Still strung out
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft - 24 July 10:18

Doping scandals continue to tarnish the glory of cycling's top event - the Tour de France. A book by

The sporting wife
By Emma John - 24 July 10:18

Chris Evert shows today's Wags how an other half ought to live

Skating towards peace
By Oliver Englehart - 24 July 10:18

Observations on Afghanistan

Pakistan's dreamer
By Syed Hamad Ali - 23 July 11:08

Imran Khan's aspiration to build Oxbridge in Pakistan is seen by his detractors as mere idealism in

Petrolheads party
By Emma John - 17 July 10:22

The Festival of Speed is an antidote to puffed-up Formula One

Herring is getting old
By Richard Herring - 14 July 15:53

As he turns 41, Herring moans about men who leave their towels lying around in the locker room.

Testing times
By Emma John - 10 July 10:18

As players lose faith in the four-innings game, Emma John says it's just not cricket

The village Olympics
By Jonathan Calder - 10 July 10:18

Archer Alison Williamson, who will take part in her fifth Olympics at Beijing, took bronze in Athens

Can’t decide what to eat?
By Iain Simons - 07 July 16:14

They've got you jumping around on their Wii Fit and you can keep your faculties in trim with Brain T

Wimbledon woes
By Emma John - 03 July 10:29

Tennis is about more than doomed Brits and strawberries

A bigger splash
By Antonia Quirke - 26 June 10:24

<strong>Wild Swim: River, Lake, Lido and Sea - the Best Places to Swim Outdoors in Britain</strong>

Glorious '08
By Hunter Davies - 26 June 10:24

Europe's football tournament has been bliss

Lost in Brussels
By Anonymous - 20 June 15:35

AL Kennedy on the perils of visiting Brussels, how to spot the British amidst a foreign crowd and on

By Hunter Davies - 19 June 11:15

Watching Euro 2008 brings out the strangest feelings

Behind the big blue
By Owen Van Spall - 19 June 11:15

Observations on the London Olympics 2012.

What England?
By Hunter Davies - 12 June 10:20

The Euro 2008 coverage offers distractions from disappointment

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>

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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