Robot Wars for billionaires

The high-speed hypocrisy of Formula 1

Widely considered to be the pinnacle of motorsport, the globetrotting circus that is Formula 1 (F1) has always been about money as much as it is about racing. With revenues of well over a billion dollars annually, ten teams pouring …

Matthew Simons elected chairperson of DUCAC

Simons was uncontested for the position at this evening’s AGM

Update, October 10: Anna Grace Ulses was elected secretary of DUCAC and the constitutional amendment was passed.

Matthew Simons has been elected chairperson of the Dublin University Central Athletic Club (DUCAC).

DUCAC, which oversees sports clubs in Trinity, held its …

Cliff divers make a splash at Downpatrick Head

The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series made its fifth visit to Ireland last week

Downpatrick Head juts out of the Mayo coastline about 27km northwest of Ballina, not far from the Céide Fields. Though the Cliffs of Moher are the international superstars of Ireland’s Atlantic coast, their northern Mayo cousins are no less dramatic.

Fans’ embrace of Ronaldo is part of a worrying trend in football

I support Manchester United as much as anyone, but I’m not celebrating the striker’s return to Old Trafford

This article contains discussion and brief descriptions of sexual violence.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United in recent weeks has been treated as a biblical event among the club’s fans, given his history at the team previously as well as

How can you not be romantic about baseball?

I never thought I’d become a sports fan. But in baseball, as in life, everything can change in a single moment

In school, I didn’t enjoy PE class. I was a weedy, asthmatic, bookish kid lacking the stamina and co-ordination that those two hours a week demanded of me. The problem only got worse once I reached second level, when I

The fight to Save Tolka Park

Trinity News speaks to the campaign group about the importance of preserving this historic amenity, home of Shelbourne Football Club

“The ethos of the movement is not based on trying to torpedo the club’s move to Dalymount, which all principal stakeholders have agreed to. The ethos and the campaign’s clarity of purpose is around preserving Tolka Park, not just for

Out of Left Field: DU Sailing Club

Trinity’s sailors are keen to get back out on the water

Forty people, thirty days, a daily jump into the sea – last November, DU Sailing Club members raised funds for men’s mental health charities by swimming in the sea each day of Movember. The fundraiser was one of a handful …

European Super League: a wake up call for fans

Supporters should demand far more from clubs than cheap apologies

“The biggest football joke of all time.” This was how Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet described the selection of Qatar as 2022 World Cup hosts in December 2010. “It is all merely an example of the unfeeling hyper-capitalism that has come to …

Online exam season presents new challenges for staying healthy and active

Tech neck, sore eyes and disrupted sleep are but a few of the problems posed by solely digital learning. Here are a few remedies

Each time exam season rolls around, students are inevitably inundated with reminders on the importance of eating healthily, drinking enough water and staying active during exam season, for the sake of our mental and physical health. Whether or not you …