The much-needed inclusion of female pundits in the sports broadcasting scene hasn’t come without controversy. Print lifestyle editor Anna Romanovska looks at this state of sexism in sporting world. My timing of writing this article is rather amusing. I have just overheard a conversation between two men and a woman discussing how women are treated […]
Ed Alexander casts his eyes over some of the more obscure sporting stories of the last fortnight
Online sports editor Ed Alexander casts an eye over some of the more obscure stories from the last week of sport
After England’s most recent international was marred by yet more racist chanting, Print Screen Editor Jonathan Chern reflects on the cause and the complacent combat of football, sport and society’s entrenched issue.
The Brave Blossoms: How Japan is Coming Together during the Rugby World Cup Anna Wilmot, Foreign Correspondent in Japan, gives an insight into the Rugby World Cup-fever across the country and how this event has brought Japanese people together. The Rugby World Cup has brought Japan to a fever-pitch of excitement, and the sport is […]
Ed Alexander looks back at some of the more obscure sporting stories from the last seven days.
Another year, another bizarre venue for a major global sporting event. Nick Powell, Print Sport Editor, reflects on the strange World Athletics Championships that were Doha 2019. Imagine your name is Dina Asher-Smith. You have got up early and trained for hours every day, competed in countless events (so many being mundane qualifiers), to make […]
An ongoing issue which appears relatively stagnant and to a large degree unreflective of wider society, homophobia in sport is having a major impact on LGBTQ+ athletes. Coming out to friends or family is challenging for any individual, as it reveals a personal journey and fundamental part of their identity. In sport however, it seems […]
Exeter Chiefs kept their Premiership Rugby Cup hopes alive with an enthralling 25-18 victory over south west rivals Bath in testing conditions at Sandy Park. Both teams made a raft of changes from their full-strength line ups with Joe Simmonds, moved to fullback for this game, and Ollie Devoto arguably the only starters who […]
I may not have found a grey hair yet – only an oddly yellow one from my disastrous attempt to go ginger – but this year marks my third, and presumably final Freshers’ Fair. Instead of wandering around as hopelessly as a cloud in a June sky, it would have very much helped my first […]