Mark Sleightholm Author

The long game: the legacy and successes of sporting legends


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...

New leagues extend casual sport on campus


  With Newcastle persistently knocking on the door of the BUCS top 10, and many of our clubs playing in their sports’ top divisions, it’s fair to say that sport is...

Table Tennis reigns top of the Toon


A comfortable win over Northumbria propelled Newcastle to the top of the league, with complacency the biggest danger facing the team going forwards. Each member of the four-man...

Upgrades coming to University sports facilities


Both the Sports Centre and Cochrane Park are about to undergo a £30 million refurbishment which will increase the University's capacity for sports...

The Great North Run 2017: Records, Runners and Reflection.


Running in the North has never felt so great!...

Superbowl 2016: touchdown or turnoff?


Superbowl 2016: Touchdown or turnoff?...