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The Kitchen is Closed after England’s Rock Retires

If one were to say that opening the batting was the hardest job in cricket, there would be few who would disagree. An opener has to face the ball at its most volatile, the pitch at its spiciest, and the bowling at its most aggressive. There is every chance that a ball will come down that is simply unplayable,...

Thomas’ tour heist

As the Welshman dropped the mic in the way more akin to a singer at Wembley than a cyclist, the joy was plain for all to see on Geraint Thomas' beaming face. Coming into the race as a support rider to the usually irrepressible Chris Froome, who was in pursuit of his fifth Tour de France title in the...

Preview: The 147th Open Championship

The oldest tournament in golf and the third major of the year returns to Scotland and Carnoustie golf links this week. This will mark the 147th playing of The Open Championship, the only one of golf’s majors to be played outside the United States. Carnoustie is famous for having the most gruelling climax of any course on The Open’s rotation;...

Wimbledon 2018 Preview, Predictions

There is arguably no tennis tournament as iconic as Wimbledon. Whether it is the grass courts, the all-white outfits, or the general feeling of privilege that accompanies the tournament. In Britain the tournament holds even greater meaning as the British grand slam and a scene of continued failure since Virginia Wade’s 70s triumph, right up until Andy Murray ended...

World Cup Last 16 Preview, Predictions

World Cup Last 16 Predictions Saturday, 30th June: France vs Argentina (3pm) – The knockout stages kickoff with surely the tie of the round - a clash between two traditional footballing powerhouses, both of whom however didn’t enjoy the best of group stage showings. France topped Group C but hardly set the world alight in any of their 3 games while...

The unique spectre of the World Cup

The noise is deafening, the atmosphere electric, and the tension palpable. The ball is fired across the box only for a defender’s desperate lunge to intercept. The ball is played back in, a poor touch but it sits up nicely. He steadies himself, clearly aware of the momentous nature of the occasion. ‘This is it’ screams the commentator. He...

Ladies Golf Club successfully complete four rounds of golf in a day for charity

The team of 9 raised over £3,500 for charity as they walked over 35 kilometres over 16 hours.

Saints edged out in bid for promotion

Deputy sports editor Joel McInally reports on the Women's basketball first team as they faced Nottingham Trent in a playoff for promotion.

Fight Night proves to be a knockout

On an evening that will have left both the competitors and spectators dazed the next morning, deputy sports editor Gus Portig reflects on the inaugural Fight Night.

Ladies’ Golf Club to play 648 holes in a day

The event will take place on the 28th of April, with all proceeds going to St Andrews Legacy and Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre.