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    1. August 14, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Mo Farah and Phelps scoop gold

      The British sequel can’t live up to the original During the London Olympics in 2012, Great Britain had its most...

    2. August 14, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Mo Farah and Phelps scoop gold

      The British sequel can’t live up to the original During the London Olympics in 2012, Great Britain had its most...

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      We celebrate the 30th anniversary of the FT’s Watches & Jewellery report, covering eve...
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    1. August 13, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Coronation for Sir Bradley and alpha Ervin

      Coronation for Sir Bradley Sir Bradley Wiggins has few awards left to receive. Knighted after becoming the first...

    2. August 12, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Samba girls and a gold for Fiji

      Team GB sprints to gold in the velodrome Britain’s men’s team sprinters Philip Hindes, Jason Kenny and Callum Skinner...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      August 10, 2016

      Reaching for gold

      Men’s 200m Butterfly Final. Michael Phelps of USA competes on his way to winning the gold medal ...

    4. August 10, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Plea for Brazil fans to stop booing Neymar

      Misfiring Neymar ‘could leave the team’ over boos Brazil’s star striker, Neymar, could walk out on the country’s...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      August 9, 2016

      Phelps competes in Rio

      United States’ Michael Phelps competes in a men’s 200-meter butterfly heat during the swimming competitions at the 2016...

    6. August 8, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: is Michael Phelps the most successful Olympian?

      The Olympics are well underway, and one of the most prominent narratives around the Rio Games is that of whether the...

    7. August 7, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Katie Ledecky, swimmer who may well be the world’s best athlete

      Early in her career, American swimmer Katie Ledecky underwent an “Elite Athlete Health Profile”, a test designed to...

    8. August 5, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: How to judge if the games are a success

      The Olympics have begun in Rio de Janeiro — and the fears that the host city is not ready are well known. Brazil is in...

    9. July 29, 2016

      Olympic style: the good, the bad and the crazy

      Last June in Esquire, the magazine I work for, we published an entirely subjective list of the most stylish sportsmen...

    10. June 2, 2016

      Ahead of the Olympics, how sport and watches became indivisible

      The Beijing Olympics, 2008. The 100-metre men’s butterfly final. US swimmer Michael Phelps is chasing his seventh gold...

    11. The World

      September 25, 2013

      From Wacko Birds to Michael Phelps: 10 things you should know about Senator Ted Cruz

      Ted Cruz takes the Senate floor Ten things about Senator Ted Cruz, 42, the junior senator from Texas, who has been...

    12. FT Tech Hub

      May 16, 2013

      Speedo helps London startup make a splash

      Splashpath founder Dan Morgan (left) with Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps London startup Active in Time has taken the...

    13. October 12, 2012

      Teeing up a new investment

      It is that time of the year again. The rich and famous are descending on my corner of Scotland for the Dunhill Cup, a...

    14. August 13, 2012

      Social media could turn athlete earnings gold

      Olympic athletes are returning home from the London Games, hoping to extend their peak period for endorsement earnings...

    15. August 12, 2012

      Olympians have much to offer the world after sport

      It’s all over. The Olympians are leaving London and, after taking a break, will begin to prepare for the next...

    16. August 10, 2012

      A letter from America to beatific Olympic Britain

      Two nations, notoriously divided by that common language, have been watching the games. One has been doing so rather...

    17. August 4, 2012

      Historic day for Team GB

      In what was the greatest night in the past century of British athletics, there were gold medals for Mo Farah in the...

    18. August 4, 2012

      Phelps ends Olympic career with 18th gold

      Michael Phelps brought to an end an unparalleled career on Saturday as he bowed out of the Olympics with 18 gold medals...

    19. August 2, 2012

      Velodrome sprint master lets games find its stride

      As the UK’s gold medal total reached respectability, victory for Sir Chris Hoy, British flag-bearer at the opening...

    20. August 1, 2012

      Women rowers end wait for first GB gold

      Great Britain’s wait for an Olympic gold medal ended in style on Wednesday with two victories, as Tour de France winner...

    21. August 1, 2012

      NBC shows perfect logic but a prime time farce

      This weekend, NBC kicked off its expensive coverage of the London Olympics by cutting out the part of the opening...

    22. July 31, 2012

      Phelps breaks record for most medals

      The great Michael Phelps duly broke the Olympic record for the most number of medals won by any athlete, adding a...

    23. July 31, 2012

      Ye Shiwen hits back at critics

      Ye Shiwen on Tuesday night hit back at the whispering voices who doubt whether she is “clean”, accusing them of bias...

    24. July 31, 2012

      Timekeeper tracks athletes to a fraction

      Peter Hürzeler’s job has kept him away from home for 3,708 days since 1970, a calculation that only someone in his...

    25. July 30, 2012

      NBC Olympics coverage draws fire

      Comcast’s NBCUniversal has faced fierce criticism on social media for its time-delayed Olympics coverage. But viewing...

    26. July 30, 2012

      Daley misses out as crowds flock to Greenwich

      Diver Tom Daley failed in his attempt to build on Great Britain’s first two medals of the London games, on the day that...

    27. July 29, 2012

      Lochte deals blow to Phelps medal chase

      It was supposed to mark the start of Michael Phelps’ procession towards becoming the most decorated athlete in Olympic...

    28. July 25, 2012

      Social media make mark at London games

      Days after Gabrielle Douglas, the American gymnast, made the US Olympic team, the 16-year-old posted to Twitter a...

    29. Material World

      July 23, 2012

      Are the Olympics really a shopping opportunity?

      Yesterday the relaxation of the UK’s Sunday trading laws during Olympic season (aka until sept 9) went into effect. Now...

    30. June 9, 2012

      Larisa Latynina, USSR

      Rome, 1960 Gymnastics The 1960 gymnastic events were held in the ancient ruins of the Terme di Caracalla, the baths of...

    31. May 26, 2012

      Watch the real Olympic relay – on eBay

      Talk about getting into the spirit of the Olympics: within hours of the London 2012 flame being lit, eBay was filling...

    32. January 11, 2010

      The case of the digital and technological revolution

      Case studies are a favourite teaching tool of many business schools as a way of delivering their message to their MBA...

    33. January 10, 2010

      A case of digital revolution

      Case studies are a favourite teaching tool of many business schools as a way of delivering their message to their MBA...

    34. August 4, 2009

      The need to get ready for ever tougher competition

      When it comes to battling with the competition, where do you draw the line? Is all fair in love, war and business? The...

    35. August 3, 2009

      Stefan Stern: The rules of engagement

      When it comes to battling with the competition, where do you draw the line? Is all fair in love, war and business? The...

    36. July 15, 2009

      Taiwan races against China shadow

      Beijing asserted its place on the world stage last summer with an eye-popping opening ceremony for the 2008 Olympic...

    37. July 14, 2009

      Taiwan races against China shadow

      By Robin Kwong in Kaohsiung Beijing asserted its place on the world stage last summer with an eye-popping opening...

    38. May 15, 2009

      First Person: Winter

      In 1997, I was working as a computer programmer in the Dallas area and used to hang out in a Starbucks store near my...

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