3 episodes

The University takes great pride in the role that our alumni have played in past Olympics, and looks forward to London 2012. This podcast series looks at Oxford University's involvement in the Olympics.

The Olympics at Oxford Oxford University

    • Education

The University takes great pride in the role that our alumni have played in past Olympics, and looks forward to London 2012. This podcast series looks at Oxford University's involvement in the Olympics.

    • video
    Olympic Torch Visit

    Olympic Torch Visit

    The London 2012 Olympic Torch comes to Oxford's legendary Iffley Road stadium, where the four-minute mile was first run. Featuring contributions from Sir Roger Bannister, Gold medallist Steph Cook and wheelchair racer Nikki Emerson, as well as torch bearer Nicola Byrom. The Olympic torch was taken around the Roger Bannister track at Iffley Road stadium on 10 July.

    • 1 min
    • video
    The Gamesmakers: Oxonians Preparing for London 2012

    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.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    • video
    A Cook's Tour: Oxford and the Modern Olympics

    A Cook's Tour: Oxford and the Modern Olympics

    The University of Oxford has a rich sporting heritage and many links with the foundation and evolution of the modern Olympics. Professor Simon Lee examins the role of Oxonians as athletes and administrators within this global phenomenon.

    • 1 hr 14 min

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