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Yorkshire Ladies bidding for semi-final berth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: West Park's Sharon Gadd is representing Yorkshire at Dudley Dell

5:41pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORKSHIRE Ladies play their final game of the first round of the Inter-District Championships when they meet Dudley & District on Sunday.

Yorkshire win War of the Roses battle

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Yorkshire defeated Greater Manchester 93-86 in a War of the Roses battle at Firth Park in memory of former Heckmondwike Cycle Speedway Club president Jeff Layden, who died last December.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

4:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRADFORD LEAGUES - SATURDAY - Premier: Ecleshill A 196 (20), Brighouse Sports A 164 (10).

A team are second best again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local table tennis

3:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YEADON A lost ground in the Division One title race after being beaten for the second week running in the Bradford Summer Table Tennis League.

Horizons broadening for taekwondo clubs

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ellie Bowden in action

4:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

BRADFORD area clubs shone at the British International Open in Buckinghamshire, which attracted 400 competitors from as far afield as Belgium, Sweden, Holland and Malta.

More Manx glory for Harrisons

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Conrad Harrison and sidecar passenger Jason Crowe

3:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE Isle of Man is rapidly becoming a second home for Bradford's premier motor cycling family.

Podium finish is target for Dabill

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: James Dabill hopes the British crowd give him extra confidence

12:33pm Friday 18th July 2014

NEW dad James Dabill is hoping to repeat his only podium finish in this weekend's British round of the World Trials Championship.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Local angling

5:40am Friday 18th July 2014


Missin hoping for a career boost

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Image for Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Bolton

6:36pm Thursday 17th July 2014

CLECKHEATON'S Danny 'Mini-Hulk' Missin is hoping that signing to the British Association of Mixed Martial Arts (BAMMA) will give his career a lift.

Sophie's making a big impact

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sophie Kowal displays her Nottingham silverware

5:37pm Thursday 17th July 2014

SOPHIE Kowal is a pint-sized heroine.

Rivers-Gallagher wins 12 national medals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Courtney Rivers-Gallagher with some of her trophies from two successful weekends of national competition

5:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THORNTON Grammar School pupil Courtney Rivers-Gallagher has won 12 national medals and trophies over two weekends.

Evening anglers have the edge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014


Eccleshill keep titles in the family

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey's Thomas Hanson was a week three qualifier in the Spen Masters

10:27am Thursday 17th July 2014

ECCLESHILL dominated the finals of last Sunday's Spen Valley Individual Merit and Spen Valley Pairs, sponsored by AW Gate Automation of Gomersal.

Latest bowls results from the Bradford leagues

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10:08am Thursday 17th July 2014


Winner Sam is star of the day

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Bilson was surprised to receive the Andreas Mikkelsen Star of the Day award

5:14pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

BINGLEY driver Sam Bilham recorded a convincing Rally First 1.0litre win at the Nicky Grist Stages Rally across the forests of the Epynt military ranges in Wales.

Final defeat is painful for Alexis

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

3:42pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

HUDDERSFIELD'S Alexis Lunn-Gadd (Cowcliffe Libs) almost had a national trophy to show for her suffering on Saturday.

Adams more motivated than ever ahead of Commonwealth Games

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nicola Adams knocks down Canacan Ren of China on her way to winning Olympic gold

4:44pm Monday 14th July 2014

NICOLA Adams is aiming to make more history at Glasgow 2014 as she bids to become the first female boxer to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal.

Steep learning curve for Harding

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Billy Harding was taken out by an elite backmarker in Cornwall

3:45pm Monday 14th July 2014

BRADFORD's Billy Harding has continued his development in the Mountain Bike Cross-Country World Cup with rounds in the Czech Republic and Germany.

Kiwi Daniell retains Ilkley title

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Marcus Daniell

5:17pm Sunday 13th July 2014

IT IS small wonder that Marcus Daniell rates Ilkley as his favourite venue.

O'Mara bows out in Ilkley quarter-finals

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Jonny O'Mara lost 6-3, 7-5 to fourth seed Neil Pauffley

6:14pm Friday 11th July 2014

KEIGHLEY-born Jonny O'Mara missed out on an opportunity to extend his quarter-final today in the $15,000 Great Britain Pro Series Tournament at Ilkley.

Dedication pays off for Bower

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bronze-medal winner Ruby Bower, right, in Bergamo with German silver medallist Elena Wasson, left, and Bower's City of Leeds clubmate Lois Toulson

4:34pm Friday 11th July 2014

TRAINING for six days a week has paid off for Bradford Esprit Club competitor Ruby Bower.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GONE FISHING: A serene spot is at Llanover on the Usk just above Pantygoitre Bridge.

8:18am Friday 11th July 2014

LISTERHILLS AA: Entry to the Pilley's fishery is by the gate only. To validate membership books, they must be signed before going fishing. Only anglers with a membership book are allowed at this fishery.

Priestley crowned Trophy champion

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

5:16pm Thursday 10th July 2014

PAT Priestley of Oakenshaw won the Jessie Muscroft Trophy competition at Peel Park after beating Idle opponent Val Riley in the final.

Froome falls and heads out

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Chris Froome fell three times on the roads of France (AP)

2:56pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Defending champion Chris Froome has abandoned the 2014 Tour de France after a third crash in two days.

Excellent Emelye strikes gold again

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Leeds Karate Academy display their 19-medal haul from the Cumbrian Open Championships

7:46pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

BRADFORD schoolgirl Emelye O'Brien has extended her golden summer.

Yorkshire Ladies rack up the points

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Pudsey's James Hanson was a week two qualifier in the Spen Masters

6:25pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

YORKSHIRE Ladies rose to the challenge when they played South Staffordshire, who were leaders in their first-round group, as they beat them by a stunning 115 points.

Latest Results From Around The Bradford Leagues

3:34pm Wednesday 9th July 2014


Loss of Wood is critical to Heckmondwike's hopes

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Sheffield were without heat leaders Radek Handke, Damian Zareba and Kyle Holland for their midweek home Northern Cycle Speedway League match against Heckmondwike.

Bronze for Bower in Italy

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Ruby Bower, right, won bronze in Italy

4:18pm Monday 7th July 2014

BRADFORD'S Ruby Bower has collected her first medal of the European Junior Diving Championships in Italy.

Live STAGE 2 LIVE BLOG: The Tour de France heads through Addingham, Silsden, Keighley, Haworth, Stanbury and Oxenhope

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Cathedral

8:10am Sunday 6th July 2014

More than a million spectators lined the route from Leeds to Harrogate yesterday for the Grand Depart and a million more will be out in force on stage two today as the Tour de France peloton once again snakes it's way through the Bradford district on its way from York to Sheffield.

Nibali triumphs on Sheffield stage

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Italy's Vincenzo Nibali claimed the second stage victory in Sheffield (AP)

4:47pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali launched a late attack to win stage two of the Tour de France in Sheffield on Sunday and claim the race leader's yellow jersey.

Vive Le Tour! Soak up the greatest free sporting show on earth

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Mark Cavendish is everyone's tip to win the opening Yorkshire stage of the Tour de France today

9:03am Saturday 5th July 2014

THE 198 members of the peloton roll out of Leeds this morning to signal the Grand Depart of the 101st Tour de France.

Laura Trott still right behind Lizzie Armitstead

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Laura Trott (centre) celebrates her victory in the road race with Dani King (left) and Lizzie Armitstead

5:55pm Friday 4th July 2014

LAURA Trott has stressed she will still be working to support Lizzie Armitstead in the road race at the Commonwealth Games despite finishing ahead of her Team England colleague to win at the British Championships last weekend.

Britons set to rule at Ilkley

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

Scotland are having their referendum on independence in September.

VIDEO: Otley cycling fans thrilled by Lizzie Armitstead race victory ahead of Grand Depart

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Otley road race 2014. womens GP race with Lizzie Armitstead with Dame Sarah Storey  (7815576)

10:25pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead wowed a 20,000-plus record crowd after winning the Women’s Grand Prix at the 29th annual Otley Cycle Races.

Scott Thwaites shrugs off Tour disappointment

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Scott Thwaites is taking a break

9:38am Thursday 3rd July 2014

Scott Thwaites has shrugged off the disappointment of missing out on a ride in the Tour de France to focus on his next big challenge.

Angling Lines

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Harry Sandham won Bradford No 1 AA's junior match at Raskelf with a haul of 26lb 4oz

7:22pm Thursday 3rd July 2014


European bronze for Thornton

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Sam Thornton won a bronze medal in Italy

6:44pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

FORMER Bradford Esprit diver Sam Thornton has collected the British Gas GBR Diving Team’s second medal of the 2014 European Junior Championships.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Donyatt better team overall

4:37pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

BRADFORD LADIES – June 24: Harold Club 189, Bailiff Bridge 165; Oakenshaw 195, Baildon 148; Peel 184, Queensbury 166; West 191, Idle 129.

Renton helps Unity turn the tables

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Tim Dyson, left, was on form for Unity

3:51pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

LEADERS Hermits B tasted defeat for the first time as the top two teams in Division Two of the Bradford Summer Table Tennis League went head to head.

Lizzie Armitstead stars in inaugural Ilkley town centre races

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lizzie Armitstead holding her own amongst the men last night

6:40am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

JUST two days after finishing third in the National Road Race Championships, Otley's Lizzie Armitstead was back in the saddle last night, racing in the inaugural Ilkley town centre races.

Bolton get Upper hand in Hey's Trophy final

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Upper Bolton Conservative Club A with the Hey's Trophy

7:24pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

UPPER Bolton Cons A won Bradford's longest-running snooker team championship when they beat Windhill Cons A in the final of the Hey's Trophy at East Ward.

All's Well for Pennine pair

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bowlers, Kevin Bridge and June Holroyd at Wellholme Park, Brighouse.

6:31pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

TWO members of Brighouse-based Pennine Bowling Club for the visually impaired have had notable performances.

Big guns firing on all cylinders in Howarth Cup

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

6:19pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

THE HOWARTH Cup got underway last Friday evening, with nine qualifying round games – but there were no major shocks.

Bowls results

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: GREEN APPEAL: Gwaun cae Gurwen claimed a comfortable win in the Neath and District Bowls League.

5:46pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014


Yorkshire Air Ambulance fund-raiser

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

10:37am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Bradford Esprit Diving Club are hosting a fund-raiser at Shipley Pool later today for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA).

Lizzie Armitstead will be in town tonight – and tomorrow – for Otley Women's Grand Prix

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Elinor Barker winning last year's first Otley Women's Grand Prix

8:46am Tuesday 1st July 2014

LIZZIE Armitstead will be going to town this week. The Otley cyclist will be racing against the men in both the inaugural Ilkley town centre race tonight (Tuesday) and the Otley town centre races tomorrow, where the Olympic silver medallist will also be taking part in a women's race.

Yates set for Tour de France debut

Bradford Telegraph and Argus:

5:53pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

SIMON Yates has been named in Orica-GreenEDGE's Tour de France squad, the Australian team has announced.

O'Brien leads Academy's medal charge

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Three of Leeds Karate Academy's British medallists – from left: Emelye O'Brien, David Lister and Ashley Scott. Missing is James Brown

4:44pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

BRADFORD'S Emelye O'Brien has added a British title to her English crown.

Knockout return for Sid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Nadeem Siddique has not fought since losing 11 months ago

8:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

NADEEM Siddique has made an emphatic comeback to the ring.


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