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Women’s footballer Mayumi Pacheco looks to future with Doncaster Belles and England U19

On the cusp of once again playing for her country with a first-team professional contract also signed, footballer Mayumi Pacheco admits she is ecstatic with just how well things are progressing.

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Jacob Holden

California dream for Rotherham inline hockey player Jacob Holden

A ten-year old inline hockey player is seeking sponsorship in order to fund his trip the AAU Junior Olympics in California.

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Stocksbridge Park Steels' frozen  Bracken Moor pitch. Photo: Ian Revitt

Sheffield FC suffer fourth defeat in eight days

A first half hat-trick from Jack Jeys helped condemn Sheffield FC to a third defeat in eight days as Club finished on the wrong end of a 4-0 scoreline at Bedworth United.

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Debutant Ryan Smith puts Penistone Church 3-0 up from the penalty spot in the 4-0 win against Nostell MW. Photo: Ian Revitt

Penistone Church boost their promotion chances

Handsworth Parramore had to settle for a point at Staveley Miners Welfare after the hosts hit back from 3-1 down to earn a 3-3 draw despite being reduced to ten-men late on.

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L-R: Sebastian Priaulx (GBR) JHR Developments Ginetta Junior, Sebastian Perez (GBR) JHR Developments Ginetta Junior

Dronfield’s JHR Developments’ Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship team picking up results

Steadily the results are starting to happen for Dronfield’s JHR Developments’ Simpson Race Products Ginetta Junior Championship team of seven cars.

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Barnsley Ladies continued their fine form into 2017 with a 52 points to 0 win over Isle of Man Vagabonds. Photo: Richard Saunders

Barnsley Ladies Rugby Union team in whitewash over Isle of Man

Barnsley Ladies continued their strong start to 2017 with a 52-0 win over Isle of Man Vagabonds.

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Members of the new Vulcan coaching team with coaching and  development officer Rob Loxley. Left to right: Alan Lowe (head coach}; Lewis Fox (level 1 coach); "Ziggy" Mohammed (level 1 coach); Dennis E Green (level 1 coach); Rob Loxleyr, Cliff Glaves (level 1 coach) and Steve Parkinson (level 2 coach).

Sheffield table tennis clubs fighting to increase youth participation

Table tennis isn’t merely about winning points and hitting a 40mm plastic ball past your opponent at 100 mph!

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Matthew Hirst (Doncaster)] in the Senior X30 GP collected an armful of silverware at the Kartmasters British Kart Grand Prix at the PFi circuit.

Matthew Hirst lands armful of silverware in British Kart Grand Prix

The Kartmasters MSA British Kart Grand Prix may not have had any local drivers bringing home a coveted ‘GP’ number plate, but nevertheless out of the 233 entrants, Matthew Hirst did manage to collect an armful of silverware at the PFi circuit.

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Sheffield FCs Sam Finlaw is carried off against Belper and will be out for the forseeable future. Pic: Ben Webster

Non-League Football: Stocksbridge Park Steels look to bounce back in derby against Sheffield FC

Stocksbridge Park Steels’ play-off hopes were dented by a disappointing 1-0 defeat at Gresley FC in their final game of 2016.

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Westfierld Health Sheffield Hatters' Georgia Gayle, centre, who made her senior Great Britain debut

Late agony as Sheffield Hatters suffer narrow defeat

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters suffered their fist defeat in six as they were pipped 82-79 away by Manchester Mystics in the Women’s British Basketball League.

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Brittany Winborne - in League's Top Five . Picture: Andrew Roe

Sheffield Hatters face top-of-the-table clash

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters, one of the three teams joint top of the British Womens Basketball League, have a tough trip to one of the others tomorrow.

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Sheffield-based table tennis player bidding to strike gold in Las Vegas

Sheffield-based table tennis player bidding to strike gold in Las Vegas

Para table tennis star Martin Perry is determined to “turn the silver into gold” when he soaks in the bright lights of Las Vegas.

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City of  Sheffield youngster Jordan Houlden is a world champion.

City of Sheffield youngster Jordan Houlden is a world champion.

City of Sheffield’s Jordan Houlden wins World Junior Championship with British Diving team

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Steph Gandy: in a rich vein of form. Photo: Ian Anderson

Double boost for Sheffield Hatters as they land star Heilig and they Gandy is league player of month

Westfield Health Sheffield Hatters have made a statement of intent for the remainder of the WBBL season by finally completing the addition of Jessica Heilig.

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Notre Dame's English Schools Cross Country Junior Cup winners - left to right: Annie Naylor, Isabel Causer, Emma Braithwaite, Polly Platts, Maggie Naylor, Zena Hartley

Sheffield school team storms to national cross country title

A superb performance by Notre Dame School, Sheffield, gave them the juniorgirls team title at the English Schools Cross Country cup final at Formby on Saturday.

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Sennan Fielding (GBR) JHR Developments Ford British F4

Rollercoaster ride for Chesterfield F4 driver Sennan Fielding

Sennan Fielding’s F4 British Championship certified by FIA - powered by Ford season has become a rollercoaster ride of breath-taking highs and the ultimate lows but still he is managing to advance steadily up the Championship points table.

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Steels captain Liam McFadyen

WATCH: Stocksbridge Park Steels boss blasts ref as they concede bizarre penalty from corner against Basford

This was the bizarre period of play which led to a controversial penalty in Stocksbridge Park Steels' defeat to Basford at the weekend.

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Stocksbridges goal comes under threat against National League North side Stalybridge Celtic. Pic: Gillian Handisides

Non-League Football: Stocksbridge Park Steels earn replay after battling back against Stalybridge Celtic

Stocksbridge Park Steels twice fought back against National League North side Stalybridge Celtic to earn a replay tomorrow, after star striker Joe Lumsden had been harshly sent off.

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Hallam manager Ryan Hindley

Non-League Football: Hindley’s Hallam finally lose their great home record at Sandygate

Hallam suffered their first league defeat in 11 games - and their first at home all season - at the hands of Division One promotion rivals AFC Emley.

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Owlerton Greyhound Stadium

Owlerton Greyhound Stadium bids for place in televised final - plus cards for Friday and Saturday November 25 and 26

Owlerton Greyhound Stadium have their sights on the top prize in a prestigious national track competition.

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