Spectator sport

Well done Danny, but Jordan will come back

16 April 2016 9:00 am

Well here’s a thing: we’ve just had the first English bloke to win the Masters. Sure, an Englishman has won…

Well done Danny, but Jordan will come back

14 April 2016 1:00 pm

Well here’s a thing: we’ve just had the first English bloke to win the Masters. Sure, an Englishman has won…

Reasons to be cheerful about cricket, football and the Grand National

2 April 2016 9:00 am

Well the sun is out, the sky is blue, and poor Boris Johnson is taking such a pounding from Matthew…

Reasons to be cheerful, parts one, two, three…

31 March 2016 2:00 pm

Well the sun is out, the sky is blue, and poor Boris Johnson is taking such a pounding from Matthew…

The noble suffering of Maria Sharapova

19 March 2016 9:00 am

The return heavyweight bout between England and Wales lived up to its billing as the most thumping rugby match of…

Jones the dragon-slayer

17 March 2016 3:00 pm

The return heavyweight bout between England and Wales lived up to its billing as the most thumping rugby match of…

Two big hitters leave the crease: Brendon McCullum and Hugh McIlvanney

5 March 2016 9:00 am

Two great men have just bowed out from their chosen trades and it is bloody sad. The New Zealand cricket…

Two big hitters leave the crease

3 March 2016 3:00 pm

Two great men have just bowed out from their chosen trades and it is bloody sad. The New Zealand cricket…

The angry young bowler who could take the West Indies back to the top

20 February 2016 9:00 am

In the north of Antigua, just by the medical school, is a neat little cricket ground. It was a bit…

Cricket needs the West Indies

18 February 2016 3:00 pm

In the north of Antigua, just by the medical school, is a neat little cricket ground. It was a bit…

John Terry’s ‘farewell’ is a load of hypocritical old tosh

6 February 2016 9:00 am

Just when you were thinking that the Premier League had become a much nicer place without José Mourinho in it,…

Don’t cry for John Terry

4 February 2016 3:00 pm

Just when you were thinking that the Premier League had become a much nicer place without José Mourinho in it,…

There are three sides to success at Oxford United

23 January 2016 9:00 am

In the middle of Oxford is a socking great cinema: once the Ritz, it’s now an Odeon multiplex. Back in…

Three sides to our success

21 January 2016 3:00 pm

In the middle of Oxford is a socking great cinema: once the Ritz, it’s now an Odeon multiplex. Back in…

Every Test match should have a Ben Stokes (or even a Chris Gayle)

9 January 2016 9:00 am

On Sunday morning a friend texted: ‘You watching the big bash, or the domestic stuff down in Australia?’ On one…

Add Ben Stokes to the world’s greatest batsmen

7 January 2016 3:00 pm

On Sunday morning a friend texted: ‘You watching the big bash, or the domestic stuff down in Australia?’ On one…

From the dismal to the delightful: the year in sport

12 December 2015 9:00 am

So long, then, to another thrilling year of sport in which the full range of human possibility — from the…

From the dismal to the delightful: the year in sport

10 December 2015 3:00 pm

So long, then, to another thrilling year of sport in which the full range of human possibility — from the…

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The Davis Cup will be one final flourish for Andy’s Barmy Army

28 November 2015 9:00 am

There’s nothing quite like a sporting celebration, but the lash-up after Britain’s (almost) inevitable victory in the Davis Cup tennis…

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The Davis Cup will be one final flourish for Andy’s Barmy Army

26 November 2015 3:00 pm

There’s nothing quite like a sporting celebration, but the lash-up after Britain’s (almost) inevitable victory in the Davis Cup tennis…

Seb Coe is a fine man... who deserves to feel uncomfortable

14 November 2015 9:00 am

So Smiley was right all along: the bloody Russians were the baddest of the bad. The Pound report on the…

Seb Coe is a fine man… but his roasting over the Russian athletics scandal is justified

12 November 2015 3:00 pm

So Smiley was right all along: the bloody Russians were the baddest of the bad. The Pound report on the…

Joubert’s the man to sort out Syria

29 October 2015 3:00 pm

Not since Walter Palmer, a cudddly Minnesota dentist, put down his drill and vanished off the face of the earth…

Rugby referee Craig Joubert is just the man to sort out Syria

29 October 2015 9:00 am

Not since Walter Palmer, a cudddly Minnesota dentist, put down his drill and vanished off the face of the earth…

I know who’s going to win the Rugby World Cup. I think

17 October 2015 8:00 am

England did have some clear winners in their otherwise beached Rugby World Cup campaign in the unlikely form of Lawrence…