• Can the Green and Gold win Varsity for the eighth consecutive year?

    This year’s Varsity kicks off with Super Wednesday at the Lee Westwood Sports Centre on 20th March. Since the inception of the ‘Super’ events in 2016, we have won every single one, home and away. So what will this year’s instalment on Trent’s turf hold? This first event of...
  • Golden BUCS Nationals for University of Nottingham Sport

    Eight of the University of Nottingham’s Sports teams travelled to Sheffield last weekend with the hopes of returning home as winners. The eight sports contested over the weekend included; Indoor Athletics, Long Course Swimming, Fencing, Karate, Judo, Climbing, Rifle and Badminton. The BUCS Nationals event invites the elite sport...
  • UoN Athletics take spoils on Varsity debut

    UoN Athletics enjoyed a near perfect afternoon on their first appearance as a Varsity sport on Saturday, dominating proceedings as the Green and Gold reinforced their advantage in the first set of ‘Super Wednesday’ sports. 10 victories over the 11 track races were just reward for a great effort...
  • Beijing 2015: World Championships Review

    Seven years on from the legendary Beijing Olympic Games, the landscape of world athletics is now very different. The 2015 IAAF World Athletics Championships faced drama before any athletes had even thrown, jumped or run. The use of illegal performance enhancement measures in the sport dominated the headlines, with...
  • A Lesson in Equality: What Sport Can Learn from Athletics

    Equality is very much a hot topic in today’s society, highlighted daily by the media. Whether it’s homophobia, racism or sexism, the modern world is generally conscious of these pressing matters. Global sport has the platform to tackle these deep-seated cultural issues but predominantly fails to impact the sports-fandom....
  • Impact’s Sporting Guide to Summer 2014

    Picture the scene: it’s early June and the dust is settling on another exam period. In between hangovers, university friends are starting to say their goodbyes for the summer before leaving Nottingham until September. Without the endless reading lists, looming deadlines and 9am lectures to punctuate the day-to-day, how...