The real Wimbledon winner

Issue 1058

The real Wimbledon winner

With sports stars earning millions through lucrative sponsorship deals, are brand endorsements becoming the biggest prize at stake in the competition for victory?

Also in this week’s Big Issue…

Idris Elba, ‘Britain’s newest hyperstar’, on Luther and playing the lead in upcoming film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

Jerry Dammers, founder of The Specials, on the global success of the 1984 protest anthem Free Nelson Mandela

In Letter to My Younger Self, David Baddiel speaks candidly about his experiences with depression, the contentment that comes from having children and one of his most incredible moments

Plus… Rachel Johnson, John Bird, Streetlights, My Pitch, competitions and much more!