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Aug 5, 2022

Ahead of the semi-finals of the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games, we are joined by a panel of some of the sport's key figures.

Dr Sam Oldfield from the University's Institute of Sport discusses her research into the history of the game, with the President of England Netball, Joan Mills, explaining the vision...


Aug 3, 2022

Before the start of the Commonwealth Games 2022, we caught up with Adele Nicoll, shot putter and Manchester Metropolitan alumna who will be representing Team Wales at the Games.

Adele talks about recently becoming a champion at the British Championships in Manchester, as well as her experience on the Team GB bobsleigh...


Jul 28, 2022

To mark the start of the Commonwealth Games 2022, we talk to Chloe Golding, backstroke swimmer and former sports scholar at Manchester Metropolitan who won a place at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Chloe looks back on her experience of competing in the 200m backstroke heats at her first Commonwealth Games at...


Jul 22, 2022

In this episode of MetCast, we speak with Dr Paul Brannagan, Senior Lecturer in Sport Management and Policy at the Manchester Metropolitan University Institute of Sport about how nation states and brands use sport and sporting events as a vehicle to gain soft power and boost their country's reputation and their...


Jul 14, 2022

With the Tour de France 2022 well underway, and competitors about to embark on an epic climb up Alpe d'Huez, we discuss the psychology involved in a mountain stage and how cyclists prepare for the ultimate test of endurance. 

We speak to Dr Ben Marshall, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Manchester...