Sport



Paralympic athletes deserve better

20th October 2021

It’s time to shine the light on disability sport. The Paralympics have been and gone for another 3 years and Team GB have yet again proven that they are a force to be reckoned with. Although short of their medal tally from Rio 2016, with 124 medals in total won over the 12 days, evidently ...


Sport on the big screen: Last Chance U:Basketball

19th October 2021

 There’s always hope. Over this difficult year and a half, having been confined to the four walls of my bedrooms, I have found myself searching for new interests. I’m a big football fan, but I’ve always been drawn towards the traditional American sports, such as basketball. The huge stadiums, tapestries of colour and noise drew ...


Glasgow Clan to make a false start return

18th October 2021

Despite Scottish counterparts the Fife Flyers and Dundee Stars, starting this month, Glasgow Clan looks towards a November opener. With Scotland’s teams hitting the ice many ice hockey fans are left wondering why the Glasgow Clan have decided to take a delayed start to the Elite Ice Hockey League (EIHL) season and forgoing the Challenge ...


Gigi Bryant: The athlete that inspired me

16th October 2021

It’s not easy being a young, female athlete, but it is more than possible. For those who love sports, it is safe to say that everyone has that one athlete that they find imperfectly perfect. You somehow manage to bring this athlete into every topic of conversation, almost to the point where you can physically ...


Cricketing Calamity: A different game in a post Covid-19 world

15th October 2021

What India wants, India gets. Chaos in the cricketing world ensues, as India call off the fifth test.  On 10 September, the morning of what was scheduled to be the first day of the fifth test, the English and Indian cricket boards released statements declaring the match cancelled. Citing an outbreak of Covid-19 in the ...


Glasgow Rocks Rock On

14th October 2021

Looking forward to the return of the Glasgow Rocks this autumn? Charlie Curtis let’s us know who the ones to watch are this season. On a mission to bounce back from a disappointing campaign in last year’s British Basketball League (BBL), the Glasgow Rocks have hit the ground running with an assertive victory in the ...


It’s time to put mental health before medals

22nd September 2021

Is the sporting world finally ready to commit to confronting the mental health crisis?  When Simone Biles withdrew from the Olympic women’s team event last month, the world’s greatest gymnast exposed that the heaviest burden of the Olympics is often the expectation to perform in them. Unlike most other athletes, Biles is held to the ...


GUSWPC make a splash at Scottish Masters Championships

21st September 2021

A promising start to the upcoming season for Glasgow University swimmers. On 10-11 September, Glasgow University Swimming and Waterpolo Club (GUSWPC) dived back in competition at the 2021 Scottish National Open Short Course Masters and Senior Age Group Championships at Tollcross International Swimming Centre in Glasgow following an 18-month long break. Eight swimmers competed in ...


GUSA Freshers’ Week

14th September 2021

Here’s your guide on how to get involved in the 50+ sporting clubs that the University of Glasgow has to offer Freshers’ Week is all about getting involved and looking for different ways to break yourself into university life. Finding your feet in a big pond is not always the most straightforward, but when you ...


Sports on the big screen: Goon

8th September 2021

To kick off our new series, Investigations Editor Jordan reflects on how the sports film Goon impacted his own sporting career Goons, enforcers, and other unflattering names have all been given to many athletes from all across the sports world, from the ironically named Metta World Peace and Dennis Rodman in basketball, to football’s Marco ...