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Teenager O’Brien set for Taekwondo debut

Former karate prospect Emelye O’Brien is relishing her Taekwondo debut at this weekend’s French Open in Paris.

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Work to finally start on new stadium in York

A LANDMARK deal has been reached to bring to a close a marathon planning saga to build a community stadium for York’s professional football and rugby league clubs.

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Great Britain's Zoe Lee (left) and Laura Weightman during the homecoming event in Leeds City Centre. (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

Rio silver medallist Zoe Lee pulling towards Tokyo after post-Olympic setback

With a PhD in geography, Olympic medal-winning rower Zoe Lee has long had to mix arduous training schedules with intellectual aims.

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Rowing Olympian gold medallist Katherine Grainger acknowledges the crowd during the official victory parade for Scotland's Olympic and Paralympic teams in Glasgow  in 2012. (Picture: PA)

Weekend Interview: Dame Katherine Grainger champions for equality in sport

Dame Katherine Grainger has witnessed first hand the changing culture of British sport over the last two decades.

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Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee leads from brother Jonny during the running section of the Men's Triathlon at Fort Copacabana on the thirteenth day of the Rio Olympic Games, Brazil.

Man behind the Brownlees: How Malcolm Brown’s instincts created a triathlon dynasty in Leeds

Having overseen the fledgling careers of Yorkshire’s greatest Olympic family, Malcolm Brown has every reason to look back on his 40 years of coaching with great fondness.

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How a Yorkhire river has been 're-wilded' to replenish its fish stocks

How a Yorkhire river has been 're-wilded' to replenish its fish stocks

t once looked like they had gone for good but, a decade on from a controversial move to rewild the River Ribble, Tony Greenbank looks back on one of nature’s success stories. Pictures by Tony Johnson.
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Talks halted over Wakefield Trinity’s latest stadium plan

Talks halted over Wakefield Trinity’s latest stadium plan

A plan to redevelop Wakefield Trinity’s Belle Vue ground has collapsed after the latest stadium talks between the club and Wakefield Council broke down.

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The Yorkshire Post Says: The unsung hero - a coach who made the Brownlees

The Yorkshire Post Says: The unsung hero - a coach who made the Brownlees

Alistair and Jonny Brownlee need no introduction.

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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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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. 
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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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Which are Yorkshire's happiest towns? These pictures should give you a clue.

Revealed: Yorkshire's five happiest towns and cities... and the unhappiest

Property website Rightmove has revealed Yorkshire's most contented towns as part of its annual Happy at Home Index.
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Leeds gymnast Nile Wilson excels in World Championship final

Nile Wilson completed his remarkable recovery from a career-threatening ankle injury by finishing sixth in the men’s all-around final at the World Gymnastics Championships in Montreal.

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Great Britain's Nile Wilson won a bronze medal in the men's horizontal bar at the Rio Olympics in 2016 (Picture: PA)

World Championships: Favourite’s absence opens door for Nile Wilson in Canada

Ten months after snapping his ankle ligaments in a freak training accident, Nile Wilson is in contention to fill the vacancy at the top of his sport at the World Gymnastics Championships in Montreal.

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Olympic gymnast Nile Wilson at the Leeds Gymnastic Club. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Perspective gives Wilson optimism in Montreal

Leeds’s Olympic bronze medallist Nile Wilson produced a series of strong performances to effectively ensure qualification for the all-around final at the World Championships in Montreal.

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Setting the tone: Nile Wilson at Leeds Gymastics Club where he trains, ahead of the world championships in Montreal which start next week. (Picture: James Hardisty)

World Championships: Balanced Nile Wilson hoping to meet all-around ambition

One year on from the highs of winning an Olympic medal, Nile Wilson heads to Montreal this weekend seeking a performance that will underline his place among the world’s elite.

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Campaign to remember first black professional footballer

Campaign to remember first black professional footballer

A campaign has been launched to honour the world’s first black professional footballer with a plaque at his former home in Moorthorpe.

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Twelve people were left injured, three seriously, from the serious crashes at Oliver's Mount.

Biker 'traumatised' by serious crash at Oliver's Mount

A superbike rider has been left “traumatised” after his bike crashed into a crowd of spectators in Scarborough leaving several hospitalised.

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Great Britain's Nile Wilson celebrates winning a bronze medal in the men's horizontal bar at the Rio Olympics Games (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

Olympic heroes Whitlock and Wilson spearhead GB worlds challenge

Double Olympic champion Max Whitlock will lead a 10-strong Great Britain team to the World Gymnastics Championships in Montreal next month.

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Jonathan Brownlee

World Triathlon: Jonny Brownlee ends tough year in sixth place

Spain’s Mario Mola won a second straight World Triathlon Series title as Yorkshire’s Jonny Brownlee failed to break into the podium places.

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Why Yorkshire has become a paragliding hotspot

Why Yorkshire has become a paragliding hotspot

While some still choose to fly off abroad, Tony Greenbank discovers how Yorkshire is fast becoming a hub for paragliding.

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