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Athletics: Home town hero Adam Hague takes pole vault title at British Indoor Championships

Adam Hague (City of Sheffield and Dearne) won a top class pole vault contest at the Northern Indoor Championships at Sheffield over the weekend.

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Karla Drew

South Yorkshire athletes aiming for indoor success

The Northern Indoor Championships for seniors, under 20 and under 17 athletes take place on Saturday and Sunday at the EIS, Sheffield.

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Jo Butterfield

Doncaster-born Paralympic champion Jo Butterfield awarded MBE

Doncaster-born thrower Jo Butterfield was awarded an MBE for her services to athletics in the New Year’s Honours list.

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Stefan Scougall wants to stay at Bramall Lane next season. Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades boss puts contract talks on hold

Chris Wilder last night revealed Sheffield United do not plan to hold contract talks with any of their players until after next month’s transfer window.

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Jonathan Shields.  
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Sheffield runner Jonathon Shields follows in footsteps of his mother former Olympian Jane Shields

City of Sheffield and Dearne athlete Jonathan Shields runs for the British Junior team in the Brussels Cross Cup meeting on Sunday.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill and her coach Toni Minichiello

Top award for Jessica Ennis-Hill’s mentor

The man who took Jessica Ennis-Hill to Olympic and world championship greatness has been honoured with a top award.

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Notre Dame's English Schools Cross Country Junior Cup winners - left to right: Annie Naylor, Isabel Causer, Emma Braithwaite, Polly Platts, Maggie Naylor, Zena Hartley

Sheffield school team storms to national cross country title

A superb performance by Notre Dame School, Sheffield, gave them the juniorgirls team title at the English Schools Cross Country cup final at Formby on Saturday.

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Chesterfield's Alicia Barrett: title double in Sheffield

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.

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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.

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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).

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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