BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
John Lane  - photo: Roberto Payne/Sportsbeat

Sheffield decathlete John Lane targets World University Games medal with ex-training partner Jessica Ennis-Hill the inspiration

Decathlete John Lane is hoping to use former training partner and Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill as inspiration ahead of this month’s World University Games.

Bryony Page

Sheffield Olympic ace Bryony Page will bring up the rear in Rotherham parkrun to say thanks for Lottery support for sport

She may have an Olympic silver medal to her name, but trampolinist Bryony Page will still be bringing up the rear in tomorrow’s Rotherham parkrun.

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Rio 2016 Olympic medalist Bryony Page to take part in Rotherham parkrun

She may have an Olympic silver medal to her name, but trampolinist Bryony Page will be at the back of the race when she takes part in Rotherham parkrun this Saturday.
Sheffield athletes aim to finish on a high note at Hendon

Sheffield athletes aim to finish on a high note at Hendon

City of Sheffield and Dearne compete in the final round of the British Athletics League at Hendon on Sunday.

Ex-international sprinter Kristie Edwards and boyfriend Nyle Challinor. Picture: Andrew Roe

Love means more than the Olympics to ex-international sprinter Kristie Edwards

Barcelona, Paris, New York.

Sheffield Hallam University student Alicia Barrett, from Chesterfield.

Sheffield student Alicia races against world's best at London 2017

A Sheffield student ran side by side with some of the planet's best sportswomen as she took part in the 2017 World Athletics Championships.
Owls fans at Deepdale for the opening game of the 2017-18 Season....Pic Steve Ellis

Columnist: Sheffield Wednesday and athletics fans boo - but there’s a key difference

Two sets of booing supporters, one lot with a powerful point to make, the others with an early-season perception problem.

Wonderful, if belated, moment for mum to be Jessica Ennis-Hill

Blooming marvellous! Jessica Ennis-Hill and unborn child share the limelight

In tip-top shape - that’s Sheffield’s Jessica Ennis-Hill! While it’s not a profile you’d necessarily associate with the retired athletics queen, it was great to see her receive gold for her 2011 Heptathlon at London Stadium. Jess, presented with the medal denied her at the time by Russian drug cheat Tatyana Chernova, called on the IAAF to enforce lifetime bans on drugs cheats.

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Impressive tournament win for Sheffield athlete

Alan Toward (City of Sheffield  and Dearne) won the discus at the English Championships which were held at Bedford at the weekend.

Jessica Ennis-Hill is to receive her 2011 gold medal from the World Championships next month

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill to receive 2011 World Championships gold medal at London Stadium

Jessica Ennis-Hill will receive her gold medal from the 2011 World Championships at the London Stadium on Sunday, August 6, organisers have announced.

World Student Games, Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield 1991

On this day 26 years ago, Sheffield started to fully count the cost of the World Student Games.

Alicia Barrett

Chesterfield runner and Hallam University student Alicia Barrett wins silver in European 100m hurdles

Alicia Barrett (Chesterfield) was second in the 100 metres hurdles at the European Junior Championships held at Grossetto, Italy over the weekend.

Jessica Ennis-Hill

Golden girl Jess to receive gold medal - six years after winning it

Sheffield's Jessica Ennis-Hill is to receive a gold medal for her third heptathlon world title - six years after winning it.

Pupils from Owston Park Primary School won the Year 3-6 golf for the second year running.

Hayfield and Owston Park win gold at South Yorkshire School Games

Hayfield School and Owston Park Primary School won gold medals at the South Yorkshire School Games summer festival.

Breast cancer sufferer Emily Lunt completes the Brinsworth 10k urged on by fellow runners. Photo: Gez Robinson

Breast cancer sufferer Emily Lunn completes course as Brinsworth 10k raises £2,000 for Weston Park

The eighth annual Kevin Robinson Brinsworth 10k raised £2,000 for Weston Park Cancer Charity.

Sean Wilson, augmented reality developer at the AMRC.

New era for digital and manufacturing in Sheffield

It is a marriage set to fire manufacturing into cyberspace.

Luke Cutts

Athletics: Luke Cutts retains title at UK Championships but there’s still work to be done

Luke Cutts (City of Sheffield and Dearne) retained his pole vault title at the UK Championships and trials at Birmingham over the weekend but his height of 5.45 was well below the 5.70 qualifying mark.

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The region's prosperity is at risk, business chiefs say.

£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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