Rory's week - Rory Bremner makes an opportunistic link
By Rory Bremner - 01 August 13:00

Logically, the Conservatives could oppose identity cards on the grounds that they don't currently ha

Sport - Jason Cowley tees up
By Jason Cowley - 25 July 13:00

Look on his works, ye golfers, and despair: the Age of the Tiger is upon us!

Sport - Ellie Levenson
By Ellie Levenson - 18 July 13:00

Had the 1984 Olympics been in London, I'd be a champion shot-putter

A revitalising victory
By Staff blogger - 11 July 13:00

In the past it took a disaster to bring the Olympics to London. In 1908 the city stepped in after Vesuvius erupted, leaving Rome bereft. In 1948 it was called upon to rescue the Olympic ideal for a Europe ravaged by fascist dictatorship.

Sport - Jason Cowley pines for eloquent commentators
By Jason Cowley - 11 July 13:00

The best commentators weren't just experts - they were eloquent

Sport - Jason Cowley wants tennis players with life
By Jason Cowley - 04 July 13:00

Maybe we can't have characters, but must we have jingoism instead?

Sport - As soon as the sun comes out, it's time to lie back and stop fishing
By Annalisa Barbieri - 27 June 13:00

As soon as the sun comes out, it's time to lie back and stop fishing

NS Profile - Sebastian Coe
By Nick Greenslade - 20 June 13:00

By force of personal effort, and by transforming himself, he has revived an Olympic bid that seemed

Sport - Annalisa Barbieri hails the "other" football
By Annalisa Barbieri - 20 June 13:00

I'm now a big fan of women's football, cringey moments and all

Sport - Jason Cowley prefers to win cleanly
By Jason Cowley - 13 June 13:00

Winning fairly is a noble ideal - one sadly lacking in cricket nowadays

Diary - Jude Kelly
By Jude Kelly - 13 June 13:00

Whittling 50 books down to produce the Orange Prizewinner can feel like hacking off limbs. How ruthl

Sport - Jason Cowley peers into the darkness that is golf
By Jason Cowley - 06 June 13:00

A golfer may cheat at life, but woe betide him if he cheats on the job

Deeds not words
By Diane Atkinson - 06 June 13:00

On the anniversary of Emily Wilding Davison's fatal Derby Day protest, Diane Atkinson suggests there

Sport - Jason Cowley expects a glorious summer's cricket
By Jason Cowley - 23 May 13:00

Cricket may be on the verge of a summer of glory never to be repeated

Sport - Charles Nevin writes about rugby, a proper sport
By Charles Nevin - 16 May 13:00

If the coach does well, he gets sacked. It's tradition at The Entertainers

The fan - Hunter Davies rounds up the football season
By Hunter Davies - 09 May 13:00

Mourinho shows that even rubbish players can get respect as managers

Watching brief - Amanda Platell calls a penny a pound
By Amanda Platell - 25 April 13:00

Paula Radcliffe spends a pound, my personal polling experience, and why Euan Blair's girlfriend need

Darcus Howe cheers a Windies cricket triumph
By Darcus Howe - 11 April 13:00

How West Indian cricket took on a bullying multinational and won

The fan - Hunter Davies awaits his hospital visit from Becks
By Hunter Davies - 11 April 13:00

Join the Friends of Becks for a discount on Brylcreem

The fan - Hunter Davies laments the FA's attitude to women
By Hunter Davies - 04 April 13:00

In 1920, Goodison Park had 53,000 fans for a women's football match

The fan - Hunter Davies yearns for the Corinthian spirit
By Hunter Davies - 28 March 13:00

When a player gets sent off, shouldn't we fans get some money back?

Why everybody should play to win
By Natalie Brierley - 28 March 13:00

Every business wants a team that is working to its full potential. Football is doing just fine, but

Class conscious - Andrew Martin finds class in football managers
By Andrew Martin - 21 March 12:00

Football players have no taste, and can't talk, unlike (some) of their managers

The fan - Hunter Davies collects cheapo penny blacks
By Hunter Davies - 21 March 12:00

I buy cheapo penny black stamps; Wenger buys very thin, cheapo kids

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 21 March 12:00

Don't believe it - "The Foreign Secretary supports Blackburn Rovers Football Club"

One nation under a flag
By Jason Cowley - 14 March 12:00

African special - Observations on football

a two-minute guide
By Tom Baird and Nosheen Iqbal - 14 March 12:00

Africa special - Research

The fan - Hunter Davies needs help with his footie obsession
By Hunter Davies - 14 March 12:00

Surely there must be a therapist who could talk me out of this obsession

Watching brief - Amanda Platell finds Chris Evans's willy too small
By Amanda Platell - 14 March 12:00

Why the dish of Today is a lame duck, the spooky togetherness of the Tories, and how Chris Evans giv

The fan - Hunter Davies is surprised to see his name in the obits
By Hunter Davies - 07 March 12:00

My wife lingers over photos of Mourinho, especially that moody one