Why football is a league for gentlemen

8 September 2018 9:00 am

The idea that posh boys can’t play football has always been wrong, says William Cook

How bad is the drugs problem in British jails?

25 August 2018 9:00 am

Cultured tastes Dawn Butler accused Jamie Oliver of ‘cultural appropriation’ for coming up with his own recipe for jerk rice.…

A cut above

23 September 2017 9:00 am

Our new columnist shares excerpts from her bestselling lifestyle guide, If I Can Do It, So Can You!

Out of sight, out of mind

28 April 2012 10:00 am

Arthur Newton and Peter Gavuzzi, long-distance interwar runners, are two of the most extraordinary British athletes. They are also the…

Special providence …

31 March 2012 10:00 am

When Ed Smith became a full-time professional cricketer for Kent in 1999 the county side was preparing for the new…

Wheels of fortune

14 May 2011 12:00 am

There are among us a churlish few who consider the term ‘sports personality’ to be an oxymoron.

Spectator Sport: Does anyone care about the cricket world cup?

8 January 2011 12:00 am

It seems churlish to be having a bitch just when two enthralling Test series are being played out in Australia and South Africa.