Tag Archives: sport

Ice-Cream, Politics & Gossip Girl: What’s Wrong with the Olympics?

Every four years when the Olympics roll around I make a big fuss about “bullshit nationalism,” the government “wasting money on elite sport” and “stupid commentators and awful coverage.” But inevitably I end up staying up till 4am watching ridiculously obscure sports that I would never normally pay attention to like badminton, handball and dressage. I’ve spent a fair …

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Football: A Preview

A League/European Premier League Excitingly we see both competitions shaping up for frantic finishes. Locally, the Central Coast Mariners have set the standard for this year’s season and have all but confirmed their crown as minor premiers of the competition. Our north coast rivals will be firm favourites heading in …

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Changes Proposed for Sports & Recreation

UNSW Sports & Recreation services may see changes including a possibility they will be tendered to an external provider under a management change proposal being discussed by University administration. Whilst the changes have long been rumoured, Neil Morris, Executive Director of University Services, told Tharunka the University had only begun …

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