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European Championship boxing: Luke McCormack takes silver medal after final defeat

Luke McCormack missed out on gold at the European Championships after losing the U64 kilo final to Hovhannes Bachkov.

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Durham skip David Bolt, centre, discusses a shot with Phil Dixon and Shaun McIntosh in last week's dramatic clash with Yorkshire at Houghton Dairy Lane.

Bowls: Durham’s A team dig deep to make it two wins out of two in Middleton Cup

Durham County’s A team had to dig deep to come from behind to beat a resolute Yorkshire team in the Middleton Cup at Houghton Dairy Lane.

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Matty Potts, who took five wickets in the win over Glamorgan, is likely to miss out for Monday's day-night Championship clash with Worcestershire at Emirates Riverside.

Durham spoilt for choice as stars return for day-night showdown

After weathering what almost amounted to an injury crisis, Durham will be spoilt for choice for the day-night Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at home to Worcestershire, starting on Monday.

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Junior cricket: Adam’s half-century steers Harbour home safely

Adam Forster’s unbeaten 51 helped Seaham Harbour clinch a 28-run win over Marsden in the Durham Cricket Board Under-15 League’s Second Division.

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Tom Whitfield goes down under a barrage of shots from Josh Kelly, who celebrated his success in style. Picture by Tim Richardson.

Clinical Josh Kelly’s fast show leaves Tom Whitfield reeling – in just 79 seconds

Josh Kelly has waited four years to box in the North East again – and when he did, it lasted only 79 seconds.

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Bain negotiated a �30m deal for Jordan Pickford

Martin Bain’s reaction to Twitter speculation – and how his work behind the scenes at Sunderland goes on

Martin Bain hasn’t had much to smile about since he took over the reins at Sunderland last summer, but, sat at his desk on Thursday evening, he allowed himself a small chuckle.

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Left to right: Rhys Thompson (Scratch Open winner), Geoff Walsh (Club Captain) and Gavin Nesbit (third place).

Boldon golfer Rhys Thompson proves he’s up to Scratch

Boldon’s hot golfing prospect Rhys Thompson is celebrating after winning Boldon Golf Club’s inaugural 36-hole Scratch Open event last weekend.

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Warren Baister takes control against Imantus Davidatis. Picture by Tim Richardson.

Warren Baister’s a cut above Lithuanian, and could go for Stadium of Light fight next

Warren Baister will hope for a rapid transfer from Newcastle to Sunderland after an early finish to his TV appearance.

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Rugby: 2017-18 fixtures for Sunderland, Houghton, Seaham, Durham City and Horden & Peterlee

The fixtures are out for the 2017-18 rugby season, with a September 2 date for most clubs.

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John OShea.

Sunderland defender John O’Shea snubs Wolves to sign new Black Cats deal

John O’Shea is set to extend his Sunderland stay into a seventh season.

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Josh Kelly celebrates with trainer Adam Booth

JD NXTGEN boxing: Josh Kelly knocks out Tom Whitfield in 79 seconds in Newcastle

Josh Kelly has waited four years to box in the North-East again - and when he did, it lasted only 79 seconds.

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Pat McCormack

Pat McCormack makes it a double final treat for twin brothers

Washington’s McCormack twins are within touching distance of double gold after Pat joined Luke in tomorrow’s European Championship finals.

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Luke McCormack secures brilliant win to reach European Championship final place

Luke McCormack is through to the final of the European Championship after a brilliant victory over Lithuania’s Evaldas Petrauskas.

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Pat McCormack (centre) is into tomorrow's final in Kharkiv

European Championship boxing: Pat McCormack joins twin Luke in finals

Washington's McCormack twins are within touching distance of double gold after Pat joined Luke in tomorrow’s European Championship finals.

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Ellis Short

Sunderland takeover deadline may shift as German group looks to finalise deal

Takeover talks will not be resolved until next week as Ellis Short continues his bid to sell Sunderland.

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Sunderland's game at Hillsborough has been rescheduled

Sunderland's clash with Sheffield Wednesday rearranged

Sunderland's clash with Sheffield Wednesday has been pushed back 24 hours.
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Sunderland chief executive Martin Bain.

RECAP: Sunderland AFC blog - Transfer strategy revealed, takeover talk developments, former striker heads to China

Today we reveal details of Sunderland's German transfer strategy, while the search for a new manager and takeover talks step up ahead of pre-season.
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Anichebe was released by Sunderland

Out of contract Sunderland striker makes switch to Chinese second tier

Victor Anichebe has joined Chinese second tier side Beijing Enterprises, according to reports.

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EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

Sunderland among EFL clubs to make donation to Grenfell Tower disaster fund

Sunderland and their fellow EFL clubs have agreed to donate a six-figure sum to the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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Luke McCormack has his hand raised by referee Maria Rizzardo after his brilliant win

European Championship boxing: Washington's Luke McCormack reaches final

Luke McCormack is through to the final of the European Championship after a brilliant victory over Lithuania’s Evaldas Petrauskas.
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