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Never mind run out, England were washed out of Australia

England have been thrashed yet again in Australia, but this is not a time for England to panic and overreact by making changes or creating scapegoats. Another tour down under for England resulted in another battering at the hand of Australia. England lost 4-0 in the Ashes, narrowly avoiding the much expected 5-0 whitewash. This …Read More

Sportsmen and Women on the 2018 New Years Honours List

2018 is upon us and with that brings the  New Year’s Honours List, which included a number high profile sportsmen and women.  Notable inclusions are the people who helped the England Women’s Cricket Team to win the World Cup, and British & Irish Lions gain a draw against New Zealand. Cricket Clare Connor, OBE: Commander of the Order of the British …Read More

2018 Winter Olympics: Ones to Watch for Great Britain

The 2018 Winter Olympics is set to be held in PyeongChang, South Korea, and is only two months away. There’s already been controversy surrounding the event with Russia being banned from competing. However, can Great Britain steal the spotlight and turn the games into a positive by showcasing their rare but growing talent? Great Britain …Read More

Match Report: W1 Lacrosse v Nottingham

Just one week ago these two sides met on Nottingham’s Jubilee pitches where the Lions were defeated in a tight 10-9 battle. This week on the home pitches of Metchley 3G it would be Birmingham’s turn to attempt to reap revenge for their devastating loss in the week prior. With Nottingham sitting above Birmingham in …Read More

Birmingham selected to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games

Earlier this week Birmingham was finally confirmed as the host city for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. This is the third time that Great Britain has held the event since the start of the millennium with other cities including Manchester in 2002 and Glasgow in 2014 also being awarded title of host. It wasn’t a smooth …Read More

The Rugby Review of the Year

What a year of Rugby Union it has been. We’ve seen the Exeter Chiefs lift their first Aviva Premiership crown, a thrilling Lions series that ended in a draw and a fantastic Women’s World Cup that saw New Zealand regain their crown. Our rugby correspondent Morgan Roberts reviews it all. Aviva Premiership This year has …Read More

Around the Globe in 42 days!

A new record has been set for sailing around the globe solo! Impressively, French sailor Francois Gabart managed the record breaking feat in 42 Days and 16 hours, beating the previous record by a massive 6 days. The previous record was broken earlier this year by his fellow Frenchman Thomas Coville in ‘the Vendee Globe’. …Read More

Match Report: W2 Volleyball v Nottingham Trent 2nd

Birmingham Women’s Volleyball team came out on top in the clash of the league leaders. The Lions beat Nottingham Trent in straight sets in a fierce game of volleyball. Birmingham clearly headed into the game wanting to get out in front first. Creating a slender lead of around 3 or 4 points, the mighty Lions …Read More

Match Report: M1 Football v Nottingham Trent

Birmingham had to settle for a point at the end of a thrilling contest with league leaders Nottingham Trent on a chilly Wednesday evening at Metchley. Scarves, hats and an extra pair of socks were the order of the day for those brave enough to be there to support the Birmingham Men’s Firsts Football and …Read More

Match Report: W2 Basketball v Nottingham

Birmingham Women’s 2nds were able to get their second league win of the season in a convincing 54-47 victory against the University of Nottingham 2nds at UB Sport and Fitness. Following a home win last week against De Montfort in the Midlands cup, the girls were keen to gain some momentum for their league campaign, …Read More