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Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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Video - Joe Root relishes challenge of aiding Yorkshire’s pursuit of one-day glory

ENGLAND Test captain Joe Root is relishing the chance of trying to help end Yorkshire’s long wait for success in the limited-overs game.

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Dean Harrison leads the way at Oliver's Mount

Harrison hits winning form at Spring Cup meeting

The current king of English road racing continued his domination as he took seven victories from seven starts over the two-day meeting at Oliver's Mount last weekend.

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Captain Gary Ballance scored a Yorkshire-best 203 not out against Hampshire to go with his first innings 108 (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Hampshire v Yorkshire - The Verdict: Gary Ballance excels to rescue draw for Yorkshire

MUCH more of this and it might be playfully suggested that there is a case for appointing Gary Ballance as the specialist captain of the England Test side.

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The Tour de Yorkshire is a free show like no other

Tour de Yorkshire preview: What you need to know about this weekend’s big event

THE Tour de Yorkshire will be an opportunity for Yorkshire’s local communities to present themselves and the county to the world as never before, the chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire says.

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Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance made 108 in the first innings against Hampshire and is unbeaten on 78 overnight in the second (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Double trouble: Yorkshire looking to captain Gary Ballance as they battle to avoid another loss

IF YOU had said before the start of the season that this match would provide an early opportunity for one of the teams to complete the double over the other, you would have thought that it would be an opportunity for Yorkshire to complete the double over Hampshire as opposed to the other way round.

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Hampshire's James Vince (Picture: Simon Hulme).

Hampshire v Yorkshire: We let it get away from us – Gary Ballance

THEY came to the Ageas Bowl in the hope of watching England batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow.

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Yorkshire lost to Hampshire in their opening game of the County Championship season despite claiming a commanding position after the first inings (Photo: SW Pix)

RECAP: Hampshire v Yorkshire (day one): James Vince scores century for hosts as Ben Coad stars again

Yorkshire seek to avenge the opening defeat of the County Championship campaign against Hampshire as the two teams meet at the Ageas Bowl.
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Peter Handscomb is set to drop down from the No 3 position to accommodate Joe Root as Yorkshire tackle Hampshire in the County Championship (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire looking to avenge instant setback

ANDREW GALE will today send his Yorkshire players out on a revenge mission.

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Video - Stunning start to season sees Ben Coad earn faith of Yorkshire with extended deal

UNNECESSARY though it may seem – given the mesmerising start he has enjoyed to the 2017 season – Ben Coad says his new extended contract with Yorkshire has handed him a further confidence boost.

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Brid set to face old rivals Beverley in Pock 7s

Bridlington will again take part in Yorkshire’s oldest rugby seven-a-side tournament, the 59th John Smiths Pock 7s, at Pocklington RUFC tomorrow.

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WATCH: Singing plumber's tribute to the Tour de Yorkshire

WATCH: Singing plumber's tribute to the Tour de Yorkshire

A musician has released his latest comic video celebrating the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire.

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Yorkshire's Gary Ballance hits out on his way to a half-century against Hampshire (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire need ruthless approach, says Ballance

GARY BALLANCE is calling on his Yorkshire batsmen to be more greedy and ruthless after the club lost their opening game of the Championship season.

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Hampshire's Kyle Abbott celebrates dismissing Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan for his fifth wicket in the innings. (Picture: SWPix.com)

Yorkshire v Hampshire: Injury-hit Yorkshire succumb to surprise reverse

THE TERM “squeaky-bum time” is often used at this time of year as the football season draws to a close.

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An injury crisis has left Steve Patterson as Yorkshire's main frontline bowler for the County Championship opener

LIVE: Yorkshire v Hampshire: Latest updates from County Championship opener at Headingley

Yorkshire open their 2017 County Championship campaign at home to Hampshire today.

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Peter Handscomb and Joe Root pictured at Yorkshire's media day on Wednesday (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Yorkshire overseas star Peter Handscomb quickly made to feel at home

PETER HANDSCOMB met his new Yorkshire team-mates for the first time at the club’s media day yesterday sporting a smile as big as Melbourne Cricket Ground.

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Yorkshire boxing greats Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13

WIN: Big fight tickets to see Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams at Leeds First Direct Arena

Yorkshire boxing heroes Josh Warrington and Nicola Adams top a stellar fight card at Leeds First Direct Arena on May 13 and we are giving you the chance to win tickets.
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Yorkshires Tim Bresnan takes another wicket as the county side beat Leeds-Bradford students at Headingley yesterday in their final warm-up match (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

Bresnan shines as depleted Yorkshire cruise to victory over students

ON the one hand this was a mismatch that provided little by way of competitive viewing.

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Adam Lyth made 194 for Yorkshire against Leeds-Bradford MCCU at Headingley (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Adam Lyth has time on side to better Len Hutton's Yorkshire record

ADAM LYTH narrowly missed out on scoring his fifth double hundred for Yorkshire yesterday and equalling the tally of the great Len Hutton.

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With injuries leaving Yorkshire short-handed in the bowling department ahead of the start of the Championship season, Ben Coad produced encouraging figures of 2-17 yesterday at Headingley against Leeds-Bradford students (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Yorkshire v Leeds-Bradford Students: Ben Coad gives Yorkshire lift with promising showing

YORKSHIRE have revealed that they will be without pace bowlers Ryan Sidebottom and Liam Plunkett for their opening County Championship match of the season.

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