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South Shields snowqueen completes first Winter Olympic race

South Shields snowqueen Amanda Lightfoot has competed in her first race in South Korea.

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.

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.
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.
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.


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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Neil Burns was inspired to raise funds for charity by the story of Bradley Lowery.

Sunderland AFC fan set to run London Marathon in memory of Bradley Lowery

A Sunderland AFC fan is set to pay tribute to Bradley Lowery by donning his running shoes and helping other people in his honour.


Graeme Taylor leads Jarrow & Hebburn AC to victory in North Eastern Harrier League meet

Graeme Taylor finished second in leading Jarrow and Hebburn AC to an emphatic team triumph in the Start Fitness North Eastern Harrier League meeting at Herrington Country Park.

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From left to right, Lucy Dixon, Elle Smith, Eve Palmer, Eleisha Mitchinson, Katie Hunnam and Anjalee Dhaliwal celebrate success at the North of England Karate Championship.

Karate kids celebrate record-breaking year for club

Karate kids from Boldon club are celebrating a record-breaking year after hitting their opponents for six at home and abroad.

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Sir Mo Farah won last year's race. Pic: PA.

Great North Run 2018 entry ballot open

The race for places in the world’s biggest half marathon begins today.

From left to right, competitors Mark Purcell, Aiden McTavy, Amy Stephenson, Emma Stephenson, Owen Suggitt and Tracy Suggitt.

Karate stars make waves in international competition in Canada

Karate stars from South Tyneside have given opponents the chop – after travelling almost 4,500 miles to impress in an international competition.


New date confirmed for Dalton Park 10k - and places are still available

Race organisers have announced a new date for the cancelled inaugural Dalton Park 10k after the event was hit by bad weather at the weekend.

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Jarrow Roofing, in blue, in action earlier this season.

Two Northern League Saturday games postponed because of weather

Jarrow Roofing and Hebburn Town have postponed their Northern League games today.


VIDEO PREVIEW: WWE legends bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas

WWE legends Rey Mysterio, John Morrison and Rob Van Dam are bringing new 5 Star Wrestling live weekly TV shows to UK Arenas in 2018 and we have all the ticket details.

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Paul Gascoigne.

Former Newcastle United and England footballer Paul Gascoigne pulls out of home town talk-in show

Former Newcastle United and England footballer Paul Gascoigne has pulled out of a talk-in show due to ill health.
A new complex at Temple Park would provide a new home for South Shields and Westoe Sports Club.

Plans unveiled to build new sports complex at Temple Park in South Shields

Plans have today been unveiled for a major new 
sporting venue in South Tyneside – and a luxury housing development on its former site.

Luke Adams

Luke Adams cruises to South Shields Park Run victory

Luke Adams, from the home club, finished a resounding winner of the South Shields Park Run on Saturday.

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