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Athletics

Athletics: Adam Hague tipped for gold in U23 Championships

Adam Hague heads to the English U23 and U20 Athletics Championships as favourite to take the pole vault title.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest CEO Liz McIntyre. Picture: Chris Etchells

Star Interview: Sheffield Doc/Fest chief Liz McIntyre – “We’re a Northern success story of global stature”

With a programme of 200 films to organise, whittled down from about 2,000 submissions, no-one would begrudge Liz McIntyre if she occasionally felt overwhelmed by the sheer amount of material at her disposal for the Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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A young long-jumper captured mid-flight during a meeting at Sheffield Hallam University City Athletics Stadium last year

Sheffield athletics stadium branded 'embarrassing' after disappointment for young competitors

An 'embarrassing' slip-up has sparked debate over the standard of Sheffield's flagship outdoor athletics arena.

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Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Luke Cutts

Commonwealth Games star Luke Cutts claims another title as City of Sheffield grab golden hat trick

Commonwealth Games medalist Luke Cutts won the pole vault title at the Loughborough International meet on Sunday.

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Rotherham Harriers race to impressive bronze at National Road Relay Championships

Rotherham Harriers race to impressive bronze at National Road Relay Championships

A superb performance by Rotherham Harriers gave them bronze medals in the National Road Relay Championships at Sutton Park, Birmingham, on Saturday.

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Luke Cutts in action at the Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games: Bronze for Cutts as he edges out City of Sheffield team mate Hague

Luke Cutts claimed a pole-vault medal for the second Commonwealth Games in a row – but it was heartbreak for City of Sheffield and Dearne teammate Adam Hague who just missed out in fourth.

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Rumours have linked George Hirst with a switch to Manchester United

MARTIN SMITH COLUMN: Could George Hirst make Manchester United switch his dad David regretted not making?

The George Hirst mystery appears to be coming to some kind of resolution.

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GALLERY: Tributes to the great Ray Wilkins; the Manchester derby; Sheffield United at Barnsley; Masters golf and the Commonwealth Games - some of the weekend’s best pictures

It’s been a very busy weekend of sport with football as usual at the heart of it, and many clubs paying tribute to the late great Ray Wilkins who sadly passed away this week, There was also Masters golf, Commonwealth Games and Formula One and here are some of the best pictures from around the globe.

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Sarah Lowery won the women's title at the Yorkshire Half Marathon last year

Athletics: Steve Bayton and Sarah Lowery looking to repeat Yorkshire Half Marathon success in the Steel City

The ASDA Foundation Yorkshire Half Marathon returns to Sheffield on Sunday with a massive field set to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

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Adam Hague

Athletics: Sheffield's Adam Hague limbers up for Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth Games pole vault medal prospect Adam Hague (City of Sheffield and Dearne) cleared 5.30 in his first outdoor competition of the year this week.

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Athletics: Merseyside challenge for Rotherham relay team

Rotherham defend their Northern Womens Six Stage Road Relay title at Birkenhead on Saturday.

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Rob Little

South Yorkshire’s best in Inter-counties cross-country test

Several South Yorkshire athletes are in the Yorkshire teams that run in the Inter-counties Cross-country Championships at Prestwold Hall, Loughborough, today.

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Britain's most successful female windsurfer Bryony Shaw says she can take inspiration from Jessica Ennis-Hill and return to the Olympic podium as a new mum. Pic: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Bryony Shaw inspired by mum Jessica Ennis-Hill’s achievement

Britain’s most successful female windsurfer Bryony Shaw says she can take inspiration from Sheffield’s Jessica Ennis-Hill and return to the Olympic podium as a new mum.

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PICTURES: Celebration night for Doncaster athletes was a runaway success

Doncaster running club Danum Harriers held their annual general meeting recently in the Arms Park Suite at Doncaster Knights Rugby Club.

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Britain's Roger Bannister hits the tape to become the first person to break the four-minute mile

Revealed: The Sheffield factory worker who beat Roger Bannister - by 29 days

One of history’s great sports stories ended on Sunday with the death of the first official four-minute miler Sir Roger Bannister, aged 88.

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Athletics: Nutter the best of local runners at English Cross Country Championships

Athletics: Nutter the best of local runners at English Cross Country Championships

South Yorkshire athletes found it tough going at the English Cross Country Championships at Parliament Hill, London, on Saturday.

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Sophie Cowper

South Yorkshire women look to mix it with London elite in National Cross-country Championships

Rotherham Harriers are looking to crack the top ten yet again in the National Cross-country Championships, at Parliament Hill in London tomorrow.

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Gavin Walker

South Yorkshire paralympic athlete selected as Team GB vice captain

Rotherham Paralympic athlete Gavin Walker has been selected as Team GB Vice Captain in the inaugural King Power Quad Nations Tournament.

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Lee Thompson (right) wins the Men's 400m final during day two of the SPAR British Indoor Athletics Championships at Arena Birmingham. Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Sheffield athletes lead the way in British Indoor Championships

City of Sheffield and Dearne athletes Lee Thompson and Adam Hague were in outstanding form at the British Indoor championships at Birmingham over the weekend winning the 400 metres and pole vault respective.

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Peter Elliott. Picture: Chris Etchells

The Peter Elliott interview: How silver still bothers an Olympic man of steel

He was so ferociously driven, it took him 12 years to come to terms with winning only a silver medal at the Olympic Games.

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