Tag: sport

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

DMU Equestrian Team: Club of the Year

De Montfort University (DMU) has an excellent Equestrian team. They won varsity in 2015 and 2016 and in 2016 they were named Club of the Year too! This year, the Equestrian team from University of Leicester (UoL) withdrew just days...

/ 18th March 2017

Badders Host First Charity Event

DMU’s Badminton society has put together its first ever charity event in the form of a doubles tournament on Tuesday 14th March, 17:30 at the QEII Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre. The society is raising money for the English Federation of...

/ 9th March 2017

Netball: DMU blow Trent University out of the water

On Wednesday 7th December, De Montfort University (DMU) played against Nottingham Trent University (NTU). DMU performed amazingly. DMU scored the first two points in their first quarter in quick succession, with the third goal following soon after, leaving the score...

/ 21st December 2016

DMU Pool do Nine-Ball at Birmingham and Solihull

De Montfort University’s very own Pool Society entered three teams (four players in each team) into the BUCS-UPC (British Universities and Colleges Sport-University Pool Council) Nine-ball Pool Championships which were held at Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull this weekend, and to...

/ 17th December 2016

DMU Griffins Over-Powered by Nottingham Trent

A plucky team effort from DMU Griffins was not enough to beat a hard working Nottingham Trent University (NTU) with the final score 61-54 to the visitors. NTU took an early lead in the first quarter which was aided by...

/ 12th December 2016

Women’s Volleyball lose out to Loughborough

Despite a great effort from Women’s Volleyball team, DMU Dragons, Loughborough reigned victorious winning in straight sets. Fortunes for the home side looked promising as they took an early 3-0 lead in the first set, but their visitors showed class...

/ 20th November 2016