Jackson posted a Tweet on his Twitter feed of the pair attending a cancer awareness event in London last November
Tottenham have been dealt a blow after midfielder Paulinho revealed he has been ruled out of Sunday’s match against Liverpool with conjunctivitis.
The R&A’s ban on female members may at last look doomed, but sport is still riddled with inequality of many kinds …
Penalising players for using the n-word while allowing the Washington Redskins to retain its name reeks of hypocrisyEarlier this year, Miami Dolphins lineman Jonathan Martin …
Helen Grant, the sports minister, was clumsy when she said some sports were unfeminine, but there is a real issue hereIt happened overnight. One minute, I was …
Scientific projections say that, at best, 10 out of the past 19 host locations are climatically viable to hold future OlympicsThe Olympics are a rare moment in time when the …
Competing for gold is only part of what the Olympics is about – the violinist showed Sochi how coming last can also be a triumphLaugh …
If you welcome research that says being gay results from genetic inheritance, don’t be surprised when they start offering a ‘cure’After Sochi, we can dispense with the notion …
Last week, Bristol City became the first English team to introduce a safe standing area. Is rail seating a good idea?Alastair Campbell, broadcaster, novelist and Burnley fanWith Bristol City …
Flying the rainbow flag for Sochi is a nice gesture, but western nations should look at our own treatment of LGBT peopleMaking fun of homophobes is a …
Forget about the fifth snowflake – the Olympic pageant tried to create a new, post-Soviet cultural canon – and it largely workedIn the weeks before the Winter …
The BBC commentators who whooped with delight were hardly the first to cross over the line from enthusiasm to excessThe ancient Olympic Games were a cutthroat affair. The competitors’ …
Out of the many problems with the Olympics, the global outcry and outpouring of resources seems loudest to aid the dogsIt’s hard to know where to start …
My boycott may not change the world, but it’s the only economic decision I can live with. Consumers do have some powerThe Sochi Olympics have barely started, but their beginnings …
The UN secretary general has called for an open and equal Games, let’s hope they become memorable for positive reasonsAs we in Britain should know better than …
Putin’s winter Olympic comments and Silvester’s flood warnings remind us that one can get remarkably far in life while being utterly confused about gay peopleAnd so we …
A CNN report raises questions about college athletes’ grades. The reality is even scholar-athletes struggle with all the demandsIn 2005, I was a senior in …
Motor racing’s ringmaster now faces civil actions and criminal charges – but if he goes, do we want a sport run by bureaucrats?Just 24 hours before this week’s announcement …
Figure skating politics is vicious precisely because the stakes are so small. This year it’s Ashley Wagner versus Mirai NagasuThere are skills in this world one …
It will have taken courage to come out, but Hitzlsperger has helped the next generation of sportsmen take that difficult stepI’ve been a fan of Thomas Hitzlsperger since I …