Shax hoping to ‘Rise from the Ashes’ in Harehills wrestling show

AHEAD of their latest ‘Rise from the Ashes’ show at Harehills Working Men’s Club on Saturday evening, the YEP caught up with one of LPW Wrestling’s competitors.

White collar boxers ready for Leeds Royal Armouries bout

White collar boxers ready for Leeds Royal Armouries bout

A novice boxer from Leeds will step into the ring for the first time as part of a white collar fight night at the Royal Armouries.


Kell Brook convinced Leeds’ Reece Cartwright can reach top of his game

RISING Leeds boxing star Reece Cartwright has been tipped for the top by Sheffield’s Kell Brook after sparring with ‘Special K’ ahead of his date with destiny in London tonight.

Jack Laugher during the men's 3m springboard final. Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA

Rio 2016: Yorkshire maintains vital role in midst of golden era for Team GB

If Yorkshire was a country it would have finished 17th on the medals table at the Rio Olympics – above Canada, New Zealand and South Africa among other sports-mad nations.

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Leeds boxer Nicola Adams celebrates winning gold (Photo: PA)

Rio Olympics 2016: Nicola Adams creates boxing history with second gold medal

Nicola Adams paid her own way to her first World Championships and was facing the prospect of giving up her sport and returning to college when women’s boxing was finally voted into the Olympics in 2009.

Leeds's own Nicola Adams with her gold medal following victory over France's Sarah Ourahmoune in the women's flyweight final at the Riocentro 6. PIC: PA

Made in Leeds: Nicola Adams becomes first British boxer in 92 years to retain Olympic title

Nicola Adams cruised into the history books by becoming the first British boxer to retain an Olympic title in 92 years at Rio Centro.

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Great Britain's Nicola Adams during her flyweight semi final match against China's Ren Cancan

Rio 2016: History and the future of boxing in the hands of a smiling Nicola Adams

Boxing has taken a battering in Rio. Step forward Nicola Adams with the chance to put the smile back on the face of her beloved sport.

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Nicola Adams.

Mum speaks of pride of Leeds boxer Nicola Adams

She made the city and her nation proud when she fought her way to a coveted gold medal at the Olympics in 2012.

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GOING FOR GOLD: Nicola Adams.

YEP Says: Let’s round off Rio with a smile

who would have imagined a few short years ago that Leeds would be waiting on tenterhooks for a woman’s boxing final at the Olympics?

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Leeds' Alistair and Jonny Brownlee with their Gold and Silver medals for the Men's Triathlon at Fort Copacabana in Rio . Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

Rio 2016: Alistair Brownlee finds gold trail again as Nicola Adams and Marcus Ellis seal further medal success for Yorkshire

Alistair Brownlee sealed his position as one of Britain’s greatest-ever sportsman as he triumphed over younger brother Jonathan for a second Olympic gold medal.


He’s still boxing clever! Big Frank will pack a real punch for sporting audience in Leeds

Leeds United may have struggled to find their best form so far this season but sports fans can still look forward to a knockout occasion at Elland Road on Friday night.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams (right) celebrates victory over Ukraine's Tetyana Kob.

Rio 2016: Leeds boxer Nicola Adams secures Olympic medal

NICOLA Adams has had to wait a long time to make her bow at Rio 2016 and she certainly showed some ring rust before eventually seeing off Ukraine’s Tetyana Kob on Tuesday morning.

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Leeds’s own Nicola Adams makes winning start in quest for historic second Olympic gold title

Golden girl Nicola Adams has made a winning start in quest for an historic second Olympic boxing title, vowing to bring home gold for the city of Leeds.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Olympic boxing gold will be 'another day at the office', says Nicola Adams

Yorkshire's Olympic boxing champ Nicola Adams today vowed to bring home a historic second gold medal and confidently said it would be 'another day at the office'.

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Jessica Ennis

VOTE: Which Yorkshire athletes will medal at Rio 2016?

The Rio Olympics formally gets underway tonight as the hundreds of athletes parade around the Maracana for the opening ceremony.

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Josh Warrington. PIC: Lawrence Lustig

Boxing: Warrington takes step closer to world title

Josh Warrington has earned himself a shot at the world title after defeating Irishman Patrick Hyland at a vociferous First Direct Arena, says boxing promotor Eddie Hearn.

Winner: Josh Warrington celebrates victory at the First Direct Arena, Leeds. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

BOXING: World bid next for Josh Warrington| Luke Campbell off the canvas to triumph| Carl Frampton in at the double

Josh Warrington strengthened his chances of fighting for a world title after earning a convincing victory against Patrick Hyland in Leeds.

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Josh Warrington.

Yorkshire fight fans are ‘in for a right treat’ says Warrington

LEEDS warrior Josh Warrington says boxing fans are in for a rare treat at this Saturday’s ‘Leeds Rumble’ at First Direct Arena – with Warrington’s clash against Patrick Hyland the icing on the cake.

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Josh Warrington will not make a meal of being called chicken by Lee Selby

LEEDS’S Josh Warrington insists there is more to his boxing life than fighting Lee Selby as he prepares for his latest bout at First Direct Arena on Saturday against Irish challenger Patrick Hyland.

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