Image Credit- Sport England Linkedln The company, who pride themselves on ‘working towards an active nation where everyone feels able to do physical activity, regardless of their age, background or gender’, is ensuring people can […]
Image Credit- The Green Optimistic Whilst sport is hugely beneficial for both physical and mental health, some sporting activities can be harmful to the environment. Here’s a roundup of the Gryphon’s top six: Skydiving. Whilst this […]
When Matt Welch took over as President of Leeds University Men’s Football Club in the summer of 2019, he, amongst others, would not have believed that THREE out of the four teams, would win promotion.
Last week England announced their 16-man Test squad to face Sri Lanka in a two match series as part of the ICC Test Championship. It commences on the 19th March in Galle, after which the teams will travel south to Colombo for the second game starting on the 27th March.
Image Credits: REUTERS/Mike Hutchings Tuesday evening in Cape Town will become a fabled day for travelling England fans, Barmy Army et al. This was a victory built by an England team of multi-generations. Set up […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Bernadett Szabo The concluding year of this fantastic sporting decade has undoubtedly been one of the most riveting, engrossing and eventful. We have been treated to three major sporting tournaments: the first (and […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Toby Melville When you think back to 2018 only two things come to mind – a scorching hot summer heatwave and England reaching the World Cup semi-final. Ahead of this, the expectations of […]
Image Credits: Reuters/Steve Mason In English domestic football, Chelsea claimed their fifth premier league title, whilst title holders Leicester City finished 12th, the worst ever premier league defence in the history of the division. Interestingly, […]
2014, like all even years, possessed two of the biggest sporting events, both the Olympic Games and the Men’s World Cup. While the Winter Olympics doesn’t necessarily possess the same appeal as it’s Summer counterpart, this one, held in Sochi, was especially special from a geopolitical point of view, as Russia and Russia’s government would be under the microscope due to recent events between Ukraine and Russia. Meanwhile, the Summer brought an especially exciting World Cup, with Brazil hosting their first World Cup since 1950 – where they were embarrassed by a shock defeat to Uruguay. The decision to hand Brazil the World Cup came under criticism from those inside and out who felt Brazil could have spent the money wiser, with over 5 million in extreme poverty – according to World Bank.
A video from last year’s WAFF Women’s Club Championship has gone viral, and for all the right reasons. The football game was played in Jordan, between Arab Orthodox club and Shabab al Ordon club last […]
According to many researchers, physical exercise can considerably improve our mental health.
An investigation looking into the relationship between sport and psychology has proven that sports not only provide the opportunity to face fears, but also boost confidence and serotonin in individuals.
Image Credit: Ungry Young Man, Flickr, 24/10/18 Players, Supporters and Legends have all come together over the last week to celebrate 100 years of Leeds United. The club anthem was sung loud and proud in […]