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The Ashes: England left to rue missed opportunity in first test

So all as expected. Australia cruise to an easy ten-wicket victory over England at the Gabba. But it could have been different. For three days...

The Sport Editorial: Farewell Coleman

Farewell to a hero   Wales’ failure to qualify for Russia 2018 has obscured the true managerial quality Chris Coleman possesses. It is the one...

Weekly Woes: Ginger Follicles and My Raging Boss

Oh to be a Hammer. Life at the London club – west Newham’s official favourite – has never been an easy ride. Indeed,...

Ashes Preview 2017/18: Can England really win Down Under?

With the England squad having landed in Australia and preparations underway, the build-up to this winter’s Ashes series can well and truly begin. With...

Eleven games in – who’s impressed and yet to impress in...

For the first time since 2013 we’ve got a Mancunian dogfight at the top of the Premier League. Spearheaded by the two main heavyweights...

Anthony Joshua: What does 2018 hold for the WBA and IBF...

An increasingly familiar story was played out in the boxing ring in late October at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium, as Anthony Joshua overcame Carlos Takam...

Real Tennis: the world’s oldest racket sport that you have never...

When it comes to identifying the greatest sportsman of all time, many people point to the usual suspects. Michael Phelps, Roger Federer, Usain Bolt,...

Should politics and sport mix?

With the 2017 NFL season fully underway, it would appear the league has become something far more than just a sporting stage, but a...
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There is no better time to start watching the NBA

I t is a world of superstars, All-Stars, ‘franchise players’ and Michael Jordan. With 5-man teams, there is probably no major team sport...

The Woods through the trees

“Hello, World.” These were Tiger Woods’s first words at his inaugural press conference in 1996, his first as a professional sportsperson. After revelations of...