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BUCS Nationals | Super Sunday Review : Green and Gold win double gold in badminton taking the total Championship medal tally to 11

Li Lian Yang successfully defended her BUCS Nationals 2017 badminton singles title by beating Lydia Cheah in straight sets. Yang followed her victory up with another gold in the Mixed doubles alongside fellow UoN Sport scholar Phone Pyae Naing, who also won a bronze himself in the Men’s singles. The badminton medals didn’t end there, …

BUCS Nationals | Saturday Review : Karate Bronze and Badminton duo book semi-final spots

Karate Bronze in the Men’s Kumite and Badminton semi-final spots for defending champion Li Liang Yang and Phone Pyae Naing capped out another brilliant day at BUCS Nationals 2018 for the Green and Gold. Following a memorable Friday which saw University of Nottingham silver medal in the pool, the attention returned to the Ponds Forge on …

BUCS Nationals | Friday Review : Green and Gold secure two medals in opening day of the Championships

The University of Nottingham have made a fantastic start to the 2018 BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield recording 2 medals on day one. Polly Holden (Medical Physiology & Theraputics) smashed her 800m freestyle personal best by 15 seconds to win BUCS Bronze in her maiden Championships and Hayley Mills (60m …

Team Behind the Team | Sports Injury Clinic preparing UoN athletes for BUCS Nationals 2018

The University of Nottingham Sport Injury Clinic at David Ross Sports Village have been working hard over the past few weeks in preparation for BUCS Nationals on the 16th-18th February 2018, where the top level athletes across all of the UK universities will go head to head across 8 different sports in the City of …

BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Squash

The final countdown is on to #BUCSBigWednesday, and as the teams prepare for what promises to be an exhilarating two days in Bath, we spoke to the squash team to see how they’re feeling, as three of their teams get ready to fight it out for the women’s BUCS trophy as well as the men’s and …

BUCS Big Wednesday team in focus: Table Tennis

This week sees the culmination of this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) leagues in the team Championship finals aka #BigBUCSWednesday – and we have more teams than ever fighting it out to be crowned BUCS champion! The finals, which will be taking place at the University of Bath on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Sunday Review

The medals kept rolling in for the University of Nottingham on the final day of the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield with hundreds of our students representing the green and gold throughout the weekend in athletics, badminton, judo, karate, swimming, fencing and trampolining. There were six podium finishes for the …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Saturday Review

After a resolute start to the weekend’s matches, races and encounters on Friday in the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships – the University of Nottingham continued the momentum on Saturday with hundreds of our students competing across eight different sports on the second day the UK-wide higher education sporting competition. Medal ceremonies …

BUCS Nationals 2017 – Friday Review

The University of Nottingham have made a promising start to the BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) National Championships in Sheffield. Hundreds of UoN students made the short journey north up the M1 on a crisp Friday morning to compete in the Championships against 6000 students from universities across the United Kingdom this weekend (17th …

BUCS Nationals 2016: Sunday round-up

That’s a wrap for us at the 2016 BUCS Nationals! Over 12,000 athletes entered into this year’s Nationals so Sunday’s finals were not just about winning but about celebrating the amazing achievements of all of our athletes. As they now head back to Nottingham, with their medals, new personal bests and once in a life time’s experiences, we look …