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Women’s World Cup kicks off

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For any football fans suffering from withdrawal since the Premier League season ended last month, the wait for more football is nearly over. Tonight the Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada, with the hosts playing China in the opening match. The tournament is set to be the largest one … Read More

Beckett come back to crush Gryphons

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For Leeds women’s football 2nd team, it was a case of intense university rivalry in their match this week, as they faced Leeds Beckett Carnegie 3rd team. After emphatically winning their last fixture and saving themselves from relegation, the Uni side were hopeful that they could transfer that performance to … Read More

Could Figo’s new ideas form future of FIFA?

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With the recent announcement that the Qatar 2022 World Cup could be held in the winter due to its unbearably hot summers, eyes once again turn to the organisation that chose this unsuitable country to hold the famous tournament. The issues of corruption and deceit have been raised over and … Read More

Lucrative TV deal leaves football fans livid

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Whether you are a football fan or not, everyone is aware of the vast amounts of money associated with the ‘Beautiful Game’, from player transfers to sponsorship deals. Therefore, it was no surprise when the new £5.136bn Premier League TV rights deal was recently announced. The deal, shared between TV giants … Read More

Table Tennis – Sunderland seen off in cup clash

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The Leeds Mens Table Tennis 2s are through to the next round of the BUCS Northern Conference Cup after recording an impressive 12-5 victory over Sunderland 1s, winning 12 games to their opponents five, and showing real skill in doing so. The afternoon started well for the Gryphons, when the … Read More

Will racism ever be eradicated from sport?

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The issue of racism is never far away from the surface within sport, and with this week’s issue commemorating Black History Month, The Gryphon looks at the current sporting state of affairs   From Jesse Owen winning 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympics – countering Naxi propaganda claims … Read More

Durham destroyed in Badminton battle

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In their second game of the season, Leeds Womens Badminton 1’s secured an impressive 7-1 win over Durham 1’s, grabbing their first 3 league points after a disappointing loss away to Loughborough last week. In the opening singles matches Helena Lewczynska showed her superiority and skill by winning both games … Read More

England make hard work of Tallinn test

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Despite securing 3 points, a clean sheet and a firm place at the top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group, England failed to quieten their critics with an uninspiring 1-0 win over international minnows Estonia. The Three Lions enjoyed the majority of possession for the entire game, even having an … Read More

England confident ahead of Estonia test

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So far for England, the road to Euro 2016 has been smooth. The Three Lions are currently sitting at the top of Group E after victories over Switzerland and San Marino, and success against international minnows Estonia on Sunday would cement this position further. Thursday’s victory against the joint-lowest ranked … Read More

Varsity: Men’s Football – Gryphons show their class

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The University of Leeds Men’s Football 2’s showed an impressive display of attacking football to comfortably beat Leeds Beckett 3-1 in an intense and passionate match. Leeds Beckett may have shown early signs of promise when the game kicked off, but the University of Leeds back four stayed organised and … Read More