My week, from why we should “keep on running” to mansplaining in the Commons.
"Appreciation for Afghanistan’s cricketing achievements is perhaps the only thing that links the government with Taliban forces."
Self-improvement isn’t about making our best better – but about making our worst less bad.
Eleven hours of the beautiful game on one day: is it enough?
When Morocco withdrew from hosting the African Cup of Nations, citing Ebola fears, Equatorial Guinea stepped in. But at what cost?
I can think of only two players in my lifetime – who played long before the birth of the Prem – who did manage to make real money after their playing days.
Opening up sport for everyone in the capital.
It’s not just the money – Ultimate Fighting Championship has appreciated that women aren’t good fighters considering their gender. They’re simply good fighters.
Hunter Davies's "The Fan".
What does it mean to sign a local lad?
In the space of two decades, English football has gone from a localised game rooted in working-class communities to a globalised brand controlled by the markets, excluding many of its loyal fans. But those fans are still there and they are fighting back.
From Trump to Brexit, the world is changing fast - and we need intelligent, incisive journalism more than ever.
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