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Ed White

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James Taylor happy to take Ashes view from the boundary

When the first delivery thuds into the centre strip at the Gabba, Brisbane next month, one man more than most will have a rueful smile etched on his face.

Cricket
Well done: Rookie Lewis Hamilton congratulates Kimi Raikkonen on winning the 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix and world title. (Picture: PA)

On this day: How title loss to Raikkonen was making of greatest Briton

Lewis Hamilton could seal the 2017 Formula 1 world championship title tomorrow should the reverse fortunes of he and rival Sebastien Vettel of Ferrari have experienced over recent weeks, continue in Austin, Texas.

Motorsport
Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan allows intruding fan to take shot during win at English Open in Barnsley

Ronnie O’Sullivan navigated an intruder and John Higgins as he made the quarter-finals of the English Open in Barnsley.

Snooker 1
Max Litchfield

Sheffield's Max Litchfield heading to Denmark for Commonwealth Games build up

City of Sheffield swimmer Max Litchfield will join Olympic gold medallist Adam Peaty at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in December.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

English Open: Ronnie O'Sullivan on search for black trainers after threatening Barnsley pull out

Ronnie O'Sullivan has threatened to pull out of the English Open over a row about his shoes.

Snooker
Bury 3 Bradford CIty 1

Bury 3 Bradford City 1: No disgrace to lose to Bury, admits McCall

Bradford City's good run on the road came to a crashing halt in a 3-1 defeat at Bury.

Bradford City
Rotherham United 2 Scunthorpe United 0

Rotherham United 2 Scunthorpe 0: Warne delighted by squad effort as Vaulks wonderstrike fires Millers to fifth straight home win

Will Vaulks scored a goal of the month contender as free-scoring Rotherham United made it five straight home wins in League One with a 2-0 rout of Scunthorpe.
Rotherham United
Charlton Athletic 1 Doncaster Rovers 0

Charlton Athletic 1 Doncaster Rovers 0: Ferguson frustrated as Addicks deal blow to stubborn Rovers

Doncaster Rovers slipped to a fourth league defeat in six match after failing to convert dominance into goals at Charlton Athletic.
Doncaster Rovers 1
Launch of general entry for the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Leeds, held at Leeds Train Station, Leeds. Pictured (left tor right) Rob O'Brien, Michael Hemsworth, Rob Harbouren, Dan Blackburn, John-Paul Bednarek, (correct), Stephanie Sewley, and (centre) European champion Jess Learmonth. 
(Picture: James Hardisty)

World Triathlon: Have-a-go heroine Learmonth shows no sign of slowing down

In a sport that promotes forward momentum and endurance races in big cities across the world, triathlete Jessica Learmonth rarely gets time to stop and think.

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Fabio Rochemback in action for Middlesbrough in 2008

Ex-Middlesbrough star Fabio Rochemback arrested over 'cockfighting' raid

Former Middlebrough footballer Fabio Rochemback has been arrested after an alleged cockfighting ring was busted in south Brazil.

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Kallum Watkins and Danny McGuire close on Michael Shenton.

Grand Final as it happened: Leeds Rhinos beat Castleford Tigers at Old Trafford - plus reaction

Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos go head to head for the Super League crown this evening in the Grand Final at Old Trafford.
Sport
On target: Jenny Gunn, pictured ahead of the Kia Superleague season with Yorkshire Diamonds, was part of Englands World Cup-winning squad in the summer. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Yorkshire Diamond Jenny Gunn targeting the Ashes after England women hit top spot

The England Women’s cricket team will have felt on top of the world after winning the top prize at their home World Cup earlier this summer.

Cricket
Jason Queally celebrating winning the Olympic Gold medal in the Men's 1000m time trial at the Sydney Olympic Games.

On This Day: When Jason Queally gave Great Britain the dream start to 2000 Sydney Olympic Games

When Jason Queally pressed his bike over the finish line at Sydney’s Dunc Gray Velodrome 17 years ago, it signalled a sea change of British fortunes at the Olympic Games.

Cycling
Football Today

Football Today: Leeds United heading for Championship top spot | Traore sees red after four minutes | Updates from Tuesday evening games

Hello and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.
Football
Games target:  Jenny Duncalf  at Harrogate Squash Club.
Picture: Gary Longbottom

Big interview: Jenny Duncalf on coming out as gay squash player and frustration over Olympics snub

Jenny Duncalf has long kept her private life out of the public sphere.

Squash

Best buys: Yorkshire's top 11 signings from 2017 summer transfer window

Ed White has compiled a list of the top 11 deals in the summer transfer window by Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

Football 5
Canada's Denis Shapovalov covers his head with a towel having been disqualified after accidentally hitting a ball into the face of umpire Arnaud Gabas in his Davis Cup match with Britain's Kyle Edmund (Picture: Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP).

Confident Edmund ready for battle with Shapovalov

BEVERLEY’S Kyle Edmund will renew his emerging rivalry with Canadian Denis Shapovalov tonight as he attempts to reach the fourth round of the US Open for a second successive year.

Tennis
Clayton Donaldson in action for Birmingham City

Chris Wilder explains why Sheffield United made late move for Birmingham City striker

Sheffield United have beaten the transfer deadline to sign experienced striker Clayton Donaldson from Championship rivals Birmingham City for an undisclosed fee.
Sheffield United
David Wagner has added strength in depth for Huddersfield Town's maiden Premier League campaign

Transfer latest: Huddersfield Town bring in Swiss international full back on loan

Huddersfield Town have recruited Swiss international right back Florent Hadergjonaj on a season-long loan.
Huddersfield Town
Jay-Roy Grot represented Netherlands at the 2017 Under 19 European Championships

Leeds United complete deal for highly-rated Dutch striker

Leeds United have completed the signing of highly-rated striker Jay-Roy Grot from Dutch Jupiler League side NEC for an undisclosed fee, believed to be around £1.5million.

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