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University of Leeds Reports 22.5% Gender Pay Gap

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The University has released its Gender Pay Gap 2017 report, which sets out and explains the institution’s ‘gender pay gap’ data from the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017, and how they are working to eliminate the gap.  ‘Gender pay gap’ refers to the average salary of all women employed … Read More

Alive and Kicking: the continuing sexism in football

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2016 has not been the best year for sport.  From doping to corruption allegations, negative headlines have often overshadowed the impressive feats achieved at this year’s big sporting events. In addition, this year an old age issue within sport, especially football, has once again reared its ugly head.  In the … Read More

City do the Double

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Manchester City Women have now firmly established their dominance in women’s football, securing both the FAWSL title and the Continental Cup in the past two weeks. City had never previously won the FAWSL, and have only come into contention in the past three years following increased backing and funding from … Read More

The Gryphon talks Sport with BBC Sports Editor Gareth Jones

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon’s Nancy Gillen talks to Gareth Jones at BBC Sport at Leeds about how the city has evolved into a hub for elite sport over the past year and reveals what exciting events the West Yorkshire spot will host in the forthcoming months…and how you can get involved! 2015 … Read More

My own (sort of) love letter to Leicester

3 years ago / 0 comments

AS we enter the second month of 2016, the days are getting longer, the weather should apparently be getting warmer and the end of the Premier League is looming closer. Football fans are eagerly waiting to see who will be crowned champion of what has been the most unexpected season … Read More

Sunderland Sunk by Sensational Leeds

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Women’s football     University of Leeds 3rds 5- 2 Sunderland 2nds  Captain Jade Lord bags a brace First time in LUUWAFC’s history that all three teams win on same day THERE was a lot of pressure on the Leeds University Women’s Football 3rd team as they arrived in Sunderland to … Read More

January Transfers Hit Record Heights

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IN a record-breaking season, the Premier League clubs have, combining the summer and the winter transfer windows, spent over £1 billion on recruiting new players in this increasingly financially dependent league. The January transfer window, which was very much a story of the bottom-half clubs doing business, saw £175 million spent; … Read More

2015 – A Look at the Good and Bad for Sport

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2015 has been yet another eventful year in sport. The Gryphon looks at who’s had a successful year, and who’s had one to forget. Good year for: Footballing teams of the Home Nations Wales, Ireland, England and Northern Ireland all had impressive qualification campaigns for Euro 2016 and will appear … Read More

The Year of Women’s Sport

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WHEN looking back at the development of women’s sport in Britain, 2015 will be a stand-out year. From media campaigns to success on the sporting arena, many female sporting athletes have become role models to young girls across the country. The launch of This Girl Can in January, a campaign … Read More

Doping Scandal Puts Pressure on Lord Coe

3 years ago / 0 comments

DOPING has always been an unwelcome presence in sport, but recent revelations have pushed the issue back into the limelight. Last year the World Anti-Doping Agency launched a commission into allegations of doping in Russian athletics, and published its findings earlier this month. The results shook the sport to its … Read More