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Football’s Phenomenal Cycle for Charlie

Sport Editor Charlotte Cohen writes about the recent Saints Football team's cycle from St Andrews to Manchester in aid of Bloodwise UK and in support of fellow team mate Charlie Andrews.

A step(over) in the right direction

Sport Editor Charlotte Cohen discusses this year's Women's World Cup and the positive impact it has had on the women's game.

Have we gone too far with VAR?

Have we gone too far with VAR? Charlotte Cohen discusses Scotland's recent draw with Argentina in the Women's World Cup and the impact VAR had on the result.

Preview: Cricket World Cup 2019

There is surely nothing more quintessentially English than a spot of cricket on a warm summer’s day. For all its quirky oddities and perceived flaws, it is a sport that has been an integral part of any summer in these isles for centuries, arguably as far back as 1611, when two Sussex gentlemen faced the wrath of the law...

Champions League, Quarter-finals review

Football’s most exciting competition resumed a couple of weeks ago and the exhilarating entertainment it has already provided in the group stages and round of sixteen continued. Barcelona 4 – 0 Manchester United Barcelona’s first-leg performance was reminiscent of last year’s round of sixteen performance against another English side in Antonio Conte’s Chelsea. Cagey, not at their best and a few...

An ode to sport in St Andrews

As one chapter of your life draws to a close, you gradually begin to reminisce about what’s gone before. The good and the bad, the missed opportunities and the times you’ll never forget. That may be a tad melodramatic, but the fact that this is the final issue of The Saint I’ll have the opportunity to write for during my...

Which football team should you support in St Andrews?

It may not have the glitz and glamour of the Premier League or the box office of American sports but Scottish football does have much to celebrate. It’s a game of fierce competition, cult heroes, historic clubs and great entertainment. In your time in St Andrews, try and find one Saturday where you can enjoy the cultural experience of...

Typhoons avenge 2018 defeat with confident win over Edinburgh

The Jonny Wookey Memorial Game is an event really like no other in the St Andrean sporting calendar. Over a few short years it has enjoyed an unparalleled rise from a niche occasion populated largely by a combination of Ice Hockey diehards and friends of players, to a firm fixture up there with the likes of the Rugby Varsity...

Grief and mourning in football: have we gone too far?

A football game can be an unusual place for dealing with grief. But for 90 minutes, in the confines of those stadium walls, you can forget about what’s happening in the real world. 90 minutes where nothing matters but football. But even before those 90 minutes begin, players and fans alike observe a minute of silence, or applause, for...

Success for the Boat Club south of the border

Whilst many of us holidayed, or potentially revised during our spring break, this year the London Head of the River Race took place. This is one of the biggest head races in the country. It saw many rowing clubs take part from places as far away as China. Unfortunately, the Women’s race was cancelled due to poor weather conditions,...