“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
Cricket can often appear stuffy and boring. With its obsession with tea and white clothing and a strict adherence to the rules, the sport struggles with a perception that it just isn't very cool.
Compounding matters are the traditional commentators. Often Oxbridge educated, they pontificate and perambulate on the flight of
Like one of his trademark mazy solo runs from full-back, the Israel Folau saga has taken yet another twist.
After the mercurial 30 year old shared a post on social media stating that “hell awaits” gay people, his employers Rugby Australia (RA) and the New South Wales Rugby Union - for
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
World Rugby’s new proposal for a Nations Championship - pencilled in for 2022 - is a necessary development to grow the international game by providing context to otherwise meaningless cross-hemisphere friendlies. In addition, it will take back some of the power away from mega-rich clubs in England and France who
The day before France lifted the FIFA World Cup in Moscow, after beating Croatia 4-2 in the rain, head coach Didier Deschamps stated that his team were proud to represent the continent of Africa.
“It has always been the case that the French team has always had players from Africa and
Ah Christmas! A time of endless joy. A period of too much food, too much booze and too much time with that uncle who won't stop telling you that 9/11 was an inside job.
It truly is a magical time of the year with a cacophony of unique sensory delights; the
In March 2001, Graham Thorpe gave a lesson on how to bat in Asia. With England and Sri Lanka locked at 1-1 in the third and final Test, Thorpe walked to the centre of the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo with his side on 66 for 3, still 175
Stuart Lancaster has plenty of reasons to smile of late. After helping Leinster Rugby secure a famous double of the European Champions Cup and Pro 14 title last year, the former England head coach is setting his sights on even greater heights.
“We want to create a long term high performing