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Pudsey star Nile Wilson gearing up for European and World bid

LEEDS gymnast Nile Wilson has an impressive record when it comes to making a quick recovery from injury.

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England's England's Jack Laugher (right) and Chris Mears celebrate with their gold medals on the podium after winning the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Laugher and Mears named in GB’s European Championships squad

Olympic gold medallist Jack Laugher heads up Great Britain’s team for this summer’s European Championships in Scotland.

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Non Stanford: Back to form.

Non Stanford aims to prove point in World Triathlon in Leeds

REJUVENATED Non Stanford hopes to continue her renaissance by making it third time lucky in Leeds.

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Jonathan Brownlee: Aiming to go one better. Picture: Barrington Coombs/PA

Leeds’ Jonny Brownlee forced to go it alone in bid for World Triathlon hometown glory

HOME comforts are incredibly important to Leeds triathlete and proud Yorkshireman Jonny Brownlee.

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Jack Laugher.

Diving: Laugher adds a bronze to his silver medal at Diving World Cup

Jack Laugher has won his second FINA Diving World Cup 2018 medal – this time a bronze in the 3m event.

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Alistair Brownlee: Injured.

Jonathan left to fly the Brownlees flag in Leeds

DOUBLE Olympic silver medallist Jonathan Brownlee is disappointed that brother Alistair will miss next weekend’s ITU World Triathlon Leeds, even if his sibling’s absence boosts his own chances of a hometown victory.

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England's Alicia Blagg makes a dive during the women's 1m springboard preliminary at the Aquatics Centre during the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia. PIC: AP Photo/Rick Rycroft

Commonwealth Games review: Blagg’s medal is a silver lining after injury woes

Wakefield-born Alicia Blagg returned to the Commonwealth Games to great success following her gold medal in Glasgow four years ago.

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Yorkshire's Jack Laugher, left, and Chris Mears during the Men's Synchronised 3m Springboard at the Optus Aquatic Centre. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA.

Commonwealth Games: Laugher deals with pressures to seal memorable golden hat-trick

THE athletes might have the monopoly on ‘Super Saturday’ but England’s divers made it ‘Fantastic Friday’ as Jack Laugher capped off ‘the best day in English diving history’ to complete a hat-trick of titles.

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In unison: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears during the men's synchronised 3m springboard.

Commonwealth Games: It’s a golden hat-trick for Jack Laugher

JACK LAUGHER won his third gold of the Games today as he and his partner Chris Mears won the 3m synchronised springboard event on Gold Coast.

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England's Jack Laugher with his gold medal following the Men's 3m Springboard at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Jack Laugher wins 3m springboard gold

A scorching performance saw Leeds diver Jack Laugher claim his second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to set up a Gold Coast hat-trick bid tomorrow.

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England's Dina Asher-Smith. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Commonwealth Games: Willstrop happy to be easily distracted from Gold Coast court battles

FROM the podium to the playhouse, James Willstrop has credited his new career path as the perfect distraction from the mental grind of competitive squash.

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Jack Laugher receives his gold medal after the Men's 1m Springboard Final.

Commonwealth Games: Leeds diver Laugher strikes gold to keep title hat-trick hopes on course

Leeds diver Jack Laugher completed the first part of a possible hat-trick with men’s one-metre springboard gold on day one of the Commonwealth Games diving programme.

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Harrogate's Jenny Duncalf, far right, on her way to mixed doubles victory with Adrian Waller. Picture courtesy of World Squash Federation.

Commonwealth Games: Jenny Duncalf up and running as she bids for doubles glory

HARROGATE’S Jenny Duncalf admitted she was relieved to end the waiting as she got her bid for Commonwealth Games doubles squash glory underway on the Gold Coast.

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Missied out: Wakefield's Melissa Lowther. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix

Commonwealth Games: Tears for Melissa as blunder costs her cycling chance

WAKEFIELD cyclist Melissa Lowther was left “gutted” after an administrative error meant she was left off the entry list for today’s Commonwealth Games time trial.

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Golden boy: Nile Wilson celebrates following his routine on the men's horizontal bar .

Commonwealth Games: Nile Wilson into the history books

On a day when big name favourites failed, it was refeshing to see a Yorkshireman stand up to the pressure and make history.

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England's Nile Wilson (right) with his gold medal, Canada's Cory Paterson with his silver medal (centre) and England's James Hall with his bronze medal won in the Men's Horizontal Bar at the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Pudsey’s Nile Wilson claims his third gold medal

PUDSEY’S Nile Wilson won his third gold medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games with victory in the men’s high bar final in Corooma.

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England's Nile Wilson celebrates winning a gold medal in the Men's Individual All-Round Final with coach Ben Collie at the Coomera Indoor Sports Centre during day three of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Pictures: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

Commonwealth Games: Three down, two to go for peerless gymnast Nile Wilson

If Nile Wilson can feel the weight of history on his muscular shoulders then he’s doing a good job of hiding it.

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Leeds' Tom Bosworth celebrates taking silver in the Men's 20km Race Walk Final during day four of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games: Silver medal redemption for Leeds’ Tom Bosworth

LEEDS Race walker Tom Bosworth found his road to redemption on a sun-drenched beachfront in trendy Currumbin.

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England's Nile Wilson celebrates winning a gold medal in the Men's Individual All-Round Final with coach Ben Collie. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

Commonwealth Games: Nile Wilson keeps on smiling his way to gold

NILE WILSON grinned his way a second Commonwealth Games gold medal after eclipsing England team-mate James Hall in a dramatic finish to the men’s all-around competition in Coomera.

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England's Alistair Brownlee (left) Jessica Learmonth,  Jonathan Brownlee and Vicky Holland celebrate taking silver during the Mixed Team Relay Triathlon. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

Commonwealth Games: GB triathlon team finds silver lining on Gold Coast

ALISTAIR BROWNLEE admitted he knew he would not challenge for gold on the Gold Coast after taking team relay silver for England.

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