All posts by Renuka Odedra

Writer for The Demon, on mainly sports and news.

‘This Girl Can’ week long campaign launched at DSU

For the second time, the national campaign, This Girl Can, was launched by the De Montfort Students Union (DSU), a week of events set to empower women between Monday 30 January till Sunday 5 February. The DSU’s This Girl Can...

/ 30th January 2017

Global Sports Roundup: Red cards in cricket, French GP returns, Joshua v Klitschko and more

Red cards in cricket set to be introduced for ‘most extreme’ behaviour Embed from Getty Images Cricket is set to implement laws to introduce a red card for ‘most extreme’ on-field behaviour into the laws of the game for the...

/ 20th December 2016

Global Sports Roundup: Rosberg retires, Chapecoense tributes, BBC SPOTY and more

2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces his retirement from racing Embed from Getty Images The German who clinched his maiden Formula 1 world championship this season in Abu Dhabi has announced his retirement from the sport. The 31-year-old has...

/ 6th December 2016

Netball: Dominant DMU brush aside Leicester to stay undefeated

An emphatic display against the University of Leicester (UoL) saw DMU women’s 1st team comfortably secure a win and continue their unbeaten streak. A sporting derby always has an air of tension to it and this game was no different....

/ 20th November 2016

Continental Market’s visit to Leicester offers up treats from around the globe

Gallowtree and Humberstone gate played hosts to the Continental market for the last time this year, as they made their final stop to Leicester. Stalls offering delicate pastries, succulent jerk chicken to handmade jewellery and plants all the way from...

/ 16th November 2016

Silverbacks seal second win at home against Worcester

De Montfort University (DMU) men’s 1st futsal team made it two out of two, under a new head coach,  after beating the University of Worcester (UoW) 6-4. After Loughborough University’s no-show the previous week, DMU obtained an automatic win. This...

/ 6th November 2016

Bedfordshire edge out DMU women in a close encounter

De Montfort University (DMU) netball ladies lost to the University of Bedfordshire,  in which a closely fought contest was decided by a difference of two goals. 1st Quarter:  A bright start by the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) put an early...

/ 1st November 2016