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Wimbledon 2018: Everything you need to know about this year’s tennis tournament

Wimbledon makes its annual return between 2 and 15 July, with the best of tennis talent all vying for the highly acclaimed champion title.

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Rugby fans to get first glimpse of new stadium

Rugby fans to get first glimpse of new stadium

New images of the proposed Castleford Tigers Community Stadium go on display for the first time this week.

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Rugby League stars join punters at Pontefract’s evening meeting

We Are lucky enough to have some fantastic sporting action on our doorstep with rugby league and horse racing being two of the biggest spectator sports in both the region and nationally.

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Lewis Daykin wearing the first muaythai championship belt he has won.

Daykin delighted to win first championship

South Elmsall’s Lewis Daykin won his first muay thai championship belt when he took the 68KG C Class Fighting For Autism title in a bruising battle with tough opponent David Adams.

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England’s World Cup campaign to be screened live on big screen in Leeds city centre

Every second of England’s quest for World Cup glory in Russia will be screened live on a big screen in Millennium Square, located at the heart of Leeds city centre.

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Harold Poynton.

A tribute to a true Trinity legend

A true Trinity legend is being mourned this week after he died at the age of 82.

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EXCITED: Paul Tattersfield wrote the unofficial World Cup single, which was sung  by almost 400 students, including his Year 6 class.

WATCH: Could ‘England’s Dream’ come true at the finals ?

A school has recorded an unofficial single in support of England’s World Cup team.

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Hundhill Hall's Sam Malyan bolwing against Pledwick. Picture: John Clifton

Pontefract League: Hurcomb five alive as Hundhill Hall stay top

Hundhill Hall maintained their 100 per cent start to the season in Division Three of the Pontefract League when they made short work of beating Pledwick.

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Leeds is home to a number of local clubs and training facilities with triathlon specific aims

Why Leeds is a world class location for triathlon - and how to get involved

With the city eagerly braced to cheer on the world's most elite triathletes this weekend when the ITU World Triathlon Series Leeds makes its return, it's fair to say triathlon as a sport has well and truly broken out of the shadows.
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IN PICTURES: Local sport round-up

From rugby league and football to cricket and gymnastics, each week our sport pages are full of local games, competitions and championships.

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Kieren Dinnage on his way to a century for Ackworth. Picture: John Clifton

Pontefract League: Ton-up Dinnage keeps Ackworth at 100 per cent

A superb century from Kieren Dinnage helped early season pacesetters Ackworth to a fifth win from five in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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Ninetythreetwenty is clear on the run-in to win the third race on the card at Pontefract's eighties night meeting. Picture: Alan Wright

Belinda rocks Pontefract at first evening meeting of 2018

The first evening fixture of the Pontefract 2018 calendar took place last Friday night and proved a big success.

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Ackworth bowler Craig Walker.

Pontefract League: Walker is five alive as Ackworth remain unbeaten

Craig Walker produced an impressive bowling display to help early season pacesetters Ackworth to maintain their unbeaten start to the season in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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Belinda Carlisle is star attraction at Pontefract Racecourse’s 80s night

Evening meetings are always extremely popular at Pontefract and the first of three this year is 80s Night this Friday (May 25).

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Sports director handed 50 day ban after almost colliding with Tour de Yorkshire marshal

A team sports director who almost ran over a Tour de Yorkshire marshal has been handed a 50 day suspension and a fine of 5,000 Swiss francs (£3,700).
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Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes and cycling destinations

10 of the best cycling routes, trails and destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is known for its wild moors and scenic woodlands, many of which people explore through various cycling routes, trails and cycling destinations.

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Gary Rhodes on his way to a top scoring knock for Streethouse against West Bretton. Picture:  Allan McKenzie

Pontefract League: Rhodes shines as Streethouse stay unbeaten

Streethouse are one of three joint leaders after three rounds of the Pontefract League’s Division One following their 128-run win over West Bretton.

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Scott Askham

Askham disappointed to have to pull out of planned Nottingham fight

Hemsworth mixed martial arts fighter Scott Askham has spoken of his disappointment at having to pull out of his bout at ACB 87, in Nottingham.

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Yorkshire has a wide array of centres, natural coastlines and scenic terrain where you can embrace your inner adrenaline junkie and try something new

From kitesurfing to bungee jumping: 9 extreme activities you can do in Yorkshire

Extreme activities can range from canyoning to slacklining to zip-wiring and the UK's varying geographical locations allow for a multitude of adrenaline-fuelled sports to be embraced.

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Jake Rimmington, whose knock of 70 set up victory for South Kirkby over Hemsworth MW.

Pontefract Cricket League: Singh guides Frickley home

A strong all-round display earned Frickley Colliery a six-wicket win over West Bretton in Division One of the Pontefract League.

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