Cynthia Xu Sports Editor

Class of 2023


  • Champions League round of 16 recap

    PSG vs. Real Madrid
    Although based upon the result, the first leg seemed to go PSG’s way, a closer look at the statistics reveals that this was not the case at all. Even though the home side managed to secure the win through a run into the box by Kylian Mbappé in the fourth minute of stoppage time at the end of the second half, PSG had the chance to put up a much wider margin. Having tallied ...

    Sports | March 21, 2022
  • Sporting world’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

    Faced with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine last Thursday, many facets of the sporting world, ranging from athletes to committees, have mounted strong responses in condemnation of Russia and in solidarity with Ukraine.

    Sports | February 28, 2022
  • 2022 Olympics men’s singles figure skating: The podium and its implications

    The men’s singles figure skating competition at the 2022 Beijing Olympics has concluded, and with it, the emotional highs and lows have begun to plateau.

    Sports | February 14, 2022
  • Penalty Shouts: Hubbell and Donohue continue Cold War efforts for Team USA

    This is Penalty Shouts, The Tartan’s sports column inspired by the New Yorker’s column, Daily Shouts. This satire-fueled column will focus on anything and everything funny in the sports world that is deserving of our comedic attention.

    Sports | February 7, 2022
  • AFCON semifinals and final

    The Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) concluded last Sunday, and it would be an understatement to say that the latter half of the playoff portion of the competition did not disappoint.

    Sports | February 7, 2022

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