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NewcastleGateshead has no shortage of things to do for sports fans. Football enthusiasts can be part of the crowd at the iconic St James Park, where the ‘Toon Army’ will treat you to an atmosphere like no other. Go behind the scenes with a guided Stadium Tour or take to the roof of the stadium where magical views of the city can be savoured. Venture further afield and you’ll find The Stadium of Light, the home of neighbouring rivals, Sunderland AFC, and a popular concert venue where world-famous performers including Beyonce and Elton John have graced the stage.

Newcastle often plays host to the Rugby League World Cup, so don’t miss your opportunity to attend international games, or if you’re a rugby union fan, Kingston Park Stadium is home to Newcastle Falcons, north east England’s only Gallagher Premiership rugby union club. With 62 racing fixtures throughout the year, Newcastle Racecourse  is a thrilling day out for horse racing fans and the annual Newcastle Ladies Day is the highlight of the social calendar for many in the north east, renowned for its glamour and entertainment.

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Gateshead International Stadium is home to national and international sporting events including the world class athletics event Muller Grand Prix. Many world records have been broken at the stadium, so grab a seat and witness some impressive athletic performances. For a sporting event with a difference, join the Newcastle Eagles, the region’s most successful team basketball team who play regularly at the Vertu Motors Arena and witness the most successful franchise in British basketball history in action.

Just a short journey from NewcastleGateshead you’ll find MacDonald Linden Hall Golf, an outstanding 18-hole course any golfer will enjoy and nested in the heart of County Durham you'll find Emirates Riverside, home to Durham Cricket. The stadium has hosted many world-class sporting events, including England’s successful Ashes series in 2013.

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