One of the North East's most successful Paralympians, the club thrower Stephen Miller was at the launch of a display of photos of his life.
Billingham Stars under-10 team could lose their place in the league if they do not find a new goalkeeper before the season starts.
Some of the thousands of people who take part each year in courses run by the Foundation of Light attended an award ceremony at the stadium.
Former Newcastle and England star Paul Gascoigne could be set for a sensational come back after reportedly signing for a Sunday league football team.
Gazza, from Dunston in Gateshead, could be turning out in Bournemouth's Sunday league.
According to Daily Echo he was persuaded to sign for Abbey FC by manager Chris Foster.
Middlesbrough's Jade Jones has won bronze in the IPC European Athletics Championships in Swansea. Her success in the T54 5000m comes just three weeks after she won bronze over a different distance - the 1500m - in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The athlete, who is 18 years old, has also recently confirmed her place studying law at Teesside University from September.
Stockton sprinter Richard Kilty has been reflecting on his recent success at the Commonwealth Games and the European Athletics Championships.
The 24-year-old won a silver medal in the Men's 4x100m relay in Glasgow and a gold medal in the same event in Zurich last weekend.
Kilty was back in the North East today giving a coaching session to young athletes in Gateshead.
Young athletes have been getting a coaching session from one of our Commonweath and European Championship heroes.
Stockton sprinter Richard Kilty was in Gateshead this morning putting the would-be runners through their paces. The 24-year-old won a silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last month and gold at the European Championships in Zurich last weekend.
He has spoken to ITV Tyne Tees about his hopes for next year's European Indoors and the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Gateshead Harrier Richard Kilty will be talking to keen young runners and putting them through their paces at Gateshead Cleveland Hall Centre ahead of this year's Great North CityGames.
Richard is back in the North East following his European gold medal and men's 4x400m team triumph on the final day with James Ellington, Harry Aikines-Aryeetey and Adam Gemili.
Middlesbrough midfielder Richard Smallwood as joined Rotherham United on an emergency loan deal.
If the move is ratified by the Football League, the 23-year-old will go straight into Rotherham's squad for tonight's game against Watford.
Smallwood spent the second-half of last season on loan at Rotherham, helping the club achieve promotion to the Championship via the playoffs.
Hartlepool United have confirmed that striker Luke James has handed in a written transfer request.
A club statement read:
– Hartlepool United statement
Pools striker Luke James has today handed in a written transfer request.
The club has acknowledged the request but advised Luke that he remains under contract to Hartlepool United.
There will be no further comment at this time.
The 19-year-old has risen through the youth ranks at Victoria Park and was voted the club's Player of the Year and the Players' Player of the Year last season.
Katy McClean, captain for the England women's rugby team, says now is the time to look ahead and think of ways to prolong interest in women's rugby:
Katy McClean has spoken of her immense pride at captaining and winning the Women's Rugby World Cup against Canada:
Ken Reay, family friend and former chairman of the club where Katy used to play, says her success could be down to a chance encounter at Newcastle train station: