Articles by: Daniel Fowler
 

  • Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    Song discusses decline in table tennis participation at Sunderland

    May 11, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Popularity of other sports such as football and basketball is the main reason for a decline in table tennis participation at the University of Sunderland, according to team member Eddy Song. Song also mentioned the difference in popularity in Asia compared to Europe and the Americas and how it is […]

     
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    Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s: mid-season review

    December 6, 2017 at 11:55 am

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s have had a steady campaign so far but recent results have dampened spirts heading into their last match of 2017 against Teesside University. With five straight victories to start the semester, Brian Calder’s men were full of confidence and key players such as Domantas […]

     
  • Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    Calder reacts to Hull “out-enthusing” Sunderland

    December 4, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball coach Brian Calder has admitted his side were out-enthused in a 71-53 defeat against Hull University. A poor defensive performance, combined with Hull’s consistent attack, saw Sunderland outscored 45-26 by the visitors in the second half. Calder highlighted his side’s lack of enthusiasm and poor […]

     
  • Sunderland have struggled in the league so far this year.

    Hull storm to victory against below par Sunderland

    November 30, 2017 at 3:55 pm

    University of Sunderland Men’s Basketball 1st’s suffered a disappointing 71-53 defeat against University of Hull 1st’s at CitySpace on Wednesday night. Sunderland, who started the night in second place and three points clear of Hull, were outscored 45-26 in the second period as Brian Calder’s men saw their one-point half-time lead […]

     
  • Coach Calder is confident his side can beat Teesside to claim the title and promotion

    Calder hails “excellent victory” over Leeds

    November 24, 2017 at 6:04 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball coach Brian Calder was ecstatic after his side beat Leeds University 68-51 at CitySpace on Wednesday. It was a perfect response from the North East university after their unbeaten record was snatched away a week prior against York. With three of his squad scoring double figures, Calder is […]

     
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    Sunderland post comfortable victory against Leeds

    November 23, 2017 at 6:12 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s basketball got back to winning ways on Wednesday, beating Leeds University 68-51 at CitySpace. Teo Axiarlis led the scoring with 18 points while Lukas Butvilas and Charles Sayers also posted double figures with 16 and 15 respectively. Sunderland had a comfortable advantage for most of the […]

     
  • Sunderland have struggled in the league so far this year.

    Resilient Sunderland handed first defeat of season against York

    November 16, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    University of Sunderland men’s Basketball 1sts tasted defeat for the first time this season as York University triumphed 72-62. A disastrous second quarter for Sunderland, with just two field goals and a free throw scored, saw the deficit grow to 20 points and there was no way back. Sunderland improved […]

     
  • Coach Calder is confident his side can beat Teesside to claim the title and promotion

    Calder “ecstatic” with Sunderland’s resilient and tenacious start to season

    November 10, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    The University of Sunderland Basketball 1sts have picked up three wins in the last three weeks and coach Brian Calder is understandably proud of his players’ efforts. Two league wins and a victory in the cup have helped Sunderland to the top of their division while keeping interest in another […]

     
  • Sunderland coach Brian Calder watches on from the sideline

    Calder speaks after win over “savvy” Leeds

    October 24, 2017 at 11:00 am

    University of Sunderland men’s Basketball coach Brian Calder was pleased after the Wearsiders beat a ‘savvy’ Leeds Beckett side last Wednesday. Sunderland backed up their opening night win over Teesside by coming out on top against Beckett, who proved a tough test for Calder’s men – going down by just […]

     
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    BUCS Basketball: Sunderland overcome tough Leeds test

    October 20, 2017 at 5:55 pm

    University of Sunderland basketball made it two wins from two in the Northern 3B division with a 69-64 victory against Leeds Beckett. Both sides held double-digit leads during the game but the teams were well-matched and it proved to be an entertaining tie at CitySpace. Theodoros Axiorlis and Hilo Silva […]