Donald McRae: The art of the interview

“First and foremost, you have to make the story about the person you’re interviewing,” said Donald McRae, the multiple award winning author and Guardian journalist renowned for his investigative interviews with famous athletes.  We’re sitting in a trendy coffee shop near the newspaper’s office in central London where one of the

Sports and Politics: Five athletes who became politicians

There are many fans and athletes that will vehemently argue for the separation of sports and politics. These practitioners and followers of our favourite pastimes argue that the purity of sporting triumphs and athletic endeavours are sullied by the intrusion of Machiavellian meddling and sordid scheming from shadowy figures in