Tom Peck is a reporter on The Independent's news desk with an interest in just about everything. In January 2012 he became the paper's Olympics Correspondent.
04 June 2014 01:00 AM
The part of the game in which England have struggled in recent major tournaments will, for Alan Shearer, be the crucial factor in deciding who wins the 2014 World Cup – keeping the ball.
30 May 2014 05:52 PM
It’s amazing what Arsenal winning the FA Cup can do to a man
28 May 2014 09:29 PM
The weight on the ball from Gerrard is trademark perfect, slid in behind the Italian centre-halves who can only stare at each other’s hipster beards in blind panic as Peck steams in from the right flank to meet it. He has to score.
25 May 2014 04:57 PM
I never imagined Nigel would humiliate me on a night bus. But he has.
Yaya Toure comment: How the turbulent politics of cake revealed that all is not sweetness and light between Toure and his Abu Dhabian employers
23 May 2014 07:21 PM
Remember greedy Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda? There’s a lesson there
Tom Peck: England fans rejoice - it's the new metatarsal, and Wayne Rooney hasn't succumbed to it yet
22 May 2014 11:25 PM
The Rugby World Cup is shaping up as an extravaganza for posh people rather than the populist showpiece that was London 2012
16 May 2014 10:54 PM
Oscar Pistorius trial: Athlete's lawyers may have undermined his defence by fighting request for psychiatric assessment
13 May 2014 12:02 PM
Psychiatrist’s testimony could sabotage case and delay verdict
Comment: Greg Dyke’s idea that England glory can be forged by B teams on the playing fields of Kidderminster and Barnet is fanciful and illogical
09 May 2014 05:42 PM
No other country has lower league football like England. It is worth preserving
06 May 2014 12:14 AM
Footballers parading the fruits of their loins at the end of a season is now de rigueur. Tom Peck analyses this weird trend
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Ashya King: Parents of five-year-old boy refused permission to visit him in hospital and denied bail at Spanish court
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
When elitism grips the top of British society to this extent, there is only one answer: abolish private schools
Ashya King: 'Cruel NHS has not given us the treatment we need', says father of five-year-old with brain tumour who fled to Spain
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- 2 Half of young women unable to ‘locate vagina’ and 65% find it difficult to say the word
- 3 Saudis risk new Muslim division with proposal to move Mohamed’s tomb
- 4 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
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