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10:40am Tuesday 5th November 2013
ORGANISERS of next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow say they remain hopeful Mo Farah and Usain Bolt will add some stardust to the athletics, but insist it will be no disaster if they decide not to run at the event.
10:39am Tuesday 5th November 2013
SIR DAVE BRAILSFORD has heaped praise on Laura Trott after the double Olympic champion claimed two gold medals at the Manchester Track World Cup as Great Britain’s dominance of the velodrome showed few signs of weakness.
12:00am Monday 4th November 2013
FOUR-TIMES Junior Great North Run winner Lydia Turner ran the race of her young life to clinch a first national title for her club, Birtley, in the English Cross Country Relay Championships at Mansfield.
2:57pm Friday 25th October 2013
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12:00am Monday 14th October 2013
FORMER Elswick Harrier Ryan McLeod - son of Olympic Games 10,000m silver medallist Mike McLeod - ran the fastest time in the National Six Stage Road Relay Championships at Sutton Coldfield to help Tipton Harriers take third place - and deny Morpeth a medal position.
12:00am Saturday 12th October 2013
10:44am Thursday 3rd October 2013
FORMER world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield believes Tyson Fury is capable of causing an upset against fellow Briton David Haye and even thinks both Englishmen could dethrone the all-conquering Klitschko brothers in the future.
12:00am Saturday 28th September 2013
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7:19pm Tuesday 27th August 2013
MIDDLESBROUGH wheelchair athlete Jade Jones believes her ever-growing portfolio of major final appearances will provide her with just the experience she needs to chase down her rivals at next summer's Commonwealth Games.
12:00am Saturday 24th August 2013
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2:32pm Sunday 18th August 2013
GREAT Britain's 4x100m relay team, featuring Middlesbrough's Richard Kilty, looked impressive as they took the scalp of the Jamaicans to win their semi-final at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow.
12:00am Saturday 17th August 2013
Crook's double North-East champion Markhim Lonsdale leads a strong contingent of the region's best young Athletes travelling to the Wavertree Athletics Centre, Liverpool, today for the North of England Under-17 and Under-15 Championships.
8:37pm Friday 16th August 2013
MO FARAH labelled his latest 5,000m title as the sweetest of his career so far after he stormed to World Athletics Championships gold in Moscow on Friday night and wrote his name into athletics history in the process.
8:36pm Thursday 15th August 2013
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6:00am Saturday 27th July 2013
The Northern Echo was the only newspaper in the region to send its own sports writer and photographer to London, and one year on, Chris Booth selects his six favourite photographs from his Olympic portfolio and explains why they are so special to him.
10:48am Thursday 25th July 2013
7:00am Wednesday 17th July 2013
LAURA WEIGHTMAN and Richard Kilty have been named in the Great Britain squad for next month’s World Athletics Championships, but Chris Tomlinson faces an anxious wait to see if he makes the plane to Moscow.
10:47pm Friday 12th July 2013
12:00am Monday 8th July 2013
CLEVELAND - the region's smallest county - took the honours in the English Schools Championships at Birmingham, winning three silver medals and one bronze - and coming within a whisker of striking gold.
8:00am Friday 5th July 2013
DOUBLE North-East champion and middle-distance record holder Markhim Lonsdale is one of the region's leading medal hopes in the two-day English Schools Track and Field Championships which start this morning at Birmingham's Alexander Stadium.
8:00am Monday 1st July 2013
12:00am Friday 28th June 2013
JEMMA LOWE admits she faces an anxious wait to find out if she has booked her place at the World Championships over 200m - but she's determined to seal her place on the plane to Barcelona today regardless.
10:50am Thursday 27th June 2013
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GENERAL ELECTION: CONSTITUENCIES
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough