Sport



Old firm: fun or foul?

31st January 2022

The Old Firm dominates many people’s lives in Glasgow – but is this a good thing? Ah yes, and so it appears in the distance, like a swirling tempest raging on the horizon, once again. One of those crucial points – in fact, perhaps the only crucial point – in the SPFL season. The Hoops ...


Netball Scotland launch ground-breaking Mixed Netball Leagues

30th January 2022

With two initial Mixed Social Leagues beginning towards the end of February, Netball Scotland is truly creating something for everyone! The majority of us will have played or known someone who has played netball at school. In fact, it’s one of the most played sports at school in Scotland with many staying involved after school ...


Six Nations preview: the 2022 competition shrouded in unpredictability

30th January 2022

Tristan Rees gives us his take on an enthralling edition of rugby’s greatest tournament. After a tournament with no fans in 2021, the excitement for their return is palpable. Held across February and March, for many the 6 Nations signals the arrival of spring and an end to the cold winter months. With the covid-19situation ...


Gladiators on Graywacke: F1 controversy in Abu Dhabi

23rd January 2022

A bungled manipulation of rules crowns Max Verstappen the 2021 world champion. For one of the most compelling and tightly run seasons in F1 history to come down to the last race, level on points, something that last occurred when Emerson Fittipaldi and Clay Regazzoni entered the final round in 1974, the narrative looked set ...


African Cup of Nations

23rd January 2022

The postponed tournament is taking place in Cameroon between 9 January and 6 February. The tournament was initially intended to be taking place in the summer of 2021 but due to Covid-19, it was postponed to the beginning of 2022. Despite the longer wait for this instalment of the competition, the tournament has still been ...


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 ...