The debate over gender in sport shows just how difficult it is to draw a sharp distinction between male and female bodies.
Competitiveness – against peers or past greats – may prove the initial motivation. But how long can it drive a life or a career?
For all their righteous indignation about Fifa’s misdeeds under Blatter, the English football authorities were willing participants in the circus.
Sepp Blatter is a consummate politician who took advantage of a shifting world order and Fifa’s history.
Re-elected for a fifth term even as his organisation is mired in a corruption scandal.
I had a splendid election campaign. I left England for the Caribbean.
Football's governing body has been thrown into chaos by two anti-corruption inquiries.
Next season, I hope for the return of gigantic sideboards, like what George Best and Malcolm Macdonald used to have.
Fans have no money left for books and they can look it up online, anyway.
It is a magical story, that a tiny archipelago came to dominate a world sport - but now the West Indies board owes £27m.
Pencils at the ready - Hunter Davies has prepared a simple test to split the fakers from the true fans.
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