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BUCS Nationals 2024: Glasgow University’s ‘Ones to Watch’

15th February 2024

The spotlight will soon be on Sheffield for the 2024 BUCS Nationals (23-25 February), the largest annual multi-sport event in the UK. With six sports and over 4,000 students taking part, The Glasgow Guardian spoke to some of the student-athletes hoping for success.  Finlay Strachan – Swimming After unexpectedly qualifying for and competing against the ...

Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week 2021

27th October 2021

Sports Editor Claire Thomson discusses the educating and empowering occasion. 25-31 October 2021 marks the fifth annual Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week. For many of us, women in sport is an issue close to our hearts, with every single female athlete facing adversity on a daily basis. Created by Scottish Women in Sport ...

Olympic athletes caught in vaccination debate

28th February 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson gives her take on the ongoing discussions on Olympic athletes having their vaccines prioritised. In March last year, the Japanese government and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made the decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the agreement that a second delay ...