Sport



University team hope for Scottish Cup success

12th December 2020

Phil Storrier, Glasgow University Men’s Football First Team coach, and Robbie Smith, the team’s captain, spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about their upcoming Scottish Cup game against Linlithgow Rose. The University’s Men’s Football first team have had a difficult time in the Scottish Cup in recent years, difficult draws are something the club have become ...


Yes sir, we can boogie

9th December 2020

This debate makes the 2014 Independence Referendum look like two toddlers arguing; will Baccara’s 1977 hit Yes Sir, I Can Boogie be chosen as Scotland’s anthem for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament? In case you somehow missed it, Scotland are going to the Euros. Yes, that’s right; Scotland men’s football team are going to a ...


ATP Tennis pro accused of domestic violence

9th December 2020

Number 7 in men’s tennis Alexander Zverev has been accused of domestic violence by former girlfriend Olga Sharypova. Trigger warning: domestic violence 23-year-old German professional tennis player Alexander Zverev has recently been accused of domestic violence by his former girlfriend and childhood friend, Olga Sharypova. The accusations came to light only days after finding out ...


Les Bleus end Scottish hopes of a sixth win in a row

8th December 2020

Scotland’s fine run of form comes to a juddering halt with a frustrating loss to France in the Autumn Nations Cup. Scotland ended a French Grand Slam dream with a three-try victory at BT Murrayfield in what was the last international weekend before Covid-19 shut down the global sporting calendar. Fast forward eight months later, ...


Double gold on the track for University of Glasgow cyclist

6th December 2020

Neah Evans amongst the gold medallists as Team GB have strong European Championships. University of Glasgow student Neah Evans recently took two golds, including one in the individual pursuit, at the 2020 Union Européenne de Cyclisme (UEC) European Track Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Taking place between 11 and 15 November, the championships are the first ...


Glasgow University Muay Thai club shortlisted for BUCS award

5th December 2020

Isla McClung, captain of Glasgow University’s Muay Thai club, and Shereif Kholeif, a former captain who is now president of the Glasgow University Sports Association, spoke to The Glasgow Guardian about the nomination. At a time when university sports clubs are suffering like never before, the Glasgow University Muay Thai (GUMT) club has managed to ...


This week’s Intramural League roundup

5th December 2020

GUSA publicity convenor Anna Woodcock gives The Glasgow Guardian a roundup of an eventful week in the Intramural League. The much anticipated Intramural League, continued in its quest to save first-semester University sport at Glasgow, with drama seen on the volleyball and tennis courts in the starting stages of the tournament. This week introduced the ...


Diego Maradona: The Golden Boy

27th November 2020

On Wednesday evening the world was brought the news that Diego Maradona, arguably one of the greatest footballers to ever have played, had died aged 60. Diego Maradona is regarded as one of the greatest men to have ever kicked a football, idolised by hundreds of millions worldwide. When you think football, you would not ...


Scotland grind out victory against Italy

22nd November 2020

Scotland triumphed 28-17 following a fright at the hands of an inspired Italian team Following on from their historic victory against Wales last month, Gregor Townsend’s men were keen to get their Autumn Nations Cup campaign off to a positive start. Their opening game was against Italy in Florence and would earn them a fifth ...


ISL: Swimming reimagined

20th November 2020

The revolutionary International Swimming League, which features nine Scottish-based athletes, is currently in its second season.  Revolutionising the sport of swimming, the International Swimming League (ISL) dived in for its second season in mid-October. Being hosted in the Duna Arena, Budapest, this “new format” of competitive swimming features 10 teams from across North America, Eu...