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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NBA Preview

The NBA season is nearly upon us and, whilst an offseason of huge turnover should make for one of the most interesting early seasons in recent years, there are some trends from both the offseason itself and what has happened so far in the preseason that could be extrapolated further. No team is likely to […]

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Perfect start to season for basketball Blues

Blues women’s basketball player-coach Sue Altman praised her side’s ‘great team effort’ as they went top of the BUCS Premier South division, comfortably beating Brighton University 54-32 at Iffley Road. Altman ensured Oxford got off to the best possible start, scoring a six-point run within three minutes of tip-off. After ending the first quarter with […]

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