July 2021 news
Bateson joins Trent Rockets for The Hundred
Loughborough University’s Jon Bateson will team up with the Trent Rockets for this summer’s inaugural Hundred cricket competition.
Sports Minister visits UKAD’s new HQ at Loughborough University: a Midlands powerhouse for sport
With a week to go before the start of the Tokyo Olympics, Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston MP, visited the new HQ for UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) at Loughborough University.
Loughborough success at European U23 Championships
Loughborough Scholar Molly Caudery matched the silver medal she won at the European U20 Championships back in 2017 by taking 2nd place at the recent European U23 Championships in Tallin, Estonia.
Experts in Sport: The truth behind the role of the sport agent in the football industry
Negotiating contracts and securing important deals are what sports agents are known for, but how else does the role extend within professional sport?
British U23 record for Mortimer
If there was any fatigue from his 5000m 4th place at the U23 European Championships last Saturday, Loughborough scholar Tom Mortimer failed to show it as he ran a new British U23 record for the 3000m at the Gateshead Diamond League on Tuesday 13th July.
O’Donnell races up European Rankings
Loughborough Scholar and Irish International Chris O’Donnell set a new 400m PB of 45.55 seconds in Lucerne, Switzerland, when he came 2nd to World Record holder Wayde van Niekerk.
Taylor heads to The Hundred with Welsh Fire
Rob Taylor, Lightning Cricket’s Head Coach, has been appointed to Welsh Fire women’s backroom team for this summer’s inaugural Hundred competition.
Lightning's Quest for a T20 Win Continues
Central Sparks beat Lightning by 6 wickets, with 6 balls remaining.
Lightning to host Sparks in Charlotte Edwards T20 Cup
Lightning Cricket has announced that its upcoming Charlotte Edwards T20 Cup game verses local rivals Central Sparks will be played at the Uptonsteel County Ground in Leicestershire.
An Unfortunate Loss for Lightning
Lightning (88) take a loss to Vipers (134/7) during the T20 competition.