Bobbi Kristina Brown at the premiere of “Sparkle” in Hollywood, California, in 2012. Photograph: Sue Schneider/MGP Agency

An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries and no obvious underlying cause of death for the daughter of the la(...)

Failing  – Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka leaves the court after losing to France’s Richard Gasquet in the Wumbledon men’s quarter-final – “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Look here. I have just seen an inspirational poster featuring the opening lines of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground: “I am a sick man. (...)

Lance Armstrong has compared himself to Lord Voldemort, the villain in the Harry Potter series. Photograph: PA

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has compared himself to Lord Voldemort, the primary antagonist in the fictional Harry Potter novels, and issued a st(...)

Richard Dawkins: a prolific thirdpartybragger. Photograph: Don Arnold/Getty Images

Last week Harris Wittels, the man who coined the phrase “humblebrag”, died at the unconscionable age of 30. In his memory I’ve been sifting through so(...)

David Oyelowo:   “When I first read the script, in 2007, my reaction was spiritual. I felt a call of God that I was going to do this.” Photograph:  Bon Duke/New York Times 5:46

Having watched Selma, it’s impossible not to do a double take when David Oyelowo walks into the room. He is a svelte, youthful-looking 38-year-old,(...)

Former UCI president Pat McQuaid: said that he had “a certain sympathy” with Lance Armstrong. Photograph: Inpho

Banned cyclist Lance Armstrong was the victim of “a witch hunt” and made a scapegoat by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), says former Inte(...)

Lance Armstrong says he’s sorry he and other cyclists were “put in a place” where they felt doping was necessary. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

More than two years since his television interview with Oprah Winfrey, the disgraced seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has stated tha(...)

Lance Armstrong has said he would cheat again if faced with the decision he made to dope in 1995, but believes the time has come for him to be forgiven. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has said he would cheat again if faced with the decision he made to dope in 1995, but believes the time has come for(...)

‘Selma’ director Ava DuVernay: ‘This is art; this is a movie; this is a film. I’m not a historian. I’m not a documentarian.’ Photograph: Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

I went on Friday morning to see Selma and found myself watching it in a cinema full of black teenagers. Thanks to donations, DC public school kids (...)

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, gestures as he attends a talk at Tsinghua University, in Beijing. Photograph: Reuters 2:00

In between running the world’s largest social networking site and a plethora of other philanthropic entities, Mark Zuckerberg has apparently learned t(...)