It's about training smarter, not just harder.
If the BBC were to take seriously its commitment to diversity, then it should make the Sports Personality of the Year shortlist 50:50 women and men. Fewer thugs, more brilliant sportswomen.
When Mourinho described Wenger as “a specialist in failure”, it was not cruelly accurate but sadly false. It showed the limitations of Mourinho’s world-view.
The judge ruled that the athlete did, in fact, murder girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
“Helicopters and fleets of Mercedes limousines,” says Jon Holmes, “now ship bands of Thai supporters who come up from the metropolis. They are even selling gourmet burgers on the Upperton Road bridge.”
Modern players are not just super-toned and super-fit but super-fast. Slowcoaches are weeded out at birth.
Botham blends his sportsmanship and deep-seated passion for cricket with a lust for life.
As a continent reels politically from the refugee crisis and emotionally from the Paris attacks, football must find a new, confident voice.
The northern problem is not just economics, but social and cultural. Their wives take one look at the map and go, ugh, not living up there.
The New Zealand rugby player died this week aged 40.
Why does one player rather than another of equal achievement lodge indelibly in the memory?
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May