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Sheffield Sharks boss hopes for exciting but more stable season next year

Sheffield Sharks’ head coach Atiba Lyons will add new faces to his side as he bids to mark a decade in charge with silverware.

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Yorkshire team  (not in order) Grace Holmes, Isobelle Murphy, Marley Littler, Isabel Chatakondu (York Vikings), Favour Omos, Mia Batty, Daisy Cullen, Crystal Lisle (Rotherham Hawks).

Future looks rosy for Sheffield Hatters

Seven of the eight members of the Yorkshire side which finished third in the National Mini Basketball Championships recently will continue their development in the game with Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters’ U14s next season.

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VIDEO: Sheffield Sharks basketball player 'told to go back to own country' in Junction 32 retail outlet car park row

A professional basketball player says he was racially abused in the car park of a Yorkshire shopping centre and told to ‘go back to his own country’ after a vehicle hit his car.
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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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Sheffield Sharks pipped in bid for play-off semi-final

Sheffield Sharks pipped in bid for play-off semi-final

A strong final quarter by the DBL Sharks Sheffield fell just short as they were beaten 86-84 on the road by Worcester Wolves to be knocked out of the 2016/17 British Basketball League play-off quarter finals 159-155 on aggregate.

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Tony Wroblicky scores for the Sharks against Worcester. Picture: Simon Hall

Report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 71 Worcester Wolves 73

DBL Sharks Sheffield will start the second leg of their BBL Play-Offs semi-final behind after falling to a late pair of free throws against Worcester Wolves.

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Sheffield Sharks' head coach Atiba Lyons

Sheffield Sharks boss pays tribute to his team ahead of Worcester Wolves game

DBL Sharks Sheffield coach Atiba Lyons has praised the way his side recovered from setbacks during their 2016/17 BBL season to head into the end-of-season play-offs in good form.

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Sheffield Sharks' Rashawn Rembert in action against Newcastle Eagles.

Basketball: Sheffield Sharks crash to defeat against Newcastle Eagles

The DBL Sharks Sheffield ended the 2016/17 British Basketball League season with a dramatic defeat to ESH Group Eagles Newcastle at EIS Sheffield on Sunday.

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Report: Worcester Wolves 70 DBL Sharks Sheffield 83

Report: Worcester Wolves 70 DBL Sharks Sheffield 83

DBL Sharks Sheffield boosted their hopes of a top-four finish after ending the 12-game win streak of Worcester Wolves with a 70-83 road triumph.

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Sheffield Sharks get their teeth into Worcester Wolves

Sheffield Sharks get their teeth into Worcester Wolves

The DBL Sharks Sheffield face a tough final weekend of the season as they hope to end the British Basketball League Championship campaign strongly.

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Newcastle will be a big test for Sheffield Sharks, says captain  Mike Tuck. Photo: Chris Etchells

Sheffield Sharks in good shape and at full strength for play-offs, says Mike Tuck

The DBL Sharks Sheffield are back to full strength at the right time ahead of the end-of-season play-offs, according to captain Mike Tuck.

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DBL Sharks Sheffield 90 Bristol Flyers 71; Red-hot Riley lifts Sharks’ top three hopes

The DBL Sharks Sheffield enjoyed a great Good Friday with a 90-71 win over Bristol Flyers at the English Institute of Sport Sheffield.

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Coach Atiba Lyons

Sheffield Sharks seek end of season consistency

DBL Sharks Sheffield coach Atiba Lyons is looking to seal another season-head-to-head series when his side faces Bristol Flyers at the EIS on Friday night.

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Match report: Leicester Riders 80 DBL Sharks Sheffield 71

Match report: Leicester Riders 80 DBL Sharks Sheffield 71

DBL Sharks Sheffield put in a stubborn performance but ultimately fell just short as they were edged 80-71 by top-of-the-table Leicester Riders.

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St Wilfrids: double winners

St Wilfreds land basketball hotshots double as Sheffield Hatters bid to spread game to more youngsters

St Wilfreds completed a double triumph by winning the Y5 City Championship in a thrilling 11-team tournament at All Saints.

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Sharks Coach Atiba Lyons

Basketball: Lyons seeks response from wounded Sheffield Sharks

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons is looking for a reaction following their heavy defeat to Glasgow Rocks last weekend.

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Sheffield Sharks head coach Atiba Lyons said his side displayed arrogance and complacency against Glasgow Rocks

Basketball: Atiba Lyons slams ‘arrogant, lacklustre’ Sheffield Sharks after Glasgow defeat but says they’ll bounce back

DBL Sharks Sheffield head coach Atiba Lyons was disappointed by a ‘lacklustre’ performance after his side went down 55-84 to Glasgow Rocks - but talked up his team’s ability to bounce back during 2016/17.

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Mike Tuck scored nine points for the Sharks in defeat to Glasgow

Match report: DBL Sharks Sheffield 55 Glasgow Rocks 84

DBL Sharks Sheffield fell to a disappointing 55-84 defeat to Glasgow Rocks at the EIS last night.

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Sheffield Hatters'  Yorkshire League team who finished their season on a winning note

Hatters legend Betty Codona relishes Sheffield basketball’s televised double header at EIS Basketball

Basketball legend Betty Codona has emphasised the boost to the sport the televising by the BBC of tonight’s double header at Sheffield’s English Instiute of Sport will bring.

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