The air is loud with denunciations of the way in which tickets for next year’s London Olympics are being allocated.
Some tricky footwork by the Government in presenting statistics on sport and on local authority funding has gone unpunished by the regulator.
The annual survey that showed a fifth of British primary school children participating in circus skills is no more.
How easy would it be for a referee to fix the result of a football match, as the (former) Chairman of the Football Association and of England’s 2018 bid, Lord Triesman, has alleged?
With an election imminent, Labour has made a pitch for the football supporters’ vote.
Beware round numbers. Especially numbers as round and shapely as 40,000.
Playing fields are safe with us, the Government claims. But the arithmetic behind its claim may not be as simple as it seems.
It asserts that while 10,000 playing fields were sold off for development under the Conservatives between 1979 and 1997, only 192 have been sold since.