ATP chairman Chris Kermode. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

Chris Kermode, the president of the ATP, has rejected any implication of a cover-up into match-fixing after an investigation by the BBC in conjunctio(...)

Britain’s Andy Murray winces as his coach Amelie Mauresmo comes to his aid during a practice session on Rod Laver Arena ahead of the Australian Open. Photograph: Mark Baker/AP

As Andy Murray doubled over to ease the pain of an unscheduled blow to that part of the male anatomy which has generated more laughs down the years t(...)

Anthony Joshua knocked out Dillain Whyte in the seventh round to win the British heavyweight title. Photograph: Getty

Anthony Joshua survived a brave, doomed challenge from Dillian Whyte – as well as an equally ill-considered ring invasion by a posse of the Brixton fi(...)

 Spain’s Rafael Nadal in action against compatriot David Ferrer  in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals in the O2 Arena, London, yesterday. Photograph: Tony O’Brien/Livepic via Reuters

Novak Djokovic and his team will have watched Rafael Nadal’s struggle against David Ferrer here yesterday afternoon with their usual attention to det(...)

From left, Joe Humphreys chairing the Unthinkable debate, with Cathy Barry, Kevin Mitchell, Siobhán Garrigan and William Reville. Photograph: Alan Betson

Unthinkable took to the road this month for a debate, “Are science and religion really in conflict?” Who won? Was there a knock-down argument t(...)

Lotteries: could be used to keep ‘bad reasons’ out of decision-making

Making decisions by lottery is often seen as an affront to justice. Witness, for example, the furore over the Camogie Association’s plan to settle (...)

Eugenie Bouchard: was invited to perform a twirl by a reporter in an interview on court following her straight sets victory over Kiki Bertenson at  the Australian Open. Photograph: Joe Castro/EPA

Eugenie Bouchard had no idea the man with the microphone in his hand and mischief in his heart would ask her to “do a little twirl” to show off her o(...)

 Muhammad Ali (right) covers up against George Foreman during their world heavyweight boxing title fight in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Photograph: Getty Images

When Muhammad Ali rumbled in the jungle with George Foreman exactly 40 years ago on Thursday, they were safely distant from the dying embers of a con(...)

The global disparity of healthcare is unjust. The current Ebola outbreak is a perfect example of inequity. Photograph: Christopher Black/WHO/Handout via Reuters

You can’t fault Trinity College Dublin for its ambition. Not only is it trying to raise the guts of €600 million through philanthropy over the next(...)

Andy Murray: is back smiling and playing well after his back surgery eight months ago.

Andy Murray is smiling – a lot and disconcertingly. He doesn’t get why people keep asking about it but there is no denying it is there, plastered all(...)