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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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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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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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Patrick Rooney in action.

Pontefract’s Rooney enjoys one of best wins of career

British Under 23 champion Patrick Rooney has been in fine form of late, winning his second PSA tour event at the Stortford Classic this month and playing in the Italian League finals in Riccione.

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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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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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Patrick Rooney.

Pontefract-based Rooney wins second PSA title

Pontefract players were back on the winning trail when British Under 23 champion Patrick Rooney won the Stortford Classic to notch his second PSA title.

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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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Chris Simpson, won his game for Pontefract in the National League play-off semi-finals.

Pontefract are edged out in quality national semi-final

The National League semi-final between Pontefract and The RAC, London lived up to everybody’s best expectations, but ended in disappointment for the local club as they lost 3-2.

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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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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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Kings Full gets ahead of Making Miracles to win the second race on the card at Pontefract. Picture: Alan Wright

Trainer Ryan enjoys treble success at Pontefract

After a miserable morning the weather gods produced a bright but breezy afternoon for the 29th annual Northern Racing College Charity Day at Pontefract Racecourse.

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Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.

Leeds local set to abseil down city centre building for charity this month

Saturday May 20 will see Jamie Carlsson-Yates, 23, take part in the British Red Cross Leeds MSV Abseil.
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Tour de Yorkshire: Everything you need to know ahead of stage four

The final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire swings into action today, but who will come out on top?
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Tour de Yorkshire 2018: Live news, pictures and analysis from Stage 3

The sun is shining and the crowds are gathering as the third stage of the Tour de Yorkshire gets set to push off across the county today.

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