Monday, July 24, 2017
Former editor of The Saint Richard Browne reports on Russia's capability as a host for major sporting events.
The Sports Centre has re-opened following the completion of the first phase of their extensive redevelopment programme.
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...
Andrew Williams pays a fitting tribute to two time Olympic medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill, who recently retired from athletics.
Alumnus David Thompson to run Dubai marathon in support of paralysed friend
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...
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...
In association with CAPOD, Saints Sport are set to launch a weekly five kilometre running programme around University Park. Whilst only one run is scheduled at the moment, event organiser Claire Scott hopes it will become a regular fixture on the St Andrews calendar. Booking for the run, which is open to students, staff and the wider community, has already opened, with...

Will Glasgow flourish?

Andrew McQuillan asks whether Glasgow will successfully host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
With marathon times continually improving and our frames of reference perpetually moving, Jack Rennison considers whether a two-hour marathon is really possible.