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It finally hit me yesterday. I ran the London Marathon. It's taken just over four months, but the struggle of a three-miler around Edgware reminded me just how far 26.2 miles is. I’m now ready to talk about it. My marathon journey wasn't exactly plain sailing. I...

The clocks going back last Sunday heralded the end of British Summer Time. For the next five months, Saturday afternoon’s 3 o’clock matches will be played out with the help of towering artificial light. The yellow footballs are out (for the privileged, at least) and the real non-league...

The big hitters 99% Invisible Probably my favourite podcast of 2016. 99% Invisible is a weekly, 20-odd minute podcast broadly about design, but more to the point, it's about the design that might go unnoticed, or we take for granted. There's not many other podcasts where you...

In a season where absolutely nothing has gone right on the pitch for Villa, it seemed a misjudged time to release a new badge for the club a few days before the club's inevitable relegation is confirmed. Stories of the rebrand costing £2m were grossly misjudged, of...

U.S. Sassuolo are surprise contenders in the Italian Serie A this season. And what's not to like about their home kit? The green and black compliment each other superbly, and the oversized sponsors look like something straight out of the 80s. ...