Sport Comment

Football Doesn’t Wait

Frank de Boer becomes latest victim of the cruel short-termism of modern football, writes Adam Philpott

British and Irish Lions surprisingly easy to tame

Three games into the Lions tour and Stuart Barnes’ commentary is still yet to rise above the level of mediocrity,…

University would not be the same without sport

My first year at York has had many dimensions and highlights, but none more so than the impact of sport.…

Mediocre Murray missing his mojo

Despite battling shingles, an elbow injury and various other illnesses, Andy Murray decided to take part in the French Open…

Top 35 in BUCS is a pipedream for York Sport

With York finishing the year in 46th place with 850.5 points and a win rate of 42 per cent. It…

Lancastrians upset with scoring at dance events

Clean sweeps at the cheerleading and dance for the host University have been met with accusations of judging bias

Roses is our Olympics so where is the athletics?

York has the athletes and the facilities, so why do we not have a dedicated athletics event at Europe’s biggest varsity?

Nicola Adams set for her first professional fight

  Prior to the 2012 Olympic Games, boxing promoter Frank Warren said that he was “not a fan” of women’s boxing.…

Crouch down to him

Adam Philpott asks why Peter Crouch is not a celebrated treasure as the Stoke City striker reaches his century of Premier League goals

Georgia clambering for a place among elite

There are increasing calls for the Six Nations to admit Georgia. James Voyle thinks it should happen for the good of the sport

Springbok legend passes away

Joost van der Westhuizen had 89 caps for South Africa and was a part of the 1995 World Cup winning team

Paying for Payet

  Last week witnessed the beginning of Dimitri Payet’s boycott of West Ham United.   Since starting at West Ham…