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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.
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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).

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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.

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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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Doncaster Town Centre Open Races 2015 Jonathan Shields (left) Picture Dean Atkins

Athletics: Jonathan Shields prepares for Sunday outing in the Ugandan capital

Jonathan Shields (City of Sheffield and Dearne) runs in the British junior team at the World Cross Country Championships at Kampala, Uganda, on Sunday.

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Video: Hallamshire Harrier Steve Worthington wins 1,000-runner Dronfield 10k

Steve Worthington defied the wind and cold to take first place in the popular Dronfield 10K race last Sunday.

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Bryony Page with Sheffield competitors

Olympic medallist Bryony Page inspires younsters as 2,000 compete in South Yorkshire School Games at EIS - Sheffield top medals haul

Olympic medallist Bryony Page was on hand to inspire almost 2,000 young people at the South Yorkshire School Games winter festival last week.

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Video: Do you know any of the 1,000 runners in this 10K?

Around 1,000 runners braved a blustery and overcast Dronfield today to take part in the annual 10K and Fun Race.
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Doncaster prospect hunts podium position in Norwich

Doncaster prospect hunts podium position in Norwich

Josh Dickinson is South Yorkshire’s best medal prospect at the English Schools Cross Country Championships at Norwich today.

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The first ever Sheffield Duathalon at Hillsborough Park.

Charity bonanza at Hillsborough Park and Rother Valley Park duathlons

Around 250 people took part in two duathlons to raise money for charity.

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County runners targeting World Championship places

County runners targeting World Championship places

South Yorkshire will be well represented in the Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Loughborough this weekend.

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James Hanson of Sheffield United applauds the fans: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Chris Wilder wants his team to be ‘cuter’ at Spotland

Sheffield United have been told small details could make a big difference to the result at Rochdale on Saturday.

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Dane Chisholm on the break for Eagles. Photo: Simon Hall

Sheffield Eagles 10 Batley Bulldogs 54: Eagles crushed by 10 tries to two

Sheffield Eagles slipped to their third defeat from four games after being thumped 10-54 by Batley Bulldogs.

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Athletics: Sheffield’s Hallamshire braced for medal challenge in Nottingham

Athletics: Sheffield’s Hallamshire braced for medal challenge in Nottingham

Hallamshire, second in the women’s team race last year, will challenge again at the National Cross Country Championships today at Wollaton Park, Nottingham.

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Dobcroft team -  left to right: Poppy Wilson, Lizzie Medd, Grace Harrison, Martha Hallam, Poppy Sanderson, Emily Morgan, Eva Britt and Imogen Towndrow.

Sheffield Dobcroft School girls win cross country title

A group of Year 4 pupils from Sheffield’s Dobcroft Junior School scooped first place at the South Yorkshire Schools Cross Country Finals at Canon Hall, Barnsley.

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Toni Minichiello and Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill coach accused of verbal abuse by British Athletics

Sheffield’s Toni Minichiello, the former coach of Jessica Ennis-Hill, has been handed a written warning by British Athletics after “an allegation of misconduct (verbal abuse)” against him.

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Richard Kilty has won world and European 60m titles indoors

Was top athlete sabotaged at Sheffield EIS event?

Sprinter Richard Kilty has questioned whether his attempt to defend his European Indoor Championships title was sabotaged.

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Erin Lobley, centre, on the podium after her shot put gold at the Scottish National Indooors in Glasgow. Photo: Bobby Gavin

Hallamshire Harriers athlete Erin Lobley bidding to be the new Jessica Ennis-Hill

A young Rotherham athlete bidding to follow in the footsteps of Jessica Ennis-Hill, has landed three gold medals and a silver and broken three major records in an eight day spell.

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