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Yes, She Can

Yes, She Can

There’s no mountain too high, no weight too heavy, no obstacle too tough, because she can do it! The She Can campaign run by Arc Sport was inspired by the government’s ‘Girls Make Your Move’ initiative. Sticking to the same agenda of encouraging girls to feel confident and empowered in …

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Australian Primary Schools Introduces History of Sporting Sledges to Curriculum

Australian Primary Schools Introduce History Of Sporting Sledges To Curriculum

The NSW Department of Education has announced that primary schools across the state will introduce Australia’s rich history of sporting sledges to the mandatory curriculum, in 2018. This proposed addition to what has been widely considered an “unexciting” national history learning outcome, has received an applaud from parents. “It’s perfect, just perfect,” says …

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Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

We interviewed Lydia, a rower involved in UNSW’s Rowing club, one of the many ladies involved in the She Can campaign. She Can is made for women by women. An all inclusive sports initiative, She Can empowers women at UNSW of all sporting abilities to make their move!

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WATCH: Rock Climbing With Nikki // She Can

Interview: Nikki, Rock Climbing

We interviewed Nikki, a rock climber with UNSW Outdoors Club, one of the many ladies involved in the She Can campaign. She Can is made for women by women. An all inclusive sports initiative, She Can empowers women at UNSW of all sporting abilities to make their move!  

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Interview: CircuSoc

Interview: Circus Society

Ever wander past the village green and stare in amazement at the jugglers? Felt like there’s an inner acrobat waiting to come out? Blitz sat down with Anna, the President of the Circus Society to learn more about circus life. What does CircuSoc do? We’re a student society on campus …

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Soundtrack to: Festival of Sport

Soundtrack To: Festival of Sport

With Festival of Sport here, workout music has never become more important. Music wakes you up. Music keeps you active. Most importantly, music pumps you up for a workout. So what better way to get your morning started than with a little help from us. Check out Blitz’s playlist to …

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Interview: Antoni and Lucas,Tricking Society

Interview: Tricking Society

Meet Antoni and Lucas, two UNSW students who both share a passion for tricking. Unless you are new to UNSW, chances are you’ve seen them both flipping and flying all over the Quad lawn.  What the hell is tricking? Antoni: I would probably describe it as an aesthetic blend of …

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5 Ways To Get Active At Uni

5 Ways To Get Active At Uni

After a four-month long binge of unproductivity, excessive partying, and eating for the sake of eating, it’s time for us to snap into gear and lose some of that excess cellulite. However, with the stresses of our increasing uni workload, employment responsibilities and TV shows to attend to, finding the …

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Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Scandal reaches the shores of Cronulla, as a local over 20s cricket captain reveals that he only gave it 200% during a recent weekend match. Ben McLachlan, 23, was approached by the press for a post-match interview. He remained unsettled and rather evasive throughout the entire interview. After much perspiration …

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Interview: Festival Of Sport Coordinator

Interview: Festival Of Sport Coordinator

Blitz caught up with Demi, the Festival of Sport Coordinator to learn more about the event, and why we should take Rhianna’s advice and werk, werk, werk, werk, werk (out), whether we’re a couch potato or the next Olympian. If you had only 30 seconds to sell the Festival of …

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Review: Best Places to Snorkel in Sydney

Summer is finally here at last! You know what that means? It’s time to spend endless days at the beach and work on your tan. For those you who love the water, then there’s lots you can do like swimming, surfing or kayaking. We are blessed that Sydney is covered …

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Will There Ever Be Another “Invincible” Season?

It takes great mental strength and a bit of luck to win the English Premier League, let alone go undefeated for all 38 games. It’s a feat that only two English sides have achieved, with the Arsenal squad of 2003/04 being the most recent to etch their names into folklore, …

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It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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PHIL’ Spotlight

The Fun-A-Thon is a 24-hour endurance event that will arrive 13-14 Oct, with 100 participants from 10 diverse teams moving and grooving at different stations. Think bubble soccer and running on treadmills while blowing bubbles The best part? All money raised goes to the Sydney Children’s Hospital for Music and …

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Consistency Will Be Liverpool’s Biggest Challenge This Season

Coming off an incredible victory over reigning champions Leicester City and a demolition of Hull, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his side can continue their strong start to the Premier League season and begin to build momentum heading into Christmas. The Reds began the season with what initially …

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Grading The Best Premier League Transfer Window Deals

The English Premier League is back in full swing after an ill-timed international break. The coming weeks will likely weed out the pretenders (read: Hull City)  from the real title contenders. While Manchester City have gotten off to a flying start, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea aren’t too far behind with Eden …

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Diets We Love ;)

Fighting an uphill battle with genetics? Craving that #goals summer body that will inspire a parade of meaningless hook-ups to come your way? Say no more. Here are some sure-fire and entirely unapproved diets that will having you dropping kilos fast. The Vegan Diet Consume only plants and steer clear …

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Interview: A Chat With UNSW Ultimate Frisbee

UNSW’S Ultimate Frisbee Club has come a long way since their genesis, expanding to become one of the biggest university Frisbee clubs in Australia! Last week Blitz got the opportunity to chat with a couple of Ultimate throwers about their recent victories abroad, their adventures in Asia and what being …

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Award Predictions For The 2016/17 NBA Season

With the Olympics Games finally done and dusted, basketball fans now have to endure an excruciating two-month wait until the start of the new NBA season at the end of October. Kevin Durant’s shocking departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder to Golden State has drastically changed the NBA landscape. The signing almost …

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Should Chess Be An Olympic Sport?

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally under wrap. But with every end comes a new beginning, and plans for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are already underway. Chess and Bridge are among 26 sports that have applied for inclusion in the next Olympics. Yep that’s right. Imagine the slow gentle hum …

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The stadiums in Brazil still need to be finished

The 2016 Olympics Are Already a Disaster

With the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics just around the corner, the build-up to the biggest sporting event on Earth has been less than impressive. The words chaotic and unprepared are far more appropriate. Reports from just last week highlight that the conditions in the Olympic Village are essentially ‘unlivable’ …

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The Finals Was a Victory for Old School Basketball

Somewhere, for the finals Charles Barkley is yelling into a phone “I TOLD YOU THAT JUMP SHOOTING TEAMS CAN’T WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP!”. Hey, maybe he was right. Maybe the newest way isn’t the best. Monday’s game serves as a reminder that the old school, drive to the rim, dominate the …

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The Shire – God’s Country After All?

The Cronulla Sharks have gone fifty years without winning a Premiership. Now, a clever article might list the historic things that have happened since such a feat has been achieved. Unfortunately though, as history would have it, such a feat has never been achieved. No, not me having never written …

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Review: Oscar Wylee Blue Light Protective Lenses

Blue light is the stuff your mum mentions when your staring at your phone or computer just before bed time. “It disturbs your sleep, all that light is not good for you at bed time”. As per usual with motherly advice, it generally tends to go out the window. But …

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Why the Hayne Plane is Authorised for Takeoff

He was the best player in the world. The Dally M Medallist, State of Origin player of the series, World Cup champion and Holden Kangaroos player’s player. At season’s end, he gives it all up. He wants to chase his dream of playing American Football in the States. So he …

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