Athletics: Laura Weightman aims for London 2017 delight to repay long-term coach Steve Cram

The hunt for international honours is not a personal battle for middle distance runner Laura Weightman.

Claire Duck

Athletics: Claire Duck gets reward with British captaincy for World Cross Country Championships

Leeds City runner Claire Duck leads the British team at the World Cross Country Championships in Kampala, Uganda, tomorrow.

Dame Kelly Holmes in Harrogate to promote PruGoals.

Shining light on drug use positive for athletics ahead of London 2017, insists Dame Kelly Holmes

Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes insists the public can have faith in athletics amid the dark cloud of Russian doping hovering over the 2017 World Championships in London.


Ultramarathons: In it for the long run

Tom Hollins sounds like he’s describing the after-effects of taking mind-altering drugs when he says: “I was hallucinating, having déjà vu. It was night and it was misty so all you could see were the flagstones, and in every single flagstone I’d see a different face...”. In fact he was remembering the last section of the Spine, a non-stop 268-mile foot race along the Pennine Way held each January.

Yorkshire Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill announces second pregnancy

Yorkshire Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill announces second pregnancy

Athletics golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill is pregnant with her second child.
Final flourish: Kedeena Cox will appear in the final of Channel 4s reality sport show The Jump tomorrow night. (Picture: Steve Brown/Channel 4/PA)

Interview: Paralympian Kadeena Cox jumping at chance to be Olympic star for all seasons

LEEDS sprinting and cycling star Kadeena Cox still gets emotional when watching replays of her Rio 2016 Paralympic glories.

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Six of the best: Yorkshire's inspirational women

Leading lights: Marking International Women's Day with six of the most inspirational Yorkshire sportswomen

To mark international women's day, the Yorkshire Post has highlighted the achievements of six of the most inspirational sportswomen from the White Rose.
Britain's Laura Muir celebrates winning the women's 3,000m final during the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

European Championships: Proud Laura Muir and emotional Richard Kilty deliver Belgrade gold

Britain’s Laura Muir completed her dream double after claiming gold in the 3,000 metres at the European Indoor Championships, as Asha Philip claimed the 60m crown.

Richard Kilty powers to the line in his 60m heat

European Indoor Championships: Teesside's Richard Kilty breezes through to 60m final

Defending champion Richard Kilty breezed through to 60 metre semi-finals as Great Britain dominated the heats at the European Indoor Championships.

Britain's Andy Pozzi celebrates winning the men's 60-meter hurdles final.

Britain’s Pozzi strikes 60m gold in Belgrade

Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi claimed gold in the 60 metres hurdles at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade.

Belgrade mission: European Indoor champion Richard Kilty will defend his 60m title in Serbia this weekend. (Picture: PA)

European Championships: Richard Kilty keen to be Britain’s best in quest to prove false start was a false alarm

Middlesbrough sprinter Richard Kilty is hoping to put a stop-start season firmly behind him by repaying the faith of the British selectors at the European Indoor Championships this weekend.

Quiz of the week including questions on Leicester City, Kyle Edmund, Sutton United and Thistlecrack

Quiz of the week: Test your knowledge of sport from the past seven days

It's been another busy week of sport with Ryan Sidebottom's retirement, pie-gate during Sutton United's FA Cup clash at Arsenal and the continued rise of Huddersfield Town.

Richard Kilty

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.

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