Women, of course, possess an innate sense of such matters; their instinctive powers of perception and natural understanding of relationships are on a completely different plane to that of men, something I had cause to acknowledge (again) last weekend. Read
With Manchester United winning the Premier League with games to spare and Aston Villa suffering the worst season in decades, the difference between the two conurbations’ footballing achievements has never been more stark. Professor John Samuels, of the University of Birmingham and author of The Beautiful Game is Over investigates why.Read
Late nights and very early starts are hardly ideal preparation for one's first golf lesson in more than a decade, yet even the unassuming demands of friends visiting from Spain obviously include drinking well beyond midnight - before rising at 6am to ensure they're on time to catch their return flight to Valencia.Read
As most of us were preparing to finish work on Wednesday night, Augusta’s annual par three competition, traditional curtain-raiser to the Masters which starts on Thursday, was getting under way, bathed in customary early spring sunshine.
How ironic that after years of almost imperceptible progress in his role at the Lawn Tennis Association, Roger Draper should finally come under fire for his vast salary at the end of the most successful season in British tennis in nearly a century.Read