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Olympic champions Laugher and Mears fall short - but there’s a new City of Leeds duo to celebrate

Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears had to settle for fourth in the men’s 3m synchronised event at the World Championships in Budapest on Saturday, just hours after two younger members of the City of Leeds Diving club made their mark.

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Britain's Jack Laugher, left, and Chris Mears pose with their gold medals after the men's synchronized 3m springboard diving final in the Maria Lenk Aquatic Center at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,

Laugher and Mears ready to repeat Rio

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears admit they battled with the realisation of achieving a lifelong dream after winning Olympic gold medals.

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Jack Laugher has won individual gold medals in Windsor and Beijing in this year's FINA Diving World Series

Jack Laugher produces brilliant score to win second gold in 2017 FINA Diving World Series

Double Olympic medallist Jack Laugher won his second individual gold of the 2017 FINA Diving World Series with victory at the final leg in Windsor, Canada.

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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

More medal joy for Laugher

Harrogate-born, Ripon-educated Jack Laugher has won another silver medal alongside Chris Mears in the Diving World Series.

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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won gold in the 3m synchro at the Rio Olympics (Photo: PA)

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears continue silver streak in Diving World Series

Olympic champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears claimed a second consecutive silver medal together in the Diving World Series.

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Jack Laugher with Chris Mears

Jack Laugher: We want to show we’re the best in the world

For diver Jack Laugher, the target growing up was to win gold at an Olympic Games and retire as a champion.

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Olympian fumes at coach’s exit

Harrogate’s Olympic champion Jack Laugher has spoken out after his coach quit British Diving to join the Australian national team.

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Great Britain's Jack Laugher has won a silver medal in the men's three metres springboard at the Maria Lenk Aquatics Centre on the eleventh day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday August 16, 2016. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY

Diving champion Jack Laugher’s incredible journey to Olympic gold

NO ONE will be prouder than Jack Laugher when the gold medal-winning diver boards the open top bus which will carry Yorkshire’s Olympic and Paralympic champions through the streets of Leeds at teatime.

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Great Britain's Jack Laugher leaps onto the podium.

Rio 2016: How Jack Laugher turned adversity into Olympic triumph

Four years ago Jack Laugher was a petulant teen, smashing the water with frustration and angst after a slip on the 3m springboard saw his Olympic hopes submerge in the waters of London’s Aquatic Centre.

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Jack Laugher collects his Olympic silver medal (Photo: PA)

Rio 2016 Olympics: Golden boy Jack Laugher shines with diving silver in 3m springboard

Jack Laugher sealed a place in British diving folklore by winning a silver medal in the 3m springboard, his second medal of the Rio Olympic Games.
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Jack Laugher in action (PA)

Rio Olympics 2016: Jack Laugher scrapes through to 3m final alongside Oliver Dingley, Knight-Wisdom out

Jack Laugher scraped through to the 3m springboard final by the skin of his teeth in an error-strewn semi-final.
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Jack Laugher in competition during the 3m individual springboard (Photo: PA)

Rio Olympics 2016: Jack Laugher and Oliver Dingley brave wind to reach 3m springboard semis

North Yorkshire's Jack Laugher safely made it through a wind-affected preliminary round in his search for a second Olympic gold medal.
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Olympic diving champions Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

‘It’s a dream come true,’ says Olympic champion Jack as he sets his sights on double gold

Olympic champion Jack Laugher said his dream has come true after he and diving partner Chris Mears won gold in the 3m springboard.

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Jack Laugher broke down in tears after winning Olympic gold

Jack Laugher: Golden tears of joy makes London heartbreak distant memory says proud dad David

The father of Olympic gold medal winning diver Jack Laugher said his son's tears of joy put to bed painful memories of a heartbreaking experience at the London Olympic four years ago.
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The moment Jack Laugher and Chris Mears earliest they had won gold (PA)

Jack Laugher wins Olympic gold: Ripon, Tom Daley and Prime Minister react on Twitter

Ripon's Jack Laugher topped the world last night winning Olympic gold alongside best friend Chris Mears.
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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears with Olympic gold (Photo: PA)

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win GOLD at Rio 2016 Olympics and create British diving history

Jack Laugher and Chris Mears won Britain's first ever diving gold medal and Yorkshire's first of the Rio Olympic Games after winning the 3m synchronised springboard.
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Jack Laugher and Chris Mears

Rio Olympics 2016: Jack Laugher goes for gold alongside Chris Mears in 3m synchronised

Jack Laugher believes European success can transcend onto the world stage when he teams up alongside Chris Mears in the 3m synchronised event on Wednesday evening.

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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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Rio 2016: London memories spur Jack Laugher in double Olympic bid for Team GB

Jack Laugher says his bitter disappointment at the London Olympics made him a better diver and has spurred him on to become a serious medal contender in Rio.

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Wakefield diver Alicia Blagg at the John Charles Centre, Leeds (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Yorkshire’s diving sextet bound for Rio with Team GB

Six Yorkshire divers are part of an 11-strong squad named to represent Team GB at the Rio Olympics this summer.

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