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Alex Whitcomb

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

Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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

Photo: jo_sal77 @Flickr

Manchester: The home of British sport

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

Photo: davideowen @Flickr

Manchester win the Two Cities Challenge: As it happened

Final Score: 22-14

Photo: lefty1007 @Flickr

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

Photo: Mark Ferriss - All Sports Photograhpy

UoM trounce MMU in American football varsity

The University of Manchester’s Tyrants have not lost a game all season, and are now looking towards promotion in their BUCS division

Photo: Graham Holliday@flickr

The BBC’s Olympics deal & the changing face of sports broadcasting

Innovative approaches to TV rights are keeping major events on free-to-air TV

Photo: University of Manchester American Football

Varsity 2016: American Football Preview

The undefeated UoM Tyrants take on MMU Eagles this Sunday at Burnage Rugby Club

Great Britain's Laura Trott (left) in action at Revolution Photo: Alex Whitcomb

Revolution 2015/16: Team WIGGINS dominate round 5 and take the Elite Series Title

Great Britain’s Jonathan Dibben won two out of the four races to guide the British team, WIGGINS, to a maiden Revolution victory

Photos (L-R): Jaguar MENA @Flickr, Wikimedia Commons, Walter Jabsco @Flickr, UN Women @Flickr,

2015: Our Sporting Highlights

With 2015 drawing to a close, the Mancunion SPORT team have come together to discuss our favourite moments of this calendar year!

Photo: Airwolfhound@flickr

Not giving a toss? Cricket’s pitch problems

The problems caused by cricket pitches have led to changes to a traditional element of the game