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  • In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    In Pictures: Team Sunderland Basketball throw away half time lead

    October 15, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    Despite taking a half-time lead, Team Sunderland Basketball could not contain Myerscough who came from behind to win at CitySpace on Saturday. Pictures by Iam Burn.

  • In Pictures: Women’s Volleyball complete double as they beat Leeds

    In Pictures: Women’s Volleyball complete double as they beat Leeds

    October 12, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    University of Sunderland women’s Volleyball beat Leeds Beckett 3-1 on Wednesday to make it two wins out of two for the Wearsiders over the Yorkshire university. After the men’s team beat Leeds 3-1 earlier in the afternoon, the Wearside women replicated that score meaning they also started the BUCS season with […]

  • In Pictures: Sunderland men beat Leeds in Volleyball opener

    In Pictures: Sunderland men beat Leeds in Volleyball opener

    October 12, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    The University of Sunderland men’s Volleyball team beat Leeds Beckett 1sts 3-1 yesterday. Below is a gallery of the best images as Geno Spasov’s men started the BUCS season on a high. Pictures by Iam Burn.

  • Both sides have been in close-knit matches this season.

    Sunderland University return to BUCS action

    October 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Nineteen teams from the University of Sunderland return to action as today as they start their BUCS seasons. A week on from defeat in the Clash of the Minsters against York St John, Sunderland’s students kick off their league campaigns in the British University & Colleges Sport divisions this afternoon. […]

  • York St John won all three Netball fixtures at this year's Clash of the Minsters

    York beat Sunderland to Clash of Minsters crown

    October 4, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    University of Sunderland suffered defeat in the Clash of the Minsters as York St John were crowned 18-8 winners. The annual curtain-raiser to the university sporting year took place in York with both universities competing across 26 sports and it was the home side who comfortably won in the end. […]

  • Sunderland's Stadium of Light

    Sunderland v Derby: The Stats

    August 4, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    Sunderland kick off their Championship campaign tonight as they butt heads with Derby County. Take a look at the stats ahead of The Rams’ arrival at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland haven’t won their last seven league openers, losing four and drawing three. Derby’s first game form is more impressive, […]

  • Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson (left) and Newcastle United's Cheick Tiote battle for the ball

    Former Newcastle United midfielder, Cheick Tiote, dies aged 30

    June 5, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Former Newcastle United and Ivory Coast midfielder, Cheick Tiote has died after collapsing in training.  The 30-year-old spent seven years on Tyneside before joining Chinese second-tier side Beijing Enterprises in February. Spokesman Emanuele Palladino said: “It is with deep sadness I confirm that Cheick Tiote sadly passed away earlier today […]

  • The FA Vase trophy on it's plinth before the game

    South Shields FC parade postponed

    May 24, 2017 at 10:49 am

    South Shields FC have confirmed their planned victory parade has been postponed following the Manchester attack. The Mariners had been working with South Tyneside Council to organise a homecoming celebration for their FA Vase trophy win at Wembley on Sunday. However, in a statement released by the club, South Shields FC […]

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    Adam Johnson loses child sex conviction appeal

    March 16, 2017 at 10:12 am

    Former England footballer Adam Johnson has lost a challenge against his conviction for sexual activity with a besotted 15-year-old fan. His application for permission to appeal was dismissed by three judges in London on Thursday. The Court of Appeal judges also rejected his bid for a reduction in his six-year […]

  • England's Ben Stokes.

    Ben Stokes deserves big-money IPL contract, says James Taylor

    March 3, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Ben Stokes deserves Indian Premier League riches and should not feel awkward about them, according to former England team-mate James Taylor. Ten days ago Stokes became the highest overseas signing in IPL history when Rising Pune Supergiants secured his services for £1.7million. The talismanic all-rounder has been given permission by […]