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Sharapova shocks tennis by testing positive for banned substance

Maria Sharapova’s announcement last week didn’t just come out of the blue, it came out of every possible colour imaginable. When she called a last-minute press conference in a dingy…

DEBATE – Are rising ticket prices endangering the future of football?

Matt Ford: Yes, a cap on ticket prices is essential to halt the increasing alienation of supporters The moment football loses its support base is the moment the game as…

Premier League 2015: Mid-Season Report Card

With grades decided by contributers to the Sport section, The Student has decided which clubs needs to work harder, who is failing their PE lessons, and who is top of…

Great Britain claim Davis Cup with win over Belgium

When Great Britain last won the Davis Cup, Stanley Baldwin was Prime Minister, Jesse Owens was tearing up the athletics track, and Czechoslovakia was still a country. That was 1936…

Djokovic hits winning form in time for ATP World Tour Finals

Now that Halloween is over, the days are getting shorter, and the weather colder, most people are probably looking forward to Christmas and New Year. Not Novak Djokovic. The Serb…

Hamilton looks to Schumacher’s record after third Championship

Once. Twice. Three times a World Champion. This is now what Lewis Hamilton can tell both himself and the world at large. Following victory at the United States Grand Prix…

Bernie Ecclestone endorses Sepp Blatter as “the best man for football”

This week in Off The Ball, Charles Nurick takes a sideways look at the news that F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has endorsed Sepp Blatter as “the best man for football”.…

Fox-Pitt’s injury reminds us that not all sport is risk free

Following a heavy fall at the World Young Horse Championships in France last week, British eventer William Fox-Pitt is reportedly in a stable condition in hospital. The former world number…