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GOLF - Rain Washes Out Afternoon Play at West Hill

13 October 2013

Dark clouds loomed as the Cambridge Blues stepped onto the first tee on Sunday morning, but despite a drizzly start, the rain would only become heavier towards lunchtime, resulting in afternoon play being called off and a loss for Cambridge University after the foursomes. Despite the inclement weather, West Hill presented...

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GOLF - Blues Successful in First Event of the Season

5 October 2013

This weekend saw the Blues undefeated in the first two matches of the season against Little Aston Golf Club and the Wigorns Golfing Society. On two wonderfully sunny days in the Midlands the standard of golf reflected the hard work put in by all players over the summer and gave reason to believe in a promising term to come...

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SAILING - Varsity 2013 Mixed Team Match Report

5 July 2013

Cambridge won the Yule Oldham Cup for mixed team racing 4-1½ and Oxford won the O&CSS 75th Anniversary Plate for Ladies two-boat team racing 4-3 at the annual Varsity Match held at Aldeburgh YC 3-5 July 2013 in Loch Long class keel boats. Both events are decided on the first team to win four races. The match was one of...

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LAWN TENNIS - Varsity 2013 Match Report

3 July 2013

The Cambridge Men’s Blues travelled down to the national tennis centre at Roehampton for the 123rd annual Varsity Tennis Match, which saw a dogged and determined Cambridge retain the Doherty Cup, beating Oxford for the eighth year in a row. The singles was a tight-fought affair, with Oxford racing to a 3 matches to 1 lead...

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AWARDS - Director of Physical Education Awarded an MBE

16 June 2013

The University of Cambridge Physical Education Department is delighted to report that its director, Mr Tony Lemons, has been awarded an MBE for Services to University Sport. With a career spanning over 44 years, including positions at the Universities of Liverpool and Edinburgh and the National Sports Institute in Paris...

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POLO - Varsity 2013 Match Report

8 June 2013

Saturday 8th June saw the greatly anticipated 135th year of the Varsity Polo Match between Oxford and Cambridge, sponsored by Jack Wills. As the most prestigious event of the year for the polo calendar, both teams were eager to put their long months of training into practice. The Cambridge side was comprised of Simon...

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7 June 2013

The past few months has seen a string of successes for CUCC in their quest to regain the title of “BUCS Champions”. Victory by Birmingham in the 2011-2012 season brought Cambridge’s 4 year reign at the top to an end and CUCC members were determined to take back the top spot for 2012-2013. April brought with it the start of...

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MODERN PENTATHLON - Varsity 2013 Match Report

8 April 2013

The Modern Pentathlon Varsity Match is a hotly contested competition, with 6 ladies and 6 gentlemen competing in the full pentathlon, and a further 3 ladies and 3 gentlemen competing in the reserves’ swim, run and shoot. The competition happens over 2 days, with the fencing and swimming on the first day, and the ride and...

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