Every elite athlete lifts weights for strength and conditioning, but the sport of weightlifting is completely different. That is what Physical Geography student at Durham University, Niamh Moody, discovered when she gave up on rowing to take up weightlifting. Despite achieving a bronze medal at the National Schools championships in rowing, Moody
Two St. Mary's University sprinters were in impressive form at the recent Varsity athletics match between St. Mary's and Brunel University, winning the men's 100m and 200m respectively. Earlier this year, Shemar Boldizsar was crowned 200m indoor champion in a time of 21.36 seconds at the British Universities & Colleges Sport
Journalists these days might struggle to get exclusive access to footballers, but at the same time, the internet has other, more niche, opportunities. iFL TV, which covers boxing, is part of a new wave of video content production in sports journalism. Footballers have little to gain from giving interviews with journalists who
Tremayne Gilling’s entry into bobsleigh is becoming all too familiar. Of the eight men selected to represent Team GB at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeonchang, three of them have a background in track and field. Joel Fearon, Greg Cackett and Toby Olubi are all ex sprinters representing Britain in South Korea
Anthony Joshua or Deontay Wilder? Veteran amateur boxing coach Bob Pearson shakes his head to indicate his lack of interest: “I don’t know.” He is dedicated to overseeing the junior boxers at Earlsfield ABC in South West London, which is run by Sid Khan, the older brother of London Mayor, Sadiq Khan. Pearson prefers grassroots development over championship fights. “Have you ever been to a junior boxing show?” Pearson enquires. “No,” I confess. http://gty.im/627843674 He
Ultimate Frisbee, otherwise known as Ultimate, is fairly new to most people’s consciousness, but it is not to be taken lightly, argues St Mary’s University men’s team captain, Alex Dickinson. He explained how this lack of knowledge causes people to underrate Ultimate. Dickinson explained that people often asked him: "Ultimate Frisbee?