From football to the space race and folklore to the forest, here's why you should back the little guy.
There were 1.39m gambling ads on television in 2012.
The bizarre spectacle was the result of a coming together of several exceptional circumstances.
Lionel Messi is not the first footballer to break financial laws and he probably won't be the last.
The beautiful game has been dominated by the best team with the worst historic record.
New formats, new nations, a new UEFA president and the legacy of a multi-venue event in four years time -- Euro 2024 could be a very different beast.
The European Union has a deep, and maybe unbreakable reach into our sporting life.
The marketing wizardry used by sports multinationals to sell these little round things by the truckload.
The science behind a successful set piece.
Perverse mental processes take over when the chips are down. And there's something you can do about it.
Many clubs sign players as young children and make them agree to not play anything else. The evidence suggests they're making a big mistake.
Football, cricket, athletics, rugby – whatever the sport, the tears are never far away, for both the stars and the spectators.
English hooliganism may be on the decline but new research reveals worrying links with organised crime.
To celebrate 100 years of football’s oldest international competition, South American fans have flocked north, sticking two fingers up to Donald Trump.
Russian ultra fans are held up as the face of a dangerous rise in football nationalism but a complex political picture has seen Russia's media label it unfair.
Recovering from injury is about more than just becoming fitter and stronger - you need to go back to basics.
Neuropsychological tests of football players can help predict their performance, according to research.
Playing football demands full-contact physicality. How does celebrating women playing elite level football impact the way gender and sexuality is perceived, experienced and made possible?
Police face overwhelming pressure from two kinds of violence.
A great deal is at stake in an international football fixture between ancient rivals.