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  • England's Alex Hales celebrates his century during the One Day International match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

    Chester-le-Street prepares to host record breaking England

    June 20, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Durham County Cricket Club’s home ground at Chester-le-Street will host England’s fourth one-day international against Australia tomorrow with England buoyed by a record breaking victory. England destroyed Australia in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, beating the visitors by 242 runs after posting an astonishing 481-6 from their 50 overs, […]

  • Kirby: “I don’t want to win the championship by a small margin, I want to obliterate it!”

    Kirby: “I don’t want to win the championship by a small margin, I want to obliterate it!”

    June 7, 2018 at 1:16 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kirby says that he is aiming to win the Pre-Injection 600 class of the No Limits Racing series in dominating fashion. The former University of Sunderland student now leads the category by 84 points after a perfect weekend at Donington Park in Derbyshire, where he took […]

  • Andy Tennant (second right)

    Tennant takes individual glory as Madison Genesis and NJC-Biemme-Echelon dominate Tour Series in Durham

    May 29, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    Andy Tennant took individual glory in the fourth round of cycling’s Tour Series at Durham on Tuesday night. With Durham hosting the men’s race for a ninth consecutive year, Tennant got the better of Madison Genesis’ Connor Swift in a last lap sprint. It was the first time Durham had […]

  • Sunderland lost 15-2 against high-flying Hull.

    Season Review: Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee flatter to deceive after winless season

    May 14, 2018 at 10:36 am

    It was a season to forget for Sunderland Ultimate Frisbee as they ended the season bottom of the table with minus three points from their seven games in their BUCS campaign, as well as a first round defeat in the cup. At the start of the season, only their third […]

  • Graeme Lowden, Photo: David Merrett

    Lowdon tight lipped over CEFC TRSM future as Le Mans looms

    May 11, 2018 at 3:11 pm

    Team boss Graeme Lowdon has declined to comment on the financial issues that prevented CEFC TRSM from racing at the Spa 6 hours WEC race last weekend. The team has stated that funding is in place to allow them to run at the 24 hours of Le Mans in June. […]

  • Kirby suffers mixed weekend at Cadwell Park

    Kirby suffers mixed weekend at Cadwell Park

    May 11, 2018 at 12:07 pm

    Sunderland bike racer Ian Kirby had a mixed weekend at Cadwell Park in Lincolnshire, in the No Limits Championship. The former Sunderland University student who this season has backing from NA collage in Washington, qualified second in the Pre-Injection 600 class which races alongside the Pirelli Super Series and No […]

  • Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    May 11, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Popularity of other sports such as football and basketball is the main reason for a decline in table tennis participation at the University of Sunderland, according to team member Eddy Song. Song also mentioned the difference in popularity in Asia compared to Europe and the Americas and how it is […]

  • Matt Edwards won the opening round of the 2018 Prestone MSA British Rally Championship. Photo Credit: Steven Batey

    Matt Edwards wins 2018 Pirelli International

    May 9, 2018 at 9:50 am

    Welsh driver Matt Edwards claimed his first ever Prestone MSA British Rally Championship win on the Pirelli International, which had stages in Kielder Forest in Northumberland, on April 28. The opening round of the 2018 BRC, Britain’s most famous rally championship, saw over 80 cars compete over 8 stages and […]

  • Jlt Condor's Russell Downing during stage five of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain from Clacton to Clacton. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 7, 2017. See PA story CYCLING Tour. Photo credit should read: John Walton/PA Wire

    Energy Tour Series returns to Durham this May

    May 8, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    On Tuesday May 22, Britain’s leading televised cycle race is returning to Durham, featuring a host of star-studded riders. Eight men’s teams will compete in two of the 10 rounds of the 2018 OCO Energy Tour Series, which arrives in the city for the ninth time. It will include defending […]

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    Damage limitation for Team Oliver at Pembery

    May 1, 2018 at 12:26 pm

    Oliver Racing endured a tough second race meeting of the year in South Wales with the trucks of Stuart Oliver and Martin Gibson suffering heavy damage. The pair missed the fourth heat of the meeting after a multi-truck crash left their machines needing hurried repairs to enter the final. The […]