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Golden Ticket: Bags are packed and ready for an indulgent final tour of duty

If you had a golden ticket to one sporting event per month across the globe, where would you go? Nick Westby takes us on a journey.

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Josh Warrington.

Leeds fighter Warrington targeting world-title shot in 2017

AFTER MARRYING his long-term girlfriend turned fiancée Natasha in August, Leeds boxer Josh Warrington has already fulfilled one dream in 2016.

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Nicola Adams.

Boxing champion Nicola Adams on the fight for equality in sport

Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams has claimed she hopes her success and popularity has helped to advance equality for women in the sport.

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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.

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WHO WILL PREVAIL?

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.

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Josh Warrington, right, has signed up with Frank Warren's promotion company

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington joins Frank Warren after split with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing

LEEDS boxing champion Josh Warrington has signed a long-term promotional deal with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren - just two weeks after parting ways with Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Boxing.
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Will Kell Brook get his fight with Amir Khan?

Brook v Khan - Hearn tempers expectation as boxers express desire to meet

Eddie Hearn admits that an agreement regarding a potential fight between Amir Khan and Sheffield’s Kell Brook has a “long way to go”.

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Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating Eric Molina (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire).

Anthony Joshua sets up a Wembley date with Wladimir Klitschko

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OLYMPIC DREAM: Conor Loftus, above, is a Burmantofts ABC star with high hopes of competing in the Olympics in Tokyo in 2020.

Boxing clever: Sam Loftus’ road to Olympic Games is well-worn path

MEANWOoD puncher Conor Loftus has set his sights on becoming the latest Burmantofts ABC star to appear at an Olympic Games.

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Retired boxing referee Mickey Vann.

Gloves off as Mickey Vann lifts lid on a special ring craft

WHEN you are 5ft 8ins and two 17-stone men are having a punch-up, it takes courage – and perhaps a bit of madness – to step between them.

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Anthony Joshua and Eric Molina during the weigh in.

Joshua not surprised at Chisora’s outburst

Anthony Joshua has backed the British Boxing Board of Control’s decision to allow Dereck Chisora’s heavyweight bout against Dillian Whyte to go ahead in Manchester tonight.

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Dalton Smith getting ready to fight.

Steel City teen Dalton Smith claims British title

Sheffield teenager Dalton Smith is ready to launch himself towards the Tokyo Olympics after claiming his first GB title with a unanimous victory over Martin McDonagh in his home city.

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Connor Loftus is in action in the GB amateur boxing championships tomorrow

Yorkshire’s amateur boxing duo fighting to strengthen bid for a place on Great Britain ‘Podium’ team

conor loftus, Dalton Smith and Cory O’Regan represent Yorkshire in tonight’s GB Championships at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield (6.30pm).

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YP Advent Calendar: Which Yorkshire sport star is behind the door on December 5?

The Yorkshire Post is profiling the stars that made 2016 another magical year for the White Rose with an Advent Calendar feature.

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Josh Warrington (right) and Patrick Hyland during the WBC International Featherweight Championship bout at the First Direct Arena in Leeds this year. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington splits from Matchroom Boxing

MULTIPLE Leeds boxing champion Josh Warrington has parted company with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing stable as the two parties “did not share the same plans.”

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Nicola Adams, who this summer won her second Olympic gold medal.

Leeds boxing star Nicola Adams tells all on Desert Island Discs

Leeds’s Double Olympic winning boxer Nicola Adams has revealed the price of fame during a radio appearance in which she opened up about how her life has changed since winning Gold at London 2012.

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Nicola Adams: Decision on turning professional believed to be imminent.

Olympic champion Nicola Adams could join professional boxing ranks by Christmas

YORKSHIRE boxing champion Nicola Adams is set to turn professional before Christmas after being left out of the Great Britain squad for the European Championships in Bulgaria later this month.

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Luke Campbell celebrates his victory over Derry Mathews (Picture: Peter Byrne/PA)

Luke Campbell boxing clever again after overcoming setbacks

After a rocky 2015, Hull’s golden boy Luke Campbell bounced back in style in 2016. Now he is targetting world glory in 2017. Daniel Gregory reports.

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Luke Campbell celebrates victory over Derry Mathews to retain his WBC Silver Lightweight Championship at the Echo Arena, in Liverpool. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA.

Ruthless Luke Campbell passes biggest test in style

HULL’S Olympic golden boy Luke Campbell made a huge statement in stopping a durable and experienced Derry Mathews in ruthless fashion on Saturday.

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