Embed from Getty Images Aaron Thomason in action for the Bears Division Two champions Warwickshire…
Stoke-On-Trent cricketer Danielle Wyatt made a resilient half century as England’s women lost The Ashes, falling to a six-wicket defeat in the first T20 international at Sydney.
The 26-year-old hit six fours in her 36 ball knock, which was the first time she’d gone beyond 50 in international cricket.
Nine young athletes from Stoke-on-Trent will benefit from £15,000 of European City of Sport funding to boost their sporting ambitions.
They will receive funding for training and competing in their chosen sports from the Talented Athlete Support Scheme.
Staffordshire will be looking to continue their winning start to the new cricket season this Sunday.
The minor county won their opening competitive match against Cheshire comfortably.
Peter Wilshaw hit 110 from just 65 as Staffordshire won their first match of the new cricket season, beating Cheshire by 50 runs.
Staffordshire County Cricket have signed promising teenage fast bowler Jean Philander.
The 18-year-old paceman has worked with South African cricketing legend Allan Donald in recent years.
Volunteers running a number of sport sessions across North Staffordshire have been shortlisted for a prestigious award for working with young people.
Sporting Communities helps teenagers across Staffordshire to keep out of trouble and off the streets by getting involved in sport.
A statue of the England’s first black footballer is to be unveiled at the National Football Centre in Burton upon Trent.
Arthur Wharton, the first African player to play in the Football League, is to be honoured with a statue at St George’s Park.
Ex England and Staffordshire cricket star Dominic Cork has played down the “sledging” of the fourth day of the opening Ashes test.
England bowler James Anderson was subject to a verbal attack from Australia captain Michael Clarke, who was heard through a stump microphone saying “get ready for a broken arm”.
A Porsche driver, who died in a crash in Cannock, suffered a heart attack at the wheel.
George Taylor, 66, of Dorchester Road, Cannock, died after his Porsche Boxter careered off the road and into a ditch.