The Mancunion

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Daily Archives: 19th September 2012

Soapbox Issue 02

Soapbox Issue 2.

Ricky Hatton

Sport news in brief

A quick roundup of some of the spoting stories from the week.

Handball was one of the most popular team sports at the 2012 Olympics (Photo: Peter Bonnett)

Club Profile: Handball

Tom Acey spoke to second year student Mark Bury about his involvement in University of Manchester handball

Eleven-time Paralympic gold medal winner Sarah Storey. Photo: DancesWithLight @Flickr

Manchester Athletes Set For Triumphant Return

130 Team GB athletes invited to parade through Albert Square

University of Manchester is bidding for £23m from the European Regional Development Fund to help in the creation of a National Graphene Institute based in the city. Photo: Jennifer Ho

Manchester bidding for £23 million to help fund graphene centre

The University of Manchester is bidding for £23 million to help fund the development of a graphene hub

The Athletics and Cross Country Club is sure to prove popular this year in the wake of the Olympics  Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Club Profile: Athletics and Cross Country

The Mancunion speaks to former athletics captain Tom Mosley

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton to swap chassis’ in 2013?

Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren career may be over with a move to Mercedes likely.

Tiernan Locke

British cycling success continues on home soil

The Tour of Britain has yielded yet more success for British cycling.

Chris Trew crowns an Air Sex Champion. Photo: Air Sex World Championships

Bizarre Sports #2 – Air Sex

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week – Air Sex.

Nicolas Colsaerts (left) is the sole Ryder Cup debutant in an experienced European team (Photo: Keith Allinson)

Experienced Europe all set for Medinah

Olazabal’s men prepare for their Ryder Cup defence

An oyster farm like this is believed to be the source of feral oysters in Lough Foyle. Photo: N_Quah @ Flickr

Pacific Oyster invasion threatens Irish ecology

Feral Pacific oysters on the Irish coast are now threatening the local ecology, according to a new study.

Photo: The University of Manchester

UK university donations to reach £2 billion by 2022

Charitable donations could play a more major role in UK university funding if trends continue