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Table tennis: Paul Drinkhall bows out of Indian Open in seven-game thriller

Yorkshire table tennis player Paul Drinkhall narrowly missed out on a semi-final place at the India Open after an agonising defeat against home hero Sharath Kamal Achanta.

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The Browlee brothers Jonathan (left) and Alistair at the start of the work  on a �5m University of Leeds sports development that will enhance facilities for cycling and triathlon in the region.

State-of-the-art Leeds triathlon base named after Brownlee brothers

A new £5m triathlon training base in Leeds opening this year is to be named after the city’s all-conquering Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee.

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World Series Leeds triathlon announces 'People's Saturday' of events for all

World Series Leeds triathlon announces 'People's Saturday' of events for all

Races for juniors, beginners and para-athletes will all be part of a 'festival of triathlon' at June's World Series event in Leeds.

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Arenacross UK 2017 Tour Sheffield Arena Pro winner Cedric Soubeyras, centre, celebrates with with second placed Angelo Pellegrini and third Thomas Ramette.

RESULTS & REPORT: Arenacross UK Tour 2017 roars into Sheffield Arena

Motorbike superstar Cedric Soubeyras thrilled a packed Sheffield Arena as he rode a near perfect main event to slightly stretch his Pro championship lead in the Arenacross UK 2017 championship.

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Stewart Calligan, sporting different headgear, cleans his boat in readiness for an Easter launching.

Sea fishing: Cultural nod to the city’s fishermen

the unfolding City of Culture year in Hull has seen, among other things, a huge wind turbine blade erected in the city centre, the opening of art galleries, a unique Speaker’s Corner where your words appear in large letters on Hull’s flood barrier and the saving of ‘Dead Bod’ graffiti from the side of an old corrugated steel warehouse facing the River Humber.

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PREVIEW: Daredevil bikers jump to it for Arenacross UK 2017 Tour at Sheffield Arena

Motorbike fans are getting all revved up for three hours of fast and furious racing with some of the world's top riders in action this weekend when Arenacross UK returns to Sheffield Arena.
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Yorkshire's Jack Laugher.

Diving straight in: Yorkshire’s Jack Laugher leads British National Cup success

JACK Laugher believes there are promising signs for the season ahead as he and fellow Olympic champion Chris Mears marked their first appearance since Rio 2016 with victory at the British National Cup in Plymouth.

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New England Patriots' Tom Brady will bid to win a fifth SuperBowl ring when his team face the Atlanta Falcons in SuperBowl LI in Houston on Sunday.

SuperBowl LI: Hand of immortality beckons the ageless Tom Brady

After Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal struck a blow for the golden oldies at the Australian Open last week, an athlete even longer in the tooth will attempt to etch his name even further into sporting immortality on Sunday.

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Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee leads from brother Jonny at the Rio Olympics.

Brownlee going solo to reach Tokyo gold

Jonny Brownlee is convinced it is time to step out of his older brother’s shadow and complete some of the “unfinished business” that has so far been denied by his all-conquering sibling.

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Alistair and Jonny Brownlee board a bus from Roundhay Park to reveal the new ITU Leeds triathlon route

Leeds triathlon could 'become city's London Marathon'

The CEO of British Triathlon believes the World Series race in Leeds could become one of the country's major sporting events.
New and improved route revealed for Leeds triathlon

New and improved route revealed for Leeds triathlon

Amateur triathletes will tackle a new course when they take part in this year's ITU World Series age-group races in Leeds.

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Great Britain's Rebecca Gallantree during the Women's 3m Springboard Semi-Final Round at the Aquatic Centre, on the eighth day of the London 2012 Olympics.

Three-time Olympian Gallantree has no regrets after retiring from diving

A THREE-time Olympian, world champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Leeds diver Becky Gallantree has every right to be proud of her achievements as the 32-year-old basks in retirement.

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A packed crowd lighting up Sheffield Arena with their mobiles

WIN: Arenacross VIP night out at Sheffield Arena

Jump to it and you could win a luxury VIP night out for two to see daredevil motorbike riders in Arenacross action.

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Eight-year-old completes senior triathlon for sick grandparents

Eight-year-old completes senior triathlon for sick grandparents

Completing a triathlon would be a big ask of any athlete - and a huge challenge if you're only eight years old.

Fighting fit: Ian Hutchinson ahead of last years Isle of Man TT races, in which he won three times. (Picture: Mike Wade)

How ‘miracle man’ Hutchinson survived crash to tell the tale

Ian Hutchinson smashed records for the most wins at a single Isle of Man TT in 2010. Just months later he smashed his leg. Emma Spencer reports.

Yona Knight-Wisdom dived for Jamaica at the 2016 Olympic Games

WATCH: Epic fails and agonising splashes as Leeds divers attempt "hardest" dive in training

We've seen Omit Djalili do it on ITV primetime show Splash and Bobby Davro in front of the nation on Channel 4 show The Games back in 2003.
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Win the chance to tour new Leeds triathlon route with the Brownlees

Win the chance to tour new Leeds triathlon route with the Brownlees

Got a burning question you want to ask the Brownlee brothers?

Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Amateur entrants who plan to race this summer's ITU World Series triathlon course in Leeds are being given a sneak preview of the new route.
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Exposure: North Yorkshires Paul Drinkhall hopes his latest venture can help grow the sport of table tennis. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Paul Drinkhall lands spot in showpiece table tennis league

Olympian Paul Drinkhall believes his participation in a new million pound venture can transform table-tennis into a mega-sport around the world.

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The Brownlee brothers were notable omissions from the new year honours list dominated by Olympic and Paralympic champions.

YP Letters: Brownlees overlooked for sporting honours

From: Shaun Kavangh, Morley.

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