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Sole Power grabs Coolmore Nunthorpe glory on Knavesmire

York Press: Sole Power, ridden by Richard Hughes, wins the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on day three of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York RacecoursePicture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

4:51pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BREATHTAKING speed and a brilliant ride from jockey Richard Hughes helped Sole Power (11-4 fav) grab a memorable Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes double at York Racecourse.

Patience sees Smullen grab York glory

York Press: A packed stand at the Ebor Festival

3:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PATIENCE propelled Pale Simosa (2-1 fav) and jockey Pat Smullen to Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup glory at York Racecourse’s Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Fletcher and Hyde on York City goal trail

York Press: York City striker Wes Fletcher in action against Northampton Town

11:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

WES FLETCHER feels he can forge a potent partnership with summer signing Jake Hyde if the duo line up together in York City's attack.

Tadcaster Albion's goal target

York Press: In-form Tadcaster Albion striker Carl Stewart in Northern Counties East League premier division action against Shaw Lane's Sam DentonPicture: Ian Parker

11:17am Friday 22nd August 2014

GOALS, goals and more goals – that’s the mantra from Tadcaster Albion as they look to strike for the top.

Adil Rashid provides magic for Yorkshire in Royal London

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11:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

 

Keep eyes peeled on Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York

York Press: Ryan Moore on The Grey Gatsby wins the Dante.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9568978)

11:11am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT'S York's ultimate speed test this afternoon - the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.

York Cricket Club braced for triple test of championship mettle

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:09am Friday 22nd August 2014

HOPE will swing eternal at York Cricket Club as the bid to cling on to a title they have held for more than seven years gathers telling momentum.

Ups and downs for golfer Simon Dyson at Czech Masters

York Press: England's Simon Dyson on the 1st green during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit

11:25am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE short and the long of it proved eventful for York-born golf ace Simon Dyson.

Memorial to Sir Henry Cecil at York Racecourse

York Press: Sir Henry Cecil

11:04am Friday 22nd August 2014

SIR HENRY CECIL is to be permanently remembered at York Racecourse with a set of wrought iron gates.

York's Energise hosts Coliseum martial arts contest

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11:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

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Frankie Dettori will ride Mighty Yar in Betfred Ebor

York Press: Frankie Dettori in the parade ring before his ride on Eco Warrior in the Coral.co.uk Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Lingfield Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Lingfield. Photo cred

11:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

LEADING ante-post fancy Mighty Yar has scraped into the field for tomorrow’s Betfred Ebor at York and will be ridden by Frankie Dettori.

Strensall running club looking for new members

York Press: STRIDING OUT: Head coach Kathryn Lazenby, centre, with members of her Strensall Striders Running ClubPicture: Nigel Holland

11:01am Friday 22nd August 2014

STRENSALL Striders Running Club are on the lookout for new members.

Crowl wins at Shepherds Angling Club match

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11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

NIGEL CROWL came out on top in the Shepherds Angling Club match on Marley’s pool at the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers’ Laybourne Lakes complex near Hessay.

Tiggy Wiggy blasts to Lowther glory at York Racecourse

York Press: The team at York Racecourse in north Yorkshire put the finishing touches to the course ahead of welcoming an estimated 100,000 people to the Welcome to Ebor Festival which takes place from 20th to 23rd August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday A

2:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TIGGY WIGGY broke the two-year-old track record at York Racecourse by a third of a second as she led from pillar to post in winning the Pinsent Masons Lowther Stakes.

York City boss Nigel Worthington won't rush striker Wes Fletcher back into first-team starting role

York Press: York City striker Wes Fletcher in action against Northampton Town

4:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YORK City striker Wes Fletcher is expected to remain on bench duty at Exeter City.

Taghrooda suffers shock defeat as Tapestry triumphs in Darley Yorkshire Oaks

York Press: Taghrooda ridden by Paul Hanagan after winning the Investec Oaks during Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 6, 2014. See PA story RACING Epsom. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wi

4:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SUPER filly Taghrooda was turned over as Tapestry (8-1) sprang a huge shock to triumph in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Ellison thrilled Top Notch Tonton back in business

York Press: Brian Ellison’s Top Notch Tonto, which is one of Tom O’Ryan’s ten to follow

3:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON is thrilled Top Notch Tonto is “back” in business – despite his stable star being robbed with victory in his grasp at the conclusion of the Clipper Logistics Stakes at the Ebor Festival.

Ovington's victory at Burn turns up heat on Vale League title rivals

York Press: Heworth (batting) v York University Staff. Pictured is Heworth batsman Matt Huffer hitting a six. Picture David Harrison. (9481852)

12:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

OVINGTON’S battle to retain their HPH York Vale Cricket League division one title looks like going down to the wire.

Oaks double on the cards for Taghrooda

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12:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TAGHROODA will go for an Oaks double at York Racecourse today.

Yorkshire captain hails Matt Fisher’s rise into first-team cricket

York Press: Yorkshire's Matthew Fisher, the 16-year-old Sheriff Hutton Bridge bowler, is congratulated by Andrew Hodd on dismissing Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell lbwPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ANDREW GALE believes Matthew Fisher has taken to first-team cricket like a duck to water.

Kane Williamson could still see out Yorkshire's County Championship campaign

York Press: Yorkshire's Kane Williamson on his way to a century against Sussex at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW Zealand star Kane Williamson could still end the season with Yorkshire.

Bowls: Clarence crowned Evening League champions again

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11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

CLARENCE have been crowned York C&IU Bowls Evening League champions with 117 points.

Bowls: Wigginton celebrate back-to-back promotions

York Press: Wigginton Bowls Club celebrate winning division two of the York Amateur Bowling Association League - the team's second successive title

11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

WIGGINTON are celebrating back-to-back titles in the York Amateur Bowling Association League.

Escrick Bowls Club seeking new players

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11:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

ESCRICK Bowls Club are in need of new members for the forthcoming campaign.

Six points from three matches for York Tennis Club women

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12:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YORK Tennis Club women’s team followed an opening 8-1 defeat at home to Rawdon in the Yorkshire League with six points from three matches.

Thirsk & Sowerby's Rob Burn finishes 17th in Fountains Abbey Park Run

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12:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SIX Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers were among the 215 finishers at the Fountains Abbey Park Run headed by Rob Burn who was 17th in 20 minutes and 20 seconds.

Ryan proud but Australia takes the glory

York Press: The Grey Gatsby ridden by Graham Lee wins the John Smith's Median Auction Stakes during the 2013 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 13, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo cred

4:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN spoke of his huge pride after The Grey Gatsby chased home dual Derby winning hero Australia (8-13 fav) to finish runner up in York’s richest ever race – the £800,000 Juddmonte International.

Ryan return all worthwhile thanks to Blaine's York victory

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2:29pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMY RYAN considered giving up riding after a horror fall at York left her with severe shoulder injuries – but the jockey said horses like Blaine made her return worthwhile after the pair clinched the Symphony Group Stakes at York Racecourse today.

Norton trainer Ellison bags Ebor Festival winner

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

4:45pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON went mob handed in a bid to win the Fine Equinity Stakes at York Racecourse and Edge Of Sanity sprang a 25-1 surprise to give the Norton trainer what he wanted.

York City boss Nigel Worthington on 'hard decisions' after switching keepers in 2-2 draw with Cambridge United

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12:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON declared he was not afraid to take “hard decisions” after sacrificing goalkeeper Jason Mooney at half-time in York City’s 2-2 draw with Cambridge United in Sky Bet League Two.

Ryan’s mighty as top Knights scoop awards double

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1:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK City Knights' wonderful comeback win at arch-rivals Hunslet Hawks has been capped by an accolade double.

York City 2, Cambridge United 2

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12:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

JAKE HYDE and Wes Fletcher were the heroes as York City mounted a stirring fight-back to grab a 2-2 draw with Cambridge United at Bootham Crescent.

York claim first Foss Cricket League division one title

York Press: STAR TURN: York all-rounder Jake Murphy, right, shone in the championship-winning victory over MelbournePicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK claimed their maiden Foss Evening Cricket League division one title as an all-round performance from Jake Murphy proved too much for relegated Melbourne.

Twin trophy target for Tykes star Tim Bresnan

York Press: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Luke WrightPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TIM BRESNAN has revealed his confidence in Yorkshire’s ability to end the season in style by winning two trophies, the LV= County Championship and the Royal London One-day Cup.

Sheriff Hutton Bridge land Pilmoor title with thrilling play-off triumph

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:26pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SHERIFF Hutton Bridge clinched the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League division one championship when they won a thrilling 18-overs-a-side play-off with Thirsk at Sessay.

Australia fancied to supper Yorkshire hopes in Juddmonte International

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12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MUCH as the locals would love to see The Grey Gatsby win today's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York looks more likely to be taken back across the Irish Sea by Aidan O'Brien, courtesy of Australia.

Selby Town goalkeeper suffers triple leg break

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12:43pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SELBY Town are reeling from a triple leg break suffered by in-form goalkeeper Mark Wilberforce.

Leeds United beaten at home by Brighton

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12:38pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

LEEDS United were rocked by visitors Brighton, who put on a breezy show at Elland Road last night.

Entries open for Trackrod Rally Yorkshire

York Press: Trackrod Rally Yorkshire takes place in Ryedale later this month

12:04pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

ENTRIES are now being taken for all sections of the 2014 Trackrod Rally Yorkshire to be held in Ryedale on September 26-27.

King William dethroned in White Rose Ladies Darts League

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12:16pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KING William fired the big scores but still went down 4-3 at home to Crescent ‘B’ in division one of the York White Rose Ladies Darts League.

Cut it out: York City manager in mistakes plea

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1:17pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

STOP shooting yourselves in the foot was the message from York City boss Nigel Worthington in the wake of three stoppage-time woundings.

Knights hero James Haynes admits he wanted to "cry for his mum"

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1:12pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEROIC James Haynes admitted he wanted to “cry for his mum” as he played through the pain barrier to help York City Knights seal top spot in Championship One.

York City need collective strength to cure late goal agony - Hyde

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1:10pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

COLLECTIVE strength will cure York City’s last-gasp wobbles.

McCombe: Minstermen are paying dearly for mistakes

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12:49pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CENTRE-BACK John McCombe says York City must once again find a way to grind out results.

Heworth ARLC ‘A’ lose at home to Bradford Dudley Hill

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12:43pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

HEWORTH ARLC ‘A’ let slip a lead in the final quarter for the second week running as they went down 34-22 at home to Bradford Dudley Hill in group two of the Yorkshire League.

Tennis: Poppleton retain IT Sports division one title

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12:40pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

POPPLETON retained the division one title in the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League with victories over Rufforth and rivals York.

Senior Cricket League: Andy Northfield excels in Copmanthorpe win

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:28pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DIVISION four central leaders Copmanthorpe earned a 132-run victory over Dringhouses in the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Trainer Kevin Ryan looks on course for top Yarmouth double

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12:25pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who has booked Richard Hughes to ride The Grey Gatsby in tomorrow's £800,000 Juddmonte International, the richest race ever staged at York, is chasing significantly smaller fry today when he sends two runners on the long haul to Yarmouth.

Leed United's Billy Sharp targets Brighton cheer

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12:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

FAN power is spurring Leeds United to make a success of their Sky Bet Championship campaign.

Tennis: Fulford Ladies division one title to will go down to the wire

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12:38pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

DUNNINGTON ensured the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League division one title race will go down to the wire after completing the double over long time leaders York 1.



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