The millions earned by the West Brom football player have not been enough to immunise him from hate.
As Skyfall opens on the big screen, Richard Williams remembers Ian Fleming's ambitious gamble in The Spy Who Loved Me.
The Germans have won the European Cup before and have the advantage of playing the final in their own Arena this Saturday. Richard Williams reports
Carlos Tevez has returned to the Man City fold and presents a whole new threat to opposing teams as he seems to have not lost his capabilities at all.
André Villas-Boas has never convinced at Chelsea, but the bigger mistakes have been made by an owner who has made the next manager's job even harder.
With two cyclists banned for doping, we are left to examine our own conclusions, wonder how it really feels to be Lance Armstrong.
What were the odds of seeing one of the most urbane and sophisticated coaches in world football reduced to impersonating Private Eye's Ron Knee
Two books explain the encounters of cycling's biggest event the Tour de France's rich history and present.