Ed Alexander casts his eyes over some of the more obscure sporting stories of the last fortnight
Ed Alexander looks back at some of the more obscure sporting stories from the last seven days.
Across all facets of society, a number of alarming exposés have sought to unravel historical inequality. Particularly, sexual harassment cases have engulfed Hollywood and the BBC gender pay gap scandal has caused a crisis. Finally, the cause of equality is being trumpeted on a much larger scale and has been thrust into the public consciousness […]
The summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro ended with 65 groundbreaking Olympic records and 19 world records from some of the world’s most elite athletes. However, the glory of the Olympic torch can be a seductive illusion for many nations, as Brazil came to realise. Preparations for the Rio Olympics had been faced with ongoing controversies, […]
Issy Bailey, a 2016 Exeter graduate, took part in a shooting event at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The former English student gave a good account of herself, yet ultimately failed to progress past the qualification stage after finishing in 14th position out of 19, with only the top eight proceeding. LIVE COVERAGE 14:42 […]
Just last month, she was pinning on a mortarboard and posing for photos during Exeter’s graduation week – a BA Hons degree in English now to her name. But for Issy Bailey, there’s no long summer of rest, relaxation and reunions ahead. Oh, she’ll be doing some travelling, of course… to Rio, that is. To […]