Kilty gets the chance to defend his Euro indoor title

Former world champion Richard Kilty has been given the opportunity to defend his European indoor sprint title in Belgrade next month.

Toni Minichiello, left, with Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Written warning for Jessica Ennis-Hill’s former coach, Toni Minichiello

TONI MINICHIELLO, the former coach of Sheffield heptathlon superstar Jessica Ennis-Hill, has been given a written warning by British Athletics.

Middlesbrough's Richard Kilty. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA

Sabotage: Richard Kilty fears indoor title defence was spiked in Sheffield

SPRINTER Richard Kilty has questioned whether his attempt to defend his European Indoor Championships title was sabotaged.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson in action in the women's long jump at Sheffield.

Olympic star says she is back on track at last

Katarina Johnson-Thompson insists she is back on track after her coaching switch.

Richard Kilty has won world and European 60m titles indoors

British Indoor Championships: Richard Kilty disqualified in Sheffield as Andrew Robertson, Andrew Pozzi and Asha Philip sprint to titles

Former world and European champion Richard Kilty cursed deja vu after he was disqualified from the 60m final at the British Indoor Championships in Sheffield.

Tom Bosworth.

British Indoor Championships: Tom Bosworth looking for home support in medals pursuit

Tom Bosworth believes the British public will play an integral part in his pursuit of adding medals to his record-breaking performances.

Pole vaulter Adam Hague.

Yorkshire athletes to take part in first Nitro event

Usain Bolt is at the heart of a radical concept to revolutionise athletics as the first Nitro event takes place in Melbourne this weekend.


Cross County champion: Rookie Emile Cairess cruises to victory at Lightwater Valley

Emile Cairess (Leeds City), the youngest runner in the field, scored a runaway win in the Yorkshire Cross Country Championship at Lightwater Valley, near Ripon, on Saturday.

Kadeena Cox, who is taking part in The Jump

Leeds Paralympic champion loses sports funding during stint on reality show

Leeds’s Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox has had her elite UK Sports funding suspended while she takes part in a reality TV show.

Jessica Ennis-Hill 'truly honoured' to receive damehood in New Year honours

Jessica Ennis-Hill 'truly honoured' to receive damehood in New Year honours

Jessica Ennis-Hill said she was "truly, truly honoured" after being awarded a damehood in the New Year Honours.
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Josh Warrington

White Rose will continue to be in full bloom in the year ahead

THE year 2016 was another memorable one for Yorkshire.

Great Britain's Hannah Cockroft celebrates winning gold in the Women's 100m T34 Final at the Olympic Stadium, London in 2012 (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire).

Hannah Cockroft’s medal sights are on Tokyo and no further

AT just 24 years old, Halifax wheelchair racer Hannah Cockroft already has five Paralympic golds.


SPOTY 2016: How will Yorkshire's five contenders fare?

The annual debate over which sporting personality has the greatest achievement over the last 12 months is upon us and the winner of the BBC vote will be announced on Sunday evening.

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GREAT YEAR: Kadeena Cox celebrates winning the women's C4/C5 500 metres time-trial at the Rio Paralympics. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA.

SPOTY 2016: Yorkshire trio seeking perfect end to year

Receiving the public backing in Sunday night’s BBC vote would bring a perfect ending to a dream year for Yorkshire’s three remaining SPOTY contenders.

WINNER: Alistair Brownlee wins  the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds  in Millenium Square.  Picture Tony Johnson

Shifting focus: Ironman challenge next on agenda for Leeds’ Alistair Brownlee

ALISTAIR BROWNLEE will put plans for a third Olympic triathlon gold medal on hold in order to pursue his lifelong dream of competing in the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii.

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YP Advent Calendar - Day Three

YP Advent Calendar: Which Yorkshire sports star is behind the door on December 3?

It has been a another magical year for Yorkshire sport and we are toasting the year's fine achievements with festive feature on the run-up to Christmas.

AIMING HIGH: Alexandra Bell, 800m & XC Athlete, from Leed. Picture: James Hardisty.

Weekend Interview: Time for Leeds’s Alex Bell to step up the pace

Shop worker by day, policewoman at night, Alexandra Bell is making an unusual circuit in her bid to light up the world of athletics.

STROLL ON: Callum Wilkinson. Picture courtesy of British Athletics.

Ambitious Callum Wilkinson keen to take several steps forward at a time

In a short space of time Callum Wilkinson has turned what seems like “a funny walk” into his gateway to conquering the world.

Bryony Page with her Olympic silver medal

My fears are over, says Sheffield’s Olympic star Bryony Page

Britain’s first trampoline Olympic medallist Bryony Page insists her silver at the Rio Games has banished forever the fear of performing to her potential.

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Laura Weightman competing in the Women's 1500m Final at the Olympic Stadium (Photo: PA)

‘I am shocked, frustrated and a little bit annoyed’ - Laura Weightman determined to prove British Athletics wrong for funding cut

Olympic finalist Laura Weightman has revealed her shock at losing National Lottery funding ahead of the 2017 World Championships in London.

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