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BUCS Nationals 2020 | Friday Round-up

The Friday of BUCS Nationals is a special day for many, the start of a new adventure. Each year the University of Nottingham takes over 100 student athletes to Sheffield for 3-days of top-class sport. The athletes compete across 4 venues: English Institute of Sport, Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, iceSheffield and the Works. With …

Headliner | UoN American Football come up just short in the game of inches

Some say that American Football is a game of inches, and if anything the Headliner at David Ross Sports Village this afternoon proved it. Elliot Harvey’s opening drive touchdown for University of Nottingham, and a resilient first half defensive display, were unfortunately not enough to prevent the University of Nottingham falling to defeat in a …

Student Sporting Stories | Kayla Kret

Student Athletes invest thousands of hours into their sports — training in the off-seasons combined with practices, games and travel during their seasons — so they can wear “Green and Gold” across their chest with pride. Sadly, this week we will be saying goodbye to a student who has, for the past 7 years embodied …

BUCS Sportswoman of the year is University of Nottingham’s Hayley Mills

Track-star Hayley Mills has been recognised as the 2019 Sportswomen of the year at the coveted BUCS Awards in Bristol. Hayley Mills joined the University of Nottingham in 2016 to study a PhD in Mathematics. Although she had a strong pedigree in athletics, as a previous European Junior Champion over 200m in 2007 and a …

University of Nottingham sail through to the European Universities Badminton Championship final

University of Nottingham are a game away from being crowned European Universities Badminton Champions 2019. The team have fought their way to the finals after a tough draw which saw them matched up against  University of Strasbourg, the team which sent them crashing out of the same tournament 12 months ago in Coimbra. Against a …

European Youth Para-Games 2019 | Meet the UoN Sport volunteers

As part of a volunteering partnership, the University of Nottingham Sport department is sending five student volunteers to Finland to support the European Paralympic Youth Games (EPYG 2019) 25th – 30th June. EPYG 2019 will be hosted at the Pajulahti Olympic and Paralympic Training Center is set to be the largest EPYG in history, with …

Women’s High Performance Centre | Meet the Coach | Becky Langley

University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University joined forces back in 2017 to joint-deliver a Women’s High Performance Football Centre. The initiative, is committed to doubling participation and fan numbers of the women’s game by 2020, and Nottingham based hub is one of eight High Performance Football Centres based at Universities across the country. Importantly, …

Heads Up | It’s time to discuss concussion in sport

Following the incident this week at White Hart lane which saw Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sustain a serious head injury in the Champions League Semi-Final, it is a good time to talk about concussions. We spoke to University of Nottingham Sport Physiotheraspist, Desi Gillespie, for her insight into the protocol of assessment and to learn …

BUCS Big Wednesday | UoN Netball add BUCS Trophy to their 2019 league title

Today the University of Nottingham Netball 1s faced Birmingham 2s in the final of the BUCS Trophy. The Netball 1s have had an extremely successful season this year. Winning the BUCS Midland’s 1A League Title having only lost one game all season, they will now face Leeds University in a battle for promotion into the …

BUCS Big Wednesday | UoN Squash retain Women’s Championship title for the 4th year in a row

As a performance sport, the University of Nottingham squash confidently secured three of their teams into the final at BUCS Big Wednesday. Both the trophy teams, men and women’s as well as the women’s championship team. First up were the trophy finals where the #GreenandGold were represented in both the men’s and women’s teams. The …