Sunday, February 26, 2017
Alumnus David Thompson to run Dubai marathon in support of paralysed friend
After doing some fantastic work the St Andrews University Triathlon Club has received much deserved recognition from Scottish Sport
Training for long distance running is a minefield. In most cases, the chances of an injury are as high as 80 per cent. Sports like golf and tennis involve having a coach to instruct proper technique. Running shouldn’t be different. We can all run, but not correctly. Technique improves with practice but often that plateaus and can sometimes deteriorate. Shin...

Will Glasgow flourish?

Andrew McQuillan asks whether Glasgow will successfully host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
The Saint visits the Sports Centre’s new gym facilities
For the second year in a row, St Andrews welcomed a record number of students back to the Bubble for its most successful pre-season in just its 6th year of existence. Pre-season at St Andrews is fast becoming a period of transition for the town, as slowly but surely tour­ists, armed with cameras, socks and sandals, are replaced by blue-clad...
Former editor of The Saint Richard Browne reports on Russia's capability as a host for major sporting events.
Joe Ives gives his post-marathon rundown
On 3rd September the sports centre opened for preseason training. It is the 5th year that the Atheltic Union has run this week, and 2012’s success has been unbridled, with over 520 students from 23 sports choosing to come back early to ensure that they are in ideal shape to take on the upcoming university sports season. Usually, if as...
In a weekend packed with sport, James Gray highlights the Olympic trials for London 2012. Royal Ascot, the rugby Tests in the southern hemisphere, Australia playing Ireland in the cricket, oh and the Euro quarter finals...there is so much sport this weekend, I could hardly blame you for missing the fact that this weekend sees the United Kingdom's leading athletes...