Tiger’s redemption after years of disgrace
Are comebacks the greatest stories in the world? On Sunday, Tiger Woods won his first golf tournament since 2013, completing a remarkable return from injury and personal disgrace.
France victorious as golden World Cup ends
Was this the best World Cup ever? France are the champions after beating Croatia. With great goals, controversy and superb individual displays, the final symbolised a memorable tournament.
Religion, football and violence: a toxic mix
Celtic and Rangers go head-to-head in a violent clash. 230 are arrested. Will bigotry, poverty and drink be the death of football in Glasgow?
Say ‘Gay’ and the beautiful game gets ugly
Steven Davies has become the first professional cricketer to admit he's gay. He waited five years: why has it taken so long?
Modern sport: 'a freak show with accidents'
A footballer retires after battling with injury. New figures show the dangers of playing rugby. And London gears up for the Olympics. How healthy are top athletes really?
Spate of accidents adds to Olympic headache
Builders working at the 2012 Olympic site have been suffering high rates of injury, and that's just the latest bad news. Is the Olympics really worth it?
Meet Barack Obama, President of the USA
Whether it's Afghanistan, Egypt or health care reforms, his opinion matters. But who is the man in The White House? And what does he find difficult?
Sumo combat seeks to wrestle back its honour
It's Japan's national sport with religious roots. But match-fixing scandals have left Sumo stunned. Can the sport pick itself up off the mat?
Records smashed as football clubs spend big
As the football transfer window ends, some clubs have spent millions on new players. Money might buy success, but is it fair?
We are still cave men, claims top scientist
A top behavioural scientist has made waves in the diet business, saying that we should eat and live more like our genetic ancestors.
Gloom, doom and cuts v barmy men hugging
A crushing cricket victory in Australia is good news for England fans. But does sport really have the power to change the national mood?