360 PHOTO: Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl after silver in Rio

Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl despite silver in the heptathlon at the Rio Olympics, writes Graham Walker.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Ennis-Hill can strike gold in Rio, says Kelly Holmes

Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes is tipping Sheffield's own golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill to retain her heptathlon crown in Rio this weekend.

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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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The Great Yorkshire Run in Harrogate.  Picture: James Hardisty

Gallery: Great Yorkshire Run in Harrogate

STARS from stage and screen joined nearly 3,000 runners at today’s tenth anniversary Great Yorkshire Run in Harrogate.

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George Mills with his 800m gold medal in Georgia

Olympics an achievable dream for Harrogate athletics ace George Mills

Talented athlete George Mills says hard work can make him an Olympics hero of the future.

George Mills

Athletics: Harrogate star George Mills wins gold at European Youth Championships

Teenage Harrogate athlete George Mills has won gold at the European Youth Athletics Championships in Tbilisi, Georgia.
George Davies launched the javelin over 68 metres at the British Championships

Javelin star George Davies launches career into orbit at British Championships

Knaresborough teenager George Davies rubbed shoulders with the fastest and most powerful athletes in Great Britain at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham over the weekend.

Jessica Ennis-Hill launched her furthest shot put since London 2012 in Germany

Rio 2016: Jessica Ennis-Hill leads comeback heptathlon in Germany

Jessica Ennis-Hill made a strong start to her first heptathlon competition since last year’s World Championships as she led the field at the halfway stage of the IAAF Combined Events Challenge.

PIC: James Hardisty

Yorkshire oarsome foursome swap high seas for dry land challenge

They sailed their way into the record books.

Naana Adusei, third from right, with her Great British teammates

Harrogate personal trainer sprints to silver at European Masters Championships

A Harrogate personal trainer helped Team GB win a silver medal at the European Masters Indoor Athletics Championships in Ancona, Italy last week.

Chris Miller

Athletics round-up: Harrogate Harriers runner Miller storms to Guiseley Gallop win

Harrogate Harriers runner Chris Miller won a race for the second successive weekend with a top of the podium performance at the Guiseley Gallop 10K.

Athletes at the start of the Jolly Holly Jog

Ripon star Barlow is first lady at Jolly Holly Jog

Ripon athlete Sharon Barlow celebrated a home victory as more than 500 athletes battled a muddy course to complete the belated Jolly Holly Jog around Ripon at the weekend.
Great Britain's Chris Tomlinson during the London 2012 Kitting Out Session at Loughborough University

Tomlinson leaps in to sign up with Harrogate pupils

Olympic long-jumper Chris Tomlinson landed in Yorkshire last week to celebrate the giant leaps 40 pupils from across the county have made in their writing, thanks to an innovative literacy programme.

Ripon Runners member Tori Green alongside Mo Farah

Ripon Runner finishes ninth in Great North Run women’s race - beating Mo Farah to the line

Ripon Runner Tori Green rubbed shoulders with the elite field as she finished ninth in the women’s race at the Great North Run.

Mike Burrett wins the Wetherby 10k

Athletics: Mike Burrett tops field at Wetherby 10k on injury return

Harrogate athlete Mike Burrett surged to the glory at the Wetherby 10k on Sunday on his return to racing from a hernia operation.

Javelin thrower George Davies, left, with his silver medal

Athletics: Javelin star George Davies wins silver medal at Commonwealth Youth Games

Teenage javelin thrower George Davies raised the England flag aloft after clinching a silver medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa this week.


Like father, like son! Mills on path to world stage

Following in the footsteps of his father Danny, George Mills, 16, from Harrogate, is about to pull on an England kit and represent his country at the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games.

Jacob Fincham-Dukes. Picture : Adrian Murray. (1407011AM1)

Athletics: Rising star Jacob Fincham-Dukes leaps to European Junior Championships silver

Teenage long-jumper Jacob Fincham-Dukes topped off a remarkable season by winning a surprise silver medal at the European Junior (U20) Championships in Eskilstuna in Sweden.

George Mills storms to 800m gold at the English Schools

Davies and Mills swoop to golds at English Schools Track and Field Championships

Golden boys George Davies and George Mills bagged national titles from the prestigious English Schools Track and Field Championships in Gateshead.

Harrogate Harriers runner Mike Burrett leads the way in Thirsk (Photo: Pete Richardson)

Athletics: Harrogate Harriers’ Burrett closes in on summer race league title

Distance runner Mike Burrett took a second triumph in the Harrogate and District Summer Race League to head up a one-two for the Harrogate Harriers in Thirsk.

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