Former DMU student returns to speak to budding sports journalism students

By Ben Clarke SPORTS Journalism students have been given a behind-the-scenes insight into covering the 2012 Olympic Games Super Saturday by a top reporter from the UK’s premier news agency the Press Association (PA). Nick Mashiter, who was a postgraduate Journalism student at DMU in 2006, reckoned that reporting on the three gold medals for […]

Can we trust any top-level Tennis player?

By Emma Neary Match fixing scandals have been a key centre of discussion in the past week after Novak Djokovic announced that he had previously been offered money to lose a match. This came as a shock to the world of Tennis raising the question as to whether betting in the sport should be banned. However, despite […]

Cut the refs some slack and let technology do the talking

BY SAM PINKHAM How much longer will our beautiful game be spoilt by poor refereeing decisions? We all know the feeling. Your team is one nil down in the last minute and the referee fails to spot that big clumsy defender handle the ball in the box. As a player you are mystified, as a […]

Can Leicester City carry on their impressive form?

Max Pearson and Daniel Siggins asked students around the campus of De Montfort University if they believe  Leicester City FC would be able to continue their impressive form into the new year.  

New DMU facilities revealed in The Watershed official opening

By Lily Thake Sports teams and societies gathered to celebrate the opening of a new DMU student facility, The Watershed, this Monday. Vice Chancellor of De Montfort University, Professor Dominic Shellard officially invited DMU’s 100-plus societies to use the space, on November 2 at 12pm. In his opening speech, Professor Shellard said: “I think this […]