Marathon data show gender patterns

Women display far higher variance in pace than men

Sport England urges women to be active

Campaigns aim to encourage female participation in sport

Left, people flee Saigon as the Communists take the city in 1975. Right, Ho Chi Minh City today
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Vietnam: Profitable return

Those displaced by the war are now being encouraged to play a prominent role in the emerging economy

Anderson takes record England Test wicket

Lancashire bowler beats 30-year-old Botham benchmark

Guy Hands weighs bid for LA Fitness chain

Terra Firma owner to join contest for struggling gym operator

Protester disrupts ECB press conference

Woman jumps on podium and flings confetti over Draghi

All Blacks and baseball deliver for TLA

Aim-listed sports agent enjoys 26% rise in profits

Deals raise concerns at Abu Dhabi fund

Private shell companies used to channel contracts

bet365's website

Online gambling makes Stoke woman a billionaire

World’s biggest betting site began in car park hut

Esher and Walton tops earnings table

Chelsea FC players and celebrities call constituency home

Spieth ties record score to win Masters

Texan cards a 70 to complete 18-under total, holding off Mickelson and Rose

Tiger Woods’ decline in graphs

How do the golfer’s 2010 and 2014 slumps in performance compare?

Baseball takes fresh look at Rose saga

Game’s chief promises to take lifetime ban under consideration

Oxford win double in boat race

Women’s teams race on same tidal Thames course as men

Week in Review, April 11

Dimon warns on rules; Mylan targets Perrigo; FedEx and more

Racing industry bets on reform

Grand National will illustrate shift towards gambling via smartphone

Richie Benaud, cricketer, 1930-2015

Omnipresent figure in cricket and father of the modern game

Cricket’s Richie Benaud dies aged 84

Former Australia captain and acclaimed TV commentator was dubbed ‘the voice of cricket’

Women rowers make a splash in sport

Female team takes part in Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race over same course and for equal prize money

Indian ecommerce start-ups eye cricket

Tech groups look to glitzy IPL tournament to raise their profiles

Rugby and American football injuries

Gladiatorial atmosphere fuels fears over health risks

Women in Business — Kristina Koch, MBA student

Business school is a great opportunity for self-development, says former athlete

In charts: how drafting affects triathlon

Exploiting aerodynamics may add excitement but it makes for an unbalanced event

Footgolf steps up when game falls short

Latest attempt to solve the crisis hitting once-mighty game

Music’s Roc-A-Fella sees Tidal’s rise

The rapper-cum-mogul Jay Z has launched a musician’s guild, writes Izabella Kaminska

Cyclists hit UK roads in record numbers

As sportive events grow in popularity five-figure price tags for racing bikes are no longer unusual

FT Masterclass: Table tennis with Tin-Tin Ho

The teenaged champion talks about balancing school and sport

March Madness and the Japanese connection

Non-pro basketball and baseball have a special appeal

Running decides the triathlon medals

Better overall athletes complete the final phase quicker

Jorge Paulo Lemann, a lean, hungry mogul

A tennis star turned financier is slicing into America’s biggest consumer brands

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

Hosts to star in Cricket World Cup climax

Tournament’s success comes amid concerns over future team limits

Premier League scores collective profit

Top English teams keeping lid on wages

Halfords recruits Jill McDonald as CEO

McDonald’s UK head to to replace Matt Davies

Sports and politics often sit ill at ease

Results are rarely good when athletes and politicians swap sides

England could lose Champions League spot

Spain clear at the top of the Uefa coefficient rankings

Small-cap Week, March 21

Imagination Technologies, PV Crystalox, JKX Oil & Gas, and VirtTrade featured

US fitness clubs: spinning out of control

Studios business model is leaving traditional gyms out of breath

My First Million — William Buick

Flat out in the saddle with the up and coming jockey

The Slow Lane: Inspiration v perspiration

Perhaps a lot of rugby has always been prosaic but I struggle to recall such a dearth of poetry