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Sheffield Taekwondo win six gold and three bronce medals at English Championships

Sheffield Taekwondo landed a brilliant haul of six gold medals and three bronze from the English Championship in Worcester. There were more than 1,300 competitors and among the officials was the Sheffield instructor Graham Churchill.

Sport
Callum, second left, at Magna  with Brendan Warburton and fellow coaches Danny Wilson and Tommy Munday

Sheffield boxer Callum Beardow bounces back after three years injured to win English title at Magna Centre

A Sheffield boxer made history when winning an English title at Rotherham’s Magna Centre.

Boxing
Owlerton

Queen Mother Memorial Cup day at Owlerton on Mother’s Day - plus weekend tips and cards for Friday and Saturday

A royal greyhound race will take place at South Yorkshire’s leading greyhound stadium on Sunday.

Sport
Sheffield Hatters' Yorkshire League side with lifesaver Caz Whitehurst on the right, back row

Sheffield Hatters so proud of firegighter Caz

Sheffield Hatters stalwart Caroline Whiteman has made national headlines by saving the life of a football fan at a European Championship match.

Sheffield Hatters
Sheffield Sharks and Hatters in EIS double header on BBC

Sheffield Sharks and Hatters in EIS double header on BBC

Sheffield’s two champion basketball clubs are to share a double header spectacular being streamed live by BBC TV.

Sheffield Hatters

Video: Hallamshire Harrier Steve Worthington wins 1,000-runner Dronfield 10k

Steve Worthington defied the wind and cold to take first place in the popular Dronfield 10K race last Sunday.

Health
Bryony Page with Sheffield competitors

Olympic medallist Bryony Page inspires younsters as 2,000 compete in South Yorkshire School Games at EIS - Sheffield top medals haul

Olympic medallist Bryony Page was on hand to inspire almost 2,000 young people at the South Yorkshire School Games winter festival last week.

Athletics
Ryan White, left, has played 1,000 matches for Athersley Rec

Hallam denied by controversial last-ditch penalty

A controversial penalty in the last of four minutes of stoppage time denied Hallam a deserved three-points as Glasshoughton Welfare snatched a 3-3 draw.

Non League

Tomorrow is national greyhound auction at Owlerton; plus Saturday night tips and cards

There may be no surprises that tonight’s nap at Owlerton is Barney Rubble from Trap 3 in the 10.25.

Sport
Stephen Horsfield in action at the Sheffield Closed Table Tennis Championships. Photo: Andrew Roe

Veteran Steohen Horsfield wins eighth Sheffield closed table tennis singles title as Isobel Ashley lands fourth successive women’s title

The 79th Sheffield closed table tennis championships sponsored by Redtooth proved to be a huge success for players and spectators alike.

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Arthur Turner-Rowe,  Declan Rogan and  Noah Prasanto

Nine golds in Sheffield’s 25-medal NE championships haul

A superb weekend of achievement at Ponds Forge saw Sheffield Diving win 25 medals, including nine golds, in the North East Regional Championships.

Sport
Wilson Racing at Cartagena

Barnsley’s Wilson Racing complete successful test in Spain

The British Superbike pre-season testing programme got into full swing in Southern Spain last week.

Barnsley
Richard Stirrup heads in Stocksbridge's third goal in the 4-2 win over Loughborough Dynamo. Photo: Ian Revitt

Richard Stirrup scores on his debut as Stocksbridge keep up play-off hopes

Stocksbridge Park Steels kept alive their outside play-off hopes, beating Loughborough Dynamo 4-2 at home.

Non League
Jon Froggatt: 35th goal of season. Photo: Gillian Handisides

Handsworth Parramore staging a late charge

Handsworth Parramore made it six without defeat as a 3-0 win at Hemsworth MW saw them climb to fourth in the table.

Non League
Courtney Sweetman-Kirk bagged a brace for  Belles.  Photo by Glenn Ashley Photography

Doncaster Rovers Belles get a flier in WSL Spring Series but Sheffield FC Ladies lose at home

Doncaster Rovers Belles got off to a perfect start in the FA WSL Spring Series with a comfortable 4-1 win over early league leaders London Bees.

Non League
Zak Lambert

Conisbrough boy Zak Lambert passes third Dan in taekwondo

Conisbrough boy, 12-year-old Zak Lambert, has passed his third Dan in taekwondo.

Sport
A delighted Kayleigh Fitzpatrick, on her birthday, after making it 2-0 direct from a free kick for Barnsley Development v Mexborough Athletic. Photo: Julian Barker

Sheffield Ladies and Doncaster Belles at home in WSL Spring series on Sunday

The FA Women’s Super League Spring Series will provide local action on Sunday with Doncaster Rovers Belles v London Bees and Sheffield FC Ladies v Everton.

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Magna Disco set for Owlerton glory - Friday and Saturday (March 10 and 11)  cards at Owlerton

Magna Disco set for Owlerton glory - Friday and Saturday (March 10 and 11) cards at Owlerton

Barry Draper’s Magna Disco won with plenty in hand last time out when landing an overdue return to the podium.

Sport
Matt Gordon

Sheffield kickboxer Matt Gordon bids for world glory

Matt Gordon, full time k1 kickboxer and personal trainer, tomorrow takes up the chance of a life time.

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The first ever Sheffield Duathalon at Hillsborough Park.

Charity bonanza at Hillsborough Park and Rother Valley Park duathlons

Around 250 people took part in two duathlons to raise money for charity.

Athletics
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