Podcast: Duleep Allirajah tells spiked his highlights from the Rio Olympics.
Five things that made the Olympics so wonderful.
A medal for coming second or third is a loser’s medal.
The ethos of the Olympics flies in the face of today’s cultural pessimism.
Podcast: Mick Hume stands up for the greatest show on Earth.
Must-reads from the past week
Five reasons to give the Rio Games a chance of glory.
The Cold War on doping is ruining sport.
Don’t blame defenders for a dull Euro 2016 – attacking tacticians need to up their games.
The Iceland defeat was one of the most humiliating yet.