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The bookies infamous ad-campaign.
Photo: @standardnews

Bets over Blade-Runner's bullets

The opportunist bookmakers Paddy Power caused outrage last week by taking bets on the outcome of the Oscar Pistorius murder trial. For them ...

Alan Pardew has become a cult figure since his infamous headbut, but how would he fair overall
Photo: @gallowgateshots

Managerial Hunger Games

It’s finally time to organize this. Which manager is really the best, and by best, I obviously mean the hardest. We will only ...

The Gb women's water-polo squad, who have had their funding cut just one year before the Rio Olympics.

Olympic dreams dashed for University alumni

Three University alumni have seemingly had their Olympic dreams dashed, as the women’s water-polo team they hoped to represent in Rio had ...

The bookies infamous ad-campaign.
Photo: @standardnews

Bets over Blade-Runner's bullets

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 1
Alan Pardew has become a cult figure since his infamous headbut, but how would he fair overall
Photo: @gallowgateshots

Managerial Hunger Games

Posted on Mar 10, 2014 2
The Gb women's water-polo squad, who have had their funding cut just one year before the Rio Olympics.

Olympic dreams dashed for University alumni

Posted on Feb 17, 2014 3
Alan Pardew has become a cult figure since his infamous headbut, but how would he fair overall
Photo: @gallowgateshots

Managerial Hunger Games

Andrew Georgeson runs through the hardest football managers

The bookies infamous ad-campaign.
Photo: @standardnews

Bets over Blade-Runner’s bullets

Bookies Paddy Power cause online outrage after advertising bets for Oscar Pistorius’s trial outcome

The Standing section being trailed at Bristol City (Bird optional) Photo: @safestandingRS

Should we allow a return to standing in English football stadia?

YES- Thomas Turner I’m going to start this with a little game of Andrew Georgeson bingo. Get the full house, and the Mancunion Sport  will…

The Gb women's water-polo squad, who have had their funding cut just one year before the Rio Olympics.

Olympic dreams dashed for University alumni

UK Sport withdraw funding for women’s water-polo, jeapordising trio’s Rio hopes

@SportsWN

Khan he do it?

Amir Khan has been voted fans’ favourite in an official online poll on who Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent will be

The stadium disaster that cost two lives. Credit: @futebolnoponto

2014: A year of sporting disasters waiting to happen

Andrew Georgeson looks at the year ahead for sport

The victorious UoM Water Polo squad   Photo: authors' photo

Water Polo: Making a splash

Manchester defeat Sheffield Hallam 17-7 in a convincing attacking display

Man Met's game winning interception  Photo: Joana Kembryté.

Eagles soar to varsity victory

MMU Claim the American Football Varsity in a dramatic 12-6 win

Manchester's Jerome McIntosh in action

Manchester athletes leading the way

Students excel at North of England athletics championships in Sheffield

The panel from last week's meeting  Photo: @ExecTeam_Tabz

‘Equality isn’t competing with men; it’s collaborating with them’

Sport Editor Tom Dowler reviews UMSU’s ‘Women in Sport’ event, addressing the challenges facing women’s sport

Pick a side  Photo: @KCMANC

Scarved for life

Sport Editor Thomas Turner laments the rise of the ‘half-and-half scarf’

World-beaters: Award winning writer Graham Hunter (left) and Spanish world and European cup winner Iniesta

Interview: Graham Hunter

“I moved to Spain in 2002. I couldn’t speak the language, I didn’t have a job. Barcelona were rubbish”, explains Graham Hunter in a bustling…