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BUCS Nationals 2022 – Super Sunday Round-up

BUCS Nationals 2022 – Sunday Round-up Sunday brought a close to the 2022 BUCS National Championship and with it a chance to reflect on some fantastic student sporting stories and achievements. Despite being an individual competition, over the past 3 days University of Nottingham student-athletes across Athletics, Badminton, Swimming, Fencing and Climbing have come together …

BUCS Nationals 2022 – Super Saturday Round-up

It was a stormy Friday night in Sheffield as the City bore the brunt of Storm Eugine, yet as students and staff emerged from the athlete hotel for ‘Super Saturday’ there was calm and optimism in the air (rather than wheelie bins and trampolines!). Super Saturday, as it has become affectionately known, is characterised by …

BUCS Nationals 2022 – Friday Round-up

It is precisely 731 days since the curtain fell on BUCS Nationals in February 2020, marking the end of one of the most successful individual championships in the University of Nottingham’s esteemed sporting history. With 16 medals, including 7 Gold, the event was to be remembered not just as a huge success, but also as …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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