Category: Sport

Sports Alumni Profile: Catherine Kerr and Amy Beattie

We talk to two University of Stirling sports graduates, Catherine Kerr and Amy Beattie, who were instrumental in creating the University’s #BeConnected event programme, which launched during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Catherine Kerr completed her BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science in 2014, and currently serves as a Senior Fitness Officer at the University of Stirling.

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Five things that happen to your body when you run a marathon

The University of Stirling campus marks the half-way point of the inaugural Stirling Scottish Marathon. Ahead of the event, expected to attract around 6,500 runners, we caught up with one of our resident sport science experts, Dr Angus Hunter, to explain what happens to the body when you take on a 26-mile run. Here’s Dr

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5 minutes with… an International Rugby Sevens Captain

Marah Mohammad Ishraf studies with the University of Stirling at the Singapore Institute of Management Global Education. The 22-year-old Sports Studies and Marketing student also captains Singapore’s national Rugby Sevens team. We took 5 minutes to get to know Marah a little better… What’s your average day like? I usually wake up early and make

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Rio 2016 – When to watch Stirling’s athletes

Ross Murdoch holding GB flag at Stirling University

There’s now just over a day until the Rio 2016 Olympics kick off, and we’re buzzing like a jar of wasps – to quote Glasgow 2014 hero Charlie Flynn. We’re dead proud of our Olympians – swimmers Ross Murdoch, Duncan Scott, Robbie Renwick and Craig Benson – as well as former sports scholars Colin Fleming,

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