The party's over - for Sport magazine, and for Leicester City. Their fleet-footed striker Jamie Vardy tells us about life after the miracle, and his finishing instinct | Dan Cole, England's quiet cornerstone, heads up our full preview of the Six Nations | Britain has never won the America's Cup, but Ben Ainslie and Martin Whitmarsh's Land Rover BAR team want to change that this year | What's life as a footballer like when your uncle owns the club? Middlesbrough centre-back Ben Gibson reveals all | Former England captain Nasser Hussain on wines and Only Fools and Horses | And finally: as Sport magazine closes after 10 years at the top, columnist David Flatman and editor Tony Hodson pen fond farewells. Thank you for reading.
A defiant Peter Crouch tells us about a career spent changing minds, as he nears 100 Premier League goals | Sleep deprivation and chocolate milkshake - the Dakar Rally's first ever British winner on what it takes to succeed | How fitness became big business - the unstoppable rise of Joe Wicks | Carl Frampton's trainer Shane McGuigan weighs in ahead of the rematch with Leo Santa Cruz | Boris Becker on pork scratchings, Brexit and why he's the German David Beckham | Plus: David Flatman on living with regret
Olympic diving star Tom Daley on mindfulness, YouTube and his Rio highs and lows | Inside Team Sky, in the midst of their UK Anti-Doping investigation | We seek wildcard advice from the Fantasy Premier League’s stats guru | Gymnast Louis Smith explains why his body is like a rubber band in Sport Uncovered | All-round cricket star and international footballer Ellyse Perry looks forward to this summer’s Cricket World Cup | Gary Lineker on hating homework and how to get stuffed before death | Plus: David Flatman says loyalty is a nice idea, but it doesn’t rotate the globe
Sprinting ace Dina Asher-Smith talks Rio, doping and a London World Championships | Boxer James DeGale opens up ahead of an epic year for the sport | Bournemouth defender Steve Cook on his journey to the Premier League | British tennis number two Kyle Edmund looks ahead to the Australian Open | Snooker great Stephen Hendry is wary of wasps but in awe of Phil Collins | Columnist David Flatman says the tough stance on high tackles is a necessary evil | Plus: competitive eating – finally, a sport for the masses
In this week's Sport: from Bolt's on-track grin to Kaepernick taking a knee, the most powerful sporting images of the year | Laura Kenny on why defending her Olympic titles in Rio was more difficult than she ever imagined | Leighton Baines talks learning photography and the Merseyside derby | Long jump rivalries, dancing and dogs on leads, with Greg Rutherford | Plus: columnist David Flatman has no time for the Dylan Hartley lynch mobs
In this week’s Sport: Victor Moses, the Premier League’s most improved player, talks faith, forgiveness and coming in from the cold at Chelsea | Doped: we look at how sport (not us) reached a doping crescendo in 2016 | Sir Ian Botham: wine, walking, a love of New Zealand and Mr Spock | Plus: David Flatman on the mega-bantz world of corporate entertainment
In this week’s Sport: four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah talks exclusively about his legacy and marathon ambitions | From a broken home to a happy family unit: how Antonio Conte has transformed Chelsea | Air miles, Jose Mourinho and leaving Old Trafford, with Man Utd legend Ryan Giggs | We relive the 12 games unbeaten that lead Eddie Jones’ England into a clash with Australia | Miles Teller on playing boxer Vinny Pazienza, who was nearly paralysed after a car accident, in Bleed for This | David Flatman is no fan of Mourinho and Pardew’s blame game | Plus: Clare Balding picks cake over tomatoes any day
In this week’s Sport: from Ronda Rousey to Katie Taylor – how women have become some of the biggest stars in combat sports | Wales captain Sam Warburton on the attention to detail that’s propelled him to the top | Michail Antonio: West Ham’s winger on his journey from non-league football to the Hammers’ front line | Olympic skeleton champ Lizzy Yarnold talks about the benefits of a year off | Mansell’s misery, shunts with Schumacher and Hunt in the rain – we rank the greatest F1 climaxes | Popular grey Smad Place goes for a repeat win in the Hennessy Gold Cup | Plus: David Flatman wants to avoid gorilla-like growth
In this week’s Sport: Everton boss Ronald Koeman talks Cruyff, Guardiola and a new era for the Toffees | Flying full-back Hector Bellerin on how mixing England and Spain makes him the perfect man for Arsenal | Alex Thomson on the Vendée Globe - a single handed sail around the world | England lock Joe Launchbury on his side’s clash with Fiji | Plus: we review all the contenders for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award
In this week’s Sport: Ben Stokes talks facing India, mental toughness and Flower power | England v Scotland: 10 players who define an age-auld rivalry | Saracens prop Mako Vunipola on England’s clash with South Africa | Lots of steak and sexing-up novels, with AP McCoy | The Snow issue: 12 ski resorts to put a smile on your face | Plus: snowboarders Aimee Fuller and Travis Rice
England’s returning rugby league captain Sam Burgess tells us he is back where he belongs | Nathan Redmond: the ‘future Thierry Henry’ on an enjoyable season with Southampton | Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb on sniping breaks and being a leader on the pitch | Premier League: 10 things we’ve learned so far, from Jurassic Park to the fall of Zlatan | Finger-training exercises and Olympic dreams, with Shauna Coxsey, the queen of bouldering | Sport Uncovered: UFC fighter Michael ‘Venom’ Page explains why he is a dancer at heart | Gary Lineker on why he owes Poland the best moment of his career | Dipping rat pelts in ammonia, with Damon Hill | Plus: David Flatman misses the thrill of organised violence
Formula 1 ace Nico Rosberg talks exclusively about handling pressure as the season reaches a gripping climax | Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana on watching boss Jurgen Klopp put the bins out | The mixed emotions of beating your housemate to an Olympic medal, with triathlete Vicky Holland | From footballer to boxer to non-league manager: the rollercoaster career of a reformed bad lad Curtis Woodhouse | Daredevil cliff diver Gary Hunt talks about his mixed martial arts inspiration and his addiction to juggling | NFL in London: Cincinnati clash with Washington in the last of the capital’s 2016 NFL games | Michael Bisping and his dog, Dito van Noort | Plus: David Flatman on why rugby’s rock star side have gone a bit Spinal Tap
Tottenham’s emotional manager Mauricio Pochettino reveals his passion for Premier League football in an exclusive interview | Mark Cavendish: from Tour stage wins to Olympic and world silver, the sprint cyclist reflects on an epic year | England and Man City midfielder Jill Scott talks bogey teams and Euro potential | Mourinho’s return: we pick out the big talking points ahead of Sunday’s showdown between Chelsea and Manchester United | What makes the perfect sporting arena? We ask architectural design experts Populous | Former New York Giant Osi Umenyiora makes his predictions for Sunday’s NFL game at Twickenham, where his old side take on the LA Rams | Strava rivalries and puppy love, with Jenson Button | Plus: David Flatman explains why uber rich bully boys spoil sport for everyone
The Golden Games issue – Britain’s Olympic and Paralympic heroes reflect on Rio | High emotions and fast getaways, with Andy Murray | Mo Farah on falling down, getting up and still defending his titles | Penalty-saving hero Maddie Hinch on GB’s historic hockey gold | Jason Kenny, the sprint cyclist who can’t wait to get a pie in him | Two-sport Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox on winning battles on and off the athletics track and velodrome boards | Record-breaker Adam Peaty recalls Michael Phelps’ praise | Sarah Storey on finding a family balance and further success | Max Whitlock talks beating shy beginnings to make gymnastic history | Helen Glover, the rower who realised she is as fast as she thought | The Leicester question: after achieving the impossible, what’s next for the Foxes? | Behind the scenes at WWE SummerSlam: all is not as fake as it might seem | Horse racing: our picks for QIPCO British Champions Day | Plus: Victoria Pendleton: deep water and almond
A wrecked body and a perfect season: downhill mountain bike world champion Rachel Atherton tells all in an exclusive interview | England right-back Kyle Walker looks forward to facing Malta at Wembley with a clean slate | Chasing Test records on the subcontinent, with England wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow | “Where do I create the next me?” Rio silver medal winning rower Katherine Grainger looks for some answers | Warrington Wolves’ Chris Hill on his appetite for the Super League Grand Final | Former Olympic rower James Cracknell on bikes, boxsets and self-doubt | Ronnie O’Sullivan recalls the lessons in winning he learnt facing old foe Stephen Hendry | Plus: David Flatman – in praise of minds that perform under pressure
In this week’s special 10th anniversary edition of Sport: Gareth Bale on his epic journey from Championship left-back to Real Madrid superstar | Jessica Ennis-Hill recalls the rollercoaster highs and crushing lows of a glittering career | We pick the top 10 British men and women from 10 different sports – who have we picked as our sports people of the decade? | Usain, Serena and Lionel were easy picks in our 10 overseas stars. Who else makes our list? | Leicester, Blatter and Oprah: the huge sporting stories of the past 10 years | Heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua on why he probably can’t come to your wedding | Plus: the day David Flatman found his sporting nirvana
Our Ryder Cup special tees off with an exclusive interview with Open Champion Henrik Stenson | Joey Barton: the charm, paradox and troubled past of football’s bad boy philosopher | Inside Argentina’s transformation into a rugby powerhouse | Belgian winger Kevin Mirallas is enjoying a new lease of life at high-flying Everton | Arsenal great Ian Wright on why he hates pockets | Plus: David Flatman on why pundits should stop pulling their punches
In this week’s Sport: mental health – top sports stars open up about their battles with depression and anxiety | Anthony Crolla lost! He won! He was cracked over the head with a concrete slab! The boxer tells us all about it | Meet the super-agent: Jon Smith on why Paul Pogba’s middle man deserves his pot of gold | Ultra-runner Rory Bosio on fighting food poisoning to finish a 74-mile race | Nasser Hussain on how cricket’s Royal London One-Day Cup final will unfold | Kyle Edmund: Andy Murray isn’t the only man who can win Davis Cup singles matches for the defending champions | Katarina Johnson-Thompson explains why she loves Hawaii, but can’t make her mind up choosing a sandwich | Plus: David Flatman says rugby has no place for gouging or backchat
Exploring the dark side of Man City manager Pep Guardiola | David Weir says one more Paralympic gold medal will be enough for him, and explains why para-athletics is a ruthless business | Swimmer Ellie Simmonds on why she might have to break a world record to win gold in Rio | Long jumper Stef Reid opens up about a dramatic road to Rio and what we mean by fairness in sport | Twenty years of change at Arsenal, as remembered by Arsene Wenger | Osi Umenyiora tackles the key questions ahead of the new NFL season | NBA star Luol Deng on Brixton pride and lifts | Plus: David Flatman on why exotic imports threaten to hamper British rugby talent
Richard Whitehead – one of the faces of London 2012 opens up about battling against the doubters | Analysis: can new England boss Sam Allardyce right England’s leaky vessel? | Wheelchair tennis star Jordanne Whiley on her hardcore pain threshold and Rio goals | Jack Rutter, captain of GB’s cerebral palsy football team, talks finding a new direction after a brutal assault | Back-row enforcer Billy Vunipola talks Saracens, the fun of sleep and his split personality | James Anderson on death row and Pokémon Go | Transfer madness: riches, Robinho and broken Brecords: we look at the rise in Premier League transfer fees | Plus: David Flatman salutes the power of boozy bonding
Exclusive: Watford captain Troy Deeney on his remarkable journey from prison to the Premier League| Exclusive: Harlequins and England prop on his return from a self-imposed sabbatical| Shots from Rio: The best Olympic images and the stories of those who captured them| Premier League: Why Diego Costa is a source of comfort, and the winners and losers from the games so far | Plus: Our columnist David Flatman says Rio 2016 was a shambolic Games saved by the sport
The Exclusive One: Sport faces off with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho in a world exclusive interview | Medal moments: we relive a stunning fortnight of British success in Brazil | Olympic diary: from athletics to boxing, the finals you can't afford to miss as the Rio Games draw to a close | The Knowledge: Premier League pub ammo, with a little help from Opta stats | Sprinter James Ellington on function over form in a stunning Sport Uncovered | Plus: Our columnist Alex Gregory is a gold medal winner, and he found the whole thing hilarious, apparently
Brace yourselves - it's Usain Bolt time. The world's fastest man tells us he wants three more gold medals. | Teenage skeet shooter Amber hill on beauty therapy and blasting clay out of the sky | A sunburnt Christian Eriksen on Maurico Pochettino and Spurs' ambitions for the new Premier League season | We meet the man behind the rapid rise of Team GB's sprinters | Anatomy of a meltdown: how neuroscience and psychology are helping athletes perform under pressure | Plus: Your guide to this week's must-watch Olympic events
One man. Three chickens. Two Olympic golds? Greg Rutherford headlines our Rio 2016 issue | Laura Trott: track cycling’s golden girl on why she won’t cry in the velodrome | Olympic rower Heather Stanning is on a five-year unbeaten streak | GB gymnast Nile Wilson on battling through constant pain | Swimmer Fran Halsall tells us about her alpha-male chimp | Britain’s Olympic heavyweight boxers are planning to hit hard in Rio | William Fox-Pitt: out of a coma, back on the horse | Sevens star Amy Wilson-Hardy talks explosiveness in Sport Uncovered | Plus: David Flatman on losing his competitive drive in retirement
Mo Farah talks exclusively about fatherhood, running for kicks and defending his Olympic titles in Rio | GB Rugby Sevens coach Simon Amor on the task of bonding his team ready for the sport’s Olympic debut | Sir Bradley Wiggins explains why he is finally at peace with his place in British cycling | In an extract from his new book, Sir Bobby Charlton recalls his 1966 final orders | Goldie Sayers on her five surgeries since London 2012 and “just letting go” | Chris Hoy on Roald Dahl, and no need for the ‘Sir’ | England and Western Storm captain Heather Knight assesses the competition ahead of the T20 Kia Super League | Plus: David Flatman talks about his choice not to cheat
Jessica Ennis-Hill on career highs and lows ahead of the defence of her heptathlon crown at the Rio Olympics | Bradley Wiggins and Greg LeMond on the pressures of racing in the Tour de France | England Test cricket skipper Alastair Cook on reaching his 10,000-run milestone and facing a fierce Pakistan attack | Euro 2016’s best and worst moments: Eder’s final flourish and Steve McClaren dominates | Classic-winning trainer Hugo Palmer charts the victories that have taken him to the top of the racing world | Open golf meltdowns: the top 10 sorriest shanks in the Claret Jug’s history | Paralympian Hannah Cockroft may or may not be stalking McFly | Plus David Flatman demands more from Glenn Hoddle
forty years on from James Hunt’s Formula 1 world title win, we examine the legacy of the paradoxical playboy | Euros: good and bad, from Renato Sanches to Robbie Savage via Simone Zaza’s run-up – the best and worst of Euro 2016 | The breakout stars from the European Championship that we’d love to see in the Premier League | Tour de France sprinter John Degenkolb on the near-severed finger that threatened his career | British UFC world champ Michael Bisping on a dream 2016 and his desire to make more wine | Boxer Carl Frampton versus all the pavlovas | Plus: David Flatman puts the boot in on mild Roy Hodgson
England’s Euro exit – we look at the excuses and ask: are any justified? | We preview the Euro 2016 quarter finals: Wales v Belgium! Germany v Italy! France v Iceland! | Conte’s luscious locks, the joy of Space Jam and Antoine Griezmann’s hotline bling: the good and the bad of the past week in France | Our Tour de France preview begins with an exclusive interview with Marcel Kittel, the sprint favourite for Stage 1 | Last year’s Formula E champion Nelson Piquet Jr on why he has nothing to prove | David Flatman relives the pain of pre-season training | Martina Navratilova on winning her first ever Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon | Plus: cycling, stress and snacks, with Eddie Jordan
England at the Euros – lessons learned from the Three Lions’ group-stage displays at Euro 2016 | British number one Jo Konta talks pressure, grass and her rise up the tennis rankings ahead of Wimbledon | Author Ben Lyttleton on how to win at penalties – and why England struggle – before Euro 2016’s knockout rounds | Tour de France favourite Chris Froome talks crashes, climbs and confidence | British pole-vaulter Holly Bradshaw is aiming to leap on to the podium at Rio | Spain’s two-time MotoGP champ Jorge Lorenzo discusses being a reformed show-off | Statement hair and table manners, with Olympic gymnast Louis Smith | British Olympic rower Alex Gregory on guilt and fatherhood | Plus: David Flatman in praise of football’s all-important playmakers
England v Wales – five key questions ahead of the crucial, all-British Group B clash, with Rio Ferdinand | We preview the Euro 2016 second round group games, including a make-or-break tie for Northern Ireland | England midfielder Adam Lallana on facing Wales and meeting old pal Gareth Bale | Masters champion Danny Willett on the brutal challenge presented by next week’s US Open | England opening batsman Jason Roy on nerves and giving Kumar Sangakkara a hug | Ultra-runner Robbie Britton gets naked and talks mental anguish in Sport Uncovered | Jessica Ennis-Hill likes pyjamas, loathes dopers | Plus: David Flatman on Super Maro Itoje’s unbeaten run
Harry Kane kicks off our Euro 2016 special with an exclusive interview on his and England’s hopes in France | Northern Ireland gaffer Michael O’Neill shares his vision for his country’s first major tournament for 30 years | Our Euro 2016 group-by-group guide: the rising stars, the state of play and Sport’s trusty win-o-meter | Euros betting guide: odds, tips and craic, with Paddy Power | England scrum-half Ben Youngs explains why Eddie Jones’ team will be fearless on tour down under | Vinnie Jones on divas, Cantona’s cool and snakes | Plus: David Flatman says the freedom to think beyond frameworks might see England win on Tour in Oz
PFA Young Player of the Year Dele Alli talks exclusively about England dreams, Euro 2016 and his own rapid rise | How Eddie Jones’ England can beat a strong Wallabies team on tour down under | We count down the best ever European Championship matches | Downhill mountain bike world champ Rachel Atherton on putting her body on the line | Barry Davies replays the Euro 96 semi final – this time, Gazza scores | David Flatman gives a big thumbs-up for the defence of George Ford | Plus: our Euro 2016 travel guide
From farm boy to serial Champions League winner – Munich-bound manager Carlo Ancelotti on the secrets of his success | Exeter Chiefs’ Jack Nowell, Geoff Parling and Rob Baxter explain the club’s dazzling rise from underdogs to Premiership finalists | We assess who’s looking good – and who’s looking not so good – to make Roy Hodgson’s England squad for the European Championships | Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson on the new mindset she hopes will win her gold in Rio | From a horrific accident to London 2012 and beyond – Paralympic star David Behre shares his epic tale | British driver Max Chilton is ready to take on the Indy 500 as a rookie | Daley Thompson: a taxi service who is also rapid with an egg and a spoon | Plus: David Flatman on what it actually means to lose the dressing room
Joe Hart – England’s number one on Roy Hodgson’s passion and his side’s Euro 2016 chances | David Haye eyes Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury and Arnold Gjergjaj | Ahead of the French Open, Martina Navratilova examines what Roger Federer and Serena Williams can achieve before they retire | On FA Cup Final weekend, Jason Puncheon plots a Crystal Palace upset win over Manchester United | 800m runner Michael Rimmer shares his strong views on British Athletics | Ryder Cup hero Paul McGinley on the inspirational Danny Willett and Rory McIlroy’s technical gremlins | David Flatman reflects on Saracens’ European triumph and says winning with your mates means so much more | Plus: Wigan Warrior Sam Tomkins on being trolled on Twitter, facing his brother and bad trainers
Fairy tales - from Mourinho’s mess to Ranieri’s crowning glory, we review a storybook Premier League season | Saracens full back Alex Goode looks forward to his side’s Champions Cup final against Racing 92 | Chelsea’s Karen Carney charts her journey to Wembley for the Women’s FA Cup Final | David Coulthard talks snakes and sex | Plus David Flatman: in praise of Dan Carter, a sporting supernova
Stuart Broad says being world number one bowler is not enough for him this summer | Liverpool and England striker Daniel Sturridge on disagreeing with his manager and idolising The Undertaker | Ahead of the Invictus Games, British para-athletes talk overcoming trauma and sweary acronyms with Prince Harry | GB swimmer Jazz Carlin opens up about the pain of missing London 2012 and the battles inside her own head | Premier League: how Claudio Ranieri’s subtle alterations have reaped dazzling rewards | Brian O’Driscoll on boxers, fatherhood and the importance of manners | Plus: let’s educate and not annihilate Shane Sutton, says David Flatman
World champion road cyclist Lizzie Armitstead on Rio Olympic goals and her frustration at wasted British talent | Max Whitlock, GB’s gymnastic gold-medal hope for Rio, on being world champion | David Millar and Sir Gary Verity on the joie de vivre of the Tour de Yorkshire | England defender Lucy Bronze talks green fingers and knee injuries | Former ref Howard Webb discusses respect, errors and video replays | We begin the countdown to France by looking at the good (Euro 96) and bad (everything else) of England at the Euros | Golfer Carly Booth on the benefit of her gymnastic training in Sport Uncovered | David Flatman says the view from the sporting scrapheap is not always so pretty | Plus: surfer Mick Fanning on the day he punched a shark
Everton’s Romelu Lukaku reels off his scoring stats and lays bare his trophy ambitions | James Haskell, the self-titled Mayor of Chatmandu, on the haters and fighting to put Wasps in another European final | Late drama, deja vu and Ryan Giggs’ rug: five of the FA Cup’s classic semi-final affairs | Open-water marathon swimmer Jack Burnell is up for a scrap, and a gold medal, in Rio | Graeme Swann loves Star Wars, hates nightclubs | Refs get a raw deal, says David Flatman. It’s time we showed some respect | Author Richard Askwith recounts the story of Emil Zatopek, running’s patron saint | Plus: Paula Radcliffe recalls breaking the marathon world record in London
Ronnie O’Sullivan talks exclusively about control, obsession and digging for gold ahead of the snooker World Championship | England lock Maro Itoje on the ambition, education and faith that has shaped his indomitable rise | Battle of the sexes: what happens when top sportswomen take on the men at their own game? | Ed Clancy reveals his journey from career-saving back surgery to a place in the Rio team pursuit | Frank Lampard offers a voice of experience on the oddest Premier League season in memory | Great Britain hockey forward Alex Danson on her road to the Rio Olympics and defining success | All hail Anthony Joshua, boxing’s new role model, says David Flatman | Dartist Phil Taylor’s soft spot for Steve Redgrave and Engelbert Humperdinck | Plus: Serena Williams on her favourite Grand Slam win
Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini tells us why he doesn’t deserve to be singled out for criticism at Old Trafford | Talking Toulon: we examine the stunning rise of France’s three-time European champions | The Grand National: all the runners and riders | Weightlifting’s hipster Zoe Smith looks ahead to Rio and next week’s European Championships | How has Premier League fans’ confidence in their team’s manager fluctuated this season? We put a number on faith | Hang up the hairdryer: calm words beat an angry blast, says David Flatman | Jonnie Peacock on being a Belieber and wind-up merchants
ahead of The Masters, we ask if the new great trinity of Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day represent another golden era for golf | Brian O’Driscoll assesses the state of northern- hemisphere rugby and talks creativity, injuries and summer tours | Rob Tanner of the Leicester Mercury reveals the secrets behind the Foxes’ spectacular Premier League campaign | England and Man City captain Steph Houghton loves biscuits, hates lateness | Formula 1: Bahrain – all you need to know prior to Sunday’s Grand Prix | Five players to watch as the new Major League Baseball season begins with New York Mets @ Kansas City | Plus: Boxing in crisis – a noble art is in an ignoble state, says David Flatman
Andy Murray on fatherhood, leading Britain to an unlikely Davis Cup triumph and his Grand Slam hopes for 2016 | England’s DNA: inside the FA’s ambitious plan to change the culture of English football | Bloodied beaks, flying wingers and monster challenges: we pick out the best images the Six Nations | Siobhan-Marie O’Connor – from starry-eyed London 2012 teen to serious Rio 2016 hopeful | Salford Red Devils star Mark Flanagan talks wrestling in Sport Uncovered | Sir Ranulph Fiennes on exploring the Antarctic, a foiled bank raid and stroking his own scorpion | Columnist David Flatman praises Chris Robshaw’s big show of character | Plus: Lewis Hamilton remembers overcoming a heart-wrenching loss to secure his first F1 Championship
we go behind-the-scenes at Formula 1 testing in Barcelona with McLaren and unveil their salvage mission as the new campaign gets underway in Australia | England full-back Mike Brown talks tenacity, trolls and Grand Slam Saturday in Paris | Olympic rowing champion Alex Gregory on racing his mates for a place in Rio | Newcastle keeper Rob Elliot tells us he’s ready for a relegation battle royale | We meet angry England fast bowler Katherine Brunt | British MotoGP riders Scott Redding, Bradley Smith and Cal Crutchlow are trying to stay out of trouble | Columnist David Flatman on why sport must stop stifling self-expression | Sport Uncovered: Ironman Alice Hector | Plus: Rebecca Adlington talks cake and icy 5am starts
In this week’s Sport: Time for T20 – Moeen Ali, Eoin Morgan and Anya Shrubsole have high hopes for the World Twenty20 in India | Wales centre Jamie Roberts relishes cerebral challenges – and a physical England Test | Rio Ferdinand’s favourite games and finest World Cup wind-ups | Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe on manager Jurgen Klopp’s unique motivational techniques | Badminton’s golden duo Chris and Gabby Adcock talk Rio, trust and their take on sports psychology | Plus: David Flatman on why footballers don’t deserve their bad rap
Gary Lineker – the face of football on the importance of playing abroad, and can Leicester really win the league? | An exclusive interview with Gareth Bale as Sport investigates Real Madrid’s Champions League obsession | Six Nations stats, soundbites and a Star Wars-themed post-match ceremony | Holly Holm: we meet the UFC fighter who shocked the world by smashing Ronda Rousey | Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse reveals why he thinks he needed “a kick up the backside” | Judoka Kelly Edwards explains why concussion has ended her Olympic dream | Plus: David Haye talks pre-fight sacrifices and Tarantino
Jamie Carragher talks exclusively about the rebuilding task facing Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool | The inside on Eddie Jones: Matt Giteau and Bryan Habana reveal what it’s like to work under the England head coach ahead of England’s Six Nations clash with Ireland | Before Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton’s box-office showdown on Saturday, we duck under the ropes with Quigg and his trainer Joe Gallagher to talk feuds, focus and fake laughs | Sprint cyclist Jason Kenny on aiming for more world gold in London | Man Utd v Arsenal: 10 games that define a true Premier League rivalry | Columnist David Flatman on O’Sullivan’s non-147 | Plus: Steve Cram on commentary gaffes and worrying about his chap
British sprint sensation Dina Asher-Smith on being like Beyonce, competing with her heroes on the track and chasing her Olympic dream | The making of Lionel Messi: Spanish football journalist Graham Hunter picks out the key moments that have shaped the little magician’s career | Tim Henman on golf, wine and accidentally hitting a ball girl | The heroes, villains and the lessons learned from another beguiling Six Nations weekend | FA Cup cult heroes: nine players – and one horse – who will forever hold a place in our hearts | The World Club Challenge: the players to look out for in rugby league’s north-versus-south battle royale | Plus: Columnist David Flatman talks chicken, good manners and finding the end of the moral line in football
Chelsea’s Brazilian star Oscar says his side can turn their torrid season around and challenge for the Champions League | England speedster Anthony Watson reflects on tattoos, psychology and his quest for Six Nations glory | Six Nations Diary: all the standout stats, performances and stories from the opening weekend | Leicester defender Danny Simpson on the attitude that has sent his side to the top of the Premier League | Welsh rugby player Jake Ball reveals his bulking-up secret in Sport Uncovered | Columnist David Flatman on sporting news leaks and the circle of dishonour | Plus: Olympic gymnast Louis Smith talks tight leotards and alien invasions
England captain Dylan Hartley talks exclusively about wanting to lead an imposing new national side under Eddie Jones, and insists his long rap sheet will only help him succeed | The Six Nations – what to expect from each side. Plus: our predictions | England Women skipper Sarah Hunter discusses the major challenges ahead for women’s rugby | Super Bowl 50 – ahead of Sunday night's showdown between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos, we count down the 50 greatest moments in Super Bowl history | Huddersfield Giants’ Danny Brough on England regrets, turning down a move to union and his lethal left boot | Chelsea and England forward Eni Aluko on her embarrassing sartorial choices | Plus: David Flatman says some players are simply worth holding on to
Restoring English rugby: how can Eddie Jones and co heal England’s severe World Cup scars? Sport goes in search of some answers | Fast bowler Chris Woakes on being more aggressive with the ball and England’s great one-day potential | Derby striker Chris Martin looks ahead to an FA Cup date with Manchester United | Laura Massaro: officially the best female squash player in the world | Columnist David Flatman on the joys of Leicester, Exeter Chiefs and a Peugeot 205 | Plus: dartist Raymond van Barneveld talks big crowds and shared toilets
In this week’s Sport: in our exclusive interview, Theo Walcott reflects on 10 happy years at Arsenal – and says the current Gunners side can win the Premier League | Rugby World Cup final referee Nigel Owens on self identity, making mistakes and being held to account by the TV cameras | Stoke midfielder Geoff Cameron talks US TV spoilers and a change of style in the Potteries | Adventurer Alastair Humphreys has cycled the world, rowed the Atlantic and walked a loop of the M25, but still describes himself as “depressingly normal” | Six-time Paralympic gold-medallist David Weir on headlines that are absolute toilet | Plus: columnist David Flatman on why, with a bit of criticism, everyone’s a winner
Anthony Joshua talks exclusively about his journey from boxing novice to Olympic champion and professional knock-out king | Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on his love for Justin Bieber’s music, rap dreams and giving away his trousers | Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores reflects on adjusting to the “merciless” Premier League | We discover the unique challenges and dangers of the Dakar Rally, the world’s toughest motor race | Hurl yourself down one of the world’s most iconic downhill ski runs at the Streif in Kitzbuhel, Austria | England cricketer Danielle Wyatt bears all and talks building six-hitting strength in Sport Uncovered | Plus: columnist David Flatman on the irresistible car crash TV that is World’s Strongest Man
Mo Farah talks exclusively about another all-conquering gold medal year, dealing with doping accusations and why he believes Seb Coe is the man to lead athletics out of the darkness | Flying Bournemouth winger Matt Ritchie on scoring screamers, Premier League scalps and the Cherries’ fairytale rise | 2015 in review – our month-by-month guide to the year in sport | From Fingal’s Fingers to Atlas Stones – watch the World’s Strongest Man, live | Plus: Carl Froch talks about his career-defining fights and Liam Neeson’s nose
The good, the bad and the rugby – we ask: which sports are flying in Britain, and which are in dire need of emergency help? |Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland on balancing football and family commitments at Christmas and Roy Hodgson’s number 1 problem | Reigning PDC world champion Gary Anderson on bad eyesight, good darts and why he’s still the best loser in the game | Judy Murray on her love of the darts, a glass of wine with Prince Philip and tea with Billy Connolly | Plus: spend a week riding in the clouds like a cycling pro with the Haute Route Alps
Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger talks exclusively about his second spell under manager Louis van Gaal | Three-time world champion British swimmer Adam Peaty on breaking world records and his Olympic dreams | The best sporting pictures of 2015, and the stories behind them | Luke Tyburski on the 2,000km triathlon that pushed him to the limit | Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma on his Stamford Bridge role models and turning his club’s season around | Decathlete Leo Barker lays bare his battle with cancer in Sport Uncovered | Plus: James DeGale on post-fight nosh, Arsenal and Prince Naseem
World heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko speaks exclusively about his fight with Tyson Fury | MP Damian Collins reveals the questions Lord Coe will face on athletics’ doping crisis when he goes in front of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee | Andy Murray on Great Britain’s run to the Davis Cup final and his team’s chances of making sporting history in Belgium | Goalkeeper Maddie Hinch says England’s dramatic shootout win in the EuroHockey final this summer was the start of a big year for British hockey | Scotland flanker Blair Cowan looks forward to returning to Twickenham with London Irish for the London Double Header | Plus: Wayne Rooney talks playing Tina Turner in the dressing room at Old Trafford, and West Ham goalkeeper Adrian on his cult hero status at Upton Park
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic talks exclusively about the importance of honesty, history and guitar heroes | Henry Slade on Exeter’s European hopes and his England ambitions | GB javelin thrower Goldie Sayers talks athletics’ doping crisis | Football’s slave trade – author Ed Hawkins reveals an ugly side to the beautiful game | Stoke forward Bojan Krkic on finding peace in the Premier League | We review the six William Hill Sports Book of the Year contenders | Italian Alpinist Tamara Lunger opens up about battling K2 and depression | Plus: Joe Calzaghe on Al Pacino, being written off and his Dad the taskmaster
Novak Djokovic talks exclusively about fatherhood, Boris Becker’s influence on his game and why winning the ATP World Tour Finals would be the perfect end to his best season yet | Euro 2016: from broken metatarsals to last-minute selection headaches, we chart the challenges Roy Hodgson’s side will face on their way to France next summer | British mountaineer Kenton Cool scaled three of the Himalayas’ highest peaks in just six days. He remembers how, on the way, he held a dying climber’s life in his hands | Sir Chris Hoy on signing autographs in public rest rooms | Plus: in Sport’s Snow Special, we bring you the pick of the ski resorts for the season ahead, kit that will ensure you hit the slopes in style, and slopestyle snowboarder Billy Morgan reveals all in Sport Uncovered
Cristiano Ronaldo – the Real Madrid superstar talks exclusively about his mum, his relationship with Lionel Messi and explains why he won’t rule out a return to the Premier League | Six-point derby: half a dozen factors that will decide who is victorious between Arsenal and Tottenham | Leeds rugby league wing Ryan Hall on why England have the momentum – and the belief – to beat New Zealand in the second Test | Savage crashes, losing all your skin and old-school values – David Millar tells all about what he will and won’t miss about professional cycling | Plus: celebrating in style – David Flatman wraps up a wonderful Rugby World Cup
the Rugby World Cup final – our preview of the game that will determine who will be first to lift the Webb Ellis Cup a third time, as New Zealand take on Australia at Twickenham | David Flatman picks his Rugby World Cup team of the tournament | Xavi, Spain’s most successful ever player, talks about his admiration for Arsenal and Louis van Gaal | British adventurer Sarah Outen reflects on her 25,000-mile loop of the northern hemisphere by bike, kayak and row boat | Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana charts his journey from fighting for wages in League One to heavy metal football under Jurgen Klopp | GP2 driver Jann Mardenborough reveals how he went from being a Gran Turismo gaming addict to making the podium on the pro circuit | GB gymnast Lisa Mason talks about her unlikely comeback in Sport Uncovered | Plus: Geraint Thomas on stern words from Dave Brailsford and being starstruck by his fellow Welshmen
Born leader, big battles – we speak exclusively to Man City captain Vincent Kompany ahead of the Manchester derby | The Rugby World Cup: the players to watch as New Zealand meet South Africa and Argentina face Australia | From getting sledged out to slaying the Aussies, Kevin Pietersen looks back on the highs and lows of his cricketing career | How to build an F1 track: we head to Texas ahead of the US Grand Prix | Tottenham’s Kyle Walker tells us why his dad is his harshest critic | We speak to Barry Geraghty, the man tasked with following in the footsteps of AP McCoy | David Flatman unravels the decision that ended Scotland’s Rugby World Cup | Plus: Liverpool hero Robbie Fowler on why he should have got a selfie with Sean Connery
A closer look at who will come out on top as northern hemisphere takes on southern hemisphere in each of the tantalising Rugby World Cup quarter finals | Boxer Amir Khan on the frustration of missing out on a Floyd Mayweather megabout and why he wants to make Manny Pacquiao his next opponent | Lioness Lucy Bronze on why the women’s England football team can take a big step closer to winning the next World Cup | After 10 years of dominance, Shane Sutton, Laura Trott and Joanna Rowsell Shand say British track cycling can live up to expectations on the road to Rio | Leicester City winger Jeffrey Schlupp reveals the secrets behind the Foxes’ flying start to the Premier League season | Plus: Olivier Giroud on taking life lessons from Brad Pitt
Petr Cech on his side’s Champions League woes, leaving Stamford Bridge and challenging for the title with Arsenal | Ahead of Ireland’s crunch Rugby World Cup tie, captain Paul O’Connell talks past failures, fine margins and why the All Blacks are the best team he’s faced | Ashes hero – Stuart Broad on how England can produce a world-first by beating Pakistan in the UAE | On the verge of their Euro 2016 qualification, Wales captain Ashley Williams explains the secret behind his side’s unbeaten run | Plus: Jo Pavey talks drugs cheats and laundry superpowers
Frankie Dettori, the world’s most famous jockey, talks exclusively about his career of ups, downs and more ups | David Flatman on how England must fight for their World Cup lives | Australian centurion Adam Ashley-Cooper says his team will feel right at home at Twickenham | Scotland captain Greg Laidlaw looks ahead to his country’s big Test against South Africa | Ian Poulter on his sporting mentality and how he feels about hitting 40 | Former F1 driver Mark Webber tells us what’s wrong with the sport that made him famous
George North on coming back from concussion | England v Wales – ahead of the clash of the World Cup so far, David Flatman takes a forensic look at the two teams | Anthony Davis: the man who has signed the biggest contract in NBA history | Chelsea keeper Asmir Begovic on Diego Costa, Jose Mourinho and turning things round after his team’s slow start | Lizzie Armitstead looks ahead to riding for World Championships gold | Mark Cavendish and Sir Chris Hoy on six-day track racing returning to London | Plus: Pele reveals his sporting idols and his remarkable recall for dates
Inside the All Blacks – Richie McCaw and other New Zealand legends talk about the myth, the men and the magic behind sport’s most iconic team | Irish full-back Rob Kearney says his side are ready to pull off a few surprises in England | Sir Ian McGeechan picks out the players to watch over the next six weeks | Micah Richards on leaving Manchester City and his new challenge under Tim Sherwood | Melissa Reid looks forward to the possibility of England making it three in a row in the Solheim Cup
Chris Froome talks exclusively about riding clean, winning more Grand Tours and his Olympic medal | Before the Rugby World Cup, Sir Clive Woodward, Martin Johnson and Jonny Wilkinson reflect on the lessons of 2003 and consider the challenge facing the class of 2015 | Ahead of his final fight, we ask: how will Floyd Mayweather really be remembered? | Downhill mountain bike World Cup and World Championships winner Rachel Atherton reflects on her season | Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson on his journey to the Premier League
F1 champion Lewis Hamilton talks exclusively about his first car, his tattoos and why he’s in attack mode | Springbok legend Bryan Habana remembers his World Cup highs and lows | Heather Watson on take aways and taking on Serena Williams | Ahead of Euro 2016 qualifiers, Scotland's Steven Whittaker rates his side’s chances against Germany | Das Reboot author Raphael Honigstein on the revolution that transformed German football | Paralympian Jonnie Peacock looks ahead to Rio 2016 | Plus: the inside track on the crazy world of college football
Centre Stage: an exclusive interview with England boss Roy Hodgson | Serena Slam: we examine Serena Williams' rise to glory | Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace's tricky forward is rebuilding his career at Selhurst Park | | The seven wonders of the Rugby World Cup | Hull KR's Kieran Dixon looks forward to the Rugby League Challenge Cup| MotoGP comes to Silverstone this weekend, so chat to high-flying Brit Bradley Smith | Plus: Sport vs... skateboarding legend Tony Hawk
The Bolt Ultimatum: how will athletics survive once its biggest star crosses his final finish line? | Dina Asher-Smith: Britain’s fastest woman on breaking the 11-second barrier | Aaron Cresswell has high hopes for the Irons’ final season at Upton Park | Jonny Wilkinson talks finding peace and autographing pets | England hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh looks forward to the EuroHockey Championships | England all-rounder Natalie Sciver reflects on her Ashes campaign | Plus: ultra-runner Robbie Britton sees the funny side of dogging and mugging
Aaron Ramsey on why the Gunners are finally capable of winning the league again this season | Fast bowler Steven Finn looks back on his defining innings at Trent Bridge | Norwich winger Nathan Redmond talks crucial goals and life lessons on his side’s return to the Premier League | Lotus F1 test driver Carmen Jorda on fighting for progress in a male-dominated sport | Michael Calvin reveals Brendan Rodgers’ motivational secrets | Plus: Kelly Maloney picks out the highs and lows of being a boxing promotor and tells us why she couldn’t quit
Jose Mourinho talks exclusively about past gripes, future hopes and why he’s a one club man | Mind games and meltdowns. The sack race and fourth place. It’s our team-by-team guide to the new Premier League season | England wicket-keeper-come-batsman Sarah Taylor on maximising her talent and ignoring her phone ahead of the Women’s Ashes Test next week | Denise Lewis tells us about funny turns, frisky moments at the Beeb and fish fingers
Teenage golf star Charley Hull talks exclusively about her love for the game and why she’s doing things her way | Gary Neville takes aim at Premier League defending, media mania and London restaurant prices | Derby striker Darren Bent looks ahead to the new Championship season | England fast bowler Mark Wood talks taking on the Aussies | We meet Chelsea captain Katie Chapman ahead of an historic Women’s FA Cup final | Plus: Jimmy Bullard on his favourite fishing pole
Greg Rutherford – the long jumper assesses his chances of holding Olympic, Commonwealth, European and World Championships gold | England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler on wigs, skipping school and gawping at Frank Lampard | Richard Moore gives us a taste of his investigation into Jamaica’s sprint supremacy | We meet Wiggle-Honda manager Rochelle Gilmore, one of the most influential figures in women’s cycling | Plus – the story of Fantasy League, and the beginnings of the original football management game
MMA superstar Ronda Rousey on playing the Joker and being the baddest woman in sport | As the Ashes continue, England captain Alastair Cook tells us why batting is like a bar of soap | Five time Open champion Tom Watson bids farewell to St Andrews, while Georgie Bingham gets acquainted with the course | Team Sky's Sam Rowe on riding himself into the ground for Chris Froome in the Tour de France | Plus: Andy Roddick on why his friends call him 'dumbass'
England vice-captain Joe Root talks Ashes memories and keeping things simple ahead of this summer’s series | Meet the Aussies: the 11 men who could turn this summer’s Ashes into a damp squib for England | Harry Redknapp on wasted talents, facing Pele and why he wouldn’t want to be stuck in a lift with Paolo Di Canio | Women’s World Cup: what we’ve learned from the tournament | Plus: Mark Cavendish and Mark Renshaw tell us what to expect from this year’s Tour de France
Roger Federer talks exclusively about why he believes his 18th Grand Slam could come at Wimbledon | Jimmy Anderson looks ahead to an Ashes series against an unfriendly Australian team | Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart on facing Lionel Messi and dishing out free shampoo | Defending SW19 women’s champ Petra Kvitova reflects on a topsy-turvy 2015 so far | Women’s World Cup: a closer look at England’s next opponents, Canada | Plus: 10 best summer adventures to be had on British shores
Britain’s sprint king Mark Cavendish talks high expectations, big reputations and returning to the Tour de France | Tennis legend Boris Becker reflects on his history-making triumph at Wimbledon | The Ashes in quotes - author Rob Smyth on the delivery that altered the course of the Urn’s history | Swimmer Jazz Carlin on the sessions that make her stomach ache | Plus: Mata, Brazil’s record goalscorer, on meeting Sir Alex Ferguson and her singing habit
Freddie Flintoff talks exclusively about that Ashes series 10 years on, old teammates and playing for laughs | Paul Gascoigne gives us a glimpse into a new documentary on his life | Milos Raonic reveals the secrets behind his serve | England winger Karen Carney on her side’s World Cup hopes and the importance of crazy | Danny Welbeck explains why England are getting better | Plus: Ricky Hatton on following Celine Dion, beating Floyd Mayweather in a jet and Johnny Cash
England striker Eni Aluko is a qualified lawyer and her country’s top striker. Can she be a World Cup hero? | Marco van Basten on a legendary Milan team and this weekend's Champions League final | Italian football expert James Horncastle analyses the return of Juventus as they prepare to take on Barcelona for European football’s biggest prize | European Games: what are they, and how have they ended up being hosted by Azerbaijan? | Plus Ronnie O’Sullivan talks hockey, shepherd’s pie and his love for Big Brother
Board up your windows, because cricket’s ultimate six-machine Chris Gayle is coming to England, and we’ve got an exclusive interview | Bath fly-half George Ford on the Aviva Premiership final | Lee Dixon and Ray Houghton preview the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Aston Villa | Unbeatable – we chat to Helen Glover, the rowing queen with her eyes on Rio | Plus: Heavyweight Anthony Joshua on pounding yams
life after Sky, launching his own team and the Hour Record – an exclusive interview with Sir Bradley Wiggins | Bulgarian tennis star Grigor Dimitrov on his French Open ambitions and beating Andy Murray | Sepp Blatter – ahead of FIFA’s presidential election, we ask if the most powerful man in football is a hero or a villain | The rise of Bath Rugby – the secrets of the West Country side’s success | Plus: former England striker Michael Owen reveals his jealous side
Cesc Fabregas – Chelsea’s assister in chief talks Mourinho, Messi and making his mark in a first ever title-winning season | Mahela Jayawardene looks forward to his belated bow in English cricket | Commonwealth triathlon champion Jodie Stimpson tells us about her Olympic targets and draws us a cartoon | We preview the potential relegation-deciding Premier League fixtures | Plus: Paralympic star Ellie Simmonds on not liking water and being silenced by Taylor Swift
A question of race – is football failing ethnic minorities? Sport investigates an ugly side to the supposedly beautiful game | Heptathlon superstar in the making Morgan Lake on competing against her role models | Britain’s number-one squash player Nick Matthew reveals his plan to take on Wolverine | Downhill mountain bike world champ Gee Atherton on the injury he fears most | Plus: James Haskell talks being a workaholic and boasting two tickets to the gun show
Jessica Ennis-Hill – Britain’s golden girl on her return to action | Mayweather v Pacquiao - our verdict on what each fighter has to do to beat the other | Champion flat jockey Richard Hughes talks exclusively about his farewell season | Paula Radcliffe gives us the wisdom of her grandmother | Plus: we preview what could be Chelsea’s title clincher
Floyd Mayweather – the man behind the money: Tris Dixon, author and former editor of Boxing News, on the world’s highest-paid athlete | Crystal Palace winger Yannick Bolasie hails the Alan Pardew effect | Olympic champion Nicola Adams talks about her return to boxing in England | Halfway through its inaugural season, Sport asks if Formula E is here to stay | Olympic diver Tom Daley gives us a peek into his WhatsApp world | Former athlete Jade Johnson in Sport Uncovered
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil talks exclusively about his critics, consistency and being a contender | Saracens wing Chris Ashton looks ahead to a third straight European semi final | The UFC, 10 years on: how the billion-dollar sport fought its way back from the brink | BMX rider Tre Whyte talks false starts and new hopes for 2015 | Plus: Stan Wawrinka on Roger Federer and scoffing Toblerone
The greatest moments in Masters history | Nasser Hussain on how England captain Alastair Cook will handle 17 Tests in the nine months ahead | Olympic rower Annie Vernon speaks to one of the women making history in the Boat Race | Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas on Sir Bradley Wiggins’ final ride and why he’s ready for The Hell of the North | Trainer Jonjo O’Neill on AP McCoy and the Grand National – plus our guide to all 40 runners | Former Olympic hurdler Andy Turner reveals all in Sport Uncovered
Maria Sharapova on the grit and the glory at the top of women’s tennis | Sam Burgess, rugby’s latest cross-code star, on his early life in union | World welterweight champ Kell Brook talks surviving a grisly attack and defending his title | Welsh rugby star Jamie Roberts talks Taylor Swift, Will Smith and not being married with kids | Chelsea Ladies boss Emma Hayes on her journey through football | Hull keeper Allan McGregor is ready for his side’s survival fight
Manchester City stopper Joe Hart on the mind games involved in being a Premier League goalkeeper | Just six months away from a home World Cup, Jonny Wilkinson recalls what it was like to be at the centre of English rugby’s greatest achievement | RBS Six Nations – the championship’s decisive games previewed | Plus: Saracens and England hooker Victoria Fleetwood in Sport Uncovered
Bernie Ecclestone: what does the future hold for F1 and its great ruler? | Formula 1 2015: David Coulthard’s team by team guide to this season | England fly half George Ford looks ahead to Saturday’s Six Nations battle with the Auld enemy | The runners and riders in – and our prediction for – the Cheltenham Gold Cup | Jenny Tinmouth, British Superbikes’ only female rider, on battling for a life in the fast lane | Plus: Alan Shearer talks stupid questions and not autographing breasts
In this week’s Sport: West Ham boss Sam Allardyce opens up about star signings, dealing with the boo boys and managing in the Premier League | Samir Nasri on chasing down Chelsea, mood at Manchester City and why he was right to leave Arsenal | Dina Asher-Smith talks about being a teenager, history student and world-class British sprinter | Bradford’s Billy Clarke on his side’s dream FA Cup run as they set their sights on a place at Wembley | Plus: England football ace Eni Aluko in Sport Uncovered
In this week's Sport: Tottenham’s Harry Kane talks exclusively about his remarkable rise ahead of the League Cup final clash with Chelsea | Carl Frampton on his fight with Chris Avalos and the big guns he wants to face in the ring in 2015 | Dame Sarah Storey looks forward to her race against time as she takes on the track cycling hour record | Plus: a look ahead to the weekend’s crucial Premier League and Six Nations clashes
Susie Wolff on trying to make it as a woman in the big, bad world of Formula 1 | Santi Cazorla talks Alexis Sanchez’s annoying habits, Arsenal’s Champions League chances and why his team envy no one | Ireland rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll discusses cricket, chocolate and being invited to christenings | Saido Berahino on his bad boy image, Tony Pulis and his reported £20m price tag | Sport Uncovered: our series of spectacular portraits continues with gymnast Kristian Thomas
Controversial Chelsea striker Diego Costa tells us how he’s settling into the Premier League, and why he wants to be a champion with the Blues | Rob Smyth explores the impact Eoin Morgan is having on England’s cricket team | And we preview England’s Cricket World Cup hopes | Plus all-conquering junior sprinter Jodie Williams tells us how hard it was to miss a home Olympics, and how she’s ready to more than make up for it
Wales and Toulon superstar Leigh Halfpenny talks success, pressure and practice and looks forward to taking on England in Cardiff | New England captain Tamara Taylor on being World Champions | We preview every team ahead of the big Six Nations kick-off | Plus Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on Alexis Sanchez, the Champions League and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ahead of the north London derby
Gareth Bale on life under the microscope at Real Madrid | Gloucester winger Jonny May looks ahead to England’s Six Nations opener | Man of Steel Daryl Clark talks about being the new boy at Warrington and the new Super League season | Open water swimming champ Keri-Anne Payne on hidden talents and strange rumours | British snowboarder Aimee Fuller is living the dream
Heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson discusses her big year ahead and competing against Britain’s golden girl | Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand on Saints’ success and where his future lies | Sailor Alex Thomson shares his heartbreak at abandoning the Barcelona World Race | Sir Ian Botham talks namby-pamby footballers and expensive plonk | Plus: we preview every one of this weekend’s FA Cup games
Andy Murray on what he has learned from his new coach, playing more aggressively and how he rates his chances at the Australian Open | England batsman Joe Root talks about lessons from the Ashes and playing the ukelele | Sprint king Marcel Kittel opens up about doping in cycling, teamwork and loyalty | Lucy Garner on starting her pro pedalling career | Plus: Sport Uncovered - a new feature celebrating athletes’ physiques starts with former Olympic heptathlete Louise Hazel
a look back at the year in Sport: the moments – and people – who mattered in 2014, including Wayne Rooney on England’s World Cup campaign, Lewis Hamilton’s fight for the Formula 1 title with Nico Rosberg and Rory McIlroy on his two Major wins | Andy Carroll talks exclusively about how he has given West Ham a head for heights and how his side will fare in their run of festive fixtures | Plus – a look ahead to the best of the seasonal action, including Boxing Day’s King George VI Chase and BDO World Championship darts
Rory McIlroy and Lewis Hamilton lead the way, again, as we pick out our athletes of the year | Peter Schmeichel explains why Manuel Neuer is the best goalkeeper in the business | Stuart Broad lets us know what it’s like to face up to Mitchell Johnson’s fast ball | Michael van Gerwen talks tough opponents, losing badly and why he talks to Vincent van der Voort every day | Plus our Christmas gift guide continues, with enough watches, gadgets and games for all
Angel Di Maria on the challenges of being the Premier League’s most expensive player | Lance Armstrong – extracts from Rouleur magazine’s interview with the most reviled sportsman on earth | Retired rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll reminisces on his extraordinary career | Ahead of the Track Cycling World Cup in London, Jess Varnish recalls her Olympic hell | Plus Nicola Adams talks jabs, weight restrictions and meeting Sugar Ray Leonard
Lewis Hamilton - the story behind the new Formula 1 world champion’s second title, according to the experts who witnessed it | Olivier Giroud: the Arsenal striker on watching from the stands and how his comeback features in Arsene Wenger’s plans | Will Greenwood and Stuart Barnes pick over the best and worst of England’s Autumn Internationals | Jimmy White remembers potting with Mick Hucknall and Ronnie Wood | Plus: the frankly insane world of BASE jumping and some of the world’s most enjoyable sporting road trips
How to run your football club – an exclusive look inside Southampton FC | Wales captain Sam Warburton insists Welsh rugby is heading in the right direction as his side face the All Blacks | We run the rule over the William Hill Sports Book of the Year contenders | Unsung Chelsea star Cesar Azpilicueta explains his club’s unbeaten start to the season | The greatest final-race Formula 1 title deciders | Plus, Olympic long jump hero Greg Rutherford on ginger-themed nicknames
We speak exclusively to motor-mouthed boxer Tyson Fury about why he is ready to face Dereck Chisora after a year of frustration | Roger Federer: the 17-time Grand Slam winner on his most talented foe and why he loves Titanic | Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana talks facing Slovenia with England and his club’s sticky start | 10,000m European champ Jo Pavey on being a 41-year-old mother of two and winning | Plus our Snow winter special picks the top 10 resorts for the new season and the best kit to take with you
England captain Chris Robshaw talks about facing the All Blacks | ATP World Tour Finals: Marin Cilic on making his debut at the season finale | Burnley manager Sean Dyche discusses the reality of searching for a first win | Manny Pacquiao talks exclusively about his incredible career | Felipe Massa on being mates with Eric Clapton and Original Ronaldo | World Rally driver Elfyn Evans is optimistic for his sport’s future | Plus West Ham’s Mark Noble gives us the inside track on Big Sam and his side’s strong start
Concussion - footballers, rugby players, wrestlers and NFL stars risk their futures by playing through it, but what are the consequences? | From Liverpool to La Paz: we count down the 20 most passionate football derbies | England rugby league captain James Graham profiled | Laura Trott on riding cobbles, EastEnders and pizza | Jonathan Albon: the world’s best obstacle course racer on smashing through American bravado | Phil Taylor on his continuing appetite for glory | Team Rwanda: from the ashes of genocide, a cycling phoenix has risen
Forty years on from the Rumble in the Jungle, a study into why Muhammad Ali’s story continues to resonate | The Invincibles: the inside story of Arsenal’s 2003/2004 season from Amy Lawrence’s new book on Arsene Wenger’s immortal side | Emma Pooley on why 2014 could be a tipping point for equality in cycling | Plus: ahead of the first El Clasico of the season, Guillem Balague talks about whether Real Madrid and Barcelona’s dominance has had a negative effect on Spanish football
In this week’s Sport: Mario Balotelli on finding the net for Liverpool, tabloid rumours and the best footballers he’s played with | Bath scrum half Peter Stringer looks ahead to the first European Rugby Champions Cup | Extracts from Roy of the Rovers’ autobiography | Master trainerSir Michael Stoute has high hopes for his charges at British Champions Day | Plus road cyclist David Millar on not having to shave his legs any more, and reaching the retirement finishing line
In this week’s Sport: our exclusive chat with Kevin Pietersen on his ego and insecurities, his critics and bullying in the England dressing room | Man City striker Toni Duggan looks ahead to a cup final against Arsenal |We ask Paul Wellens if he can inspire his team to victory over Wigan in the Super League Grand Final | Olympic hero Anthony Joshua on his heavyweight champ ambitions | Plus: sports betting - the rise of gambling on sport, and its associated dangers
Rio Ferdinand gives us the straight talk on defending, racism and Sir Alex Ferguson’s switch | Welsh Centre Jamie Roberts on playing in Paris, Racing Metro’s European campaign and the future of Welsh rugby | Unbeaten Scottish UFC fighter Joanne Calderwood talks sparring with housemates and a world title bid in Las Vegas | We ask 16-year-old Brit Claudia Fragapane if she can build on four Commonwealth golds at the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships
Our exclusive interview with world number one Rory McIlroy ahead of the Ryder Cup | The 24 men and two captains set to do battle at Gleneagles - we bring you a player-by-player guide | After playing the course, we reveal the five holes that could decide the Ryder Cup | Touchdown in England? With the NFL in London this weekend, we ask how long until the UK gets a franchise | Plus goalkeeper Lutz Pfannenstiel, the first and only person to play football professionally on six continents, talks about his incredible career
we look at some of the toughest adventure races on the planet, starting with the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc | We continue the adventure theme by chatting to rugby player turned explorer Richard Parks | Basketball star Luol Deng talks about his move to the Miami Heat | Bobby Moore - why following in his footsteps isn’t getting any easier | We delve into the rich history of the Ryder Cup | Plus, with Chelsea facing Manchester City on Sunday, we speak to Blues captain John Terry
The A-Z of the Champions League: from Mikel Arteta on Arsenal’s campaign ahead to why Zlatan Ibrahimovic will do the business for PSG | Saracens and England fly half Owen Farrell on nicknames, career advice, and superpowers | Formula E – why the new electric racing series might be the way of the future | Plus, with Arsenal v Manchester City on Saturday, we pick out eight transfers that have left behind a sour taste
Raheem Sterling - the flying Liverpool forward on his hopes for a successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign | James Anderson, England’s top fast bowler, on his skipper’s questionable dress sense and why he admires Roger Federer | Mike Brown - ahead of the new Aviva Premiership season, we speak to England’s form man with half an eye on the World Cup | Sky Sports pundit Neil Reynolds maps out the road to Super Bowl XLIX | GB wheelchair rugby captain Charlie Walker on getting “banged up” in the name of pride and Paralympic sport at the Invictus Games
Rory McIlroy’s heroic return to the top of the world, analysed by the experts | Our favourite books about 15 different sports, from Touching the Void to A Good Walk Spoiled | We pick out ten players who played for both Spurs and Liverpool ahead of their Premier League clash | We speak to British MotoGP racers Cal Crutchlow and Scott Redding as they prepare to race at Silverstone | Plus: Sport vs… Christine Ohuruougu: Britain’s 400m world champion on why she loves the darts
The fastest man in the world Usain Bolt gives us the lowdown on Glasgow, his world records and calling time on his career | We talk to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga ahead of the US Open | Michael Owen gives his first impressions on the new Premier League season | We get up close and personal with boxing legend Jimmy Tibbs to talk through his “colourful” career | Plus: Sport vs… The Brownlees – the triathlon siblings reveal all about each other
Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud on his World Cup adventure, new strike partner Alexis Sanchez and the Gunners’ title aim | Our team-by-team guide to the new Premier League season | Gary Ballance - the new man at three on playing in a rejuvenated England cricket team | Up high and personal with the Red Bull Air Race – flying over the UK this weekend | Plus: Sport vs... Eden Hazard – the Chelsea midfielder reveals a passion for ping-pong
The Premier League - all the big questions ahead of the new season. How will Liverpool fare without Chewy Luis? Can Louis van Gaal revive Manchester United? | Team GB’s latest world-class heptathlete Morgan Lake talks about her high jump hopes at next week’s European Championships | Four-time Iron Man world champion Chrissie Wellington on her mission to put women’s road cycling on the map | Plus, ‘If I slip, I die.’ Mountain runner Kilian Jornet discusses peak performance
Tom Daley talks exclusively about his demons, dramas and distractions ahead of defending Commonwealth gold in Glasgow | Andy Murray on who should play him in a film of his life | England’s Rachael Burford and Claire Allan discuss their hopes for the Women’s Rugby World Cup | Sports Minister Helen Grant talks funding, women in sport and the legacy of London 2012 | Plus the pick of the action from the days ahead at the Commonwealth Games
Jose Mourinho on Chelsea’s new signings, past outbursts and his relationship with Louis van Gaal | We ask David Gower where it has all gone wrong for Alastair Cook and English cricket | Weightlifter Sonny Webster tells us anything can happen at the Commonwealth Games | Journalist James Nestor takes us deep into the world of free diving | Plus champion flat trainer elect John Gosden talks horses ahead of Glorious Goodwood
Ian Poulter talks exclusively about filling the Major hole in his CV at The Open this weekend | F1 Championship leader Nico Rosberg speaks frankly about his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton and reveals where home really is for him ahead of the German Grand Prix | Plus, as we look forward to the Commonwealth Games, we hear from swimmer Fran Halsall, boxers Nicola Adams and Joe Joyce, squash player Laura Massaro and cyclist David Millar
The World Cup final - the teams we expect to start in the Maracana, and the paths they both took to get there | Dietmar Hamann tells us what it’s like to play in the biggest game in football | World Cup diary - the final entries | Tour de force? As the Tour de France trundles on, we ask some of cycling’s biggest names if their sport has finally become one we can truly believe in | Liam Plunkett - the rise, fall and rise again of the England fast bowler
The Tour de France starts here - we speak exclusively to defending champ Chris Froome and Team Sky's Geraint Thomas | Our preview of every World Cup quarter final | Sport's World Cuo Diary | Damon Hill, Jackie Stewart, Nigel Mansell and more share their favourite Silverstone memories ahead of the 50th Grand Prix at the circuit | Plus - before this weekend's Wimbledon finals, we bring you our top 10 SW19 title deciders
Who, what and where now for England? We look at where it went wrong for England in Brazil and look ahead to Euro 2016 | Sport’s World Cup Diary: including Fellaini the wonder horse and the world’s least-sexy Mina Harker | World Cup Round of 16: we preview the first four games in the knockout stages | The Edge: pressurised pods, clever tennis courts and deep freeze - we look into the science and technology giving today’s elite athletes a sporting advantage
England - we reflect on the good, bad and ugly from the defeat to Italy, and look ahead to a crucial next two games | Sport’s World Cup diary - with musings on Glenn Hoddle’s camel toe and Richard Keys’ influence | Andre Schurrle - after battering Portugal, the Chelsea man has high expectations | Andy Murray - there’s a little-known tennis tournament on this week. We talk to the defending champ | Ian Bell on taking a senior role among England’s crop of youngsters
Wayne Rooney - ahead of England’s opening game in Brazil, the striker talks about his hopes for the summer | World Cup 2014 - all the groups, all the teams, all the managers, all the key men and all the best national anthem lines | Willian - the Chelsea midfielder can’t wait to kick off a tournament on home soil | Glen Johnson - the England right-back on being an experienced head in a young team | World Cup Stories - the Boateng brothers: football’s least functional family
lions in the jungle - a week before England’s World Cup kick-off against Italy, we assess the challenges facing them in Brazil and speak exclusively to key men Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill | Ryan Moore - the two-time Derby winner and one of the world’s great jockeys gives us a rare and fascinating interview | When Ivan met Andy - author Mark Hodgkinson reveals the shared black humour behind Andy Murray’s Wimbledon success | World Cup Stories - Germany 2006, and how a youth academy helped stop a war
World Cup 100 - we count down a ton of the most iconic players ever to grace a summer of football | World Cup Stories - the South Korean star for whom a golden goal proved a terrible career move | Eddie Hearn - the super-slick promoter behind this weekend’s mega-fight gives us his take on Froch v Groves II
Gareth Bale’s exclusive final thoughts as he prepares to face city rivals Atletico for Real Madrid in the Champions League | Writer James Montague reveals his experiences in the tiny nations with no hope of World Cup qualification | World Cup Stories: France ’98: Osama bin Laden plots to blow up David Seaman | Saracens and England fly-half Owen Farrell tells us how he is aiming to get the better of Jonny Wilkinson in the Heineken Cup final
George Groves - with a grudge rematch with Carl Froch just around the corner, the Londoner talks exclusively about the fight | Tom Huddlestone - we speak to the former Tottenham midfielder looking to upset Arsenal for new club Hull in the FA Cup final | Premier League Awards - our annual romp through the best and David Moyesest of the Premier League season | World Cup Stories - Roger Milla, a band of underground footballing pygmies and pay disputes: welcome to Cameroon ’94
Chris Froome – the gentleman of cycling talks about doping accusations, being spat on and defending his Yellow Jersey in this summer’s Tour de France | Where now for T20? As we prepare for the NatWest T20 Blast, what’s the future of cricket’s short form in the UK? | World Cup Stories: the Chileans who tried to cheat Brazil out of the 1990 World Cup | Dani King: the Olympic heroine tells of her split affections for the road and track | Squad selector: who will be England’s boys for Brazil?
Didier Drogba - the Ivorian striker talks on the World Cup, Chelsea memories, and why he still loves London | Amir Khan talks about finally fulfilling his potential | We profile more sporting prodigies whose careers have taken a detour | World Cup Stories: the only Scot to win the World Cup
Ayrton Senna – to mark the 20th anniversary of the legendary racing driver’s untimely death, we speak to those who knew him well | Life after sport: we investigate why, for many sportspeople, retirement from stardom can be so tough to cope with | Cult classics: our guide to the World Cup teams really worth remembering | World Cup Stories: how one special Italian went from zero to hero in 1982
Ronnie O'Sullivan - we speak exclusively to snooker's most complex character ahead of the World Championship | Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard on the Blues' title push | BMX world champion Liam Phillips talks up his World Cup ambitions | The unnerving tale of brutality that underpinned Argentina's 1978 World Cup victory | Plus our preview of every one of this weekend's Premier League games
Ahead of The Masters, we speak exclusively to Sergio Garcia about his mental approach – plus we pick the men to watch at Augusta | Rebecca Curtis, trainer of the Grand National favourite, on why Teaforthree is also a favourite in her yard | World Cup Stories - Haiti’s perilous journey to Germany 1974 | Our guide to which nags to back at the Grand National | Plus we preview every one of this weekend's Premier League games
Double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah on his marathon debut in London | Barcelona stylist Cesc Fabregas talks titles, transfers and the World Cup | Six Nations Player of the Tournament Mike Brown looks forward to club glory with Harlequins | Gymnast Max Whitlock on how London 2012 made him hungry for success | Plus our preview of every one of this weekend's Premier League games
England captain Stuart Broad talks exclusively about his side's World Twenty20 campaign and handling the abuse from the Aussie fans during the Ashes | Crystal Palace loanee Tom Ince on his bid to help the Eagles beat the drop | World Cup Stories: how the 1966 World Cup gave a taste of glory to North Korea, too | MotoGP: we speak to new boy Scott Redding ahead of the season opener | Plus our preview of all the weekend's Premier League games
Our guide to the exciting new F1 season starts with an exclusive interview with Lewis Hamilton, and continues with David Coulthard's team-by-team guide | We preview all three games ahead of the climax of the Six Nations | World Cup Stories: The large life of Garrincha, Brazil's troubled angel of the 1962 tournament | Plus our preview of every one of this weekend's Premier League games
Sir Bradley Wiggins talks exclusively about returning to the Tour de France, Lance Armstrong¹s legacy and supporting Chris Froome at Team Sky | We speak to Jonny May ahead of England's crucial Six Nations clash with Wales | Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard opens up about life under Roberto Martinez as his side prepare to face Arsenal in the FA Cup | World Cup Stories: the miner helped France finish third in 1958
Man on fire Luis Suarez talks us through his Liverpool dreams | Four-time Olympic champion Ben Ainslie tells us what the psychologists make of him | World Cup Stories - this week's trip down memory lane revisits the great Puskas and his infamous 1954 injury | Plus a chat to Adam Johnson ahead of the Capital One Cup final
double-Olympic champ Laura Trott on keeping her cool ahead of next week's Track Cycling World Championships | We speak to England scrum-half Danny Care before England clash with Ireland at wickenham | World Cup Stories - our countdown to the summer continues with the tale of the goalkeeper who made Brazil cry | Plus our preview of every Premier League game this weekend and next week's Champions League fixtures
Our exclusive interview with Arsenal's Per Mertesacker ahead of a huge week for his team | British snowboard cross star Zoe Gillings explains why she's a geek in a mega-cool sport | GB curling captain Eve Muirhead reveals why she has the stones to do well in Sochi | Our World Cup Stories continue with the little-known tale of the 11-toed Pole at the 1938 World Cup | Plus we preview the pick of this weekend's FA Cup ties and next week's Champions League action
We preview the Winter Olympics in Sochi by speaking to Great Britain's skeleton medal hope Lizzy Yarnold, slopestyle skiers James Woods and Katie Summerhayes and cross-country skier Andrew Musgrave. We also preview the second round of the Six Nations by speaking to Wales' titan George North, and look at whether Italy fixed a football World Cup qualifier in 1934
Courtney Lawes - England's giant lock looks ahead to the Six Nations | We bring you our team-by-team guide to just how those six nations are shaping up ahead of the first set of fixtures | The first in our new series of World Cup stories, starting with 1930 and the France World Cup captain-turned Nazi collaborator | The Super Bowl - we look at where one of the biggest sporting events in the world will be won and lost as the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks
Who's the b*****d in the black? We go inside the mind of the sporting official | Welcome to the sufferfests - Death Racers, Tough Guys, Spartans and Tough Mudders give us a face full of dirt as we explore the surge in popularity of obstacle course racing | What do hot dogs have to do with the Winter Olympics? We reveal all as we continue to refamiliarise you with the sports you'll see at Sochi
Manchester United - we assess the challenges facing David Moyes at a club that¹s haunted by its previous successes | Sochi 2014 - our first in a series looking ahead to the Winter Olympics features skeleton and snowboard cross | Three-time BMX world champion Shanaze Reade tells us about her move to the USA and her Olympic dream
Sport Deconstructed - David Epstein, author of The Sports Gene, answers our physiological, sociological and biological posers | Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs talks about the biggest influences on his career so far | England fast bowler Katherine Blunt says she's aiming to give the Aussies a taste of their own medicine as the Women's Ashes gets underway
a year in Sport magazine ­ the men and women we interviewed, the things we got right ­ and the ones we got absolutely wrong | Sport (not us) dominated Twitter in 2013. Find out which sporting dramas had you tweeting | Eddie Izzard on why football isn't funny and how you can win an actual sack race
Our athletes of the year issue ­ we speak exclusively to Andy Murray about the summer ­ and the final ­ that saw him make British sporting history | Leigh Halfpenny talks us through his stellar 2013 for Wales and the Lions | Mo Farah on his double-double | We review the World Cup draw and pick out the ties already making us salivate with expectation | Tottenham and Brazil midfielder Sandro on the season so far
David Beckham - the England legend talks World Cups, lifelong friendships and why he’s still an east London boy at heart | The World Cup draw – what could happen, what we want to happen and what we definitely don’t want to happen when the balls are drawn in Brazil | Rio Ferdinand – he’s called time on his England career, but still has plenty to say on the Three Lions | The future of Formula 1 – we examine the momentous changes that are set to rock the F1 world next season
Gareth Bale - we speak exclusively to Britain's most expensive footballer about life at a new club and in a new country | Tottenham captain Michael Dawson on life at Spurs after the Welshman's departure | World Cup-winning All Black Sonny Bill Williams on his chance to repeat the feat in rugby league this weekend | The world according to Sir Ranulph Fiennes, who has seen almost every corner of it
Froch v Groves - we speak to The Cobra and The Saint as they prepare (and bicker) ahead of this weekend's fight | Sam Burgess talks about England's Rugby League World Cup semi-final hopes | Juan Mata on Jose Mourinho, life in London and the World Cup | James Anderson and Ian Bell guide us through their Ashes highs and lows
England skipper Alastair Cook on Shane Warne, Stuart Broad and the art of captaining your country in an Ashes series | As England meet Germany in a Wembley friendly, we look back at some classic contests between the old rivals | Ronaldo or Ibrahimovic? Only one of them will go to Brazil - we preview Portugal v Sweden | Plus our winter sports special: where to take your skis and snowboard this season, and the brand new gear you should be taking with you
Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard on a blue present and a special future that might just include one more World Cup | Wales captain Sam Warburton on life after the Lions, inevitable injuries and his side's Autumn Internationals | Sports writing - a study: as the William Hill Sports Book of the Year shortlist is announced, we ask the experts what makes for a compelling read | Ultramarathon runner Scott Jurek tells us what it takes to run 135 miles through Death Valley
England and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge talks managers, money and, obviously, goals | We count down our top 10 Rugby League World Cup moments with the great Ray French | ATP Tour Finals - how Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are forging a game-changing rivalry | Stuart Lancaster - the England head coach on the Autumn Internationals
Our exclusive interview with England captain Kevin Sinfield ahead of the Rugby League World Cup | Our Rugby League World Cup ones to watch | Sir Bradley Wiggins reflects on a mixed 2013 and gives us the heads up on his plans for next year | Team GB speed skater Elise Christie has one eye on the Sochi Winter Olympics, and one arm covered in bruises
Our exclusive interview and photoshoot with Chelsea stopper Petr Cech reveals he’s not your average footballer | CrossFit crazy - the truth about the exercise revolution that’s sweeping the world | Snooker legend Jimmy White talks Tony Meo and the Rolling Stones | Young jockey James Doyle has one of the hottest jobs in racing - we catch up with him ahead of British Champions Day
Destination Brazil? Two qualifiers in five days could see England make the World Cup. We answer 11 crucial questions | Andrew Strauss on Alastair Cook’s captaincy, the relationship between players and media... and Kevin Pietersen | Jonathan Sexton: from Leinster to Paris via a Lions series in Australia – the Ireland fly half reflects on a busy summer | Poker star Daniel Negreanu already knows what’s in our hand - we ask him anyway | Plus our preview of all the crucial World Cup qualifiers
The Dark Side – we look back at the bitterest feuds in sport, starting with Nigel Benn v Chris Eubank | Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet on his impressive start at Anfield and a new wave of Belgian talent | Wigan Warriors’ Matty Smith looks ahead to his side’s clash with Warrington Wolves in the Super League Grand Final | Chicago Bulls’ star point guard Derrick Rose on his return to the NBA after 18 months out through injury
Liverpool: A Study - it’s 23 years since the Liver Bird last sat atop its league perch. Is the club ready to challenge again, or is there another false dawn on the horizon | Ryder Cup 2014: we pick out the rookies who Paul McGinley and Tom Watson may be studying closely | Chris Robshaw on leading Harlequins back to domestic glory, their Heineken Cup opponents and being England captain | Santi Cazorla: Arsenal's Little Magician on his club’s chances of lifting silverware this season
former world heavyweight champion David Haye tells us he’s back in love with boxing and looking forward to knocking out Tyson Fury | We meet Mark Webber in typically forthright mood as he tells us about his farewell season in Formula 1 | Brazil and PSG captain Thiago Silva on skippering two of the world’s most powerful teams | Lydia Greenway reflects on the innings that helped England regain the Ashes | British downhill mountain biker Rachel Atherton on regaining her World Championship crown and her tilt at the World Cup
Who's Neman? We sit down with Man United captain Nemanja Vidic to talk about Old Trafford's new regime | Christine Ohuruogu: the new 400m world champion looks back on a successful season | Triathlete Jodie Stimpson talks us through her major motivation ahead of the Grand Final | We pick our favourite pound for pound boxers and take a look behind the Floyd Mayweather team
We examine the task facing Roy Hodgson as England prepare for two crucial World Cup qualifiers | Rush hits screens this week, telling the story of Niki Lauda and James Hunt's famous rivalry - we talk to the films' stars Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Bruhl | A full preview of the new Aviva Premiership series, including a team-by-team guide and an interview with Wasps' winger Tom Varndell
Sergio Aguero, the man who led Manchester City to Premier League glory, on his new life under Manuel Pellegrini | By sheer coincidence, we talk exclusively to former Real Madrid star Zinedine Zidane about Gareth Bale | MotoGP rider Cal Crutchlow looks ahead to Silverstone this weekend | American Football is back – we look at the numbers that count in the run to Super Bowl XLVIII
Serena Williams speaks exclusively about recovering from life-threatening illness, (not) playing until she’s 40 and her chances at the US Open | Defending the US Open – we ask our experts how Andy Murray will fare at Flushing Meadows | Wigan’s Man of Steel Sam Tomkins looks ahead to his side’s Challenge Cup final against Hull at Wembley | Jonathan Trott on winning this Ashes series, the fifth Test and his personal favourite moments for England
the new season is back - and so is Jack Wilshere, fit, firing and ready to put an end to Arsenal's trophy drought | WBO light-heavyweight title holder Nathan Cleverly on his bout with Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev | The top 10 Ashes individual performances of all time
A to Z of the Premier League | Rio Ferdinand talks the post-Ferguson era | Plus your guide to the World Athletics Chanpionship
Usain Bolt talks to sport about running out of competitors, becoming a legend and those Swedish handball girls at London 2012 | Plus 72 reason to watch the Football League
Jessica Ennis-Hill returns with a new name, new goals but the same steely determination that made her Team GB's golden girl | London 2012's Legacy - one year on, we ask what the Games' most repeated buzz word really means | David Weir reflects on 12 months as a Paralympic legend | Our preview of the Anniversary Games | The Ashes - we look ahead to the third Test and ask the unthinkable: is it all too easy for England?
Stuart Broad on how the Ashes have sharpened his competitive edge – and not walking | Ian Bell on that decision – and his first Test ton | Tom Watson on The Open | We take a closer look at the holes where The Open will be won and lost at Muirfield | Keri-Anne Payne on defending her world title | Geraint Thomas on defending the Maillot Jaune, doping and taking on the Tour de France with a fractured pelvis
Game. Set. Match. History. We speak to Andy Murray as he comes to terms with winning Wimbledon | Masters champion Adam Scott tells us exclusively about his unfinished business with the Open Championship | Shane Warne looks forward to a summer of Ashes cricket | Lions winger Tommy Bowe brings his tour diary to a close
We speak exclusively to Matt Prior about a monumental few months of Ashes cricket | Steve Finn runs the rule over his England teammates | Ricky Ponting tells us it's foolish to write off his countrymen just yet | Our preview of the Lions' third Test against Australia | Tommy Bowe's Lions diary | Plus UK Anti-Doping chief executive Andy Parkinson on his fight to eradicate drugs in cycling and the rest of sport
We speak exclusively to Tour de France hopefuls Chris Froome and Mark Cavendish | A look back at some of the zanier tales from the history of the Tour | Our preview of the second Lions Test | Sir Frank Williams on his team's 600th Grand Prix
Lions captain Sam Warburton speaks exclusively about leading his side in Australia and why he believes they can emerge victorious | Judy Murray and Martin Weston from the LTA on the state of British tennis | Laura Robson interview | Our preview of Wimbledon's big hitters | Tommy Bowe's Lions tour diary
Andy Murray speaks exclusively about taking his next step in a Grand Slam-winning career | The state of Australian sport: we ask Aussie sportsmen and journos how bad it really is… if at all | Jonny Wilkinson on the truth behind the Lions speculation | Plus part one of Tommy Bowe's Lions diary
Jenson Button's fight to stay in the racing limelight | ICC Champions Trophy - all the teams; all the potential danger men | England thrasher Jos Buttler gives us the scoop and we catch up with Chris Gayle | British & Irish Lions - our expert panel on the tours of the past and what lies ahead for the class of 2013 | Plus we go behind the scenes at the iconic but notoriously dangerous races at the Isle of Man TT
Wayne Rooney talks exclusively about his 10 years in an England shirt, and the national side’s chances of finally winning a tournament | Paul O'Connell on his return from injury, previous Lions failures and his high hopes for this summer’s tour | Sporting madness! Tyson noshes on Holyfield’s ear, Cantona’s kung-fu kick and Serena’s death threats make our list of stars who have lost the plot | Plus, as England take on Brazil this Sunday, John Barnes recalls samba-ing round the South Americans in 1984
Nadal: The king of clay who still casts a shadow over Roland Garros | Jimmy Anderson: Leader of the pack | Plus our preview to the Champions League Final
Sir Alex Ferguson - we talk to some of the football men who know Fergie best to find out how he will take on his biggestchallenge: not managing Man United | Our Premier League Awards - the highlights, lowlights and shoulder bites from this season | PerriShakes-Drayton talks exclusively about her goals for 2013
Lewis Hamilton talks exclusively about his desire tomake his mark at Mercedes – and we meet his dog Roscoe | Liverpool's GlenJohnson on an up and down season at Anfield and advanced mathematics |Manchester City and Wigan fansite and fanzine writers preview their teams'biggest game of the season | The Matthews Final remembered
Sir Bradley Wiggins on his tilt at being the first Brit to win the Giro d'Italia | Mousa Bembele - the Belgium influence | Adam Jones - Lion heart | Plus Mr Misunderstood what makes Harry Redknapp one of the most in-demand football managers in England
We catch up with flying Arsenal winger Theo Walcott, and, once we've caught our breath, ask him about his first days at Arsenal, and his time as a member of the elusive "underwear bandits" | We also take a very timely look at the story behind the success of German football clubs | Add in some snooker nostalgia, a thorough look at who could be going to the Lions tour, and all the usual previews and kit and you've got yourself a cracking read
Who is the real Ronnie O'Sullivan? We go in search of snooker's greatest natural talent | Mark Selby: the world number one cueman on his chances of bagging the Triple Crown at the World Championships | Amir Khan tells us he's learned from his mistakes ahead of his homecoming bout with Julio Diaz | We pick our favourite fighters from the UFC | Plus our regular look ahead to all the weekend's Premier League action
Life of Brian - O'driscoll wants one last shot at success with the Lions | With his second season as an Arsenal player drawing to a close Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes stock of life at the Emirates | Gary Cahill has great expectations | Plus the top 10 Masters finishes
Justin Rose heads to the Masters ready to break his Major duck | We also review the Masters contenders | Red vs Blue which colour is best | Mako Vunipola on the Heineken Cup | Plus the Grand National
Arsenal – in terminal decline or the Premier League’s best-run club? | The road to Brazil 2014 – our World Cup qualifier previews | Joe Root, England’s bright young thing with the bat, tells us exclusively about his England debut, the Test series in New Zealand and this summer’s Ashes | Major League Baseball – all the hitters, hopers and vital statistics ahead of the new season
British Invasion: As Formula 1 races into action, we profile the four Brits out to make their mark in 2013 | Ryan Jones: The Wales captain on his side's Six Nations campaign | Chris Smalling: Life at Old Trafford and his first meeting with Six Alex | Plus Cheltenham - The Gold Cup: All the runners and how we rate their chances
Follow My Lead: The rise of Chris Robshaw | Premier Stats: Data specialists Opta crunch the numbers from this season's Premier League | Lucas: Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder on his adopted city
Wild at Heart: Gareth Bale tells us why he's loving the freedom to roam | Lewis Moody on England's Grand Slam hopes | Robbie Grabarz: Great Britain's high jump medal hope discusses his chances at this weekend's European Athletics Indoor Championships | The Brownlees: Triathlon's dominant brotherhood on their ambitions for the season ahead
David Haye and the fight that may never happen | Michu reflects on his first season in England and his first appearance at Wembley | Johnny Rea: The World Superbike rider on the new season, and why Valentino Rossi has an easer job then him
Jess Ennis - How my Olympic dream came true.
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