Spectator sport

Munstrous carnival

18 October 2006 5:13 pm

No end of hot air already surrounds next month’s rugby internationals

Trailer trash

11 October 2006 2:05 pm

Football is intrusive, all right; but mightily persuasive as well.

Hove has it again

4 October 2006 3:11 pm

Football’s overblown autumn overtures have been interesting enough, I suppose

Marshall arts

27 September 2006 2:43 pm

The last telephone call from Michael Marshall was in midsummer

Bogey women

20 September 2006 3:08 pm

Golf’s Ryder Cup is uniquely irresistible

Just the one

13 September 2006 3:14 pm

This week they named the men to defend the Ashes

A summer of shame

30 August 2006 4:18 pm

Remember 12 months ago and that heady aura of innocent joy and optimism all around?

High summers

23 August 2006 4:55 pm

It used to be a routine mark for leading county batsmen to score 2,000 first-class runs in a summer

Devonshire cream

16 August 2006 3:46 pm

Why does this cricket team select itself?

A glut of glovemen

9 August 2006 1:17 pm

Football’s got a nerve: the Premiership resumes business next week and is already blaringly full of itself

Running on empty

2 August 2006 6:28 pm

To the casual follower, Formula 1 Grand Prix motor racing has just about vanished from the radar

The very good old days

26 July 2006 6:17 pm

Barbados promises a hectic carnival jump-up this weekend in celebration of Sir Gary Sobers’s 70th birthday

The man Jeeves

19 July 2006 2:40 pm

Ninety years ago this weekend the battle of the Somme had settled into its ghastly inexorability.

The fabled Fred

12 July 2006 2:37 pm

Yorkshire buried their Fred in his beloved Dales last week

Hurrah for history

5 July 2006 1:39 pm

Forget the football, a bizarrely exotic touch of history reverberates around the World Cup final in Berlin

At odds with England

28 June 2006 2:19 pm

The prediction racket is a sportswriting staple

TV loves tennis

21 June 2006 3:57 pm

The Wimbledon tennis begins sharp at 2 p.m. Monday and, as has often been the case, competes with a haughtily…

The history boys

14 June 2006 12:06 pm

The history boys

Mad about the boys

31 May 2006 9:50 am

Mad about the boys

The coming of Viv

24 May 2006 6:20 pm

Hosepipe bans? Standpipes in the streets? Ah, yes, I remember them well.

Testing times

19 May 2006 12:54 pm

Blossom by blossom, the season changes.

Foreign Gunners

18 May 2006 5:09 pm

Any day now, soccer’s World Cup will obliteratingly dominate every back page

Painting Cardiff carmine

17 May 2006 11:57 am

For football’s partisans, a string of cup finals have been fraying nerves, stirring spirits, salting wounds and jerking tear ducts.