England top in world cricket – at last!
England's cricket team have done what England's footballers haven't managed since 1966 – become the worlds's best. It's great to be the global number one! How did they do it?
Calamity strikes in world’s greatest cycle race
The Tour de France is an astonishing feat, but as more and more riders drop out of the race with horrific injuries, should we be asking if it's worth it?
Women’s World Cup alive and kicking
Germany is currently hosting the sixth Women's World Cup. It's attracting the crowds, but will it ever catch up with the men's game in global appeal?
Olympic tickets on sale. Will you be there?
From today, members of the public can bid to buy tickets for the London 2012 Olympic Games. They may not be cheap, but there are some compelling reasons to splash out.
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?
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?
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?
Is England’s World Cup collapse the media’s fault?
After England’s dismal start to the World Cup, reports of mutiny in the camp are rife. But does this tell us more about journalism than it does about football?
Jabulani: The last-minute swerve… towards boredom
When goalkeepers criticised Adidas’s new World Cup ball, we expected goals galore. Is the Jabulani to blame, or just the answer to a question that no-one was asking?
The World Cup — can it be worth all the fuss?
Should the eye-watering sums spent on the planet’s biggest event – not to mention the time and effort that goes into it – be diverted to more worthwhile causes?