One of the anti-heroes in this year’s Oscar winner, Parasite, is a medal-winning former hammer thrower.
Those of us at home - and abroad - who are fans of the wonderful television comedy series Dad’s Army no doubt will recall the catchphrase made famous by Corporal Jones, so superbly played by the late Clive Dunn: "Don’t panic! Don’t panic!"
How strange that Liverpool’s apparently untrammelled and undefeated run-in to the Premier League title should end not at Chelsea, Manchester City or Manchester United - but Watford.
The news of Maria Sharapova’s retirement was significant, but not entirely surprising.
Dame Louise Martin: Chandigarh 2022 and Birmingham 2022 set us up for an unprecedented year of Commonwealth sport
Over the last two months, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has been reviewing a proposal from Commonwealth Games India (CGI) to host a Commonwealth Archery and Shooting Championships in Chandigarh in January 2022.
In less than a fortnight, the Flame for Tokyo 2020 will be kindled in Ancient Olympia, the second time that an Olympic Torch Relay has set out for the Japanese capital.
Almost a year ago to the day, a new advocacy group for athletes burst onto the scene with promises to give competitors across sport an enhanced voice and to repair the "disconnect" between them and governing bodies.
David Owen: How war-ravaged Belgium bagged a bumper haul of medals at its home Olympics a century ago
This year marks the centenary of perhaps the most well-meaningly batty Olympics of the modern era - Antwerp 1920.
Why should Tyson Fury’s phenomenal conquest of Deontay Wilder create a dilemma for British Olympic Association (BOA) chief Sir Hugh Robertson?
Mike Rowbottom: Mantle of being the oldest Olympic champion remains in lively hands with Ágnes Keleti
Two years ago today the world lost a good and kind man who had also become the oldest living Olympic champion – Sir Durward Knowles.
Who knew that athletics needed to become more complicated to attract new fans to the sport?
It was a long journey to Fiji - the 28-hour extravaganza from London, which featured a stopover in Los Angeles, highlighted the remoteness of the island.
Forty years ago this week, a deadline imposed on the Olympic Movement expired.
Early last Saturday (February 15) evening, a strange message appeared simultaneously across Twitter accounts controlled by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
David Owen: United by recession? But history shows you can stage a successful Olympics in testing economic times
What are the best economic conditions in which to lay on an Olympic Games? The question is prompted by this week’s economic bombshell from Japan revealing that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) shrunk at an annualised rate of 6.3 per cent in the last quarter of 2019.