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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Preview: the Winter Olympics

After four years, the Winter Olympics is back. Sports editor previews the games, including the political context; sports to watch, and British medal prospects.

Was Rio 2016 really worth it?

In our second piece on the Olympics, Andrew Williams takes a look at the Games and considers whether they are really worth it after all.

Rio 2016 brings Team GB’s finest hour

Sports editor Andrew Sinclair reviews Team GB's performance in Rio and the success of the Games as a whole.

GB’s Quiet Grafters set for moment in the sun

Sarah Loch takes a look at the surprise stars of team GB, whose success shouldn’t come as a surprise at all.

Honorary graduate becomes most successful female British Olympian

Katherine Grainger took silver in the double sculls yesterday to become the most decorated woman in British Olympic history.

St Andrews alumna comes up short in Rio

Former St Andrews student Charlotte Taylor came agonisingly close to contention in Rio but just missed out on the rowing semi-finals.

Hopefully the Olympics can bring joy to unhappy Brazil

It will in all likelihood be the sporting highlight of the summer. In August, over 10,000 athletes from over 200 nations will descend on...

Sochi 2014 – What was it like?

Former features editor of The Saint Nina Zietman gives her insight into life at the Sochi 2014 games.

Sochi 2014: A contested games

Miro Ralston gives his views on the controversy surrounding the upcoming Winter Games in Sochi

One week till lift off: World University Winter Games

Richard Browne, on behalf of BUCS, updates us on the WUGS