National Paracycling Champion Tom Staniford has an extremely rare condition which, until now, has puzzled his doctors.
University of Exeter rugby league player Xander Seddon has been selected for Ireland Student’s Rugby League side as they prepare for the Student’s World Cup which kicks off in July.
Former University of Exeter hockey player Tom Carson received his first England caps in a series of friendly matches which took place in Belgium earlier this month.
Feel like getting on your bike this summer? Why not come along to one of our Bike Week events to find out all you need to know about cycling in and around the Exeter Campuses. There will also be lots of cycling freebies!
University of Exeter mature student Peter Wilby has clinched a superb victory in the Long Distance ITU World Championships at Belfort, France.
There was heartbreak for the Saudi Arabia team following the final of Exeter City Football Club’s annual diversity football tournament held on Sunday 9 June at the University of Exeter Sports Park.
The University of Exeter Volleyball Club welcomed teams from across Devon as they hosted their first ever grass tournament at St Luke’s Campus on 25-26 May.
University of Exeter Rugby League star Alex Mills Baker will join the Great Britain Student Pioneers rugby team as they travel to Morocco at the end of June to promote and develop the sport.
Children in Exeter are being encouraged to pick up a racket and play tennis as Victoria Park Tennis Club, in association with Exeter Tennis Centre, celebrates National Mini Tennis Week.
Women’s rugby at the University of Exeter has received another boost following the selection of players Amber Reed and Zoe Saynor for England’s international summer tour squads.
The University of Exeter’s Staff Barbarians were unable to hold back a torrent of goals as they faced Hospiscare for a charity football match on 19 March.
Exeter alumnus and UK Sport Director of Performance Simon Timson (Education & PE, 1993) has been invited to join an eminent panel of international experts to help shape the first ever Rugby Union talent statement.
The University of Exeter Boat Club (EUBC) have ended their record breaking British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) season with an exceptional showing in the BUCS Regatta, 25-27 March.
A strong season for the University of Exeter’s Windsurfers has been concluded with an exceptional medal haul at the UK Student Windsurfing Association (SWA) British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) National Championships.
Golfers from the University of Exeter first team have stormed to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport Golf Championship final.
The Athletic Union has paid tribute to the University of Exeter’s top student athletes in a glitzy awards ceremony at Exeter Castle on 1 May.
Exeter Tennis Centre Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has returned from her week long trip to Argentina having joined the Great Britain Women’s tennis coaching squad for the World Group II Qualifier of the Fed Cup.
The University of Exeter’s student golfers are poised for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) team finals this week after a successful showing at the BUCS individual strokeplay finals.
Exeter Tennis Centre has joined forces with the Devon Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and Exwick Tennis Club to provide better opportunities for young female players to pick up a racquet for the first time.
University of Exeter Pool player Thomas Gaughan has claimed the title of Individual Masters Champion following the Student Eight-ball Pool Home Internationals on 19-20 April.
The University of Exeter Golf club are readying themselves for a busy end to the winter season as they prepare to travel to a number of important tournaments this April.
Exeter Tennis Centre Performance Manager Charlotte Wallace has expressed her excitement after being invited to travel with the Great Britain coaching team for the Fed Cup clash against Argentina on 20-21 April.
The University of Exeter’s Cheerleading and Gymnastics squad have added to their long list of accolades by bringing home a wealth of trophies from the National Universities Cheerleading competition which took place 28 - 29 March.
On the 8 and9 April University of Exeter Golf Scholars Laurie Potter, Chris Johnston, Nick Wildman and Katie Bradbury made the long trip north to St. Andrews in Fife to compete in the R&A Scholars’ Tournament.
On Tuesday 9 April the University of Exeter hosted the third Athlete Support Day at the Sports Park on Streatham Campus.
Following an incredibly successful season, the University of Exeter Netball Club (EUNC) are relishing the opportunity to play top international sides.
Four of Exeter Tennis Centre’s Mini Orange performance players have ended a successful season on a high at the Grade One National Masters finals and Grade two National Regional Tour finals this March.
Alumni from the University of Exeter have emerged triumphant from the annual student / alumni golf tournament which took place from 24-25 March.
St Luke’s Sports Centre will be opening its doors to young sports fans from across the city next week as part of its Easter sports programme.
The University of Exeter Lacrosse Club has raised over £3000 to help retired soldiers after competing in the RockSolidRace on Sunday 16 March.
The Wales international Lacrosse side are travelling to the Sports Park for an Easter training camp in preparation for the Lacrosse World Cup in July.
The University of Exeter’s student cricket club has come together to raise money for the charity Clic Sargent.
The University of Exeter women’s rugby 1st team have been crowned champions of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) knockout competition following an inspired performance at Twickenham on 24 March.
The University of Exeter’s student radio station, Xpression FM have held the University of Exeter Staff Barbarians to a draw in a charity football match that took place at the Sports Park on 17 March.
Exmouth teenager Jack Findel-Hawkins has won the Exeter leg of the Tier Two AEGON British Tour after a dominant showing on home ground at Exeter Tennis Centre, while Ivybridge’s Sian Payne also reached the women’s final.
On 9 March female athletes from the University of Exeter Boat club travelled to London for the biggest head race of the calendar year - Women's Head of the River.
The University of Exeter Swimming Club have enjoyed some notable achievements this season at the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Swimming Championships and the annual Swimming Varsity in Exeter.
New research shows that drinking beetroot juice can significantly improve performance in team sports involving bouts of high intensity exercise.
The University of Exeter’s Women’s Rugby Club is riding high after achieving a spot in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championship final, taking place at Twickenham on 24 March.
On Wednesday 6 March the University of Exeter Golf first team took on rivals St Andrews in an England/Scotland semi-final for a coveted spot in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Knockout final; a feat that hadn’t been achieved since the side won the title in 2005.
The University of Exeter women’s tennis first team have made it through to the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) knockout competition finals after beating Durham on Wednesday 5 March.
Director of Badminton Helen Ward has recently returned from a successful trip to the U15 8 Nations tournament in Sweden.
The University of Stirling’s Cormac Sharvin has captured the inaugural University of Exeter Invitational Links Trophy after three days of competitive action at an immaculate Trevose Golf and Country Club in Cornwall.
A new eight team changing pavilion is officially open for business at the Sports Park after being handed over by building contractors Kier on 22 February.
Exeter Tennis Centre performance player Jack Findel-Hawkins has achieved world ranking status following a superb performance at the Great Britain F5 Futures tennis tournament in Cardiff which began on 25 February
The University of Exeter Men’s Cricket Club will feature alongside some of the best cricketers in the world in the 2013 Ashes computer game.
On Monday 25 February Exeter Tennis Centre played host to its annual Schools Tennis Festival.
The University of Exeter Men's hockey club will face Guildford on 3 March as the two clubs battle it out at the top of the England Hockey Men's Conference.
The inaugural University of Exeter Invitational Links Trophy tees off at Trevose Golf & Country Club on Saturday.
The University of Exeter Golf Scholars were out in force last week against Plymouth in the BUCS quarter-finals. First team captain Laurie Potter takes us through the gripping match which occurred at Dawlish Warren.
University of Exeter Alumnus Tom Carson (Management and Marketing, 2012) has been selected as part of a 32 man Great Britain Hockey squad for the next Olympic training cycle.
The University of Exeter Boat Club (EUBC) have enjoyed an incredibly successful weekend at the British Universities and Colleges (BUCS) Head rowing competition this month.
On Wednesday 20 February Exeter Tennis Centre hosted its annual Talent ID morning which saw 60 children, aged four – eight, descend upon Streatham Campus for a morning of games, agility exercises and tennis instruction.
New research shows that people can recover from poor performance when rivals comment on their failures.
Exeposé Sports Editor Will Kelleher gives his thoughts on a night of mud, rain and rugby at Sandy Park.
A chance to land a job in the football industry is on offer for aspiring coaches, managers and administrators with an event in Exeter on Sunday 24 February running from 13:00-17:00.
The University of Exeter Golf first team have stormed to victory in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Premier South Golf League.
The University of Exeter Rugby Club have surged to the top of the British Universities and Colleges league table after a dominant performance against Bath.
The campaigns have ended, the votes have been counted and the race is over. After an incredibly exciting week Alex Powell (Exercise and Sports Science) has been elected as the next president of the Athletic Union (AU).
Katie Bradbury, (1st year, Accounting and Finance) returned from a successful trip to the Portuguese Amateur Championship competition in Portugal which took place 30 January – 2 February.
Second year student and fourth team cricketer Greg Russel (International relations) has scooped the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award.
Nico Flanaghan (PGCE in Secondary Education, 2012) is the most recent of Exeter players selected to play Rugby League at a semi-professional level.
Sports Scholar Amber Reed has helped England to a dominant victory over Scotland in the opening match of the Women’s Six Nations at Esher.
The University of Exeter Student Tennis Club has enjoyed an exceptional week in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) competition.
University of Exeter Golf Scholar Laurie Potter is preparing for 2013. The third year Exercise and Sports Science student is looking forward to a number of high profile tournaments this year and is also running for prestigious position of Athletic Union president.
Exeter Tennis Centre performance player Jack Findel-Hawkins has qualified for the final round of the 2013 Futures competition this week in Sheffield.
Louis Skupien (aged 10) has won the 10U Winter National Tennis Championships which took place last weekend in Cambridge.
Exeter Tennis Centre is preparing to host the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Individual Qualifiers from 25-27 January.
Exeter Tennis Centre’s Junior performance programme is helping to support young players from across the region in their quest to become Britain’s tennis stars of the future.
University of Exeter Tennis Scholar Yvanna Kurlack has returned from competing in the Master U BNP Paribas International University Tennis Tournament.
With the beginning of the cricket season only a few months away the University of Exeter has created an exciting opportunity for young people to take their first step into the world of cricket.
On Sunday 16 December staff from the University of Exeter competed in a charity five-a-side football tournament in aid of Hospiscare.
Runners from the University of Exeter swept the board during the final race of the South West United Service Cross Country League, organised by the Royal Navy.
The Sports Office has launched its New Year membership offer, offering a fantastic opportunity for the whole community to stay active this year.
Flybe have emerged as the winners of the University of Exeter Sport’s ninth six-a-side corporate cricket league. The title was decided on Thursday 13 December during an evening of indoor cricket that saw two semi-finals, before the grand finale decided the season champions.
Clubs from the Athletic Union (AU) have enjoyed an excellent start to the sporting season this term.
Sports Scholar Amber Reed tell us about her recent success with the England Women's international rugby team.
On Thursday 29 November, 90 children from local primary schools in Exeter took part in the first University of Exeter Sporting Stars Education Days.
The third annual AU Olympics saw 12 teams from across the Athletic Union compete in a number of sporting challenges to raise money for Movember.
Eight University of Exeter Rugby players are to receive a bursary from South West Communications for the 2012/13 season.
On Friday 16 November the Sports Office took part in a number of fund raising activities for Children in Need.
Playing football or running for at least three hours a week could help teenagers counteract the potential damage to their bone health caused by prolonged spells of sitting.
University of Exeter Rugby scholar Amber Reed has enjoyed a successful start to her senior international career as England opened their Autumn International series against France.
Exeter Tennis Centre has won the Education Award at the British Tennis Awards hosted by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA).
Three University of Exeter alumni sports scholars have helped their current club side qualify for the last 16 of the European Hockey League, hockey’s equivalent of the Champions League.
Over £40,000 has recently been invested in the gym at St Luke’s Sport Centre. The investment has brought a large variety of new equipment and will give members access to the latest Life Fitness technology to assist their workout.
Exeter Performance Player Jack Findel-Hawkins has won the AEGON British Tour Tier Two event in Swansea.
Atass Honey Badgers have won season eight of the University of Exeter’s Indoor Six a-side cricket league.
On October 19 University of Exeter Golf Scholar Laurie Potter competed for the South West of England’s 10 man team against the Midland Counties.
Steven Wood has joined Exeter Tennis Centre as the new Head of Student Tennis.
On Friday 21st September 2012, the Exeter pre-season netball squad travelled to Birmingham to watch the first of three international test matches between England and Jamaica.
The University of Exeter golf club celebrated this weekend after a great start to their British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Campaign at Saunton Golf Club.
The University of Exeter’s new Boathouse was officially opened on Saturday 13 October.
Playing football (soccer) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke.
University of Exeter student Amber Reed is set to make her senior rugby debut when England start their Autumn international series against France on November 3 at Esher’s Molesey Road ground, kick off 6pm.
This summer current University of Exeter student Robin William (PhD. Statistics) competed for Team GB in the bind five-a-side football event at the 2012 Paralympic games. Robin reports on his rollercoaster experience at the ‘Greatest show on Earth’.
Exeposé review this year’s “Town vs Gown” varsity match between University of Exeter AFC and Exeter City FC. Will Kelleher reports:
Over 3900 students packed St James’ Park stadium last night for the annual “Town vs Gown” football varsity between the University of Exeter AFC and Exeter City FC.
The London 2012 Olympics were a huge success, both in terms of the logistics of hosting the largest sports event on Earth and from a performance perspective with Team GB achieving a fantastic medal haul. Many University of Exeter alumni contributed towards the Greatest Show on Earth across a diverse range of sectors.
The University of Exeter is hoping to mirror Europe's success in the Ryder Cup this year by welcoming three new golf scholars and a new golf Sports Performance Officer.
The University of Exeter has been named University of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide 2013.
A number of new facilities are now open for general use at the University of Exeter Sports Park on Streatham Campus. The opening marks the completion of stage one of an £8million redevelopment project as the University works towards its goal of being in the top 100 Universities in the world.
On Wednesday 18 September students and staff were welcomed to take part in Be Healthy Day based at the Forum Project on Streatham campus. The day was a huge success offering a range of free services for the coming academic year.
The sun shone brightly for the 18 teams contesting the 7th annual Alumni Golf Day at Worplesdon Golf Club. This year's auction raised an outstanding £11,000 toward golf scholarships.
We would like to welcome all our new and returning students this academic year. We wish you all every success in your studies and hope you enjoy everything the University of Exeter has to offer.
A new class is on offer at the Streatham Sports park for those wanting to prepare for one the newest sporting events in Devon, the Rock Solid Race.
University of Exeter graduate Victoria Adderley (Exercise and Sports Science, 2011) has returned from a successful weekend at the 10th World University Equestrian Championship (WUEC) in Aachen, Germany.
Renowned British sailor and honorary graduate Ben Ainslie CBE has delighted the British public by winning gold in the Finn class regatta at the London 2012 Olympics.
Forward Sarah Thomas (Exercise and Sports Science, 2002) has achieved a bronze medal with the Great Britain Women’s hockey team at the London 2012 Olympics.
Exeter postgraduate student Lizzy Brock (PhD, Electromagnetic Material group), has just returned from competing for Team GB at the European Dragon Boat Racing Championship in Nottingham
Alumna Crystal Lane has been selected to represent ParalympicsGB Cycling squad at the London 2012 Games. She will compete in the 3 km pursuit on 30 August; Time Trial on 5 September and the Road Race on 6 September.
Third year medical student, Emma Derby, has been selected to compete for RYA Team GBR White at one of the most prestigious events on the international yachting calendar.
Exeter has secured its highest ever ranking in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) League, finishing 7th at the end of the 2011-12 season.
Light winds were the order of the day in what was to prove testing for both athletes and the Race Committee during the Open 470 European Sailing Championships.
The University of Exeter is delighted to welcome visitors to this year’s British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Conference: ‘Enhancing the student experience through sport’.
University of Exeter Sport support Ghanaian athletes in the lead up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games
Supported by Right to Dream, Anita Fordjour and Raphael Nkeghe Botsyo (wheelchair track athletes), Alem Mumuni (para-cyclist) and Charles Narh Teye (powerlifter) are currently participating in an intensive training camp at the University in the run-up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Work has begun on the construction of the University’s new Boathouse at Countess Wear.
The University of Exeter Women’s Rugby 7’s team have been crowned British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Champions, having swept aside the competition at the BUCS Championships.
The University of Exeter saw off Durham University to win the PWC British Universities and Colleges Sport Men’s Hockey Championship Final at Abbeydale Sports Club in Sheffield on Thursday 15 March.
On Thursday 15 March the Sports Park hosted the final of the regional round of the Badminton England 2011-12 Center Parcs National Schools Badminton Championships.
Exeter Tennis Centre is delighted to welcome Colin Jakeway to the coaching team.
The University of Exeter has today announced plans to invest £8 million in its sports park.
The University of Exeter will be hosting a six-a-side Just Play football festival, which is being linked with the annual Grecian Shield tournament run by the Athletic Union.
Exeter Tennis Centre’s player Jack Findel-Hawkins, age 17 continues to impress on the national tennis stage as newly crowned national 18 and under boys tennis masters champion.
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) development squad sailors and former University sports scholars Sophie Weguelin and Sophie Ainsworth have claimed their first World Cup regatta success, joining GBR’s Hannah Mills and Saskia Clark on the 470 women’s podium at the recent Miami World Cup regatta.
Following on from the successful South West Talent Programme, expert athletic training company Excelsior is offering athletes from all sports access to expert tuition and support.
Exeter celebrates double success as men’s and women’s squads reach the finals of the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Indoor Cricket Championships.
Over the weekend of 21 and 22 April 2012, the University of Exeter’s Windsurf Club travelled to Calshot Activity Centre, near Southampton, for the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Windsurfing Championships.
BBC News have been quoted as saying “Primary schools are failing to honour swimming obligations”. Schools may be failing to teach children to swim, but young people can experience the freedom of swimming safely at St Luke’s Sports Centre, University of Exeter.
Sarah Thomas (Exercise & Sports Sciences, 2002) has become the first University of Exeter alumna to be selected to represent her country at the 2012 Olympic Games.
With Euro 2012 in full flow Exeter City FC is also going international with its own special football tournament.
Exeter University student Luke Treharne selected to represent GB at the World University Championships.
Full-back Luke (1st year, Medicine) has been selected for the 12-man Rugby Sevens side following involvement with Wales Students, playing for Wales U18 at international level.
On Saturday 30 June the University of Exeter Boat Club held their annual Alumni Reunion at Henley Royal Regatta.
Record numbers of delegates attended the annual British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) conference held at Exeter’s Streatham campus, 10-13 July 2012.