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Jonathan Liew is a sports writer at the Guardian
Elite sport has streamlined itself to become flat-pack entertainment – but there isn't a competition in the world that is not desperate to get the punters back in.
From fox hunters to football hooligans, sport is England’s way of showing what it thinks it is.
The club's powerful yet reclusive chairman, Daniel Levy, is by far the most arresting character to watch.
How PSG, a Qatari soft-power project, were transformed from one of French football’s perennial underachievers into a powerhouse of the game.
The manager’s fierce intellect and obsessive toil has taken the team back into the Premier League for the first time in 16 years.
White players are hailed for their courage and commitment, while black players are more likely to be criticised for a bad attitude, and reduced to their pace and strength.
While the rewards at the top are as high as ever, sport’s working poor are being cut adrift.
In a time of crisis, what can sporting leadership tell us about the real thing?
Having craved Mike Ashley’s departure for years, fans are not too squeamish about who might replace him.
The league doesn't just fear short-term financial pain, but losing its hold on the daily lives of millions of fans.