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Ellen fights the odds for place in GB rowing squad

Ellen fights the odds for place in GB rowing squad

Press Releases   •   Apr 11, 2019 11:56 BST

Despite being diagnosed with an incurable eye disorder, 24-year-old Ellen Buttrick has confronted her challenges head-on, earning a place in the Great British Paralympic rowing squad while also pursuing her passion for working in human rights.

Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Rugby ace Matt Dawson tries Northumbria’s hospitality

Press Releases   •   Oct 23, 2018 10:24 BST

Rugby star and TV presenter Matt Dawson touched down at Northumbria University, Newcastle, to explore the latest in student accommodation and catch-up with some of rugby’s rising talent.

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Howzat: Limitations of batsmen rankings revealed

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2018 14:46 BST

Current systems for ranking the best batsmen in test cricket have been bowled out by a new study. In a paper which could give sleepless night to cricket statisticians all over the world, researchers from Newcastle and Northumbria universities delivered their ‘out’ verdict to current methods after analysing the two most popular test cricket rankings.

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Northumbria’s Far Eastern rugby adventure

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 11:34 BST

A rugby team from Northumbria University, Newcastle, travelled 6,000 miles to China as part of an exciting new sporting partnership.

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A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

A Celebration of Sporting Excellence

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:11 GMT

Guest-speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, 11-times Paralympic Gold Medal Winner & Chancellor of Northumbria University, will reflect on Northumbria’s Paralympic success in Rio where we achieved six medals, including gold, in what proved to be Great Britain’s most prosperous Games since 1968.

Feb 16, 18:30 - 23:55 GMT

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