I do love autumn. The air freshens. The leaves turn, and drop, reminding us of life’s cyclical nature. Although this task is also served by the world of sport…
Mike Rowbottom: Lausanne, Paris, London, and the Stade at the bottom of our garden thrilling to the 2018 World Cup
Last week I travelled to Lausanne to cover the International Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League meeting there, and as I walked down in blazing sunshine from the station to the athletes' hotel by the side of Lake Leman, I passed cafes full of intent television viewers. Switzerland were playing Sweden in their World Cup match of 16.
Days, hours, minutes, seconds are ticking away at the top of the official West Ham United website, counting down the club’s move to the London 2012 Olympic Stadium, alongside the words: “History Begins In”. Whereas it should read: "History Ends In".