Category : Sport

Les Rosbifs: British Footballers Abroad. An Interview with Ryan Williams.

5 months ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon sat down with Englishman Ryan Williams and talked all things football and adapting to life across the pond.  When picturing those from our tiny island travelling internationally, the image conjured is often that of “Brits Abroad”. This image may often be associated with a sun-kissed beach, drinking a … Read More

Anthony Joshua Topples Takam

6 months ago / 0 comments

Anthony Joshua successfully defended his WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles courtesy of 10th round stoppage win over Carlos Takam at the principality stadium in Cardiff. The victory ensures that Joshua extends his undefeated record to 20 professional fights.  Given the manner of the build-up to the fight, as Joshua’s … Read More

Interview: Marching Out Together – Leeds United’s LGBT+ Support Group

6 months ago / 0 comments

Sports Editor Elliot van Barthold had a chance to speak to Leeds United LGBT+ support group, Marching Out Together, about the issue of homophobia in professional football. With the group up and running for two months now, how has the general reaction from the Leeds fan base, and other supporters, … Read More

Uni ready for Beckett ahead of Varsity clash

7 months ago / 0 comments

With Varsity next week, The Gryphon Sport had the chance to speak with Jonny House, captain of the men’s rugby union team, about the upcoming Varsity game.   It was a great result for you last year winning the Varsity finale. How have the pre-season preparations been going? Preparations have … Read More

American NFL players kneel in defiance of Trump

7 months ago / 0 comments

The NFL took over London again on Sunday with the Miami Dolphins playing the New Orleans Saints at Wembley. The game finished 20-0 with a lockout for the Saints, who managed to keep the Dolphins offense from scoring a single point. Michael Thomas stole the show with an unstoppable performance, … Read More

Was Eniola Aluko given hush-money?

8 months ago / 0 comments

In early 2016, the FA’s Director of Elite Development, Dan Ashworth, asked England women’s striker Eniola Aluko to contribute to a cultural review of all England teams. The result was an eight-page submission that comprised a “non-exhaustive” list of seven specific instances amounting to the “basis of a culture of … Read More

Same old problems for England

9 months ago / 0 comments

The harrowing 340 run defeat for England on Monday, being bowled out by an inspired South African attack, demonstrated the limitations this England side has faced over the past 18 months.  A loss after a victory is something that we as England fans have become accustomed to and it would … Read More

From Newell’s to Nanjing: Messi theme park unveiled

11 months ago / 0 comments

Although Paul Pogba made headlines when he became the first football player to have his own emoji, it seems that Lionel Messi is about to go a step further in the engagement of football fans away from the football pitch. The Barcelona superstar was in China over the weekend to … Read More

The “Italian Job” Enters a New Phase

11 months ago / 0 comments

With Italian businessman Andrea Radrizzani, having completed his takeover at Leeds United on May the 23rd, the question on most Leeds’ fans’ lips is, will he finally ensure a period of stability in the club boardroom after years of upheaval? From Peter Ridsdale to Ken Bates, from GFH Capital to … Read More

New £5m University cycle track opens

12 months ago / 0 comments

The £5million Brownlee Centre was officially opened at Bodington Playing Fields on Friday afternoon, with Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee being joined by his world championship winning brother Jonny to cut the ribbon on the new building. The pair, who described having the centre named after them as a ‘massive honour’, … Read More