Luke Edwards

Werner’s signing could set Chelsea’s resurgence in motion

Chelsea’s inevitable signing of German striker Timo Werner could well define the club’s future. Given their transfer ban, a chance managerial change, and the exit of their star player, most Chelsea fans would’ve bitten several hands-off for a fourth-place finish before the season started. Yet, the club clearly aren’t satisfied...
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Posted Jun. 13, 2020

Dave Kitson’s bid to lead the PFA was over before it started

Several former and current footballers have criticised ex-Reading and Stoke City striker, Dave Kitson after he announced his intention to run for chief executive of the Professional Footballer’s Association (PFA). Kitson has received backlash over his past comments on racial abuse directed at England international, Raheem Sterling. In a 2018...
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Posted May. 16, 2020

Barcelona crisis: board members resign as tensions mount

On April 9, FC Barcelona announced that six board members had resigned due to disagreements with club chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu. The resignations included that of vice-president Emili Rousaud, who felt “betrayed” by Bartomeu’s request that he resign, claiming, “the reasons he gave me aren’t real.” The news comes in...
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Posted Apr. 19, 2020

The Hundred: Americanised gimmick or saviour of cricket?

In April 2018, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced plans to create a new, family-friendly form of limited overs cricket: The Hundred. Due to commence this summer, The Hundred is an innovative new format of the sport in line with the Twenty20 format, introduced in 2005. Like its...
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Posted Apr. 6, 2020

Warwick claims clean sweep in League of Legends victory over Coventry

Team Warwick claimed a clean 2-0 League of Legends series victory over Coventry in the finale of Varsity 2020.Warwick took the first leg with ease, as Bot Laner Cokey’s flawless Ezreal lead the charge with 11 kills, protected well by Teacake’s Sejuani, who provided 20 assists in Warwick’s sub 30-minute...
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Posted Feb. 27, 2020

British war crimes: A story of negligence

A documentary from BBC Panorama, investigating the British Government’s potential cover-up of war crimes, has been released. The documentary investigates several reports of “unjustified” killings of Afghani and Iraqi civilians by British soldiers, and was released just two years after independent government inquiries into the war crimes were disbanded. One...
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Posted Dec. 28, 2019

Nike Oregon Project (NOP) gone bust: the Salazar scandal

The Nike Oregon Project (NOP), a programme created by the sportswear company to promote long-distance running, has been shut down after Head Coach Alberto Salazar was banned for 4 years following a conviction for doping offences. Established in 2001, the NOP was also created to assist the development of long-distance...
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Posted Oct. 24, 2019

Human – AI symbiosis: Marketing ploy or the future of humanity?

In July, South African businessman Elon Musk announced his application to the American Food and Drug Association (FDA) for permission to commence human testing on a revolutionary new brain implant, the NeuraLink. The implant, Musk hopes, will create a “symbiosis with artificial intelligence,” by enabling a human user to control...
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Posted Sep. 5, 2019

Why Paul Scholes’ £8000 betting fine is missing the point

Scholes’ actions are a symptom of football’s gambling addiction, not a perpetrator of it. Ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has claimed he made a “genuine mistake” after placing over £26,000 in bets over the past 5 years. Scholes had placed 140 bets on matches since 2014, including on the FA Cup...
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Posted Jul. 2, 2019

Liverpool under scrutiny after their poor performance against Fulham

The performance of champions? Barely. Liverpool’s display against relegation-strugglers Fulham has come under heavy scrutiny, as they scraped past the Cottagers with a 2-1 win in their last game before the international break. Sadio Mané’s first-half goal put Liverpool ahead at the interval, with The Reds generating most of the...
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Posted Mar. 30, 2019

Warwick Men’s Squash secure a 5-0 victory over Coventry

In the Men’s Squash, Warwick took the victory with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Coventry, winning every single, individual game in the process. Warwick were confident that they would be able to easily continue their BUCS success, as they managed to reach the national playoffs earlier this year, as well...
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Posted Feb. 26, 2019