Phil Mickelson and other sporting figures who have changed fundamentally to gain success.
On The Road at the Tour de France: Last night was amazing – the roar on the Champs-Elyseé was deafening
You could see the delight in the team’s eyes and young Pete Kennaugh was visibly awed by it all. The fact that the team rode across the line as one is a mark of Froomey’s class too.
It is five years since Tiger Woods won his last Golf Major. The days when he dominated world golf must seem like a distant dream and the result for punters is that they have become much harder to call – there have been 18 different winners of the last 20 Majors.
For the past few days I have only really seen the riders looking happy in the mornings by the bus and too tired to be happy by the bus in the evenings. That said, the buzz was palpable on Sunday evening.
England beats Australia again – Alby Shale sets new world record with a little help from David Cameron
While most English cricket fans were trying to recover from the nerve-shredding Ashes victory at Trent Bridge, one man was embarking on inflicting an even more extraordinary Australian defeat.
Consistency, they say, is a fine thing. In sport it certainly is, and many heads more qualified than mine have proved it. But the Tour de France dictates to hell with all that, and makes up its own set of rules – all of which revolve around wonderful, fascinating inconsistency.
What happened when Simon O’Hagan tackled the fearsome “Giant of Provence” in the 2009 Etape du Tour
With the Ashes in full flow there is the rare chance for music fans to pay attention to what happens in sport without fear of lowering themselves to sports buffs.
Bookmakers very rarely make mistakes, which is why looking for value is more important than anything else when it comes to profitable betting.
One of the greatest footballers of his generation finds himself trying to save a fourth division football team from percolating in the depths of the French league ladder. Matthew Riding reports from Rodez on former French captain Zinedine Zidane’s plans to propel his wife’s football team, Le RAF, back up the football league.
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