All posts by Andre Cowen

Demon Media's Sports Officer for the 2016/17 Academic year. Essentially I help provide opportunities for more sports to get covered in Leicester! What that means: I like sports! For any enquiries, email me: Andre.Cowen@Demon-Media.co.uk

Svensson stars for EU but USA take the advantage

At the Barnsley Metrodome , Team USA showed off their massively changed line-up, which included current Bowler of the Year EJ Tickets and the 2011-12 PBA Player of the Year, Sean Rash. The captain suggested a new curfew for the...

/ 9th September 2017

Japanese Sports – What’s the difference?

I’ve been in Japan since mid June due to DMUGlobal and Meisei University in Tokyo and the first thing you realise is that sports is a fundamental part of society here. On the monorail, there are adverts for Baseball games...

/ 5th September 2017

Has Football gone too far? In the modern day, is the fee as ridiculous as it seems?

The transfer window is one of the most exciting times in the year for any football fan. Clubs across the globe look to improve their squads to hopefully make challenging for the title, Europe or even to avoid relegation. In...

/ 22nd August 2017

Sakamoto secures a Yomiuri Giants win

Hayato Sakamoto, the home-grown shortstop who has played for the Giants since his Nippon Professional Baseball league debut in 2007, secured a victory against the Yakult Swallows with a home run in the 6th innings. Having never been to a...

/ 17th July 2017

Fire at electrical sub station sends black smoke across Leicester skyline

Around 11:45am today, the Electrical sub station on Blackbird Avenue caught fire as a pillar of smoke reached up into the air, being seen from as far away as De Montfort University. The black smoke was seen throughout the city,...

/ 21st March 2017

DMU Basketball Pull Off the Impossible

The DMU Women’s Basketball 1st team (Pitbulls) and the DMU Men’s Basketball 1st team (Griffins) pulled off what seemed an impossible feat and won their varsity in a hectic day which saw DMU go 10-3 in the series after a...

/ 20th March 2017

Does DMU Have Home Advantage?

Does DMU have a home advantage? The Stats De Montfort University prides itself on being heavy involved in the university sporting world, with millions invested into different sites around the city, including £1 million spent on the watershed and £2...

/ 18th March 2017

Leicester Riders Pull Through in Fourth Quarter Performance

On Friday 25th November, the Leicester Riders had to come from behind to win in a dominating fashion as they overcame the Bristol Flyers in the fourth quarter to win 79-65 after a performance to remember at the Leicester Arena....

/ 5th December 2016

Women’s Basketball fall in fourth quarter to Northampton

De Montfort University’s Women’s basketball 1st team (DMU Pitbulls) faced off against the University of Northampton 1st side on a day full of British University & College Sports (BUCS) cup matches. After the final buzzer, the Pitbulls had finished as...

/ 30th November 2016

Netball fall off in Fourth Quarter against Ruskin

Both the De Montfort University (DMU) Netball 4th team and Anglia Ruskin Netball 2nd team came into the game in high hopes of winning. In a game full of twists and turns, DMU were edged out by Ruskin in the...

/ 15th November 2016