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The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Blaklion, impressive winner of the Randox Health Becher Chase over the Grand National fences at Aintree on Saturday.

Gold Cup hero back with bang in weekend that was Sceaux (or Sceau) good

You had to know your Sceaux from your Sceau when analysing and assessing a weekend of racing action that warmed the cockles of even the coldest of hearts amid the ice and snow.

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Emily Asquith shows off her winners medal and certificate after claiming victory in the NABGC Championships

National title delight for Bridlington boxing star Emily

Bridlington Boxing Club’s Emily Asquith won her second national title last weekend.

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Jake Day scored the last-minute winner when Brid visited Athersley earlier this season

Seasiders set to tackle Athersley

All four of Bridlington Town’s teams' fixtures fell foul of the weather at the weekend and the first team fixture at home to Worksop Town on Tuesday was also postponed because the Queensgate pitch was frozen.

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Yorkshire's coaching duo of Martyn Moxon and Andrew Gale will take the team to South Africa next March (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Change of scenery as Yorkshire choose to hone their preparations in South Africa

YORKSHIRE County Cricket Club are heading to South Africa for their pre-season tour.

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Kane Williamson is returning to Yorkshire for almost two months of the 2018 season (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com).

‘Cool, calm and collected’ Kane Williamson returns to Yorkshire for 2018

MARTYN MOXON says Kane Williamson will prove a “perfect fit” for Yorkshire after the New Zealand captain agreed to return to Headingley for a fourth spell.

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Total Recall, trained by Willie Mullins and ridden by Paul Townend, won the first edition of the �250,000 Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury on Saturday.

All the stars aligned as Newbury serves up best meeting of Jumps season so far

It’s not often all the stars are aligned and you get all your ducks in a row at a race meeting. But that was definitely the case last weekend at Newbury, who dished up the best, and most enjoyable, fare of the Jumps season so far.

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League leaders Rangers Scorpions surge past Victoria Dock

Brid Rangers Scorpions thrash Victoria Dock

Bridlington Rangers Scorpions Under-13s continued their 100% winning start at the top of their Hull & District Youth League division with an 11-3 win against Victoria Dock.

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Bridlington Martial Arts and Fitness Centre claimed all three podium spots in Team Kata, some of whom are aiming to earn Olympic trials spots, along with chief coach Stuart Hicken

Bridlington Martial Arts Club earn 24 world gold medals

Bridlington Martial Arts and Fitness Centre scooped 24 gold medals in the TYGA World Open Martial Arts Championships at Crystal Palace.

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LONG-SERVING: Adil Rashid. Picture: John Clifton/SWpix.com

Adil Rashid insists ‘plenty more’ in the tank after earning Yorkshire benefit year in 2018

YORKSHIRE have awarded leg-spinner Adil Rashid a benefit for next year.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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IN PICTURES: Bridlington's first Santa Run

Around 100 runners swapped their sports kit for Santa suits as Bridlington Lions hosted a new event for the town.

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Beverley chosen as starting point for biggest-ever Tour de Yorkshire ahead of grand finale in Leeds

NEXT YEAR’S Tour de Yorkshire will begin in Beverley and cover 711 km before finishing in Leeds three days later.

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The first Tour de Yorkshire began in Bridlington in 2015

Tour will not pass through Bridlington next year

The 2018 Tour de Yorkshire will not be visiting Bridlington, but cycling enthusiasts will not have far to travel to catch a glimpse of the star names.

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TAKE THAT: Australia's Shaun Marsh hits a six during day two of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Chris Waters: How unfancied trio are helping to spare blushes of Australia’s ‘moron’ selectors

“MORONS masquerading as mentors.”

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ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT: Adelaide Oval, where England and Australia will meet next. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

CricketTalk Podcast - The Ashes: Who does Adelaide day-night Test favour the most?

AS ENGLAND and captain Joe Root lick their wounds after a 10-wicket defeat at The Gabba, Chris Waters and host Phil Harrison look back at where things went wrong in Brisbane

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Racing legend John Francome, who was champion jockey seven times.

Legend John Francome looks back as Newbury’s big race begins new era

You might know it as the Hennessy Gold Cup. But you have to get used to calling it the Ladbrokes Trophy from now on.

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BIG HITTER: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth hit a domestic T20 record score of 161 against Northamptonshire last season as Yorkshire set a record total of 260-4 in a 124-run win. Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

Video: No stone left unturned as Yorkshire Vikings target T20 success

HOW DID the universe come into being? How long is a piece of string? When is a headbutt not a headbutt?

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Elgin (left) powers past long-time leader Misterton at the final flight to win the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham, the feature race on Sunday. (PHOTO BY: Julian Herbert/PA Wire/PA Images)

Cheltenham’s November meeting was the most underwhelming I can remember

Cheltenham’s November meeting, better known under its previous guise as The Open or even the Paddy Power, is so popular that its reputation is largely untouchable.

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The Ashes: Let battle commence.

CricketTalk - Ashes Podcast: Can Yorkshire’s Joe Root lead England to victory over Australia?

AS cricket’s two great rivals prepare to go toe-to-toe once more Down Under, we take time out to preview England’s bid to retain the Ashes against Australia.

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