Aussie boost for Gateshead: Full story

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.

Advertisement

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.