Oxford University Polo Club just miss top spot in Metropolitan Intervarsity 2015

On 24th July 2015, Tianjin Polo Club, China, hosted the opening game of the 2015 Metropolitan Intervarsity Polo Championships. Six polo teams from top universities in England and America competed to earn their university the title of ‘champion’ across five days. The setting was fantastic, with Tianjin’s pristine field and polished stone spectator stands forming […]

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2016 Boat Race Presidents Elected

The Presidents for the famous Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race have recently been announced. Henry Hoffstot and Hannah Roberts have been elected for the Cambridge clubs, and will attempt to overturn a run of consecutive Oxford wins. Henry Hoffstot will be in his third season at the CUBC, twice having stroked the Cambridge Blue Boat.  The summer before […]

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Test Cricket faces challenges, not just England

One would be forgiven for discarding England’s Ashes triumph from recent memory, considering the tales of malaise within punditry and fan circles. Memories of Alastair Cook hoisting the urn have been banished in favour of calls for order reshuffles, coaching changes and the obligatory criticism of Ian Bell. This is reflective of a number of […]

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How to Manage Managers

The FA have taken the complete wrong lesson from the latest Mourinho debacle. The Chelsea boss has received heavy criticism, with varying regularity, for the way in which he addresses refereeing performances post-match. Whilst he is almost certainly the most vocal and explicit when talking about refereeing decisions, he is hardly alone, and perhaps we, […]

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NBA Season Preview

In case you didn’t know, the 2015-2016 NBA season started this week, making now the perfect time to preview the season and predict how it will play out. Last season’s champions, the Golden State Warriors, began their title defense at home against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday and look just as dangerous as they did […]

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A Place Amongst the Greats

The Oxford Blues met in Toronto in August to celebrate the induction of two historically significant jerseys into the Hockey Hall of Fame.  The Hockey Hall of Fame is the foremost museum in the world dedicated to the history of ice hockey. It holds exhibits about players, teams, NHL (National Hockey League) records, memorabilia, and […]

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