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Line of Duty's Martin Compston: 'I've been dreaming of going to the Euros since I was 14'
Gordon Smart and Martin Compston
Euro 2024

Line of Duty's Martin Compston: 'I've been dreaming of going to the Euros since I was 14'

Martin Compston also reveals why he chose acting over football as a teenager – despite Ken Loach advising him to stick to the beautiful game
Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate on winning gold and being told she doesn't look disabled enough
Jessica-Jane Applegate
Learning Disability Week 2024

Paralympian Jessica-Jane Applegate on winning gold and being told she doesn't look disabled enough

'I come down and smash it out': How a boxing gym is giving marginalised young people a fighting chance
Young male teenagr Abdul, an alumni of Empire Fighting Chance, a boxing gym in Bristol
Sport

'I come down and smash it out': How a boxing gym is giving marginalised young people a fighting chance

Christopher Eccleston opens up on 'emotional' London Marathon race: 'This has been the hardest run'
London Marathon

Christopher Eccleston opens up on 'emotional' London Marathon race: 'This has been the hardest run'

Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough
Animal rights

Grand National: Animal rights activists claim 'tweaks' to 'cruel' horse race don't go far enough

'Flags won't feed people': Experts decry growing outrage over Team GB's 'woke' Union Jack flag
Culture wars

'Flags won't feed people': Experts decry growing outrage over Team GB's 'woke' Union Jack flag

How a chocolate-like Harry Kane statue brought council spending and tax hikes into sharp focus
A state of England footballer Harry Kane, looking like it's made of chocolate
Football

How a chocolate-like Harry Kane statue brought council spending and tax hikes into sharp focus

The Beautiful Game: Everything you need to know about Netflix's new Homeless World Cup film
Colin Farrell with the Scottish team, holding a football
Homeless World Cup

The Beautiful Game: Everything you need to know about Netflix's new Homeless World Cup film

Rugby legend Gareth Thomas: 'The fear of coming out was far worse than the reality'
Gareth Thomas
Letter To My Younger Self

Rugby legend Gareth Thomas: 'The fear of coming out was far worse than the reality'

'We felt like absolute stars': Behind the 1971 women's football World Cup the world forgot
women's football/ team
Sport

'We felt like absolute stars': Behind the 1971 women's football World Cup the world forgot

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community
Community

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community

Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI's James Harkin
Close-up of a dartboard with a dart in the bullseye
Books

Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI's James Harkin

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?
Rugby pitch with players
John Bird

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here's how to kick it out for good
Football

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here's how to kick it out for good

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka shares advice for tackling social media hate and online trolls
FOOTBALL

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka shares advice for tackling social media hate and online trolls

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness
The Lionesses put the spotlight on women's football but the Street Soccer Nations Cup showed how women's football helps to tackle homelessness
Football world cup

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness

Sport is not just life and death. It’s far more important than that
The human avatar of Count Binface Jon Harvey and brother Dan
Opinion

Sport is not just life and death. It’s far more important than that

England legend Fara Williams: 'Young girls can dream of being a professional footballer now'
The England team ahead of the FIFA Women's World Cup, 2023
Football

England legend Fara Williams: 'Young girls can dream of being a professional footballer now'

Four things we learned from the Homeless World Cup
Homeless World Cup
Football

Four things we learned from the Homeless World Cup

Peter Crouch: 'Being tall was my superpower'
Peter Crouch at Anfield
Letter to my Younger Self

Peter Crouch: 'Being tall was my superpower'

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack
Alex Scott wearing yellow in front of Japanese neon signs
recommended

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack

All the amazing things Sadio Mané has done for charity
Sadio Mane charity
Sport

All the amazing things Sadio Mané has done for charity

Sam Delaney: I have first-hand knowledge that Gary Lineker's lovely
Gary Lineker in The Match of The Day photo on Sam's mum's wall
happy memories

Sam Delaney: I have first-hand knowledge that Gary Lineker's lovely

John McAvoy was one of Britain's most wanted criminals. Now he's an athlete changing the lives of vulnerable young people
John McAvoy/ young people
Sport

John McAvoy was one of Britain's most wanted criminals. Now he's an athlete changing the lives of vulnerable young people