Weightlifters from 25 countries are competing in the World Masters Bench Press Championships at the Holiday Inn in Seaton Burn.
Former athletes Jonathan Edwards and Brendan Foster have been chosen to carry the Queen's Baton through Newcastle and Gateshead.
A group of gymnasts from a charity-run academy in County Durham are now officially the best in the UK.
Here's some more pictures of Stage Two of the Tour of the Reservoir:
Stage Two of the Tour of the Reservoir is underway at Derwent Reservoir in County Durham.
Here's some pictures of the event:
Former Middlesbrough and Burnley defender Gary Parkinson received an emotional welcome from supporters at Turf Moor.
The 46-year-old, who has locked-in syndrome, was guest of honour at yesterday's Championship game between the two clubs. He was given a standing ovation as he appeared pitch-side. Middlesborough won 1 - 0 courtesy of Jacob Butterfield's second-half strike.
Parkinson suffered a stroke in 2010 which left him unable to move or speak.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez was full of praise for his side after their 1-0 win over Sunderland.
Watch the full post-match press conference:
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet said his side's 1-0 Premier League defeat to Everton was "difficult to take".
Watch the full post-match press conference here:
Stage Two of the Tour of the Reservoir gets underway today.
Olympic gold medal winner Ed Clancy says he expects a tough race in the Tour of the Reservoir.
The 29-year-old will be competing in stage two of the event today.
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All matches kick-off at 3:07pm unless stated otherwise.