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Students Selected For Commonwealth Games
Ten students from Sheffield Hallam University are celebrating after they were selected to represent the home nations in the Commonwealth Games. The group of students will represent Wales and England…
Ellie Faulkner
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Consular Statistics For The World Cup In Brazil 2014


It is estimated that twenty thousand England fans visited Brazil over the course of the tournament. Official ticket sales through the UK were the fourth highest, behind Brazil, the United States…

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Mon 14th Jul, 2014 | 10:28pm

Tom Errington
Gearing Up For England - Working For The Team
By Tom Errington
Sports Correspondent
James and Gail
James and Gail
James Maloney's Gearing up For England not only retells the incredible Italia 90 tournament, but tells a new side of the story followers of the England team will almost certainly not have heard…

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Wed 9th Jul, 2014 | 12:26pm

Olympic Star Jumps Into Action To Launch School Sport Spectacular

 Chris Tomlinson at the opening ceremony
Chris Tomlinson at the opening ceremony
Two-time Olympic long jump star Chris Tomlinson helped to kick off the South Yorkshire Sainsbury's School Games 2014 in Doncaster.

He joined more than 1,000 pupils from across Barnsley, Rotherham,…

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Thu 3rd Jul, 2014 | 9:02pm

Transmec UK Sponsors Talented Young West Yorkshire Cyclist

Harry Hardcastle & Paul Priestley, Transmec
Harry Hardcastle & Paul Priestley, Transmec
A talented West Yorkshire cyclist is being given a helping hand by a company that knows speed is of the essence.

Fifteen-year-old Harry Hardcastle, who is one of the country's top young road…

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Thu 26th Jun, 2014 | 3:34pm

Olympic Gold Medallist Visits Barnsley Taekwondo Club

Jade Jones and her coach, Paul Green at the Quest masterclass
Jade Jones and her coach, Paul Green at the Quest masterclass
Taekwondo star and gold medal winning Olympian, Jade Jones, paid a visit to Barnsley to inspire the next generation of Team GB stars.

Jade, whose gold medal winning moment was voted one of the…

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Mon 23rd Jun, 2014 | 8:59am

Barnsley Brings Back Bike Racing After A Ten Year Gap!


Barnsley is welcoming the first bike race to the town in over a decade just days before the greatest race on earth passes through the borough.

Barnsley's Criterium Race will take place on Tuesday…

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Fri 20th Jun, 2014 | 12:31pm

Yorkshire tennis star on Road to Wimbledon

Joe Whall
Joe Whall
A Yorkshire junior tennis player could be on his way to Wimbledon, almost exactly a year after the finals of the prestigious tournament inspired him to take up the sport.

Joseph Whall, 14, emerged…

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Fri 20th Jun, 2014 | 8:43am

Sheffield Diving Star Is National Champion

Millie Haffety
Millie Haffety
Millie Haffety became the National Diving Champion at the British Junior Elites competition at Plymouth recently.

The talented 14 year old, a pupil at Silverdale School, won the 14-18 Girls 3…

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Wed 11th Jun, 2014 | 10:00pm

Tennis Aces Play For Charity

 The Jim Jackson trophy presented to Ann Wilson and Andy Lambert
The Jim Jackson trophy presented to Ann Wilson and Andy Lambert
A charity tennis tournament held at Ripon Tennis Centre on 1st June raised £660 for local people with dementia and their carers through charity fundraisers, the Acorn Committee.

The…

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Tue 10th Jun, 2014 | 9:28am

Futsal Kicks Off Ahead Of Rio 2014


A major new study into Futsal, FIFA and UEFA's official version of five-aside-football, shows the sport is taking off in the UK but that more needs to be done to invest in facilities and…

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Tue 3rd Jun, 2014 | 4:53pm

TV Presenter Helps To Inspire Sheffield Girls To Get Active!

Helen Skelton-Myler inspires young girls from Handsworth Grange Community Sports College to get active
Helen Skelton-Myler inspires young girls from Handsworth Grange Community Sports College to get active
Former Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton-Myler visited Sheffield to inspire more than 100 school girls to get active.

Helen, who now presents FA Women's Super League football matches for BT…

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Sun 1st Jun, 2014 | 3:15pm

A 'Real' Treat For Cancer Survivor Bradley At Champions League Final

Football mad Bradley Marshall with Mike Hyman, founder of Kids 'n' Cancer at the Champions League Final
Football mad Bradley Marshall with Mike Hyman, founder of Kids 'n' Cancer at the Champions League Final
Bridlington schoolboy who has been battling cancer has enjoyed a dream trip to the Champions League Final thanks to the charity that helped him get pioneering treatment.

Football mad Bradley…

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Tue 27th May, 2014 | 5:31pm

Team 'AYME' High With Three Peaks Fundraiser

Nick Strong (left) and Richard Hargraves with Marc Frederick (behind left)
Nick Strong (left) and Richard Hargraves with Marc Frederick (behind left)
The JCT600 team have once again donned their walking boots for charity, climbing 5,000ft as part of the company's annual Three Peaks challenge which is this year raising funds for the Association…

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Sat 24th May, 2014 | 8:00pm

Forget The Boys In Brazil - Win The World Cup Yourself


Roy Hodgson recently revealed the squad he hopes can lead England to World Cup glory next month - and now businesses across Yorkshire are being challenged to do just the same.

The football season…

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Thu 22nd May, 2014 | 5:16pm

Ben Harris
Leeds Arena Plays Host To The WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour
By Ben Harris
Sports Writer and Photographer

A captivated audience witnessed an incredible night of wrestling as The WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour visited Leeds for the first time.


An array of megastars competed in epic contests staged…

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Wed 21st May, 2014 | 2:32pm

Council Serves Up Free Tennis Sessions Across Leeds

Preston Kadji, six, plays tennis with friends at a session organised by Leeds City Council
Preston Kadji, six, plays tennis with friends at a session organised by Leeds City Council
Tiny tennis stars in Leeds could take their first steps towards Wimbledon this weekend.

Free mini tennis sessions for children aged 3-8, with specially modified equipment, will be part of a range…

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Fri 16th May, 2014 | 7:24pm

Young Dinnington Footballers Head For Italian Football Tournament

Dinnington Town Under 11s
Dinnington Town Under 11s
Italy beckons a young team of Rotherham footballers who have been invited to play in a youth tournament in the north of the country next month.

Dinnington Town Under 11s will be the only…

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Thu 15th May, 2014 | 4:07pm

Visually Impaired And Disabled Triathlon Team Inspire Local Athletes


Can you imagine running and cycling without sight? A team of visually impaired and disabled athletes from Henshaws Society for Blind People have done just that. They have been praised for their…

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Wed 14th May, 2014 | 4:18pm

Chesterfield Woman Jogs For James In Support Of Cancer Charity

Shelley and friends
Shelley and friends
A woman from Chesterfield is in training to take on a 10k run in memory of her late boyfriend.

In support of Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, Shelley Hopkinson (25), from Chesterfield in…

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Mon 12th May, 2014 | 1:13pm

Aireborough Lions U10s End Season With Unbeaten North-East Tour


Aireborough Lions Under 10s have brought the curtain down on a hugely successful rugby union season with an unbeaten two-day tour of the North-East.

Last Saturday, the boys won the Brookes…

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Fri 9th May, 2014 | 12:32pm

Hunslet Hawks RLFC Gets Sponsorship from Pudsey Builders' Merchant

Hunslet Hawks RLFC commercial director,  Harry the Hawk and Darren Hoyland, Gibbs and Dandy Pudsey branch manager
Hunslet Hawks RLFC commercial director, Harry the Hawk and Darren Hoyland, Gibbs and Dandy Pudsey branch manager
Gibbs & Dandy Pudsey has signed a three year sponsorship deal with the Hunslet Hawks RLFC, which will help fund the club's work throughout the local community.

The sponsorship deal will make a…

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Mon 5th May, 2014 | 8:42am

Cougars Look To Avoid Ram Raid - Dewsbury Preview


With victory over Swinton and a Challenge Cup Quarter Final tie at Widnes secured, the focus is back on the Championship this Sunday as Dewsbury Rams visit Cougar Park.

A hard fought affair at…

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Fri 2nd May, 2014 | 1:18pm

England's World Cup Dreams To Be Screened Live On Big Screen In Millennium Square

Fans can once again watch England's quest for World Cup glory on the big screen in Millennium Square
Fans can once again watch England's quest for World Cup glory on the big screen in Millennium Square
Football fans will be able to follow the fortunes of England as they bid for World Cup glory in Brazil this summer in a popular Leeds city centre square.

In what promises to be another…

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Tue 29th Apr, 2014 | 9:49am

Ten-man Reds defeated in Hungary

Cliftonville defender Jaimie McGovern is sent-off as the Reds are beaten 2-0 by Debrecen in the Champions League qualifier.

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22 Jul 2014 8:41 pm

Powerhouse Coles seals Hampshire win

Matt Coles makes a half century off only 18 balls as Hampshire beat Essex by five wickets in the T20 Blast at Chelmsford.

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22 Jul 2014 8:23 pm

Injured Blake ruled out for season

Jamaica's former world 100m champion Yohan Blake will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on an injured hamstring.

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22 Jul 2014 6:48 pm

Stoke sign Barcelona forward Bojan

Stoke City sign Spain forward Bojan Krkic from Barcelona on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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22 Jul 2014 5:58 pm

QPR sign Caulker from Cardiff City

Queens Park Rangers sign Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker on a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

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22 Jul 2014 5:28 pm

Cavendish targets return in four weeks

Britain's Mark Cavendish thinks he will be fit enough to race in four weeks, with the Tour of Spain a potential comeback race.

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22 Jul 2014 4:54 pm

'Bradford demise sad for Super League'

Former Bradford captain Jamie Peacock says the Bulls' relegation from the top flight is a warning for Super League.

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22 Jul 2014 4:16 pm

VIDEO: Hoy predicts birth of future stars

Sir Chris Hoy predicts Glasgow 2014 will "see athletes at these games who you've never heard of who will go on to become legends and households names in years to come".

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22 Jul 2014 4:00 pm

Australian Rogers takes stage 16 win

Australian Michael Rogers seals victory in stage 16 of the Tour de France - the longest of this year's race.

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22 Jul 2014 3:25 pm

Anderson faces hearing on 1 August

England bowler James Anderson will face a hearing on 1 August after his alleged Trent Bridge clash with Ravindra Jadeja.

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22 Jul 2014 2:36 pm

PSG punished for abusing disabled fans

Paris St-Germain must close some of their stadium for a match after their fans' behaviour to disabled Chelsea supporters.

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22 Jul 2014 1:52 pm

Celtic reject Southampton Forster bid

Celtic turn down what is described as a "derisory" bid from Southampton for goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

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22 Jul 2014 1:27 pm

Athletes seeking disability 'key role' at Glasgow

Sophie Thornhill and Melissa Tapper want to show elite athletes with disability have a key role at Glasgow 2014.

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22 Jul 2014 1:01 pm

Strachan backs Scots to make Games

Gordon Strachan says the Scottish people will make Glasgow 2014 a success - as the Brazilians did for the World Cup.

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22 Jul 2014 12:32 pm

Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream

Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.

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22 Jul 2014 12:10 pm

There Are Only 16 Bradley Wiggins

Team Ellis gets set for its Yorkshire Wolds' Cycle Challenge
Team Ellis gets set for its Yorkshire Wolds' Cycle Challenge
Disappointed that they didn't see their cycling hero, Sir Bradley Wiggins in action during the Grand Départ, staff from Rillington-firm, Ellis have paid homage to the cycling knight ahead of the…

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Sat 12th Jul, 2014 | 6:15pm

Winning Goal For Future Football Star

young footballer Lily Crosthwaite with her father, Dave Crosthwaite
young footballer Lily Crosthwaite with her father, Dave Crosthwaite
Talented young football player, Lily Crosthwaite has no plans to hang up her boots in the near future after securing a sponsorship deal from HCS Mechanical Services in Northallerton.

The company's…

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Tue 8th Jul, 2014 | 3:33pm

Josh Chapman
Tiger Roars Cougars to Victory
By Josh Chapman
Sports correspondent

A Paul Handforth super show carried the Keighley Cougars to an impressive victory which condemned Rochdale to an eight consecutive defeat.

This despite a dull first half in which Danny Jones was…

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Tue 1st Jul, 2014 | 9:32am

Mark Cavendish's Tour Bike Makes Early Appearance In Harrogate

Ashville Pre Prep Head, Carol Berrie, Pupils; Sadie Caldwell, William Cullen, Sophie Harris and Daniel Sammon, and The Lift Agency's Antony Robinson with Mark Cavendish's Specialized bike
Ashville Pre Prep Head, Carol Berrie, Pupils; Sadie Caldwell, William Cullen, Sophie Harris and Daniel Sammon, and The Lift Agency's Antony Robinson with Mark Cavendish's Specialized bike
Harrogate school pupils have been treated to an early visit from what could be one of the stars of the Grand Départ - Mark Cavendish's bike.

The Specialized S-Works CVNDSH Venge - worth in excess…

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Thu 26th Jun, 2014 | 11:19am

Local Sports Club To Represent GB


York Hotshots will be representing Great Britain at EUROGYM 2014 from 13th to 18th July 2014, in what will be a spectacular event.

Anna Murray, a coach from York Hotshots said: "The girls are…

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Mon 23rd Jun, 2014 | 7:45am

Sports Chiefs Hail "Best Ever" Summer For City's Young Athletes

Caption: Leeds' Commonwealth diving stars L-R Jack Laugher, Chis Mears, Yona Knight-Wisdom, Hannah Starling, Rebecca Gallantree, Matty Lee, James Denny and Alicia Blagg
Caption: Leeds' Commonwealth diving stars L-R Jack Laugher, Chis Mears, Yona Knight-Wisdom, Hannah Starling, Rebecca Gallantree, Matty Lee, James Denny and Alicia Blagg
Young divers from Leeds are set to make some massive waves at a string of major global sporting events.

Coaches at the City of Leeds Diving Club, which is supported by Leeds City Council, have…

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Fri 20th Jun, 2014 | 11:01am

A Touch Of Rio To Light Up Leeds' Millennium Square

England's final two group games will be on Millennium Square's big screen
England's final two group games will be on Millennium Square's big screen
The sights and sounds of host country Brazil will bring a carnival atmosphere to a popular Leeds city square this week as England continue their bid for World Cup glory.

With Roy Hodgson's men's…

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Tue 17th Jun, 2014 | 10:10am

Ashville College Host Follifoot Cricket Festival

The victorious Harrogate A team
The victorious Harrogate A team
Hundreds of young cricketers descended on the sports fields of Harrogate's Ashville College to compete in a district-wide tournament for U9s.

Built on the success of a smaller Festival in 2013…

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Wed 11th Jun, 2014 | 8:50pm

Holly Dives To National Success

Holly Prasanto
Holly Prasanto
Talented Holly Prasanto dived to success in the British Gas Elite Junior Diving Championships at Plymouth.

The talented 12 year old, a pupil at Silverdale School, Sheffield, won the 3 metre…

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Tue 10th Jun, 2014 | 9:18am

New Research Shows Gulf Between Pupils And Teachers On School Sport

Darren Padgett with a pupil
Darren Padgett with a pupil
Pupils and teachers have very different views about whether children are doing enough exercise to keep them healthy, according to new research by a school sport organisation and Sheffield Hallam…

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Tue 3rd Jun, 2014 | 11:47am

Tour De Tarn: Team Tarn At It Again!

Team Tarn
Team Tarn
A group of amateur cyclists are embarking on their fourth charity bike ride to raise money for Barnsley Hospice and Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity in Sheffield.

Team Tarn have already notched…

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Wed 28th May, 2014 | 9:24pm

Hanson In Austria

Chris Hanson
Chris Hanson
Yorkshire golfer Chris Hanson was unfortunate enough to miss out on the cut by a single shot at the Austrian Challenge Tour.

Heading to Austria after a positive weekend in Turkey, Hanson went into…

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Sun 25th May, 2014 | 8:42pm

Silverdale Are Table Tennis Division Winners

'Silver Spinners' team
'Silver Spinners' team
Congratulations to the 'Silver Spinners' team who won the Sheffield Table Tennis Winter Junior Division League 2 title at the English Institute of Sport.

The unbeaten Year 8 team from Silverdale…

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Fri 23rd May, 2014 | 9:45am

Elite Sport Coaches Call On Sheffield Hallam Expertise

Coaches from British Judo are joined by Jess Ennis-Hill's coach, Toni Minichiello
Coaches from British Judo are joined by Jess Ennis-Hill's coach, Toni Minichiello
A new sport coaching course is helping Team GB's Olympic coaches prepare for Rio 2016, by teaching them to apply the latest research giving them hands-on experience of the latest technology.

The…

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Thu 22nd May, 2014 | 1:25pm

Yohan Blake And Yorkshire County Cricket Club

Yohan Blake at London 2012 - photo Nick Webb
Yohan Blake at London 2012 - photo Nick Webb
One of the top Jamaican sprinters has revealed his desire to switch not only discipline, but sport, as Yohan Blake has revealed his wish to play for Yorkshire County Cricket Club to the BBC.

Before…

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Sun 18th May, 2014 | 9:10pm

Ashville Junior School's Tennis Teacher Wins Prestigious Coaching Award

Ashville College tennis coach Angela Crossley receives her award from Judy Murray
Ashville College tennis coach Angela Crossley receives her award from Judy Murray
Ashville Junior School's newly-arrived tennis coach has been presented with a top national award.

Angela Crossley, who teaches at the Harrogate school on a Tuesday evening, has been named as the…

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Thu 15th May, 2014 | 8:38pm

Matt Ng
This Is Softball
By Matt Ng
Softball Correspondent

"THWACK!"

The ball is smashed high into the playing field at a blistering 80 miles per hour. The closest outfielder readies herself - she has mere seconds to react and position herself in a way to…

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Thu 15th May, 2014 | 8:56am

Thomas Feaheny
Kid Galahad 10th May Win
By Thomas Feaheny
Boxing Correspondent
boxing gloves photo by Royalty-FreeCorbis
boxing gloves photo by Royalty-FreeCorbis
Kid Galahad extended his winning run and also became the new Commonwealth Super Bantamweight champion after defeating Australian Fred Mundraby.

Galahad who made 17 wins out of 17 fights was…

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Mon 12th May, 2014 | 2:13pm

Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge 2013 - Ellis Patents Team

Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge Team Ellis
Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge Team Ellis
We first thought of taking part in the Yorkshire Wolds Cycle Challenge in January when we were contacted by Rob Davies. Working in Rillington, near Malton it was a perfect opportunity to support…

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Mon 12th May, 2014 | 9:00am

Wheelchair Basketball Coach Scoops Top Award

Yvonne Waft, South Yorkshire Sport Coach of The Year 2014
Yvonne Waft, South Yorkshire Sport Coach of The Year 2014
A South Yorkshire sports coach, who previously represented Great Britain in Wheelchair Basketball, has won an award for her commitment to teaching disability sport.

Yvonne Waft, 47, has scooped…

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Thu 8th May, 2014 | 2:07pm

Lord Mayor's Charity Golf Day HitsThe Heights

Leeds United legend Eddie Gray, Lady Mayoress Edna Murray and the Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Thomas Murray are joined by all of the participants in the Lord Mayor's Charity Golf Day
Leeds United legend Eddie Gray, Lady Mayoress Edna Murray and the Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Thomas Murray are joined by all of the participants in the Lord Mayor's Charity Golf Day
In a memorable day at Wike Ridge Championship Golf Course, 22 teams battled it out to top the leaderboard in the first Lord Mayor's Charity Golf Day.

After 18 holes of great action and an…

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Mon 5th May, 2014 | 8:35am

Business Coach Takes 'Action' Running Half Marathon For Scarborough Lifeboat Appeal

L-R: Dave Horsley, Station Mechanic, Ros Jones, Tom Clark, Senior Coxswain, and John Senior, Lifeboat Operations Manager
L-R: Dave Horsley, Station Mechanic, Ros Jones, Tom Clark, Senior Coxswain, and John Senior, Lifeboat Operations Manager
Action Coach, Ros Jones is running the Leeds Half Marathon next month in aid of the Scarborough RNLI's £200,000 appeal for a new launch and recovery vehicle for the town's new Shannon…

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Thu 1st May, 2014 | 2:39pm

The 2014 British GT Series Begins

The lodge at Oulton Park
The lodge at Oulton Park
The 2014 British GT series began with a full capacity grid at Cheshire's Oulton Park, and among the full capacity were Yorkshire drivers Dan Cammish, Matt Bell and Devon Modell.

In the case of…

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Mon 28th Apr, 2014 | 10:58am

Celtic 4-0 KR Reykjavik (agg 5-0)

Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both hit doubles as Celtic outclass KR Reykjavik at Murrayfield in the Champions League.

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22 Jul 2014 8:39 pm

The New Saints 0-2 Slovan Bratislava (0-3 agg)

Marko Milinkovic strikes twice as The New Saints are knocked out of the Champions League second qualifying round by Slovan Bratislava.

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22 Jul 2014 7:52 pm

Fury will still fight on Saturday

Tyson Fury will fight on Saturday in Manchester despite the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Derek Chisora.

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22 Jul 2014 6:07 pm

Trott fifty helps Bears fight back

Jonathan Trott hits his second half century of the summer as Warwickshire reply to Sussex's 413 all out with 163-3.

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22 Jul 2014 5:42 pm

Weir and Peacock in Euros squad

David Weir and Jonnie Peacock are in the 56-strong GB & NI team for the IPC Athletics European Championships.

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22 Jul 2014 5:26 pm

Magnussen 'blameless' for Massa crash

McLaren racing director Eric Boullier says Kevin Magnussen is blameless for the crash which flipped Felipe Massa's car.

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22 Jul 2014 4:48 pm

Glasgow 2014 lit by Olympic glow - Hoy

Six-time Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy says the London 2012 afterglow will help Glasgow deliver a "spectacular" Commonwealth Games.

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22 Jul 2014 4:00 pm

Boxer Evans out of Glasgow Games

Team Wales has announced that Olympic boxing silver medallist Fred Evans is out of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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22 Jul 2014 3:51 pm

Afghanistan beat Zimbabwe in ODI

Afghanistan cause a shock by beating Zimbabwe, only their second victory over a Test-playing nation, in a one-day international.

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22 Jul 2014 3:21 pm

Dunga is named new Brazil coach

Dunga, captain of Brazil's 1994 World Cup-winning side, becomes the national team's coach for the second time.

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22 Jul 2014 2:34 pm

FA's Dyke still keen on B league

FA chairman Greg Dyke tells a panel of MPs he still wants to create a controversial B league, despite opposition.

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22 Jul 2014 1:44 pm

Major challenges for World Cup 2018

After what was largely considered to be a successful Fifa World Cup in Brazil, international attention now turns to 2018 hosts Russia.

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22 Jul 2014 1:16 pm

NI leaders congratulate McIlroy

Rory McIlroy, the new Open golf champion, is congratulated by First and Deputy First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness.

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22 Jul 2014 12:54 pm

Foster extends West Brom contract

England goalkeeper Ben Foster signs a new four-year contract with Premier League side West Bromwich Albion.

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22 Jul 2014 12:26 pm

Greg Dyke still keen on B league

FA chairman Greg Dyke tells panel of MPs he still wants to create a controversial B league, despite opposition.

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22 Jul 2014 12:07 pm

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