Runners lead the way home in county trials

TWO young Dales runners have taken crucial steps towards their Olympic dreams after winning area trials. Students from Wensleydale School and Sixth Form, Leyburn, Kyle...

Champion night for champions

SUNDERLAND'S OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS will be honoured by their home city on Monday (12 December). The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Alan Emerson, will present specially commissioned medals...

Champion Night for Champions

SUNDERLAND'S OLYMPIANS AND PARALYMPIANS will be honoured by their home city on Monday (12 December).

Inspired outsourcing continues work to reduce unemployment

STAFF at a North-East contact centre were on hand to inspire a group of unemployed learners looking to get back into work this month...

Top gymnasts helps students celebrate success

AN Olympic gymnast has inspired students to ‘have no regrets’ at a ceremony to recognise outstanding academic effort and achievement.

Olympian Jess backs Dying to be Cool

County Durham Olympic silver medallist rower Jessica Eddie is encouraging young people to think twice before jumping into rivers as the warm summer weather continues.

Hambleton Paralympian Cheered on by Council

Hambleton Paralympian, Laurence Whiteley, takes to the water on Friday (Sept 9) – and the district is being urged to get behind him!

Amy Tinkler and her coaches awarded Chairman’s Medals

Olympic gymnast Amy Tinkler has increased her medal haul, after being awarded the highest honour in County Durham.

Deerness Gymnastics Academy Welcomes New Members as the Door Opens to the Youth Olympics...

A trio of female British gymnasts will compete as an acrobatic women’s group in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, and they have the potential to come from Durham.

Amy Tinkler welcomed home with open top bus parade

County Durham’s bronze medal-winning Olympian Amy Tinkler will be officially welcomed home on Saturday with an open-top bus parade.

From Yorkshire to Rio – Team GB triathlon team’s key to success

Challenging environment and world class facilities allow Leeds to perfect the science of achievement University of Leeds students claim every place in Team GB male triathlon squad

Employees fundraise for para athletes ahead of Rio 2016

A group of charitable customer service employees have come together to support the British ParalympicAssociation ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic games.

Unusual Rituals Propelling Team GB to Gold in this Year’s Olympics

The word is Wimbledon champ Serena Williams keeps winning due to a whiffy pair of unwashed socks.

Second Sunderland graduate selected for Team GB

Katy McLean has been named as part of Team GB’s squad for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Jade’s on the road to Rio

One of the stars of Teesside University’s elite athlete scheme has been selected to represent Team GB at the Paralympic Games.


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