December 2021 news
Triple medal delight for Hansson on final day
Louise Hansson capped a stunning 2021 FINA World Championships with a further three medals on the final day of action in Abu Dhabi.
Hansson secures brave bronze in Abu Dhabi
Loughborough’s Louise Hansson added to her personal medal haul at the 2021 FINA World Championships with a fine third-place finish in the Women’s 50m Backstroke
Hansson wins stunning gold in Women’s 100m Backstroke
Louise Hansson capped a stunning night at the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships by winning a glorious gold in the Women’s 100m Backstroke.
Hansson part of Sweden world record in Women’s 200m Medley Relay
Loughborough’s Louise Hansson produced a storming swim as Sweden clocked an equal world record to win the Women’s 200m Medley Relay at the 2021 FINA World Championships.
Auböck wins thrilling title at the 2021 FINA Short Course World Championships
Loughborough swimmer Felix Auböck became only the second-ever Austrian to claim a world short course title with a stunning 400m freestyle performance at the FINA World Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Hutchinson departs Peter Harrison Centre for key role with British Paralympic Association
Colleagues from Loughborough University’s Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (PHC) are wishing Dr Michael Hutchinson the very best as he embarks on a new challenge with the British Paralympic Association (BPA).
Loughborough athletes bring back European Cross Country Medals
Loughborough athletes contributed excellently to Great Britain and Northern Ireland's medal haul at the European Cross Country Championships in Dublin this weekend.
Lightning Netball pre-season fixture update
Loughborough Lightning have made the difficult decision to cancel this weekend’s pre-season game against Manchester Thunder.
Loughborough Badminton win five medals at English Under-19 National Championships
Loughborough Badminton turned on the style at this weekend’s English Under-19 National Championships in Milton Keynes, bringing home a total of five medals.
Loughborough to host Team England ahead of the Commonwealth Games
Athletes, coaches, and practitioners from Team England will use Loughborough University as an immersion camp ahead of next summer’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
Lightning six to represent GB Women’s British Wheelchair Basketball
Loughborough Lightning will have a strong presence in GB Women’s British Wheelchair Basketball squad for the upcoming 2021 European Championships in Madrid, Spain.
Guest appointed as new Lightning Cricket Head Coach
Loughborough Sport is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Guest as the new Head Coach of Lightning Cricket.
Loughborough research project shapes UK Sport pregnancy guidance
Academics at Loughborough University have helped shape ground-breaking pregnancy guidance from UK Sport – the first of its kind to support Olympic and Paralympic athletes and sport governing bodies.