Patrick Kidd

Patrick Kidd writes The Times's diary and Tailender columns, and wrote the parliamentary sketch from 2015-19. His anthology of sketches is called, The Weak Are A Long Time In Politics, and is published by Biteback. He tweets at @patrick_kidd

Should the World Cup be smaller?

Hoping for a golfing renaissance in Rome

Antoine Dupont makes the game look easy

Watching rowing is thirsty work

France’s tennis troubles

Marking the 50 anniversary of a legendary FA cup final

Recalling the Australia cricket team who came to Britain 75 years ago and left unbeaten in 34 matches

James Anderson: the grandfather figure in the England dressing room

The first England Cricket World Cup Champions

Admiring William Webb Ellis’s “fine disregard for the rules”