Remembering Kobe Bryant

Some sporting individuals are remembered in a single snapshot. Tommie Smith’s black-clad fist in Mexico, Francois Pienaar’s handshake with Mandela in Johannesburg, Ben Stokes’ tribalistic roar at Leeds. Some are immortalised through totemic achievements. Ronnie O’Sullivan’s blink-and-you’ll-miss-it maximum in Sheffield, Roger Bannister’s four-minute mile in Oxford, Nadia Comaneci’s perfect 10 in Montreal. Some remain etched […]

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The Jogging Dead

Runner Five? Looks like there are some zombies after you. Run! Those are the words, along with the moans of the undead, which get me jogging in the morning. Some people might want their morning exercise to be relaxing, accompanied by music or the sounds of nature. Personally, I’m motivated by the threat of being […]

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Women’s Blues and Panthers Comeback

This week saw the ultimate comeback game from both women’s teams with the Blues drawing their fixture with Bristol 17-17 and the Panthers overcoming Staffordshire with a 38-27 win. On a fresh autumn afternoon at Iffley Road, the Women’s Blues welcomed Bristol University for their fourth BUCS League fixture. Having won two and lost one […]

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Keble gym in silence

Numerous Keble students have been disappointed by the college’s decision to remove speakers from their gym. The gym remains popular amongst college students, yet concerns have been expressed regarding the fact they were not told of the speaker’s removal at the beginning of term, and they are keen for them to be reinstated. However, some […]

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Where to Watch the Big Match

Jude the Obscure Firstly, it has a great name. Though the hopes of Thomas Hardy’s protagonist always seemed cruelly out of reach, that’s not the case at this pub: enough TV screens so you can always see the action; reasonably priced drinks and food; enough seats so you don’t have to stand up for hours; […]

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