Sports Gazette

by sports journalism students at St Mary's University, London

Lacrosse: the fast-growing sport shooting for the Olympics

Posted on 1 June 2020 by Julia Cook

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Lacrosse has long been synonymous with American sport, but partly thanks to a rise in popularity at universities, it has grown within the UK.

Often described as “hockey in the air”, the fast paced and exciting sport is up for consideration to be added to the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, USA.

Watch below as Julia Cook visits St Mary’s University Lacrosse Club to find out more.

(NB: all filming took place before social distancing measures due to COVID-19 were put in place in the UK.)