Articles by: Ryan Kennedy
 

  • Great Britain's Aly Dixon celebrates as she crosses the line during the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. Picture credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/Press Association Images

    Commonwealth experience can help at Rio Olympics says Dixon

    May 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    As Sunderland’s newest Olympian, Alyson Dixon, re-starts training in preparation for Rio, the marathon runner says that qualification for this summer’s Olympics has already changed her life. Dixon was the fastest British women at the London Marathon just over two weeks ago – qualifying her to represent Team GB at […]

     
  • Sunderland and Teesside women's football teams in action at Southern Areas Playing Fields.

    Sunderland crowned Tees-Wear Varsity champions

    April 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    The University of Sunderland have won the 2016 Tees-Wear Varsity in one of the closest contested competitions in recent history, as they beat Teesside University 13-12. With over 12 hours of sport taking place across Sunderland and 25 fixtures taking place, Sunderland edged out their Teesside rivals by the narrowest […]

     
  • Sunderland student Uzokwe is hoping to end the season as Darlington Mowden Park's top try scorer. Picture credit: Robert Logan

    Sunderland student Uzokwe sets sights on more international honours

    April 22, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    Sunderland student Simon Uzokwe has set his sights on ending the season as Darlington Mowden Park top try-scorer and gaining more international honours after representing England Students RFU earlier this month. Forward Uzokwe made a try-scoring start on his England Students debut against France, and also featured against Ireland Students […]

     
  • University of Sunderland Students Simon Uzokwe, centre, with fellow England Students players.

    Sunderland man Uzokwe enjoying time with England Students RFU

    April 7, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    Sunderland student Simon Uzokwe is hoping he can follow up his try against France last week by making another impact off the bench when England Students RFU face Ireland on Saturday. Uzokwe is currently away on international duty with England Students and came off the bench to score a try […]

     
  • England's David Daniell celebrates winning silver in the Men's Keirin at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Picture credit: PA Wire/PA Archive/Press Association Images

    GB cyclist David Daniell to visit University of Sunderland

    April 7, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Commonwealth Silver medalist and Great Britain cyclist David Daniell is set to visit the University of Sunderland on Friday through the University Sport Activation Fund. Daniell will be visiting the University of Sunderland tomorrow in his capacity as one of Sport England’s Sporting Champions – a team of current and retired […]

     
  • Adam Johnson sentenced to six years in prison for child sex offences

    Adam Johnson sentenced to six years in prison for child sex offences

    March 24, 2016 at 1:34 pm
     
  • Men's football have had a tough start to the BUCS campaign.

    Late winner seals league title for Sunderland men’s Football 1sts

    March 23, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Football 1st team have won the BUCS Northern 5D title after beating Bradford University 1sts 2-1 with a stoppage time winner. After falling a goal behind, Zak Atkinson levelled for Sunderland before a last minute Rob McConnell goal sealed the win with only minutes remaining. […]

     
  • Kelly looks ahead to Sunderland 4ths huge six pointer

    Kelly looks ahead to Sunderland 4ths huge six pointer

    March 8, 2016 at 9:45 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Football 4th team manager Martin Kelly describes the Leeds Art 1sts walkover as ‘frustrating’ though is pleased that a double header will take place on March 9. After deliberation the home match against Leeds Art 1sts is a game where six points are up for grabs […]

     
  • Adam Johnson pleads guilty to child sex charge

    Adam Johnson pleads guilty to child sex charge

    February 10, 2016 at 12:30 pm
     
  • Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson appears in Bradford court on child sex charges

    Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson appears in Bradford court on child sex charges

    February 10, 2016 at 9:30 am