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Ambulances on the pitch as cricketers clash heads during T20 match

Two Surrey players are receiving hospital treatment after clashing heads during a T20 match at Arundel.

It's believed Rory Burns and Moises Henriques may have been knocked unconscious- three ambulances were at the scene before the players were taken to hospital.

Cricket fans flock to Hampshire for ODI

A sell out crowd has flocked to The Ageas Bowl in Southampton today for England's Royal London One Day Series match against New Zealand

England's openers take to the field Credit: PA

Eoin Morgan chose to bat first on a cloudy morning, with the series level at 1-1, and England's task was perhaps eased by the absence of Trent Boult.

The left-arm swing bowler has hurt his back, and his like-for-like replacement is debutant Ben Wheeler

Jason Roy and Alex Hales lead the batting attack Credit: PA


Cyclists in Women's Tour prepare to ride through region

When it comes to cycling, our region is well and truly on the map. Last year the Tour of Britain saw the world's best male riders racing right through the South - and now, it's the women's turn.

The Women's Tour comes to the Thames Valley next week. Stage 5 of the race starts in Marlow and ends in Hemel Hempstead - crossing the Chiltern Hills on the way. Sarah Cooper reports.

Rugby World Cup trophy will tour Meridian region

Today marks a hundred days until our region plays host to the Rugby World Cup. And at Twickenham this afternoon, the route was announced of a country-wide tour to be made by the Rugby World Cup Trophy.

It will arrive in our region on the 30th of August - at the World Cup host city of Brighton. A couple of days later it will make its way along the coast to Eastbourne - arriving there on 2 September. The next day, it moves on to Maidstone before heading out to Southend on 5 September.

Today, Prince Harry - and rugby royalty like Jonny Wilkinson - kicked off the countdown.


The crazy world of crazy golf - but who won?

This weekend may have featured the Champions League and French Open Finals but the sporting event 'par excellence' was to be found in Hastings.

That's where the fifth international World Adventure Golf Masters was staged - with Great Britain vying for supremecy against the Germans.

You'd have been crazy to miss it, but who won?

Andy Dickenson found out and spoke to Sean Homer, captain of the Great Britain squad, Pasi Aho of the World Mini Golf Federation, Melanie Hammerschmidt from Germany and Dr Surha Yeodikar of India.

Meet the stars of the Crazy Golf World Cup

The eyes of the world - at least the world of crazy golf fans - are on Hastings this weekend for the fifth international World Adventure Golf Masters.

Germany won last year but plenty of other countries are getting into the swing of this unique tournament, as Andy Dickenson reports.

He speaks to Great Britain captain Sean Homer, Sweden's Peter Eisenschmidt, Pasi Aho, director of the World Mini Golf Sport Federation, Germany's Melanie Hammerschmidt and current champion Oleg Klassen, as well as Dr Surha Yeodikar of India.

Portsmouth Spinnaker Tower to turn colour of arch rivals Southampton

This is how the red and white tower will look Credit: Emirates

Fans of Portsmouth Football Club will be pig sick after it was announced that the city's Spinnaker Tower is being turned red and white - the colour of arch rivals Southampton!

It's one of the most recognisable landmarks in the South and will be now be sponsored by Emirates.

An artist's impression of The Spinnaker Tower that will now be red and white Credit: ITV Meridian

At a press conference a short time ago it was revealed that the colour change was part of the rebrand.

They handed over naming rights to the airline company from Dubai this morning.

The rebranding of the tower is set to be in place by July.

But it's likley to get a frosty reception from Portsmouth fans, whose team plays in blue and white

How the tower looks at the moment Credit: PA
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