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Tour de Yorkshire cycling race extended to four days

Organisers of the Tour de Yorkshire cycling race have today announced that the event will grow from three to four days in 2018.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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WIN: Tickets to Battle Of Britain ACB 70 cage fighting at Sheffield Arena this Saturday

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ACB 70 Basttle of Britain at Sheffield Arena, September 23, 2017.

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Battle Of Britain ACB 70 will see Mixed Martial Arts cage fighting action returns to Sheffield Arena this month and we have a knockout prize - five pairs of tickets to be won.

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Harrogate Town AFC fans could see some big changes at the CNG stadium.

Major plans revealed for Harrogate Town AFC's Wetherby Road stadium

Ambitious plans to improve the facilities at Harrogate Town AFC's CNG Stadium have been hailed as 'absolutely key' to the club's future success.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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WIN MMA big fight tickets to see ACB 65 debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

WIN: Big fight tickets to see ACB 65 Mixed Martial Arts debut at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

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South Yorkshire cage fighters Ricardo Franco, Sam 'The Hurricane' Halliday and  and Sam Boult on the ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday, July 22.

Yorkshire cage fighters on ACB 65 world title bill at Sheffield Arena on Saturday

Trash talking cage fighter Conor McGregor's forthcoming battle with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather has created a huge global interest in MMA and three Yorkshire fighters are hoping to make a knockout impact this weekend.
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Second placed Lois Toulson and Matthew Lee of Great Britain watch the scoreboard at the Swimming World Championships 2017 in Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary. (Tibor Illyes/MTI via AP)

Olympic champions Laugher and Mears fall short - but there’s a new City of Leeds duo to celebrate

Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears had to settle for fourth in the men’s 3m synchronised event at the World Championships in Budapest on Saturday, just hours after two younger members of the City of Leeds Diving club made their mark.

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Britain's Jack Laugher, left, and Chris Mears pose with their gold medals after the men's synchronized 3m springboard diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

Laugher and Mears ready to repeat Rio

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears admit they battled with the realisation of achieving a lifelong dream after winning Olympic gold medals.

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Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

Wimbledon fans - playing tennis yourself is easier than you think

As a keen tennis fan, I’m all too aware that Wimbledon fortnight represents my best chance to convert casual fans to my favourite sport.
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ACB Light-Heavyweight Champion Thiago Silva defends his belt against undefeated Russian prospect Batraz Agnaev at Sheffield Arena on July 22.

BREAKING: Mixed Martial Arts to debut at Sheffield Arena with Thiago Silva v Batraz Agnaev ACB world title

Fight fans in Sheffield got some knock out news today - Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is making its debut at the Arena with a ACB world title fight and world class undercard later this month.
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Harrogate eventer Hazel Towers with horses Simply Clover, Simply Smart, Fuzzy Felt and Waikiki. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Bramham Horse Trials 2017: Harrogate's Hazel has sporting success covered

Harrogate’s Hazel Towers felt she had a pretty good handle on her eventing career when quitting her job as a brand manager for an umbrella company.

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Ex-WWE world champ and UFC star CM Punk offered $1m to return to the ring for UK tour with 5 Star wrestling.

VIDEO: WWE legend offered $1m for UK ring return including 5 Star Wrestling shows in Sheffield and Leeds

WWE legend CM Punk has been offered a staggering $1m to return to the ring in the UK for dates including Leeds and Sheffield.

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VIDEO: WWE superstars bounce in for special basketball game ahead of show at Sheffield Arena

WWE superstars swapped wrestling for basketball when they bounced into Sheffield for a slam-dunk time promoting the forthcoming Special Olympics GB national games coming to the city.
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The Peloton passes through Burnsall in the Yorkshire Dales on the last leg of the race from Bradford to Sheffield. Picture: Tony Johnson

Tour de Yorkshire 2017: Photos and videos from Stage 3

The Tour de Yorkshire peloton headed from Bradford to Sheffield on the final day of this year's race.
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VIDEO: Jubilant crowds roar Tour de Yorkshire through Pateley Bridge

Pateley Bridge welcomed crowds from across Yorkshire to share its time in the cycling world’s spotlight on Saturday.

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Ripon Hornblower Wayne Cobbett, Coun Pauline McHardy, and Sally Close from Discover Ripon.

Special report: How Ripon marked the Tour de Yorkshire

Finola Fitzpatrick reports on a very special and memorable day for Ripon.
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As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

As it happened: Tour de Yorkshire 2017 Tadcaster - Harrogate

Nacer Bouhanni won the second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire, crossing the finish line in first place on Harrogate’s iconic Parliament Street.

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