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

Soccer scholars
By Hunter Davies - 23 October 13:00

Cultured passes, not rustic tackles, make the beautiful game

It started with a myth
By Hunter Davies - 16 October 13:00

Oh, the lies we love to tell. Hunter Davies kicks a few of them into touch

Who ate all the pies?
By Hunter Davies - 09 October 13:00

Gareth Southgate's waistline reminds me of my svelte days

Fouled!: How football hijacked our culture
By Emma John - 09 October 13:00

Tens of millions of people in Britain have no interest at all in football. So, amid fresh allegation

Let's play fussball
By Hunter Davies - 02 October 13:00

We've had foreign managers, then players. Why not foreign fans?

Grand Slam Sunday
By Hunter Davies - 25 September 13:00

Sky TV got so excited that Hunter Davies noticed saliva on the rug in front of his telly

Argie invaders
By Hunter Davies - 18 September 13:00

In 1978, players from South America started to revitalise our game

The virtual athlete
By Richard Millington - 18 September 13:00

Observations on sport

Fished out of water
By Hunter Davies - 11 September 13:00

After a terrible flood, Carlisle United is back in the League

Just not cricket
By William Skidelsky - 11 September 13:00

<strong>Spun Out: Shane Warne</strong>

Paul Barry <em>Bantam Press, 542pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0593

It's that time again
By Hunter Davies - 04 September 13:00

With the new football season upon us, Hunter Davies stares into his tea leaves

Writers get caught out by a real story
By Peter Wilby - 28 August 13:00

Given the failings of sports journalism, I wonder if we shall ever know the full details of the Oval

Taking it personally
By Alison Kervin - 28 August 13:00

A sense of responsibility is what makes a winner

The boys of summer
By Benjamin Markovits - 21 August 13:00

My friend and I dressed and ran out on to the glittering court

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