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Six Nations at Potterrow: an ode to Teviot

Springtime has rolled around again, and with it, one of my favourite international tournaments: the Six Nations. The rugby competition features some of the most storied fixtures in history, with…

Green Football Weekend: A weekend of hypocrisy, controversy, and possibility

The weekend of February 2nd–5th saw the return of Green Football Weekend (GFW) for a second year running, an initiative that aims to engage supporters, players, clubs, and broadcasters in…

The Sports Union Olympics

This year is of course a Summer Olympics year, with the events due to kickoff this August in Paris. However, students in Edinburgh will be able to celebrate the games…

The Joys of YouTube Yoga

Yoga on YouTube has become a very sophisticated and easily accessible way to keep fit, with various highly professional accounts dedicated to sharing the practice with everyone without the costs…

Return of the Lionesses

After playing at club level since December, the Lionesses are back together for the February international break. England Women’s coach Sarina Weigman made the Lionesses squad announcement on February 13…

Remembering Mike Procter

There is a reason that, during the 1970s, Gloucestershire were referred to as Proctershire. Mike Procter was one of the most influential cricketers of his age, and a figure who…

Female referees in men’s football

Back in December, Rebecca Welch made history as the first woman to referee a Premier League match. She took charge as Fulham played Burnley at Craven Cottage, and her presence…

Blue Cards: Get your hands off our game!

The recent mooted introduction of blue cards in football, a punishment which would see players put into a sin-bin, has drawn reactions of dismay from huge swathes of the footballing…