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England's Joe Root hopes to be 'instinctive' captain

New England Test captain Joe Root says he hopes to be an "instinctive" skipper, and wants to lead a "tougher" national team to the next level.

Non-league Lincoln make FA Cup history

Lincoln have become the first non-league team to reach the quarter finals of the FA Cup in more than 100 years.

Ben Stokes becomes most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history

Ben Stokes has become the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history after being signed for $2.17m (£1.74m) by the Rising Pune Supergiants at auction.

Seven sports fail to reverse Tokyo 2020 funding cuts

Seven sports that lost all public funding ahead of Tokyo 2020 have had their appeals to UK Sport rejected.

Football 'in denial' over link between heading and brain injury

Football authorities are "in denial" over the link between heading a ball and serious brain injury, according to the family of Chesterfield FC's all-time leading goalscorer.

Mark Clattenburg quits Premier League to referee in Saudi Arabia

Referee Mark Clattenburg has quit the Premier League and is moving to Saudi Arabia.

WATCH: Ilkley sporting star's training appeal

Ice climber Emma Powell is asking for help to find a bigger training venue.

Harrogate Town to go full-time

Simon Weaver's men will be fully professional from the start of next season.

Cellino sells 50% stake in Leeds United

42-year-old businessman Andrea Radrizzani is now co-owner of the club.

Cyclo-cross returns to Knaresborough

Riders will race around the course at Conyngham Hall on New Year's Day.

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WATCH: Ilkley sporting star's training appeal

Ice climber Emma Powell is asking for help to find a bigger training venue.

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LISTEN: Harrogate to host 2017 Tour de Yorkshire

Six host venues have been unveiled for the third edition of the cycle race.

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