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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…

Total Chaos: Hunter S. Thompson and Sport

I had been waiting quite some time for an excuse to write about Hunter S. Thompson. And so to commemorate the 13th year of his passing (I didn’t say it was a good one), I decided that I would read…

Winning Week for LSE Women’s Football

League Champions After a season which has seen seven wins, one draw and one loss, LSE Women’s Football 1st Team were declared Champions of the South Eastern 3B League with one game to spare, following a physical encounter with Buckingham…

Mastering the Frame Game

Words are more powerful than you think… From school playgrounds to business offices, a game goes on that determines success. It determines debate outcomes, diplomacy, but most saliently: in the context of sport and self-improvement, whether you feel motivated to…

Rise of the Floor Bed

Fall flat for the best snooze of all… The Spartan section has seized the LSE zeitgeist, and it sure shows no sign of stopping. Courage has prevailed, but also controversy. The economic impact has been unparalleled. Up and down campus,…

Fight Night Haikus

There’s only one true way 2018’s most brutal matchups can be expressed… Too ill to catch fight night fever, it was instead my gs’ accounts that embedded a picture of what occurred during the spectacle. But it was most from…

Cross Country Chaos

LSE Athletes Leave Opponents Stuck in the Mud… The 2018 BUCS Cross-Country Championships lit up Lent Term. LSE sent its biggest ever team of 22 runners to compete alongside the most elite athletes that the country has to offer on…

Unlocking the Med Sesh

Meditation is often perceived as monkish meanderings, an ambiguous activity, but when understood and implemented right, it is one of the most fundamental ways to improve our happiness… The Key From fist to fight, form to fury, boxing has one…