• ‘It’s Rude Not To Stare’: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

    Lauren Bryant Just a few weeks after the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, with the buzz of the Games still very much alive, the Paralympics are officially underway. Over 12 days, around 4,400 athletes will compete across 22 sports, with more than 530 medals up for grabs. The excitement is, however,...
  • Preview: UoN Alumni Katie Snowden On Representing Team GB In Tokyo

    The Olympic Games are the pinnacle of many athletes’ careers, and for 1500m runner Katie Snowden, that is no different. Josh Collins caught up with Katie to speak to her about her preparation, as well as how her time in Nottingham has helped shape her athletic career so far....
  • UoN Scholar, Tin-Tin Ho, Reveals Olympic Dream

    Matthew Gaskins Every month we profile a different UoN sports scholar. This week, Tin-Tin Ho marks our first interview in the series, detailing her table-tennis beginnings, Tokyo 2020 dream, and how she manages to juggle a medicine degree alongside international table-tennis. Tin-Tin Ho has always been surrounded by table-tennis...
  • Impact’s Sporting Moments Of 2020

    Rachel Roberts and Maya Israel In this article, Head of Sport, Maya Israel, and Sports Editor, Rachel Roberts, discuss the year in sport and their personal highlights. Rachel: When sporting events began to be cancelled back in the Spring, the significance of COVID-19 really hit me, it was a...
  • Elise Christie: Poor luck or poor judgement?

    Elise Christie’s PyeongChang dreams ended in disaster yet again after being disqualified from the 1,000m short track heat. Her heartbreak four years ago in Sochi, after being disqualified from all three events she took part in, was cruelly followed up with two unfortunate falls in the 500m final and...
  • Team GB heroes parade across UK while legend Ennis-Hill retires

    After an overwhelmingly successful Olympics and Paralympic games in Brazil this summer, Team GB’s athletes celebrated in with victory parades in Manchester and London. In Manchester, 150,000 people braved the wet weather to line the route wearing gold hats and waving the union jack. 400 athletes gathered at the...
  • Thank Goodness for Team GB

    Team GB’s unprecedented success at the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro came as a welcome relief, after what has been a summer of turbulence at best. In four pulsating weeks of sport, our inspirational athletes performed at the highest possible level, which saw Britain punch...