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Boston Red Sox defeat Dodgers to win ninth World Series

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Image Credit [AP Photo] The Major League Baseball season came to an end this week, as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost their second successive World Series, this time to Boston. It was a comfortable victory in the end for the Red Sox, who won the best-of-seven series 4-1 overall after … Read More

The Gryphon meets UOLBC

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Image Credit: UOLBC Ahead of the upcoming season, Sports Editor Cian Fox sat down with the University of Leeds Boat Club Captain Lydia Evans and Secretary Alife Milnes Dobbs, to discuss all things rowing. The University of Leeds Boat Club is the largest mixed gender sports society on campus, with … Read More

Yorkshire Football: a new footballing force in God’s Own Country

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Image Credit: [The Observer] Sports Editor Cian Fox had a chance to speak to the Yorkshire International Football Association, the YIFA, about the county’s new football team. Freshers at the University of Leeds will soon become acutely aware – if they are not already – that Yorkshire is a unique … Read More

The Gryphon visits Guiseley AFC for Non League Day

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Image Credit [Will Pickworth] In the first of many Gryphon trips to Nethermoor Park, Sports Editor Cian Fox explores the atmosphere at Guiseley AFC on an exciting Non-League Day Non-League Day was first set up in 2010 and has grown into an annual event in the football calendar ever since. … Read More

Opening Game Defeat for Women’s Basketball After Varsity Success

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Image Credit: [Cian Fox] Gryphons go down to battling defeat against Manchester Metropolitan University. It was a mixed week for the University of Leeds Women’s Basketball team, who claimed a historic Varsity victory last week, beating Leeds Beckett 54-50 for the first time in the club’s history. This result helped … Read More

The end of professional Basketball in Leeds

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Image Credit: [Daily Star] The Leeds Force franchise withdrew from the British Basketball League in June, ending four years in Britain’s top-flight division. The club announced on Twitter that “It is with great sadness, we announce the 2017/18 was our last. We would like to place on record our thanks … Read More

Varsity: Historic win for Futsal

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Image Credit: [University of Leeds Futsal] The University of Leeds Futsal team got off to a winning start on Sunday, with Varsity victory over Leeds Beckett. Leeds defeated a well-drilled Beckett outfit 8-5, with goals from James Storey, Miguel Vilches and Ritwick Dutta. The result marks the club’s first ever … Read More

A Freshers Guide to Sport in Leeds

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Image Credit [Flickr] Leeds United                 Leeds United are one of England’s historic football clubs, enjoying trophy-laden success in the 1960s and 70s under Don Revie. In recent times, the Whites have suffered a well-documented decline – falling out of the top-flight in … Read More

Excitement Grips Elland Road Ahead of Marcelo Bielsa’s First Season at Leeds

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The former Argentina and Chile coach has an impressive reputation and the potential to transform the Championship side’s fortunes – but can he bring them back to the Premier League? In June, Leeds United secured the services of one of football’s most fascinating managers, Marcelo Bielsa. A revered figure in … Read More

The Gryphon asks: Are the airstrikes in Syria the right decision?

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YES: In defence of airstrikes for human rights This weekend’s bombing of Syria undertaken in response to chemical weapons attacks in Douma has been met with raucous condemnation, as many fear that the targeted air strikes by the USA, UK and France may escalate the delicate situation that has engulfed … Read More