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Is Italian football entering a new era?

Gruffudd Owen asks whether Clarence Seedorf’s appointment at AC Milan is the sign of better things to come

The Premier League’s World Cup hopefuls

Gruffudd Owen assesses the World Cup chances of the Premier League’s English, Spanish and Brazilian stars

Big week for novice boaties

Gruffudd Owen profiles the ongoing Christ Church rowing regatta

Swimming Update

Gruffudd Owen fills us in on the recent meets of the Swimming club.

Blues run Russians close

The weekend saw Russia narrowly beat the Blues' Rugby Union side in a pulsating encounter in Iffley. Gruffudd Owen was there.

Blues netball: 4th week update

Gruffudd Owen caught up with the netball squad to catalogue some promising early season signs.

Football’s three weirdest loans

Gruffudd Owen counts down three of the strangest short-term associations that football has ever seen.

International Rescue?

Gruffudd Owen bemoans the problems the latest international break exposed for the home nations.

Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

'Why on earth would they ever look back?'

Review: Foals – Holy Fire

Gruffudd Owen enjoys Foals' firey baptism into a fresh sound


Fandom: democracy or tyranny?

Hollywood's decisions have become increasingly determined by internet fandoms

70% of students only drink to fit in, says NUS survey

Almost half of the survey’s participants claimed that prior to starting university they had a perception that students spent most of their time getting drunk.

Oxford ranked as Britain’s least socially inclusive university

Just one in ten students at Oxford view themselves as working class while over 60% of students went to a private or grammar school.

Voluntourism: how a booming industry has real world consequences

Combining volunteering with tourism often harms rather than helps disadvantaged communities

Follow the Money: How football puts finance over fans

In light of Bolton Wanderer's narrow escape from administration, we need to confront how money dominates our nation's favourite sport.