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ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Saturday

It’s the fifth and final day of Royal Ascot, with the highlights being a couple of 6f sprints, the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes and the cavalry-charge that is the Wokingham Handicap.

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Dylan, aged 9, is the NUMBER ONE British climber

The British Mountaineering Council Youth Climbing Series National Final took place in Edinburgh recently and Dylan Heason, aged 9 from Grindleford Primary School in the Peak District qualified and climbed to take the British No1 spot.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Friday

A stunning card is in prospect for day four of Royal Ascot, spearheaded by two Group Ones, the Commonwealth Cup and the Coronation Stakes.

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Wimbledon makes its annual return on July 2-15, with the crme de la crme of tennis stars vying for the highly acclaimed champion title

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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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: updated selections for Thursday

Royal Ascot, the greatest Flat meeting in the world, is in full swing now, and today is Ladies’ Day, highlighted by the Gold Cup.

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Royal Ascot, scene of the greatest Flat meeting in the world.

ROYAL ASCOT: preview and tips for all five days

The country is consumed by the World Cup. But for racing fans, the drama in Russia takes a back seat this week to Royal Ascot.

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Rhododendron pips Lightning Spear to victory in the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury last month. Now they are set to meet again at Royal Ascot.

COUNTDOWN TO ROYAL ASCOT: five fascinating duels to savour

This year’s Royal Ascot throws up some fascinating duels to savour in big Group One races that are part of the Qipco Champions Series.

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It's all smiles from this resident of Mark Johnston's yard in Middleham, Yorkshire at an open day there earlier this year. Could Johnston himself be full of joy after one of his crack 2yos wins at Royal Ascot? (PHOTO BY: James Hardisty, Yorkshire Post Newspapers)

COUNTDOWN TO ROYAL ASCOT: promising 2yos likely to make an impact

We know all about the big names set to rock up at Royal Ascot next week. Horses such as Cracksman, Order Of St George, Battaash, Lady Aurelia, Rhododendron, Vazirabad and Harry Angel.

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Masar, ridden by Willam Buick, storms home from Dee Ex Bee (far side) and Roaring Lion to spring an upset in the Investec Derby at Epsom.

DERBY VERDICT: why Godolphin deserved the glory, and why the hot favourite was beaten

The smug postscript to last week’s pre-Derby column would be to celebrate the fact that yes, my fancy ROARING LION did indeed make it third time lucky and exact his revenge on the hot favourite, SAXON WARRIOR.

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Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hits out from the bowling of  Lancashire's Matthew Parkinson watched by wicket keeper Dane Vilas.

Cricket: Records tumble as Yorkshire ease past Lancashire

Centuries from Adam Lyth and David Willey kept Yorkshire on course for Royal London one-day Cup joy with a record-breaking win over Lancashire at Old Trafford.

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Nick Poppleton - pic from Leaderboard Photography

Play Off drama: Wath’s Nick Poppleton wins major golfing trophy

England’s Nick Poppleton won the Brabazon Trophy in dramatic style when he chipped in on the second play-off hole at Frilford Heath Golf Club, Oxfordshire.

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Sheffield Star v Sheffield Telegraph charity football match at Bramall Lane for The Children's Hospital Charity.

Sheffield Star v Telegraph charity football match raises over £1100

They work together and are friends and colleagues - but staff from the Sheffield Star and Sheffield Telegraph went into battle this weekend on the football field.

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Saxon Warrior just edges out Roaring Lion at Doncaster in the Racing Post Trophy last October. Now the duo are set to lock horns again in the Investec Derby at Epsom on Saturday.

DERBY PREVIEW: can Roaring Lion tame the hot favourite at Epsom?

As a racecourse, Doncaster has had its nose put out of joint more often than it might care for in recent years.

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Lee Appleyard loses to Atif Shafiq: Pic by Lawrence Lustig

Boxing: Crunch time for Lee Appleyard as he targets two-weight championship

Lee Appleyard aims to be a two-weight English champion by the end of the year.

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Win for YCC

Cricket: Lyth century dominates for Yorkshire

An unbeaten century from Adam Lyth saw Yorkshire through to a comfortable nine-wicket victory at Leicestershire.

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Brendan Ingle passed away at Sheffield's Hallamshire Hospital this morning

Date set for funeral of legendary Sheffield boxing trainer Brendan Ingle

A date has been set for the funeral of legendary Sheffield boxing trainer, Brendan Ingle MBE, who died this morning, aged 77.

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Tributes as legendary Sheffield boxing trainer Brendan Ingle dies at 77

Sheffield boxing trainer Brendan Ingle has died at the age of 77.

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Rhododendron (number 16) pips Lightning Spear to win the Group One Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

Lockinge crowns a princess of the Turf on regal day at Newbury

It was Royal Wedding Day. It was also FA Cup final day. But for racing buffs, Saturday represented something far more significant -- Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury and one of the most attractive cards in the build-up to Royal Ascot.

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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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