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Chris Trew crowns an Air Sex Champion. Photo: Air Sex World Championships

Bizarre Sports #2 – Air Sex

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week – Air Sex.

Nicolas Colsaerts (left) is the sole Ryder Cup debutant in an experienced European team (Photo: Keith Allinson)

Experienced Europe all set for Medinah

Olazabal’s men prepare for their Ryder Cup defence

Football Handshakes

FA should change their stance on handshakes

The pre-match handshake ritual does not equate to sportsmanship, argues Jack Mollart-Solity.


Club Profile: Korfball

The Mancunion speaks to Korfball veteran Alex O’Shea.

The re-development of Old Trafford was once again an unwelcome distraction for Lancashire (Photo:

Relegation confirmed for sorry Lancashire

Middlesex defeat caps painful demise for Chapple’s men

Salford City Stadium

Salford City Reds end the season with an apology

A stadium share, rumoured financial troubles and poor attendance figures left the club struggling.

Chess boxing In Action. Photo: saschapohflepp @Flickr

Bizarre Sports #1

We put the Olympics to shame by bringing to light some truly obscure sports. This week – Chess boxing.

The US Open has been the highlight of a memorable year for Andy Murray. Photo: Carine06 @flickr

Murray seals landmark triumph

Scot becomes first British Grand Slam winner in 76 years

Roberto Mancini's Manchester City side will be looking to retain the Premier League title. Photo: Wikipedia Commons

Welcome to Manchester

Ciaran Milner takes you on a tour of the best of Manchester’s sport

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Salford prove too strong for battling Manchester

University of Salford – 28
University of Manchester – 14

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Where are they now? – Hamilton Ricard

Taking a look at what our favourite athletes of the past are doing now…

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Mixed fortunes as Metros’ finish biggest season yet

Manchester Metros, the ice hockey team for Manchester’s Universities, have ended their most successful season ever by winning the British Universities Ice Hockey Association Division…