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What this summer means for the NBA

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When the final buzzer sounded in Game Six of the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, little did Kawhi Leonard know that it was also the birth of a new NBA....

Newcastle University in BUCS top ten

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Newcastle University finished in the top ten of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league table for the 2018/19 season. 1,350 league points and 1,192 individual,...

Life after transplant: the World Transplant Games come to Newcastle-Gateshead

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In just over a week, Newcastle will be host to over 3000 athletes from 60 different countries, all here to compete in the World Transplant Games. The World Transplant Games will...

Premier League Transfer season rated

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With the transfer window coming to close for the Premier League, earlier for the second year in a row, we can finally relax and see who our favourite, or least favourite, teams...

The Courier Sport fantasy football league

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In the first article of our new feature, the Courier Sport team set up their very own fantasy football league for the upcoming Premier League season. Here your new sports team...

The Ashes: origins, history, and 2019 expectations

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The Ashes provides one certainty in its entire history; that it’ll always be a nasty, gritty and feisty affair and deserves its place as one of the greatest rivalries in...

Tough Mudder: my experience of pain, tenacity and determination

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‘Tough Mudder’. Two words which, when I signed up to take part in back in September 2018, I didn’t really think too much of. The first word, ‘tough’, whisked up imagery...

What does the 2019 World Cup actually mean for women’s football in England?

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The 2019 World Cup came to a cool finish with the USA retaining the prestigious title of World Champions. After a tight and gritty first half against the Netherlands, a mistake by...

A cracking year of sport: 2018/19 overview

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2018/19 saw yet another successful season for sport at Newcastle. A ninth-place finish with 2541.7 points overall in the BUCS table was Newcastle’s first since the 2015/16...

A year that changed the face of sport: in conversation with AU Officer Maggie Elstob

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Sports Editor Rebecca Johnson talks to outgoing AU Officer Maggie Elstob about varsity, BUCS Nationals and all things sport So, just to start off with, how’s your year as AU...