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BUCS Nationals 2019 | Sunday Roundup | Record Championship for University of Nottingham

The 2019 BUCS Nationals championships will go down as the most successful individual championships in University of Nottingham history with 20 medals, including 8 golds. Following 3 days of action, across 7 sports and with 148 University of Nottingham students competing it is remarkable to see how far everyone has pushed themselves. There have been …

BUCS Nationals 2019 | Super Saturday Roundup | Goldrush at the Games for the Green and Gold

The beginning of Super Saturday saw the introduction of the Judo and the Karate to the range of medal opportunities for UoN Sport. The challenge had already been set the previous evening, with a plethora of outstanding performances including multiple PB’s and a Gold medal for Hayley Mills in the 60m. That challenge was duly accepted …

UoN Sport Scholar in Focus – Emily Hollingworth

Wednesday 7th November will see the University of Nottingham Netball 1s face Nottingham Trent 1s in a BUCS league fixture as both teams compete for the league title and ultimately promotion into the BUCS Northern Premier League. The game is set to featureUoN Netball Scholar, Emily Hollingworth, who has recently signed for Loughborough Lighting since …

Hockey Heroics as the Ladies team book a place in the BUCS Championship Final

It was 3pm at Portland when the Women’s Hockey team packed their bags and boarded the team coach carrying the hopes and aspirations of playing at a home BUCS Championship final in Nottingham at Beeston Hockey club in a week’s time. The squad, followed by a travelling group of University of Nottingham supporters, set off …

Ten things you DON’T need for a triathlon (promise)

Thinking about giving triathlon a go but not sure if an all-in-one is for you? Fancy a challenge, but your bike has seen better days? Love the idea but worried about the costs of getting all the kit? With the popular Notts Triathlon back on University Park campus on 2 April 2017, the organisers from …

Sign up now for Alumni Sports Challenge 2016!

The Alumni Sports Challenge  is back and going to be bigger than ever! Teams go into this fifth annual Alumni Sports Challenge with the current score at Alumni 2½- Students 1½. Who will win the overall Challenge title? Will Alumni extend their advantage or will the students win the day? Last year was a great …

Top 12 Moments of 2015!

UoN Sport hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We can’t wait to see what the year ahead has in store, so we thought now is a great time to reflect on some of our achievements of 2015. Here are our top 12 moments – one for every month! 1.January – 200 local …

This week’s sporting news

Today, a number of Nottingham alumni will be in action for England Hockey as they take on Germany in the Champions Trophy quarter-finals. Midfielder Nick Catlin and goalkeeper George Pinner, both of Holcombe Hockey Club, and current Economics student Harry Martin have put in some sterling performances so far to help England beat World Champions …

The final two days at the Commonwealths

After the success of Isobel Pooley in the women’s high jump at Hampden Park on Friday night, attention turned to the business end of the squash, hockey and badminton tournaments. Emma Beddoes and her partner Ali Waters had the bronze medal match in the doubles squash against Brown and Grinham of Australia. The English pair …

Commonwealths – Days 7 & 8

Wednesday 30 July In the high jump qualifiers, Biosciences student Isobel Pooley (pictured right) cleared 1.76 metres, 1.81 and 1.85 at the first attempt to qualify for Friday’s final. She will be the only English athlete in the final and if she can reproduce her season’s best jump of 1.91 she should put herself into …