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

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

The groups and individuals changing society through sport and the creative arts
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?
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

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights
Culture

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights

John Motson: 'Life has worked out pretty well'
Sport

John Motson: 'Life has worked out pretty well'

‘I feel extremely conflicted’: England fans on whether they’re watching the World Cup
Qatar World Cup

‘I feel extremely conflicted’: England fans on whether they’re watching the World Cup

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction
Qatar World Cup

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction

How Qatar's only LGBTQ+ fan group is raising awareness during World Cup games
Qatar World Cup, Proud Maroons
Qatar World Cup

How Qatar's only LGBTQ+ fan group is raising awareness during World Cup games

How can I protest the Qatar World Cup? Here are the options
Qatar World Cup, World Cup Boycott
Qatar World Cup

How can I protest the Qatar World Cup? Here are the options

How fans and players around the world are protesting the Qatar World Cup
Qatar World Cup
Qatar World Cup

How fans and players around the world are protesting the Qatar World Cup

I’m an NHS psychiatrist – this is my advice to football fans who gamble during the World Cup
Dr Max Pemberton

I’m an NHS psychiatrist – this is my advice to football fans who gamble during the World Cup

John Vercher: We now know contact sports are dangerous – so is it ethical to watch them?
Illustration of a boxing match
Books

John Vercher: We now know contact sports are dangerous – so is it ethical to watch them?

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football
gambling white paper
Gambling

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football