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.
Northumberland Athlete Laura Weightman has won a bronze medal at the European Championships. The 23-year old came third in the 15 hundred metres final in Zurich this evening. It completes a memorable summer for Laura, who won a silver medal at the Commonwealth games in Glasgow last month.
North East sports writer John Gibson says he's 'optimistic' about Newcastle United's chances a of successful season.
The 73-year-old has been covering the club for the Newcastle Evening Chronicle for more than 40 years. He's also released a new book about his time behind the scenes with the Magpies.
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew is 'disappointed' at the departure of Tony Pulis from his former club, Crystal Palace.
Palace confirmed last night that Pulis had left the club by mutual consent, less than 48 hours ahead of the start of the new Premier League season.
Pardew made 128 appearances for Crystal Palace between 1987 and 1991.
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka has spoken of his confidence ahead of Middlesbrough's game this weekend:
Middlesbrough will be hoping to continue their positive start to the new season.
They face Leeds in the Championship next and Aitor Karanka says his team will be aiming to make it three wins out of three:
Sunderland AFC have completed the transfer of 24-year-old midfielder Will Buckley on a three-year-deal from Brighton and Hove Albion, for an undisclosed fee.
Buckley made 70 appearances under Gus Poyet at Brighton, scoring 16 goals.
He becomes Sunderland’s seventh summer signing.
Sunderland have completed the signing of Will Buckley from Brighton for an undisclosed fee.
The 24-year-old midfielder has signed a three-year deal at the Stadium of Light.
Buckley spent three years at Brighton, making over 70 appearances under then manager Gus Poyet. He becomes Sunderland's seventh summer signing.
Newcastle and Gateshead will host the 2015 British Transplant Games.
The competition will see hundreds of competitors who have had life-saving organ transplant surgery visit the region to take part in a wide range of sports.
Middlesbrough FC are about to complete the transfer of 25-year-old midfielder Adam Clayton, from Huddersfield. Jacob Butterfield is expected to move in the opposite direction.