Category: Sport

Sporting victories and other events.

Nico Rosberg Retirement: The Race for Formula 1’s Most Treasured Seat

By Ben Wheatley So as if 2016 couldn’t throw any more curve balls our way, Nico Rosberg has announced today (December 2nd) that he is to retire from Formula 1 immediately, just 5 days after claiming his maiden world championship. This however isn’t the first time a reigning world champion has called it a day, …

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02 December 2016
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Badminton: The Adcock’s have been knocked out of Rio Olympics 2016

Britian’s mixed doubles pair, husband and wife Chris and Gabby Adcock have been knocked out after losing to the Polish— Robert Mateusiak and Nadieza Zieba on Saturday 13th August. The Brits got off to a good start winning the first game 21-18 against the Polish pair—. However unfortunately lost a tiring long second game 25-27 …

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15 August 2016
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Birmingham City 2016/17 Season Preview

Birmingham City begin their sixth successive season in the Championship when they officially kick off at home to Cardiff on Saturday with high hopes and a renewed confidence around the club that there is light at the end of the tunnel – both on and off the pitch, after years of uncertainty following Blues’ fallout from …

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04 August 2016
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Tickets on-sale for the 107th YONEX All England Badminton Championships 2017

By Renu Chopra Tickets are now on sale for next year’s YONEX All England’s Open Badminton Championships which will see the return of world class players take to the courts at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena next March. For those who have not been before, whether you are a badminton fan or not it does not matter—it …

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28 July 2016
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Golovkin to Make UK Debut Against Brook

After strenuous negotiations with Chris Eubank Jr. (23-1, 18 KOs), it was announced on July 8, 2016, that unified Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin (35-0, 32 KOs) will defend against IBF Welterweight Champion Kell Brook (36-0, 25 KOs). The fight will take place on September 10, at The O2 Arena in London, England. The fight will …

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11 July 2016
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Euro 2016 – England 1-2 Iceland: Where Do England Go From Here?

England fell to their lowest ebb at a major tournament on Monday night with a 2-1 loss to Iceland which saw the Three Lions exit the European Championships in the last 16 stage, a defeat considered as the most humiliating result in the nation’s history. Given the opposition at hand, a country bearing little over 300,000 …

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01 July 2016
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Tesche Signs for Birmingham City – Why Fans Should Be Excited

On a historic day in which Birmingham and the majority of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in an unprecedented referendum, there was to be one arrival in England’s Second City involving a European national that, alike the ‘Brexit’ vote, could bear significant effects in the long-term. Robert Tesche – a German midfielder …

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25 June 2016
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The Week That Was – AEGON Classic 2016

The AEGON Classic 2016 saw Birmingham play host to a number of the world’s best WTA stars in an unforgettable week of tennis. This year’s tournament built on it’s success in recent years to serve up nine days of action at the Edgbaston Priory Club in the build up to Wimbledon in a week’s time. …

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22 June 2016
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Euro 2016 – England 0-0 Slovakia: How the Players Rated

England’s Group B campaign came to something of a dour end last night in Saint-Etienne as the Three Lions once again failed to make their dominance count by sharing the spoils in a 0-0 stalemate with Slovakia, who could also advance as one of the four third-place sides to progress into the last 16. Meanwhile, …

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21 June 2016
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AEGON Classic 2016 Day 7 – Vandeweghe through to quarter-finals

CoCo Vandeweghe has defeated Christina McHale in straight sets 6-3, 7-6 (2) to go through to the quarter-final of the AEGON Classic. The Californian, ranked Number 32 in the WTA Rankings, played solidly against her fellow American, showing some of the form that she displayed in her 1st round win over the World Number 3 …

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17 June 2016
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  • Our president @rebeccachiversmedia, went down to the clothes show at the weekend so look out for her photos!
  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • Come and find us in Curzon atrium today! We're here till 4pm!
  • We had an awesome studio session today! A great turn out as well! 
Thanks to the wonderful model @walking.overdose for helping us out!
  • @momomoyouth at the #barclycardarena 
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  • Lucy and Angelo are at @crufts  today covering for Snap Scratch and @thescratchbcu 
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  • We are at the Creative Fair in Millennium Point in the City Centre campus! Come along and say hey!!
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  • Becky is at Enterprise Nation's  The Fashion and Jewellery Exchange today at the BCU School of Jewellery 
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  • Today's the day! Welcome fair! Interested in photography? Get down to our stand in the marquee, just inside the door on the right. Ask any questions, meet Becky (President) and Gemma (Vice President), grab some sweets and sign up for more info! :)
  • COME ALONG TONIGHT! 
Tonight is our welcome talk, it is taking place in the Curzon ground floor lecture theatre (C087)
Come along to say hello and hear us chat about what we do! You can buy your membership there tonight too! 
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  • Calling all photographers!!
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• The picture that receives the most likes WINS a Polaroid Camera!
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