On the Run
Meet the Man Who's Just Run an Ultra Marathon on All Seven Continents
Joel Runyon completed the challenge to raise money for Pencils of Promise, a charity that builds schools in the developing world.
The F1 Logo Controversy
The Hidden Optical Illusion In the Formula 1 Logo is Tearing us Apart
How much of our world is true to reality, and how much is an interpretation formed by our own beliefs and prejudices?
Le Tournoi de France
Remembering Roberto Carlos' Immortal Goal at Le Tournoi
It has been 20 years since Le Tournoi gave soccer one of the greatest goals of all time. Roberto Carlos' strike lit up the competition, but it was England who triumphed in this oft-forgotten international contest.
A Political Bloodsport: The Hunting Act in 2017 and Beyond
Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed her support for fox hunting last month and promised a free vote during the next parliament, but the bloodsport has never been more unpopular.
The Jewish Boxing Champion Who Fell in With Britain's Fascists
A star of boxing during the early years of the twentieth century, Ted ‘Kid’ Lewis ranks among the finest fighters Britain has ever produced. But, when his career in the ring was over, the former champion had a strange dalliance with far-right politics.
ron and reg in the ring
The Kray Twins and Boxing: Remembering a Lifelong Passion for Violence
From the boxing booths of East London, the Kray Twins rose to become Britain’s most notorious criminals of the 1960s. Here, we take a deep dive into their lifelong passion for the sweet science.
the urge to merge
When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Soccer Club Mergers
Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
marathons for the mind
Meet the British Runner Tackling 44 Marathons in 44 Days
Peter Thompson is about to tackle a marathon in every country in Europe over 44 consecutive days. We spoke to him about what inspired this challenge, as well as his plans to run laps of Vatican City.
mysterious minor royals
The Mysterious Nigerian Prince Who Scammed His Way Into Owning an F1 Team
Ahead of the 1999 season, a Nigerian prince became the co-owner of Formula 1 stalwarts Arrows. Before the campaign was over he had disappeared, leaving the team in the lurch and considerable confusion as to his motives.
disciples of michael schumacher
In Conversation With Esteban Ocon, France's Newest Formula 1 Star
VICE Sports sat down with rising F1 star Esteban Ocon to discuss the new grand prix season, his old rivalry with Max Verstappen, and looking down on his rivals as the tallest driver on the grid.
luis suarez clutching his throat in faux agony
Is Cheating Acceptable in Soccer if it Makes for Great Entertainment?
Barcelona's triumph over Paris Saint-Germain was an incredible sporting achievement, if you ignore the comical dive by Luis Suarez to win a vital penalty. But when the outcome is so enthralling, should we simply turn a blind eye to cheating?
football in literature
Sexuality and Identity in Soccer: In Conversation with Author Ross Raisin
In his new novel, 'A Natural', Ross Raisin explores life at the bottom of the football food chain and the question of sexuality and identity within the game. We spoke to him about the book.