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From novices to European Champions in three years…

This summer saw gold medal success for our University of Nottingham Boat Club, with students Jessica Eastwood, Eleanor Ball, Amber Hickson and Freya George powering across the water in the Women’s 4 at the European University Games held in Croatia. Three of the team had never even tried sweep rowing before coming to Nottingham and learning …

Tri Campus Games 2016: the results are in…

By Hannah Webber Back in early June, 180 students from Nottingham, China and Malaysia  came together under the heat of the Malaysian sun to compete over four days and eight sports for the Tri Campus crown. A few weeks down the line and all of the University of Nottingham students have had time to digest …

UoN win record fifth straight Varsity series

By Sebastian Chmielinski The University of Nottingham claimed bragging rights for the fifth year in a row after beating Nottingham Trent University 13-8 in the 2016 Varsity Series. Having first begun in 2003, the Series is the most hotly anticipated sporting event every year, and 2016 did not disappoint. With more sell-out crowds, international stadiums, …

Jumpstart your summer at the GO TRI Aquathlon!

By Sebastian Chmielinski The Triathlon Club are back with their third Go TRI event of the year, this time an Aquathlon! Suitable for any level of fitness and enthusiasm, the course will consist of a 200m swim followed by a 3km run around University Park campus. The event is specifically designed for first timers, and …

BDLA Student Sports Leader of the Year nomination – Emily Watts

Leadership is one of the key elements that creates a successful sports team. British Colleges University Sports (BUCS) in partnership with Deloitte established the BDLA (BUCS Deloitte Leadership Academy) in 2013, in order to inspire and develop those essential leadership skills of students involved in sport at university. Since its launch three years ago, over 650 students have been through the academy, …

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 …

British Sports Brand PlayerLayer appointed as Official Supplier to University of Nottingham Sport

University of Nottingham Sport have appointed Nottingham-based sports brand PlayerLayer as their new kit supplier. The new teamwear and leisure ranges will be worn by students and staff from the beginning of the 2016 academic year.

Nottingham is England’s Home of Sport

Last week Nottingham was announced as England’s official Home of Sport. The announcement came on the back of a national campaign run by the tourism board VisitEngland, and saw Nottingham beat the likes of Yorkshire, London and Manchester to the title. The decision was made on the back of an open national vote, and Nottingham secured …

Introducing Welfare in Sport

Students’ Union officers James Bramley (Sports) and Sarah Pickup (Welfare and Equal Opportunities) provide an introduction to the Welfare in Sport initiative: Last year we launched Welfare in Sport at The University of Nottingham. The overall aim of the project is to: help raise awareness of mental health issues within members of sports clubs, remove …

Yolanda King

In our run up to Summer Open Day’s 2015 University of Nottingham (UoN) Sport athletes have compiled a number of blog posts from students who have been a part of UoN Sport. Below is a post from Sports Scholar and incoming Table Tennis President Yolanda King who will be returning from Geneva after taking part …