Sport

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Sports, culture and fashion

The groups and individuals changing society through sport and the creative arts

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community
Community

We started as a boxing gym – now we’re a whole community

Elite Boxing in Bolton is not only training future Olympians, but making a difference to the lives of local people

Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI’s James Harkin
Books

Top 5 quite interesting books about sport – selected by QI’s James Harkin

From the use of darts in conflict to 80s America, James Harkin picks five of the most interesting books on sport

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?
John Bird

The debris of history surrounds us. So why are we still making the same mistakes?

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here’s how to kick it out for good
Football

Football fans are fed up of racism, sexism and homophobia. Here’s how to kick it out for good

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Arsenal star Bukayo Saka shares advice for tackling social media hate and online trolls
FOOTBALL

Arsenal star Bukayo Saka shares advice for tackling social media hate and online trolls

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness
Football world cup

As the Lionesses played in the World Cup Final, this tournament showed how women’s football tackles homelessness

Sport is not just life and death. It’s far more important than that
Opinion

Sport is not just life and death. It’s far more important than that

England legend Fara Williams: ‘Young girls can dream of being a professional footballer now’
Football

England legend Fara Williams: ‘Young girls can dream of being a professional footballer now’

Four things we learned from the Homeless World Cup
Football

Four things we learned from the Homeless World Cup

Peter Crouch: ‘Being tall was my superpower’
Letter to my Younger Self

Peter Crouch: ‘Being tall was my superpower’

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack
recommended

Top 5 books on British women in sport, chosen by Suzanne Wrack

All the amazing things Sadio Mané has done for charity
Sport

All the amazing things Sadio Mané has done for charity

John McAvoy was one of Britain’s most wanted criminals. Now he’s an athlete changing the lives of vulnerable young people
Sport

John McAvoy was one of Britain’s most wanted criminals. Now he’s an athlete changing the lives of vulnerable young people

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights
Culture

National Vendor Week: Big Issue sellers pick their favourite cultural highlights

John Motson: ‘Life has worked out pretty well’
Sport

John Motson: ‘Life has worked out pretty well’

‘I feel extremely conflicted’: England fans on whether they’re watching the World Cup
Qatar World Cup

‘I feel extremely conflicted’: England fans on whether they’re watching the World Cup

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction
Qatar World Cup

Qatar World Cup: Experts share how to spot the warning signs of gambling addiction

How Qatar’s only LGBTQ+ fan group is raising awareness during World Cup games
Qatar World Cup

How Qatar’s only LGBTQ+ fan group is raising awareness during World Cup games

How can I protest the Qatar World Cup? Here are the options
Qatar World Cup

How can I protest the Qatar World Cup? Here are the options

How fans and players around the world are protesting the Qatar World Cup
Qatar World Cup

How fans and players around the world are protesting the Qatar World Cup

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John Vercher: We now know contact sports are dangerous – so is it ethical to watch them?
Books

John Vercher: We now know contact sports are dangerous – so is it ethical to watch them?

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football
Gambling

Meet the former gambling addicts fighting to get betting ads kicked out of football

Street Soccer Nations Cup: The football tournament that changes lives
FOOTBALL

Street Soccer Nations Cup: The football tournament that changes lives

Why I ran 35 marathons in 35 days
Books

Why I ran 35 marathons in 35 days