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  • Northumberland festival to host British National Cycling Championships

    Northumberland festival to host British National Cycling Championships

    February 15, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    BRITAIN’S fastest cyclists are set to head north of the Tyne this summer as British Cycling reveals Northumberland will host the 2018 National Road Championships. The races will form part of the annual Cyclone Festival of Cycling where, among a number of leisure rides open to the public, fans can […]

     
  • Five events not to miss at Croft Circuit in 2018

    Five events not to miss at Croft Circuit in 2018

    February 15, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Croft Circuit, near Darlington, is the biggest motorsport venue in the North East of England and 2018 looks set to be one of its busiest and best yet. These are five events that are not be missed at the venue and are a must for any local motorsport fan. Dunlop […]

     
  • Newcastle Diamonds’ Aarnio: “We have a good chance to shock lots of people”

    Newcastle Diamonds’ Aarnio: “We have a good chance to shock lots of people”

    February 15, 2018 at 12:25 pm

    NEWCASTLE Diamonds’ new signing Tero Aarnio has declared the bosses’ new direction and the team’s strong lineup could take the Speedway GB Championship by surprise this season. The news comes after club officials revealed that season ticket sales are soaring after the club nearly shut its doors at the end […]

     
  • Laverty: High winds makes Portimao “a really tough test”

    Laverty: High winds makes Portimao “a really tough test”

    February 1, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    WORLD Superbike ace Eugene Laverty admits the latest open test at Portimao has been one of his team’s most difficult yet. The Northern Irishman, team-mate Lorenzo Savadori and the Guisborough-based Milwaukee Aprilia squad completed a test this week alongside nine other teams as they looked to develop machinery for the […]

     
  • Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    Durham’s Wood impresses as England win first two ODI’s

    January 19, 2018 at 11:39 am

    Durham bowler Mark Wood showed England what they had been missing in the Ashes Test’s as he put in two impressive bowling displays to help England to a 2-0 lead over Australia in the One Day International series. Wood had missed out on the Test squad after injuries to his […]

     
  • Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    Stoneman likely to keep his place ahead of New Zealand tour

    January 10, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Gateshead born Mark Stoneman has received the backing of England coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of England’s upcoming Test series with New Zealand. Opening batsman Stoneman endured a mixed Ashes series after a positive start to the tour where he scored three fifties and a century during England’s warm up matches before […]

     
  • Simon De Banke claimed the victory aboard his Ford Fiesta R5.

    De Banke dominates on Christmas stages

    January 1, 2018 at 2:29 pm

    Simon de Banke and former World Rally champion co-driver Phil Mills took the victory on the Christmas Stages at Croft Circuit, near Darlington, on December 30 in extreme weather conditions. The traditional event which takes place every year on a date between Christmas and New Year, saw heavy snow fall […]

     
  • The best sporting action during the Christmas period

    The best sporting action during the Christmas period

    December 22, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    With the festive period beginning, here at SportsByte we take a look at the best sport on this Christmas and where the action is taking place. Sunderland AFC Fresh from their first home win since December 2016 the Black Cats will be full of confidence going into the hectic Christmas […]

     
  • Micheal van Gerwen in action during day one of the William Hill World Darts Championship at Alexandra Palace, London.

    Van Gerwen sails past Kist in defence of his World Championship title

    December 15, 2017 at 3:54 pm

    Current reigning World Champion, Michael van Gerwen set the benchmark very high as he eased to a 3-1 victory over Christian Kist at the Alexandra Palace. Van Gerwen set an average of 106 on the opening night and a 69% success rate on his doubles as he shut the door […]

     
  • Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    Volleyball mid-season review: Tsagakis analyses “frustrating” season

    December 15, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    The University of Sunderland’s Men’s Volleyball captain, Georgios Tsagakis, says the team haven’t done as well as he’d like this year, despite their good run of form. Tsagakis does hope that the team can push on from January, and even go on to win the Northern Conference Cup. The team […]