Matthias Sindelar: the striker who snubbed Hitler
By Robin Stummer - 12 June 10:20

As Austria co-hosts Euro 2008, Robin Stummer reports on the mystery of the great footballer Matthias Sindelar.

Euro 2008 how to choose your team
By Benedict Southworth - 06 June 11:01

With no UK team in the Euro 2008 championship, how do you choose who to support? Well why not choose

Vile bodies
By Emma John - 05 June 10:43

Modern sportsmen are setting the pace for feudal governing bodies

Uncivilising influence
By Katie Wake - 05 June 10:43

Observations on football and violence

Englishmen are useless
By Shazia Mirza - 05 June 10:43

Shazia's week: The card said he was a former West Indies cricketer. Did he think I looked like the t

Boxing very clever
By Jonathan Rendall - 05 June 10:43

<strong>Boxing: a Cultural History</strong>

Kasia Boddy

<em>Reaktion Books, 480pp, £25</em>

Just add water
By Emma John - 29 May 13:00

Grand Prix racing can be a bore without the glamour of danger, writes Emma John

British bling
By Emma John - 22 May 13:00

A room full of anoraks, a rained-off match. Yet Emma John finds moments of glamour

Winning brands
By Emma John - 15 May 13:00

Music, television, football, tennis - they're all entertainment now

Golden balls
By Hunter Davies - 08 May 13:00

And the award goes to . . . Hunter Davies chooses his best in show for this season

Computer? Say no
By Hunter Davies - 01 May 13:00

Technological analysis fails to capture footie magic

Chinese whispers
By Hunter Davies - 24 April 13:00

Give it ten years and the Premiership will be in Beijing

Kicking tradition
By James Montague - 24 April 13:00

Observations on sport

Modern fitba, eh?
By Hunter Davies - 17 April 13:00

A few surprises in the Scottish semi-final, funnily enough

Shape of the future
By Rowenna Davis - 17 April 13:00

Observations on bodybuilding

Loud and proud in China?
By Paul Evans - 11 April 10:24

Brown China

Cup of romance
By Hunter Davies - 10 April 13:00

I wanted all four of the so-called unglam clubs to win

The Sun holds the flame aloft
By Brian Cathcart - 10 April 13:00

Most papers were disgusted by the Olympic flame's visit to London. Murdoch's <em>Sun</em>, however,

Shame academy
By Hunter Davies - 03 April 13:00

Why does investment in training fail to pay off for England?

Tibet gives the lie to the great change
By Lindsey Hilsum - 03 April 13:00

All promises about freedom of reporting and improving human rights in the run-up to the Olympics app

Pitch perfect
By Hunter Davies - 27 March 12:00

Football fans should give thanks we live in modern times.

Climb any mountain
By Simon Akam - 27 March 12:00

Touring the Swiss Alps, Simon Akam discovers that a pair of skis is an essential item for an uphill

Pubs and football, a writer's raw material
By Roy Williams - 19 March 12:00

I've been thinking of writing a play about Reggie, but when I get those thoughts I feel guilty. Whet

If the face fits . . .
By Hunter Davies - 19 March 12:00

Players' looks tell us nothing about who they really are

Nowhere to run
By James Medhurst - 17 March 9:54

James Medhurst points out that the purpose of sport is not to create a level playing field but rathe

We're all united now
By Hunter Davies - 13 March 12:00

Football is the best type of globalisation - better even than money.

Worth every penny
By Hunter Davies - 06 March 12:00

Prem stars earn their millions - unlike their chief executives

Sky? It's the limit
By Hunter Davies - 28 February 12:00

Don't shield viewers from nasty tackles. It's football, not ballet

Political goals
By Hunter Davies - 21 February 12:00

A tale of Prezza, the Penthouse Pets and parliament's footie team.

Darfur and the Olympics
By Stephen Chan - 18 February 15:45

The Chinese are supporting a single brutal dictatorship in Africa. The West does this all the time,