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Sport from the Side-lines: Running all over the world with Adharanand Finn

Sport from the Side-lines is a mini-series from Mitch Marshall, speaking to those who bring unique perspectives about sport into the limelight, without being elite sportspeople themselves. While they share Mitch’s love for sport, it is their insight into sports’ broader lessons about society, culture and the essence of being human that make them so Read More…

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Otmar Szafnauer on Aston Martin’s return to Formula One, Drive to Survive and the future.

Otmar Szafnauer, Team Principal and CEO of Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team, appears on my laptop over Microsoft Teams. He asks me if I’ve watched Drive to Survive, Netflix’s series about Formula One, a series so popular that, shortly after the release of it’s third season in March, it became Netflix’s most popular show Read More…

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Oxford Food Bank hails Marcus Rashford’s SPOTY Special Award win for 2020 food poverty campaign

Oxford Food Bank has said that it is “delighted” by Marcus Rashford’s success at Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards as the 23-year-old football star received a special prize for his charity work in 2020.

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Concussion protocols in sport: a no-brainer?

Sports organisations across Britain are implementing new rules to protect players at all levels from the long-term effects of concussion and head trauma. In February, the English Football Association banned primary school-aged children from heading footballs in training, due to fears that doing so at a young age could add to the likelihood of dementia Read More…

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Sport: old guard shines as the Masters 2020 gets underway

The inaugural Autumn Masters was always set to provide a new challenge to the golfers in an already difficult year. With rain delaying the first tee times by three hours, 45 players were unable to finish their round before night fell. The combination of the cooler autumn conditions and the heavy rain flooding several greens Read More…

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Iffley Road Sports Centre reopens after 197 days

Iffley Road Sports Centre reopened this morning 197 days after it closed its doors in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The reopening comes in time for the start of the University of Oxford’s Michaelmas term on 11 October. In their most recent coronavirus update, Oxford University Sport (OUS) stated: “We appreciate this has been Read More…