Poignant tribute song reminds us of the beautiful game’s fickle nature… and puts superstar tantrums into perspective.
Plus William Blake’s house for sale, and a decade of Scottish property and
Once-only Wimbledon winners and examples of jolly fine sportsmanship at the All England Club.
While the revelations about doping in cycling are in many cases not new or particularly surprising, the spectacular fall of an athlete previously idolised by so many and the subsequent destruction of his ill-gotten legacy has had a huge impact on cycling and raised wider concerns about drug taking in other sports as well.
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Saturday will be an exciting day. This weekend our country will erupt into a frenzy of colour and song; sometimes profound, often crass. Football will once again reign supreme.
What makes a great dog portrait? Is beauty truly in the eye of the beholder? When is a portrait of your pet considered to be naff and when is it art?
By Joanne Good and Anna Webb | | Sunday, 12 August 2012 at 4:00 am
As Euro 2012 dominates the media’s sporting agenda, one could assume England’s impending debacle at the competition is soon approaching. As other sports currently lie in the shadows of European football, history was made on 11 June, as Rafael Nadal became the only man ever to win seven French Open titles.
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By Luke Blackall | | Tuesday, 20 September 2011 at 12:13 pm
One-time wild child Tracey Emin’s 48th birthday party might have been a tad more low-key when compared to some of her more boisterous celebrations of yesteryear, but the artist still enjoyed an impressive turnout when she hosted proceedings on the roof of her east London studio. Veteran designer Vivienne Westwood was among those on hand [...]
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