Tag : Team GB

Super Saturday for Team GB in Pyeongchang

11 months ago / 0 comments

Last Saturday Lizzy Yarnold’s final blitzing run put the cherry on the cake for what was a phenomenal skeleton campaign from Team GB. Following from Dom Parson’s impressive bronze in the men’s event, the ladies were able to deliver the goods from Pyeongchang after hitting worryingly fast-times in their trial … Read More

Sport | A new Dibaba emerges to steal the show in Birmingham

5 years ago / 0 comments

There were many encouraging performances from British athletes at the Sainsbury’s Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham. The event was treated by many of those competing as a chance to ramp up their preparations for the World Indoor Championships, which take place next month. In the 60m, James Dasaolu showed why he is the … Read More

Sport | Winter Olympics – The week ahead

5 years ago / 179 comments

After an exhilarating first week and a half of speed, snow and controversy at Sochi 2014 there are still plenty more events to look forward to. Here’s when and what to watch. Monday The weeks action continues with one of the more popular sports of the games, as the two man … Read More

Sport | Jenny Jones secures first ever GB medal on snow in slopestyle

5 years ago / 0 comments

“Britain just dominated the slopestyle”. Of course, this is not strictly true. Any rational observer would see that Norway’s silver in the men’s, Finland’s in the women’s, and a gold medal in each for the USA left all with more marked progression up the leader board. But in the obscured … Read More

2012: SPOTY the difference

6 years ago / 0 comments

  WARNING: Satirical Content, all points made are intended to be light-hearted and slightly amusing. However the point about Chelsea is deadly serious. Award season has come upon us, X Factor, Strictly and now athletics have got in on the act of public bore-fest tele-marathons.   First the International Athletics … Read More

Nautical nakedness for Club’s calendar

6 years ago / 0 comments

9.11.12 The University’s Boat Club (LUUBC) is to produce its “most nakedest calendar yet”, with shoots taking place across Leeds and York. Organiser, rower and model Nick Gandy described the preparations for the LUUBC calendar as “cold, daunting and uncomfortable.” Sub-zero temperatures and shyness did little to deter members, however, … Read More

Post London 2012 blues

6 years ago / 0 comments

  Sunday night saw the close of what has universally been accepted as the greatest Paralympic Games of all time. With a record 2.7 million tickets being sold, and nearly all events being sold out it was an unrivalled success to the greatest summer of British Sport in living memory, … Read More

The Big Debate: An English National Anthem?

6 years ago / 0 comments

Scotland and Wales have their own sporting anthems, is it about time England ditched “God Save The Queen”?

Get Your Game On! Shop Our Great Britannia Round Up

6 years ago / 0 comments

Jumping the hurdles that come with online-shopping, we’ve picked out the best of the reds, the whites and the blues, for you to look the part for the team.