My week, from why we should “keep on running” to mansplaining in the Commons.
... and it's not foreign players in the Premier League.
The Sun columnist says football players shirking international duty should have to call the parents of someone killed in Afghanistan and explain themselves. What?
Nothing we can engineer has come close to replicating the placenta’s ability to act as the kidney, lungs, hormone source, nutrition channel and waste disposal unit for a growing foetus.
On the taxonomy of strikers, the Uruguay star is an apex predator.
World leaders have often found, to their cost, that using football as a political emblem isn’t always as successful as they might hope.
The Forbidden Game uses golf – a game that most in the country probably still know nothing about – to gain a rare insight into ordinary Chinese lives.
Despite losing to Uruguay, this England team is one for the future, and viewed as such there is no real disgrace in such an elimination from a tough group.
Everything a women’s football team does is taken to represent the “quality” of the sport as a whole, while male players are allowed to be judged as individuals. We have to put an end to this sexism.
A successful World Cup could create a mood of general contentment that might yet carry Rousseff to an election victory later this year.
Back in the 1990s, I used to pretend I liked football. Now I realise I had been taken in by the Football Mystique.
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