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What sporting events and activities are happening in NewcastleGateshead?

Whether you love watching live sport or want to take part in a sporty event in NewcastleGateshead - there is plenty going on all year round to help you work up a sweat!

From horse racing and cricket tournaments to epic live football, rugby and basketball matches all showcasing local, national and international teams. Fans of sport visiting NewcastleGateshead can also watch world-class athletics as well as take part in the famous Great North Run each September. 

When visiting NewcastleGateshead, why not go for a run around one of its parks or leave your trainers at home and absorb the thrill of the action with a fascinating stadium tour at St James' Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club.

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Dacia Magic Weekend has taken place at Newcastle's iconic city-centre stadium St James' Park for many years and is a not to be missed weekend for rugby fans. The showpiece rugby league tournament gives you a sporting weekend of unforgettable family entertainment. That's not all for fans of live sporting events as Rugby League World Cup 2022 follows hot on the heels of Magic Weekend with the opening ceremony taking place at St James' Park.

Passion for sport (and in particular, football) runs through Geordie veins so visitors looking to satisfy their search for a sporty event will also find theatre, entertainment and exhibitions dedicated to sport at some of the attractions and venues across the city. Take a look at the sporting events to make you cheer or get your heart racing this year...

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