Authors Posts by Ralph Turner

Ralph Turner


The Glory Game: An introduction

What is the key ingredient for a gripping game?

Serving up some tension

Ralph Turner casts his eye over tennis cuppers

Why not try – Tug of War

Ralph Turner on the only sporting occasion when you're guaranteed to pull

One hurdle too far

Ralph Turner reflects upon the 136th Varsity Athletics where controversy reigned supreme

Valiant Blues take Varsity glory

Ralph Turner reports on Oxford’s penalty shoot out victory over Cambridge following a 1-1 draw at the Abbey Stadium

Captain Farr salutes travelling fans

Ralph Turner speaks to Blues captain Leon Farr after his team's dramatic victory

Somerville sustain promotion push

Ralph Turner sees Somerville defeat Keble 3-2 in the JCR First Division

Chelsea’s other scandal

Ralph Turner on how Chelsea have buried bad news during their captain's ongoing scandal


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.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s honorary degree should be revoked

If the degree was awarded to honour human rights, can it not be revoked to honour human rights?