Newcastle is home to a Football Team, the Basketball Championship and BBL trophy winning team and Ice Hockey.
St James's Park is home to Newcastle United Football Club one of the best supported clubs in English football, also known as the 'The Magpies'.
Rugby is also big in Newcastle and homes the Falcons Rugby Club.
Sporting the Gateshead Stadium which hosts International Athletics Club and Exhibitions.
Newcastle hosts the famous Great North Run, a half marathon where at least 52'000 people participate, trying to raise money for different charities, along with the huge amout of atmosphere that is created as people come together for such a good cause.