Jonny Brownlee takes on champ Gomesz

Ilkley Gazette: PIPPED AT THE POST: Jonny Brownlee, left, is just beaten to the line by Spain’s Javier Gomez during the World Triathlon in Hyde Park yesterday

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee will again be an absentee when the second race in this year’s World Series is held in Cape Town this weekend.

Ventus young guns cause cup upset

Ilkley Gazette: Billy Summers hits the winning goal. Picture: Alex Daniel

10:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

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Sam Tordoff secures win at Donnington Park

Ilkley Gazette: Sam Tordoff and Jason Plato battle for the lead

9:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Sam Tordoff scored his first win of the 2014 campaign in a thrilling weekend of racing in the British Touring Car Championship at Donnington Park.

Ilkley's Kate nets England place

Ilkley Gazette: Kate Nixon won twice for England

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Ilkley’s Kate Nixon, pictured, has been called up to represent England in the Six Nations Championships at Lilleshaaw on May 23-25.

Otley's Armitstead extends World Cup lead

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead had good finishes in first two stages

7:52pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Lizzie Armitstead, above, scored her fourth podium spot in a row in the World Cup for women, yesterday Only winner Ferrnad Prevot was able to stay in front of the British champion on the steep climb in the Fleche Wallone Classic race in Belgium.

Lizzie Armitstead's hopes sent crashing

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead had good finishes in first two stages

8:18am Thursday 17th April 2014

Lizzie Armitstead’s hopes of challenging for victory in the Energiewacht Tour were wrecked by a crash on the third stage of the race through Groningen in Holl-and.

Ilkley's Tom Adams is egg-static

Ilkley Gazette: Tom Adams crosses the line to win the Withins Sky Line. Picture by Dave Woodhead

At the second Bunny Run fell race Tom Adams, above, fresh from finishing fourth at the English championship race at Pendle four days earlier, returned to his favourite hunting ground and promptly won the Egg Stage for the 11th time in 3:27, His pace was too hot to allow Jack Simpson and Max Wharton any chance of victory.

Ilkley's Ewan Farrow powers to victory

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley's Ewan Farrow secured a fine victory

10:05am Thursday 10th April 2014

Ilkley rider Ewan Farrow produced his best road race performance last Sunday by winning the Nidderdale Classic Road Race. The 45-mile race was based around the tough Darley circuit which is known for its severe climbs and technical descents. Supported by a strong Ilkley team of Ben Hallworth, Rob Ormrod and Tom Andrews, Farrow made his move early in the race.

Burley karate club's glittering medal haul

Ilkley Gazette: The Seishin-Ryu medal winners

10:01am Thursday 10th April 2014

Karate students collected a clutch of medals at two national competitions.

Armitstead finishes second in Tour of Flanders

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead leads the UCI Women's Road World Cup standings on 320 points

8:00pm Monday 7th April 2014

Otley’s Lizzie Armitstead has finished second in the 139.6km Tour of Flanders behind Boels-Dolmann team-mate Ellen van Dijk.

Second place for Brownlee in world opener

Ilkley Gazette: PIPPED AT THE POST: Jonny Brownlee, left, is just beaten to the line by Spain’s Javier Gomez during the World Triathlon in Hyde Park yesterday

4:30pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Jonny Brownlee took second place in the opening round of the World Triathlon Series in Auckland after doing battle with reigning champion Javier Gomez.

Armitstead bids to mark new deal with Flanders triumph

Ilkley Gazette: CONTRACT EXTENSION: Lizzie Armitstead has agreed terms to stay with Boels-Dolmans until the end of 2016

7:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Lizzie Armitstead is hoping to celebrate her contract extension with Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team by winning the prestigious Tour of Flanders race on Sunday.

Brownlee driven to reclaim lost World Triathlon crown

Ilkley Gazette: Jonny Brownlee on his way to victory in the Chevin Chase. The Brownlee brothers have won the event for the last seven years  Picture: Andrew Beeson

10:00pm Friday 4th April 2014

Jonny Brownlee is eager to make amends at the opening World Triathlon Series race of the season in Auckland in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Lizzie remains on top of world

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armistead produced another good performance

2:34pm Monday 31st March 2014

Lizzie Armitstead retained the leader’s jersey in the 2014 Women’s World Cup after finishing second in the de Trofeo Alfredo Binda in Italy.

Thwaites crashes in World Tour race

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is thrilled by the choice of Tour route Picture: Team NetApp Endura/Roth

11:18am Monday 31st March 2014

Scott Thwaites crashed out of his first World Tour race for TeamNetApp Endura.

Disappointing start for Sam Tordoff

Ilkley Gazette: Sam Tordoff went well in practice

1:21pm Monday 31st March 2014

Sam Tordoff had a tough time when the 2014 British Tour Cars Championship got under way at Brands Hatch at the weekend.

Scott Thwaites sixth in classic race

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is thrilled by the choice of Tour route Picture: Team NetApp Endura/Roth

9:27am Thursday 27th March 2014

Burley-in-Wharfedale cyclist Scott Thwaites had to settle for sixth place after another encouraging ride in the classic Belgian Nokere Koerse race.

Testing times for Sam Tordoff

Ilkley Gazette: Sam Tordoff went well in practice

10:39am Thursday 20th March 2014

Rawdon’s 24year old Touring Car ace Sam Tordoff made some impressive laps of the Donington Park National Circuit in Derbyshire, Despite a dry start to team testing the rain began to fall and that restricted some teams’ running.

Big win for Otley's Armitstead

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead   Picture: Cycling

10:43am Monday 17th March 2014

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead rode to her first big victory of the 2014 season by winning the Boels Rental World Cup Ronde van Drenthe at Hoogeveen, in the Netherlands.

Burley's Thwaites in Classic form

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is thrilled by the choice of Tour route Picture: Team NetApp Endura/Roth

11:08am Monday 17th March 2014

Scott Thwaites has posted yet another podium finish.

Another top-ten finish for Scott

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is 75th in the Tour of Qatar after two stages

6:45pm Monday 10th March 2014

Scott Thwaites finished 45th overall in the Three Days of West Flanders tour in Belgium.

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead wins in Belgium

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead will renew her rivalry with Marianne Vos in the Road World Championships and host riders Italy will also be  major contenders

10:39pm Sunday 9th March 2014

Otley's Lizzie Armitstead produced an impressive performance to win the Belgian one-day race Omloop van het Hageland on Sunday for the second time.

It’s another gold medal success for Ilkley runner Georgia Malir

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia Malir, third from left, celebrates with the gold-medal winning Yorkshire Junior Women’s team

Georgia Malir rounded off her fantastic cross country season with eighth in the Inter Counties Cross Country at Cofton Park in Birmingham.

Tom Adams wins Ilkley Moor Fell race

Ilkley Gazette: Tom Adams won by over three minutes

The seemingly unstoppable Tom Adams recorded another convincing victory at the 25th Ilkley Moor Fell Race.

Addingham's young Earle lords it

Ilkley Gazette: Edward Earle on his way to the British title

10:59am Thursday 27th February 2014

Addingham’s talented young rider Edward Earle was in good form at Silsden at the weekend.

Brownlees' triathlons on shortlist for BT sport industry awards

Ilkley Gazette: Last year's Brownlees Tri North was held at Fountains Abbey

12:40pm Thursday 20th February 2014

The Brownlees will be competing against themselves in a small way when the BT Sport Industry Awards are announced at a star studded ceremony in London on Thursday, May 8.

Bowls is for everyone, says new Keighley-based British president

Ilkley Gazette: Chris Hasselby is relishing his role as president of the Britsh Crown Green Bowling Association

12:30pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Spreading the message that bowls is a sport for all ages is one of the main aims of Keighley’s Chris Hasselby during his year as president of the British Crown Green Bowling Association.

Armitstead gets city-centre lift in Commonwealth Games gold bid

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead winning the women's road race at the British National Championships in Glasgow last June. The same course will now be used for this summer's Commonwealth Games

12:10pm Thursday 20th February 2014

Lizzie Armitstead’s chances of winning Commonwealth Games gold have been boosted.

Zoe just misses out on finals

10:50am Thursday 20th February 2014

Otley’s Zoe Gillings narrowly missed out on a place in the women’s snowboard cross finals at the Winter Olympics last Sunday in Sochi.

Thwaites is 74th in Tour of Qatar

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is 13min 18sec behind race leader Niki Terpstra in the Tour of Qatar

6:32pm Thursday 13th February 2014

Burley-in-Wharfedale’s Team Netapp-Endura rider Scott Thwaites is 74th in the Tour of Qatar after today’s fourth stage.

Forrest stages fightback once his car is revved up on Riponian Rally

Ilkley Gazette: Andyu and Dave Gibson in thei Vauxhall powered MK2 Escortt. Picture: Mark Newbould

9:59am Thursday 13th February 2014

Five Ilkley Motor Club crews tackled the testing Riponian Rally on Sunday.

Thwaites is 69th in Tour of Qatar

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites was 88th in today's stage of the Tour of Qatar

5:20pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Burley-in-Wharfedale’s Scott Thwaites (Team Netapp-Endura) finished 88th on today’s fourth stage of the Tour of Qatar, 1min 32sec behind winner Tom Boonen of Belgium.

Airienteers light up Night Orienteering Championship in Middleton Woods

Ilkley Gazette: Laura King won the under-18 women's title

10:03am Thursday 6th February 2014

Middleton Woods in Ilkley have long been recognised as testing terrain both physically and mentally for the navigational running sport of orienteering – and that’s in the daylight.

Lizzie is backing women's big day in Tour de France

Ilkley Gazette: Lizzie Armitstead was fourth in the opening stage of the Women's Tour of Qatar

5:10pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Otley’s Lizzie Armitstead, who is competing in the Women’s Tour of Qatar which started today, is among those who have welcomed the introduction of a women’s race on the final day of this summer’s Tour de France.

Ilkley's Georgia Malir impresses again with good run in Northern Counties Cross Country

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia Malir in action

11:51am Thursday 30th January 2014

Georgia Malir recorded another excellent result at the Northern Cross Country Championships at Knowsley Safari Park, Liverpool.

Tour de France boost for Scott Thwaites as Burley rider's team get wild-card

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is thrilled by the choice of Tour route Picture: Team NetApp Endura/Roth

6:48pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

The chances of Burley-in-Wharfedale rider Scott Thwaites competing in this year's Tour de France when it come to Yorkshire soared today.

Ilkley's Georgia Malir reigns in Spain for England and Tom Adams make a splash on Haworth Moor

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia Malir in action

11:38am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Ilkley’s star runners Georgia Malir and Tom Adams were in winning form at th weekend.

Ilkley trio are future stars

Ilkley Gazette: Amber Woffindin is one of three Ilkley players who are receiving LTA funding and support via the Aegon FutureStars programme

4:40pm Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Three Ilkley players are among the brightest talents in the country.

Burley's Thwaites hopes to realise his Tour de France dream

Ilkley Gazette: Scott Thwaites is thrilled by the choice of Tour route Picture: Team NetApp Endura/Roth

11:36am Thursday 16th January 2014

The heat is on for Scott Thwaites as he bids to realise his dream of riding in the Tour de France when it comes to Yorkshire later this year.

Rawdon's Sam Tordoff lands new deal for second year in British Touring Cars

Ilkley Gazette: Sam Tordoff os fifth in drivers' championship

8:11am Thursday 9th January 2014

Yorkshire’s Sam Tordoff (Leeds-Bradford) will return for a second, full season in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) after announcing a deal to stay with the Factory MG KX Momentum Racing Team.

Ilkley's Georgia Malir produces another good run in Yorkshire Championships

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia Malir in action

9:50am Thursday 9th January 2014

Ilkley Harriers’ Georgia Malir got the new year off to a flying start in the Yorkshire Cross Country Championships at Lightwater Valley.

Ilkley's Dave Kinloch takes tenth place in Yorkshire Points Cyclo Cross Series

9:44am Thursday 9th January 2014

Ilkley rider Dave Kinloch  finished tenth overall in the 2013-14 Yorkshire Points Cyclo Cross Winter Series.

Jonny Brownlee wins Chevin Chase for fourth straight year

Ilkley Gazette: Jonny Brownlee, wearing No 1 in the centre of the picture, strides out at the start of the Chevin Chase on his way to a fourth straight win

6:54pm Thursday 26th December 2013

Bingley Harrier Jonny Brownlee won the Chevin Chase for the fourth successive year today.

Otley Karate Centre end year on a high

Ilkley Gazette: The Otley Karate Centre squad

10:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Otley Karate Centre ended 2013 in style with some outstanding results.

Ilkley Harriers ace Tom Adams Stoops to conquer in Haworth fell race

Ilkley Gazette: Tom Adams on his way to victory. Picture: Dave Woodhead

10:00am Tuesday 24th December 2013

There was another win for Tom Adams of Ilkley Harriers as he romped to victory in Sunday’s Stoop Fell Race at Haworth.

Duckett made ‘difficult decision’ to turn down Bradford Bulls return offer

Ilkley Gazette: Ryan Duckett, right, looks on during an Odsal meeting with administrator Brendan Guilfoyle, second right, then coach Mick Potter, left, and director Stephen Coulby on the day the Bulls went into administration in 2012

7:30am Monday 23rd December 2013

Former Bulls chief executive Ryan Duckett has revealed he recently turned down an opportunity to return to the club.

Ilkley's running starlet Georgia Malir shines for England in Brussels

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia Malir secured selection

9:42pm Monday 23rd December 2013

Ilkley's Georgia Malir helped England's junior women to dominate the Lotto Cross Country Cup in Brussels on Sunday.

Delia sings praises of Peel Park

Ilkley Gazette: Ilkley's Luke Middlemiss on the Peel Park course

2:20pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Delia Beddis’ chances of repeating her National Trophy podium finish at Mil-ton Keynes were scuppered by a first-lap crash in Bradford last Sunday.

England debut for Georgia in Brussels

Ilkley Gazette: Georgia malir will compete for England in Sunday's Lotto Cross Cup

1:50pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Ilkley Harrier Georgia Malir has won her first England cross-country vest.

Brownlee is seeking a Chevin Chase hat-trick

Ilkley Gazette: Jonny Brownlee will face a revised course in the Chevin Chase

1:40pm Thursday 19th December 2013

Olympic bronze medallist Jonny Brownlee, from Bramhope, is expected to be chasing a hat-trick of wins in the Aire Centre Pacers’ Chevin Chase on Boxing Day.

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