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Nottingham Games 2021 | UoN Futsal up for the challenge after a long layoff from the sport

Since 2004, each year the University of Nottingham competes against Nottingham Trent University in the Varsity series. Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, this year both universities were unable to deliver a traditional Varsity series in Term 2. Instead, following the phased return to sport in Term 3, a day of competition with 16 fixtures …

Nottingham Games 2021 | UoN Men’s Lacrosse are rising to the challenge on-and-off the field

Since 2004, each year the University of Nottingham competes against Nottingham Trent University in the Varsity series. Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic, this year both universities were unable to deliver a traditional Varsity series in Term 2. Instead, following the phased return to sport in Term 3, a day of competition with 16 fixtures …

An Open Letter to Gym… It’s been a while

Dear Gym, Or do you prefer Gymmy? Gymothy?! Anyway, it’s been a while. Months have passed since I’ve seen you properly. Internally, you’ve been idle while the world outside hasn’t moved much faster. I know the lockdown has been lonely for you when you’re used to hosting so many guests all the time. But things …

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BUCS Nationals 2020 | Sunday Roundup | The curtain falls on another memorable Championships!

The 2020 BUCS Nationals championships will be remembered not just the medals won but the magical memories that our athletes earnt. When the curtain fell on the 2020 Championships in the Sheffield, University of Nottingham  were leaving with 17 medals, including 7 golds and with a number of National titles. Over the last three days, …

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BUCS Nationals 2020 | Super Saturday Round-up

All hopes of a peaceful overnight stay in Sheffield for our 145 athletes were dashed, as Sheffield felt the full force of Storm Dennis. Despite the turbulent weather outside, the mood in the camp at breakfast was serene – focussed on the day of competition ahead. Super Saturday, as it has become affectionately known, is …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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