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Double-top miss is costly error for Cullen

YORKSHIREMAN Joe Cullen suffered an agonising first-round defeat at the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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England's Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed during day four of the Ashes Test match at the WACA Ground, Perth.

Chris Waters – The Ashes: Can Alastair Cook deliver to retain his place at top table?

FOR YEARS the talk has been about trying to find someone to partner Alastair Cook.

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On the oche: Joe Cullen will be hoping to go deep into the World Championship draw over the next few weeks (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire)

World Championship: Joe Cullen has his sights trained on darts royalty at the ‘Ally Pally’

YORKSHIRE marksman Joe Cullen is aiming to make a point on the biggest stage in world darts.

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Records top of the agenda for Adam Peaty at European meeting

After his trailblazing Olympic exploits in 2016, it is quite something to hear Adam Peaty say 2017 was more successful as he aims to get even better.

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World Junior Powerlifting Champion Steve Forrest, with his dad Steven.

Power lifting: Champion Steve Forrest aims to keep success in the family

Most people know the well-known phrase ‘like father, like son’, which crops up often in the world of sport. However powerlifter Steve Forrest’s recent exploits in the sport have seen the phrase very much turned on its head.

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Rebecca Gallantree.

The future of diving in Leeds is in safe hands, insists Rebecca Gallantree

Triple Olympian Rebecca Gallantree says the future of diving in Leeds remains as strong as ever as the city’s club enters its second decade at the John Charles Centre for Sport.

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The stadium's new capacity would be around 38,000 (Sheffield United/Whittam Cox Architects)

Sheffield United unveils proposals for major new stand at historic sporting stadium

IT has a sporting history dating back to 1855 and is said to be the oldest major stadium in the world still hosting professional football.

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University of Sheffield academics have looked into sporting participation

Our sport clubs get less support than in Europe, say Yorkshire academics

Levels of government support for sports clubs in England are lower than in other European countries, according to academics from a Yorkshire university.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Leeds swimming star Layla Black, who won European Junior Championship gold this year.
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Globetrotter Layla Black books her place on elite campus in Florida

CITY OF Leeds Swimming Club swimming starlet Layla Black cannot imagine life without the John Charles Centre for Sport where she trains.

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Alistair Brownlee at Team Englands triathlon squad announcement for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, at the Brownlee Triathlon Centre in Leeds. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Weekend Interview: Alistair Brownlee - still hungry after all these years

It is on these bitingly cold winter mornings, when the threat of an icy rain hovers overhead, that us mere mortals are set apart from the elite sports people among us.

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DOUBLE ACT: Chris Mears and Jack Laugher. PIC: Tony Johnson

Big interview: Divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

Divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears are putting in the hours in Leeds in a bid to bring more gold medals home.

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England's Jonny Bairstow during a nets session at the Adelaide Oval, Adelaide. (Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA Wire)

The Ashes: Gale warns Aussies not to make a pantomime villain of Bairstow

ANDREW GALE is backing Jonny Bairstow to recover from “headbutt-gate” and believes Australia have “picked on the wrong guy”.

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A fitness brand is recruiting a professional protein shake tester

A fitness brand is recruiting a professional protein shake tester

Fancy earning £20,000 a year just for downing protein supplements?
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Team Englands triathlon squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Back row from left: Jess Learmonth, Alistair Brownlee, Tom Bishop. Front: Lizzie Tench.

Alistair Brownlee to defend Commonwealth Games title on Gold Coast

Alistair Brownlee has confirmed he will put his Ironman dreams on hold to target another Commonwealth Games triathlon title on the Gold Coast early next year.

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Two time Super Bowl champion Osi Umenyiora at NFL UKs flag football programme launch event at the John Charles Sport Centre, Leeds. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Weekend Interview: Osi Umenyiora flying the flag for NFL growth in the UK

In a country where football rules, where an Ashes series 10,000 miles away dominates the agenda, and in which two different codes of rugby compete for their slice of the attention, it becomes apparent just how daunting a marketplace that is to break into.

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Dancing on IceLive UK Tour is back withJayne Torvill and Christopher Dean

VIDEO: Dancing On Ice Live Tour 2018 skates back to Yorkshire at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Dancing on Ice returns to our TV screens next year and today fans got the news they have been waiting for - the live tour is also back with Yorkshire dates at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena.
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Great Britain's Katie Summerhayes during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

Practice makes perfect in Katie Summerhayes’ Olympic bid

She may only be 22, but freestyle skier Katie Summerhayes is hoping experience will count for everything during her second adventure at a Winter Olympics later this winter.

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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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York City chairman Jason McGill

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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