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St. Andrew's Day fixtures are still played against the same 118-yard wall today, in the shadow of Eton College. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Bizarre Sports #7 – The Eton Wall Game

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week: The Eton Wall Game

Bradley Wiggins was one of the many stars in a memorable year for British sport Photo: surreynews @Flickr

Sports Personality of the Year 2012 – Why it has to be Wiggins

Wiggins’ Tour de France victory sets him apart, argues Finlay Donaldson

UoM triumph in thrilling ice-hockey varsity

UoM 8 – 7 MMU

André Villas-Boas

André Villas-Boas comes good for Spurs

Ben Weich explores André Villas-Boas’s start as Tottenham manager


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