May 2019 news
Lightning coach departs for Strathclyde Sirens
Loughborough Lightning Netball can confirm that coach Karen Atkinson has joined Strathclyde Sirens as Technical Director.
Loughborough University’s Tennis Programme celebrates record year
Loughborough Sport Tennis is celebrating a record year, including a 227 percent increase in its student participation programme.
Loughborough 4x100m quartet set record time
Amidst some fantastic performances at the recent Loughborough International meet, the victorious men’s Loughborough 4x100m quartet set what is believed to be the fastest ever time by a British University student team.
Loughborough Lightning captain selected for Red Roses World Cup squad
Loughborough Lightning captain Nat Panagarry has been selected to represent England at this summer’s Netball World Cup.
Sam James awarded outstanding commitment to Loughborough Sport award
Last week saw the annual coach and volunteer academy awards night, a dedicated night to celebrate the thousands of hours our students spend making Loughborough Sport’s offer world-class.
World record broken at Loughborough International
Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn produced a storming run in Women's Para-Elite T38 100m to break the world record at Loughborough International Athletics (LIA).
Mindfulness Student Blog
Joseph Bracey is a Psychology student at Loughborough University. He wrote his dissertation on mindfulness techniques, and how they can help people suffering from depression and other mental illnesses. His research found that those who practise mindfulness more often have a healthier mental state than those who do not.
Emerson to lead the line for Loughborough at LIA
Great Britain’s medal-winning heptathlete, Niamh Emerson, will lead a star-studded line up at this year’s Loughborough International Athletics (LIA) event on Sunday, 19 May.
Mental Health Awareness Week: John Steele blog
As this week marks Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May 2019), John Steele, Executive Director of Sport and English Institute of Sport Chairman, discusses how it presents a timely opportunity to reflect on mental health’s impact on sport, the significance to the wider industry and the opportunities available to both individuals and the system.
Lightning Netball fall short after semi-final defeat
Loughborough Lightning fell to defeat on Saturday night, suffering a heavy 54 – 74 loss to reigning champions Wasps in the 2019 Vitality Netball Superleague Semi-Finals.
Loughborough University alumna makes Lionesses World Cup squad
Former Loughborough University student Mary Earps has been selected to represent England at this summer’s Women’s World Cup.
Haydock-Wilson selected for GB & NI squad heading to Japan
Loughborough University student Alex Haydock-Wilson has been added to the Great Britain & Northern Ireland 4x400m squad for the upcoming IAAF World Relays meeting in Yokohama, Japan.