Alex Reynolds, a retired, Guardian-reading Englishman with a hatred for mixed martial arts, began training US cage fighters.
Reproductive technology – like that used by the footballer to have children – is not a progressive solution to the way childbearing subjugates women.
How a survivor of child abuse redefined the limits of athletic endurance.
It’s a convenient refuge for coaches and bosses across sport and business, but “they’re all leaders” is analogous with adding “executive” to everyone’s job title.
Part of the fascination of Wenger’s Arsenal is the way an institution can come to resemble a dominant person, with the same blind spots and omissions.
The rumoured meeting between the Big Five clubs risks creating an unfair Premiere League.
Players say a good home crowd can earn them ten points a season. So why do ticket prices rise and rise?
Online betting has stimulated a huge boom in gambling – and gambling addiction.
I first met my wife when we were teenagers, and she was protesting the half-day we'd been given off school to watch Carlisle United.
At times during my cricket career, it felt as though sport had been turned into Gradgrindian pedagogy. Leicester's fearless showing in the Premier League is a breath of fresh air.
The June referendum falls in the middle of the festival of national identity that is the European football championship.
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