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  • 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 […]

     
  • 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 […]