£900m devolution deal ‘in the balance’ in Sheffield City Region

£900m plans for devolution in South Yorkshire ‘hang in the balance,’ threatening jobs and stability for thousands of people, according to business chiefs.

Sir Nigel Knowles. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘Radical’ trams plan all set to create jobs

A tram from Sheffield to the Advanced Manufacturing Park is in plans to create jobs and boost prosperity by ‘radically’ improving transport.

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Adam Hague

Athletics: Hague tipped to fly in England Championships

Adam Hague is favourite to claim the U23 pole vault title at the England Athletics Championship in Bedford this weekend.


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Athletics: Regan O’Connell sprints to schools success - full results from  South Yorkshire Schools Championships

Athletics: Regan O’Connell sprints to schools success - full results from South Yorkshire Schools Championships

Regan O’Connell was in good sprinting form at the South Yorkshire Schools Championships at the Keepmoat stadium, Doncaster, on Saturday.

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100 reasons for Rotherham Harriers to thank new sponsors

100 reasons for Rotherham Harriers to thank new sponsors

Ambitious athletics club Rotherham Harriers has 100 reasons to say thanks to its new sponsor.


local stars go for gold

Several South Yorkshire athletes are in contention for medals at the Northern Championships at Manchester tomorrow (Sat) and Sunday. In the men’s sprints Ben Shields (City of Sheffield and Dearne) and Joe McGrath (Doncaster) are listed for both the 100 and 200 metres whilst Lee Thompson (City of Sheffield) is a strong title hope in the 400 metres.

Jo Butterfield. Photo: onEdition

Butterfield named in British squad for World Para Athletics Championships

Doncaster-born Jo Butterfield has been named in a 49-strong Great Britain team for the World Para Athletics Championships in London next month.


Barbara Haigh and Stuart Maycock winners in historic Hallam Chase

A rainbow greeted the start of the 2017 renewal of the historic Hallam Chase, which was first run in 1862, on Tuesday.

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Athletics: Sheffield runner James Gormley takes 5000m victory in Manchester

In the British Milers Club meeting at Manchester on Saturday, junior athlete James Gormley (City of Sheffield and Dearne) had a fine run to win the B 5000 metres against senior opposition.


Video: Hallamshire Harrier Tilly Simpson out to follow the Dame Kelly Holmes route to Olympic glory

Having been singled out personally by hero Dame Kelly Holmes, Hallamshire Harrier Tilly Simpson is determined to go as far as she can in the world of athletics.

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Acacia Williams-Hewitt,   who took Yorkshire Gold in all three of the Under 15 Girls sprints  100m, 200m and 300m, the latter in a new Championship best.

Acacia Williams-Hewitt strikes triple gold as Hallamshire Harriers win 38 medals in county championships

Acacia Williams-Hewitt won three gold medals on a record breaking day for her club Hallamshire Harriers in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire Track & Field County Championships at Cudworth.

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Alicia Barrett

Athletics: Records fall as Barrett claims sprint double in Yorkshire Championships

Alicia Barrett smashed the championship record to win the junior 100m hurdles at the Yorkshire Track and Field Championships in Cudworth.

Dobcroft Junior School cross country runners

Sheffield’s Dobcroft Junior School celebrate great cross country season

It’s been a bumper cross-country season for pupils at Dobcroft Junior School in Sheffield with teams celebrating top results in a number of races.

The now Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill outside Buckingham Palace. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sheffield's golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill on her Damehood, keeping busy after athletics and her plans for the future

Training in the freezing, wet weather on the Don Valley track, little did Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill know she would go on to rub shoulders with royalty and receive a Damehood for her monumental success.
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Jessica Ennis-Hill promotes the VitalityMove event with local school children at Chatsworth House

Still a lot to be done to clean up athletics, admits Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill remains hopeful London's World Championships will not be tarnished by doping but warned any problems will not disappear overnight.
Athletics: Relegated Sheffield in Spinkhill tournament

Athletics: Relegated Sheffield in Spinkhill tournament

The opening round of the UK Youth Development League takes place on Saturday with local clubs in action in the Northern section for the lower age groups (under 15 and under 13).

Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill to be made a dame at Buckingham Palace ceremony

Sheffield's golden girl, Jessica Ennis-Hill, is to be made a dame today at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

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Sheffield Disney actress, inspired by dad, tackles first marathon for vulnerable children

Sheffield Disney actress, inspired by dad, tackles first marathon for vulnerable children

Inspired by her dad, running novice Sarah Flinton, a 24-year-old actress and dancer from Sheffield, is following in her father Paul’s footsteps and looking to fulfil her dream of crossing the finish line at this year’s London Marathon in aid of The Children’s Society.

The Yorkshire Half Marathon

Sheffield half marathon will raise huge amounts for charity

The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon returns to Sheffield on Sunday with a massive field raising thousands of pounds for charity.

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