Will Brexit Britain decide to maintain, or perhaps even to redouble, the country’s extraordinarily successful assault on the Olympic and Paralympic Games medals tables?
Safe as the Banks of England. That’s what they used to say about the nation’s greatest-ever goalkeeper.
The outstanding athletics performance of an outstanding weekend of indoor action came at the Müller Indoor Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday (February 16) as Ethiopia’s Samuel Tefera broke the world indoor 1500 metres record set by Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj in 1997.
Michael Pavitt: Absent stars and an ongoing dispute - the curious case of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers
The final 14 qualifiers to the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup are set to be decided over the next week, with 26 nations still in contention for places at this summer’s spectacle in China.
It has been great following the Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) this week in Sarajevo and East Sarajevo, which has seen nearly 1,000 athletes from 46 countries taking part in an event which everyone seems to have agreed has been a great success.
Philip Barker: Celebrating the 184th anniversary of the birth of the first International Olympic Committee President
Today the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has the most powerful job in sport. But 125 years ago when Dimitrios Vikelas of Greece was elected as the first President of what was then known as the International Committee for the Olympic Games, the post did not carry anything like the same influence.
The date of February 14 is particularly significant in Olympic history given its quadrennial associations with deeds achieved at the Winter Games.
One difference between British and American sports fans of my vintage is that we in the UK accord proper respect to the concept of the draw.
A few weeks ago, in the light of Andy Murray's hip injury possibly leading to his premature retirement, we asked whether sport can seriously damage your health.
There is never a dull moment in the ongoing soap opera that is the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Julian Edelman being awarded the Most Valuable Player in last weekend’s Super Bowl caused a stir. And it was not related to his performance during the New England Patriots 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams.
Duncan Mackay: Behind positive headlines for role in Korean peace process, there lies uncomfortable truth for IOC about Pyeongchang 2018
Today marks the first anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, an event best remembered for North and South Korea marching together under a united flag to mark a symbolic break in tensions between the two nations.
This week in London, and no doubt in Paris too, they've been raising a glass or two to celebrate a significant anniversary for the international television channel Eurosport.
The story which came to light yesterday that Nantes Football Club are demanding of Cardiff City the first scheduled transfer payment for Emiliano Sala, missing presumed dead after his plane crashed on January 21, came as a jolt amidst tributes that have been offered recently on either side of the Channel.
Opinions about Brexit are as divided here at insidethegames as in most other parts of the United Kingdom.