Boris Starling

Boris Starling is an award-winning author, screenwriter and journalist. He has ghosted the autobiographies of Sam Warburton, Siya Kolisi and Frankie Dettori.

This is how it ends: the whimper, or the bang

Senna dives into the high-speed Tamburello corner and never comes out of it

That 1999 Tour needed Armstrong quite as much as he needed it

Klopp is the air-punching booming-laugh extrovert; Guardiola the turtleneck-wearing, obsessively professorial introvert

The kind of skill that makes the breath catch in thousands of throats at once

Why are some athletes better in teams than on their own?

Remembering a classic British race

In football, a number is more than just a number

The simultaneous glory and tragedy of sport

Football needs more respect for referees