We feel the glory of that triumphant moment, 50 years ago, all the more because of all the other occasions when we have failed to win.
The Japan game was the most thrilling, exciting, uplifting of any game in any sport I’ve seen all year.
I had just turned 15 at the time, and all the local Carlisle schools were given the half-day off.
If cricket is to survive as a major sport, let alone expand, it needs new regions and fresh voices.
Since retiring in 2013, the storied former Manchester United manager has reinvented himself as something of a guru of leadership.
The only girl in England playing football in the boys’ leagues tells the story behind her unique sporting journey.
You do need at least two syllables, preferably three, which is why English supporters shout ING-GER-LAND when they are at WEM-BUR-LEE.
In both sport and business, players with independent temperaments are often dragged into the middle ground, undermining their value.
Watching the game was grim. Hearing it, too, would only have made it worse.
Barcleys, boots and big names... the Prem is back.
Even as Leeds and Hull Kingston Rovers do battle in the 2015 Challenge Cup final, the century-old conflict between rugby league and rugby union isn’t over.
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