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Day three of Sheffield's Special Olympics

Athlete celebrates with a 'dab'

Athletes have been in action again today on day three of the Special Olympics in Sheffield.

They have been taking part in competitions at a number of venues across the city with events including aquatics, equestrian, cycling, basketball, netball, golf and tennis.

It's the country’s largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities and has seen around 2,600 athletes of all ages and abilities coming together from across the country.

They are being supported over the four days of competition by 800 coaches, 1000 volunteers, 200 officials and over 7,000 family and friends.

There's more action tomorrow, ahead of a closing ceremony in the evening.


Huddersfield Town's captain retires to join club's coaching staff

Huddersfield Town's captain Mark Hudson has retired ahead of the new Premier League season, to join the club's coaching staff.

Huddersfield Town's captain Mark Hudson Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The 35-year-old defender won his third promotion to the top flight in May - after going up previously with both Crystal Palace and Cardiff City.

Altogether he played nearly 500 games in his career - over 100 of them in three season with the Terriers.


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