Andy Martin

Andy Martin teaches French at Cambridge University and is the author of The Boxer and the Goalkeeper: Sartre vs Camus

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Hot dogs who relish the cold

Andy Martin visits Suffolk where the forests ring with the noise of husky races

Fenland skaters blow hot in the cold

Rare staging of championships with a 300-year tradition is made possible by big freeze. Andy Martin reports

Why you don't need a beret to play the sport of the future

A form of petanque was played in Egypt, ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. Now the game, as Andy Martin discovers, is conquering Britain

Fogarty's two wheels to the fore

Andy Martin visits Brands Hatch to find a new breed of motorcyclist celebrating the twin victories of a thoroughly modern world champion

Beach becomes the battleground of a new era

Andy Martin, in Weymouth, samples beach volleyball - a post-apocalyptic vision of sport

High fliers riding on the low and fast track

Andy Martin is overwhelmed by optimism for the future when he meets the men and machines at the Hovercraft Championships

Boullion runs Schumacher close in test

MOTOR RACING

Shooting stars but no cigars

Andy Martin examines a sporting world marginalised by the mythology of guns

Generation X becomes totally board

Andy Martin checks out the feeling, groove, mood thing when the worlds of snow and surf collide

Fifty iron women and 100 jailbirds

Andy Martin witnesses a show of strength at Standford Hill Prison
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