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Student athletes have kept up The University of Nottingham’s fine sporting tradition after finishing in the top ten of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) league for the fifteenth year in succession. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to my seventh blog and the final instalment of the 2010 – 11 academic year. It’s been a busy few months with exams, coursework deadlines, training and a busy programme of competitions to try and coordinate. I’m off to Dublin tomorrow for the Irish National Championships, but since my last blog I have been working a lot on my throwing technique under the watchful eye of my coach and the lead physio from UK Athletics….
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The Tennis Foundation are currently recruiting volunteers for the 22nd British Open Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Nottingham, in July 2011. If you have some time to spare and are interested in helping out, then please keep reading…

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The University in conjunction with national governing body – Cerebral Palsy Sport – is running a continuous professional development (CPD) day for swimming teachers, coaches, physiotherapists and trainer assessors on Sunday 17th July.

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The University of Nottingham was introduced to the world of powerchair football at our Any-Body Month event in March 2011. We got the opportunity to watch the first ever East Midlands Powerchair Football Paralell Games at the Lee Westwood Sports Centre at Nottingham Trent University yesterday. We thought that it would be good to share a bit more information about this fantastic event, happening right on our doorstep. Read the rest of this entry »

The Nottinghamshire Sherrifs Goalball Club competed in their third ever novices competition this weekend in York and came away with a well earned silver medal.

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A truly unique sporting event at The University of Nottingham offers students from across the globe the chance to compete, experience new cultures and establish a worldwide network of contacts this month. The third annual Tri Campus Games (TCG), to be held in Ningbo China from June 6-10, will see 180 athletes studying in the UK, China and Malaysia compete across 14 events and eight sports, in the only international intra mural university games currently held. Read the rest of this entry »