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Britain's biggest student newspaper

Alex Whitcomb

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SPOTY: Rio 2016 athletes dominate shortlist

14 of the 16 nominees for the BBC award competed at this year’s Olympic or Paralympic games

Photo: Joseph Laithwaite

Revolution Champions League opens in Manchester

The National Cycling Centre saw Revolution premiere their newly upgraded format

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Video refereeing in football is long overdue

Football will join cricket and rugby in using video replays in decisions in 2018

Elia Viviani of Team Sky, Photo: chrsjc@flickr

Preview: Revolution Champions League

After 13 seasons in Manchester, Revolution cycling is back for a revamped series this Friday and Saturday

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Inquiry adds to Olympic Stadium woes

Fan violence and spiralling conversion costs have drawn widespread criticism

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Manchester lose Varsity: as it happened

FT: UoM 5 MMU 10

Sir Bradley Wiggins racing in 2012. Photo: Laurie Beyler @Flickr

What are TUEs?

Alex Whitcomb explains what Therapeutic Use Exemptions are and why recent leaks of athletes’ TUE use have caused so many problems

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New EFL Trophy hit by #BTeamBoycott

As the tournament enters its second round next week, the League will hope for fewer empty seats and fan protests

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Manchester: The home of British sport

Freshers and returning students are now living in a city with unparalleled sporting credentials

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Manchester win the Two Cities Challenge: As it happened

Final Score: 22-14

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Underdogs of 2016 show sport continues to thrill

Leicester City’s remarkable season and Danny Willett’s last gasp win at the Masters show that anything is possible


South Africa throw a spanner into the works of England’s World T20 preparation

England Men can remain strong contenders for the tournament while England Women won their series in South Africa 2-1