Golfing legend Jack Nicklaus joined Ewen Murray in the Sky commentary box. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images

With all the hi-tech wizardry on view at the Masters, Grand National and even the Boat Race over the last week, those old clips they kept playing in t(...)

He’s British when he wins and Scottish when he loses, but on the day of the Scottish independence referendum, it appears tennis star Andy Murray is in(...)

File photograph of Rik Mayall who died this morning. Photograph: PA

Comedian and actor Rik Mayall has died at home aged 56, his management firm said. It is believed the star’s wife found him at home in London yesterday(...)

 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger posing with the FA and League Cups the club won in 1998. Photo:  John Stillwell/PA

Before Arsene Wenger’s weekly press conference at Arsenal’s training ground he was subjected to a slightly awkward ceremony in(...)

John Fortune

Together with his friend and writing partner John Bird, John Fortune, who has died aged 74 after a long illness, was a distinguished member of the Oxb(...)

John Bird (left) and John Fortune (right) with their BAFTA awards for Best Light Entertainment Performance. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

John Fortune, the comedian best known for his work with John Bird and Rory Bremner on the TV series Bremner, Bird and Fortune, has died at the age of (...)

Sir Richard Branson: declares himself to be a “tie-loathing adventurer and thrill seeker, who believes in turning ideas into reality”. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Boris Johnson says nothing at all. Warren Buffett gives his job title. Sir Richard Branson declares himself to be a “Tie-loathing adventurer and thril(...)