Jessica Ennis-Hill with the Adidas All-stars at Newcastle University

Sport stars take on Newcastle students in dodgeball battle

A unique partnership between Adidas and Newcastle University has been launched with a dodgeball game between students and sports stars

Kelly close to swede

Olympic heptathlon bronze medallist Kelly Sotherton was trailing world and Olympic title-holder Carolina Kluft after the pair fought out a personal duel at the Hypo-meeting in Gotzis, Austria.

Harriers show off strength

Gateshead Harriers - who were without 30 athletes due to a clash with the British Universities' Championships - finished second in their first British League Division Two match at Chelmsford on Saturday, writes Les Venmore.

Kelly edged out in epic

Kelly Sotherton broke her Commonwealth record but had to be content with the European Indoor Championships silver medal after narrowly losing an epic pentathlon battle with Carolina Kluft in Birmingham.

I'll shrug off blues

Jason Gardener insists he can overcome the distraction of the birth of his second child to win a fourth straight European indoor 60m title.

Greg jumps to silver

Teenager Greg Rutherford showed there is light at the end of the tunnel for British long-jumping as he won Great Britain's first medal - a silver - at the European Championships.

Kelly in line for medal

Kelly Sotherton set three personal bests on the opening day in Gothenburg to put herself in line for a heptathlon medal at the European Championships, writes David Martin.

Dani carrying the last hope

European 1500 metres silver medallist Dani Barnes will shoulder the British team's last hope of winning an individual medal at the World Junior Championships in Grosetto.


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