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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


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…

Fuse TV's Callum Millow and Mancunion Sports Editor Tom Dowler with Phil Vickery. Photo: Julian Brown

Mancunion Sport speaks to Phil Vickery

Thomas Dowler meets former England rugby captain Phil Vickery MBE. Competition to win Raging Bull polo shirt inside.

Manchester women convincingly beat Sheffield at the Sugden. Photo: Mancunion Sport

Sheffield ‘foiled’!

Jennifer Schofield’s impressive lunging swipes victory from Sheffield 1sts

Manchester come up short against fellow struggler Leeds Photo: Mancunion Sport

The only way is hoop

Leeds too strong for valiant Manchester in relegation battle at the Armitage Centre