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WIN: Arenacross VIP night out at Sheffield Arena

Jump to it and you could win a luxury VIP night out for two to see daredevil motorbike riders in Arenacross action.

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Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Amateur entrants who plan to race this summer's ITU World Series triathlon course in Leeds are being given a sneak preview of the new route.
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Crowds in Pateley Bridge welcomes riders in last year's Tour de Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Roadshows to discuss road closures and legacy

Roadshows giving details about the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire are coming to our district.

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Spot yourself: Boxing Day meeting at Wetherby Races

Were you at the Boxing Day meeting at Wetherby Racecourse?

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The Boxing Day meeting is Wetherby's busiest of the season.

Crowds set for return of Boxing Day meeting at Wetherby Races

The 188bet Yorkshire Christmas Meeting takes place at Wetherby Racecourse from December 26-27.

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WHO WILL PREVAIL?

SPOTY 2016: How will Yorkshire's five contenders fare?

The annual debate over which sporting personality has the greatest achievement over the last 12 months is upon us and the winner of the BBC vote will be announced on Sunday evening.

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Who have been the most influential and inspiring women from Yorkshire over the past 70 years?

Who have been Yorkshire’s female icons over the last 70 years?

As BBC’s Woman’s Hour reveals its list of the most influential women of the last 70 years, Chris Bond chooses his own top 10 from Yorkshire.

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's FMX god Edgar Torronteras who cites Sheffield as his fave arena

PREVIEW: Motorbike daredevils jump to it for spectacular Arenacross show in Sheffield

Daredevil motorbike riders are gearing up to bring fast and furious high octane action to Sheffield Arena with the return of Arenacross early next year.
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Gavin Sheehan, on Cole Harden, celebrates winning the World Hurdle at Cheltenham. (Picture: PA)

‘First day at big school’ for Cole Harden

FOR three years, Gavin Sheehan has been itching to race Cole Harden over steeplechase fences because he thinks the horse could be that ‘special’. Today, the jockey gets his wish.

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Pictured from left, Tour Director Christian Prudhomme, MP Nigel Adams and Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire were met at Tadcaster bridge by school children from all three primary schools in the town.

Eyes of the cycling world on Tadcaster

It was summed up pretty well by Sir Gary Verity who said on Friday: "2017 will be Tadcaster’s year!"

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Video: Full route for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire cycle race

Two Unesco World Heritage sites, four corners of the county and a famous bridge damaged in the floods of last Christmas will all play a role in the third annual Tour de Yorkshire cycle race next April.

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Video: Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Pateley and Tadcaster primed for 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

Stage two of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Tadcaster, taking in Knaresborough, Pateley Bridge and Ripon before finishing in Harrogate.

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Trainer Richard Guest with 2001Grand National winner Red Marauder. (Picture: Marcus Corazzi)

Red Marauder: ‘No braver horse’ says Grand National-winning partner Richard Guest

RICHARD GUEST had paid tribute to the bravery of the legendary Red Marauder who overcame countless setbacks to win the ‘monsoon’ Grand National of 2001 when just four runners completed the Aintree marathon because of the saturated ground.

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Irish Cavalier ridden by Jonathan Moore (left) clears the last fence to win the bet365 Charlie Hall Steeple Chase during day two of the bet365 Charlie Hall Meeting at Wetherby Racecourse. (Photo: PA)

Irish Cavalier surges to Charlie Hall Chase triumph at Wetherby

Jonathan Moore cemented his position as new stable jockey for Rebecca Curtis when steering Irish Cavalier to a surprise success in the bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.

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Only way is up for Knaresborough speedster Dan Linfoot after finishing fourth in British Superbikes

Only way is up for Knaresborough speedster Dan Linfoot after finishing fourth in British Superbikes

NOrth Yorkshire rider Dan Linfoot says the only way is up after securing his best finish in the British Superbikes series.

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Cue Card ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan (Picture: PA)

Cue Card up against 10 horses in Charlie Hall renewal at Wetherby

ELEVEN horses have been declared for Saturday’s flagship bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.

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Alistair and Jonny Brownleee (right) are interviewed by BBC presenter Helen Skelton on stage during the Olympic and Paralympic athletes celebration parade in Manchester. PIC: PA

Yorkshire’s Rio stars shine at glittering parade

Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes were celebrated at the northern parade hailing the success of the nation’s athletes in Rio.

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Sir Gary Verity, Chief Executive at Welcome to Yorkshire, as Yorkshire is chosen to host the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, during a press conference at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices, Leeds.

Now let’s add a fourth day to Tour de Yorkshire, says Verity

WELCOME to Yorkshire chief executive Sir Gary Verity is hoping the successful bid to bring the 2019 road world championships to the region will persuade British Cycling to give the Tour de Yorkshire an extra day.

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FINAL PUSH: Lord Wishes and Nick Scholfield clear the last jump before going on to win The Bobby Renton Hanicap Steeple Chase - the feature race on the opening day of the National Hunt season at Wetherby on Wednesday. Picture: Gary Longbottom.

Fast pace works well for Lord Wishes as Wetherby gets off to enthusiastic opener

NICK SCHOLFIELD and Lord Wishes swooped late to land the Bobby Renton Chase, the opening day highlight of Wetherby’s 2016-17 National Hunt season.

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