Universities have faced massive funding cuts to UK sports initiatives over the past four years. Many universities have faced funding cuts throughout the year with the government’s aim focusing more on participation as oppose to competition. Table tennis is an example of a sport which is facing funding problems at Solent University with the team struggling in the BUCS Western 1A league this year due the absence … Continue reading Funding cuts affecting university sport
I’m not a big fan of sports. Football? No thank you. Tennis? Have you seen my hand-eye coordination? Gymnastics? You’ve got to be kidding. In all honesty, I am at heart quite a lazy person. So how on earth did I end up getting into a sport as resilient, challenging and scary as rock climbing? I’ve been climbing on and off for seven years now, … Continue reading Sport: Why do I climb?
After the spectacle that was Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko back in April, fans were treated to another big match bout in Anthony Joshua vs Carlos Takam. Coming into the fight both boxer’s records were far from embarrassing, with Joshua sitting on a nice 19-0 100 KO win record and Takam’s is not too shabby either with a 35-3 win-to-loss ratio. However, it will come … Continue reading The Boxing World – A Round-Up