Articles tagged with 'sport' | University of Manchester

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2023
29
August
2023
| 09:53 Europe/London
Friends and supporters of a University of Manchester student midwife diagnosed with a rare type of cancer are to raise money for charity on a 5K run in Media City.
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30
July
2023
| 14:12 Europe/London
A master’s student from The University of Manchester is to join the world’s elite para swimmers in Manchester  when she competes at the world championships this week.
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2022
03
March
2022
| 18:13 Europe/London
Students and staff from The University of Manchester dropped in on the Great Manchester Run to help launch this year’s event this week.
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2021
15
November
2021
| 13:29 Europe/London
Students from The University of Manchester are putting their hearts and soles into a 24-hour relay run for a homelessness charity.
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31
August
2021
| 08:51 Europe/London
An immunology student at The University of Manchester has won a Silver in the women's SB5 100m breaststroke at the Paralympics in Tokyo
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25
August
2021
| 13:08 Europe/London
An immunology student at The University of Manchester is to go for Paralympic glory as world number one when she starts in the swimming competition on Thursday (26/08/21).
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30
July
2021
| 14:29 Europe/London
University of Manchester students and staff will be cheering along talented runner Aimee Pratt, who competes for team GB in the 3000m steeplechase on Sunday (August 1).
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2020
13
November
2020
| 13:44 Europe/London
After the success of the inaugural event in 2019, The Manchester  24 Hour Run is returning (virtually) on the 18th-19th November, organised by our University students, with the ambitious target of raising over £3000 for "A Bed Every Night" a scheme r...
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15
July
2020
| 08:00 Europe/London
Manchester United and England footballer, Marcus Rashford, will receive an honorary doctorate from the University later this summer.
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31
January
2020
| 14:44 Europe/London
A University of Manchester medical student has made her senior debut with England in the netball Nations Cup.
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23
January
2020
| 16:40 Europe/London
Registrations are now open for this year’s Purple Wave, part of the Great Manchester Run on 24 May.
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2019
07
November
2019
| 08:12 Europe/London
University of Manchester students will be raising money for a homelessness charity by running non- stop for 24 hours.
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04
November
2019
| 09:21 Europe/London
The University of Manchester - one of the 11 founding members of inter-varsity sport -has celebrated its 100 anniversary at a special event.
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25
July
2019
| 11:00 Europe/London
It could take half a season for a footballer to adjust to a new team following a big money transfer to a new league according to analysis by The University of Manchester based on Opta data provided by a Premier League club. ...
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19
July
2019
| 16:23 Europe/London
A University of Manchester graduate is raising money for girls’ football through a company she started while studying for her Bachelor’s degree.
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19
July
2019
| 15:18 Europe/London
Two brothers, who have both graduated from The University of Manchester, are aiming to build on their world-leading rankings in basketball by being selected for the Irish 2020/2024 Olympic team.
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18
July
2019
| 15:31 Europe/London
A University of Manchester graduate is leaving with a First Class degree, after juggling academic studies with an elite level para-swimming career.
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02
July
2019
| 12:35 Europe/London
Two Manchester-based student athletes have won prizes at the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) Star Awards, at a ceremony in London.
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24
May
2019
| 16:26 Europe/London
How are your legs? Recovered yet? It’s been almost a week since the University’s now legendary Purple Wave took to the streets of Manchester once more for the city’s 10k and half-marathon versions of the Great Run. While those who took part have b...
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08
April
2019
| 16:42 Europe/London
A runner based at The University of Manchester is almost a third of the way to completing his epic challenge of running 5km every day for a year.
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29
March
2019
| 08:02 Europe/London
University of Manchester Chancellor Lemn Sissay has recorded a series of videos encouraging student and staff take part in the Great Manchester Run – and join the University’s Purple Wave ...
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22
March
2019
| 09:56 Europe/London
Premier League: how English football's top flight favours fans of London clubs Dr Anastasios (Tasos) Theofilou, Bournemouth University and Evangelos Kontopantelis, University of Manchester The English Premier League (EPL) is the most successful...
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04
March
2019
| 14:34 Europe/London
A massive 790 University of Manchester staff and students took part in a lunchtime of running ahead of May’s 10km Great Manchester Run.
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04
February
2019
| 09:00 Europe/London
Registrations are now open for the hundreds of University of Manchester staff, students and alumni who will be joining Europe’s largest race over 10km.
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2018
09
August
2018
| 14:56 Europe/London
A student from The University of Manchester is bidding for success on one of the biggest stages in world athletics.
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13
June
2018
| 09:58 Europe/London
When it comes to sport, fans are scrutinised almost as much as as the highly paid stars they are going to watch. Unfortunately for Russia, it is not only the country’s political leaders who have been attracting bad headlines in the West. Sporting sta...
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23
May
2018
| 14:19 Europe/London
The 2,300 University of Manchester staff, students and alumni who took part in last weekend's SimplyHealth Great Manchester Run have so far raised over £28,000 for worthy causes.
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18
May
2018
| 09:00 Europe/London
Huge numbers of University of Manchester staff, students and alumni have registered for the SimplyHealth Great Manchester Run as part of a Purple Wave on May 20.
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09
May
2018
| 10:00 Europe/London
A University of Manchester administrator is to break the pain barrier to take part in the Simply Health Great Manchester Run on May 20.
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01
May
2018
| 10:24 Europe/London
A second year physics student, whose hole in her heart was fixed by surgeons aged 3 months, will participate in The University of Manchester’s Purple Wave one year on from her second open heart surgery. ...
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