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  • 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 […]

  • Golf president Josh Carr

    President makes surprise return for golfers trip to Hull

    February 28, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team face Hull 1sts this Wednesday in their BUCS Northern 2B league fixture. Hull currently sit fourth in the table, and come into the game off the back of a 5-1 defeat to York 1sts in the BUCS Northern Conference Cup. President Josh Carr explained it […]

  • Laverty, race 2, Australian WSBK 2017.

    Milwaukee Aprilia face mixed fortunes down under

    February 28, 2017 at 11:47 am

    The Milwaukee Aprilia World Superbike team failed to capitalise on their pre-season testing pace over the opening weekend of the new season. A momentary lead, a crash and a double points finish were what the North East based team took away from the Australian round at the Phillip Island circuit. Lead […]

  • Sunderland had another gruelling away draw but performed admirably.

    Sunderland knocked out of table tennis cup by classy UCLan

    February 24, 2017 at 12:14 pm

    Sunderland’s Northern Conference Cup run came to an end on Wednesday with a 10-7 loss away to the University of Central Lancashire. Mario Hadjinicola and Adam Gittings were resilient, earning two points each against a dominant UCLan team. However, Matt Fields, who didn’t drop a single set, led the home […]

  • Sunderland equestrian

    Sunderlands Equestrian Club hope to start Varsity off with an early win

    February 19, 2017 at 8:39 pm

    The University Of Sunderland’s Equestrian Club is playing their fixture almost a month early due to a venue booking error by Teesside. Vice president Sarah Johnston hopes to continue the Equestrians winning streak over Teeside: “We hope to live up to the expectations of past team members as we have […]

  • Sunderland and Teesside are co-hosting the event, which is open to everyone.

    Sunderland and Teesside team up for 24 hour charity snowsports event

    February 16, 2017 at 9:20 pm

    Sunderland and Teesside’s university snowsports clubs are set to host a 24-hour ski and snowboard event in the name of charity. The event will be hosted at Silksworth Ski Slope on February 24, with both Universities coming together to raise money for Disability Snowsports UK (DSUK) and The North East […]

  • Chris Dobey in action at the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London. Steven Paston/PA Wire.

    Darts ace Chris Dobey qualifies for Coral UK Open third round

    February 14, 2017 at 9:08 am

    Bedlington’s Chris Dobey qualified for this year’s UK Open after competing in six qualifying events to reach the third round in Minehead. The world number 41 confirmed his place at Minehead after reaching the last 16 in the UK Open Qualifier 2, along with a quarter-final defeat to two-time World Champion Gary Anderson in […]

  • Golf president Josh Carr

    Sunderland golfers suffer heavy defeat to Leeds Beckett as president signs off

    February 11, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team slumped to a 5-1 loss at the hands of Leeds Beckett 2nds on Wednesday at Horsforth Golf Club. President Josh Carr was the only man to secure a point for his side, as the following matches all ended in defeat. It was another […]

  • Sunderland's table tennis team

    Sunderland table tennis reach semi-finals after Manchester Met win

    February 9, 2017 at 9:02 am

    An away win against Manchester Metropolitan 1sts on Wednesday saw Sunderland move into the BUCS Northern Conference Cup semi-finals. Despite trailing after the first two games, the visitors rallied with captain Firdaus Nazeri securing a point take his side 3-2 up. Nazeri went on to win two more points, with Adam […]

  • The Roger Albert Clark Rally was formerly based in Sunderland.

    First Roger Albert Clark Rally heads to North East in 2017

    February 8, 2017 at 10:46 am

    The first details about the 2017 Roger Albert Clark Rally, which will feature stages in the North East, have emerged following the Autosport Show held at the NEC Arena in Birmingham on the weekend of January 14/15. The event, which is scheduled to return in November 2017 after a two-year […]