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The Will to Win

Michael Shapland interviews Naveed Kabir, LSE Boxer and Fight Night Champion Success is a process of small victories; overcoming past hurdles to perform in the big challenges we face. Interviewing Naveed Kabir, 3rd year student and LSE boxer, reinforced this…

Kabaddi’s Roaring Term

The reinstatement of the National Kabaddi League This year heralds the new age of Kabaddi in the UK. With four major tournaments, regular friendlies and the restart of the National Kabaddi League, consistent competitive matches will be played every few…

Wombles win ten medals at Uni of London XC Champs

Eighteen LSE wombles wimbled across the river to Wimbledon Common last Wednesday (15th); the battlefield of choice for the annual University of London (UoL) Cross Country (XC) Champs. As a medium-sized team, the UoL Champs is our best shot at…

Panic on the Streets of London as West Ham Fall Flat Again

Spurs. United. Two extremely impressive teams in the first phase of this season, eclipsed only by City, faced off this weekend. But Saturday’s 12:30 match was, quite simply, lacking in quality – particularly in the first half. In spite of…

Mourinho Woe as Scintillating City See Seventh Success

Manchester City have pulled away at the top of the Premier League with a hard-earned 3-0 victory over a valiant Burnley. Guardiola’s machine is now 5 points clear of Manchester United, with Mourinho’s men faltering to a 2-1 defeat against…

Unstoppable City Steal the Spotlight in Saturday Madness

Rejoice, the Premier League is back. And on Saturday, after yet another window of exciting international football, it was back with the usual post-break bang. With no shortage of surprises and so many awesome stories worth telling, picking one that…

“Football ain’t a game anymore mate, it’s a business.”

“Football ain’t a game anymore mate, it’s a business.” I imagine in just about any pub in any region in Britain, there is a 60-year old man sinking an ale, uttering this statement to his contemporaries and being met with…

America’s False Debate Over Patriotism

An issue which has been dominating recent news cycles has undergone some reframing. The US President recently made a series of statements (/tweets) criticising Colin Kaepernick and his fellow NFL players for kneeling during the national anthem, claiming their actions…

Lionesses Future Uncertain As Mark Sampson Sacked By FA

On September 20th, English Women’s National Team Head Coach Mark Sampson was sacked by the FA following reports of “inappropriate and unacceptable” behaviour in a previous role. Questions about Sampson’s actions arose when it was revealed that Sampson may have…

LSE Women’s Football: a Fresher’s week Decision you won’t regret.

Whilst we cannot as a Committee guarantee that your first week of the academic year at LSE has been filled with enlightened choices, what we will guarantee is the decision not to join Women’s Football will be the most regrettable…

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