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Record results from School students in BUCS Championships

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Students from the School of Sport & Exercise Sciences excelled in recent BUCS Championships in gymnastics and judo. On 24th February Lucas Rowe (BSc SPECS) won gold in the 60kg men's high grade category of the British Judo Association/BUCS Gatorade Nationals in Sheffield
The greatest row on earth

The greatest row on earth

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After being medically discharged from a Military training scheme in 2010, Pamela Relph MBE (BSc Physics, 2011) took up rowing and is taking the sport by storm. A London 2012 Paralympic Gold medalist as part of Team GB's LTA mixed coxed four, Pamela reflects on her unforgettable summer.

Soccer bookings show ethnic discrimination

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The behaviour seen on Premier League football pitches is indicative of the attitudes of wider society according to Dr James Reade, whose research collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge has revealed that referees are more likely to unwittingly discriminate against certain ethnic groups than others.

Research grant awarded to Dr Maria Kavussanu

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Dr Maria Kavussanu has been awarded a grant ($45,445) from the World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) to conduct a two-year project entitled "A cross-cultural approach to a cross-cultural issue: Psychosocial factors and doping in young athletes".

BBC Birmingham report on School's work with Jamaican Olympic team

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Dr Francois Xavier-Li talks to BBC's David Gregory about the work done with the Jamaican Olympic team ahead of London 2012.
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