Sport Central

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Sports arena, home to the Newcastle Eagles

Sport Central is a purpose built sports centre and events arena located in the centre of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Opened in 2010 at a cost of £30 million,[1] it forms part of the Northumbria University campus, in the city centre.[2]

The centre houses facilities for swimming, track running, climbing, golf, squash, basketball, netball, badminton and volleyball.[3] The main sports and events arena has a capacity for over 3,000 spectators and is the home venue of British Basketball League team Newcastle Eagles and Netball Superleague side Team Northumbria.[4] It has also hosted international basketball when Great Britain staged a game there, featuring NBA star Luol Deng.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://nusportcentral.com/page/80/About_us
  2. ^ http://nusportcentral.com/page/80/About_us
  3. ^ http://nusportcentral.com/page/364/Sports_Facilities
  4. ^ http://nusportcentral.com/page/365/Main_Arena/
  5. ^ http://nusportcentral.com/page/80/About_us

External links[edit]