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The Philosophy of Big Arms

LSE Management student Kim Lippoth takes us down the path to gains and greatness… The gym is the equivalent of the animal kingdom. For newbies it can be quite an intimidating environment with jacked up beef-heads walking around their natural…

Dash and Yannick: On Defending

With the exception of Fabio Cannavaro in 2006, 0 of the 62 Ballon d’Or trophies have been handed to out and out defenders. They are, quite simply, football’s most undervalued people. Discussed in neanderthalic, primitive terms such as ‘no-nonsense’ or…

A Call to Arms

The Flipside future beckons; week two and The Beaver’s back page transformation will be complete. As part of this special time sports sages Seth and I are opening a new segment. The Spartan Section. Be there or be square. Our…

The Cold Kick Trick

Be bold, shower cold…

LSE Athletes run, jump and throw away the Carol hangover.

Carol, what a day; best day of the year you could argue. The next day… never quite as fun. Imagine waking up at 7am, DJ AR’s questionable late-night choices still ringing in your ears, getting out of bed and contemplating…

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…