After a damaging defeat in the annual Stan Calvert competition, Sport Editor Tom Shrimplin and writer Rebecca Johnson discuss the issues with the event and how it could improve
Articles by Tom Shrimplin
From stolen taxis, nightclub scuffles to dates, our sports writers look back on just a few of the times when sporting stars gained media attention for controversies outside of their sporting careers
Tom Shrimplin tries his hand at world domination with Civ VI’s latest expansion
The Courier reviews the top blunders, misfortunes and unlucky performances in past Olympic Games
Sports Editor Tom Shrimplin reports on the Womens win and Mens loss against Northumbria in Lacrosse
Courier Sport pick out some key fixtures to look out for on the final week of Stan Calvert 2018
Tom Shrimplin tries out some city planning/destroying.
This Wednesday in Cochrane Park, Durham 2nds came out the victors after clash with Newcastle 1sts in what was an exciting game in testing conditions….
Injuries and illness are an unfortunate, yet unavoidable part of sport and life in general. Today we write about athletes here in Newcastle and around the world, who know what it takes to turn a terrible setback into a magnificent comeback
With the likes of the Northern Ireland football team falling foul to some terrible refereeing this month, this week we decided to take on some of most memorable game-changing blunders and dodgy decisions in the history of sport.