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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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Football Rumour Mill: Speculation over West Brom hotseat, Coleman targets Danny Ward, Richarlison subject to speculation

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Jockey Danny Tudhope after he was crowned Cock O' The North at Doncaster on Saturday.

Buoyant Tudhope crowned Cock O’ The North jockey for the first time

There are those who reckon Doncaster’s November Handicap meeting, which wrapped up a magnificent 2017 Flat season on Saturday, has lost its pizzazz.

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Bridlington Town chairman Peter Smurthwaite

Town confirm boss Woodhouse is staying

Bridlington Town chairman Peter Smurthwaite has quashed rumours circulating the absence of Curtis Woodhouse from Tuesday's 3-1 home loss against Pontefract Colleries.

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Steve Tighe with one of his sponsors, Vanessa Rowbottom from Lloyd Dowson

Steve completes 65 miles at world’s toughest race

Bridlington’s Steve Tighe secured another top 100 finish in one of the most gruelling races on earth.

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Geoffrey Boycott

Cricket legend to speak at Spa event

A Yorkshire sporting legend has been added to the list of speakers at a high-profile business conference in Bridlington.

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Bridlington Town boss Curtis Woodhouse

Seasiders boss Woodhouse staying despite Grimsby Town move rumours

Bridlington Town boss Curtis Woodhouse is not heading to League Two side Grimsby Town as their new first-team coach, despite reports linking to him a move earlier today.
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Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie OSullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

World Snooker's top stars return to York this month for the Betway UK Championship and here’s your chance to win tickets to the showpiece final.

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Emily Asquith, who boxes for England, has won a number of titles and gold medals.

Emily boxes clever to claim gold medal success

Headlands School student Emily Asquith has continued to enjoy success on the international boxing stage.

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Glorious surroundings...not such glorious weather.

Happy birthday Parkrun!

More than 120 runners braved cold and wet weather to help Sewerby Parkrun celebrate its sixth birthday.

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Saxon Warrior wins the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster to give trainer Aidan O'Brien the new world record for Group One wins in a calendar year.

HORSES TO FOLLOW: 20 promising 2yos to remember for the Flat next spring

With just one weekend of the Flat season to go, courtesy of a terrific card at Doncaster, the mindsets of most punters are now switched on to the Jumps game. And it’s a time of year when many of us draw up horses to follow through the winter and on to the big festivals at Cheltenham, Aintree and Punchestown next spring.

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Only seven Sunderland supporters went to this midweek away game - and one was a Leeds United fan!

Only seven Sunderland supporters went to this midweek away game - and one was a Leeds United fan!

A Leeds United supporter found himself attending a midweek match which had more stewards than away fans.

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Nigel Fell and Paul Robinson

Brid pair celebrate 30 years on court

They could be the longest-serving partnership in badminton in Yorkshire.

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James Precious, red gloves, in action

Bridlington boxers Precious and Asquith star at home and abroad

Two young Bridlington boxers hit top form last weekend at home and abroad.

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Filey Town in action against Goal Sports

SAT LEAGUE: Scalby fight back to sink Falsgrave

Second division promotion hopefuls Scalby roared back from 3-0 down to win 5-3 at home to rivals Falsgrave Athletic in the Lloyd Dowson Saturday League.
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Champion jockey Richard Johnson (left) with one of his main challengers for this year's title trophy, Sam Twiston-Davies. (PHOTO BY: Fiona Crawford)

Richard Johnson in the box-seat for his third jump jockeys’ championship

Once the Breeders’ Cup is out of the way, the focus of the racing community can switch wholeheartedly to the Jumps season, which stepped up a gear with the first meeting at Cheltenham last weekend.

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Cracksman and jockey Frankie Dettori, showing off his trademark flying dismount, who were the stars of the show on Qipco British Champions Day at Ascot. (PHOTO BY: Simon Hulme, Yorkshire Post Newspapers)

Frankel legacy lives on thanks to Cracksman, star of Ascot’s Champions Day

Journeying down to Ascot on Saturday, I was staggered to read in one of the previews that the Qipco British Champions Day concept had a “difficult birth” back in 2011.

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One of the star attractions of Qipco Champions Day, Queen Elizabeth II Stakes favourite Ribchester, with his trainer Richard Fahey, at an open day at his yard last month. (PHOTO BY: Tony Johnson).

Race-by-race guide and tips for Qipco Champions Day at Ascot

Long gone are the days when you waved goodbye to the Flat season on the tail of the winner of the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on the first Sunday in October.

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Bridlington Road Runners line up before the half-marathon in Bridlington

Road Runners’ Phill powers his way to second spot in home run

Runners at Sunday’s Bridlington Half Marathon were greeted by wonderful conditions at the Bridlington half marathon on Sunday.

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