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1 Creative Commons Sir Roger Bannister, athlete and neurologist (Exeter College, 1946) Sir Roger Bannister relives running the first sub-four-minute mile in a special podcast to mark the anniversary of his extraordinary achievement in May 1954. Roger Bannister 28 Apr 2017
2 Creative Commons Zoe de Toledo, Olympic silver medalist (St Catherine’s, 2010) Zoe de Toledo shares her extraordinary experiences of coxing at the highest levels, and her love of studying at Oxford in this podcast. Zoe de Toledo 10 Feb 2017
3 Creative Commons Champion of renewable energy Juliet Davenport OBE (Merton, 1986) Juliet Davenport emphasises the role of renewable energy in the fight against climate change and shows how unprecedented progress is being made. Juliet Davenport 30 Jun 2015
4 Ordinary People do Extraordinary Things: What Do the Lives of Olympians Tell Us About the Champion in Us All? Peter Keen, Director of Sport at Loughborough University, gives a talk for the 2014 Green Templeton College lecture series Peter Keen 02 Jul 2014
5 Can historians write the History of Sport? The Annual Founder's Lecture is given by eminent historian and Emeritus Research Fellow, Dr Ross McKibbin is entitled 'Can historians write the History of Sport?' Ross McKibbin 27 May 2014
6 The Evolution of Sports The Hon. C. Tom McMillen, Ms Carina Venter and Mr John Wylie discuss sports at the Rhodes House 110th Anniversary event. C Tom McMillen, Carina Venter, John Wylie 29 Oct 2013
7 Creative Commons The Joys of Cricket This podcast looks at cricket seen through eighteenth-century eyes, focussing on a poem by James Dance, called 'Cricket: An Heroic Poem.'. Adam Rounce 12 Dec 2011
8 The Gamesmakers: Oxonians Preparing for London 2012 A panel discussion with some of the Oxonians most closely involved with the successful Olympics bid, providing a fascinating insight into the thrills and anxiety of preparing for London 2012. Andrew Thomas, Roger Mosey, Ed Warner, Paul Williamson 30 Sep 2011
9 The Gamesmakers: Oxonians Preparing for London 2012 A panel discussion with some of the Oxonians most closely involved with the successful Olympics bid, providing a fascinating insight into the thrills and anxiety of preparing for London 2012. Andrew Thomas, Roger Mosey, Ed Warner, Paul Williamson 30 Sep 2011
10 Women, Sports and Societies in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa (African History and Politics Seminar) As part of the Women's Sport in Africa conference (University of Oxford, 7 Mar 2011), Prof. Nauright (George Mason Univeristy) presents on historical research looking at sports in Africa, with a particular view to women's sport and his own work. John Nauright 13 May 2011
11 Creative Commons You are the Earth, You are the Sky; How one man become the dominant force in the British media's coverage of sport. Does that mean he controls sport itself? Final lecture of the 2011 News International Professorship of Broadcast Media lecture series on Sport and Broadcast Media. Matthew Engel 19 Apr 2011
12 Creative Commons From Reith to wreath; The Great Days of Sport on BBC TV and how they ended Matthew Engel, the journalist and sports writer and 2011 New International Professor of Broadcast Media gives his third lecture in the 2011 series entitled; Please, mister, can we have our ball back? Sport, the media, and the people. Matthew Engel 19 Apr 2011
13 Creative Commons It's the Cat's Whisker: How Sport and the Media developed together, from Mesopotamia to John Logie Baird Matthew Engel, the journalist and sports writer and 2011 News International Broadcast Media Professor gives his second lecture in the 2011 series entitled 'Please, mister, can we have our ball back? Sport, the media, and the people. Matthew Engel 19 Apr 2011
14 Creative Commons Life and death? No, Much more Important than that; How Sport turned into Big Business and a Global Obsession Matthew Engel, Journalist and Sports Writer and 2011 News International Visiting Professor of Broadcast Media gives the first of the 2011 series on Broadcast media, entitled; Please, mister, can we have our ball back? Sport, the media, and the people. Matthew Engel 19 Apr 2011
15 University Club The University Club provides social, sporting and hospitality facilities for all staff, post-graduates, alumni and retired staff of the university and associated institutions. University of Oxford 08 Oct 2009
16 Introduction to Sport at Oxford A short introduction to sport at Oxford. University of Oxford 28 May 2009