Brian Viner swapped London for the Herefordshire countryside, and his column ‘Country Life’ documents his attempts to chase the rural idyll. Chiefly a sports writer, he pens a weekly sports column and interview for the paper. He is the author of 'Ali, Pele, Lillee and Me: A Personal Odyssey Through the Sporting Seventies'.
09 July 2012 12:00 AM
'Feelgood factor' is a nebulous concept. But sport does make life brighter
04 July 2012 12:00 AM
Today's Fourth of July celebrations will be particularly resonant in Boston, a city where revolution meets the Red Sox
30 June 2012 12:00 AM
Whether or not her son finally wins Wimbledon, the new mentor of our women's game has made her mark
09 June 2012 12:00 AM
Few footballers of his stature rise to comparable heights as an administrator. But with controversy swirling around Euro 2012, the Uefa president faces one of his biggest tests
26 May 2012 12:00 AM
For this supreme athlete, champion of the disabled and life peer, London 2012 is a chance to make her voice heard – and change people's lives
19 May 2012 12:00 AM
Test at the home of cricket against West Indies brings back memories of fun and games on both sides of the boundary rope but the picture is very different these days
30 April 2012 12:00 AM
The comedy creative tells Brian Viner how he owes his latest success to Richard Nixon
26 April 2012 12:00 AM
Bob Fisher, John Lindley and Alan Price are three very wise men playing on in their 70s. They tell Brian Viner how the camaraderie of club cricket has kept them at the crease
19 April 2012 12:00 AM
The home of the Boston Red Sox, which is 100 years old tomorrow, defines American history like no other place
11 April 2012 12:00 AM
Forte Village Resort has enlisted the great and the good of English rugby to teach its younger guests this summer
Dresden riots: Protesters in Germany attack refugee buses shouting 'foreigners out'
France train shooting: US soldiers speak of the moment they stopped gunman and 'beat him until he was unconscious'
Labour leadership: Jeremy Corbyn accused of 'deluding' young supporters with 'claptrap'
'Women only' train carriages: Jeremy Corbyn unveils radical move to tackle public harassment
Black holes are a passage to another universe, says Stephen Hawking
Iain Duncan Smith calls for urgent ESA overhaul as part of drive to cut down welfare costs
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