The South African Olympian and his parents offer something we rarely see.
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.
Can we learn something about redistribituion and fairness from the land of corporate Darwinism?
The extraordinary support is one of the main reasons why people aspire to run the London Marathon. Where else will you have strangers scream your name as though you were famous?
He was doing something I’d never seen before in Kentish Town Baths, and I’ve been going for over 40 years.
Instead of playing to win, politicians are seeking not to lose.
In a way, football is democratic - your looks don't matter as much as your ability. So why is such a huge part of loving it hating the players?
Champion of Europe? Not these days. Hunter Davies explains some of the reasons England aren't quite the footballing force they once were.
"The fact that the majority of players in any Premiership game these days are foreign, and so many of them black, does not seem to have had an appreciable effect on the faces in the crowd."