Sports participation growing at fastest rate in Yorkshire The number of adults in Yorkshire who regularly play sport has risen by more than 120,000 over the past two years, according to new research . Across the region, more than 725,000 people aged 16 and over are now taking part in sport at least three times a week, for a minimum of 30 minutes, at moderate intensity. Read more
Sports project launched in Yorkshire Dales Young people will be the focus of the brand new 'Go Dales! 'project being launched by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) this year. Read more
Yorkshire's Olympic and Paralympic athletes honoured Yorkshire's Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls have been honoured on a special website dedicated to the Beijing competitors who live, train or were born in the region. Sport England has worked with Yorkshire Icons - an initiative started last year to honour the county's finest - to create the site. You can see it at www.yorkshire-icons.com
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