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Karate kids hit opposition for six

Karate kids in South Tyneside have six national champions in their ranks after florring the nopposition at the English National Championships.

Andy Burn

High-class turn-out from region for Good Friday road relay race

Jarrow and Hebburn AC are out in force for Elswick Harriers’ Good Friday Road Relays with three senior men’s teams and one veterans while three senior women and one veterans team are racing.

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Boldon Colts Hajduk Under-11s have received the backing of ISS Facilities Landscaping for a second year.

Boldon football team ‘over the moon’ after sponsorship boost

A Boldon football team is celebrating after receiving a generous donation from its sponsor.


Brave Bradley Lowery is pride of England as Wembley mascot

Brave youngster Bradley Lowery made the nation proud when he led England out on to the pitch at Wembley.
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Shaj Haque goes on the attack against Martin McDonough. Picture by Dolly Clew, Cage Warriors.

South Shields MMA fighter Shaj Haque excited by big time move

South Shields MMA fighter Shaj ‘Superman’ Haque reckons penning a new promotional deal is his ticket to the big time.

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South Shields and Westoe Club to host sportsman dinner. Manager Jan Robinson.

South Shields and Westoe Club set to host sportsman dinner

A long-running sports club in South Tyneside is hosting a charity dinner to raise vital funds.

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Tom Whitfield: Title blow

Tom Whitfield-Billy Snaith title fight off after injury to South Shields boxer

Luckless Tom Whitfield is out of his light-middleweight British Promoters Challenge Belt contest.

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Jarrow's Andy Burn.

Promotion and relegation at stake as Alnwick Harriers host final Start Fitness North Eastern League meeting

Alnwick Harriers stage the sixth and final Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League meeting tomorrow.

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Bowling greens could pay the price of council cuts

South Tyneside bowling greens in line for council cuts

Bowling clubs across South Tyneside could be charged for the council maintaining their greens under new cost-cutting measures.

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The launch of the 2017 Durham City Run, which offers tweaked routes for 5k and 10k runners.

Entries open now as Prince Bishops Durham City Run returns

Thousands of runners are expected to turn out for the second annual Prince Bishops Durham City Run this summer.

Picture by North East Wildlife Photography

Seven great North East half marathons to enter if missed out on a Great North Run place

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Elle May Lumsden, left, and Beth Kerr

South Tyneside karate kids come out on top at national tournament

Youngsters from a South Tyneside karate club swept to national glory.

Jamie Reed

Another chance for South Tyneside young athletes to gain county teams place for English Schools Championships in the Inter-Counties meeting at Kirby Stephen.

A select group of young athletes from South Tyneside have a second chance of gaining places on the county teams for the prestigious English Schools Championships in March when they represent Durham in the Inter-Counties meeting at Kirby Stephen tomorrow.

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Alex Sneddon

Alex Sneddon heads Jarrow and Hebburn AC team in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Liverpool

Alex Sneddon heads a powerful team from Jarrow and Hebburn AC going for gold in the Northern Cross Country Championships at Liverpool tomorrow.

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Tom Whitfield (left) trades with Daniel Cope in their Northern Area title fight

Tom Whitfield titlefight: There will be no mistakes this time says trainer

Mal Gates is getting Tom Whitfield ready for his next title assault – vowing there would be no “mistakes” next time.

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Tom Whitfield (right) with Daniel Cope after their Northern Area title fight. Picture by TOM COLLINS

South Shields fighter Tom Whitfield returns in title derby with Ferryhill’s Billy Snaith

Tom Whitfield is to come back from his first professional defeat in another title derby match..

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Jamie Reed

reed top of the class

Jamie Reed, from Jarrow and Hebburn AC, prevailed in a close finish to win gold during the Durham Schools Cross Country Championships at Barnard Castle at the weekend.

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Young South Tyneside athelets compete for English Schools Cross Country Championships qualification

Young athletes from South Tyneside compete for county teams places for the prestigious English Schools Cross Country Championships at Norwich in March when they race in the Durham Schools CC meeting at Barnard Castle tomorrow.

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Quidditch Premier League try-outs take place in North East

Harry Potter fans - and lovers of unusual sports - can try their hand at broomstick-based action as the Quidditch Premier League seeks new players in the region.

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