Dreaded by managers and fans alike, international breaks were becoming questioned more and more as a necessary element of the football season. Not qualification rounds, but rather the mind-numbing friendlies. Mounted on top of this is media analysts’ negative exaggeration of sides such as Scotland losing 4-0 to the World Cup Bronze medallists Belgium – … More UEFA’s Solution to Dwindling Interest in International Breaks
Something that has always amazed me is the strength the human body is capable of possessing. Watching people throw around twice their own body weight can be mesmerising and as a women and feminist, seeing females do this is all the more impressive. Now this is not because I believe women to be relatively weaker … More Ladies Who Lift: GUWC Women’s, World No.1s
As many of you reading this will be aware the European championships took over the city of Glasgow during the first two weeks in August. Swimmers, divers, cyclists, rowers and gymnasts from all over Europe piled into Scotland’s largest city as the festival of sport, culture and art commenced. From a British perspective it turned … More Is Physical Gain worth the Mental Pain?
As one of the oldest student societies at the university – outdating both of the student unions and the sports association – Glasgow University Rugby Football Club is dripping in history and tradition. Since it was founded in 1869, the different generations of the club have gone through many challenges and changes on and off … More GURFC: The Evolving Narrative of a Rugby Boy
This July may as well be branded a showcase of international sport. Wimbledon is back, the Tour de France kicked off last night and the quarterfinals of the World Cup are well under way. We want to see Federer win his 21st grand slam and Ronaldo scoring magnificent goals. We want to see Mark … More G.O.A.T or Not?
It’s that time again; the work sweepstakes, the Coca Cola adverts and the sticker books are back. The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins in only a matter of days and I can guarantee that reading that statement brings about one of three reactions. 1) Excitement. You’ve waited for this for the last four years, your … More The Importance of the “Beautiful Game” in 2018
In 2018, it will (and should) seem alien to most of us that 50 years ago women were not permitted to enter and compete in a marathon. Kathrine Switzer, a pioneer in the feminist sporting movement, was aggressively tackled in an attempt to prevent her completing the Boston marathon in April of 1967. Much to … More A girls guide to an equal life