Rhys Wallis looks back at times in sporting history when the underdog came out on top.
COVID Sport Restrictions: Bubbling Up More Progress? Billy Densham suggests COVID-19 bubbles have highlighted the importance of prioritising athlete mental health The mental wellbeing of athletes has been pulled into sharp focus as a result of tight COVID restrictions. This could be a watershed moment where the sporting community accepts that mental health has to […]
Sport for the Uninitiated: Jumping for Joy Sophie Porteous talks about her fitness journey and the mental and physical benefits of getting active Exercise and I have never had a close relationship. Despite my first initial and last name literally combining to be ‘Sporteous’, I could not be further from that. I haven’t always completely […]
Jack Walton considers if gyms should have been kept open through the continued lockdowns seen in the United Kingdom.
LGBT+ History Month: Undoing Homophobia in Sport Online Sport Editor, Elise Hamersley, takes a look at the role sport plays in LGBT+ History Month, and the work still needed to undo a culture of homophobia This February is LGBT+ history month, an annual observance of queer history and civil/gay rights movements. In the UK, this […]
Sport Spotlight: an introduction to Water Polo Abi Taphouse introduces readers to the university’s Water Polo Club and what they have been up to in this difficult year Often deemed one of the most physically demanding sports to play, it is no surprise that Water Polo is one of the smaller AU clubs at Exeter. […]
Triathlon Club Captain, Jess Clark, takes a look at how the club has been affected by COVID-19, their increase in membership, and the benefits of being part of a sport that cannot be locked-down.
James Anderson, grey skies, the new ball. Jonny Wilkinson, the pocket, the drop goal. Usain Bolt, the Olympics, the 100m track. Simone Biles, major competition, the floor. In certain sporting situations, you know the outcome, yet whether it’s Jimmy ripping through a World Class top order, Jonny slotting a beautifully struck three points off his […]
With little under three weeks until Formula 1 finally returns to our screens from Austria, Online Sport Editor Harry Scott-Munro looks at how the season ahead may look in the current Covid-19 climate.
Print Sport Editor Nick Powell takes a look at the growing debate over whether to hold the remaining tennis Grand Slams of 2020 as Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Dan Evans and Judy Murray were among the many top tennis names to give their opinion on the potential return to play. ‘Selfish’, ‘extreme’, ‘doesn’t […]