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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.

Athletics
The Sheffield team

Richelle Houlden wins three golds at prestigious competition as Sheffield Diving shows great strength in depth

Sheffield diver Richelle Houlden landed three gold medals at the Senet Cup, a renowned international competition in Eindhoven.

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Owlerton dog tips for Friday, plus weekend cards

Owlerton dog tips for Friday, plus weekend cards

Our nap selection in tonight’s card at Owlerton is Derryhogan Tizzy in race eight.

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Race 15 22.23 500m Flat (A6)

trap 2 EL PIXIE

The Norman Melbourne greyhound gets some important class relief here. She has endured a couple of races to forget at big prices in better company and should appreciate this drop in grade.

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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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Tyler Hourihan

Four major titles in 10 months for Sheffield Thai boxer Tyler Hourihan

Eight-year-old Woodthorpe schoolboy Tyler Hourihan, a Thai boxing and K1 prodigy from Sheffield Dragons Thai Boxing, is celebrating after winning his fourth title in just 10 months of competing.

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Owlerton

Curtis Woodhouse and David Hirst to be guests at big Owlerton event to raise cash for Special Olympics - plus Owlerton stadium cards for February 17 and 18

Football fans will be treated to a very special evening at Owlerton Greyhound Stadium next month.

Sport
Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters Under-14

Honour for Helen Naylor as Sheffield Hatters march on

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters added another victory to their WBBL Trophy group campaign when they beat Team Northumbria 94-84 on the road.

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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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Left to rght: Jack Haslam. City of Sheffield Diving head coach Tom Owens and  Ross Haslam

Jack Haslam is British champion and brother Ross third as City of Sheffield Diving scoops nine medals

Sheffield’s diving elite showed their pedigree at the 2017 National Cup in Plymouth by winning nine medals.

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Terri Williamson (AFC Dronfield) gets in a cross before Handsworth's Alicia Johnson can block. Photo: Julian Barker

Historic first meetings for Sheffield FC Ladies and Doncaster Rovers Belles

The FA Women’s Super League 2 Spring Series begins on Sunday with Sheffield FC Ladies hosting Doncaster Rovers Belles (2.00pm).

Football
Owlerton greyhounds tip of the week - plus cards for February 10 and 11

Owlerton greyhounds tip of the week - plus cards for February 10 and 11

Owlerton Greyhound Stadium are making betting more accessible for their customers.

Sport
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.

Athletics
Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters first team after  officiating at the monthly Central Venue League staged at All Saints Sports Centre. The league provides an introduction to basketball competition for 6-12 year olds.  Hatters are pictured with two of the junior team which attended  - Sheffield Sharks and Rotherham Hawks.

Sheffield Hatters qualify for semi-finals in bid for third successive Women’s British Basketball Trophy final

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters will progress to the WBBL Trophy semi-finals, in their pursuit of a third straight Trophy crown, after over-powering Manchester Mystics by 74-60.

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Rotherham United Ladies launch five-year plan to rise up women’s football pyramid

Rotherham United Ladies launch five-year plan to rise up women’s football pyramid

Rotherham United Ladies have launched a five-year plan to move up the women’s football pyramid - with the dream of reaching the FA Women’s Super League.

Football
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.

Athletics
Hallam FC  Hat-trick hero Kieran Watson scores his  first to put them 2-0 up on the stroke of half-time after springing the offside trap. Photo: Ian Revitt

Kieran Watson hat-trick on his debut gets Hallam back on promotion track

Kieran Watson scored a sparkling hat-trick on his debut as Hallam got their promotion push back on track with a 4-0 home win over play-off rivals Campion.

Non League
Historic goal for James Gregory in Sheffield FC defeat

Historic goal for James Gregory in Sheffield FC defeat

Sheffield FC slipped to a narrow 2-1 home defeat against AFC Rushden & Diamonds - despite James Gregory’s late goal, on his 200th appearance, setting up a tense finish.

Non League
Freddie Woodward goes horizontal as he twists and turns in the mens 3m dive final at the British Gas Diving Championships

Sheffield diver Freddie Woodward wants to make a splash at Tokyo Olympics in 2020

For Freddie Woodward, his status as an Olympic athlete didn’t sink in on the plane to Rio, the opening ceremony or even on the 3m diving board as he prepared to represent Great Britain.

Sport
The Lord Mayor of Sheffield Coun Denise Fox with officials, guests and players at the Birley College taster session. Photo: Andrew Roe

Spreading the word as 300 try table tennis at taster session at Sheffield’s Birley College

Three hundred school children were introduced to table tennis in an initiative to grow the game.

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Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters - back row L-R: coach  Vanessa Ellis, Helen Naylor, Brittany Winborne, Deborah Rodriguez, Sara Lauria, Naomi Campbell, Steph Gandy; front:   Ana Santana Gonzalez, Georgia Gayle, Ellis Clayton, Jo Lowry, Jessica Heilig.

Double honour for Sheffield Hatters coach Vanessa Ellis as her high-flying team face crunch home match in WBBBL Trophy

It’s been a great week for Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters coach Vanessa Ellis as the team goes from strength to strength.

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