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Ice Hockey Varsity – Live!

University of Manchester v Manchester Metropolitan University (starts 7.30pm)

Wonga have agreed not to attach their brand to St James' Park as part of a four-year sponsorship deal Photo: armedtoreact@flickr

Controversy as Newcastle agree Wonga sponsorship deal

The club has been criticised for its association with the money-lending company

Lance Armstrong's legacy will be reassessed in the years to come. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

“Lance Armstrong is a disgrace and brings cycling into disrepute”

Tim Manson gives his opinion on one of the most shocking revelations in the history of sport

The University of Manchester table tennis team pose for a photo. Photo: Dong Ming Lau

Opening day victory for Manchester table tennis

UoM 11 – 6 University of Liverpool

Luis Suarez has become a poster boy for racism in modern football. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Change is needed in football’s fight against racism

Sport editor Matthew Barber argues for a change in policy when it comes to racial offences in football

Manchester overturned Bangor's advantage in a dramatic final quarter (Photo courtesy of UoM Basketball Club)

Basketball: Serban inspires magnificent comeback

University of Manchester 57-54 Bangor University

Bog snorkelling

Bizarre Sports #6 – Bog snorkelling

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: bog snorkelling

UoM will be hoping to maintain their form for the rest of the season. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

Perfect start for University of Manchester men

The University of Manchester men’s rugby league first team claim a 32-22 win against MMU Cheshire

The National Football Museum in the Urbis Building, Cathedral Gardens. Photo: Joe Sandler Clarke

National Football Museum: rekindle your love for the beautiful game

Sport Editor Matthew Barber visits Manchester’s latest footballing attraction

A classic example of the 'Estonia-style' lift on display at the 2012 Texas Championships Photo: khybermail@flickr

Bizarre Sports #5 – Wife Carrying

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: wife carrying

Manchester Metros combine players from all the Manchester universities Photo: Martin Klefas-Stennett

Manchester prepare for inaugural ice hockey Varsity

Ice hockey fixture a first for the Manchester universities

Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher – an F1 legend

As Michael Schumacher retires, Tim Manson looks into the career of a true great