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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 NBA state of play after a month of action

With nearly a quarter of the NBA’s 82-game regular-season slog now in the books, we, the fans, can begin to gauge the credentials of all thirty contenders. The early rounds…

LeBron James draws parallels between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Pittsburgh Steelers

November 4th marked a difficult loss for the Los Angeles Lakers, 120-101, against the Orlando Magic. Additionally, the Lakers also scored their second-fewest points in a game this season. Lebron…

Attendance record for women’s collegiate-level athletics shattered in the US  

Within the vast sphere of United States sports, women’s collegiate-level athletics have been breaking barriers and shattering attendance records. Women’s volleyball and basketball have ignited this new passionate wave of…

The Last Dance: a review of the Netflix sensation

For whatever reason, basketball has never interested me. Plenty of other sports have managed to catch my eye over the years, but this particular one has never meant anything other…

Shock as basketball legend Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

The tragic and sudden death of American basketball hero, Kobe Bryant, has sent shockwaves throughout the sporting world. Bryant, alongside his thirteen year-old daughter, Gianna, died when the helicopter they…

Historic basketball victory in this week’s Sports Round-Up

The Edinburgh University Basketball Club men’s 2s capped off their season with an impressive victory of 59-48 against Robert Gordon University 1s. This makes the team the 2017 Bucs 2A…

Players’ personal lives are forgotten when a deal is struck

On paper, it looks like top sportstars have it all; fancy cars, grand mansions, adoring fans, and an annual paycheck that most of us would happily live off for the…