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  • 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 […]

     
  • Sunderland beat Leeds last week after fielding a full team.

    Sunderland golfers hoping to use momentum against Leeds Beckett

    February 7, 2017 at 11:06 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team will take on Leeds Beckett 2nds this Wednesday in their BUCS Northern 2B league fixture. Leeds Beckett currently sit second in the table, boasting a three match unbeaten run which started late on in November. Sunderland president Josh Carr knows how “difficult” the […]

     
  • Audi TT cup

    Teesside-based father and son duo to enter both VW Championships

    February 6, 2017 at 10:09 am

    Simon Walton and son Owen will enter both the MIlltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup and the Maximumgroup.net VAG Trophy in 2017 aboard two Audi TT’s. The Waltons, who are based in Sedgefield, will drive for the Swanflight team with cars that are being supplied by Teesside Audi and built by […]

     
  • The initial fixture against Liverpool was postponed.

    Sunderland golfers clinch first win of the season at Leeds

    February 5, 2017 at 8:59 am

    The University of Sunderland mixed golf team picked up their first win of the season emphatic style, defeating Leeds 1sts 5-1 on Wednesday at Leeds Golf Centre. Sunderland were already 2-0 up before a ball was hit as Leeds could only field a team of four players out of six. […]

     
  • Phil Taylor finished the night on top in Newcastle.

    Taylor tops Premier League Darts table as van Gerwan draws with Anderson in Newcastle

    February 3, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    Phil Taylor topped the league table after the first night of Premier League Darts at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Thursday night. World number one Michael van Gerwen came up against world number two Gary Anderson and the pair shared the points in a 6-6 draw. Taylor comfortably defeated Dave Chisnall […]

     
  • Sunderland failed to field a full team for their visit to Durham.

    Table tennis attendance again a factor as Sunderland lose to Durham

    February 2, 2017 at 9:03 am

    Durham 2nds made it two-for-two against Sunderland – who fielded a team of just three – in the BUCS Northern 2B table tennis league this season, seeing off the Wearsiders 13-4 on Wednesday. Sunderland, who arrived with one short of a full team, automatically forfeited the four games that otherwise would […]

     
  • New Zealand cricketer Tom Latham will join Durham's squad in July. AP Photo/Bikas Das.

    Durham add Latham as second overseas signing

    January 26, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    Durham have signed New Zealand opener Tom Latham as their overseas player for the second half of the 2017 season. Latham is the second overseas signing this week for Durham, with South Africa opener Stephen Cook also set to feature throughout the first half of the forthcoming campaign. Cook is […]

     
  • Laverty and Savadori Jerez WSBK tests, January 2017.

    Milwaukee Aprillia launch 2017 contenders

    January 26, 2017 at 12:31 pm

    The North-East based Milwaukee Aprillia World Superbike team have launched their 2017 bikes at the Jerez circuit in Spain. The team revealed a pair of RSV4 RF machines to be campaigned by Eugene Laverty and Lorenzo Savadori on the opening day of 2017 pre-season testing. The two-time British Superbike championship […]

     
  • Bell wins Jack Frost stages in thriller at Croft circuit

    Bell wins Jack Frost stages in thriller at Croft circuit

    January 19, 2017 at 12:04 pm

    Graeme Bell won the 2017 Jack Frost stages in association with Cartersport this week ahead of Rob Snowden and Mark Jasper. Bell and co-driver Russ Radford won the event at Croft Circuit near Darlington in their Proton Satria Neo, 30 seconds ahead of second-placed Snowden. Despite the large finishing margin, Bell didn’t […]

     
  • England's Ben Stokes.

    Durham’s Stokes throws hat into IPL ring

    January 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Ben Stokes has become the latest England player to confirm he will go into next month’s Indian Premier League auction. All-rounder Stokes will put his name in the hat for the draft on February 4 hoping to snare a lucrative contract and some crucial experience in one of the world’s […]