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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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Kieran and his new best friend, AJ

Look which global sporting superstar brought a knockout surprise for kids in Sheffield last night!

Champion boxer Anthony Joshua packed a punch with children at a training session in Sheffield as he prepared to defend his world title.
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Jessica Ennis-Hill receives her Life Time achievement award during the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017 at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Pic: David Davies/PA Wire

Lifetime achievement award for Sheffield’s golden girl Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill at BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill received the lifetime achievement award at the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night.

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VIDEO GALLERY: Thousands hit the road for record-breaking Percy Pud 10K in Sheffield

Andy Heyes (Hallamshire) and Eilish McColgan (Dundee) were in scintillating form at the Percy Pud 10K road race in Sheffield yesterday, both setting new course records.

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A scene from the highly-popular Steel City Striders Percy Pud  race in the Loxley and Bradfield areas of Sheffield.

Athletics: Highly competitive field in Sheffield’s anniversary Percy Pud race

Some of the fastest 10k road runners in Britain will compete in and celebrate the 25th anniversary running of Sunday’s Percy Pud race.

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Runners ready to compete title winning phase at Penistone

The third round of the South Yorkshire Cross Country League takes place tomorrow at the Penistone Showground.

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Trevor Fox

Trevor Fox: The pole-vault coach who turns no athlete away has a triple Olympic dream

He’s never stood on the podium. He doesn’t have any medals.

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The gold-winning Hallamshire Under-13 girls l-r: Georgia Robertson, Ruby Simpson and Emma Shipley. Photo:  Thea Bristow

Hallamshire Harriers retain U13 girls team title at England Cross Country Relays championship

Hallamshire Harriers under 13 girls team were outstanding in winning the under 13 girls race at the England Cross Country Relays championship at Mansfield on Saturday.

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Tommy Horton

Athletics: Hallamshire narrowly miss the honours

Hallamshire missed out on the medals in both the men’s and women’s races at the Northern Cross Country relays at Graves Park finishing fourth in both races. In the men’s four stage race Tommy Horton (pic) started Hallam off in third place, his 10:32 time the fastest of the team quartet. Cameron Bell (10:53) retained third place before Joshua Taylor-Brown moved them up to the silver medal position. Hallam University student Taylor-Brown is a useful acquisition for the club. Connor Milnes (11:30) couldn’t hold on to the medal positions on the last stage.

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Graves Park set for Cross County Championships

Graves Park set for Cross County Championships

The Northern Cross Country Relays Championships take place on Saturday at Graves Park.

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Sheffield 10k to be staged at Rother Valley Park on Sunday

Sheffield 10k to be staged at Rother Valley Park on Sunday

The popular MCC Promotions 10K Run Series Comes to Sheffield with the annual Sheffield City 10K at Rother Valley Country Park S26 5PQ at 10am.

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Liam Rabjohn crosses the line to win the Sheffield 10k

Sheffield duo Arrospide and Bayton slash marathon PBs

Itraitz Arrospide (City of Sheffield and Dearne) and Steve Bayton (Hallamshire) lowered their personable bests by a considerable margin in the Berlin marathon yesterday.

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Jenny Blizard from Tickhill

Athletics: Rotherham Harries and Hallamshire chase honours in Manchester

The Northern Road Relay Championships take place today at Sport City, Manchester with Rotherham Harriers particularly strong in the women’s four stage race.

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Kaya Walker of City of Sheffield and Dearne with his U17 gold at the  England  age group championships at Bedford

England U17 gold for Sheffield and Dearne high jumper Kaya Walker

Sheffield high jumper Kaya Walker won a gold medal in the England Under-15/17 Championships in Bedford.

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Alicia Barrett

Chesterfield’s Hallamshire Harriers athlete Alicia Barrett upbeat despite low-key World Championship performance

British sprint hurdles champions Alicia Barrett is looking to the future after failing to make it out of the heats at the World Athletics Championships, in London.

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6,000 mile trip for Sheffield and Chesterfield athletes

6,000 mile trip for Sheffield and Chesterfield athletes

City of Sheffield and Dearne athletes John Lane and Daniel Gardiner are in Taiwan, for the World University Games along with Chesterfield’s Alicia Barrett.

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