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Cleadon’s McDonald has to settle for second in Golden Spike World Challenge

Cleadon’s Sarah McDonald finished an impressive second in the Golden Spike IAAF World Challenge Meeting at Ostrava, in the Czech Republic.

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Tall Ships Races 2018: The 55 ships taking part in this year’s sailing extravaganza

The Tall Ships Races is an exciting event in the sail training calendar and will see four fantastic cities and two challenging races across the North Sea.

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Anthony Nelson v Charlie Edwards: South Shields' fighter stopped in title bid in Newcastle

Anthony Nelson has failed in his bid to win the WBA Continental super-flyweight title.
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Anthony Nelson, right, and Charlie Edwards come face to face before they clash on Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Promotion at the Metro Arena tonight.

South Shields’ Anthony Nelson relishing ‘underdog’ tag

Underdog Anthony Nelson is confident he can cause an upset against Charlie Edwards – as the South Shields’ fighter thinks his opponent has let his eyes wander beyond their Newcastle bout.

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MMA fighter Adam Proctor gets put through his paces by former Cage Warriors champion, and trainer, Alex Enlund at the SBG South Shields facility.

MMA star Adam Proctor signs multi-fight Cage Warriors deal

MMA Welterweight submission artist Adam Proctor has signed a multi-fight deal with Europe’s leading MMA promoters, Cage Warriors.

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Charlie Edwards (left) and Anthony Nelson with promoter Eddie Hearn. Picture by Lawrence Lustig.

‘Fitter, faster, stronger’ Anthony Nelson ready to storm the super flyweight party

South Shields’ Anthony Nelson has vowed fans will see a “fitter, faster, stronger” fighter on Saturday, as he bids to gatecrash the super flyweight scene.

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Underdog Anthony Nelson ready for Newcastle showdown with Matchroom ‘golden boy’ Charlie Edwards

Anthony Nelson is not going into his world title eliminator fight with Charlie Edwards ‘just to make the numbers up’, says coach Mal Gates.

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Tony Burridge and his wife Lesley.

South Shields golfer once given days to live raises thousands for charity

A South Tyneside golfer once given just three days to live is proving ill health is no handicap to raising thousands of pounds for charity.

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Youngsters taking part in a previous Junior and Mini great North Run.

Junior and Mini Great North Run sells out with 9,000 young runners expected

This year's Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run has sold out with 9,000 youngsters set to take part in the event.

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Bradley and big pal Jermain.

Former Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe made OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours for charity work

Former Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe said the mother of ‘best friend’ Bradley Lowery would be the first person he would call after being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Jarrow pub flies the flag for World Cup

Bosses at a South Tyneside boozer are going global to keep alive its traditional World Cup celebrations.

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Leslie helps A team beat B side in battle of South Hylton in Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League

Leslie helps A team beat B side in battle of South Hylton in Danby Autos Sunderland Snooker League

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The St Bede's victorious basketball team with members of the Newcastle Eagles after picking up the title.

South Shields school’s basketball team wows 3,000 fans to win title

A school basketball team from South Tyneside are bouncing for joy after winning a title in front of thousands of fans.

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Anthony Nelson (right) in action against Sima Volosinas at Temple Park Leisure Centre recently.

Title opportunity too good to turn down – Anthony Nelson

Anthony Nelson knows his title shot against Charlie Edwards was too good to turn down – even though he thinks the opportunity has come around quicker than anticipated.

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Ellis Short’s decision to write off Sunderland AFC debt is ‘huge boost for the club financially’ says sports finance expert

Ellis Short’s decision to cover Sunderland AFC’s debts will hand the Black Cats a massive advantage next season, says a leading sports finance expert.

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Sam Menzies (black shorts) goes on the offensive against Anwar Alfadi at Temple Park, South Shields on Saturday night.

‘The Pocket Rocket’ Sam Menzies has bright future, insists Mal Gates

Mal Gates says Sam Menzies is the future of his gym after watching the youngster turn in another accomplished performance.

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Hundreds of athletes set off from the start in the Sand Dancer 10km race over the Leas. Picture by Tim Richardson.

Kurt Heron just edges Andy Burn in South Shields Harriers Sand Dancer Mixed Terrain 10 km Race.

Jarrow and Hebburn AC’s Andy Burn suffered an unexpected reverse in South Shields Harriers Sand Dancer Mixed Terrain 10km race when Ashington’s Kurt Heron prevailed in the closing stages, writes Brian Kirkley.

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Sam Menzies celebrates beating Anwar Alfradi.

South Shields boxing star Anthony Nelson enjoys comeback win on hometown show

Hometown hero Anthony Nelson marked his return to the boxing ring with victory over Simas Volosinas.

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South Shields’ Anthony Nelson knows ring return slip could scupper title plans

Anthony Nelson is refusing to take his eye off the prize on the eve of his long-awaited ring return.

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South Shields Harriers Sand Dancer 10k multi terrain race - mens race winner Jarrow's Andy Burn.

Big field for annual South Shields Harriers Sand Dancer Mixed Terrain 10km race.

Andy Burn, from Jarrow and Hebburn AC, heads an entry list approaching 400 for South Shields Harriers Sand Dancer Mixed Terrain 10km race on Sunday.

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