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Sellars books place on O2 bill

Halifax boxer Jack Sellars made it six fights unbeaten in the professional ranks on Friday to earn his place on one of the biggest domestic bills of the year next month.

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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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Hatzer is history-maker

Hatzer is history-maker

Hove Edge BC’s Keith Hatzer has become the first ever Yorkshire CGBA president to have two one-year spells in office.

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Heavyweight Josh a big hit

Halifax’s Josh Sandland is up to 14th in the British heavyweight rankings after just two fights as a professional.

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Yorkshire's Joe Root, the new captain of England's Test team.

Captain Joe Root hoping to bring the smiles back to English cricket

JOE Root believes the England captaincy can actually raise his game to a whole new level rather than diminish his run-scoring prowess.

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In charge: England have announced Yorkshire batsman Joe Root as their new Test captain. (Picture: Adam Davy/PA)

This is a huge honour, says Yorkshire’s Joe Root as he takes England reins from captain Alastair Cook

“PRIVILEGED, humbled and very excited.”

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England's Joe Root celebrates his double century against Pakistan. (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire)

Chris Waters: Joe Root will adopt a bold new approach in charge of England

TO the names of Lord Hawke, Stanley Jackson, Rony Stanyforth, Norman Yardley, Len Hutton, Brian Close, Raymond Illingworth, Geoffrey Boycott and Michael Vaughan can be added that of Joe Root.

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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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A fresh-faced Joe Root at Yorkshire's photocall in 2010. (Picture: Vaughn Ridley/SWPix)

From Yorkshire scholar to the England captaincy - the rise of Joe Root

Joe Root will be named as the new England captain on Monday. Here The Yorkshire Post chronicles the Sheffield batsman’s rise to the top.

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‘Humbled and privileged’: Joe Root handed England captaincy

Yorkshireman Joe Root has been named as the new England cricket captain.

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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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Outlane duo pip Crow Nest pair

Count back was needed to decide the winners of Tuesday’s first Halifax Huddersfield and District Golf Alliance meeting of 2017, held at Hanging Heaton.

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Actions from Mytholmroyd v Booth, Cricket, at Mytholmroyd CC. Pictured is Booth celebration

Holders must cross Bridge

Parish Cup holders Booth will be going to Sowerby Bridge’s Walton Street ground after all next season.

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CricketTalk: End of an era sees Alastair Cook leave door open for Yorkshire’s Joe Root

ALASTAIR COOK bowed to what seemed the inevitable on Monday this week when he stood down as England’s Test match captain after 59 games in charge.

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PREVIEW: Daredevil bikers jump to it for Arenacross UK 2017 Tour at Sheffield Arena

Motorbike fans are getting all revved up for three hours of fast and furious racing with some of the world's top riders in action this weekend when Arenacross UK returns to Sheffield Arena.
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Joe Root, left, and Alastair Cook pictured during England duty together last summer (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

It can only be Joe Root for me as England’s new captain, says Andrew Gale

ANDREW GALE last night hailed Joe Root as the perfect choice to replace Alastair Cook as England Test captain.

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20th September 2013.  Winter Olympic hopeful Katie Ormerod.

Historic silver for Katie

Brighouse snow boarder Katie Ormerod claimed a silver medal as women made their debut at the Air and Style big air competition in Innsbruck, Austria.

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Strongman Eddie Hall rides off with motorbike prize after lifting Britain's Strongest Man title at Doncaster Dome. Photos: Marisa Cashill.

Strongman Eddie Hall smokes competition with world record title win

Strongman Eddie 'The Beast' Hall got fans all revved up after he muscled his way into the history books yet again and won a motorbike - then burnt out the back tyre doing a celebratory wheel spin.

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Shelf agree to be promoted

Shelf agree to be promoted

Shelf CC firsts, who finished third in Division Two of the Spenser Wilson Halifax Cricket League last summer, will step up to the middle section for the 2017 campaign.

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I'M YOUR MAN: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan. Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Natural choice: Tim Bresnan delighted to be in main support role for Yorkshire

TIM BRESNAN has spoken of his surprise and delight after Yorkshire broke with recent tradition to name him as their new vice-captain.

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