wilkinson went along to his first UFC event, to see what all the fuss is about...

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Jockey Tom Eaves celebrates winning The William Hill Ayr Gold Cup on Brando during day three of the 2016 William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival at Ayr Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday September 17, 2016. See PA story RACING Ayr. Photo credit should read: Craig Watson/PA Wire

Eaves is walking on Ayr after celebrating Gold Cup triumph

Wigan jockey Tom Eaves celebrated one of the biggest wins of his career when landing Saturday’s Ayr Gold Cup – in what turned out to be a family affair.

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Sara Bayman has captained England

Netball ace set for New Zealand switch

Wigan’s England international Sara Bayman will suit up for the Central Pulse in next year’s ANZ Netball Elite League in New Zealand.

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Are you set for National Fitness Day?

Are you set for National Fitness Day?

This year’s National Fitness Day, the biggest annual celebration of fitness and physical activity across the UK, will see leading retailer Argos become the headline partner.

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