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Plans begin to make the most of the Tour

Planning has begun following the announcement that Pocklington will host the Tour de Yorkshire in April.


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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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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The Tour of Britain came through Pocklington in 2009

Tour-ific news for Pocklington

“Absolutely fantastic” – that is how the news has been received following the announcement that the Tour de Yorkshire will sprint through Pocklington for the first time.


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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The 2015 Tour de Yorkshire in Bridlington

Tour will bring international publicity to the East Riding

The Tour de Yorkshire will pass Bridlington’s new £25million leisure centre and Burton Agnes Hall for the first time.

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The 2015 Tour de Yorkshire also started in Bridlington

Tour de Yorkshire 2017 to start in Bridlington

The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Bridlington.

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Ben Rees charges forward for Pocklington RUFC

Pocklington ready for Driffield derby clash in Yorkshire Cup

Pocklington RUFC, currently fourth in North One East, have a mouthwatering derby cup tie on Saturday when they welcome Driffield in the second round of the Yorkshire Cup (3pm).

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Lottery millions helping to bring world's top cyclists to Yorkshire for 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships

Lottery millions for Yorkshire cycling showcase 'will enhance UK as world leading host'

Millions of pounds of National Lottery funding for the 2019 UCI Road World Cycle Championships will help Yorkshire enhance the UK's reputation as a world leading host, says the head of UK Sport.
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Pocklington winger Jed Jackson in action v Bradford & Bingley

Pock winger Nixon set to miss Percy Park clash

Pocklington are back at Feathers Field to entertain Newcastle outfit Percy Park in North 1 East on Saturday (3pm).
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The route of the hotly-anticipated Rio Heroes homecoming parade in Leeds celebrating the achievements of Yorkshire Olympic and Paralympic athletes has been unveiled.

Unveiled: Parade route for Yorkshire's Rio heroes

Here it is – the route our Rio Heroes will take during a spectacular homecoming parade in Leeds city centre tomorrow.
RIO 2016: Leeds's own Alistair and Jonny Brownlee with their gold and silver medals for the Men's Triathlon. PIC: PA

Party time! Parade to celebrate Yorkshire athletes’ Rio success

YORKSHIRE’S Olympic and Paralympic stars are set to receive a heroes welcome at a special homecoming parade in Leeds later this month.


RIO VIDEO & 360 PHOTO: Yorkshire's Ed Clancy gears up to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' five Olympic golds

Yorkshire's Olympic cycling superstar Ed Clancy hopes to equal Sir Bradley Wiggins' total of five gold medals.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Olympic boxing gold will be 'another day at the office', says Nicola Adams

Yorkshire's Olympic boxing champ Nicola Adams today vowed to bring home a historic second gold medal and confidently said it would be 'another day at the office'.

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Silver in Rio for Sheffield super mum Jessica Ennis Hill

360 PHOTO: Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl after silver in Rio

Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl despite silver in the heptathlon at the Rio Olympics, writes Graham Walker.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Ennis-Hill can strike gold in Rio, says Kelly Holmes

Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes is tipping Sheffield's own golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill to retain her heptathlon crown in Rio this weekend.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Olympic champ Joe Clarke sleeps with new gold medal

Olympic champ Joe Clarke has told how he is sleeping with his new gold medal after his dream came true.

Racing Ahead

Johnston and Fahey seek Ladies’ Day success

Our racing pundit Tony McCormick from and of, the world’s largest independent horse racing website, shares his daily, each-way Double-Dutch selections.

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Action from last year's Barry Sheene Festival at Oliver's Mount

Oliver's Mount fans ready for Sheene festival

Racing action returns to Oliver’s Mount this weekend with the Barry Sheene Festival powered by Suzuki.

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