Sport

26 August 2014

Kick the thought police out of football – and smartphones

The real scandal is the public hanging of Mackay and Moody for private texts.

22 August 2014

What Sartre might say to Crystal Palace

It’s time my team ditched the ‘if only’ mantra and determined its destiny.

1 August 2014

Usain is right: these games are ‘a bit shit’

Let’s stop haranguing athletes simply for speaking their minds.

25 July 2014

Anti-doping cynics need to take a chill pill

Ex-doper Justin Gatlin deserves our praise for his brilliant comeback.

18 July 2014

‘Don’t mention the score’

Germany, don’t feel bad about your Goalocaust against Brazil – you’ve done the world a favour.

14 July 2014

The greatest-ever World Cup guff?

Was Brazil 2014 the ‘best ever’, the most unpredictable or what?

11 July 2014

Neymargeddon: Brazil’s Messiah forsakes them

It wasn't Neymar wot lost it; it was Brazil's spiritual reliance on him.

World Cup balls

It’s been a bad World Cup for England – even worse for punditry.

27 June 2014

England: world champions at the blame game

The inquest into the Three Lions' World Cup exit misses an important point: England have never been world beaters on foreign soil.