Worth its weight
By Hunter Davies - 07 May 13:00

A collectors' book on Man United costs £3,000. Is it worth it, asks Hunter Davies?

Word imperfect
By Hunter Davies - 30 April 13:00

The banal quotation on his shorts doesn't do Spurs justice

Damned statistics
By Hunter Davies - 23 April 13:00

The only important "fact" in a football game is the scoreline

Let's get together
By Barbara Gunnell - 16 April 13:00

<strong>Dancing in the Streets: a history of collective joy</strong>

Barbara Ehrenreich <em>Granta

University of strife
By Hunter Davies - 16 April 13:00

It's so hard for Brits to make it in the Prem, only the hard-up try

By Anonymous - 09 April 13:00

One of France's brightest literary stars, the writer and actor Rachid Djaïdani, portrays the seamy s

Becks in America
By Hunter Davies - 09 April 13:00

The best US teams are fit, fast and skilful, on a level with Derby

May our force not be with them
By Darcus Howe - 09 April 13:00

Anger over white police officers imported to serve in Trinidad and Tobago

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

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

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

"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

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