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September 29, 2022
Fans Set To Flock To Eagles Fanzone

The North East’s newest fan zone will deliver a family-friendly World Cup experience with a difference as thousands of football fans flock to the home of Newcastle Eagles. The Vertu Motors Arena has built a burgeoning reputation as the premier indoor venue for world class sport and entertainment in the North East. And now big…

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September 16, 2022
Arena Closed on Monday Out of Respect For The Queen’s Funeral

On Monday 19 September 2022 our Vertu Motors Arena will be closed to the public out of respect for the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Staff, teams and members of the public have been paying the respects at the venue during the pre-season games and will continue to do so this weekend prior…

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August 29, 2022
Report: Great Britain 80-87 Latvia

Great Britain have work to do ahead of this week’s Italian job after meeting their match in a Kristaps Porzingis-powered Latvia. But Nate Reinking’s men head to Milan for Friday’s Eurobasket opener against Ukraine buoyed by a battling display against the star-studded visitors. And more gutsy performances like this could yet propel GB into the…

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August 26, 2022
GB vs Latvia Sold-Out

This Sunday’s FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifier between Great Britain and Latvia has sold-out over 48 hours before the two teams tip-off. Fans of the two nations will flock to the home of Newcastle Eagles this weekend as once again the Vertu Motors Arena plays host to international basketball competition. The venue’s sales records were…

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July 30, 2022
Latvian Stars to Light Up Newcastle

NBA superstar Kristaps Porzingis looks set to thrill another capacity crowd on Tyneside next month as international basketball returns to the North East. More than 1,000 tickets for Great Britain’s latest World Cup qualifier against Latvia were snapped up within 24 hours. And confirmation that Washington Wizards star Porzingis will suit up against Nate Reinking’s…

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July 27, 2022
GB vs Latvia in Newcastle This August On Sale Now

Great Britain will be looking cement a strong start to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Second Round on Sunday 28 August when they return to Newcastle to face Latvia at the Vertu Motors Arena. GB have secured two wins in their last three outings in the North East having toppling European heavyweights, Germany…

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July 5, 2022
Josh Kelly Leads Star Studded Boxing Line-Up On July 30

In a huge night of professional boxing, the North East’s very own Josh Kelly will headline at the Vertu Motors Arena on Saturday 30 July. The home of Newcastle Eagles, the most successful British basketball team of all-time, is set to be the venue for even more sporting successes as some of the region’s brightest boxing…

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July 4, 2022
Report: Great Britain 71-85 Turkey

There was Turkish delight on Tyneside last night as hundreds of visiting fans celebrated an eye-catching World Cup win inside a sold-out Vertu Motors Arena. Nate Reinking must go back to the drawing board after overseeing successive defeats on his long-awaited return to the Great Britain ranks. But Turkish playcaller Ergin Ataman boldly predicted an…

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July 3, 2022
Preview: GB vs Turkey at the Vertu Motors Arena

Nate Reinking is convinced Great Britain can bounce back from midweek defeat in Greece and serve up a third successive win on Tyneside. Star studded Turkey visit the Vertu Motors Arena this afternoon as Group B’s World Cup qualifiers conclude on Tyneside. And after GB’s headline-grabbing wins against Germany and Greece at the home of…