Authors Posts by Ralph Turner

Ralph Turner


The penny drops at Lincoln

Ascension day celebrated with Lincoln's traditional penny throwing festival

Teddy Hall drop ball

Poor ticket sales scupper 'glorified bop' that couldn't compete with higher profile Oxford balls

Oxford triumph in pentathlon

Dark blues take varsity victory in Cambridge

Ex-Iranian President’s son faces University investigation

Complaint alleges that doctoral thesis proposal of Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani was plagiarised

New kids on the block

Goat race butts in on weekend\'s sporting action

Handing them it on a plate

Lamenting the broken system of rugby cuppers

A long journey home

The hockey Blue's impressive victory over their Scottish opponents

They think it’s all over

Ralph Turner on the sporting events taking place over the Vac

No second chances for Blues

Ralph Turner reports on the Blue’s demoralising defeat to Loughbrough’s second choices

Get a grip FIFA

'The whole situation is quite frankly ridiculous'


India’s legalisation of gay sex is India’s success, not the West’s

Western coverage of India's overturning of Section 377 was at best uninformed and at worst insulting

The Art of Small Talk

At the beginning of October a hormonal mass of teens, infused with adrenalin and trepidation, will descend on Oxford for a week of clumsy...

The ‘Brideshead Revisited’ reputation haunting Oxford

Is there any truth in the fictional portrayals of the University?

Oxford grad launches new access initiative

The new organisation aims to connect disadvantaged students with Oxbridge mentors

Which TV show has the best intro music?

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, but what about a show by its intro?