Don't get ahead too early
By Donald Hirsch - 19 April 13:00

Observations on pacing yourself

Darcus Howe - hails a Caribbean genius
By Darcus Howe - 19 April 13:00

We Caribbean folk play cricket with joy, not with the imperial hauteur of the English

The fan - Hunter Davies thinks he may stay at home
By Hunter Davies - 12 April 13:00

If you support an unsuccessful team, at least the parking's easier

The insider - Linda McDougall awards Blunkett a prize
By Linda McDougall - 12 April 13:00

Blunkett wins Pankhurst prize, dog fed better than MPs, and why Millwall fans hate Ali

Darcus Howe watches the fall of a Bird
By Darcus Howe - 05 April 13:00

How the West Indies cricket disaster toppled an old and oppressive dynasty

The fan - Hunter Davies doubts David Mellor's sanity
By Hunter Davies - 05 April 13:00

Which of us is off his trolley? Is it David Mellor or is it me? Asks Hunter Davies

Get on yer bikes!
By Gideon Burrows - 05 April 13:00

Cheaper, healthier and safer than motoring, cycling should come out of the gutter

The fan - Hunter Davies pits Arsene against Fergie
By Hunter Davies - 29 March 13:00

If you really had to, who would you go out with - Arsene or Fergie? Asks Hunter Davies

The fan - Hunter Davies on Chealsea's latest recruit, aged eight
By Hunter Davies - 22 March 12:00

Miles has a contract and a transfer value of £2,000. He's aged eight

The fan - Hunter Davies thinks footballers don't need breaks
By Hunter Davies - 15 March 12:00

Why do footballers need a mid-season break? They have an easy life

The fan - Hunter Davies
By Hunter Davies - 08 March 12:00

If fans can be breathalysed at matches, what about those of us at home? Asks Hunter Davies

The fan - Hunter Davies pays Gazza a visit
By Hunter Davies - 01 March 12:00

I went to Gazza's flat, expecting it to be a dirty lads' den. It was pristine

The fan - Hunter Davies suffers deeply conflicting emotions
By Hunter Davies - 23 February 12:00

Treat triumph and disaster just the same? Spurs fans can't follow Kipling

The fan - Hunter Davies thinks Cameroon's new strip is a bit poofy
By Hunter Davies - 16 February 12:00

When players make a mistake, Africans don't boo. They just laugh

Sport - Jason Cowley predicts a tour of Zimbabwe and two England finals
By Jason Cowley - 09 February 12:00

My predictions: a rebel tour to Zimbabwe, and two finals for England

Sport - Jason Cowley isn't up for the Cup
By Jason Cowley - 02 February 12:00

The thrill has gone from the FA Cup. Now it's an unwelcome distraction

Charlie Whelan says . . .
By Charlie Whelan - 02 February 12:00

Don't believe it - "Alastair Campbell to help out Fergie"

Sport - Jason Cowley on drugs in sport
By Jason Cowley - 26 January 12:00

Should we care if our athletes have been pumped full of nandrolone? Asks Jason Cowley

Sport - Jason Cowley seeks a job for a disarming shark
By Jason Cowley - 19 January 12:00

Americans love their little surfer girl, but what about the shark? Asks Jason Cowley

Rio Ferdinand in a Basque
By Jim Jump - 12 January 12:00

Observations on football and drugs

Sport - Jason Cowley applauds Steve Waugh
By Jason Cowley - 12 January 12:00

Waugh is over: in praise of the man who transformed Test cricket

The fan - Hunter Davies sees full-frontal nudity in Scotland
By Hunter Davies - 15 December 12:00

We've seen full-frontal nudity in Scotland, but Wilfred has disappeared

Northside - Andrew Martin remembers his rugby days - but was it league or union?
By Andrew Martin - 08 December 12:00

I have fond memories of my brief rugby days - but was it league or union?

The fan - Hunter Davies fears deep-vein thrombosis for football fans
By Hunter Davies - 08 December 12:00

You could get deep-vein thrombosis from watching too much football

The fan - Hunter Davies vows to stay alive now he's paid his Sky subscription
By Hunter Davies - 01 December 12:00

I'd be gutted to die in July, just after I've paid my Sky subscription

The fan - Hunter Davies keeps an eye on flash gits in hospitality boxes
By Hunter Davies - 24 November 12:00

Flash gits in hospitality suites show you how well a country is doing

The mystery of the silent commentators
By Staff blogger - 24 November 12:00

Conrad Black, worth at least £136m, is one of Britain's 250 richest people. He owns news-papers in North America, Israel and Britain, including the Daily Telegraph and its Sunday sister. Two years ago, he was elevated to the House of Lords.

The fan - Hunter Davies detects empty seats at Premiership matches
By Hunter Davies - 17 November 12:00

Suddenly, empty seats are appearing at Premiership grounds

The fan - Hunter Davies hears the latest songs from the fans
By Hunter Davies - 10 November 12:00

The crowd was singing: "Missed my drug test and I wanna go home"

The fan - Hunter Davies spots the first gloves of the winter
By Hunter Davies - 03 November 12:00

On Saturday, at precisely 12.30, I spotted the first gloves of the winter, writes <strong>Hunter Dav