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#MyVoteCounts – Why you need to go out and vote tomorrow

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Still not sure who to vote for? Still not sure why you should bother? We spoke to four students voting in tomorrow’s election to find out why they’re voting and why they feel like their vote will make a difference. Luke Etheridge – Fourth year automotive engineering student Another year, … Read More

Volleyball victories can’t prevent Manchester’s Christie Cup success

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It was a perfect day for Leeds’ volleyball teams on Wednesday afternoon, but unfortunately four wins out of four wasn’t enough to prevent Manchester from winning the Christie Championships for the third year in succession. Leeds were optimistic going into the volleyball matches, with the women’s team doing the league-cup … Read More

Too little, too Leyt: the Struggles of Orient

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Barry Hearn is a man who has made few mistakes during his career, as he turned snooker and darts into the phenomena they are today. However, even he admits his judgement was mistaken when he sold Leyton Orient to Italian businessman Francesco Becchetti in 2014. The club, who were on the … Read More

Ferrari fly in Melbourne: Five things we learnt from the Australian GP

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A proper title battle at last?: Unlike fifteen years ago, it is now a relief when we see a German winning in a Ferrari. After practice, it looked like we were heading for a fourth season in a row of Mercedes domination, but Sebastian Vettel managed to split the two … Read More

Pre-season tests as Formula 1 revs back into gear

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As February turns to March, the sound of F1 engines begins to fill the air in Spain, as the now customary Barcelona pre-season tests get underway. With only eight days this year, four days less than what the teams have had previously, it was crucial for the teams and drivers … Read More

Magic Leeds win the 8-ball

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One of the biggest BUCS tournaments in the year ended in success for Leeds’ pool and snooker society, as they claimed their first ever 8-ball championship win. Leeds took their largest team ever to Great Yarmouth for the tournament, with eighteen players from the university competing for both the team … Read More

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Dilly ding, dilly gone – the bell tolls on Ranieri’s Leicester reign

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For the second time in the last seven months, Leicester City have shocked the sporting world. After the highs of winning their first ever top flight title in May, defying odds of 5000/1, it was announced late on Thursday that the club would be ‘parting company’ with manager Claudio Ranieri. … 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

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