January 2023 news
Alumnus Baxter appointed new Loughborough Lightning Head Coach
Loughborough Lightning Women’s football performance programme is delighted to confirm the appointment of Charlie Baxter as its new Head Coach.
Lightning Wheelchair Basketball begin their title defence with a victory over Worcester Wolves
Loughborough Lightning opened their 2023 Women’s Premier League season campaign with a convincing victory over visitors Worcester Wolves on Sunday.
Lightning complete pre-season with victory over Strathclyde Sirens
Loughborough Lightning celebrated a 65-58 victory over visiting side Strathclyde Sirens in their final pre-season clash on Sunday ahead of the 2023 season.
Ruthless Ranah advances to Australian Open Juniors semi-finals
Loughborough’s Ranah Stoiber is on the verge of a maiden Grand Slam Juniors tennis final after advancing to the semi-finals of the Australian Open Juniors.
Paralympic Games champion Kramer signs for Lightning (VIDEO)
Loughborough Lightning Wheelchair Basketball has secured a major coup with the signing of Netherlands international and Paralympic Games champion, Bo Kramer.
Stoiber powers through to Australian Open Juniors quarter-final
Loughborough University National Tennis Academy (LUNTA) player Ranah Stoiber has stormed through to the Australian Open Juniors quarter-final stage.
Minister for Sport Stuart Andrew MP visits NFL Academy at Loughborough
Stuart Andrew MP – Minister for Sport, Tourism and Civil Society – visited both Loughborough University and Loughborough College on Thursday 19 January to see first-hand the positive impact the National Football League (NFL) Academy is having on the region.
Sky pledges support to the Black In Sport Summit
Sky, Europe's leading media and entertainment company, has pledged its support to the ground-breaking initiative led by a group of Loughborough University students, the Black In Sport Summit (BISS). The partnership forms part of Sky’s £30 million commitment towards tackling systemic racism.
Loughborough agrees partnership with Hackney Wick FC to create new academy
Loughborough University and Loughborough College have agreed a community development partnership with London-based football club Hackney Wick.
Experts in Sport podcast: How to stay motivated on your new year fitness journey
With the festive season now a distant memory, many of us have swapped turkey and mince pies for kettlebells and treadmills as we attempt to live healthier in 2023.
To our Netball family at Wasps
The Lightning family were deeply saddened to hear that Wasps Netball will no longer compete in the Netball Superleague.