Wimbledon

Spotted: John Bercow back in the Royal Box at Wimbledon

13 July 2017 17:52

Wimbledon wouldn’t be Wimbledon without strawberries and cream, Pimms and…John Bercow in the Royal Box. The speaker of the House…

The Spectator Podcast: Get Boris!

13 July 2017 16:08

On this week’s episode, we look at the runners and riders in the Tory leadership race, the latest development in the…

Tennis is the real loser at Wimbledon this year

8 July 2017 11:30

Twice in the first few days of this year’s Wimbledon, I have been left mystified by the optimism of the…

‘Tennis is a soulless game’: Why I won’t be watching Wimbledon

4 June 2016 13:00

Write about things you really know was the advice Papa Hemingway offered wannabe writers, so here goes: the French Open…

MPs enjoy a summer of freebies

17 August 2015 9:29

With MPs being awarded a 10 per cent pay rise this summer, politicians have been left having to defend their annual salary of…

John Bercow enjoys (yet another) sports jolly

20 July 2015 17:53

Last year John Bercow proudly boasted during an interview with Roger Federer on Radio 4 that he had watched 65…

BBC performs U-turn over Wimbledon 2Day

7 July 2015 12:52

Last night Clare Balding greeted viewers of the BBC’s much lampooned Wimbledon 2Day with the news that they had relocated from…

Andy Murray Joins the Immortals in A Golden Age of Tennis

8 July 2013 14:52

Dunblane yesterday evening and, an hour after Andy Murray has won the men’s singles title at Wimbledon, the streets are…

Audio: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray says he’s ‘a British winner’

7 July 2013 18:08

A Scot has ended Britain’s 77 years of hurt: it’s a glorious day, and Andy Murray’s was a glorious victory.…

Wimbledon & Murray’s Progress

28 June 2009 2:13

Andy Murray serves against Serbia’s Victor Troicki in a Men’s Singles match in the third round of the 2009 Wimbledon…