competition

Competitive sport is good for mind, body and soul

3 June 2017 9:00 am

‘Kokkinakis banged your girlfriend. Sorry to tell you that, mate,’ the Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios remarked to his opponent…

The internet of stupid things is crowding out real innovation

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Back in the 1980s a colleague of mine was paranoid about being burgled. Before he went away on a two-week…

Powder to the people: the new deal for the cocaine market

29 August 2015 9:00 am

Fierce competition is forcing drug dealers to adjust their sales methods

Why Hesiod would have gone for Grexit

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Why do Greeks want to keep the euro, or remain in the European Union? The combative, creative, competitive, mercantile classical…

Drugs, whipping, decomposing bodies and fighting in toilets: so that’s what Spectator readers get up to

27 June 2015 9:00 am

Ninety-two readers (thank you!) sent accounts of their worst debacles on drink or drugs. I printed out each one and…

Want to create the next Mark Zuckerberg? Teach Latin!

18 January 2014 9:00 am

I was disappointed to read an article in the Times about a new free school in Hammersmith being proposed by…