Tag: Sports

Varsity – Ultimate Frisbee lose out to UoL in varsity defeat

On Wednesday, the varsity for Ultimate took place. This is a sport which is commonly referred to as Ultimate Frisbee. It is a non-contact sport and a point is scored when the disc is passed to a teammate in the...

/ 22nd March 2017

American Football: One Decisive Touchdown

It was a calm Sunday morning as the spectators strolled onto the field with only the howls of wind greeting them. This would soon change as two groups of gladiators roared taking even the breeze by surprise as it suddenly...

/ 21st March 2017

Varsity: DMU Futsal battle it out against UoL

DMU succumbed to an 8-4 defeat in the Futsal at the Roger Bettle Sports’ Centre but still hold a 3-1 lead in the overall standings. Two quick goals for University of Leicester proved a step too far for DMU despite...

/ 20th March 2017

Women’s Volleyball Narrowly Miss Out

On Saturday morning the 18th of March, the volleyball varsity for the women’s took place between De Montfort University (DMU) and the University of Leicester (UoL) at Leicester arena. In the first set, it was already clear that the teams...

/ 20th March 2017

Does DMU Have Home Advantage?

Does DMU have a home advantage? The Stats De Montfort University prides itself on being heavy involved in the university sporting world, with millions invested into different sites around the city, including £1 million spent on the watershed and £2...

/ 18th March 2017

Varsity 2017 – Rally Livestream

De Montfort University is kicking off Varsity 2017 with a massive rally and celebration at The Venue! Demon TV are Live Streaming the entire event from their YouTube channel which you can watch below.

/ 13th March 2017

Leicester City v Liverpool – Match Preview

With Leicester dropping into the relegation zone following Saturday’s results and Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool fighting to fix the damage done from a poor start to the year, the stakes for Monday night’s game couldn’t be higher. Claudio Ranieri’s sacking just...

/ 27th February 2017

Challenge Yourself and Grow: Try a New Sport

Last week saw De Montfort University’s (DMU) second launch of the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign. The whole idea of the campaign is to encourage people trying new sports and exercises and to make sure they feel great whilst doing it. I decided...

/ 19th February 2017

Claudio Ranieri has full backing of board as Leicester City advance in FA Cup

In a statement issued on Tuesday morning, Leicester City refuted speculation that the East Midlands club was to part with the Italian manager seven months after he answered the dreams of many Leicester City fans. Supporters outside the ground were...

/ 12th February 2017

Griffins rocked by defeat to UoL

The De Montfort University (DMU) Griffins Men’s 2nd basketball team were unable to surpass a rampant University of Leicester (UoL) as they fell to their biggest defeat of the season so far, losing 65-38 at the end of the 4th...

/ 9th November 2016