Sport



Djokovic Down Under: the controversy with the 2022 Australian Open

12th January 2022

Tennis player Novak Djokovic faces criticism over his vaccination status and visa after initially being denied entry to Australia for the Australian Open. The Covid-19 pandemic has already had a major impact on the sporting world and sparked a myriad of controversies surrounding the ability and freedom of athletes to travel and compete across the ...


Sports Personality of the Year 2021

23rd December 2021

A round up of all of the awards from the 2021 Sports Personality of the Year. This year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (SPOTY) awards were hosted by Clare Balding, Gabby Logan, Alex Scott and Gary Lineker. Taking place as a mixed virtual and in-person format due to a rising number of Covid-19 cases ...


Is university sport financially accessible?

19th December 2021

From gym memberships to sports club fees student sport comes at a price, but has it all become too much for the student budget? The financial accessibility of sport, in particular university sport, is a topic that is being brought to light more and more. Exercise and being involved with sport, purely for enjoyment, is ...


The tumultuous game: investigating football club’s relationship with their fans

19th December 2021

Are clubs finally beginning to recognise the detachment from their fans? Perhaps.  The relationship between sports clubs and fans remains an ever-increasing source of conflict in the modern era, as many professional associations and club hierarchies seek to detach their ambitions and targets from the bread-and-butter aspirations of the every-day fan. Nearly all professional sports ...


It’s never too late

19th December 2021

When life makes you run, join a running club. I have been running after things my whole life. I have run after goals, which I have failed to achieve; after boys, who don’t even know my name; and buses of which I have no chance of catching. My whole life I have been in pursuit ...


Winter is here… but is it all doom and gloom?

19th December 2021

 It might be getting colder but winter sporting opportunities are only heating up. Once again we are staring down the barrel of the oh-so-frosty gun that is a Glasgow winter. The coming months, to most, present dark nights at home with the sound of rain against the window and little hope for sunshine, never mind ...


UofG basketball club win club of the year

12th December 2021

A recent success for the University of Glasgow’s basketball club as they are praised for their community outreach and dedication to the sport. The University of Glasgow men’s and women’s basketball club has been awarded club of the year by the Sports Council for Glasgow (SCG) as a result of their outstanding performance in sport ...


GUSA x ConcussEd

4th December 2021

GUSA is making a head start when it comes to concussion. GUSA has recently partnered up with ConcussEd, an organisation focused on providing education on sport-related concussions and offering support to sufferers. Awareness surrounding the danger of severe concussions has noticeably increased over the last decade or so. However, there is still a lack of ...


The vaccine game: sport’s next hurdle

3rd December 2021

As the sports industry looks set to bounce back, Jordan Hunter looks at the fight over the jab. As any true fan, I was checking the news the other week looking at the injury updates and the latest with my beloved Green Bay Packers when I got an alert: star QB (quarterback) Aaron Rodgers out ...


Keeping safe on your nighttime run

3rd December 2021

Deputy Science and Tech Editor, Izzy Sinanian, gives us tips about how to stay safe when running at night. Up until last year I despised running and to this day, there is still nothing more off-putting to me than running on a treadmill at 2 o’clock on a Saturday afternoon. Oddly specific, I know. Before ...