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LSE FIGHT NIGHT 2018

One and a half weeks remained before Fight Night when I sat down to observe a training session – to an ignorant eye, it might have appeared like the night before. The atmosphere at the Venue was…

Fast and Spurious?

Intermittent Fasting and its dialectical conclusion… You are walking down Kingsway, senses sharpened, taste-buds tingling. You meander past commuters with arcade skill. This is hard mode; fastin…

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 nean…

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. B…

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 Nav…

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, con…