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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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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.

Kevin Sinfield  at Headingley Carnegie Stadium.

Kevin Sinfield tackles marathon

Former Leeds Rhinos skipper Kevin Sinfield is to take part in this year’s Yorkshire Marathon.

Granger: Everyone knows that physical activity gets those happy endorphins flowing and that helps keep you mentally healthy as well as physically healthy"

Swimming ‘best for heart health’, says report

New study reveals that taking a dip could do wonders for your overall health and a Sheffield Aqua-Park owner is backing youngsters getting involved from as young as eight.

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Harrogate Town AFC fans could see some big changes at the CNG stadium.

Major plans revealed for Harrogate Town AFC's Wetherby Road stadium

Ambitious plans to improve the facilities at Harrogate Town AFC's CNG Stadium have been hailed as 'absolutely key' to the club's future success.

Football man: John Motson is hanging up the microphone at the end of this season. (PA).

The commentators who gave voice to sporting history

With Henry Blofeld and now John Motson calling time on their BBC careers, Chris Bond looks at the art of sports commentary and how it helps shapes our sporting memories.

Former Olympic Diver Jane Cooke pictured at Ponds Forge Swimming Pool, Sheffield.
Picture by Simon Hulme

Medal winning diver’s return to the pool was inspired by daughters

SHE competed at two Olympic Games, has a pair of Commonwealth medals and even beat television’s Gladiators, but after retiring from sport 12 years ago, Jane Cooke believed her competing days were over.


In pictures: Harrogate Hockey Club hosts 7s tournament

Harrogate Hockey Club hosted its first ever 7s festival over the Bank Holiday weekend.

England's Chris and Gabby Adcock in the mixed doubles of the 2017 BWF World Championships. PIC: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Badminton: Bronze medal winners’ hearts set on gold medals

A BRONZE medal in the TOTAL BWF World Championships is never something to be snubbed, but now Gabby and Chris Adcock are desperate to channel their semi-final hurt into future glory.

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Jonny Brownlee. PIC: Tony Johnson

Triathlon: Joy for Jonny after securing his first ITU success of the season

Jonny Brownlee claimed his first victory of the season in the ITU World Triathlon Stockholm on Saturday.

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England's Chris and Gabby Adcock celebrate winning their mixed doubles quarter final match during day five of the 2017 BWF World Championships at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. (Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire)

Joy for Gabby as Adcocks move closer 
to world gold

A BRONZE medal may already be in the bag but an ecstatic Gabby and Chris Adcock aren’t prepared to stop there as they continue on the path to TOTAL BWF World Championship glory, WRITES KATIE FALKINGHAM.

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Inclement weather sees Whitby Regatta races cancelled

Inclement weather sees Whitby Regatta races cancelled

High winds and choppy seas have forced the cancellation of the rowing races at today's Whitby Regatta.

Wild swimmers invited to take a dip in Roundhay Park's lake

Wild swimmers invited to take a dip in Roundhay Park's lake

Fancy swimming in the inviting waters of Waterloo Lake?

England's Lucy Bronze (left) and Netherland's Danielle van de Donk (right) battle for the ball during the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 match at the De Grolsch Veste, Enschede. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday August 3, 2017. See PA story SOCCER England Women. Photo credit should read: Mike Egerton/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to FA restrictions. Editorial use only. Commercial use only with prior written consent of the FA. No editing except cropping.

Women’s football heading for game-changing moment

From the fitness benefits to fighting perceptions that it’s a ‘man’s game’, Lauren Taylor looks into why more women should be on the pitch as the sport’s popularity grows.

Britain's Got Talent star Kyle Tomlinson helped athletes launch the Special Olympics event at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, in July. PIcture: Glenn Ashley.

‘An experience to remember’ as Games begin

AS the World Athletics Championships continues apace in London, Yorkshire will begin its own celebration of sport with a star-studded opening ceremony tonight.

Sheffields Max Litchfield looks at the scoreboard, which confirmed he had placed just outside the medals in the mens 400m individual medley at the World Championships in Budapest (Picture: Rogan Thomson/

Sheffield’s Max Litchfield gives his all but is edged out yet again in Budapest

MAX LITCHFIELD left nothing in the tank in the 400m individual medley on the final night of the World Championships, but there was a familiar feeling for the Sheffield swimmer after another fourth-place finish.

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Olympic Diving Gold Medalist Chris Mears is pictured on the 10 metre board at the John Charles Centre, Leeds. as part of the Chase Your Dream..29th July 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds diving champion helps others face their fears

Olympic gold medallist Chris Mears has hosted a challenge event in Leeds to encourage people to face their fears - and a 10m high diving board.

Great Britains victorious mens 4x200m freestyle relay team, l-r, Stephen Milne, Nicholas Grainger, Duncan Scott and James Guy, at the World Swimming Championships in Budapest (Picture: Rogan Thomson/

Grainger able to savour gold to the full the second time around

SHEFFIELD’S Nicholas Grainger arrived in Budapest as a defending world champion and yet there was a nagging feeling that something was missing.

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