Listening to Peter Alliss commentate called to mind the suggestion that it resembled watching an episode of Catchphrase. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The BBC’s rapidly dwindling list of sporting events is hardly breaking news. The corporation has been chased away not only by Sky Sports and latter(...)

 Zach Johnson smiles as he poses  with the Claret Jug  after winning the   British Open at the Old Course  at St Andrews. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

First up, hugs to all of you who missed work yesterday with the tummy bug that appeared to ravage the nation, although happily you had Paul Dunne and (...)

Alex Davidson celebrates victory with Sam O'Connor after the 159th  Boat Race on The River Thames yesterday.

Andrew Cotter was exhausted. “It was very, very hard work indeed,” he said come the end of the Boat Race, and while he was probably referring t(...)