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Young Sheffield skater prepars for ice dance championships

Skaters will flock to Sheffield in three weeks with hopes of earning a British Ice Dance title, and the youngest competitor to skate there is determined to put her best foot forward for the city.

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New-look Sheffield Steelers ‘will excite the Arena crowd’

For a team that won the Play Offs, reached the final of the Challenge Cup and took third place in the Elite League, the arrival of EIGHT new players seems a lot.

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Atiba Lyons

Sheffield Sharks boss hopes for exciting but more stable season next year

Sheffield Sharks’ head coach Atiba Lyons will add new faces to his side as he bids to mark a decade in charge with silverware.

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Sheffield United want to sign Ethan Ebanks-Landell permanently. Pic David Klein/Sportimage

Sheffield United: Blades boss confirms he has made an approach for centre-half

Sheffield United have stepped-up their interest in Ethan Ebanks-Landell after Chris Wilder revealed he has made an approach for the Wolverhampton Wanderers centre-half.

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Sheffield Eagles sweating on fitness of key men ahead of Hull KR visit

Sheffield Eagles sweating on fitness of key men ahead of Hull KR visit

Sheffield Eagles are waiting on the fitness of several key players ahead of Sunday’s hosting of league leaders Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Josh Bates

Sheffield Tigers: Bates earns British Grand Prix call

Sheffield youngster Josh Bates says he feels better than ever – after being named as track reserve for the British Grand Prix.

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Sam O'maison, Kell Brook and Razaq Najib at Ryan Rhodes gym.

Eye, eye: Kell Brook looks well after his eye surgery

Sheffield’s former world champion Kell Brook looked fit and healthy, only days after facial surgery to his eye socket, when he popped into Ryan Rhodes’ Shalesmoor gym to hook up with city boxers Sam O’maison and Razaq Najib.

Boxing
Joe Root is back at Headingley

‘Intrigued’ Tykes chief Moxon hails return of star man Root

Martyn Moxon admits he is intrigued to see how the pink ball round of Championship matches will play out next week.

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How Ben O’Connor can get even better for Sheffield Steelers

With 17 games of the season left, Christoffer Björklund upped hockey sticks and left Sheffield Steelers for Swedish side Mora IK.

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Sir Nigel Knowles. Picture: Andrew Roe

‘Radical’ trams plan all set to create jobs

A tram from Sheffield to the Advanced Manufacturing Park is in plans to create jobs and boost prosperity by ‘radically’ improving transport.

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VIDEO: Sheffield Tigers bare their teeth in Championship race

Sheffield fired a warning to their Championship rivals with a 51-42 win over Peterborough at Owlerton.

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Will Simpson took the gold medal

Gold! Sheffield waiter serves up a boxing treat

Will Simpson, 25, struck gold in the prestigious Haringey Box Cup event at London’s Alexandra Palace.

Boxing
Chris Basham has appeared in the Premier League: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Sheffield United: ‘We’re naive? Don’t make me laugh’

Chris Wilder has laughed-off claims that Championship football will take his team by surprise next season.

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Kell Brook training ahead of his recent defeat to Errol Spence Jr

Kell Brook - lots of options now Sheffield’s favourite fighter is on the mend

Kell Brook’s avowed return to boxing later this year - after he’s recovered from a second operation on a fractured eye socket - will excite more talk of a showdown with Amir Khan.

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Kid Galahad in action. Picture by Natalie Mayhew, ButterflyBoxing

Sheffield boxing: Kid Galahad presses on after opponent revealed to have taken cocaine

Sheffield’s Kid Galahad doesn’t think he will have to face a new opponent after his scheduled rival for Wembley Arena was tested positive for cocaine use.

Boxing

Video: Opportunity knocks in eight Sheffield Steelers’ games

Sheffield Steelers will have eight pre-season matches to hone their skills - and bring on the crop of exciting young talent - before the EIHL and Continental Cup campaigns start in earnest.

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Chris Wilder (right) has built up a strong sense of team spirit within his Sheffield United side

Alan Biggs: How Chris Wilder’s striking the right balance with his Sheffield United transfer targets

The trend is for football managers to become increasingly less involved in transfers.

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Carlos Carvalhal has built up a great relationship with Owls owner Dejphon Chansiri.PIC STEVE ELLIS

Alan Biggs: Carlos Carvalhal, the power of a good interview and the rise of the ‘unknown’ bosses

Big name club APPOINTS low profile boss. Big name club SNUBBED by low profile boss. Football is standing on its head over managerial appointments.

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Diego Costa

RUMOUR MILL: Costa will refuse to leave Chelsea until Atletico Madrid ban is over | Real Madrid waiting for Manchester United to bid for Morata

Here are today’s major football rumours.

Football
Sheffield United celebrate their return to the Championship

Sheffield United: Lane legend predicts big derbies will bring the best out of Chris Wilder’s Blades

Brian Deane, the former Sheffield United centre-forward, believes the number of Yorkshire derbies in the Championship next season will bring the best out of Chris Wilder’s team.

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