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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.

Aerial picture over the Kirkstall Road area of Leeds, where flooding occurred after a monumental amount of rain caused the River Aire to burst its banks in December 2015.

Row over flood risk benefits of major tree felling along the Aire

The Environment Agency has defended its decision to fell trees along 15 miles of the River Aire and has insisted it will help protect communities from flooding.

Leeds-based GB triathlete Jess Learmounth coaches Go Tri swimmers at Bramley Baths

Leeds triathlon star gives beginners her top tips

Five years ago she was travelling the world and 'hardly fit at all' - and now Leeds triathlete Jess Learmonth has Olympic ambitions.

Leeds's Alistair Brownlee.

Ironman Alistair Brownlee setting new goals with Games on back-burner

A SECOND Olympic gold, victory in the Leeds leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series and runner-up as BBC Sports Personality Of The Year.

The Greenwells Glory.  Picture: Stephen Cheetham

Fly fishing: Dedication to fishing is a hobby inherited

As our regular fly fishing correspondent Roger Beck has been smitten down by a virus that has laid him so low he cannot put pen to paper, so to speak, you will have to make do with me this month. I am sure that we all wish him a speedy recovery and trust he will soon be back to his normal self.

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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.


Freddie Woodward uses Jack Laugher as signpost to success

The deeds of Jack Laugher in winning gold and silver at the Rio Olympics have given another Yorkshire diver the perfect blueprint to follow on the road to Tokyo 2020.

Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee (left) and brother Jonny embrace after winning Gold and Silver in the Men's Triathlon at Fort Copacabana (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

SPOTY 2016: Glory in Rio and compassion in Cozumel put Alistair Brownlee in frame

LEEDS triathlete Alistair Brownlee knows the odds are stacked against him ahead of tomorrow’s BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Award.

WINNER: Alistair Brownlee wins  the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds  in Millenium Square.  Picture Tony Johnson

Shifting focus: Ironman challenge next on agenda for Leeds’ Alistair Brownlee

ALISTAIR BROWNLEE will put plans for a third Olympic triathlon gold medal on hold in order to pursue his lifelong dream of competing in the World Ironman Championships in Hawaii.

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Fishing under the supermoon, it will not be bettered until November 25, 2034.  Picture: Kamran Jebreili

Sea fishing: Moonlight trip proves an eerie experience

Darkness, coldness, wetness and brainless sums up the extreme stupidity I labelled myself with on my last night-fishing adventure.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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Max Litchfield.

Tokyo Target: 2020 Olympic gold fixed in Max Litchfield’s sights

IN an Olympic Games, fourth place is generally considered the worst place to finish.

The Copper  Jane fly, dressed by Stephen Cheetham.

Fly fishing: Grayling simply cannot resist Jane

I love shopping in Helmsley, especially when I can take a detour along the river bank on my way home. It’s especially useful to have the company of my dear wife; she enjoys opening gates.

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