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I will be world champion one day insists disappointed Gavin McDonnell

Gavin McDonnell is convinced he will be a world champion one day after just coming up short in his bid for the WBC super bantamweight title.

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Gavin McDonnell unsuccessful in bid to become WBC champion

Gavin McDonnell produced a valiant effort but missed out on the WBC super bantamweight title on a majority decision to Rey Vargas

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Gavin McDonnell. Picture: Mark Robinson

Gavin McDonnell set to go to Hull and back again for world title dream

He may be Doncaster through and through but Gavin McDonnell has a certain affinity with Hull.

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Eddie Hearn tips Gavin McDonnell for surprise stoppage in WBC title clash

Promoter Eddie Hearn says he has a 'funny feeling' Gavin McDonnell will stop opponent Rey Vargas tonight to become WBC champion.

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Home comforts could be key admits Gavin McDonnell in WBC title clash

Gavin McDonnell admits home advantage could prove key for his WBC world title fight tonight.

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Twin Gavin can learn from my mistakes insists Jamie McDonnell

Jamie McDonnell believes twin brother Gavin can learn from his mistakes as he seeks to claim the WBC super bantamweight title this weekend.

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Gavin McDonnell’s journey of a lifetime told by those who know him best

It started with a drunken claim and could end on Saturday night with Gavin McDonnell reaching the pinnacle of the sport of boxing.

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Gavin McDonnell during his open workout in Hull this week. Picture: Matchroom

Confident Gavin McDonnell unfazed by ‘tall’ world title foe Vargas

Gavin McDonnell saw something yesterday that he has not experienced in his career so far – an opponent standing taller than him.

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Favourite Thistlecrack, who has been ruled out of the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup because of injury.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: golden rules for a successful week of punting

As the mighty THISTLECRACK becomes the latest casualty, the battered and bruised Cheltenham Festival is limping into view on crutches.

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Yorkshire's Joe Root, the new captain of England Cricket team photocall at Headingley. Picture Tony Johnson.

Danny Hall: Joe Root enjoys a whirlwind first day on the job as England captain

It is a city with a proud cricketing heritage so of the 676 players to have played in a Test match for England, it is somewhat remarkable that only three have been bred in Sheffield.

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United Kingdom Champion Tyler Bate and WWE's new UK stars will make history - appearing for the first time at select WWE Live Events in the UK and Ireland from May 4 to 12.

BREAKING: WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers to join legends at Sheffield Arena

WWE's new UK superstar wrestlers will make history when they battle alongside legends on the next live tour - including a date at Sheffield Arena, we can exclusively reveal.

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Doncaster races preview and tips for Wednesday, February 22

Ericht can spearhead a Nicky Henderson double at Doncaster.

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VIDEO: Dickie Bird exhibition celebrates Test cricket umpire legend at Experience Barnsley

Howzat! Yorkshire's own Mr Cricket Dickie Bird has been bowled over by a home town exhibition celebrating his extraordinary life and career at Experience Barnsley.
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Exciting novice chaser Altior is spring-heeled on his way to victory in the highlight of Newbury's stellar card last Saturday.

Can any of these magnificent seven ride into Grand National history at Aintree?

The juggernaut marked ‘Cheltenham Festival’ that is plunging headlong towards us was briefly stopped in its tracks this week by one of racing’s equally iconic standing dishes.

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Pictured at  his home  off Woodhead Road, Wortley, Sheffield is mountain bike racer Steve Peat who has launched his own team, Team Orange Eingland.

Sheffield star cyclist releases date for 2017 Steel City DH

Mountain bikes at the ready - the date of this year’s Steel City DH has been announced as May 20, to take place in Sheffield’s Greno Woods.

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Arenacross UK 2017 Tour Sheffield Arena Pro winner Cedric Soubeyras, centre, celebrates with with second placed Angelo Pellegrini and third Thomas Ramette.

RESULTS & REPORT: Arenacross UK Tour 2017 roars into Sheffield Arena

Motorbike superstar Cedric Soubeyras thrilled a packed Sheffield Arena as he rode a near perfect main event to slightly stretch his Pro championship lead in the Arenacross UK 2017 championship.

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Sheffield's Luke Cutts on his way to winning the pole vault. Photos: Andrew Roe .

Cutts and Emmanuel lead way as City of Sheffield and Dearne athletes star in British Indoor Championships at EIS

There were plenty of top performances from local athletes at the British Indoor Championships at the EIS, Sheffield.

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Two of Yorkshire trainer Malcolm Jefferson's top horses make the list. He is pictured here with his crack 2m novice chaser, Cloudy Dream.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL: horses to follow from the opening weeks of 2017

This is not an easy time of year for racing fans. On the one hand, we cannot wait for the Cheltenham Festival. On the other hand, our feverish anticipation is sullied by the dreaded news of yet another star turn sidelined by injury or worse.

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ABC superstar Martin Fry will headline this year's Eroica Britannia cycling festival - then join family and fans on their bikes in the Peak District.

Eroica Britannia cycling festival steps up a gear with ABC's Martin Fry and DJ Norman Jay

Poison Arrow hitmaker Martin Fry is on target to join thousands of fans on a bike ride after he headlines a retro cycling festival weekend in the Peak District.

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A girls quad from Doncaster Rowing Club in action. Photo: Phil Haigh

Doncaster set to host annual rowing spectacular

Doncaster and City of Sheffield rowing clubs will co-host their annual South Yorkshire Head of the River race on Saturday.

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