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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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Athletics: Gardiner plots new best at Muller Indoor Games

City of Sheffield and Dearne ace Daniel Gardiner is targeting the 8m mark at the Muller Indoor Games in Birmingham this weekend.

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Sheffield's Luke Cutts on his way to winning the pole vault. Photos: Andrew Roe .

Cutts and Emmanuel lead way as City of Sheffield and Dearne athletes star in British Indoor Championships at EIS

There were plenty of top performances from local athletes at the British Indoor Championships at the EIS, Sheffield.

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Erin Lobley

Sheffield High School girl Erin Lobley smashes records as she wins double gold at Northern Indoor Athletics Championships at the English Institute of Sport

Hallamshire athletes took four titles with championship record performances at the Northern indoor championships for under 15 and under 13 athletes at the EIS.

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Sheffield to welcome Britain’s best for Indoor Team Trials

The best homegrown athletes will be in Sheffield this weekend as they aim to battle it out for their spot in the British team at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.

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Action from the BUCS Cross Country champiionships  at Graves Park in Sheffield. Photo: dean Atkins

Thousands flock to universities cross country championship in Sheffield

City of Sheffield and Dearne’s Jonathan Shield, running for Sheffield Hallam University, finished 20th as the BUCS Cross Country Championships hosted its largest ever fields at Graves Park in Sheffield.

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Athletics: Hallamshire stumble but it’s silver for Rotherham at Northern Cross Country Championships

Athletics: Hallamshire stumble but it’s silver for Rotherham at Northern Cross Country Championships

Hallamshire had too many key runners missing to get among the medals in the senior events at the Northern Cross Country Championships at Knowsley on Saturday but Rotherham were excellent value for team silver in the women’s race.

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Louise Bloor wins the womens 200m during day two of the Indoor British Championships at the English Institute of Sport on February 28, 2016 in Sheffield

Injury robs Louise Bloor of place in Sheffield athletics event

Rotherham sprinter Louise Bloor is expecting some outstanding performances at the British Athletics Indoor Team Trials at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

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Cross Pennine raid launched on medal positions

Cross Pennine raid launched on medal positions

A strong South Yorkshire team will be title-hunting at the Northern Cross Country Championships at St Helens tomorrow.

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Relay disappointed: Usain Bolt

BOLT FROM THE BLUE: As Usain is stripped of gold gong, how well do you know world's fastest man?

Usain Bolt has to hand back one of nine Olympic gold medals after team-mate Nesta Carter tested positive for a banned substance.

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Pole Vaulters Luke Cutts and Adam Hague pose for a picture during the preview day for the Sainsbury's Indoor British Championships at the English Institute for Sport.  (Photo by Tom Shaw - British Athletics/British Athletics via Getty Images)

Thurnscoe athlete confident he will win big Sheffield event

Pole vault star Luke Cutts is hoping for a strong 2017, but at 29 and after a series of injuries, he is facing a race against the clock to become British champion at the national Athletics Indoor Team Trials.

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Adam Hague won gold in the British Indoor Championships

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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