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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.

Athletics
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.

Athletics
Youdan Trophy 2017 winners Seattle Sounders celebrate their victory with the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Anne Murphy , and referee Mark Clattenburg

Seattle Sounders keep grip on Sheffield’s junior international competition the Youdan Trophy

The Seattle Sounders did the double by winning their second Youdan Trophy Under-16 final on the trot.

Football
Aaron Moxam scored Handsworth's third - photo: Ian Anderson

Handsworth Parramore win derby clash with Parkgate it as they make it three wins on trot in new season

Handsworth Parramore maintained their 100% start to the season, winning 4-2 at Parkgate to make it three wins from three in league and cup.

Non League
Phil Rawson from Worksop [39] looked to be on the way to X30 Senior win but clashed with a challenger and his race came to an early end.

Mexborough karter Daniel Holdsworth’s victory on international circuit

The Paul Fletcher international circuit’s round 3 club meeting was a good day for Mexborough’s Mark Baines Motorsport team, and almost one for local karter, Phil Rawson.

GrassRoots
New faces at Dore More: Jake Lamb, Curtis Wilson and Greg Mellor after training at Dore Moor.

Sheffield Tigers RUFC land Championship ace Wilson as part of new backline trio

Sheffield Tigers have announced three impressive back-line signings ahead of the 2017-2018 campaign in National 2 North.

Sheffield Tigers
Wilson racing duo Charlie Atkins (56) and Max Cook (30). Photo: Kerry Rawson

Max Cook leads championship after another great weekend for Barnsley’s Moto3 Wilson Racing Team

The Moto3 Wilson Racing Team from Barnsley were at Thruxton in the seventh round of the Hel Performance Motostar British standard class Championship.

Sport
Will Ramsey celebrating his superb equaliser on his debut for Armthorpe Welfare in 1-1 FA Cup draw with Liversedge.
Credit Steve Pennock.

Hallam, Penistine Church and Handsworth win on the FA Cup trail

There was a mixed bag of fortunes for the local teams as the new 2017/18 season kicked off with the FA Cup extra-preliminary round.

Non League
Millie Haffety has juggled exams with training. Photo: onEdition

Sheffield diver Millie Haffety takes a year out of education to target a place in Tokyo Olympics

Sheffield Diving prodigy Millie Haffety is taking a year out from education in 2018 as she focuses on her dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

Sport
Stock car racing at Owlerton

High-speed thrills as stock cars slide into Owlerton; plus dog tips and cards for Friday and Saturday August 4 & 5

Owlerton Stadium will host a day of pedal-to-the-metal action when it hosts its penultimate stock car meeting of the season this weekend.

Sheffield
Sheffield Hatters' Georgia Gayle:  GB U20 captain

Georgia Gayle on her pride in leading GB U20s - and why Sheffield Hatters can bounce back

Fresh from leading GB Under-20s in matches in Hungary and Greece, and the European Championships in Israel, Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters’ young star Georgia Gayle talks to Grass Roots.

Editor Trevor Cook asked her to reflect on the GB experience - and look forward to the season with Hatters and her own future.

Sheffield Hatters
AFC Dronfield (all black) v Harworth Colliery Ladies in the tournament at Hallam University Sports Park, Bawtry Road. Photos: Dean Atkins

Dronfield Town Ladies win derby final in Hallam University’s women’s football tournament

Dronfield Town Ladies won the Women’s Euro Celebration event hosted by Sheffield Hallam University at Sports Park in support of England at the European Championships.

Sheffield
The old Adelphi Hotel where Sheffield FA was formed in1867

Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA celebrate 150th anniversary

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the formation of Sheffield FA.

Football
Last year's U-16 winners  Seattle Sounders. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

900 young footballers arrive in Sheffield to play in Youdan Trophy from July 31 to August 4

Almost 900 players from some of the world’s biggest clubs are arriving in Sheffield in a bid to win the Youdan Trophy.

Football
Max Cook and Charlie Atkins. Photo: Hairy Beast Pix

Podium double for Barnsley’s Wilson Racing riders

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing riders produced imperssive performances at Brands Hatch in the sixth round of the Hel Performance Motostar British Standard class championship.

GrassRoots
Max Litchfield. Picture Scott Merrylees

Swimming: No loss of focus for Max Litchfield as he chases podium finish at World Championships

He may have set a new British record en route to the 200m individual medley final but there will be no chance of Max Litchfield losing focus with a podium finish now in his sights.

Swimming
Dave Shillabeer with his gold medal

Sheffield taekwondo instructor Dave Shillabeer European champion for the fourth time

Dave Shillabeer, owner and chief instructor at DS Taekwondo, was crowned European champion for the fourth time in Poland recently after winning gold in the musical patterns championship.

Sport
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.

Athletics
Helen Naylor in action

GB star Helen Naylor out to help Sheffield Hatters return to past glories

Helen Naylor is ready to try and return Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters to past glories after putting pen to paper on a deal for 2017-18.

Sheffield Hatters
Left to right - Primary winner Craig Lawrence; runner up Oscar Green;  Junior champion Joe Stamford and runner up Emmerson Houson.

table tennis

Joe Stamford and Craig Lawrence became Birley Academy and Birley Primary table tennis champions respectively, following an eventful tournament which attracted 20 competitors.

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