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GRAND NATIONAL: ante-post shortlist of seven for Aintree’s great race

With the Cheltenham Festival just around the corner, it seems incongruous to start talking about the Grand National.

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South Yorkshire paralympic athlete selected as Team GB vice captain

Rotherham Paralympic athlete Gavin Walker has been selected as Team GB Vice Captain in the inaugural King Power Quad Nations Tournament.

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Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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Andy Townend after beating Jon Kays at Bramall Lane

South Yorkshire banger Andy Townend gets title shot on Anthony Joshua bill

Barnsley’s Andy Townend will face Joe Cordina for the WBA International Lightweight title at Principality Stadium, Cardiff on March 31.

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The 10 greatest shocks and surprises in the Winter Olympics

The Winter Games, for all the thrills, spills and excitement they generate, live in the shadow of their bigger, bolder, more brash summer cousin.
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Rotherham boxing derby: Atif Shafiq confident he will beat Lee Appleyard at Sheffield Arena on Kell Brook show

Atif Shafiq says his Rotherham derby fight with Lee Appleyard will be the most important fight of his career - and the most dangerous.

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Total Recall, who was one of seven winners for champion trainer Willie Mullins at the new Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown.

Ireland showcases the cream of Jumps racing -- ahead of more dominance at Cheltenham Festival

The decision to switch TV coverage of Irish racing from At The Races to Racing UK from next January has caused consternation and triggered quite a kerfuffle.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: 2018 Power Maxed Arenacross motorbike stars soaring to new heights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena

Arenacross daredevil motorbike superstars will soar to new heights at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena this weekend.

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Lee Appleyard celebrates with the English lightweight title. Picture: Dean Woolley

Boxing: Dave Coldwell backs his man to win battle of Rotherham

Trainer Dave Coldwell believes a Rotherham boxing derby will propel Lee Appleyard towards a British title.

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BREAKING VIDEO: Steelers to stay at Sheffield FlyDSA Arena in five year SIV deal to 'improve game day experience'

Sheffield Arena will remain Steelers' home for a minimum of five more years, it was announced today.

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Fight night: Sheffield boxer loses English title shot in toe-to-toe battle but Josh Wale defends his British belt

Crosspool's Loua Nassa was knocked down twice tonight, failing in his bid to become English champion.
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Doncaster schoolboy becomes golf champion

A Doncaster schoolboy has gone a ‘fair way’ in the world of golf.

Lucy Milburn will be performing the National Anthem at this weekend's Steelers game.

Sheffield star of The Voice Lucy Milburn set for Sheffield Steelers performance

A Sheffield singing star who wowed judges on TV's The Voice is set to perform in front of 8,000 Sheffield Steelers fans this weekend.

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Lee Noble and boxing well wishers, including Kell Brook, Kid Galahad and Billy Joe Saunders

Boxer Lee takes on fresh fight for life

Former Ingle boxer Lee Noble has undergone a bone marrow transplant as he fights for his life against leukaemia.

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Peter Elliott. Picture: Chris Etchells

The Peter Elliott interview: How silver still bothers an Olympic man of steel

He was so ferociously driven, it took him 12 years to come to terms with winning only a silver medal at the Olympic Games.

Racing remains the second-best attended sport in the UK, behind only football.

Ditch the myths -- it’s cool and hip to go racing, especially on the Flat

A couple of myths that tend to sit lazily, and largely unchallenged, on racing’s debating table, have been exploded by the latest research released by the Racecourse Association (RCA).

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Boxer Josh aims to make a European statement in Sheffield show

Josh Wale assesses the European boxing rankings - and likes what he sees.
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An exclusive collection of 25 horses to have caught the eye this Jumps season and likely to go on to big-race success. (PHOTO BY: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: horses to follow from the Jumps season so far

Inexorably, inevitably, the Cheltenham Festival is swinging into view. The rest of the Jumps season, which now resembles one, long dress-rehearsal, one, long schooling session, has hit the home straight and the winning post of mid-March is on the horizon.

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Sheffield star in bid for Britain’s Strongest Man title

Sheffield star in bid for Britain’s Strongest Man title

A new hopeful from Sheffield will take on the might of the World’s Strongest Man, when the city and Giants live host the annual ‘Britain’s strongest man competition’ at the Fly DSA arena this weekend.

Dave Allen v Lenroy Thomas: phase two

Re-match for South Yorkshire boxer Dave Allen on Kell Brook card

Kell Brook’s world title defeat in his Bramall Lane show wasn’t the only disappointment that night in May.

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