Stories with the Tag: sport

How the Basque Country Became the Hotbed of Spanish Football.

How the Basque Country Became the Hotbed of Spanish Football.

This country within a country has long been the breeding ground for Spain’s top stars, but so fiercely proud are the Basque Country’s two biggest club sides that they are unique in world football. The Game columnist Andy Murray explains how.

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How does men’s football in the UK learn from 30 years of silence?

Last month, Jake Daniels became the first active professional footballer to come out as gay in UK football for three decades. The Game columnist Andy Murray asks why nobody before a 17-year-old forward for second-tier Blackpool with one senior appearance to his name felt able to be themselves…

Women in Formula 1 – The Legacy of Lella Lombardi. IMAGO archive.

Women in Formula 1 – The Legacy of Lella Lombardi. IMAGO archive.

The only woman in history to score in a Formula 1 Grand Prix – Lella Lombardi defied the odds. Raised by a butcher in rural Italy and racing boys on motorbikes, she became a beacon for women in motorsport. Today, 1.5 percent of all licensed motorsport drivers worldwide are female but change is on the horizon.

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