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Katie Archibald completes hat-trick at the National Track Championships

The Manchester based cyclist took gold in the Individual Pursuit, Scratch race and Points race

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A tale of two teams

The test team took a thumping in the Ashes while the ODI squad won their series in just three matches

Photo: Кирилл Венедиктов @ wikimedia commons

Where will Alexis Sánchez fit in at United?

The Chilean winger has departed Arsenal in a swap deal for Henrikh Mkhitaryan, but how will José Mourinho use him?

Photo: RichardJames1990 @ flickr

Top 10 British Sportswomen of 2017

2017 was a fantastic year for British women in sports

Photo: Yellow Jersey

Manchester student wins nationwide triathlon scholarship

Laura Rose Smith spoke with Head Sports Editor Sam Cooper about her success and hopes to increase the popularity of the sport at UoM.

Photo: Antoine Dellenbach @flickr

Do we care more about transfers than the actual game?

The transfer hype machine has reared its head once more in this winter market.

Picture by Alex Broadway/ - 27/01/17 - Cycling - 2017 HSBC UK National Track Championships 2017 - Day One - HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, Manchester, United Kingdom - Katie Archibald of Team WNT competes in the Women's Individual Pursuit Gold Medal Final.

National Track Championships 2018 Preview

The finest British cyclists return to Manchester to compete for the iconic red, white and blue jerseys and you have the chance to win tickets.

Photo: Christine Johnstone @geograph

Sporting events coming up in Manchester

Back in Manchester and need a sport fix? Well look no further


Mohamed El Shorbagy wins five game thriller against his brother to secure first PSA World Championship

Mohamed El Shorbagy and Raheem El Welily were the big winners on Sunday night in the Manchester Central Convention Complex

Photo: Mark Lee @flickr

A day at F.C. United

Sports Editor Sam Cooper met up with the F.C. United Students’ Society to see what life is like at one of the biggest non-league clubs in the country

Photo: Andrius Petrucenia @flickr

Review: Conor McGregor – Notorious

A quality glimpse behind the adrenaline pumped, bloody curtain of the Irish star of the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Photo: President of Russia @kremlin

FIFA World Cup 2018 Group Stage Draw – As it happened

England get Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G.