Universities “failing” black students with mental health problems

Black undergraduates experiencing mental health problems have some of the highest dropout rates among students across UK universities, according to new data from the Office for Students (OfS). The regulator has revealed 77 percent of black students with mental health problems continue their degrees after their first year, compared to 85 percent of students of [...]

Newcastle United takeover: the issues surrounding Newcastle’s billionaire buyers

It’s been a long time coming for Newcastle United fans, but the joy of finally being rid of Mike Ashley may be overshadowed by the moral issues surrounding some of potential owners of the club. Recent seasons have been a roller-coaster for Magpies’ fans, and they’ll be wary of rumours of yet another buyout. In [...]

“Global Epidemic” Of Childhood Inactivity

Four out of five young people worldwide are not exercising enough, which puts both their current and future health at risk, warns the World Health Organisation (WHO).  The 2019 WHO study, published in the Lancet Child and Adolescent Health journal, gathered survey data from 1.6 million 11 to 17 year olds. It followed physical exercise trends across [...]

“The ICC must address homophobia in cricket”

Here is an article I wrote last year about homophobia in Sport. “The ICC must address homophobia in cricket”. These are the words of Chris Sherwood, of Graces CC, the “world’s first LGBT cricket club”. They come a few days after West Indian cricketer, Shannon Gabriel, was charged for an “inappropriate comment” aimed at England [...]