Jonathan Brownlee

Jonathan Brownlee

Theresa May hails spirit of Leeds’s own Brownlee brothers

Theresa May has heaped praise on Leeds’s own triathletes the Brownlee brothers - saying their selfless bond revealed there is “more to life than individualism and self-interest”.

Alistair Brownlee became the first triathlete to retain an Olympic title as he led brother Jonny to a family gold and silver in Rio.

Alistair Brownlee beats brother Jonny to gold in triathlon at Rio Olympics 2016

The Brownlee brothers produced Yorkshire's first one-two at the Olympic Games as Alistair defied the searing hear to beat younger brother Jonny to gold for a the second time.

Alistair Brownlee charges to the winning line in Leeds.

Tom Richmond: The Brownlees, Leeds and triathlon are an unbeatable trio

THE Brownlees and Leeds 1, London and the rest of the world 0.

Vitality World Triathlon London 2015

World’s best confirmed for Leeds World Series triathlon

The first-ever Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Series race in Leeds is shaping up to feature the world’s finest triathletes.

Brownlee Brothers

Brownlee brothers set for Leeds showdown

THE DOUBLE Olympic success of Alistair and Jonny Brownlee made the brothers heroes in their native Leeds.

Jonny (left) and Alistair Brownlee are once again set to battle it out for Olympic gold.
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Jonny Brownlee: If I beat Alistair, I’ll win gold

Older brother Alistair may hold the bragging rights after gold at London 2012, but Jonny Brownlee tells Grant Woodward Rio could be his time to shine on the biggest stage of all.

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Kirkstall Abbey taken from the air. PIC: Patrick O Frani

From Damaged Goods to Don Revie, our definitive A-Z guide to Leeds

Think you know Leeds? Well think again: we present the latest in our definitive A-Z guides to Yorkshire’s towns and cities with a look at Leeds.

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