Image Cred: theguardian.com When Patrick Day and Charles Conwell faced each other on Saturday 12th October, it was supposed to be one of the most memorable nights of their lives so far. Both fighters had […]
From refusing to let Black athletes compete to segregating the playing field so that Black athletes weren’t allowed to perform at the same time as White athletes; it is clear to say we have come a very long way. Although you may not be able to imagine a life of sport without the likes of Usain Bolt or Raheem Sterling, there are many African-American athletes which once ignored these barriers in order to not only pave the way for their fellow Black athletes in forthcoming centuries but to make the world a more equal platform. Over time, we have had the opportunity to witness many exceptional Black sporting figures that have made history and have changed the world of sport for good. We should be privileged that we were able to witness this.
Leeds Beckett claim victory in tennis, with extra preparation and funding providing them with the edge. With 24 fixtures taking place in one day, consisting of men and women’s top three teams, it is safe […]
The University of Leeds suffered a heartbreaking defeat to Leeds Becket, the game finishing an extremely close 65-63.
So, you’ve cancelled your gym membership and you’ve picked up the courage to move away from home. Want to stay fit and meet people with similar interests? Leeds University has so many sports clubs in-store that cater for all.
Sports clubs across the University are demanding change over lecture recording policy on match days. Polly Brooks, LUU Women’s Lacrosse Club’s 1st Team Captain, has led the movement in an Open Letter to the University […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]