Sport



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 ...


We are girls in sport

22nd November 2021

We are stronger than you think and braver than you’ll ever know. Women are constantly being underpinned in the sporting world and fighting for an opportunity to stand up for themselves. No two journeys through sport are the same. Everyone has their own unique experiences, their own achievements and successes, their own role models and ...


A lost sport: finding cricket’s place in Scotland

22nd November 2021

Cricket in Scotland has long been an alienated sport to many. Is it finally gaining the appreciation it deserves? Scotland’s recent success at the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has brought a new wave of attention to the sport of cricket in Scotland. The national team bagged a major victory against Bangladesh ...


Glasgow Rocks in the BBL Cup

22nd November 2021

After a victory over the Bristol Flyers, the Glasgow Rocks are set to move onto the semi-finals of the BBL Cup. Sunday 14 November, 6:40pm, Emirates Arena. The Glasgow Rocks are down three points to the Bristol Flyers with 26 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter of the British Basketball League (BBL) Cup quarter final. ...


Success for Laura Muir at the Scottish Athletic Awards

17th November 2021

It’s been a year to remember for University of Glasgow alumna, Laura Muir, but the celebrations are still far from over.  On Saturday 9 October, the 1500m Olympic silver medalist added another award to her collection as she won the 2021 4J Studios Scottish Athlete of the Year. Winning the title for the fourth time ...


Football’s racism problem is not on the decline

17th November 2021

Lewis Paterson discusses the persistence of racism in football. It hasn’t felt that long since it last happened, but the old “racism in football” conversation has been forced to make another unwanted appearance. When the Manchester City player Raheem Sterling faced racial abuse live on TV at the hands of Chelsea fans, it again brought ...