Anyone who watches Sky TV will be aware that increasingly sport is becoming a whole new women’s world, with a host of female presenters, newscasters, reporters and correspondents. They even have a female fronting their boxing on big fight nights.
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My colleague Mike Rowbottom's delightful piece on the Bobby Fischer versus Boris Spassky chess match in 1972 jogged my memory about a visit I paid to Moscow's 18th-century House of the Unions almost 34 years ago.
Liam Morgan: WADA still battling to put out fires on several fronts as organisation finally chooses principle over politics
In many ways, it was fitting the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) held its biannual Foundation Board meeting in a country dubbed the "land of fire".
Michael Pavitt: As focus moves from Youth Olympics, Buenos Aires hopes Games made capital a more active city
Exactly one month ago the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games drew to a close, with the eyes of the Olympic world quickly shifting elsewhere.
The demise of the Calgary 2026 bid was one more heartbreaking result in a long series of recent similar electoral defeats where voters rejected the idea of hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The prospect of an international club "Super League" has been the talk of football again in the last few days, but those who take part have been threatened with a World Cup ban.
Shortly after Ethiopia’s legendary running champion Haile Gebrselassie had been elected as head of his country’s athletics Federation in November 2016, the President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Sebastian Coe, made his satisfaction very clear.
David Owen: The original marathon is going from strength to strength. So why do the very best runners still stay away?
When it comes to marathons, I am unashamedly snobbish, or perhaps I mean romantic.
Outside of committed petrol-heads, Lewis Hamilton has never really been the flavour of any month in his homeland. Yet in the pantheon of British sports stars he surely deserves to be up there with the best.
Liam Morgan: Olympic Movement guilty of paying lip-service to action when it comes to dealing with political discrimination against athletes
The World Karate Federation (WKF) was eager to publicise the record-breaking number of countries at its World Championships in Madrid last week.
Calgarians will go to the polls on Tuesday (November 13) to cast their ballot and decide if residents are for or against the Canadian city hosting the Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2026.
I have been reading with great interest the stakeholder commentary regarding the September 20 decision taken by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, under strict conditions.
There is something particularly exciting about sport under the lights.
Mike Rowbottom: As London awaits world chess title challenge the memories of Fischer and Spassky's Match of the Century still reverberate
Tomorrow, in central London, Norway's defending world chess champion Magnus Carlsen will start the defence of his title against US challenger Fabiano Caruana. The 12-game match will be played at The College, in Holborn, under the auspices of an international organisation with the most inapt of mottos, namely "Gens Una Sumus" - We Are One People.
David Owen: Out of Africa - an intriguing twist in the coming race to succeed Sir Craig as WADA President
Sir Craig Reedie still has a year in the hot seat.