Oscar Ress

Sport

Double UEA BUCS Conference Cup wins

UEA Table Tennis and UEA Women’s Hockey both enjoyed success in their respective BUCS cup finals last week. Table Tennis beat a Nottingham Uni side while Women’s Hockey 2s stormed to a 4-1 win against Oxford Brookes. Both finals were hosted at Loughborough University.  A cup win is always a testament to consistent performances under…

Sport

Sex and the impact it has on sports performance

Sex and its relationship to sporting performance has long been debated. There are some well-known connections in the sporting world. Boxers are said to have to abstain from sex before a big fight and the Olympic village has a particularly raunchy reputation.  The importance of testosterone and sex is particularly common when it comes to…

Sport

Sport Editor Oscar Ress interviews Steve Hawkes, 1993 Sport Editor of Concrete and current Head of Strategic Media at BCW Global

For Concrete’s 30th Birthday, I spoke to Steve Hawkes, a former Sports Editor about Concrete, his career, and sport. While he currently works for BCW Global, Steve boasts a successful journalism career. The highlights include almost six years as Deputy Political Editor of The Sun, Business Editor at The Sun for nearly five years, and…

Sport

T20 Cricket World Cup overview

The T20 cricket World Cup is in full flow, this week marks the end of the Super 12 phase of the tournament and the start of the knockouts. The four semi-final teams have been decided: England, Australia, Pakistan and New Zealand.  The first semi-final will see England face New Zealand, a repeat of the 2019…

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