James Lawton is Chief Sports Writer for The Independent and Sports Journalist of the Year 2011.
29 May 2013 01:00 AM
Every other nation had dealt with the problem. Why not England?
James Lawton on Dylan Hartley's ban: Football accepts it has problems, if only the same could be said of rugby
28 May 2013 10:00 AM
There's a blissful ignorance of how threatened rugby's morality has become
26 May 2013 10:55 PM
Borussia Dortmund brushed brilliantly against fate. Bayern Munich did more
James Lawton: Borussia Dortmund manager Jürgen Klopp masters the crying game to forge spirit that can shock Bayern Munich
25 May 2013 12:00 AM
Dortmund may be the underdog but did one ever come to Wembley with a more beautiful sheen to its coat or sharper teeth?
James Lawton: Sergio Garcia cracks as major fault line opens up again following racist remark aimed at Tiger Woods
23 May 2013 01:00 AM
Trying to get the better of Tiger Woods looks like the last word in futility
21 May 2013 10:41 PM
British driver was fascinating man whose epic duel with Niki Lauda in 1976 was typical of an era of glamour and glory – but also the ever-present threat of death
21 May 2013 12:00 AM
Di Canio appeared to be drawing a line between unprofessional behaviour and his own dwindling levels of toleration
James Lawton: When will Arsène Wenger's Arsenal enter the Champions League as anything but a disposable asset?
20 May 2013 12:18 AM
For all Arsenal's dreams and prettiness there must be nagging sense of futility
18 May 2013 12:00 AM
The chest infection which has prematurely ended Sir Bradley Wiggins’ failing assault on the Giro d’Italia will no doubt put on hold worrying speculation that he has, for the moment at least, lost his nerve on those spine-chilling mountain descents.
18 May 2013 12:00 AM
In the wake of the revised view of the tenure of Roberto Mancini, there is the remarkable suggestion that Manchester City are intent on limiting the powers of his successor.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Alex Salmond has 'broken his word to the Scottish people' says Scottish Lib Dem leader
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- 2 Antonio Martin shooting: Police and protesters clash over teenager's death just five miles from Ferguson, Missouri
- 3 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
- 4 Hip hop is both racial and political, and for Iggy Azalea to suggest otherwise is insulting
- 5 Man hospitalised with pneumonia after downing eggnog at office Christmas party