Sport



GUSA Hustings Coverage

1st March 2022

GUSA Hustings Brings New People and New Plans for Improvements in Sports. GUSA Hustings took place on Monday night and candidates gave exciting speeches about what they wanted to do for the future of sports at the University of Glasgow. Read below to find out more about the candidates, voting is open now and will ...


GUSA election manifesto analysis

1st March 2022

This year’s elections to the GUSA council see the election of two sabbatical positions – President, and for the first time, a sabbatical Vice President. The role of President remains uncontested with Club Sport Convenor Vivek Pandya elected unopposed to the role. The Vice President position is being contested by GUSA’s current Alumni Convenor Ewan ...


Record breaking British viewing statistics for women’s sport in 2021

22nd February 2022

The future is looking bright for women’s sport as it draws in an audience of almost 32.9 million people in 2021. Women’s sport has historically not received the same attention as men’s sport, with a lack of commercialisation and sponsorship, participation and generally low viewing statistics, however at last, women’s sport is on the rise. ...


Salvaged by the Scots: Success of Team GB down to Scottish talent

22nd February 2022

With a disappointing Winter Olympics for Team GB, the Scots gave us something to shout about. The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was certainly an interesting event, with the build up marred with controversy. Whether it was the international condemnation of China’s treatment of the Uyghur people, with the USA threatening to withdraw their team from ...


New year, new sport, new chance to shine

9th February 2022

A new year provides the new prospect of outstanding sporting moments as we reflect on 2021 and look forward to 2022. As the world began to recover again, 2021 saw the sporting world face new challenges and athletes battle against adversity to follow their dreams. Young sports stars made breakthrough performances, sporting greats competed for ...


The best sporting moments of 2021

9th February 2022

2021 has been a year of sporting ups and downs. Here’s a round-up of some of the most memorable moments from the past year. The sporting world, like the rest of the world, had its fair share of highs and lows in 2021. We laughed, we cried, we celebrated and grieved as sport began to ...


Toxic masculinity and homophobia: an analysis of the male sporting attitude

9th February 2022

The world is changing and so should male sporting culture. Josh Cavallo, a 21-year-old Australian football player, recently came out as gay on Twitter, making him the world’s only openly gay top-tier male footballer. In the video he uploaded, he stated: “Growing up I always felt the need to hide myself because I was ashamed. ...


The 2022 Qatar World Cup: a competition veiled in corruption and cynicism

7th February 2022

Less than 12 months before kick-off, the world looks on, stagnant and bewildered. While no one expected anything different from the ghouls at FIFA, it continues to remain an enduring discomfiture, that over a decade after their decision to grant the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, amongst widespread global indifference, the tournament remains on course ...


January 2022 transfer round up

4th February 2022

Extortionate fees and eye-catching signings: an overview of the January transfer window. Often portrayed as the more chaotic and unglamorous of the two windows, this January superseded the drama of the last few years. With a tendency to panic buy, top tier clubs ensured that their squads were bolstered and ludicrous price tags were met ...


Vitality Netball Superleague 2022 preview

31st January 2022

With the Strathclyde Sirens aiming for a space in the top four, this year’s VNSL will not be one to miss for Scottish netball fans. After an exciting pre-season including the second Rise Again Netball Festival, the first Quad Series since before the pandemic, and some massive signings, we are now into the final week ...