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Canoe Polo club win successive BUCS championship

Canoe Polo club win successive BUCS championship

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On the weekend of the 7 and 8 May, the University of Nottingham Canoe Polo club competed in the BUCS Canoe Polo Championship. The championships were hosted at the nearby National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont, and the club entered a men's, women's and B team in the relevant competitions. Our men's team came into the championships as the reigning champions having claimed the title last year with a 3-1 win against Swansea.
Date:
13/05/2022
Nottingham squash stars put themselves in PSL Cup final contention

Nottingham squash stars put themselves in PSL Cup final contention

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Top level professional squash returned to our all-glass court at David Ross Sports Village on Monday night, with the University of Nottingham Premier Squash League team taking on fellow university team Loughborough in the inaugural PSL Cup. The visitors came into the evening's contest looking to claim their first win as new entrants to Premier Squash League competition this year, having lost their first 3 matches of the initial league format.
Date:
12/05/2022
Now recruiting for UoN Sport brand ambassadors

Now recruiting for UoN Sport brand ambassadors

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University of Nottingham Sport are now recruiting brand ambassadors to join our Marketing and Communications team for the 2022/23 academic year. The position offers a fantastic opportunity to gain real experience within an award-winning marketing and communications team and contribute to the ambitious vision of the our department.
Date:
11/05/2022
British American Football star Oyelola pauses law career for NFL glory

British American Football star Oyelola pauses law career for NFL glory

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Rising UK American Football star Ayo Oyelola has switched the court room for the world's biggest sports stadiums, winning a professional contract within the National Football League (NFL). The University of Nottingham law graduate has been announced to the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL roster and will start training with the side later on this week following completion of medicals.
Date:
10/05/2022
University Boat Club hit the water for the 2022 BUCS Regatta

University Boat Club hit the water for the 2022 BUCS Regatta

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This past weekend saw the University of Nottingham Boat Club attend the 3-day long BUCS Regatta at the National Watersports Centre at Holme Pierrepont. The Regatta is a highlight of the clubs season and a chance for the #GreenandGold to put their hard winter training to the ultimate test and you can find out more about how the club fared in this article.
Date:
05/05/2022
UoN Snowsports bring home their best medal haul yet at BUISC

UoN Snowsports bring home their best medal haul yet at BUISC

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The University of Nottingham Snowsports club took to the slope at the British University Indoor Slope Championships (BUISC) on Wednesday 13th April, just two days before their annual Easter ski trip. This would be the clubs national final following their Midlands regional qualifier back in November and took place in Milton Keynes. On a brilliant day of racing on the snow, our athletes pushed themselves to the limit in search of glory and were duly rewarded with more than one individual gold medal and a fantastic silver.
Date:
29/04/2022
University archers end the indoor season as BUCS champions!

University archers end the indoor season as BUCS champions!

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Last month, the University of Nottingham Archery club ended their indoor season in superb style at the BUCS Archery Indoor Finals. At the event held in Coventry, the university had entrants across the disciplines of Recurve, Compound and Barebow, in both the men's and women's categories, and achieved brilliant success.
Date:
26/04/2022
British University Championships sees strong performances from UoN Powerlifters

British University Championships sees strong performances from UoN Powerlifters

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At the start of April, the 2022 British University Powerlifting Championships took place at Moulton College, with a strong contingent of University of Nottingham athletes competing across both men's and women's disciplines. Our athletes combined for a team score of 80 points to put University of Nottingham Powerlifting 1st among UK universities at this event.
Date:
25/04/2022
Remembering Colin Herridge (1940 - 2022)

Remembering Colin Herridge (1940 - 2022)

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Following the sad passing of Colin Herridge on Monday 28 February, Director of Sport Dan Tilley and colleagues at University of Nottingham Sport remember his life and contribution to sport at the University of Nottingham.
Date:
13/04/2022
Premier Squash League action returns to Nottingham

Premier Squash League action returns to Nottingham

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On Monday 11 April, the University of Nottingham Premier Squash League team took to the show court at Nottingham Squash Rackets Club looking to win their second match of the tournament. After beating Pontefract 3-1 in the opening match of the competition, the team came into the evening looking to maintain their 100% record.
Date:
13/04/2022
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