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Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino handed 18-month ban and £250,000 fine by FA

The Football Association has confirmed Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino is facing an 18-month ban from the game pending an appeal by the club against the Italian’s punishment.

James Willstrop reached the final in Manchester. Picture: Steve Line/

Willstrop beaten in Grand Prix final

Pontefract Squash Club’s James Willstrop continued his excellent run of form when he reached the final of the AJ Bell British Grand Prix at Manchester Sports City.

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Commercial have a three point lead in the dominoes section after beating former pacesetters Rock Inn A 5-0.

Commercial are new leaders as Rock Inn’s slump continues

Commercial have a three point lead in the Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League’s dominoes section after trouncing former leaders Rock Inn A 5-0.

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Methley Ex-Service Club A beat Smawthorne D 8-2.

Title-chasers Methley continue surge as leaders Swillington slip up

Methley Ex-Service Club A moved level on points with Swillington Social A at the top of Castleford and District Snooker League Section A,

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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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Caitlin Howes won the long juimp with a personal best of 3.78 metres.

Caitlin wins at Sheffield with personal best jump

Caitlin Howes of Pontefract Athletics Club won the under 13 girls long jump at Saturday’s Northern Athletics Indoor Open Meeting at Sheffield with a personal best of 3.78 metres.

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Fryston winner Gareth Gill landed 55lb 8oz in Sunday's match.

Gill lands another win in Fryston’s winter league

Gareth Gill won Fryston Angling Club’s winter league match at Pollington’s Viking Fishery for the second successive week.

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Gordon Cooper won all his games easily against C Station.

Leaders YMCA D maintain excellent form

Castleford, Pontefract and District Table Tennis League leaders YMCA D maintained their unbeaten record with 7-3 victories over both C Station B and Knottingley B.

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Katy Metcalf, Kelsi Killick and Shania Lawrence show their defensive strength for Castleford under 13s in Sundays tournament.

Derby rivals emerge with great credit from enthralling contest

The growing popularity of girls’ rugby in the Pontefract and Castleford area was again underlined on Sunday.

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Elmsall's Steve Scott, Karl Caton and Peter Stirk with their 25-mile team medals.

Jane wins trophy for clocking up 7,844 miles on her bicycle this year

THIRTY members and friends attended Elmsall Road Cycling Club’s prize presentation and pea and pice supper at the Upton Arms.

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Featherstone Indoor Bowling Club's players have been in outstanding form.

Featherstone teams in command

Featherstone Indoor Bowling Club recorded a 12-2 win over North Cave in the Yorkshire Over 55s Division One, winning both away rinks and winning and losing a rink at home.

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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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Pontefract's Ross Shand was on the scoresheet in Saturday's game.

Pontefract too good for winless strugglers Medicals

Promotion chasers Pontefract made it six wins from seven matches in Yorkshire Division Two by beating bottom team Sheffield Medicals 34-5 at Moor Lane on Saturday.

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Pontefract's James Willstrop has two PSA Championships in England before Christmas - the British Grand Prix in Manchester this week and the Channel Vas at St George's Hill, Surrey. Picture: Steve Line/

Pontefract set to be at full strength for Leicester clash

Below strength Pontefract lost 3-2 at Birmingham in the Premier Squash League on Tuesday evening.

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Bananarama's Sara Dallin (left) and Keren Woodward.

Huge discounts for Pontefract racegoers who buy early tickets

Pontefract racecourse are offering punters a huge discount if they buy their tickets early for the 2017 season which starts on Tuesday, April 11.

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Methley Ex Service Club A defeated Section A leaders Swillington Social A 8-2.

Methley step up title challenge by beating leaders

Methley Ex Service Club A stepped up their Castleford and District Snooker League Section A title bid by beating leaders Swillington Social A 8-2.

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Flanagan's Army lost 74-63 to Olde Taverners.

Army’s title bid suffers another setback

FLANAGAN’S ARMY suffer another big setback to their Five Towns Quiz League Division One title bid with a 74-63 defeat against Olde Taverners.

Rock Inn B beat darts section title rivals Progressive Club.

Rock Inn have edge in top of table clash

Rock Inn B have a three point lead in the Castleford and District Darts and Dominoes League’s darts section after beating Progressive in a top-of-the-table clash.

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Pontefract's Darrren 'Dynamite' Appleton will make  his eighth Mosconi Cup appearance next week.

‘Dynamite’ aims to help Europe retain Mosconi Cup

Pontefract pool star Darren ‘Dynamite’ Appleton will aim to help Europe retain the Mosconi Cup when they take on USA on London next week.

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Gareth Gill landed a winning 38lb 12oz.

Fryston winner Gareth has plenty to carp about

GARETH GILL, who drew a top peg, used his skill to winkle enough carp to win Fryston Angling Club’s latest winter league match on Deer pond at Pollington’s Viking Fishery on Sunday with 38lb 12oz.

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