Tennis starting to cater to the next generation

Tennis starting to cater to the next generation

The All England Lawn Tennis club have announced the introduction of a fifth set tie-break will come into effect at Wimbledon next year. This follows the long-winded semi-final Kevin Anderson played out with John Isner, where the former eventually won...
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Lafferty claims “no positive link” between university initiations and team cohesion

Lafferty claims “no positive link” between university initiations and team cohesion

The University of Chester’s Professor Moira Lafferty believes there is no benefit to initiation events in university societies, following an inquest into the death of Newcastle University student Ed Farmer. Farmer, 20, died of a cardiac arrest in Decembe...
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Derby day misery!

Derby day misery!

Solent Kestrels’ unbeaten run in the league came to a halt, after losing 43-91 to Bournemouth. The home team chased the score throughout the game and it was even worse when star player Geena Gomez was ejected in the 1st...
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Will the Alvarez record breaking contract have an influence on amateur boxers?

Will the Alvarez record breaking contract have an influence on amateur boxers?

Canelo Alvarez has signed the richest contract in sporting history agreeing an 11 fight, five-year deal worth $365 million. With lucrative contracts being signed in the professional league Pound For Pound amateur boxing gym has believed that big money contract...
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History made as new ruling hits tennis

History made as new ruling hits tennis

Wimbledon have introduced a new rule that will introduce final-set-tie-breaks when the score reaches 12-12 in all events from 2019, the All England Tennis Club has confirmed. This change will prevent ‘marathon matches’ that have previously made his...
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Should there be a transfer window for football managers?

Should there be a transfer window for football managers?

“You’re getting sacked in the morning!” Football management is a tough business in the modern game with clubs searching for longevity and stability in order to find balance and chemistry within their teams. The managerial merry go round has b...
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Mahamed Mahamed has sights set on gold!

Mahamed Mahamed has sights set on gold!

Solent University student Mahamed Mahamed is one of the rising stars in British Athletics. After emigrating from Ethiopia in 2011, the 21-year-old has made a name for himself after competing in cross country competitions at both 5000m and 10000m. The...
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Solent’s New Sports Building

Solent’s New Sports Building

Solent University are halfway through the build of their new £28 million sports building. Located at the city centre campus, Solent’s newest facility has been built with the intention of ‘improving and modernising’ the university, as their £100 million...
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Positivity surrounds the Solent Kestrels, but where does the state of the sport lie nationally?

Positivity surrounds the Solent Kestrels, but where does the state of the sport lie nationally?

Team Solent Kestrels start their season with a 100% record, the only side in the Western 1A division to do so, so far. The Kestrels however want to go one better than last season’s second place finish and Head Coach,...
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UEFA funding could be vital for young women

UEFA funding could be vital for young women

Solent ladies first team football manger Rafa Citron believes that the increase of funding from UEFA will have a beneficial impact on young women’s development. UEFA recently released a statement revealing that there will be a 50 per cent increase...
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