Category : Sport

First set fightback helps Strathclyde to victory

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It’s probably fair to say that Leeds Uni Men’s Volleyball went into their cup tie against Strathclyde at the Gryphon Sports Centre on Wednesday night as fair underdogs, as a team in the relegation zone of the Northern 1A league going against the all-conquering side that is currently top of … Read More

Lloyd signing shows strength of WSL

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Manchester City’s capture of superstar Carli Lloyd from Houston Dash is an excellent example of how the Women’s Super League has progressed since its revamp in 2014. The American, one of the best players in the world, has signed a short term deal for last season’s league winners. After playing … Read More

Progress for British Bobsleigh team

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For a nation without any tracks, Great Britain has always done surprisingly well in bobsleigh and skeleton events. Amy Williams won gold at the 2010 Olympics in skeleton, with Lizzy Yarnold emulating her achievements in Sochi four years later. The Russian city was meant to host this year’s World Championships, … Read More

Debate: Should the Six Nations have relegation?

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YES  The Super Bowl shows the interest and spectacle that can be generated by play-off matches, and the Six Nations would be fools to miss out on this. In their first ever Six Nations, Italy had a points difference of -122. Last year, their points difference was -145, and they … Read More

Tense win keeps England on track in Six Nations

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England vs Wales. The rose vs the daffodil. Episode 130 of a rugby boxset offering all the tension, twists and trauma of a Netflix creation. Coming into the game, the two sides were arguably further apart than they have been for a decade. England, with their new coach and new … Read More

Hawkins precise in Preston for win

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The 2017 World Grand Prix concluded on Sunday, with Barry Hawkins beating Ryan Day, in another, though not as thrilling, battle between England and Wales on the weekend. The tournament, staged at the Guild Hall in Preston, saw many stars of the game, including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Neil Robertson and Mark … Read More

Britain tennis continues ascent with Fed Cup win

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Britain’s Fed Cup tennis team qualified for the World Group II play-off stage of the competition for the first time in four years last weekend, as Anne Keothavong’s women saw off the Croatian team 2-1 in a close-run deciding set. With British number two Heather Watson seeing off Donna Vekic … Read More

Futsal breeds success for Leeds

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When Futsal was first established in 2014, it was just a social sport. There would be weekly social sessions every Friday night where everyone could participate and play for fun. Liam Turner ran Futsal at the time and he managed to pick players that stood out from the social sessions … Read More

Dominant performance in the pool for Leeds

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This was a day to forget for the Strathclyde University men’s water polo team on Wednesday. After a 220-mile trip to the Edge, the team couldn’t get their bus parked, leading to the start of the game being delayed slightly. By the end of the match, the Scottish side will … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Brilliant Brady turns things round for Patriots in Super Bowl LI

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Last weekend was the long awaited Sunday (or Monday for foreign fans) in the football calendar. Last Sunday was Super Bowl Sunday. The two teams competing for the Lombardi trophy were the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots. These two teams were almost complete opposites in terms of Super Bowl … Read More