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Bouncing back: The triumphant sportspeople who took a hit but kept on going forward

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Injuries and illness are an unfortunate, yet unavoidable part of sport and life in general. Today we write about athletes here in Newcastle and around the world, who know what it...

Newcastle Builds NBL Momentum

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The men's basketball team posted two strong performances in the NBL over the weekend....

Edinburgh swept aside by Newcastle in Volleyball

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Sports Editor Courtney Strait writes about Newcastle's Womens Volleyball efforts against Northumbria and Edinburgh...

Knights take charge in an impressive display

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Sports Editor Courtney Strait writes about the Basketball womens seconds' attacking masterclass against Huddersfield firsts...

Volleyballer awarded scholarship for achievements

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Nathan Fullerton, spoke to Sports Editor Courtney Strait about his time playing Volleyball and receiving a scholarship for his successes....

Knights drop two in Division 1 Play, Pick Up BUCS Victory

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The Knights have struggled thus far in the NBL, but found a bright spot last week with a BUCS victory....

Edinburgh Runs Away With Second Half in Knights Game

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Newcastle owned the first half but was overcome by a physical and energetic Edinburgh squad last Wednesday....

Noble Knights fall short

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In a busy weekend of basketball, Newcastle battled away against Loughborough and Hertfordshire in the Final 8s. Courtney Strait reports:...

Knights beaten by Northumbria

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Courtney Strait reports on the opening Stan Calvert Launch fixture, as Newcastle were overcome by a well-drilled Northumbria side...

The Courier’s ‘Team Newcastle Sports Personality of the Year’: Nominations

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Here's our final shortlist for our Sports Personality of the Year. Good luck to everyone nominated!...