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10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

Dame Tessa Jowell.

The Yorkshire Post says: Dame Tessa’s proud legacy. Inspirational record of service

THE warmth of the tributes to the late Dame Tessa Jowell from across the political spectrum are testament to the regard in which this extraordinary and inspirational woman was held.

Yorkshire has a wide array of centres, natural coastlines and scenic terrain where you can embrace your inner adrenaline junkie and try something new

From kitesurfing to bungee jumping: 9 extreme activities you can do in Yorkshire

Extreme activities can range from canyoning to slacklining to zip-wiring and the UK's varying geographical locations allow for a multitude of adrenaline-fuelled sports to be embraced.

Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.

Leeds local set to abseil down city centre building for charity this month

Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.
Featherstone Rovers coach John Duffy

Featherstone Rovers get TV shot against Challenge Cup holders Hull FC

FEATHERSTONE Rovers’ eagerly-anticipated Ladbrokes Challenge Cup sixth round tie against holders Hull FC has been selected for live broadcast by Sky Sports on Thursday May 10 (7.35pm).

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge (centre) poses with the trophy after winning the Men's London Marathon alongside second placed Ethopia's Tola Shura Kitata (left) and third placed Great Britain's Sir Mo Farah.

Farah breaks Jones’s 33-year-old record in London Marathon

Sir Mo Farah had to keep his cool and his bottle as he broke the British record by finishing third in a gruelling Virgin Money London Marathon.

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Helen Housby and Natalie Haythornthwaite, right, celebrate with their gold medals after winning the Women's Netball final against Australia, (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Weekend Interview: Natalie Haythornthwaite hoping to turn Commonwealth gold into a financial future for netball

LIFE is pretty sweet for Steeton-born netballer Natalie Haythornthwaite, who is naturally cock-a-hoop at present.

Runners make their way across Tower Bridge during last year's London Marathon.

The Yorkshire Post says: A marathon effort. The runners going the extra mile

IT is the individual stories of heroism and humanity that make the London Marathon the most heartwarming and humbling sporting event in the world – and this weekend’s race will be no different when tens of thousands of fun runners, including many hundreds from Yorkshire, battle extreme heat on the ultimate 26-mile route.

England's Helen Housby battles for the ball with Australia's April Brandley in the Women's Netball gold medal match (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Commonwealth Games: Netball’s bid to use its golden moment as a platform

Leeds Rhinos netball chief Anna Carter believes England’s momentous Commonwealth Games gold medal can have a huge impact on the sport in this country.


Video: Ripon throws surprise party for parents of Jack Laugher after triple gold win

The parents of the Commonwealth Games triple gold medalist diver, Jack Laugher, were treated to a surprise celebration in his hometown of Ripon.
England's Nile Wilson (gold) celebrates following his routine on the Men's Horizontal Bar

Commonwealth Games: Yorkshire win more golds than Canada and New Zealand

Yorkshire athletes won 18 gold medals as part of Team England’s hugely successful Commonwealth Games campaign on the Gold Coast.

Jon Rahm

Rahm wins to satisfy expectant home fans

Jon Rahm spoke of his “hardest Sunday” after firing a closing five-under-par 67 to win the Open de Espana in Madrid.

Paul Drinkhall.

Drinkhall taking consolation from doubles gold, after early singles exit

PAUL Drinkhall has found it hard to get over the disappointment of missing out on a singles medal at the Commonwealth Games – gold in the men’s doubles should ease the pain.

England's Chris Adcock and Gabriell Adcock celebrate victory.

Injury-hit Adcock praised after defending doubles title

Chris Adcock paid tribute to wife Gabby as she battled through the pain to defend their Commonwealth Games badminton mixed doubles title.

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Helen Housby and Natalie Haythornthwaite celebrate with their gold medals.

Haythornthwaite is eager to build on Games success

Natalie Haythornthwaite watched her beloved Roses finally bloom and now wants world success to match Commonwealth Games gold.

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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win Commonwealth gold in the diving.

The Yorkshire Post says: Golden generation. Divers Laugher and Mears on top Down Under

THOUGH they are the reigning Olympic champions, the true meaning of the Commonwealth Games gold medal won Down Under by Jack Laugher and Chris Mears was epitomised by the emotional embrace between the Leeds-based divers after their synchronised springboard triumph was confirmed.

England's Jack Laugher with his gold medal following the Men's 3m Springboard at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Jack Laugher wins 3m springboard gold

A scorching performance saw Leeds diver Jack Laugher claim his second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to set up a Gold Coast hat-trick bid tomorrow.

GOLING FOR GOLD: City of Leeds diver Jack Laugher competes on his way to the gold medal in the Men's 1m Springboard Final at the Optus Aquatic Centre during day seven of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia's Gold Coast. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

Commonwealth Games: Self-belief pays off for ‘proud’ Laugher on Gold Coast

leeds diving star Jack Laugher hailed a happy conclusion following a “terrible time” after succeeding where Alistair Brownlee, Adam Peaty and Max Whitlock had failed at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Commonwealth gold medallist, James Willstrop.'Credit: Toni Van der Kreek

Commonwealth gold winner, James Willstrop, has double life acting in Harrogate!

Harrogate’s Commonwealth Games gold medalist, James Willstrop, has said he is looking forward to returning to the town after his incredible win in the Gold Coast this week.
Jack Laugher receives his gold medal after the Men's 1m Springboard Final.

Commonwealth Games: Leeds diver Laugher strikes gold to keep title hat-trick hopes on course

Leeds diver Jack Laugher completed the first part of a possible hat-trick with men’s one-metre springboard gold on day one of the Commonwealth Games diving programme.

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