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  • Martin Ward ready to claim British super bantamweight title

    Martin Ward ready to claim British super bantamweight title

    November 12, 2015 at 5:01 pm

    Martin Ward declared he was ready to “rock n’ roll” and win the British super bantamweight title when he steps into the ring against current champion James ‘Jazza’ Dickens. Ward, from West Rainton, takes on Liverpool’s Dickens at the Rainton Meadows Arena on November 20, and the southpaw boxer believes […]

     
  • Borthwick aiming for another England call-up

    Borthwick aiming for another England call-up

    April 8, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Durham CCC all-rounder Scott Borthwick hopes for a good year with bat and ball so that he can force his way into the England set-up. The leg-spinner, who has batted at number three in the four-day game for the past two seasons, is looking to add to the one test and […]

     
  • Nelson aiming to grab headline opportunity with both hands

    Nelson aiming to grab headline opportunity with both hands

    April 3, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    A feature which looks back at Anthony Nelson’s English title triumph last year. As the idiom goes, ‘one man’s loss is another man’s gain’ and with Bradley Saunders withdrawing due to tearing ligaments in his right hand, Anthony Nelson (9-0, 1 KO) has been promoted to one of the headline […]

     
  • Jon-Lewis Dickinson up for Bellew and Cleverley fights

    Jon-Lewis Dickinson up for Bellew and Cleverley fights

    November 25, 2014 at 9:41 am

    Jon Lewis Dickinson (15-3-0, 4 KOs) is ready to climb back up the Cruiserweight rankings when he meets former Olympian Courtney Fry (18-6-0, 6 KOs) on Saturday night at Gateshead Leisure Centre. Dickinson’s seven fight winning streak came to an abrupt end in June when Ovill McKenzie stopped the Durham […]

     
  • Mould on collision course with rival Craig Dixon

    Mould on collision course with rival Craig Dixon

    October 16, 2014 at 11:35 am

    Sunderland’s Lee Mould (5-0-1, 2KOs) overcame an awkward Matthew Seawright (5-97-5) to set up a highly anticipated clash with Craig Dixon (12-0, 0 KOs) With both boxers holding unbeaten records, it’s certain that the North East boxing scene would be gripped by a contest featuring two of the regions brightest, […]

     
  • Nelson captures English title in “Fight of the Year”

    Nelson captures English title in “Fight of the Year”

    October 14, 2014 at 10:05 am

    Anthony Nelson (8-0, 1 KO) thrilled a rapturous North East crowd as he came away with the English Super-Flyweight title after a ten round all-action affair. The South Shields boxer bounced back from a testing year in which he experienced two personal bereavements by taking a unanimous point’s decision victory […]

     
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    VIDEO: Sterling and Lampard brush off Rooney criticism and Suarez threat

    June 19, 2014 at 3:17 pm

      England play Uruguay tonight in Sao Paulo in what is being billed as a ‘must not lose’ game for both sides.   England’s players addressed the media ahead of tonight’s match, with veteran midfielder and Vice-Captain Frank Lampard, joining Liverpool’s ‘Young Loin’ Raheem Sterling at the pre-match press conference in […]

     
  • Predators Netball Coach calls Telegraph article ‘Irresponsible’

    Predators Netball Coach calls Telegraph article ‘Irresponsible’

    June 4, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Sunderland City Predators Netball Coach Natalie Connor discusses the controversial Telegraph article which she calls ‘poorly researched’. Connor questions whether or not journalist Sally Peck really understood Netball, citing the fact Peck is American and therefore has limited knowledge of a more established Commonwealth sport. The Predators Coach also raises […]

     
  • SportsByte Reporter of the Year Sam Lightle

    SportsByte Media and Sport Award winners 2014

    May 27, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    Students and sports stars from across the City were honoured at the Annual SportsByte Awards on Friday evening. The awards, hosted at the Stadium of Light, celebrated a remarkable year of sport across Sunderland, as well as the work done by media students at the University of Sunderland. The categories in the […]

     
  • The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    The 2014 TeesWear Varsity Review Show

    May 20, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    SportsByte looks back on a memorable TeesWear Varsity 2014, which saw Sunderland win comfortably to lift the famous trophy with victory of Teesside. Presenters Matthew Nixon and Tom Leak look back on what was an action packed day, back in late April. The show itself is packed full of interviews, some […]