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Events in Manchester this June

Events in Manchester this June

Take a look at all the exciting events happening in Manchester, perfect for celebrating once exam season is finally over!
Triumph for Ingram as UoM swimmers impress in Sheffield

Triumph for Ingram as UoM swimmers impress in Sheffield

The University of Manchester Swimming team travelled to Sheffield to compete in their first post-COVID gala
Table Tennis Club celebrates International Women’s Day

Table Tennis Club celebrates International Women’s Day

Kate MacLachlan talks to UoM’s Table Tennis Club about female representation and diversity in the sport
Racking up those air miles

Racking up those air miles

As part of our Climate Change issue, we take a look at some of the most outrageous distances covered by sports teams when travelling to their games
Sonny Bill Williams: the most expensive man in world rugby

Sonny Bill Williams: the most expensive man in world rugby

Sonny Bill Williams’ recent switch made him the most expensive player in Rugby League history
England stunned by fanatic French in Six Nations opener

England stunned by fanatic French in Six Nations opener

A World Cup hangover was the story in England’s Six Nations opener, as shown by Todd Barran
Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash

Will Stonier reports on the tragic death of NBA icon, Kobe Bryant
Sport in a decade of sustainability

Sport in a decade of sustainability

Harry Deacon contemplates the environmental action being taken by our favourite sports
The best sporting moments of the 2010s

The best sporting moments of the 2010s

The Mancunion’s sport reporters reveal their favourite sporting moments from the past decade
Ballon d’Or 2019: A familiar face and USA’s talisman

Ballon d’Or 2019: A familiar face and USA’s talisman

This year’s Ballon d’Ors went to a two of the biggest names in football, writes Will Stonier
Manchester Sports Awards 2019: The future looks bright

Manchester Sports Awards 2019: The future looks bright

Star runner and Gorton weightlifter were among those celebrated for sporting excellence
Opinion: More must be done to tackle homophobia in sport

Opinion: More must be done to tackle homophobia in sport

With the latest ‘Rainbow Laces Campaign’ on the horizon, more must be done to tackle the problem of homophobia in the world of sport
Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Run Wild member awarded Young Volunteer in the North West

Mancunion contributor, Kate MacLachlan, speaks to Run Wild member, Wilbur Chen, who recently won the Young Volunteer Award North West for his work with the society
New year, new society?

New year, new society?

Ellie Martin rounds up three of the best low cost and low commitment societies to join this semester
Changing Rugby at UoM

Changing Rugby at UoM

Mia Gair sits down with Rugby Development Intern, Lucy Simper, to find out more about her role in changing female rugby participation at the University
Sports initiations: humiliating, degrading, dangerous

Sports initiations: humiliating, degrading, dangerous

Olivia Stringer, in light of the recent death of Newcastle student Ed Farmer, suggests sports initiations are in need of a major overhaul.
University sport – what’s the deal?

University sport – what’s the deal?

Chloe Hatton takes you through the ins and outs of sport and fitness during your time at university – and how you can get involved!
Black History Month: Exploring Manchester’s influential black athletes

Black History Month: Exploring Manchester’s influential black athletes

Harry Deacon takes a look at Manchester’s rich history of black representation in sports
Manchester crowned the UK’s sporting city for 2018

Manchester crowned the UK’s sporting city for 2018

Annual ESPN rankings place the city above London and football-crazy neighbours Liverpool
Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Muscle loss in old age linked to damaged nerves

Researchers find weaker nerve signals are associated with muscle loss but regular exercise delay such effects

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