Darryl Robinson

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Which one is he?  The doping one?

The Curious Case of Simon Yates and the Perception of Cycling in BritainThis is a story about the story cycling in the UK tells about itself. You’ve …

The utterly beguiling genius of Ronaldinho

An international star of the sport, one of the most exciting players to ever grace a football pitch, gifted with the most Brazilian of Brazilian flair - Ronaldinho has retired from football.<p>Watching Ronaldinho play made you want to be a footballer, a footballer exactly like Ronaldinho - a guy who …

Rock ‘N’ Roll Star: A Conversation with Liam Gallagher

<i>Photography by Philip Cosores</i><p>It’s easy to pull out the superlatives when it comes to band frontmen: charismatic, enigmatic, tortured, larger than …

What Would Premier League Badges Look Like in the Mario Universe?

One of my favorite sub-genres of internet content is when sports logos get redesigned to fit the same theme—like NFL logos as Donald Trump, or NBA …

50 Things You Might Not Know About Use Your Illusion I and II

On September 17th, 1991, <b>Guns N’ Roses</b> <b></b>released their third and fourth albums, <i>Use Your Illusion I</i> and <i>II</i>. To celebrate their 26th anniversaries, here …

Maria Sharapova on failing that drug test: ‘I felt trapped, tricked’

I had every opportunity to change professions, or to live the rest of my life on a holiday, but it never crossed my mind<p>Does she think Serena is as obsessed with her? 'There’s a level of intensity that comes out more ferociously against me'<p>Suddenly, no matter who I looked at, I found myself …

Tennis

No more Bolt, or Farah, but the show will roll gloriously on

The IAAF World Championships in London were a curious lot. The times were down, the drama was up and, while the world fawned over a pair of golden …

Madonna’s 20 best songs

The icon recently turned 59<p>Being a total don comes naturally to Madonna, who’s spent the last 34 years redefining the rules, making brilliant music, …

Music

Usain Bolt: now you see him, soon you won’t…

He’s the fastest man who has ever lived, holder of eight gold medals and three world records. As Usain Bolt approaches his final race in London this week, we celebrate a sprinter who made running look both effortless and fun<p>There’s an old EA Sports commercial I dimly remember from my childhood. …

Paul Simon

London 2017 will smash records for ticket sales to become biggest World Championships in history

Organisers of London 2017 have confirmed the event will smash records as the biggest World Championships in history.<p>More than 660,000 tickets have been sold for the championships, which begin on Friday evening – far exceeding the previous attendance record of 417,156 sold for the 2009 event in …

How Usain Bolt changed the face of athletics forever

The commentator<p><b>Brendan Foster, BBC commentator and founder of the Great Run Company</b><p>One of the most notable things Usain Bolt has done is the manner in which he has transformed the appearance of the start line. There was a period just before he appeared on the scene where you had Maurice Greene, …

Guns N' Roses Reach Into Their Past With 'Anything Goes': The Story Behind Every 'Appetite for Destruction' Song

As far as most people knew at the time, Guns N' Roses were a brand new band when they rocketed out of the L.A. underground with 'Appetite for …

Music

Premier League at 25: the best XI, from Petr Cech to Thierry Henry

Our team, selected in a 4-4-2 formation, finds no space for Gary Neville or Frank Lampard but includes no fewer than seven British players<p>Eagle-eyed readers who have been following this series of all-time Premier League selections will shortly notice that the player we have declared the finest of …

15 Reasons Andrew Garfield Is Still The Best Spider-Man

by Kit Bowen<p>– on<p>in Lists<p>We realize when it comes to cinematic Spider-Mans, fans have their favorites between Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield – and …

Marvel Universe

Cherish the Age of Usain Bolt – it will be gone in 90 seconds | Barney Ronay

As Bolt’s farewell season crunches up through the gears, it is time to celebrate this most natural and unaffected of all great sports people, apparently uncorroded either by stardom or by his own otherworldliness as an athlete<p>It isn’t often we get to see sporting superstars able just to be …

Music Festivals

We have ranked all the players in the NBA this season

I was charged with the epic task of ranking all the players in the NBA during the 2016-17 season and this is how I did it… I took into account more …

NBA

Rob Sheffield on the Beatles’ Solo Wilderness Years

<i>Rob Sheffield’s new book</i> Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World <i>is a celebration of the band, from the longtime</i> Rolling …

George Harrison

Jerry Krause: Michael Jordan 'Never Asked Me To Sign, Trade For or Draft A Player'

Last week, the talk of the basketball world was the war of words between Charles Barkley and and LeBron James. Chuck went on <i>Inside the NBA</i> butting …

Awesome Art Picks: Supergirl, Wolverine, Plastic Man, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

The last year of sports championships have been epic. Here's video to prove it.

The New England Patriots won Super Bowl LI in one of the most thrilling championship games in recent memory.<p>Well, very recent. If the last 12 months …

The 100 greatest songs of all time

Apple Music

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Beatles’ Songwriting In One Cool Infographic

Which band member wrote the most of The Fab Four’s 310 songs? How many Beatles songs <i>weren’t</i> written about love? And how much did Ringo <i>actually</i> …

Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History is an exhibition on sports photography at the Brooklyn Museum.

If you’re missing the excitement of the Olympic Games, no need to worry—there’s an exhibition currently on view at the Brooklyn Museum that …

Mexico City

The Electric, Infuriating Nick Kyrgios

It was just before noon on a swampy July morning when Nick Kyrgios came walking through the parking lot of the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Fla., on his way to practice. He wore black shorts and a black basketball jersey, and his haircut straddled the line between a faux-hawk and a fade; a …

The biggest box-office hit the year you were born

Moviegoing has been one of America's favorite ways to kill time for about a century now, and box-office earnings have been a reliable predictor of …

James Milner: the underappreciated enigma of English football

‘Boring James Milner’: as nicknames go, it’s not the worst dished out in England over the last few decades. He could have been called Shrek, or …

English Football

COMICS: First Preview For ALL-STAR BATMAN #1 From Scott Snyder And JRJr

Check out the first preview and covers for Scott Snyder's new <i>Caped Crusader</i> series, <i>All-Star Batman</i>, which pairs DC's former main Bat-title writer …