Olver in a rush for doubles win

Heather Olver in action in Glasgow

Heather Olver in action in Glasgow

First published in Sport

Heather Olver raced into the last 16 of the badminton women’s doubles in just 18 minutes last night.

The England star from Heathfield and partner Kate Robertshaw saw off a Ugandan pair 21-3 21-6.

East Grinstead’s Sophie Bray and Lucy Wood, from Horsham, helped England beat Scotland 2-1 and reach the semi-finals of the women’s hockey.

England, who had several let-offs against the lively Scots, face New Zealand tomorrow in the last four.

Sian Honnor, of Worthing, helped England beat Malaysia 24-6 to reach the last four of the bowls women’s triples.

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