Tiger Flowers was abused for his colour but never lost his cool
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Saturday 30 November 2013
This week marks the 125th anniversary of a seemingly everlasting British record set by George Littlewood. The Sheffield athlete was a professional pedestrian. The sport of pedestrianism is not practised today, though we still see its influence in ultramarathon running.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Out of America: There are signs of life in the country's grand old terminal buildings – even if some are no more than museum pieces
Saturday 18 May 2013
Lee Purdy will add his name to a long and distinguished list of British boxers who travelled to most points of the globe for world-title fights knowing that they were massive underdogs.
Monday 22 April 2013
Heavyweight grinds his way towards a title fight while Cleverly shines with win for the purists
Saturday 20 April 2013
Victories for the British pair tonight will bring career-defining contests within touching distance
Friday 15 March 2013
Win a bottle of wine
Thursday 13 December 2012
Some of the biggest (and oldest) stars in the music industry clubbed together last night to stage a Madison Square Gardens concert for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Sunday 18 November 2012
The grounbreaking cable channel is celebrating four decades of making great TV. So, what were they up to before The Sopranos and Co? Tim Walker finds out
Wednesday 29 August 2012
British boybands One Direction and The Wanted have taken the US – and the pages of The New Yorker – by storm. Tim Walker charts their stateside success
Monday 20 August 2012
Anybody still think a substandard one-day series with Australia in June was a good idea?
Saturday 18 August 2012
"I couldn't ask for a better gig. The music is fantastic, the bass lines are classic, and Elton is a gem..."
Wednesday 15 August 2012
Former world heavyweight champion Michael Dokes, 54, has died after losing his battle with liver cancer.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Tapia was crazy, but he could still fight when he made his York Hall debut
Monday 07 May 2012
Accused of appropriating rap music, Yauch likened it to the Rolling Stones playing the Blues
Wednesday 07 March 2012
Should we be jealous of Rory McIlroy, multi-millionaire golfer, reigning US Open champion and – as of Sunday – the planet's number one player? Probably not.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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