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Yorkshire Top The Table For Team GB
As the Olympic Games come to an end and we look back on what has been an immensely successful tournament for Team GB, you will no doubt, as any proper Yorkshire man or woman would, wonder just how…
Wharfedale RUFC
Match Report: Wharfedale 5 Hull Ionians 26
By Wharfedale RUFC
On a wet and windy afternoon, a good crowd saw Dale take on National Division One team Hull Ionians. Both teams had large squads and both sets of coaches had the chance to look at a variety of…

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Mon 22nd Aug, 2016 | 10:52am

Local MP Congratulates Brownlee Brothers On Olympic Success

Greg with Jonny and Alistair
Greg with Jonny and Alistair
Leeds North West MP has congratulated his constituents Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, both of Bramhope, for their medal wins at the Olympic triathlon..

Alistair took gold for Team GB with a time of…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 8:07am

Blaydon v Wharfedale

Lewis Wilson with the ball
Lewis Wilson with the ball
For many years a trip to Blaydon saw Wharfedale touring back down the A1 with little to show for their afternoon's work apart from bruises.

In their last two visits however things turned round.

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Mon 15th Aug, 2016 | 10:49am


Tue 9th Aug, 2016

Dear Editor,

Sport Should Be Accessible For All

Do you have a favourite sports team? Do you like to watch them play live? Imagine if your matchday experience were one of isolation, frustration - and even abuse. Unfortunately this is the reality…

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Dave Roberts
New Season, New Rules
By Dave Roberts
Sports Features
Four North Riding officials in Estoril, Portugal
Four North Riding officials in Estoril, Portugal
A new season naturally brings with it fresh changes, new players, new teams, new leagues and usually a bit of tinkering with the rules. For this coming campaign however there is no tinkering, it…

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Thu 28th Jul, 2016 | 10:38am

Secretary Of State For Wales Celebrates The Welsh Team's Homecoming


Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns said:

"We are delighted to welcome back onto home soil the Welsh team and management. Their achievement in the Euro 2016 Championships has been immense and we are so…

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Fri 8th Jul, 2016 | 6:01pm

Aire Of Optimism For New Season

Aireborough Lions U8s at the Sandal Rugby Festival
Aireborough Lions U8s at the Sandal Rugby Festival
There's a growing feeling at Aireborough RUFC that there's something exciting on the horizon as pre-season training gets underway.

Ending the season with 10 wins in their last 13 games including…

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Sat 2nd Jul, 2016 | 12:34pm

Millennium Square Is Perfect Match For Huge Summer Of Sport


Millennium Square in Leeds is set to kick off a massive summer of big screen sport with live action from the Euro 2016 and Wimbledon.

Football fans will be able to follow England's progress at the…

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Thu 9th Jun, 2016 | 4:40pm

One Thousand Youngsters To Descend On Harrogate School


One thousand pupils from more than 30 junior schools will be descending on Harrogate's Ashville College to participate in a sport dominated by two Yorkshire brothers.

The Brownlee Foundation…

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Sat 21st May, 2016 | 9:00pm

Tour De Yorkshire Benefits Regional Economy Say 94% Of Cyclists

Tony Booth outside Salts Mill, Shipley
Tony Booth outside Salts Mill, Shipley
A survey of Yorkshire cyclists undertaken this week has shown that 94% believe the Tour De Yorkshire has been positive for both the sport and for the regional economy in its second year.

The poll…

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Tue 10th May, 2016 | 8:00am

Brownlee Brothers' Medal Success in Olympic Triathlon

Alistair and Jonny in Leeds after Olympic 2012 - photo Jon Pinder
Alistair and Jonny in Leeds after Olympic 2012 - photo Jon Pinder
Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake, said:

"What more can be said about the amazing achievements of Alistair and Jonny, who again have enjoyed medal winning success in the Olympic…

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Fri 19th Aug, 2016 | 8:43am

From The Hydro To Rio


Back in 2010 they were members of the same team - Harrogate District Diving Club.

Now GB's Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher and Oliver Dingley, diving for the Republic of Ireland, will be…

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Mon 15th Aug, 2016 | 7:04pm

Leeds Divers Jack Laugher And Chris Mears Achieve Gold


Leader of Leeds City Council Councillor Judith Blake said:

"Massive congratulations to our City of Leeds divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears for their stunning and historic Olympic gold medal…

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Wed 10th Aug, 2016 | 7:30pm

Thomas Feaheny
Josh Warrington Fight Report
By Thomas Feaheny
Boxing Correspondent

Josh Warrington moved nearer to fighting for a world title after defeating Irish boxer Patrick Hyland.

The Leeds Warrior produced yet another dominant display and looked in good form from the…

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Fri 5th Aug, 2016 | 2:00pm

Riders Sought For Hospice Sportive

The Bronte Sportive hill climb on Haworth main Street
The Bronte Sportive hill climb on Haworth main Street
Local cyclists are being encouraged to participate in Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice's Bronte Sportive which takes place on 17 July.

The charity sportive, sponsored by All Terrain Cycles, which has…

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Wed 13th Jul, 2016 | 10:00am

Tennis Tuesdays In Sheffield And Leeds

photo - Stacey Miller
photo - Stacey Miller
The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) in partnership with Nike, has kicked off Tennis Tuesdays for its second year. Tennis Tuesdays - a women's only initiative designed to encourage more females to…

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Thu 7th Jul, 2016 | 4:29pm

ITU World Triathlon Series Coming To Leeds Again In 2017

photo - Getty images
photo - Getty images
Leeds will again host a leg of the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series next year following the success of the inaugural event in the city earlier this month.

The International Triathlon Union…

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Sat 25th Jun, 2016 | 12:25pm

Local Swimmer Selected For Rio Paralympic Games

Jonny finishes the 400 Freestyle at the Para International Meet, lowering his personal best by four seconds in the final
Jonny finishes the 400 Freestyle at the Para International Meet, lowering his personal best by four seconds in the final
Local swimmer, Jonathan Booth will take on some of the best swimmers in the world when he competes as part of Team GB in the Paralympic Games in Rio this summer.

Jonathan, who trains with Kirklees…

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Mon 30th May, 2016 | 10:00pm

Triathlon-inspired Street Art Makes A Big Splash


Leeds City Council Leader, Cllr Judith Blake, and organisers of the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds have made a 'big splash' in the city centre, unveiling a jaw-dropping piece of…

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Fri 13th May, 2016 | 10:00pm

Grassroots Football Column

16 IBER Cup Refs
16 IBER Cup Refs
May is usually cup final month across the county, where players receive pats on the back for success, however it appears our young referees are stealing the limelight at the moment.

Four young…

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Fri 6th May, 2016 | 9:18am

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