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Athletics: Yorkshire squad on the look-out for honours in Bedford

There is a strong South Yorkshire representation in the Yorkshire team to contest the Inter Counties Championships at Bedford tomorrow and Sunday.

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"A historic but neglected industrial area on the banks of the River Don is being tipped as the next renaissance hotspot for Sheffield. The Neepsend Forum, recently set up by local business people, is confident the riverside and surrounding areas from Waingate to Parkwood Springs are ripe for  development but says the "renaissance" of Neepsend must be sustainable and sensitive - and benefit local residents in Upperthorpe, Netherthorpe, Southey, Owlerton and Burngreave. A view of Neepsend as it could be - with some extra public transport!" -- That is what The Star reported on this at the time

RETRO: Cable cars in Kelham? How Sheffield’s trendy suburb was reborn

You might once have known it as Neepsend, Shalesmoor or even Parkwood Springs.

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Ennis-Hill was back where it all happened

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill happy after her Olympic statement at Muller Anniversary Games

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill expressed satisfaction after firing a warning to her Rio rivals in London on Friday night.
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Jessica Ennis ran her second fastest time over 100m hurdles

Jessica Ennis-Hill sends out warning shot to Rio rivals

Jessica Ennis-Hill fired out a major warning to her Olympic heptathlon rivals by running her second fastest ever time over 100 metres hurdles at the Muller Anniversary Games on Friday night.

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Sheffield Steelers land Swede Andreas Valdix to complete roster for new season

Sheffield Steelers land Swede Andreas Valdix to complete roster for new season

Sheffield Steelers have completed their roster for the coming season by signing a third Swedish player.

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Golden girl Jess

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill wants to make British Olympic history in Rio

Jessica Ennis-Hill is content to be heading into the Rio Olympics in a more relaxed frame of mind than she entered London 2012 when carrying the hopes of a nation.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Top 10 Brit hopes for Olympic gold

Reigning Olympic champions and world record holders are among the British stars going for gold in Rio. Here are 10 of our best hopes for standing on top of the podium:

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Jess en route to Rio

Athletics: South Yorkshire class of 32 chosen for English Schools Championships at Gateshead

South Yorkshire have selected a team of 32 athletes to compete in the English Schools Championships at Gateshead today and tomorrow.

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Liam Ramsay (City of Sheffield AC) in the long jump.

Sheffield and Dearne athletes compete at Midlands event

City of Sheffield and Dearne compete in the third round of the British League (Premier Division) at Birmingham tomorrow.

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Jo Butterfield

Doncaster-born Butterfield named in ParalympicsGB squad for Rio 2016

Doncaster-born Jo Butterfield has capped a “whirlwind” five years by being named in the ParalympicsGB squad for Rio 2016.

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Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill smiles in long jump of the women's heptathlon in Ratingen, Germany, Sunday, June 26,

Jess will compete in Anniversary Games before Rio

Jessica Ennis-Hill - who was in competition-winning form in Germany last weekend - will compete at the Müller Anniversary Games, (July 22-23) at London’s former Olympic Stadium...just two weeks before the start of the Rio Olympics.

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Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill competes in the women's heptathlon in Ratingen, western Germany, Sunday, June 26, 2016. (Maja Hitij/dpa via AP)

Athletics: Jessica Ennis-Hill sends out a warning that she’s ready for Rio

Yet again Jessica Ennis-Hill looks to be timing her preparation perfectly with a crushing victory in an international heptathlon in Ratingen, Germany, over the weekend.

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Jess en route to Rio

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill proves her fitness in heptathlon opening day

Jessica Ennis-Hill showed preparations for the defence of her Olympic title in Rio are firmly on track with an impressive opening day of the heptathlon in Germany.

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Great Britain's Jessica Ennis-Hill smiles after crossing the line to win the Women's 800 Metres event and to win the gold medal in the Heptathlon, during day two of the IAAF World Championships at the Beijing National Stadium, China, August 23, 2015.  Pic: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Jessica Ennis-Hill getting in the groove for Rio Olympics with German heptathlon

Away from the glare of Olympic selection, Sheffield’s Jessica Ennis-Hill continues her preparation in a heptathlon at Ratingen, Germany this weekend.

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Olympics: Lack of depth threatens Britain’s chances

Olympics: Lack of depth threatens Britain’s chances

Great Britain rely too heavily on a handful of star athletes and will struggle to match their medal haul from London 2012 at the Rio Olympics, according to Darren Campbell.

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Adam Hague: won on a countback

Sheffield and Dearne pole vaulter wins English U20 title

Adam Hague (City of Sheffield and Dearne) won the under 20 pole vault at the English age group championships at Bedford at the weekend.

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Jo Butterfield

Butterfield sets new world record to win gold at IPC European Championships

Doncaster-born Jo Butterfield smashed a world record on her way to winning gold at the IPC European Championships in Italy.

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South Yorkshire athlete in hunt for world championship spot

The England U-20 championships take place this weekend at Bedford and carries a particular significance as the trial for the World Junior Championships in Poland, next month.

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Jess Ennis

Sheffield's golden girl Jess hopes to go out on a high at Rio

Sheffield's golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill had admitted switching between being a mum and an Olympic athlete has been tough - but she wants to defend her title at Rio this summer and go out on a high.

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Carl Ryde

Ryde romps to victory in Sandall Beat 10k

Doncaster Athletic Club’s Carl Ryde romped to victory in his debut in the Sandall Beat 10k race.

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