Ryder Cup: the history and drama of golf’s biggest event
Ryder Cup
In Depth

Ryder Cup: the history and drama of golf’s biggest event

Team USA vs. Team Europe golfing showdown is an unmissable sporting spectacle 
17 Sep 2021
Doping in sport: should cannabis be on the list of banned substances?
US sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson missed the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for cannabis
In Focus

Doping in sport: should cannabis be on the list of banned substances?

World Anti-Doping Agency will launch a scientific review next year
15 Sep 2021
Messi vs. Ronaldo: how football’s two superstars compare
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Messi vs. Ronaldo: how football’s two superstars compare

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his second debut for Manchester United
15 Sep 2021
A World Cup every two years - for football and rugby union?
Football’s Fifa World Cup and rugby union’s Webb Ellis Cup trophies
Pros and cons

A World Cup every two years - for football and rugby union?

Governing bodies of both sports are discussing the option of biennial tournaments 
14 Sep 2021
Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 
Emma Raducanu celebrates her victory at the US Open
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Raducanu’s meteoric rise: unknown wildcard to grand slam champion 

Just three months ago, the British 18-year-old was a ‘schoolgirl waiting for her A-level results’ 
13 Sep 2021
Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: grand slam wins and career big titles
Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are the ‘big three’ of men’s tennis
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Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: grand slam wins and career big titles

Novak Djokovic remains level with his big three rivals on 20 slams after losing the US Open final
13 Sep 2021
The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs
Pin badges showing face of Cristiano Ronaldo
Expert’s view

The Ronaldo effect: what big players mean for the finances of major football clubs

Manchester United hoping to cash in big after securing the Portuguese star’s signature on two-year contract
13 Sep 2021

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Britain’s greatest Paralympian: cyclist Sarah Storey
Sarah Storey with her gold medal
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Britain’s greatest Paralympian: cyclist Sarah Storey

Her achievements are ‘off-the-scale extraordinary’
10 Sep 2021
The best cycling tops for lightweight, long-distance comfort
Cycling tops
The wish list

The best cycling tops for lightweight, long-distance comfort

With prices ranging from £40 to £290
7 Sep 2021
Cristiano Ronaldo’s second coming
Ronaldo
In Brief

Cristiano Ronaldo’s second coming

Last week, Manchester United re-signed the forward on a two-year deal thought to be worth more than £400,000 a week
2 Sep 2021
Golfing in the Algarve
Four Seasons Fairways, Quinta do Lago
The big trip

Golfing in the Algarve

Pack your clubs – and hit the fairways and greens in Portugal this off-season
1 Sep 2021
The heavy consequences of ‘light touch’ refereeing
Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes confronts Southampton’s Jack Stephens
Why we’re talking about . . .

The heavy consequences of ‘light touch’ refereeing

New refereeing protocol is intended to make football more free-flowing
27 Aug 2021
‘Kane has found a gentlemen’s agreement is meaningless in the brutal world of football’
Harry Kane
Instant Opinion

‘Kane has found a gentlemen’s agreement is meaningless in the brutal world of football’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 Aug 2021
The thrills of The Hundred finale
Southern Brave men’s team and Oval Invincibles women’s team celebrate at Lord’s
In Focus

The thrills of The Hundred finale

A landmark moment and a feast of hitting in the double bill at Lord’s 
26 Aug 2021
A Women’s Open that ‘had it all’
Anna Nordqvist: one of Europe’s greats
In Focus

A Women’s Open that ‘had it all’

Anna Nordqvist won her third major after a dramatic final round at Carnoustie
26 Aug 2021
Kane will stay at Spurs - is Ronaldo next on Man City’s wish list? 
Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane 
View from the terraces

Kane will stay at Spurs - is Ronaldo next on Man City’s wish list? 

Football’s transfer rumour mill has gone into overdrive
25 Aug 2021
World’s highest-paid football players in 2021
Lionel Messi
In pictures

World’s highest-paid football players in 2021

There’s a familiar face at No.1, but who else is on the football rich list?
24 Aug 2021
A history of the Paralympics
 A competitor at the 1992 Summer Paralympics in Barcelona
In Focus

A history of the Paralympics

Starting this week in Tokyo, the Paralympic Games has its origins in post-war Britain
23 Aug 2021
Tokyo Paralympics: a guide to the games
Someity is the official mascot for the Tokyo Paralympic Games
In Depth

Tokyo Paralympics: a guide to the games

4,350 athletes will compete across 22 sports in Japan’s capital city
23 Aug 2021
Pensions, elephants and middle-class drugs
An elephant eats some leaves
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Pensions, elephants and middle-class drugs

Why is the government changing pension rules? How did a herd of elephants cross China? And will well-heeled drug users be named and shamed?
20 Aug 2021
The scandal that could tarnish Team GB
Team GB sprinter CJ Ujah: ‘I am not a cheat’
In Focus

The scandal that could tarnish Team GB

CJ Ujah protested his innocence after testing positive for two banned substances
20 Aug 2021
India’s thrilling win at Lord’s: ‘an extraordinary see-saw’ of a Test
India’s Rishabh Pant and Virat Kohli celebrate the wicket of James Anderson
Why we’re talking about . . .

India’s thrilling win at Lord’s: ‘an extraordinary see-saw’ of a Test

The final day of the second Test was a thrilling, if unusually bad-tempered, day of cricket
19 Aug 2021
‘Sad day for tennis’: is this the end of Federer’s glittering career?
Roger Federer waves to the crowd after losing in the Wimbledon quarter-final against Hubert Hurkacz
Today’s big question

‘Sad day for tennis’: is this the end of Federer’s glittering career?

40-year-old Swiss maestro will have a third operation on his right knee  
16 Aug 2021
Mercenaries, climate angst and the right to repair
Podcast

Mercenaries, climate angst and the right to repair

What are Russian soldiers doing in Libya? Are doom-laden climate headlines bad for our mental health? And are DIY gadget fixers about to get a break?
13 Aug 2021
Premier League: pundit predictions
Manchester City are the Premier League defending champions
Expert’s view

Premier League: pundit predictions

A look at the major talking points ahead of the new season
13 Aug 2021
Tokyo’s ‘grand human opera’: a tonic for a weary world
The flag bearers at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
In Depth

Tokyo’s ‘grand human opera’: a tonic for a weary world

Despite widespread ambivalence and fear, the Games managed to bring us together
12 Aug 2021
Messi on PSG, Neymar and winning the Champions League
Lionel Messi speaks to the press in Paris
In Focus

Messi on PSG, Neymar and winning the Champions League

What the Argentine superstar said at his first press conference in Paris
11 Aug 2021
The best paddleboards for aquatic adventures
Paddleboards
The wish list

The best paddleboards for aquatic adventures

With prices ranging from £549 to £1,199
10 Aug 2021
Pay cheques, sporting pressure and ancient plants
Equal pay campaigners
Podcast

Pay cheques, sporting pressure and ancient plants

Should we all know what our colleagues are paid? How will Olympic athletes cope with social media scrutiny? And could a strange desert plant unlock hu…
6 Aug 2021
Messi to leave Barcelona: how the football world reacted
Lionel Messi
View from the terraces

Messi to leave Barcelona: how the football world reacted

‘Financial and structural obstacles’ scupper Argentine’s new deal with cash-strapped Catalans
6 Aug 2021
Simone Biles: was she courageous to quit?
Simone Biles: the GOAT with her bronze medal
Why we’re talking about . . .

Simone Biles: was she courageous to quit?

US gymnast became the talk of Tokyo for not performing
5 Aug 2021
Sky Brown: ‘I’m so stoked - I really hope I inspire some girls’
Sky Brown, 13, won bronze in the women’s skateboarding park event
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Sky Brown: ‘I’m so stoked - I really hope I inspire some girls’

A year after a horror fall the skateboarder, 13, becomes Britain’s youngest Olympic medallist
4 Aug 2021
Five of the best bike holders
Bike holders
The wish list

Five of the best bike holders

Prices range from £40 to £675
4 Aug 2021
Warholm smashes record then slams ‘b******t’ super shoes
Karsten Warholm reacts after breaking the 400m hurdles world record
In Focus

Warholm smashes record then slams ‘b******t’ super shoes

Norwegian stormed to gold in the 400m hurdles with a time of 45.94secs
3 Aug 2021
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