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Saurav Ghosal: Star of India

Published
Wednesday 27th July, 2022
Categories
Alumni

Indian squash star Saurav Ghosal (Economics and Management 2008) honed his skills whilst studying at Leeds, and aims to add Commonwealth gold to his illustrious medal collection at Birmingham 2022.

Saurav Ghosal playing squash, swings his racket on court

Tyler Smith: a Bermudan triathlete made in Leeds

Published
Monday 25th July, 2022
Categories
Alumni

Bermudan triathlete Tyler Smith (Sports Science and Physiology 2020) goes up against Leeds teammates as he aims to help his nation to Commonwealth Games gold in Birmingham.

Tyler Smith runs out of the water during a triathlon race

True size of largest tropical peatland revealed

Published
Thursday 21st July, 2022
Categories
Environment
Global

A new study has mapped the full scale of a vast region of peatland in the heart of the Congo Basin, revealing it to be 15% bigger than previously thought.

Prof Corneille Ewango of the University of Kisangani, DRC, takes notes in a peat swamp forest along the Ikelemba River in DRC.

24 hours to gold: The reigning Commonwealth champion

Published
Thursday 21st July, 2022
Categories
Alumni

From the Leeds marathon to 24 hour ultra racing, ahead of Birmingham 2022, John Pares (Chemical Engineering 1987) describes his journey to claim a Commonwealth Championship gold.

John Pares runs to the finish line in the 24 hour race

Mark England OBE: the hopes of a nation

Published
Monday 18th July, 2022
Categories
Alumni

After making history as Team GB Chef de Mission at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Mark England OBE hopes to guide Team England to gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Mark England poses in Team GB tracksuit