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The Masters 2017: The Contenders

With so many contenders its all to play for in the Masters 2017 This Thursday we welcome back one the greatest events on sports annual calendar: The Masters. Augusta National will again host around 100 of the world’s best golfers to battle it out across 4 days, 72 holes, 7435 yards, avoiding the 44 bunkers, all …Read More

T20 Franchises – Good or Bad?

Is there a future for County Cricket? To say that County Cricket is not exactly thriving at the moment would be an understatement. Dwindling crowds and a lack of exposure are all threatening the future of the county game. Over the last two days I have been watching Gloucestershire compete against Durham MCCU in both …Read More

Dave Ryding – The Man Putting British Skiing on the Map

The 30-year-old skier from Lancashire surprises the entire ski world as he breaks the stigma behind British skiing with a tremendous season Dave Ryding started skiing on one of the few things skiable in England, the local dry slope. He clipped into the bindings of some beginner skis at the age of six and has …Read More

Ultimate Sports Guide for this Summer

Don’t miss out on this Summers incredible Sport! Exam season is just around the corner. Something I am sure you all don’t need reminding of. With constant heads in books and struggling to find a seat in the overcrowded library have a little something to look forward to over the forthcoming months. Exams may be nearing …Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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