Athletes from Cumbria and the south of Scotland won nine medals at the Commonwealth Games. Watch our celebration of the winners.Read the full story ›
Greg Abbott, who led the Blues to success in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, is to have surgery for prostate cancer.Read the full story ›
Helen Housby, from near Wigton, scored in the final second to give England a 52-51 victory.Read the full story ›
Scotland's David McMath has won Commonwealth Games gold in the men's double trap shooting final.
He set a Games record with a total of 74 - four ahead of nearest rival Tim Kneale from the Isle of Man who took silver.
McMath added to team-mate Linda Pearson's double trap bronze medal from earlier on Wednesday.
Cumbrian swimmer Luke Greenbank has won silver in the 4x100m Medley Relay at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
The 20-year-old, from Cockermouth, won the medal for Team England in the final race.
Lauren Smith has won bronze in the Commonwealth Games badminton mixed doubles.
Alongside Marcus Ellis, the badminton star, from Longtown, beat Hee Yong Kai Terry and Wong Jia Ying Crystal 16-21 21-19 21-18.
England beat Singapore 3-0.
One of Cumbria's athletes is celebrating after winning a gold medal at the commonwealth games in Australia.
Nick Miller, from Scotby in Carlisle, set a British and Commonwealth record in the hammer, throwing over eighty metres, the first time a British athlete has done so.
The 24-year-old , who was a silver medalist in Glasgow four years ago, described the feeling of winning the Gold as 'incredible' and said having his family in the crowd was a 'special moment'.
It is the result of a lot of hard work between me and my coach. It has all paid off in the end.
It is just incredible to win the gold; it is such a special moment for me as my family are in the crowd; they will be more pleased that I threw over 80m."
Thousands turned out to remember Border's Formula 1 hero and local farmer Jim Clark at the start of a weekend to commemorate 50 years since his death. Jim Clark died during a Formula 2 race in Hockenheim, Germany on April 7th 1968. His team Lotus in association with the Jim Clark Trust and the Chirnside Community have organised a series of events this weekend. This morning the sod was cut to mark the beginning of a £1.6m build programme to extend the Jim Clark Room in Duns. Racing cars driven by Jim Clark and provided by Classic Team Lotus were on show.
This afternoon a service of remembrance took place at Chirnside Parish Church along with a wreath laying.
More events are scheduled to remember the racing hero.
It's a big weekend for rugby league fans in Cumbria, with three of our sides in action in the 4th round of the Challenge Cup.
Amateur side, Kells, took on the might of Toronto Wolfpack last night at Whitehaven's Recreation Ground. But despite some excellent defensive play they were eventually well beaten 6-56.
Tomorrow Whitehaven are at home to Dewsbury Rams and Workington Town play host to London Broncos. Both games start at 3pm.
Tim Marshall has published a book about his struggle to allow wheelchair athletes to compete in the London Marathon.Read the full story ›