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Professional cyclists pedalling north as the Tour of Britain heads to Scotland

26th April 2021

The Tour of Britain is heading to Scotland this year with two stages set to be held north of the border. The Tour of Britain, the UK’s biggest professional cycling race, is not only returning to Scotland for the 2021 edition in September, but finishing in the city of Aberdeen, with two stages north of ...


Scott Brown announces departure from Celtic

25th April 2021

Scott Brown has announced that at the end of the season, the Celtic captain will be leaving the club for Aberdeen, after a star studded 14 years. I recall a bitterly chilly April night in Paisley in 2015. As an Englishman there is always a hope that things will start to warm up by April, ...


GUSA encouraging members to apply for Chancellor’s Fund for Sport

19th April 2021

Applications to fund “once in a lifetime” opportunities for students close on 29 April. Glasgow University Sports Association (GUSA) is encouraging members to apply for the Chancellor’s Fund for Sport which closes on 29 April at 5pm. The fund is a sub-section of the Chancellor’s Fund and is given to GUSA to award applicants for ...


Scrap it or keep it? How VAR has changed football forever

2nd April 2021

Virtual assistance is ruining the modern game. Do we need to scrap it? I believe there is a consensus that football has lost something; that football itself might be lost. Every weekend, there are Video Assistant Refereeing (VAR) led decisions that twist people up, arguments about consistency, flow and, most importantly, an essential forensic charmlessness ...


Longing for sport’s return

30th March 2021

With so much of sport halted for so long, there are few more exciting prospects than thinking of what we will be able to do once normality returns. The coronavirus pandemic has hit sport hard. I have to admit that throughout my life, like many others, I have always taken sport for granted. People say ...


Celtic on the hunt for new manager

28th March 2021

Thomas Harris takes a look at the potential candidates for the Celtic managerial position after a disastrous season. On 24 February, Neil Lennon announced that his two-year spell as the manager of Celtic would be coming to an end. Lennon has been a familiar face around Parkhead for a long time now, making his first ...


Glasgow University Netball Club is a beacon of hope for university sport

2nd March 2021

Sports Reporter Claire Thomson interviews netball club captain Alix Galbraith about how she and the netball club have coped during these dark times for university sport. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, when university sports clubs everywhere are suffering like never before, Glasgow University Netball Club (GUNC) has been the light at the end of the tunnel ...


Ex-Glasgow Warriors second row turned professional heavyweight boxer

2nd March 2021

Nick Campbell joins a select few professional athletes to risk it all in attempting to be a success at the elite level of another sport. In the past, fans have occasionally witnessed the greats of different sports turn their attention to a different activity within the sporting world. We have seen the likes of basketball ...


Scots victorious in Calcutta Cup clash

17th February 2021

Scotland beat England at Twickenham for the first time in 38 years In case you missed it, something very special happened during Round 1 of this year’s Guinness Six Nations.  For Scotland fans, it was a rousing win at a familiar Scottish graveyard; Twickenham Stadium. None of the players today were alive when Scotland last ...


Super Bowl socialising

6th February 2021

The Super Bowl is fast approaching but many of the traditions surrounding the game will not be possible this year. This year is the 55th Super Bowl, and the two teams competing are the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs. The Super Bowl is the final National Football League (NFL) game of the ...