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  1. FT Photo Diary

    January 24, 2014

    Nadal smashes Federer

    David Gray/Reuters Multiple exposure of Rafael Nadal hitting a return to Roger Federer during their men’s singles semi-final...

  2. January 10, 2014

    Rafa Nadal

    Rafa Nadal does not believe it. He never has and he never will. And that, he maintains, is the secret of his success, the...

  1. October 25, 2013

    New links: making the connection

    Back in 1972, Austria’s Vorarlberger Nachrichten newspaper published an exciting scoop. Plans were afoot, it revealed, to...

  2. Business Blog

    October 23, 2013

    Why has Sir Alex Ferguson spilt the beans on life inside Manchester United?

    There is one question I’ve been struggling to figure out about Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to release his second memoir:...

  3. September 10, 2013

    Nadal defeats Djokovic to win US Open

    NEW YORK, September 9 – Rafael Nadal crowned his brilliant year by defeating world Number one Novak Djokovic 6-2 3-6 6-4 6-1...

  4. July 7, 2013

    At last: a corner of a London field that is for once Britain’s

    Perhaps the most infamous losing run in world sport finally came to an end yesterday, when Andy Murray reclaimed the London...

  5. FT Photo Diary

    May 29, 2013

    Service action at Roland Garros

    Philippe Wojazer/Reuters Roger Federer of Switzerland, the world-ranked number 3 player, serves to Somdev Devvarman of...

  6. FT Alphaville

    May 17, 2013

    "This is Lake Wobegone upside-down"

    The quote is from Gerard Minack, Morgan Stanley’s celebrated equity strategist, based in Australia. He retired from the bank...

  7. April 26, 2013

    A question of sportswear

    For an armchair spectator, it’s hard not to engage in a little fantasy football of the personal kind. With the right diet,...

  8. September 11, 2012

    Murray topples Djokovic to win US open

    NEW YORK – His considerable lead, and a chance at history, slipping away, Andy Murray dug deep for stamina and mental...

  9. August 5, 2012

    World unites to marvel at Bolt’s triumph

    After a weekend that the British spent absorbed in self-congratulation, the Olympic stadium, the nation and the world had to...

  10. August 5, 2012

    Bolt ends doubts with storming win

    Usain Bolt stormed to victory in the 100m final on Sunday, defending his title and setting a new Olympic record in 9.63...

  11. July 11, 2012

    Britain becomes a sucker for sob story

    Like most British men of my age, I was raised in the belief that boys do not cry. If you could not fight back the tears you...

  12. Westminster Blog

    July 10, 2012

    Live coverage: Agius gives evidence

    Welcome to our live coverage of Marcus Agius’ testimony to MPs. The outgoing Barclays chairman faces questions on...

  13. July 8, 2012

    A Murray defeat, but not quite as usual

    And so it ended as moments of overblown British sporting optimism usually do. Andy Murray, the first home player in the...

  14. July 6, 2012

    Drama as Murray enters tennis history

    Seventy-four years of sporting hurt – more like agony, actually – finally ended on Friday night when Andy Murray became the...

  15. June 25, 2012

    Next national sport agony – tennis

    Barely 13 hours after England made their narrow but time-honoured exit from the European football championships, the next...

  16. December 9, 2011

    Hard to keep your head down

    One of the many remarkable things about Roger Federer – please don’t switch off, this is not, or is not just, another tennis...

  17. August 26, 2011

    Rafa

    Rafael Nadal was just 22 when he won one of the most engrossing encounters in modern sport, beating Roger Federer in the...

  18. June 29, 2011

    Federer era ends - but Murray makes hay

    Roger Federer, perhaps the greatest of all Wimbledonians, maybe even the greatest of all tennis players, had to pack his...

  19. June 24, 2011

    How to talk a good game

    Some people close to me think I’ve got tennis on the brain. The truth is worse; I have tennis in every part of my being. At...

  20. June 24, 2011

    Murray caps biggest night for Centre Court’s roof

    Britain’s Andy Murray took advantage of the Centre Court roof last night to earn himself the weekend off and a place in the...

  21. June 17, 2011

    Dream ticket

    Clash: Björn Borg and John McEnroe before the 1981 Wimbledon singles final, won by the American High Strung: Björn Borg,...

  22. June 13, 2011

    The public image: Credit Suisse

    Client: Credit Suisse Agency: Euro RSCG London Territory: Global Verdict:   Credit Suisse’s new television campaign is not...

  23. April 24, 2011

    Sports stars threaten UK tax boycott

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the leading tennis stars, are “well aware” of the tax burden they face when they appear in...

  24. March 7, 2011

    The public image: Gillette

    Gillette’s ‘Everyday masterpiece’ Client: Gillette Agency: BBDO NY Territory: SoHo, New York Verdict: It isn’t hard to see...

  25. February 25, 2011

    Kitbag: tennis

    Babolat racket holder X12 Rafa Nadal uses the X12 version of this bag. For mere mortals, an X6 (53 litres) should suffice....

  26. January 30, 2011

    Murray flinches in the face of greatness

    As the kids say, OMG! Only on this occasion it stands for “Oh, Murray – Ghastly!” Seventy-five years since a British male...

  27. July 4, 2010

    A gent serves up a classic event

    World number one Rafael Nadal (right) of Spain cruised to his second Wimbledon men’s singles title, with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-4...

  28. June 29, 2010

    Business diary: Ian Ritchie

    The former head of Channel Five, the UK broadcaster, Ian Ritchie is chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. The...

  29. June 28, 2010

    Business diary: Ian Ritchie, Wimbledon

    The 56-year-old former head of Channel Five was appointed chief executive of the All England Lawn Tennis Club in 2005. The...

  30. June 22, 2010

    Governor keeps calm in a crisis

    Bank of England governor Mervyn King was in his usual place in the royal box at Wimbledon for the first day of play - no...

  31. June 18, 2010

    Venus Williams, fashion designer

    Underwear and sport have a long and fruitful association: think David Beckham and those Armani briefs, or Didier Drogba and...

  32. March 18, 2010

    IMG and Globo in emerging markets sports push

    IMG, one of the world's largest sports and entertainment marketing groups, is planning to announce a joint venture with...

  33. March 17, 2010

    IMG goes to Brazil in emerging markets push

    IMG, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment marketing groups, is planning to announce a joint venture with...

  34. February 6, 2010

    Is there nothing this man can’t do?

    From Mr Edward Knighton. Sir, Never mind whether Tyler Brûlé exists (Letters, January 30). We Slow Laners are equally...

  35. January 15, 2010

    Dispatch from Coventry

    Outside it is snowing a little and, as always in Britain in these circumstances, normal life is screeching to a halt. What...

  36. December 19, 2009

    Peaks in a trough year

    Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scores against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last April One of the things I like about the...

  37. December 10, 2009

    Tiger transgressions take their toll

    John Gapper: Tiger Woods' personal crisis shows little sign of receding. Fresh revelations about his "transgressions" keep...

  38. August 31, 2009

    World Diary

    TODAY Business summit opens The International Co-operation Summit begins in Changchun City, China. For four days business...

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