Sport

Sports news, views, and match reports.

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 explosive; each spar,…

Flow: The State of Success

In the race to the top, there’s only one state of play… Thinking back one ponderous Tuesday to my interview with LSE boxer Naveed Kabir, I recalled one thing he said that particularly stuck with me. His throwback to Fight…

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; fasting edition. The street beats with the transient city hum of ongoing traffic. Cars…

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…