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

Pitch perfect
By Hunter Davies - 27 March 12:00

Football fans should give thanks we live in modern times.

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

Players' looks tell us nothing about who they really are

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

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,

Is British sport still racist?
By Stephen Armstrong - 14 February 12:00

From Premier League football to cricket, rugby and golf, prejudice against Asian players is rife in

Ain't we wonderful?
By Hunter Davies - 07 February 12:00

England fans have forgotten all their team's shameful defeats

Cruel chance
By Emma John - 31 January 12:00

A thrilling tennis final in Oz was marred by inane reporting

When ignorance is bliss
By Brendan O'Neill - 24 January 12:00

The epidemic of misery in the English-speaking west has been caused not by rampant consumerism, but

Roll models
By Emma John - 24 January 12:00

Millionaire sportsmen should stay on their feet and behave

Crowdspotting
By Hunter Davies - 17 January 12:00

Fans used to wear scarves, then didn't, then did.
Time for a study

Stadium of delight
By Hunter Davies - 10 January 12:00

You need not be a Gooners fan to enjoy a visit to the Emirates

All abroad
By Hunter Davies - 03 January 12:00

English players could do with a bit of Continental culture

Bless 'em all
By Hunter Davies - 13 December 12:00

So many unforgettable moments, and more joy to come next year

Sacking season
By Hunter Davies - 06 December 12:00

Kicked out? Hefty pay-offs must slightly ease the pain

Plumbing for talent
By Hunter Davies - 29 November 12:00

"English" immigrants can solve England's selection problems

Euro 2008 and the economy
By Martin O'Neill - 27 November 11:01

Martin O'Neill unpicks claims that England's defeat to Croatia will cost the economy somewhere betwe

Calamity to disaster via oblivion
By Owen Walker - 23 November 15:04

Calamity for the Lib Dems, disaster for the government, via oblivion for the national football teams

A dusty wicket
By Jonathan Beckman - 22 November 12:00

Observations on Afghanistan

You're having a laugh
By Hunter Davies - 22 November 12:00

Win or lose, the England team never fail to make us chuckle

Football, amnesia and England
By Martin O'Neill - 19 November 15:58

In a departure from his usual commentary on philosophy and politics Martin O'Neill focuses on the sl

Bring on the Brits
By Hunter Davies - 15 November 12:00

If Wenger's so clever, why pass over that pool of local talent?

Pitch battles
By James Montague - 15 November 12:00

Observations on football

Cash ruins football yet again...
By Hunter Davies - 08 November 12:00

I'm all for players earning as much as possible

Element X
By Hunter Davies - 01 November 12:00

What makes a good football manager? We'll never know

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