Sport / 16/11/2021 Mikel Arteta – 100 games in: has his appointment been a success?

Mikel Arteta is 100 games into his tenure as Arsenal manager, and whilst his ‘process’ finally seems to be bearing the fruits of its labours, the journey to this point has been a bumpy one, to say the least. The jury remains out as to whether or not his appointment has been a success. To...

Climate Change, Sport / 16/11/2021 Climate change: the threat to sport as we know it

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought a halt to all sporting events and left us without them for nearly three months. However, for many, this is merely a dress rehearsal for the increased effect climate change will have on sport. At the 2018 World Cup in Russia, drink breaks were introduced in football for the...

Sport / 16/11/2021 BUCS makes its much anticipated return to UEA

Last year, due to the Covid pandemic, BUCS competitions were canceled, but it now returns after more than 500 days. Fixtures take place every Wednesday, and on the 13th October 2021, we saw the return of BUCS. UEA participated in home and away fixtures across a range of sports including basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball,...

Sport / 16/11/2021 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...

Sport / 16/11/2021 Is football doing enough to tackle homophobia?

Josh Cavallo, Australian professional footballer for A-League club, Adelaide United, has come out at gay. This announcement means that Cavallo is the only openly gay male professional player in the world. Although several footballers have come out after retiring, such as Aston Villa’s Thomas Hitzlsperger, very few elite male players have done so during their...

Sport / 14/11/2021 Australia are T20 World Cup champions for the first time

Australia clinched the T20 World Cup title with victory over New Zealand in Dubai by eight wickets. They are World Champions in this format for the first time and achieved this despite a special innings by New Zealand captain Kane Williamson.  There are people who would argue the game was over once the toss was...

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BUCS makes its much anticipated return to UEA

Last year, due to the Covid pandemic, BUCS competitions were canceled, but it now returns after more than 500 days. Fixtures take place every Wednesday, and on the 13th October 2021, we saw the return of BUCS. UEA participated in home and away fixtures across a range of sports including basketball, football, hockey, lacrosse, netball,…

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…

Sport

Is football doing enough to tackle homophobia?

Josh Cavallo, Australian professional footballer for A-League club, Adelaide United, has come out at gay. This announcement means that Cavallo is the only openly gay male professional player in the world. Although several footballers have come out after retiring, such as Aston Villa’s Thomas Hitzlsperger, very few elite male players have done so during their…


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