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Women in the Spotlight: Ellie Simmonds

Ellie Simmonds is in a league of her own when it comes to her incredible achievements in the swimming pool. She started swimming from the age of five and without sounding overly cliché, she took to water like a fish. This woman was born to swim, and by the age of eight she was already …Read More

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Claudio Ranieri – The Unsackable Sacked

On the 8th August 2015, Leicester City were 5000-1 to win the Premier League. This date is also significant as it was Claudio Ranieri’s first competitive game in charge of the Foxes. This was a man who had never won a top division league title in a 30 year managerial career. This was also a …Read More

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Women in the Spotlight: Steph Houghton

Women’s football has always taken a backseat to that of Men’s and in recent years many have struggled to take the sport seriously. In terms of salary, sponsorship and media coverage it’s clear that a gender divide is prominent. Women’s football in Great Britain in the past few years has grown massively making it the …Read More

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Sportswomen in the Spotlight: Hannah Cockroft

During the London 2012 Paralympics, ‘Hurricane’ Hannah came into the spotlight for her amazing performance and domination of the T34 events. If you’ve never watched wheelchair racing I urge you to do so as the true grit and determination combined with raw skill will hook you immediately. If that wasn’t enough, watching ‘Hurricane’ Hannah race …Read More

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Guild Election: Full Time Officer Candidate Interviews 2017

Burn Fm has invited all the Full-Time Officer Candidates for an interview detailing their policies, experience and why they think they are the best candidates to represent students at the University of Birmingham. Below, you can find all of the interviews that took place, split into Officer positions. They are: Activities and Development, Education, Housing, Post …Read More

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Arsenal Fans: It’s Not That Bad

Due to the captivating online success of ArsenalFanTV (left), the public perception of Arsenal fandom has become a resoundingly associated with incensed outbursts and furious monologues that the great wordsmith William Shakespeare would have once been proud of. Having watched my beloved Watford produce one of the upsets of the seasons by deservedly beating Arsenal 2-1 …Read More

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Alastair Cook: The highs and the lows of being England captain

Cricket correspondent, Oli Lathrope, takes a look at the highs and lows of Alastair Cook’s England captaincy. On Monday morning it was announced that Alastair Cook after 59 tests and 24 wins was stepping down as England’s test match captain. The end of the road came after a resounding 4-0 series defeat in India where …Read More

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Sportswomen in the Spotlight

Nicola Adams has bought the world of female boxing to our attention in a way few others have managed. A sport that was only introduced to the Olympic games in 2012 in London. She has become a household game, an icon of her sport and a true inspiration to not only women, but to ethnic …Read More

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Super Bowl LI – Patriots vs Falcons Preview

For the second year running the Superbowl is serving up a match up that would have never been predicted back in August when teams reported for training camp. Its NFC again that has given us a surprise team with a dynamic offense never seen in the NFL, and the AFC is once again being represented …Read More

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Brum Rugby Show 6 Nations Preview

Its that time of year again fokes where we park the European Champions Cup, the Aviva Premiership and the Guinness Pro12 and we look to the RBS 6 Nations, the world’s best rugby tournament. A new change has come into this tournament, the Bonus Point System. Teams can get a bonus point if a team …Read More

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