Recent articles by Gavin Mortimer

Prop Healy: no bite. Fly-half Jonny: no flight

First Post Fri 7 Jun, AT 09:27

Irish Lions forward Cian Healy cleared of biting, but injured Wilkinson can't join the team Down Under

French student left brain-dead: is gay marriage row to blame?

First Post Thu 6 Jun, AT 14:52

Clement Meric is left for dead by three 'skinhead' assailants in apparent Left vs Right street attack

As Lions get ready to swelter in HK, was this such a good idea?

First Post Fri 31 May, AT 07:57

Australia-bound rugby squad risks dehydration and heat exhaustion because of stopover in Hong Kong

Think same-sex marriage is divisive in UK? Look at France

First Post Thu 23 May, AT 12:02

Tensions heighten after suicide of far-right historian Dominique Venner at altar of Notre Dame cathedral

Jonny Wilkinson

Jonny Wilkinson, not Beckham, is the real goldenballs

Point of View Fri 17 May, AT 14:59

As Becks bows out, his illustrious rugby-playing counterpart is poised for another triumph

Sarkozy under investigation for 'exploiting frail L'Oreal heiress'

First Post Fri 22 Mar, AT 10:05

Ex-President 'in state of incomprehension' at court's decision – but he faces up to three years' jail if guilty

Christine LaGarde

Cops raid Lagarde's Paris home: not the headline the IMF needed

First Post Thu 21 Mar, AT 11:56

Christine Lagarde's appointment was meant to bring a fragrant new era post-DSK. What went wrong?

Why is Steve Walsh refereeing crucial England v Wales game?

First Post Fri 15 Mar, AT 08:56

Australian referee has 'previous' with England and has been described as a 'walking timebomb'

Bradley Wiggins calls Lance Armstrong 'a lying bastard'

First Post Fri 25 Jan, AT 08:30

Wiggins recalls episode from 2009 Tour de France when Armstrong suddenly found new strength

'I'm sorry.' Cycling career was one big lie admits Armstrong

First Post Fri 18 Jan, AT 08:24

'If there's a truth and reconciliation commission, I'll be the first man in the door,' he tells Oprah

Armstrong 'confesses to doping but could take others down'

First Post Tue 15 Jan, AT 09:03

Leaked reports of Oprah interview say cyclist could give evidence against those who helped him

Gay marriage protest shows France plagued by self-doubt

First Post Mon 14 Jan, AT 14:42

The majority of protesters were white, bourgeois and unable to accept that France must change

Will Lance Armstrong confess to Oprah – or is it too risky?

First Post Wed 9 Jan, AT 08:54

Interview muddied by extraordinary claim that cyclist once offered $250,000 ‘donation' to doping watchdog

Economist angers French with yet another nationalistic slur

First Post Fri 4 Jan, AT 14:41

French insulted as weekly mag portrays Obama as a Frenchman – and a cliched one at that

Bradley Wiggins crowns year with sports personality trophy

First Post Mon 17 Dec, AT 07:48

'What a year!' Victorious cyclist takes 30 per cent of vote to beat Jessica Ennis and Andy Murray

Does 'boxer' Freddie Flintoff realise what he's getting into?

First Post Fri 30 Nov, AT 09:37

Fears for cricketer's safety as he prepares for tonight's bout against jailbird Richard Dawson

Bradley Wiggins 2-5 favourite to win sports personality award

First Post Tue 27 Nov, AT 08:47

Shortlist for BBC awards ceremony includes 11 Olympians and Paralympians – plus Rory McIlroy

Lance Armstrong cuts ties with cancer charity Livestrong

First Post Tue 13 Nov, AT 12:31

But cheeky Twitter photo, showing his seven yellow jerseys, doesn't win him any new friends

Wiggins: 'I was lucky to avoid Armstrong drugs conspiracy'

First Post Fri 12 Oct, AT 09:28

Shocked Tour de France champ thanks British Cycling system for keeping him clean

Lance Armstrong 'serial cheat' who enforced doping - report

First Post Thu 11 Oct, AT 08:47

Cyclist's reputation in tatters after team-mates give evidence of illegal doping culture he inspired

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