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Leeds' Wilson makes high bar history for Great Britain

Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson has become Britain's first ever high bar European Champion.

Nile Wilson (Left) with Kristian Thomas

Nile managed to hold off competition and post a strong score of 15.300 to take the gold in his first senior Europeans. Nile’s closest competition was teammate Kristian Thomas (Earls/Wolverhampton) who scored 15.000 and make it a 1-2 for GB to take the silver medal.

Nile Wilson competing on the pommel horse Credit: Nigel French/PA Archive/Press Association Images

It is the first time a British gymnast has won the European high bar title; making these an historic championships for GB as the team goes from strength to strength in the lead up to Rio.

That feeling is just incredible; you train your whole life for moments like that standing on the top of podium singing the national anthem with a gold medal.

– Nile Wilson

Hull City understood to be on verge of takeover

It has been widely reported that Hull City could be on the verge of being taken over by an American consortium.

Assam Allam (R) has had a strained relationship with some supporters since trying to change the club's name Credit: PA

The club have been up for sale since 2014, after the Football Association turned down owner Assem Allam's request to change their name to Hull Tigers. As offer is now understood to have been made with talks continuing.



Lincolnshire police appeal to find missing 22-year-old man

Police are appealing for help to find a man who has gone missing from Heighington in Lincolnshire.

Myles Bowker who has gone missing from Heighington Credit: Lincolnshire Police

Myles Bowker, who is 22-years-old, left home on his Yamaha HZS motorcyle on Friday May 27 2016, telling his family he was going to Lincoln to do some shopping. He never returned home.

He is described as 6ft tall and now has a beard. He was last seen wearing biking clothes and boots.

Anyone with information should contact police.

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