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University of Nottingham Inaugural Cricket Festival

After the rain-induced cancellation earlier in the summer, it was with relief that 21st August dawned bright and sunny, ready for the Inaugural University 8v8 Cricket Festival. The teams arrived from all areas of the University: Sutton Bonington Tigers, Business School Blockers, East Midlands Conference Centre and Humanities. The players were equally diverse: male and …

University of Nottingham Staff show off their skills at Annual Staff Sports Events

University of Nottingham Sport offers a wide range of opportunities for members of staff to keep fit, have fun and meet new people. Staff can join staff sports clubs or participate in our annual events. Catch up with what happened at our staff sports day and staff golf day below: Staff Sports Day On Wednesday …

University of Nottingham Sport’s Unsung Hero Lynn Turton recognised at BUCS Awards

Lynn Turton, the BUCS and Clubs coordinator for University of Nottingham was recognised this evening at the BUCS Awards for her outstanding contribution to University and College Sport. She made the final three and was shortlisted for the Unsung Hero award which recognises excellence and commitment to supporting student sport above any beyond the call …

Student Volunteer Aymun Khan Wins National award at BUCS Awards 2019

BUCS Student Volunteer of the Year – Aymun Khan University of Nottingham student, Aymun Khan, has received a national award for his contribution to volunteering at the BUCS Awards 2019 in Bristol. Aymun, who is in his final year truly is Mr Disability Sport, In the last year alone – his busiest for academic commitments …

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 …

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 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 …

BUCS Big Wednesday | Men’s Tennis hit the target in BUCS Trophy shootout

After a highly successful league campaign, University of Nottingham Men’s 2nd Team aimed to extend their fourteen-match unbeaten run for the 2018/19 BUCS Sport Season and with it, capture the Men’s Trophy title! On their home courts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, the #GreenandGold faced the University of Bath’s 2nd Team who had also experienced …

BUCS Big Wednesday: Women’s Basketball leave with a silver medal in the BUCS Trophy

In one of the first matches of the day at the David Ross Sports Village, UoN Women’s Basketball faced up in the early morning fixture against Bournemouth University in the Women’s Trophy. University of Nottingham Sport Women’s Basketball Lineup Aleijah Mona Tomlinson Fancis Musson Danielle Schafer Carlotta de Mergelina Alonso Veera Khanolkar Rachel Byrne (C) Deborah …