Team GB swimmer Jo Jackson, from Northallerton, and former Team GB 400m runner Iwan Thomas today launched the inaugural British Universities and Colleges National Championships which will be held in Sheffield from 22-24 February 2013.
The event will be the largest annual multi-sport event in the country and will see approximately 6000 student athletes compete across 12 sports at Sheffield's world class facilities.
Live sports action from the region's football teams today
Hundreds of cyclists and spectators descended on a former Halifax tip for a cycling event with a difference.
Melbourne Storm have regained Rugby League's World Club Challenge title after beating Leeds Rhinos 18-14.