Australian athletes in Gateshead

The Australian Athletics team will be based at Gateshead International Stadium in the run up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Gateshead International Stadium will host the Australian athletics team before next year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The Australians have chosen Gateshead because of its world-class facilities.

The athletes will help to coach the next generation of North East sporting stars. Katie Oakes reports.

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Australian athletes to use Gateshead Stadium

Mick Henry, Gateshead Council Leader and Simon Nathan from Athletics Australia Credit: ITV

Mick Henry, Gateshead Council Leader and Simon Nathan from Athletics Australia sign memorandum of understanding. It is to confirm the Australian team will use the stadium as their holding camp before the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014.

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