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Nile Wilson given the chance to expand on his already impressive Commonwealth Games haul

Yorkshire’s Nile Wilson has been named among the 10 artistic gymnasts to compete for England at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

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Driver Mica McNeill and Mica Moore of Britain smile after their final heat during the women's two-man bobsled final in PyeongChang. Picture: AP/Michael Sohn

Winter Olympics: McNeill determined to prove funding still worthwhile

Mica McNeill vowed to continue her record-breaking bobsleigh journey all the way to Beijing after piloting Great Britain to an eighth-place finish in the women’s competition in PyeongChang.

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Downhearted: Elise Christie prepares to leave the ice.

Winter Olympics: Yet more agony for Elise Christie

Elise Christie’s nightmare Winter Olympics run continued as the British short track speedskater suffered a distressing exit in her favoured event.

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Great Britain's skipper Eve Muirhead: Led side to victory against Switzerland.

Winter Olympics: Curlers on course and Molly Summerhayes delighted with her Games debut

Eve Muirhead kept her Olympic dream alive by grabbing another narrow victory over Switzerland at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

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Great Britain's James Woods after run 5 in the Men's Ski Slopestyle Skiing at the Pheonix Snow Park during day nine of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

Winter Olympics: ‘I’ll be skiing forever, baby’ vows Woods after final frustration

James Woods is a ‘life at 100mph’ kind of guy. When he’s not careering down a mountain, he’s searching for the perfect surf or throwing himself out of a plane.

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Sheffield's Katie Summerhayes finished seventh in the Olympic slopestyle final despite aggravating an injury (Picture: PA)

Winter Olympics: Katie Summerhayes hailed for defying injury as Izzy Atkin makes history

An equal-best Olympic result achieved practically on one leg meant Katie Summerhayes could hold her head high after her PyeongChang 2018 freestyle skiing slopestyle final – although the Sheffield native took some convincing.

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Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold celebrates winning gold in the Women's Skeleton at the Alpensia Sliding Centre during day eight of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. (Picture: David Davies/PA Wire)

Winter Olympics: Yarnold overcomes dizziness to slide into British record books

Lizzy Yarnold considered quitting before overcoming dizzy spells and illness to fulfil her dream of becoming the first Briton to defend a Winter Olympics title.

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So close: Great Britain's James Woods in action.

Winter Olympics: James Woods bloodied but unbowed as he misses out on medal

Battling “mega-whiplash” and a bloody chin from a first run wipeout, James Woods soared to within an agonising 1.4 points of securing an historic fifth Winter Olympics medal for Great Britain in Pyeongchang.

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Great Britain's Katie Summerhayes in action in the Ski Slopestyle at the Bogwang Snow Park.

Winter Olympics: Summerhayes defies injury to claim seventh spot

An equal-best Olympic result done practically on one leg, Katie Summerhayes could hold her head high after her PyeongChang 2018 freestyle skiing slopestyle final - although the Sheffield native took some convincing.

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Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold celebrates winning gold in the Women's Skeleton at the Alpensia Sliding Centre.

Winter Olympics: Golden girl Lizzy Yarnold admits she nearly quit

Lizzy Yarnold considered quitting before overcoming dizzy spells and illness to fulfil her dream of becoming the first Briton to defend a Winter Olympics title.

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Sheffield's James Woods (Picture: PA).

Winter Olympics: Right on the edge is where James Woods needs to be

Thrill-seeking poster boy James Woods knows the dangers of freestyle skiing all too well, but he is determined to put on a show at the Winter Olympics for his friends and family.

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Dom Parsons of Britain brakes after his bronze medal winning run during the men's skeleton final at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Winter Olympics: How a bit of Sheffield steel sent Dom Parsons sliding to glory

Dom Parsons soared to his unlikely Olympic bronze medal on a sled designed specifially for the PyeongChang track by his former Great Britain team-mate Kristan Bromley.

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Dom Parsons: After his bronze medal-winning run during the men's skeleton final.

Winter Olympics: Britain finally off the mark in medals hunt as Dom Parsons strikes bronze

Dom Parsons blazed to an improbable Winter Olympics bronze medal in a dramatic finish to the men’s skeleton competition in Pyeongchang.

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Gold medal hope Elise Christie crashed out of the Winter Olympics.

The Yorkshire Post says: On very thin ice. Speed skating thrills and spills

WHOSE for short track speed skating? The thrills – and, sadly, the spills – at the Winter Olympics will certainly have won over a new generation of converts.

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Aimee�Fuller, of Britain, looks at her score during the women's slopestyle final at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Winter Olympics: Christie and Hirscher go for gold as Fuller is blown off course

Elise Christie gets the chance to claim an elusive first Olympic medal when she resumes her 500m campaign on Tuesday.

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Winter Olympics 2018.

The 10 greatest shocks and surprises in the Winter Olympics

The Winter Games, for all the thrills, spills and excitement they generate, live in the shadow of their bigger, bolder, more brash summer cousin.
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Sean Olsson drives the GB 1 team through the heats at Nagano Winter Olympics in 1998, the team eventually winning a historic bronze medal. Picture: AP/David J. Phillip

Bygones: How freezing out Christmas saw GB grab historic Nagano bronze

The difference between success and failure can sometimes be measured by the finest of margins.

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Great Britain's Jamie Nicholls.

“I want to do this for Katie” - Bradford’s Jamie Nicholls suffers second Olympic blow

Bradford’s Jamie Nicholls suffered Olympic disappointment for a second time this week when he missed out on qualification for the snowboard slopestyle final at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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Dancers during the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics.

The Yorkshire Post says: Going for gold – now to the Winter Olympics

UNLIKE previous Winter Olympics when British hopes have been skating on very thin ice from day one, hopes for the Games now underway in ‎PyeongChang have never been higher in spite of Brighouse freestyle skier Katie Ormerod being ruled out because of a cruelly timed injury.

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Great Britain's flag bearer Lizzy Yarnold leads out her team during the Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Morgan is chasing medals, not injuries, in Pyeongchang

Billy Morgan admits to fear becoming a factor as he seeks to take snowboarding to new limits.

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