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Senna-sational drive from Verstappen

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Many of the great drivers in Formula One have been defined by one or more races during their career, usually a race where they showed of their supreme talent in adverse weather conditions. Ayrton Senna’s race for Toleman in the 1984 Monaco Grand Prix, which he would have won if … Read More

This BUCS Girl Can Week

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Universities across the country ran a #ThisBUCSGirl week to encourage more women to get involved in sport – here are the highlights from the week’s women’s sport. Basketball: The women’s 1st team faced Teeside for the second week in succession, and it was another dominant performance, with Leeds winning 68-28 in … Read More

Manny Pacs a punch on return

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Manny Pacquiao made a triumphant comeback from his short retirement by claiming the WBO welterweight title from the holder, Jessie Vargas. It was a comfortable victory for the former eight-division world championship, as he won by unanimous decision is Las Vegas, and his decision to invite former rival Floyd Mayweather … Read More

Women’s Volleyball 1s looks comfortable in the cup

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The women’s volleyball first team continued their fantastic start to the 2016/17 season, by defeating fellow Yorkshire side Sheffield in the first round of the Northern Conference Cup, securing their fourth consecutive straight games victory with a fantastic performance at the Gryphon Sports Centre. Leeds, who were defeated in last … Read More

Basketball Triumphant against Teeside

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The Edge played host to a fantastic performance from Leeds’ women’s basketball team on Wednesday, as they won at home for the first time this season, beating Teesside 53-15. Leeds were hoping to win their second game in succession, after beating Hull away from home a fortnight ago. Leeds won … Read More

The rise and rise of Mensurmania as Van Gerwen wins in Belgium

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Michael Van Gerwen showed the world why he is the PDC number one with a dominant performance in the European Championship final, beating Austria’s Mensur Suljovic 11-1, with MVG throwing the highest ever average in a televised ranking final. The 27-year old Dutchman is now undefeated in televised ranking events … Read More

Leeds Repeat their Varsity Win Against Beckett Rivals

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Leeds University’s men’s hockey first team repeated their Varsity triumph over neighbours, Leeds Beckett, with a deserved 3-1 victory at Weetwood on Wednesday afternoon. The momentum swapped between both teams throughout the match, with Leeds securing their first win of the BUCS season, following a defeat at Loughborough last week. … Read More

"Never in a million years did I think I’d win a race" – The Gryphon meets Sam Tordoff

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Many students have an extra job to earn some money while studying, but it’s unlikely that you’ll spend your weekdays working, and then race across Britain as a weekend job. Leeds driver, Sam Tordoff, was runner up in this year’s British Touring Car Championship, and spoke with The Gryphon’s Luke … Read More

Delight in Dublin for Van Gerwen

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PDC number one Michael van Gerwen recovered from his defeat in September’s Champions League of Darts in the best way possible in Dublin, winning his third World Grand Prix title. The Dutchman averaged 100.29, the best ever in a Grand Prix final, as he defeated reigning World Champion and world … Read More

Beckett Badminton Celebrate twelfth success

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Although they might have lost the rugby finale, Leeds Beckett kept hold of their unbeaten Varsity record, winning the competition for the twelfth year in succession. They didn’t have it all their own way, as the University of Leeds’ teams ensured it was the closest Leeds Varsity ever, falling just … Read More