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  • Astley has been knocked out of the UK Open.

    Gateshead snooker star Astley eyes top ranking spots

    November 14, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Andrew Wilson, Scott Paddon, Joe Ramage, Gary Mutimer Professional snooker player John Astley, 27, is performing well on the Main Tour thus far and feels his form can carry him up the rankings. Astley credits his role as a coach for helping to improve his own game and has targeted […]

     
  • Spennymoor’s Chandler looking ahead following FA Cup defeat

    Spennymoor’s Chandler looking ahead following FA Cup defeat

    November 9, 2016 at 9:55 am

    Sunderland-born Spennymoor Town ace Jamie Chandler’s sights are set on promotion after a “fantastic day” despite their FA Cup first round defeat at the hands of League One MK Dons on Saturday. Chandler and his Northern Premier League teammates travelled south in search of a cup upset against a side four tiers […]

     
  • VIDEO: Sunderland Scholars look to continue form against Burnley

    VIDEO: Sunderland Scholars look to continue form against Burnley

    November 8, 2016 at 10:52 am

    Video: Joe Ramage, Andrew Wilson and Scott Paddon High-flying Sunderland Scholars host Burnley FC B Scholars on Wednesday insisting complacency will not derail their push for a FA National Football Youth League title. Burnley B are bottom of the FAS NFYL Midlands/North division, while Sunderland lie second in the table, […]

     
  • Sunderland Scholars have exceeded expectations in their debut season.

    VIDEO: Comfortable win for Sunderland Scholars over Birmingham

    October 20, 2016 at 9:26 am

    A confident display saw Sunderland Scholars continue their unbeaten league run and claim all three points against Birmingham City scholars on Wednesday. Sunderland dominated the first half and captain Aaron Duell opened the scoring with a fantastic long-range free kick 20 minutes in. Speaking after the game, Duell said the […]

     
  • University golf captain Will Herron.

    VIDEO: Herron looking forward to season despite league numbers dwindling

    October 12, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    The University of Sunderland golf captain Will Herron is looking forward to this year’s Northern 3B BUCS league campaign, despite a limited league.  A week before the season was due to start, York St John had to withdraw their team from the Northern 3B league. This means that the league […]

     
  • Sunderland netball thirds were in action against York St John.

    VIDEO: Sunderland netball at Clash of the Minsters

    October 7, 2016 at 11:13 am

    This week’s Clash of the Minsters event pitted the University of Sunderland’s sports teams against York St John, with 30 different teams in action across the city. Women’s netball had a successful season last year but having lost a number of key players over the summer, the clash with York was always going […]

     
  • Young North East skater shines at opening of Sunderland’s Christmas Ice Rink

    Young North East skater shines at opening of Sunderland’s Christmas Ice Rink

    December 2, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    A teenage figure skater from the North East has performed alongside a Dancing on Ice star, Andrei Lipanov at the opening of Sunderland’s Christmas festivities. Anna Waters danced with her coach Lipanov to Dean Martin’s, ‘Let It Snow’. The eighteen-year-old from Wallsend started skating at Whitley Bay Ice Rink aged 10 […]

     
  • Wearmouth cricket club on hunt for local talent

    Wearmouth cricket club on hunt for local talent

    November 25, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    Wearmouth Cricket Club are searching for new recruits ahead of their 2016 season. Club secretary and first team player, Mark Whittaker, is calling for cricket enthusiasts and potential players  in Sunderland. Whittaker expresses his concern for the lack of interest in regional grassroots cricket. He says: “We need new youth players. […]

     
  • Dixon is once again the favourite to win the Sunderland 10K this weekend

    Dixon on injuries, Rio Olympics and Fabio Borini

    November 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Video by Ryan Gray, Clinton Forde, Stephanie Finnegan and Michael Ramsay.  Team GB marathon runner Aly Dixon speaks to SportsByte about the injury that ended her Commonwealth Games and her hopes of competing at the Rio Olympics in 2016. The Sunderland runner also speaks about how a trip to Flamingo Land […]

     
  • Sunderland’s King confident ahead of latest fight

    Sunderland’s King confident ahead of latest fight

    November 17, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    Sunderland boxer Jordan King is confident that he will beat Jason Ball when the two middleweights clash at Rainton Meadows Arena on Friday November 20. King, 23, believes he will be too fast for his experienced opponent which will see him victorious on the Fighting Against Adversity bill on Friday […]