Lee Sobot

Swimming: Teen stars Schlosshan and Crisp have sights set on Tokyo 2020

THE City Of Leeds Swimming Club is becoming accustomed to representation at major international sporting events.

Signora Cabello, right, at this year's Dante Festival, York. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Signora Cabello bypasses Newbury on way to France

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer John Quinn has decided to skip tomorrow’s Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury with Signora Cabello and head to France instead.

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Trainer Joseph O'Brien, left.

Irish Derby hero Latrobe set for York

DUBAI Duty Free Irish Derby hero Latrobe is set to make his next appearance in either the Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes or the Juddmonte International at York next month.

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Dee Ex Bee, under the stewardship of pilot Silvestre de Sousa (centre), winning at Goodwood last year. PIC: Paul Harding/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Options limited for Dee Ex Bee admits Johnston stable

CONNECTIONS of Dee Ex Bee admit there is “no obvious target” ahead of his planned outing in the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster on September 15.

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Townville opener Jonathan Booth hits another boundry at Farsley. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Walker piles on the runs as Cleck kick up a storm

CLECKHEATON produced another surprise for the second week running as Nick Walker shone with bat and ball in an 81-run success at title-chasing Pudsey St Lawrence.

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Otley's 'Jamie PIckering, who scored 108, goes on the attack with Ben Morley. Together they put on 132 for the first wicket in the 125-run win over Pool. PIC: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe: Bullock stars as Burley close gap on cup finalists Otley

NICKY BULLOCK excelled as Burley-in-Wharfedale closed in on leaders Otley with a 13-run victory before Otley bounced back to book their place in the Waddilove Cup final.

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Bailey Peacock-Farrell

Bailey Peacock-Farrell welcomes competition posed by arrival of Jamal Blackman at Leeds United

YOUNG goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell is ready to embrace the “healthy competition” for the No 1 jersey at Leeds United following the loan capture of Jamal Blackman from Chelsea.

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Hart Stopper, ridden by Jamie Spencer (right), winning last year's bet365 Old Newton Cup Day at Haydock Park. PIC: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Hart Stopper pumped for a British racing ‘first’ at Yarmouth

Hart Stopper can secure his own little piece of racing history by landing the Diomed Developments Optional Claiming Handicap at Yarmouth.

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Non Stanford.

The Big Interview: Stanford’s back on form and targeting glory at Tokyo 2020

NON Stanford has already made plenty of headlines in her triathlon career.

2016 Darley July Cup winner, Limato ridden by Harry Bentley. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Limato looks the value call in wide-open Darley July Cup

Limato looks the value call as he bids to regain his crown in a wide-open renewal of the the Darley July Cup at Newmarket.

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Trainer Martyn Meade. PIC: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Advertise can trumpet her Group One credentials at Newmarket

Advertise can promote Royal Ascot form by winning the Arqana July Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday.

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Gomersal opening bat Graham Hilton is bowled by Morley opener Nathan Bromby. Morley stay third after a four-wicket win. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Cleck’ cause upset to set cat among title pigeons

CLECKHEATON caused the surprise of the day in the Bradford League Premier Division as a 56-run success at home to leaders New Farnley opened up the top-flight title race.

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Trainer Roger Varian. PIC: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Turf Talk: Kaanoon handily placed to make most of weight-for-age scale at Yarmouth

Kaanoon can continue his progression in the Moulton Nurseries Of Acle Handicap at Yarmouth.

Horse Racing
Nick Brook hit 16 fours on his way to a match-winning century for Burley-in-Wharfedale over Follifoot. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Aire-Wharfe League: Burley continue to nibble away at Otley’s big lead at top of ladder

NICK BROOK smashed 16 fours en route to a fine century as Burley-in-Wharfedale nibbled away at the big gap to leaders Otley at the top of the Aire Wharfe League with a seven-wicket win at sixth-placed Follifoot.

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Ronaldo Vieira in action for England during this season's Under-21 Toulon tournament.

Leeds United’s Ronaldo Vieira gunning to bring up his century

LEEDS UNITED’S supporters only have 10 more days to belt out their much adored song about Ronaldo Vieira.

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Lewis Baker.

Lewis Baker keen to prove his box-to-box credentials at Leeds United

LEWIS BAKER hopes to prove that Leeds United have signed a true box-to-box midfielder on loan from Chelsea, declaring: “I try to get goals in the eight [number eight position] and do both – get forward and get back.”

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Lewis Baker celebrates during his loan spell with Vitesse Arnhem.

Leeds United new boy Lewis Baker keen to prove a point

NEW Leeds United recruit Lewis Baker is confident of silencing the doubters who believe the midfielder cannot thrive in the English game.

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Gordon Benson.

Big Interview: Triathlete Gordon Benson targeting Tokyo 2020 medal bid

LEEDS triathlete Gordon Benson made a big sacrifice to gain an outing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Aire-Wharfe battle: Griffin Lea runs in for Adel . He took 4-23 as his side beat Pool. Picture: Steve Riding

Aire-Wharfe: Morley leads way for Otley despite falling short of century

CAPTAIN Ben Morley was left one run short of a century but his Otley side remain clear at the top of the Aire-Wharfe League after breezing past seventh-placed Horsforth.

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LIFE ON THE EDGE: Zoe Gillings-Brier at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Picture: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Big Interview: The long winter road continues for Zoe Gillings-Brier

IT all seems rather fitting that Leeds snowboarder Zoe Gillings has become a regular competing at the Winter Olympics for Great Britain.

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