Feisty Hall halt Pembroke

Teddy Hall squeeze a late victory over Pembroke.

Oxford pays tribute to Sir Roger Bannister

Sir Roger ran the first sub-four minute mile at Iffley Road in 1954, later becoming a leading neurologist and Master of Pembroke College

Oxford don’t tread water

Tom Booth reports on some excellent results from the British Universities swimming championships

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Just another night at Bridge

The delights of an evening at Bridge society

Cherwell Sports debate: Is Rugby better than Football?

This week sees this term's two deputy editors pitted against each other as they seek to assert the supremacy of their chosen sport.

It’s time to freshen up the BBC coverage of the Varsity...

Cal Flintoff believes that the BBC coverage could do more to reflect the true spirit of this venerated fixture

Cherwell sport get their skates on

In the final installment of our obscure sport series, Adam Fellows takes to the ice of Oxford

The death of a footballing superpower?

Jonny Minshull-Beech argues that Barcelona and their possession-based footballing philosophy have met their demise

Sports to look out for in Michaelmas

We give you the lowdown on new sports to get involved in the upcoming year


Autumn by Ali Smith: a seasonal portrait of post-Brexit Britain

The first book in Smith's ongoing quartet reminds us that sympathy is possible in our polarised times

‘Widows’ is a celebration of female grit and resolve

Viola Davis leads a group of kick-ass women in a heist film with a lot on its mind

England’s stubborn faith in Keaton Jennings reaps its reward

The ECB must explore ways to promote the lost art of Test batsmanship at a grassroots level

Salome Review – ‘struggles to take audience into another world’

Tea Party Productions' 'Salome' shows the play's continuing power to unsettle

How Charlie Chaplin lost his voice

The rise and fall of the filmmaker and his silent medium