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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

Tens of thousands of volunteers contributed to the success of the London 2012 Olympics (Photo: Panasonic UK)

‘I made the Games’: a volunteer’s account of the London Olympics

Games Maker Ally Mitchell shares her experiences of the London Games

The everyday chore of ironing - halfway up a mountain (Photo: b1ue5ky@flickr)

Bizarre Sports #4 – Extreme Ironing

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

Squash is competing for a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Club Profile: Squash

The Mancunion speaks to committee member Jack Carnill about the University of Manchester Squash Club

Stefania demonstrating her pole fitness skills. Photo: Morgan Hammond

Club Profile: Pole Fitness

The Mancunion speaks to Stefania Chaplin, member of the University’s Pole Fitness Club

Photo: Anonymous @ Flickr

Sports Quiz

Answers in the paper on Monday. Put your sporting knowledge to the test.

Peyton Manning

NFL: A tale of two Mannings

Ben Weich explores the careers of two modern day NFL greats

A strong tackle during the Varsity tie between UoM and MMU. Photo: Lisa Murgatroyd

University of Manchester women storm to Varsity victory

UoM defeat Manchester Metropolitan University 39-7 in clash at Heywood Road