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Just how good has Andy Murray’s career been?

The sheer fact that his career is as successful as it is, is remarkable given that he played in an era with the finest players of all time.

Five Weirdest Sports That You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

Ultimate Frisbee Perhaps, I should’ve titled this one just ‘Ultimate’, for I could well be getting a law suit from Wham-o-Toys who have trademarked the word frisbee. The rules are pretty simple, its basically like netball but instead of chucking…

LSE 3’s Outmanoeuvre LSE 6’s in Wednesday’s El Clásico

There was a biting cold in Islington when I woke up. It was a cold that would eventually become rain and be the cause of many slips, injuries and mishits. For this was the day of El Clásico; the rumble…

LSE Futsal World Cup

Futsall reviews a popular event they have hosted and invite LSE to look out for their future events!  What an afternoon of World Cup sparks! With the French society not exactly mimicking their professional counterparts win this year, Israel proving…

Chloé Blyth: LSE, PPE and Skiing

Since the founding of Wikipedia, LSE’s notable alumni list has been dominated by eighty year old investment bankers and foreign heads of state, with not a single sportsperson in sight. Put simply, we are not a particularly sporty University. It…

Pub Talk: In Defence of José Mourinho

Football’s most hated and berated, José Mourinho has somehow managed to stir up anger and frustration for well over a decade. This has largely resulted from a series of inflammatory actions and comments, alongside a tendency to act disrespectfully towards…

Sports and Inflated Egos

Cristiano Ronaldo put his Juventus side ahead against Manchester United on Wednesday night. His celebration: to lift his shirt and show off his sick pack. Outside the world of football, we’d all be calling him a weirdo. But, no one…

A Definitive List of the Top Five Cult Sports Video Games of All Time

5. Don Bradman Cricket 14 (2014) With a strange menu and an even stranger soundtrack, the appeal of ‘DB-one-four’ lies mainly in its imperfections. The carefully constructed names of the characters, based on real players but with altered names to…

Albert Camus and Why Sport Matters – Berrylands as a Haven

Mid-way through a day in which Barcelona were due to play Spurs, and Napoli Liverpool, I found myself standing nervously on one of football’s more minor battlefields – Berrylands, pitch 5. There is something unique about playing University sport, something…

Modern Sport and the Endless Disarray of the Colin Kaepernick Situation

It is difficult to know where to start with a story upon which a book could be written. (I didn’t type another word for 24 hours after writing this). For the sake of structure, let’s have a recap. In August…