Athletics

Athletics

Perdy pud records go; Sheffield school wins national cross country title; Chesterfield international’s Northern Indoor double

Pre-race favourites Mohammed Abu-Rezeq (Altrincham) and Eilish McColgan (Dundee) both set new course records in the Percy Pud 10K in the Loxley Valley.

Athletics
Russia's Tatyana Chernova (left) celebrates as she finishes the behind Great Britain's Jessica Ennis.

Losing to disgraced rival merely drove Jessica Ennis-Hill on to glory

Jessica Ennis-Hill has revealed the image of her finishing second to the disgraced Tatyana Chernova in the 2011 world championship drove her on to take gold in the London Olympics.

Athletics
Jess Ennis-Hill

FLASHBACK: As Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill still strikes gold after retirement, we spotlight the star athlete's career timeline

Shefield's star athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill is "so happy" she will be awarded third World Championship heptathlon gold after dope failure Tatyana Chernova was stripped of the 2011 title (revisited here).

News
Tatyana Chernova on top, five years ago

Justice for Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to be awarded her third world championship gold medal - after the woman who beat her to top spot in 2011 was stripped of her title due to a doping offence.
Athletics 2
Game Andy fails to get European spot

Game Andy fails to get European spot

Hallamshire’s Andy Heyes was the leading Yorkshire runner in the UK Cross Challenge at Liverpool, finishing 17th.

Athletics
Canadian diplomat Aaron Rosland

Canadian diplomat in city to build business ties with Sheffield again

A Canadian diplomat has visited Sheffield for the third time in a year as overseas interest in the Northern Powerhouse soars.

Business
Luke Cutts. Photo: Chris Etchells

Olympic pole vaulter Luke Cutts back in action with Sheffield victory

Luke Cutts (City of Sheffield and Dearne) had his first competition since the Rio Olympics when he turned out in the Northern Open indoor meeting at Sheffield on Saturday.

Athletics
Athletics: big indoor meeting at Sheffield EIS

Athletics: big indoor meeting at Sheffield EIS

The first of two Northern Indoor Open Meetings takes place today (10.45am) at Sheffield’s English Institute of Sport.

Athletics
Proud day for Hallamshire athletes

Proud day for Hallamshire athletes

It was a memorable day for Hallamshire runners at the National Cross Country relays Championships in Mansfield.

Athletics
Cross-country: National challenge for South Yorkshire athletes

Cross-country: National challenge for South Yorkshire athletes

South Yorkshire teams are in action at the English Cross Country Relays Championship at Berry Park, Mansfield, tomorrow.

Athletics
Jessie Vargas

Kell Brook v Manny Pacquiao - worth a few quid on PPV

It’s fair to say Kell Brook is not on Jessie Vargas’s Christmas card list.

Boxing
Carl Ryde represented England in the Toronto Waterfront Marathon.

Athletics: England debut agony for Mexborough’s Carl Ryde

One of the proudest moments of runner Carl Ryde’s life turned into the one of his most painful in Canada.

Athletics
Athletics

Thousands line up for Sheffield 10k

The “Run for all” series inspired by English athlete Jane Tomlinson, who raised £1.85 million for charity by completing a series of athletic challenges, breaks new ground tomorrow morning with the Sheffield 10k.

Athletics

Boxing: 5 reasons why Sam Sheedy can beat Tommy Langford

Trainer Glyn Rhodes is confident his fighter Sam Sheedy can become British middleweight champion on November 26.

Boxing
Sheffield Graves Park relay race success for Lincoln Wellington

Sheffield Graves Park relay race success for Lincoln Wellington

It was a double success for Lincoln Wellington AC in the Northern Cross Country Relays Championship at Graves Park, Sheffield, with both the men’s and women’s titles going their way with plenty to spare.

Athletics
Jessica Ennis, aged 14, at Don Valley Stadium

Danny Hall: Bidding a fond farewell to Jessica Ennis-Hill, who will always be our Golden Girl

Jessica Ennis-Hill brought down the curtain on a stunning career last week when she confirmed her retirement.

Athletics
Jessica Ennis-Hill with BBC presenter Mark Chapman on stage during the Olympic and Paralympic athletes celebration parade in Manchester.

No more injury fears for goodbye girl Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill will be at ease in retirement having feared injury issues could ruin her goodbye from athletics had she carried on.

Athletics
Great Britain's (left-right) Jessica Ennis-Hill, Asha Philip and Anyika Onuora wave from the float during the Olympic and Paralympic athletes celebration parade in Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday October 17, 2016. See PA story SPORT Olympics. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Jessica Ennis-Hill planning sporting future over television role

Sheffield’s Olympic hero Jessica Ennis-Hill has said she would prefer a role in sport rather than television having retired from athletics.

News
For many participants the Percy Pud 10k marks the start of Christmas festivities

Website woes solved as Sheffield's Percy Pud 10k sells out in 48 hours

A Sheffield running race has sold out in its second attempt to cope with huge demand for online entries after the website crashed two weeks ago.
News
Jess Ennis-Hill

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill leaves a lasting legacy after retirement

Jessica Ennis-Hill has left a remarkable heptathlon legacy for Great Britain after announcing her retirement from the sport at the age of 30.
Sheffield
Load more