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  • Egyptians too hot for Great Britain squash squad 29/08/08

    Defending Champions Great Britain were defeated 2-0 by Egypt in the World University Squash Championships. Having already secured the Menís and Womenís Individual Titles hosts Egypt went on to make it a clean sweep taking the Team Title. Menís Individual Champion Ramy Ashour took the first game in...

  • 55% of GB Olympic medallists come through university system 29/08/08

    After an incredible three weeks of multi-sport action, the Great British Olympic team brought home a record 47 medals. With over half of the team made up of university students and alumni, there is no doubt that the combined contribution of the higher education sector had a significant...

  • Team GBR defeat 2nd seeds at World University Squash Championships 27/08/08

    Following their comprehensive wins in the Group Stages of the Team Competition at the World University Squash Championships the Great Britain Team defeated 2nd seeds Malaysia in the Semi-Finals.

  • Sheffield Hallam invests £2m in fitness 27/08/08

    Sheffield Hallam University has launched the first of two projects in conjunction with Life Fitness to strengthen its position as a leading sports university. Sheffield Hallam University is committed to supporting healthy lifestyles and sporting excellence among its students and as such, it is...

  • Slovenia put five past Great Britain in opening game of World University Futsal Championships 26/08/08

    Great Britain kicked off their World University Futsal Championship last night (Monday 26 August) against hosts Slovenia - a somewhat daunting task, almost comparable to taking on Brazil in Poznan two years ago.  GBR lost 9-0 then, and some experts were predicting an even bigger defeat...

  • University rowers arrive in Croatia for EUSA Champs 26/08/08

    A delegation of 65 have today (Tuesday) arrived in Croatia, Zagreb for the (European University Sports Association) EUSA Rowing Championships. It's been a record-breaking Olympics for GB rowing; 39 rowers to the final, six medals, a first lightweight medal, overall Olympic regatta winners...

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