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.
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
02 May 2014 11:01 PM
Everton fans face a terrible choice: halting City could gift title to Liverpool but their team can still reach Europe. Tom Peck assesses the mood on Merseyside
01 May 2014 07:50 PM
South Africans disillusioned with corruption and the excesses of President Zuma will still be saddled with ANC rule after next week’s election
30 April 2014 12:00 AM
The ‘Snooker Loopy’ era may have gone for a sport that now seems staid but the skills on view at the Crucible are sharper than ever
26 April 2014 12:53 PM
Snooker lacks much that has revitalised darts: the lager, the ritualised dancing
Tom Peck: As technology powers on, will a Google-Glassed future see players tweeting while fouling and fans creating their own virtual reality?
18 April 2014 08:22 PM
Has Atletico Madrid coach German Burgos seen the future? Certainly, his appearance in the dugout at Getafe earlier this week sporting a pair of Google Glass “wearable computer” spectacles has caught much attention.
17 April 2014 01:16 PM
As the Oscar Pistorius murder trial begins an adjournment until 5 May, we look at the key evidence presented by Pistorius and the prosecution so far – and how the different versions of events don't add up.
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 Watch a man race the Circle line - and win
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute