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    • Brookes Occupational Therapy Student breaks UK Freediving Record

      Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:29:18 GMT
      An Occupational Therapy student at Oxford Brookes University has made a great impact in freediving across the world, which involves swimming underwater without any breathing equipment.

    • Coaching at the Commonwealth Games

      Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:44:25 GMT
      To mark the start of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Danny Newcombe, Lecturer in Sport Science and Sports Coaching and the assistant coach for the Welsh Senior Men’s hockey team at the games, talks about how our students benefit from their lecturers coaching at an elite level.

    • Oar-inspiring success for Brookes

      Oar-inspiring success for Brookes' rowers at Henley

      Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:52:51 GMT
      Rowers from Oxford Brookes University Boat Club (OBUBC) saw success in the 175th annual Henley Royal Regatta yesterday.

    • £170,000 funding to get more students active

      £170,000 funding to get more students active

      Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:11:43 GMT
      Students at Oxford Brookes will have more chances to take part in sport thanks to £170,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s University Sport Activation Fund.

    • Duo complete 200-mile triathlon in aid of pioneering health unit

      Duo complete 200-mile triathlon in aid of pioneering health unit

      Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:08:15 GMT
      A marathon nine-day triathlon by two unlikely athletes has raised funds for a special gym at Oxford Brookes, helping adults and children with serious medical conditions keep as fit and healthy as possible.

    • Rowing 1 million metres - in an afternoon

      Rowing 1 million metres - in an afternoon

      Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:05:59 GMT
      Elite athletes from Oxford Brookes University Boat Club (OBUBC) rowed an incredible 1,000,000m in just under four hours – without even hitting the water.

    • Taking the Inside Track

      Fri, 31 Mar 2017 10:46:43 GMT
      A pioneering mentoring scheme was launched recently to help students develop their career in the competitive sports industry. Inside Track is designed to provide a valuable link into industry for the department's Sports Science and Sports Coaching students.

    • Oxford Brookes cricketers face Australia in Ashes warm-up

      Oxford Brookes cricketers face Australia in Ashes warm-up

      Tue, 09 Jul 2013 09:35:31 GMT
      Charlie Morris and Tom Fell represented Worcestershire when the county side played the Australians in the tourist’s final warm-up before facing England in the Ashes series.

    • Brookes students and staff in Oxford's first half-marathon

      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:09:50 GMT
      A team of Oxford Brookes students and staff are getting their running shoes on for Oxford's first half marathon.

    • Bamboo mountain bike tested in Alpine race

      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 07:09:30 GMT
      Two Brookes academics put innovative mountain bikes with bamboo frames through their toughest test yet by riding 400 miles across the Alps.