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Read more at: £2.5million gift to Cambridge Sport funds two new hockey pitches for use by the University and wider Cambridge community

£2.5million gift to Cambridge Sport funds two new hockey pitches for use by the University and wider Cambridge community

29 November 2018

£2.5million gift to Cambridge Sport funds two new hockey pitches for use by the University and wider Cambridge community The gift marks a defining moment in the mission of the University to improve sports facilities and recognise the many wide-ranging benefits sport gives to all who take part. The ambitious plans recognise...

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Read more at: BUTTS Non-Recurve Champs

BUTTS Non-Recurve Champs

26 November 2018

BUTTS Non-Recurve Champs Six of our archers participated in the BUTTS non-recurve champs on the 17th of November. Archers can shoot in either of three categories: compound, barebow and longbow. Unlike normal BUTTS legs, the event consists of a Portsmouth (seeding) round followed by head to heads, of which the latter's less...

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Read more at: CUBC prepares for Wallingford Head

CUBC prepares for Wallingford Head

22 November 2018

CUBC prepares for Wallingford Head After a solid Fours’ Head result, CUBC’s boats for this weekend’s Wallingford Head have been selected to ensure that crews are as even as coaches Rob Baker and Richard Chambers can make them. Polish Olympian Natan Wegrzycki-Szymczyk (Peterhouse) moves to the stroke seat of Goldie A...

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Hare & Hounds Met League Takeover

19 November 2018

The annual Hare and Hounds takeover of the Met league (Metropolitan cross country league) was bigger and better than ever this year with an impressive turnout of 70 athletes making the hour long train journey to tackle the undulating course at Welwyn Garden city and battle for selection for Varsity teams. The competition...

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Read more at: Men's and Women's Badminton both see victory

Men's and Women's Badminton both see victory

16 November 2018

Another Wednesday another away day and this time we were off to play the Leicester 1st team; the team consisted of Neel Doshi and Tom Wade playing singles, with Ben Roberts partnering Zac Soh and Andrew Sheat with Rory Xiao for the doubles. A very enjoyable road trip for 5 of us was contrasted with Zac on the train -...

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Read more at: Blues close the University of East Anglia series undefeated

Blues close the University of East Anglia series undefeated

16 November 2018

Blues close the University of East Anglia series undefeated 14/11/2018 by Cristina Gómez Location: UEA Sportspark Final Score: 31-46 Squad: Carla Ríos, Cristina Gómez, Mie Monti, Drew Chateau, Saffron Hicks, Nicola Duffy, Annie Lyons, Becky Illingworth, Aicha Massrali, Nadya Pohran Last Wednesday saw the Blues travel to...

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Sport at Cambridge and World War 1

14 November 2018

A very interesting read from our friends at Cambridge Sports Tours detailing some of the history behind Cambridge Athletes and the part they played in World War 1. You can find the blog here .

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Read more at: Hare & Hounds take on RAF and Eastern Counties

Hare & Hounds take on RAF and Eastern Counties

6 November 2018

An annual fixture in the early cross country season is the RAF vs Eastern Counties vs CUH&H competition, with both our opponents having a large pool of athletes to draw on and this being the last race before varsity selection there was a slightly more serious atmosphere than Cuppers. The conditions were also more...

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Read more at: Academic Championships

Academic Championships

5 November 2018

Although disappointed that CUBC did not retain its Academic Championship Coxed 4 title, the Club’s Chief Coach Rob Baker was nonetheless positive about CUBC’s results at this weekend’s Fuller’s Fours Head. “I am pleased we were able to add to our performances from the British Championships two weeks ago at the Fours Head...

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Read more at: Women’s Badminton Blues draw with Nottingham Trent

Women’s Badminton Blues draw with Nottingham Trent

2 November 2018

BUCS Women’s Badminton Match report: Home vs Nottingham Trent, 31st Oct Women’s Badminton Blues draw with Nottingham Trent With the men’s match postponed by virtue of De Montfort not managing to field a team (rumour has it they caught wind of how strong ours was…), all eyes switched to the women’s match as it spread itself...

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