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Plea for businesses to back boxing match

A South Tyneside boxer’s comeback fight has been thrown into jeopardy after the show’s main sponsor pulled out.

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David Bolt

Wife of Sunderland postman turned Commonwealth Games medallist speaks of pride

The wife of a Commonwealth Games medal winner David Bolt has spoken of her pride in his sporting achievement.

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South Shields' Denny Plate National Champions

Bowls: National title delight as South Shields claim Denny Plate glory

South Shields Indoor Bowls Club are celebrating a national title success.

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David Bolt was making his debut in the Commonwealth Games.

Former postman 'thrilled' after picking up medal at Commonwealth Games

Move over Usain, there's a new Bolt in the medals!

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Luke McCormack.

Wearside boxer Pat McCormack books final spot at Commonwealth Games

Succeeding where his brother had failed earlier, Wearside boxer Pat McCormack will fight for a Commonwealth Games gold medal after winning through to the welterweight final in Australia.

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England Bronze medal Four - Louis Ridout, David Bolt, Jamie Chestney and Sam Tolchard.

David Bolt helps English Fours team to Commonwealth bronze

Sunderland bowls star David Bolt has won a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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Luke McCormack

Wearside boxer Luke McCormack settles for bronze in split decision at Commonwealth Games

A split decision ended Luke McCormack’s Commonwealth Games campaign as the Washington boxer was eliminated from the light welterweight event at the semi-final stage.

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Sarah McDonald.

‘Heartbroken’ Sarah McDonald dramatically reinstated to Commonwealth Games 1500m final

Sarah McDonald WILL compete in the women’s 1500m final at the Commonwealth Games – after she was dramatically reinstated.

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Anthony Nelson.

Anthony Nelson set for stunning comeback on huge South Shields show

Anthony Nelson is set for a stunning comeback in his home town – almost two years after his last fight.

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Newcastle fans at the recent home win over Manchester United.

M62 road re-opens ahead of Liverpool v Newcastle United game

The M62 road has re-opened ahead of tonight's Liverpool v Newcastle United Premier League game.

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Anthony Nelson.

Ex-Commonwealth champ Anthony Nelson helps youngster prepare for debut as he plots his comeback

Boxer Sam Menzies makes his professional debut tomorrow – having learned the ropes alongside ex-Commonwealth champion Anthony Nelson.

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Amanda Lightfoot

South Shields snowqueen completes first Winter Olympic race

South Shields snowqueen Amanda Lightfoot has competed in her first race in South Korea.
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Picture tribute to former Sunderland star Liam Miller after his tragic death

The late Liam Miller joined Sunderland at the dawn of an exciting era at the club following Roy Keane’s appointment as boss.

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The general ballot for a place in the 2018 Great North Run closes on February 5.

Would-be Great North Run entrants are running out of time

Runners who want to take part in this year's Great North Run only have a week left to enter the ballot for a place.
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Kathleen Bancroft.

Young Jamie Barnshaw leaves his seniors trailing to secure 6km victory

Talented Jarrow and Hebburn junior Jamie Barnshaw, only 14-years-old, left his senior rivals behind with a resounding victory in the South Shields 6km run during the week, writes Brian Kirkley.

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The launch of the new Great Tees 10k.

The Great Run comes to Tees Valley!

A major new running race is coming to the Tees Valley - from the team which organises the Great North Run.
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Amanda Lightfoot in training this week in Ostersund, Sweden.

Winter Olympian Amanda Lightfoot steps up preparations for event

South Tyneside Olympian Amanda Lightfoot is on the slope to success as she warms up for one of the biggest moments of her career.

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Amanda Lightfoot is set to compete in her second Winter Olympics.

South Shields biathlete Amanda Lightfoot’s delight as she secures Winter Olympics place

South Tyneside snow queen Amanda Lightfoot is set to again represent her country on the biggest stage of all.

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Action from the EFL Kids Cup: Toner Avenue v Simonside Primary A

Hundreds of children have been showcasing their football skills for the chance to represent the Black Cats.

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Action from the EFL Kids Cup: Kelloe Primary v Simonside Primary B

Hundreds of children have been showcasing their football skills for the chance to represent the Black Cats.

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