Team GB will make Olympic history with male and female flag bearers
Two-time Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray was Team GB’s flag bearer at Rio 2016
Sports Shorts

Team GB will make Olympic history with male and female flag bearers

News and reactions from the world of sport, including English cricket and rugby joining the social media boycott
29 Apr 2021
F1 2021 season guide
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
In Focus

F1 2021 season guide

Sprint qualifying given green light for three GPs and Turkey replaces Canada 
29 Apr 2021
Ryan Giggs denies charges of assaulting two women
Ryan Giggs leaves Manchester Magistrates’ Court
Sports Shorts

Ryan Giggs denies charges of assaulting two women

News and reactions from the world of sport, including heartbreak for George North, and Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul
28 Apr 2021
Nagelsmann to join Bayern in record €25m deal for a manager
Julian Nagelsmann will replace Hansi Flick as Bayern head coach
Sports Shorts

Nagelsmann to join Bayern in record €25m deal for a manager

News and reactions from the world of sport, including the $5.2m sale of a LeBron James rookie card
27 Apr 2021
Did government originally endorse the Super League?
Ed Woodward
Behind the scenes

Did government originally endorse the Super League?

Report claims No. 10’s chief of staff appeared to ‘offer support’ for heavily criticised European league
26 Apr 2021
English football to boycott Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
English Premier League's No Room For Racism campaign
Sports Shorts

English football to boycott Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

News and reactions from the world of sport, including weekend wins for Man City, Rafa Nadal and ‘Team Mullet’
26 Apr 2021
Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: career grand slams and big titles
Novak Djokovic has 17 grand slam titles, Rafael Nadal has 19 and Roger Federer has 20
In Depth

Djokovic vs. Nadal vs. Federer: career grand slams and big titles

‘King of clay’ Nadal wins record-extending 12th Barcelona Open
26 Apr 2021

An open mind on the issues that matter

The Week magazine is simple and clever. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Juventus against Lionel Messi of Barcelona
In Depth

Messi vs. Ronaldo: all-time career goals and UCL records

A look at how the two superstar footballers compare
26 Apr 2021
Will Rangers and Celtic join a British Super League?
Glasgow rivals Rangers and Celtic are Scotland’s two biggest clubs
View from the terraces

Will Rangers and Celtic join a British Super League?

Fifa, Uefa and UK government likely to ‘back’ British league and Perez insists ESL is not dead yet
22 Apr 2021
European Super League collapses: a victory for football fans?
Chelsea fans protested against the Super League outside Stamford Bridge
View from the terraces

European Super League collapses: a victory for football fans?

Juventus chief admits defeat after nine clubs withdraw from breakaway competition 
21 Apr 2021
‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’
Alan Shearer
Sports Shorts

‘Super League chucked a grenade at the EPL - well, chuck one back’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including cricket’s ‘logistical headaches’, and Ryan Mason’s appointment at Spurs
20 Apr 2021
Football’s civil war: ‘a criminal act against fans’
Liverpool and Man Utd are founder members of the European Super League
View from the terraces

Football’s civil war: ‘a criminal act against fans’

Backlash against the European Super League reaches fever pitch
19 Apr 2021
Spurs sack Mourinho days before League Cup final 
Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham Hotspur
View from the terraces

Spurs sack Mourinho days before League Cup final 

The Special One becomes the ‘first Super League manager to lose their job’
19 Apr 2021
European Super League explained
The Super League
In Depth

European Super League explained

Premier League’s ‘big six’ sign up as founder members of breakaway tournament
19 Apr 2021
Dulux mocks Spurs after signing as sponsor
Harry Kane
Tall Tales

Dulux mocks Spurs after signing as sponsor

And other stories from the stranger side of life
16 Apr 2021
Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment
Glen Kamara of Rangers clashes with Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kudela
Sports Shorts

Uefa under fire for ‘wildly insufficient’ racism punishment

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Phil Foden’s Twitter gaffe and Canada’s Olympic fashion crime
15 Apr 2021
Boris Johnson and the Saudi bid for Newcastle United
Mohammed bin Salman and Boris Johnson
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris Johnson and the Saudi bid for Newcastle United

Crown Prince allegedly warned PM that Anglo-Saudi relations could be damaged
15 Apr 2021
Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge
Team GB athletes won 67 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics
Sports Shorts

Team GB’s Olympic hopes powered by tea, crisps and porridge

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a historic night for Northern Ireland women’s football team
14 Apr 2021
‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand
The Hundred cricket
Sports Shorts

‘I’m out’: cricket pundits react to The Hundred’s wickets rebrand

News from the world of sport, including a female manager possibly taking over at EFL club Forest Green
13 Apr 2021
Rachael Blackmore has ‘changed the future’ of horse racing
Minella Times and jockey Rachael Blackmore stormed to victory in the Grand National
Sports Shorts

Rachael Blackmore has ‘changed the future’ of horse racing

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Woods’s praise for Masters champion Matsuyama
12 Apr 2021
‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism
Swansea City’s Jamal Lowe in action against Birmingham City
The latest on . . .

‘Enough is enough’: football tackles social media racism

Swansea City lead boycott after online abuse of players 
9 Apr 2021
Could IPL cricket be played in England?
Mumbai Indians won the 2019 Indian Premier League final
Sports Shorts

Could IPL cricket be played in England?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a French Open delay and start of the Masters
8 Apr 2021
Foden steals limelight from Haaland in Champions League tie
Erling Haaland speaks with Phil Foden after the Champions League clash at the Etihad
Sports Shorts

Foden steals limelight from Haaland in Champions League tie

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a ‘major overhaul’ for golf’s world ranking system
7 Apr 2021
‘Glitz and glamour of the Crucible felt lightyears away’
Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White ahead of the 1994 World Snooker Championship final
Sports Shorts

‘Glitz and glamour of the Crucible felt lightyears away’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a Juve crisis and North Korea’s Olympic decision
6 Apr 2021
Kane, Haaland and Lukaku are on Man City’s striker shortlist
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is captain of the England team
Sports Shorts

Kane, Haaland and Lukaku are on Man City’s striker shortlist

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a rugby league player’s ten-match ban for ‘testicle attack’
31 Mar 2021
Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero
Sports Shorts

Could Aguero and Salah be heading to La Liga?

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Andy Murray’s post-tennis career plans
30 Mar 2021
Bahrain GP provides a ‘classic’ start to the F1 season
F1 Bahrain Grand Prix
Sports Shorts

Bahrain GP provides a ‘classic’ start to the F1 season

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a boost for England ahead of Poland clash
29 Mar 2021
A dark shadow over the ‘beautiful game’
‘I was just dying inside’: former footballer Paul Stewart was one of Frank Roper’s victims
In Focus

A dark shadow over the ‘beautiful game’

Documentary about historical abuse in football revealed the shocking scale of the crimes
26 Mar 2021
Norway won’t face action over Qatar human rights protest
Norway Qatar protest
Sports Shorts

Norway won’t face action over Qatar human rights protest

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a 1990s snooker throwback
25 Mar 2021
Concussion diagnostic test using saliva is a ‘real game changer’
Rugby ball (Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)
Sports Shorts

Concussion diagnostic test using saliva is a ‘real game changer’

News and reactions from the world of sport, including a new ban for ex-Fifa president Sepp Blatter
24 Mar 2021
MCG could host world’s biggest crowd since pandemic started
The 2017 AFL Grand Final was held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Sports Shorts

MCG could host world’s biggest crowd since pandemic started

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Gareth Bale’s plan to return to Real Madrid
23 Mar 2021
Broadcast deal could mark ‘biggest moment’ for WSL
FA Women's Super League
Sports Shorts

Broadcast deal could mark ‘biggest moment’ for WSL

News and reactions from the world of sport, including Eddie Jones’s future as England rugby head coach
22 Mar 2021
City handed ‘toughest possible route’ to UCL final
Champions League trophy
Sports Shorts

City handed ‘toughest possible route’ to UCL final

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring Minella Indo’s victory in the Cheltenham Gold Cup
19 Mar 2021
‘A dark day for the beautiful game’
The Football Association
Sports Shorts

‘A dark day for the beautiful game’

News and reactions from the world of sport, featuring a £250,000 bet cash out and F1’s fastest street circuit
18 Mar 2021