The most successful sports stars are seldom the ones who practise the most hours.
Three new “swimoirs” plumb the depths of the question.
The only explanation is . . . our footer must be great and exciting to watch.
The game relies on a steady arm, which relies on a steady nerve. The result is a slow creeping tension needs time and space to be properly enjoyed and endured.
Hunter Davies's The Fan.
If players are hooking up on Tinder rather than in bars, that might have an advantage - they'll drink less and get more sleep.
Consider this. In 1914, the chance of a child living to 100 was 1 per cent. My son has a 50 per cent chance of making it to 104.
On the surface, orchestras are similar to football teams. Is it a fair comparison?
Dyche's witless words are part of the wider drift of our politics to the right.
Taking issue with a young black man seeking to advance his career – turning ambition into immorality – illustrates why our society is so unequal.
The success of late developers proves that our obsession with early achievement is wrong.