Physical challenges
By Victoria Brignell - 05 April 13:55

Being disabled hardly keeps many people from beating records, engaging in extreme sports and complet

You've gotta laugh
By Hunter Davies - 02 April 13:00

Watching England play football inspires some other jokes

The shocking truth
By Hunter Davies - 26 March 13:00

Alan Gilzean had little interest in football. He just saw it as a job

You never know, one day we might win
By Kirsty Wark - 26 March 13:00

Then it was off to <em>Newsnight</em> and normality, though just like <em>The IT Crowd </em>we, too,

Self-belief is the key
By Hunter Davies - 19 March 12:00

These lads could teach Alastair Campbell a thing or two

"If they kill me they have killed an Iraqi patriot"
By Tim Lezard - 12 March 12:00

Tim Lezard talks to a soccer-star headteacher who won't be intimidated by daily threats of death

A chat with Gazza
By Hunter Davies - 12 March 12:00

The only story in town is the managers, he says. He's correct

Wales, wails
By Hunter Davies - 05 March 12:00

Cardiff City hitting their form brings on a madeleine moment for Hunter Davies

Podgy, breathless and ready for a heart attack
By Rachel Cooke - 05 March 12:00

Roger Black's show about children's fitness is shaming

Natural progression
By Hunter Davies - 26 February 12:00

To start the ball rolling, I decide to ring the FA and make an offer

Decline and fall
By Hunter Davies - 19 February 12:00

Close your eyes and don't think of England, writes Hunter Davies - they're a disgrace

How to stay a minister
By David Owen - 19 February 12:00

Observations on sport

Hurrah for Wayne
By Hunter Davies - 12 February 12:00

Hunter Davies is back from his hols to find Rooney the only bright spot in a dull month

Born to run?
By Beatrix Campbell - 12 February 12:00

More than 25,000 greyhounds are discarded every year by the racing industry, and most of them get ki

Pushing boundaries
By Adrianne Blue - 05 February 12:00

People ignore women's boxing because it makes them nervous

Football and the Sikh way of life
By Harwinder Singh - 01 February 17:32

In his final blog for newstatesman.com Harwinder compares a Sikh approach to life to watching a foot

The race for the cup
By Adrianne Blue - 29 January 12:00

South Africa's desire to host the World Cup is spurred by hard facts

Testy feelings
By Emma John - 22 January 12:00

The Australians' sense of humour failure shows their true character

Halfway to paradise?
By Hunter Davies - 15 January 12:00

It got off to an iffy start, but now the season looks promising

Lovely spread
By Hunter Davies - 08 January 12:00

Arsenal's Emirates stadium is the last word in comfort and stats

Football mad
By Hunter Davies - 18 December 12:00

Fans finally have some museums to visit, no thanks to the FA

Made in England
By Hunter Davies - 11 December 12:00

China can't get enough of our Premiership, writes Hunter Davies, a hit there himself

Against the odds
By Hunter Davies - 04 December 12:00

The nation has gone betting mad, writes Hunter Davies, and he wants none of it

What's in a name?
By Hunter Davies - 27 November 12:00

The new Emirates stadium is awesome and vast, yet still human

Ooh aw, Salvador!
By Dan Hancox - 27 November 12:00

Observations on surreal sport

Rich pickings
By Hunter Davies - 20 November 12:00

Even the local wildlife knows which team it's best to support

Changing perspective
By Hunter Davies - 13 November 12:00

José is confusing, I used to like him, then I didn't, now I do

The rain in Spain
By Hunter Davies - 06 November 12:00

The chance to see a local game proves too tempting for Hunter Davies to resist

Out for a duck
By Pranay Sanklecha - 30 October 12:00

You Must Like Cricket? Memoirs of an Indian cricket fan

Soumya Bhattacharya <em>Yellow Jersey Pres

That's entertainment
By Hunter Davies - 30 October 12:00

English footie itself may no longer be a pull, but the trimmings are

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