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ROWING: Oxford Brookes claim clean sweep in Ghent

Oxford Brookes University men’s eight (foreground) secure their record-breaking success at the Ghent International Regatta                                                                                                     Picture: Rory Copus

OXFORD Brookes University continued to break records, when achieving a one-two-three finish at the Ghent International Regatta, writes John Wiggins.

8:05am Thursday 11 May 2017

ROWING: Oxford Brookes University crews secure title double at Nottingham

Oxford University women’s lightweight eight are all smiles after winning gold in the BUCS Championships at Nottingham Picture: Chris O'Hara

OXFORD Brookes dominated the British Universities and Colleges Sports (BUCS) Regatta, winning medals in 22 of the 24 finals for which they qualified, writes John Wiggins.

8:28am Thursday 4 May 2017

ROWING: Dark Blues weather storm to beat Oxford Brookes in Boat Race Trial

Oxford University pull clear of Brookes in rough conditions near the finish of their Boat Race trial

LOCAL pride was at stake in an epic contest between Oxford University and Oxford Brookes in ocean-going conditions over the Boat Race course, writes John Wiggins.

12:57pm Wednesday 1 March 2017

ROWING: Oxford Brookes crews are class apart at Reading

Oxford Brookes’s elite eight who shone at the Reading University Head (from left): Harry Brightmore (cox), James Stanhope, Henry Swarbrick, Morgan Bolding, Michael Glover, Richard Hawkins, Rory Gibbs, Jamie Copus, Robbie Massey

OXFORD Brookes provided the dominant crews at the Reading University Head of the River contest, writes John Wiggins.

8:28am Thursday 9 March 2017

ROWING: Matt Tarrant and Stewart Innes shine at the Great Britain trials

Oxford Brookes oarsman Matt Tarrant (left) and Leander's Stewart Innes on their way to victory in the pairs semi-final at Caversham Picture: Naomi Baker

THE Great Britain senior and under 23 final trials at Caversham featured significant performances for Oxford Brookes and Oxford University rowers as well as former pupils from local schools, writes John Wiggins.

7:35am Thursday 20 April 2017

ROWING: Headington School beat their own course record in victory

Headington School’s record-breaking crew celebrate (from left): Katie King-Smith, Elizabeth Haskins, Rosanna Little, Lucy Pullinger, Matilda Burn, Annelise Perkins, Isabel Rundle, Frances Curtis, Danielle Semple

8:19am Thursday 16 March 2017

PROFILE: Rosanne Bostock

Rosanne Bostock

STANDFIRST: As the city marks a decade of its OxClean initiative, Michael Race catches up with the litter pick's creator Rosanne Bostock.

4:35pm Thursday 6 April 2017

Peter Thompson reflects on seven years leading Oxford Civic Society

Peter Thompson, chairman of Oxford Civic Society from 2010 to 2017. Picture: Jon Lewis

In 2010 I was asked if I would consider becoming chairman of the Oxford Civic Society. Seven years later, it’s time to reflect and pass on the baton.

10:01am Thursday 6 April 2017

ROWING: Major boost for Dark Blues ahead of the Boat Race

St Edward’s head for victory at Kingston (from left): Valentin Peiker, Pasha Tinkov, George Hayter, James Schofield, Aleks Elezovic, Ben Sthamer, Nicola dei Rossi, Campbell Nelson, Sam Shuker  Picture: Iain Weir

6:44am Thursday 23 March 2017

ROWING: Former Abingdon School pupil Tom Digby adds to his world record tally

Oxford Brookes, in the foreground, are still level with the Oxford University Women's BC shortly after the start of their first race in Putney

WHILE at Abingdon School, Tom Digby was no stranger to breaking records on the rowing machine, writes John Wiggins.

8:56am Thursday 23 February 2017
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