Tag : sport

Sumptuous Sturridge saves Liverpool’s unbeaten record

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Image Credit: [The Times] The game was wedded to be ‘The Battle of Salah and Hazard’ by various tabloid media outlets, but this only tells the superficial side of the football match. Saturday’s late afternoon fixture was the coming together of Klopp’s revved pressing machine against Sarri’s speedy passing locomotive. … Read More

University of Leeds Break Varsity Duck with Maiden Victory

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Uni Find the Magic Combination to End Thirteen Years of Hurt against Beckett. After 14 years in the wilderness, and thirteen straight Beckett victories, Leeds University were finally pronounced annual Varsity champions, winning by a single point. Despite defeat in the rugby finale, the Gryphons managed … Read More

Europe Win Ryder Cup in Style

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Image Credit: [Sky Sports] Europe beat a star-studded US team to reclaim the Ryder Cup in Paris 17½ – 10½. This weekend witnessed Europe beat team USA 17½ – 10½ at a thrilling, but one-sided, contest in Paris. The hosts thus regained the coveted trophy after their 17-11 drubbing in … Read More

Rhinos Finish Dismal Season with a Whimper

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Image Credit: [Stephen Gaunt/ Touchlinepics] A disappointing end to the season as Leeds Rhinos lose 16-17 to Toronto Wolfpack. On a dreary Friday evening, Leeds Rhinos brought the curtain down on a disappointing season with a one-point defeat to Canadian outfit Toronto Wolfpack. Gareth O’Brien’s 76th minute drop goal condemned … Read More

Varsity Finale: Leeds Beckett 51-5 University of Leeds

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Image Credit: [Robbie Cairns] Despite many knowing before kick-off that the University of Leeds had secured their first ever Varsity win, the atmosphere was no less electric than in years past. With the rugby union finale almost being its own event, a combined crowd of over 10,000 packed the Headingley … Read More

Prejudices Resurface in Williams Controversy

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Image Credit: [Chris Trotman/Getty Images North] More controversy over cartoon depicting Williams’ dispute with the Umpire in the US Open Final. Black History Month is a time of celebration and recognition for important black figures. Yet, even in the 21st Century, people of colour are still being depicted differently to … Read More

Champions League Preview: Uphill Struggles for the English sides

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Image Credit: [The Guardian.ng] The second round of the Champions League group stage will be played out on Tuesday and Wednesday night, with the English sides having a mixture of fortunes in their opening fixtures.   Danny Rose: Spurs must win Danny Rose admitted over the weekend that Spurs must … Read More

We Should All Walk a Mile in Her Nikes

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Tennis is a game of binaries, things are very much ‘in or out’. The discourse that has sprung from the final of the US Open was not quite as clear-cut and has proven that the ball still falls very much on either side of the net. In short, Serena Williams accused … Read More

LUU Societies Coming Up Trumps

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With over 300 societies, Leeds University Union caters to every need. Whether you want to find a new hobby, get involved in your subject, connect with your cultural or religious group, or even raise money, Freshers’ Week is the perfect time to find a society with a place for you. … Read More

To gym or not to gym: a defence of outdoor sport

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Wake up and smell the roses. Smell the dew. The mud and the grass. Don’t close yourself into an overly-lit, boxed-in cauldron of leather, heavy metal and sweat; come to be known as the gym. This month I would encourage all to spread their legs into the brisk outdoors and … Read More