University rowers scooped up two gold and two bronze medals to propel Team Newcastle to overall second place at 2014 European Universities Games in Rotterdam, Holland.
Newcastle University rugby star Will Witty has been signed by the North-East’s leading rugby team.
Newcastle University’s men’s coxed four crew (M4+) won the Prince Albert Challenge Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta after beating Harvard University by over three lengths in the final.
Two Brazilian exchange students Raphael Monte and Pedro Avila are the winners of the DFDS Seaways World Cup Road to Rio Challenge. Incredibly, both live in Rio within walking distance of the famous Maracana Stadium in a district named Tijuca, their team name for the challenge.