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Card games as sports- a bridge too far?

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Rebecca Johnson discusses the doping scandal that has rocked bridge, and debates its labelling as a sport. ...

The Olympics: weird sports of yesteryear and what’s to come

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Our sports editors uncover some of the strangest Olympic sports, as well as some unexpected 2020 additions. ...

Another World Cup run for SheBelievesCup winners England?

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Rebecca Johnson assesses the chances of a World Cup run for England this summer. ...

Football’s dirtiest players?

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Our sports writers look back at the careers of some of football's most feared hardmen. ...

SheBelievesCup returns for its fourth year

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Rebecca Johnson discusses the return of the SheBelievesCup in the United States. ...

Newcastle netball narrowly lose to Nottingham Trent

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Rebecca Johnson reports on an unlucky loss for Newcastle netball against Nottingham Trent. ...

The world’s greatest goalkeepers

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Our sports writers, in the wake of the death of Gordon Banks, rank some of the greatest goalkeepers of all time. ...

Boob Ball tournament returns

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Rebecca Johnson gives her verdict on the return of Newcastle's Boob-Ball tournament. ...

The destruction and resurrection of Australian cricket

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Rebecca Johnson looks at the dramatic fall and subsequent revival of cricket in Australia....

Newcastle Falcons fly to St James’ Park

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Rebecca Johnson previews the clash between Newcastle Falcons and Sale Sharks at St James' Park on Saturday 23rd February. ...