Tag : Rio

From Brazil to Briggate: Olympic heroes return

2 years ago / 0 comments

Yorkshire Olympians and Paralympians celebrated their success at Rio this week during a homecoming parade organised by Leeds City Council. Thousands lined the streets to cheer on athletes as they rode around Leeds on open top buses. Yorkshire Olympians brought home 14 out of an overall total of 67 medals … Read More

Sport | Hodgson headache as England handed tough group in Brazil

5 years ago / 0 comments

England face a fight to qualify for the knockout stages after being drawn against both Uruguay and Italy in Group D. With manager Roy Hodgson stating beforehand that venues could also play a crucial part in the team’s success, it was a further blow to England’s chances that they will open their campaign … Read More