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PICTURES: Club records fall to Wakefield Harriers in superb home meet

Young Athletes from hosts Wakefield Harriers registered two club records at the John Newsome Memorial Open Meeting at Thornes Park, last Sunday.

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Alicia Blagg

Wakefield diver Blagg wins silver for England at Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Wakefield diver Alicia Blagg has added to England’s medal tally at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with silver in the women’s synchronised 3m springboard.

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Priced at 2.99, the programme is on sale from shops along the route, and can also be ordered NOWfor just 4.50,including postage and packing.

Tour de Yorkshire 2018: How to get the official programme posted straight to your door

The Yorkshire Post has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire to produce the official 2018 Tour de Yorkshire race programme.
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Pontefract Squash Club’s Willstrop wins Commonwealth Games gold

Pontefract Squash Club’s James Willstrop is the new Commonwealth Games men’s singles champion following a brilliant performance in the final this morning against New Zealand’s Paul Coll.

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The Tour de Yorkshire will return to the white rose county this May

Tour de Yorkshire: Changes made to the race as the four week countdown begins

With just under four weeks to go until this popular cycling race returns to the white rose county, excitement is beginning to build and preparations are busily underway.

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Yorkshire has great representation among the England's Commonwealth team

Ones to watch: all of the Yorkshire athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games

With the Commonwealth Games due to kick off on Australia's Gold Coast in just two day's time and more than 6,600 athletes geared up to battle it out, it looks set to be 11 days of exciting sporting action.
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Yorkshire has great representation among the England's Commonwealth team

Ones to watch: all of the Yorkshire athletes competing in the Commonwealth Games

With the Commonwealth Games due to kick off on Australia's Gold Coast in just over a week's time and more than 6,600 athletes geared up to battle it out, it looks set to be 11 days of exciting sporting action.
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Team Dimension Data rider Mark Cavendish is heading to the region for the Tour de Yorkshire. (Picture: Chris Etchells)

Cavendish and Team Sky headline Tour de Yorkshire

Mark Cavendish’s Team Dimension Data and Team Sky headline the list of 20 teams selected to race in this year’s Tour de Yorkshire in May.

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The Marmozets have just released their second album

From actors to boxers: Talented people from Yorkshire you might not have heard about

Yorkshire has produced many talented people over the past generations, including the likes of Judi Dench, Sally Wainwright, Henry Moore and Chris Rea. Yorkshire has given the world talented actors, musicians, performers, artists and athletes, to name only a few, and continues to do so to the present day.
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Cleckheaton's tryscoring captain, Matt Piper. PIC: Scott Merrylees

Club rugby: Piper calls tune in North East One as National sides suffer setbacks

Wharfedale began strongly in their National Two North match against Tynesdale and led 14-0 thanks to a try from Robbie Davidson and a penalty try.

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England 15 Ireland 24: Red Rose wilt again as Ireland claim historic Grand Slam

SUDDENLY, St Patrick has a new rival for claiming March 17 all as his own - while Eddie Jones’ England are in all sorts of trouble.
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Rugby Union: Brave QEGS fall to Warwick in Schools Cup final at Twickenham

Rugby Union: Brave QEGS fall to Warwick in Schools Cup final at Twickenham

Defending champions Warwick School have defeated Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS) 29-7 in the U18s Schools Cup final at Twickenham.

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Yorkshire has a history of talented sporting women.

Eight Yorkshire sportswomen who set the bar high

The past few years have seen a rise in Yorkshire sporting stars, with athletes winning medals in competitions such as the Olympics, Paralympics and Commonwealth Games.
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Ollie Wood. Pic: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Wakefield cyclists to ride for England at Commonwealth Games

Wakefield stars Melissa Lowther and Ollie Wood are among the 27 Team England cyclists who will compete at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.

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Merger of two football clubs could 'transform' Wakefield district

The uniting of two clubs could bring massive economic growth and league football to the Wakefield district.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: 2018 Power Maxed Arenacross motorbike stars soaring to new heights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Arenacross daredevil motorbike superstars will soar to new heights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena this weekend.

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BREAKING VIDEO: Steelers to stay at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena in five year SIV deal to 'improve game day experience'

Sheffield Arena will remain Steelers' home for a minimum of five more years, it was announced today.

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23 Jan 2018......... Workmen carry out maintenance on the floodlights high above Wakefield Trinity's Belle Vue ground ahead of the up-coming Rugby Super League season. Picture Scott Merrylees

Wakefield prepare to ‘Rocket’ to success

Wakefield’s Belle Vue stadium has a new name for a new season.

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170118  Olympic Triathlete Lucy Hall takes on  Sophie Chapman, 10, in the triathlon challenge at Trinity Leeds on saturday .

Tri something new: Olympian Lucy Hall introduces Leeds shoppers to triathlon

With a series of major victories and an appearance at the 2012 Olympics under her belt, Lucy Hall knows what it takes to make it to the top of the triathlon world.

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