GB golden girls backed to build on world indoor success at Tokyo 2020

British Athletics performance director Neil Black has backed Laura Muir to win Olympic gold.

Great Britain's Andrew Pozzi

Tokyo Olympics is Pozzi’s target after hurdling gold in Birmingham

Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi claimed a thrilling gold in the 60 metres hurdles at the World Indoor Championships and set his sights on sustained global domination.

Sir Roger Bannister broke the four minute mile.

The Yorkshire Post says: Titan of track. Sir Roger Bannister’s inspiring example

SIR Roger Bannister was a titan of British sport, and the announcement of his death yesterday will have saddened legions of fans, including those far too young to recall his shining moment.

Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson celebrates with the Union flag after winning gold in the Women's Pentathlon.

Katarina thrilled to lay claim to her first global title

Great Britain’s Katarina Johnson-Thompson claimed her first global title after winning the pentathlon at the World Indoor Championships – and targeted a golden hat-trick.

Adam Hague.

Yorkshire pole vaulter Hague fails to gain spot at World Indoor Championships

Yorkshire pole vaulter Adam Hague has missed out on a place at next month’s World Indoor Championships - despite claiming the British title at the weekend.

Adam Hague in action during the Men's Pole Vault during day two of the SPAR British Indoor Athletics Championships.

Hague and Thompson impress in British victories

City of Sheffield and Dearne athletes Lee Thompson and Adam Hague were in outstanding form at the British Indoor Championships in Birmingham over the weekend winning the 400 metres and pole vault respectively.

Tom Bosworth.

Bosworth facing title threat from Wilkinson

A period of domestic domination for some of Yorkshire’s top athletes could be under serious threat at this weekend’s British Athletics Indoor Championships, as they head to Birmingham having to fend off some all-too familiar young talent gunning for their national crowns.

One to watch: Claire Duck

Harewood House hosts Norther Cross-Country battle

For the first time in history, Harewood House will be transformed into a huge cross-country battlefield, as some of Yorkshire’s finest runners take centre stage in today’s Northern Cross Country Championships.

LOOKING FORWARD: Sheffield student Alicia Barrett enjoyed a memorable year in 2017 competing at Under-20 level.

Hurdler Alicia Barrett looking to brighter future with coach Toni Minichiello

After finishing 2016 firmly on top of the British junior rankings along with a strong performance in the World Under-20 final, 2017 saw Sheffield-based sprint hurdler Alicia Barrett with another year left to leave her final mark on the junior level.

Fresh face: Dina Asher-Smith at the Great North CityGames. (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire)

New generation of athletes faced with succeeding Bolt and Farah

Just who can compare to the incomparable?

Alexandra Bell, 800m and cross-country athlete, from Leeds

Yorkshire Championships: Duck and Bell renew rivalry as Cairess eyes double

Ripon theme park Lightwater Valley will once again open its doors up today, but this time, all who enter will experience a rollercoaster ride of a slightly different variety.

Set to shine: Leeds diver 'Lois Toulson. Picture: James Hardisty

Flying the flag for Yorkshire in 2018

THE lack of a major multi-sports extravaganza denied Yorkshire’s army of talented athletes from another impressive medal haul in the year after the Rio 2016 Olympics.

TAKE YOUR PICK (clockwise from top left): David Wagner, Hannah Cockroft, Daryl Powell, Chris Wilder, Danny McGuire and Joe Root.

Yorkshire Post Sports Hero of 2017 - Readers’ Poll

IT’s that time of year again when we ask you to put your thinking caps on, get together with your sports-mad friends and make your choice over who should be crowned Yorkshire’s Sports Hero of the Year for 2017.

Success runs in the family as another Cram goes for gold

Success runs in the family as another Cram goes for gold

It seems that Josie Cram is following in her famous dad’s footsteps as she represents team GB on the sporting stage. Catherine Scott meets her.

Claire Duck.

Athletics: Places up for grabs at European Cross Country Championships

As the European Cross Country Championships in Samorin, Slovakia loom ever-closer, the chance for athletes in Yorkshire to take on the rest of the continent lies just one race away, as this year’s European trials begin in Liverpool today.

Britain's Mick Hill throws the javelin on his way to winning the silver medal at the European Track and Field Championships in Budapest, Sunday Aug. 23, 1998. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin)

Leeds City Athletics Club: Celebrating half a century of an athletic institution

Around 160 club members gathered at the Queen’s Hotel in Leeds last night to celebrate 50 years of Leeds City Athletic Club.

Jo Pavey

Weekend Interview: All mums are amazing, insists athletics’ ‘super-mum’ Jo Pavey

FOR all top-tier athletes, there is a moment in their careers when everything fuses together perfectly, when they feel unbeatable, invincible almost, and achieve their lifetime ambition.

Claire Duck competing at the Great Edinburgh Cross-Country.

Duck out of water is now back on familiar Yorkshire terrain

From almost leaving the sport for good at one point to then captaining her country at the world championships, Leeds runner Claire Duck has faced a fairly rough course throughout her cross-country career.

Luke Cutts competing at the EIS at the 2017 British Indoor Championships

Sheffield's English Institute of Sport chopped from British Athletics schedule

British Athletics has moved top class athletics out of Sheffield for the first time since the English Institute of Sport (EIS) opened 14 years ago.

Mo Farah: Back to London.

Mo Farah returns home and leaves coach

Sir Mo Farah is leaving American coach Alberto Salazar and will be trained for his marathon career by Paula Radcliffe’s husband Gary Lough.

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