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Friday, January 18, 2019

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.

Sochi 2014 – What was it like?

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

St Andrean and Olympic runner Andrew Lemoncello talks to The Saint...

It's not often that someone from St Andrews rises to the very top of their sport: Andrew Lemoncello was brought up on Tail End...

Fight for Funding

Far from the glamour and excitement depicted of the Olympics lies the unspoken inner-workings of funding. Women’s volleyball is a magnificent newcomer to the...

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...

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.

London 2012 Day 5: The Gold Rush Begins for GB

Gold at last. James Gray sums up everything you might have missed.

The Olympic torch comes to St Andrews

The Olympic torch finally came to St Andrews during the early hours of Wednesday morning. The torch arrived to Land's End on May 19th...

Whistle-stop Olympics: Goodbye Personal Space

Richard Browne goes to London and gets crushed, patronised and watches men hit each other with sticks.

Rule, Britannia!

Andrew McQuillan just loves the Olympics. Really.