As a new generation of boxers prepare for a show in Gateshead this weekend, Simon O'Rourke takes a look at boxing through the decades.
Newcastle United face Arsenal at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League tonight
One of the regions top swimmers has secured a place in Team GB at this summer's Olympics. Jemma Lowe was born in Hartlepool.
Middlesbrough moved up to fourth in the Championship table after last night's win over Barnsley