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Monday, March 4, 2024

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A SUNDERLAND council worker is swapping his high-vis for a set of golf clubs when he heads to Hawaii to represent his country in the World Deaf Golf Championships this week. Aidan Douglas, whose day job is a Bridges and Structures technician at Sunderland City Council, is making his debut...

AJ Bell Tour of Britain

SUNDERLAND city centre will be the place to be when the AJ Bell Tour of Britain comes to the city for the first time next Tuesday afternoon, 6 September. The UK's most prestigious cycling race is set to bring world-class sporting action to the streets of Sunderland as part of...
Sunderland is hosting the 2022 British Triathlon Super Series Grand Final, residents and motorists are being advised how to get there and what road closures to expect that weekend. This is the first time the major sporting event has been held in Sunderland, with all the action taking place along...
Sisters from Sunderland on the Podium in Regional Swimming Galas
Three sisters from a primary and secondary school in Sunderland displayed their winning talent at two local swimming competitions recently in Tynemouth, North Tyneside. Sisters Marley Bowe, a year 8 pupil at St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy, Macey Bowe and Molly Bowe, who are in year 5 and year 3...
University of Sunderland Graduates Eye is on the Ball When it Comes to a Career in Graphic Design
A graduate has brought together his love of sport and passion for design to build his own successful business. Illustrator and graphic designer Jamie Orrell graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2012, with a First-Class Honours degree in Sports Journalism. He was quickly snapped up by a publishers in Bath,...
Sunderland Graduate is Using Video Technology to Help His Club
While England may have failed to deliver the results at the Ashes this year - one Sunderland graduate is using video technology to help improve his club’s success on the cricket field. The role of a performance analyst in county cricket has grown rapidly over the last several years thanks...
Sports Scientist Busting the Myths Around Exercise
As we settle into the new year, many of us will be getting back into our regular fitness regime or at least attempting a new exercise programme. But as we set out to achieve our fitness goals, Sports and Exercise Science academic Morc Coulson urges caution in the latest edition...
University Sport Ethics Expert on the Novak Djokovic Saga
World number one men's tennis player Novak Djokovic has had his visa to enter Australia revoked on his arrival in Melbourne in a huge backlash over a vaccine exemption. Djokovic remains in immigration detention in Melbourne and is facing deportation after his entry to the country was denied on Wednesday. The...
North East Cyclists Prepare For The 2nd Round Of The Tour Series
Cyclists from the North East are preparing for the second round of the Tour Series, with just one week to go until the professional cycling event is held in Mowbray Park. Taking place on Tuesday 10 August from 5:30pm, The Tour Series is a fun, fast and free spectator event...
Beach-goers Urged Not To Use Inflatables At Sea
Beach-goers are being urged not to put their lives at risk by taking inflatables into the sea from Wearside’s beaches and riverside. Safety organisations are particularly concerned about the use of Harbour Beach (between Roker and Old North Piers), which is not a designated bathing beach and where, unlike Roker...

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