Andrew England get’s a lesson in bowling from former South African cricket bowler Makhaya Ntini at the Buffalo City Pavilion
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Fast bowling with Makhaya Ntini

The retired South African paceman teaches the art of seam and swing — and the need to strut like a model

Changing shape of the America’s Cup

Six teams to battle it out in early stages of sailing classic

The Coach House, North Yorkshire

Barometer: travel. The Coach House, North Yorkshire

A Georgian conversion sets its sights on being a ‘Soho House of the north’

Spencer Brown (centre) plays futsal with the England development squad
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Futsal with the FT

Fast, tactical and all about using your brain, futsal just might be the key to smarter football

Jodie Stimpson
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FT Masterclass: Triathlon with Jodie Stimpson

‘It’s not just swim, bike and run,’ the world number four says. ‘You have to master the transitions’

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FT Masterclass: Hill climbing with Damon Hill

The former Formula One champion shows how to navigate a white-knuckle 300ft ascent in a McLaren supercar

Interview: British cycling star Mark Cavendish

Cycling’s speed king talks about tactics and his complex relationship with fame ahead of the Tour de France

DJing with Eric Wahlforss

The co-founder of SoundCloud and former DJ shows how to spin the decks

Facade of The Great House in Lavenham, Suffolk

Travel: The Great House, Lavenham

Fabulous food in the serene setting of Suffolk’s ‘wonky town’

Anthony Whiteman and Christopher Adams
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FT Masterclass: Running a mile with Anthony Whiteman

The Olympic runner offers tips on how to cover the distance in under four minutes

Quizzing with Kevin Ashman

From ‘Eggheads’ to ‘Mastermind’, he’s the man with all the answers

FT Masterclass: Sculpting with Jonty Hurwitz

Wonga co-founder has turned his hand to sculpture

FT Masterclass: Time trialling with Alex Dowsett

The Commonwealth Games gold medallist on cycling against the clock

FT Masterclass: Personal training with Matt Roberts

How to prepare for a 60-mile ultra-marathon

FT Masterclass: Boxing with Irvine Welsh

The author of ‘Trainspotting’ on how to land the perfect hook

Barometer: Lime Wood, Hampshire

Living is very easy at a luxury New Forest getaway

FT Masterclass: Coding

The Decoded CEO shows Harriet Agnew how to build an app

FT Masterclass: Pickpocketing and how to avoid it

James Freedman, the ‘only honest pickpocket’ in the trade, reveals his secrets

FT Masterclass: Table tennis with Tin-Tin Ho

The teenaged champion talks about balancing school and sport

FT Masterclass: Long jumping with Greg Rutherford

The FT takes a leap of faith into the sandbox with a straight-leg skip, bent-leg scissor and the dribble bleed


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Illustration by Luis Grañena of a globe showing the African continent ©Luis Grañena Here comes Africa

Olusegun Obasanjo

©Shonagh Rae My African utopia