Sport

Ángel Hernández: I no longer dope athletes, but pretty much everyone else does

16 September 2017 9:00 am

Ángel Hernández on why he’s no longer juicing athletes – but everyone else is

Sport in our state schools is in a sorry state of play

9 September 2017 9:00 am

Sport in state schools is not up to par, writes William Cook

I’m a Bake Off judge, but it’s not cake making Britain fat

9 September 2017 9:00 am

The UK’s obesity crisis is worsening. Drastic action is needed

Letters: Boris is the only candidate who has what it takes to be the next Tory leader

22 July 2017 9:00 am

Yes to Boris Sir: Get Boris (15 July)! Get Boris to be prime minister, in fact. He is the only…

Is Johanna Konta British?

15 July 2017 9:00 am

‘Plastic Brits’ challenge our notions about nationality

‘Tennis’, 1930, by Eric Ravilious

How artists from Ravilious to Rauschenberg fell for tennis

8 July 2017 9:00 am

Tennis is best played with a wooden racket on a shady lawn somewhere close to Dorking. There is no need…

Tennis’s golden generation is showing the first signs of metal fatigue

27 May 2017 9:00 am

Not a bad week for Roger Federer then: first pootling along being cool and rich in a morning suit at…

Just 3.7 per cent of top company directors are part of an ethnic minority

20 May 2017 9:00 am

Veggie skills Forest Green Rovers, described as the world’s first vegan football club, was promoted to the Football League. Some…

The MMA master destined (just maybe) to defeat Floyd Mayweather

1 April 2017 9:00 am

Could the mixed martial artist Conor McGregor really defeat one of the greatest boxers in history? I can’t wait to find out

Why it’s wrong to let Liverpool FC ban the Sun

1 April 2017 9:00 am

The comedian Jimmy Carr is not necessarily a guy you would trust on much, but he was spot on the…

The footballing giant killers of 1914

25 February 2017 9:00 am

Big league Lincoln City became the first non-league club since Queens Park Rangers in 1914 to win a place in…

How to cure depression

28 January 2017 9:00 am

‘If life is a race, I feel that I’m not even at the starting line,’ I said to the doctor…

Why does sport work so well on radio?

21 January 2017 9:00 am

The purest form of radio is probably sports commentating, creating pictures in the mind purely through language so that by…

What would Freud have to say about Matthew Parris?

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Freudian slap Sir: In his Notes (7 January), Charles Moore explores the uncharacteristic reaction of Matthew Parris to the referendum…

In praise of the one-handed backhand

14 January 2017 9:00 am

The graceful one-handed backhand is vanishing from tennis

In South Africa, sport is a question of justice

7 January 2017 9:00 am

South Africa’s sporting quotas have a laudable aim. Is that enough?

Cricket is Jonathan Trott's life – and it has made him suffer

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Frankie Howerd, the great, if troubled, comedian, was once asked whether he enjoyed performing. ‘I enjoy having performed,’ he replied.…

The consolations of sports geekery

10 December 2016 9:00 am

Sports geekery is a comfort in dark times – like, say, now

What really won it for Donald Trump was the slogan Black Lives Matter

19 November 2016 9:00 am

New York   The only thing worse than a sore loser, I suppose, is a sore winner, but thank God…

A ziggurat of bilge: Oil at the Almeida reviewed

22 October 2016 9:00 am

Ella Hickson’s new play analyses our relationship with oil using the sketch format. First, there’s a candlelit soap opera set…

How common are ‘tenement Scots’?

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Tenement Scots John Cleese referred to the editor of this magazine as a ‘tenement Scot’. Do more Scots live in…

Are the new All Blacks the greatest rugby side ever?

17 September 2016 9:00 am

British Lions fans of anervous disposition should avoid the telly of a Saturday morning. Live before your very eyes, as…

English cricket clubs are mad to stay away from Zimbabwe

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Make sure you tell everybody about Zimbabwe,’ said the lady at our block of flats in suburban Harare as we…

Why I’ll keep cheering for Caster Semenya

27 August 2016 9:00 am

An almost worldwide survey on penis length — the sort of thing I always read with a sense of trepidation…

What drives Team GB’s medal machine

20 August 2016 9:00 am

How Britain became an Olympic force