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Emma Bancroft Author

Preview: 2018 Winter Olympics

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Pyeongchang will host the next Winter Olympics, from 9-25 February. We take a look at some of Team GB's best hopes for a medal...

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...

“They don’t know what they’re doing”: The worst refereeing decisions

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With the likes of the Northern Ireland football team falling foul to some terrible refereeing this month, this week we decided to take on some of most memorable game-changing...

The long game: the legacy and successes of sporting legends

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At the upcoming ATP finals Roger Federer will play Sascha Zverev, who was literally a baby when Federer turned professional. We take a look at sporting careers that have just gone...

Mental Health: a crisis ongoing

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It’s difficult to deny how far we’ve come as a nation when it comes to mental health. Less than only 100 years ago, patients with mental illnesses were being ‘treated’...

Are major sporting events worth hosting?

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Despite a bid that's "not fully compliant", Birmingham looks set to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. But do international sports events bring more problems than benefits to their...

Transport for London Look to Revoke Uber’s Licence in the Capital

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With talks ongoing, Uber may still be able to stop their licence from being revoked in England's capital....

The real sports personality of the year

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Whilst we've been deciding who should take the TNSPOTY crown this year, our reporters have taken a look at the 16 candidates for the BBC's prestigious award...

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!...

Soapboxes

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CHIVALRY’S UNDEAD  by Emma Bancroft I was on my way through campus to a lesson with my friend when a boy came up to us, took his earphone out and asked if we were going to...