The Mancunion

Britain's biggest student newspaper

Alex Whitcomb

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Rugby Roundup: Club rugby returns

After starting the competition late due to the World Cup, English rugby clubs are making an impact at home and in Europe

Jason Kenny of Team GB. Photo Credit: Marc (Flickr)

British Cycling: Manchester’s medal factory running low on gold

With the Rio Olympics just around the corner, Britain’s period of cycling dominance looks set to be over

Banned Russian Athlete Yuliya Zaripova Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Russian doping must be a wakeup call for professional sport

Alex Whitcomb looks into the potential consequences of the largest doping scandal in history

Stannard & Blythe Credit: Alex Whitcomb

Revolution 2015

Wiggins and Doull were on top form in the cycling competition, but Tennant and Keisse win the day

Photo: Chrsic @Flickr

‘Wiggo’ returns to Manchester for Revolution Elite Series

Alex Whitcomb previews the first round of the Revolution Track Series

MTN-Quebeka. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

MTN-Qhubeka: The first African Tour de France Team

To celebrate Black History Month, Alex Whitcomb explores the African new arrivals in cycling—MTN-Qhubeka

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Rugby Union Varsity 2015

The Mancunion liveblogs the rugby varsity matches. The University of Manchester men’s team plays Sheffield, whilst the women’s rugby team plays Didsbury Ladies.

Credit: Michael Holdsworth @Flickr

Super Saturday: City set for cross-code clash

Alex Whitcomb reminds us that the Rugby World Cup is not the only big rugby tournament right now