Jordan Jarrett Bryan is a sports reporter for Channel 4 News.
The thing I love about sport is what it does to people. Not only the athletes themselves, but the supporters and followers of it. Sport can make athletes grow as people, but can also destroy them and turn them into someone they never wanted to be. But it also can make fans say and do things they never thought they'd think or do.
Sport reflects life and is a microcosm of it. Sport can make you laugh or cry, sport can make you laugh till your belly hurts, it can make you rage with anger. Sport can make you see things you never thought you would see. But importantly sport makes you think. Why do we support the team we support, follow the athlete we follow and devote our lives to the sport we do? Surely it’s more than just a geographical, national, gender or technical reason. We invest time in that sport/athlete because we identify with them or that team/person we aspire to be.
Reporting on a fabulous goal, a world class forehand or a great burst of sprinting is what turns me on. But what I live for, just as much as those moments is the sporting moments that make the everyday man go gaga.
It’s the biggest and most powerful body in UK boxing. But the British Boxing Board of Control is in the middle of sports’ latest race row – facing allegations of racial discrimination and victimisation.
After notching up 4 Olympic golds and six world titles – Sir Mo Farah is about to hang up his running shoes for good. He’s pledged to retire from competing after the Great North Run on September 10 – and he’ll be running his last London race this weekend.
Another tumultuous day in Spanish football amid the furore over the behaviour of football federation chief Luis Rubiales. In the latest twist – eleven coaches from the womens national team say they’re resigning en masse in protest. The government, which has called for Mr Rubiales to resign, have called this Spain’s ‘Me-Too’ moment. Jordan Jarrett-Bryan…
It’s the eve of England’s biggest football match since 1966. And the Lionesses have been limbering up in Australia.
Hundreds of women will take to football pitches across England on Sunday as the regional league season begins – just hours after the women’s national team face Spain in the World Cup final in Sydney.
It’s a knee injury which can put an athlete out of action for up to a year – including dozens of elite players who’ve been forced to miss out on the Women’s World Cup.
The heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua will now face Finland’s Robert Helenius at a hastily rearranged bout this weekend at the O2 Arena in London.
Just two months after he was made to step back from presenting Match of the Day for using his social media platforms to express support for migrants and refugees, former England football captain Gary Lineker has been given a human rights award in Italy.
This coming weekend was always going to be a tough one for policing in London. First, there’s the small matter of around 40,000 runners taking part in the London Marathon.
For the first time this season, Premier League football clubs have agreed to allow muslim players to break their Ramadan fast at sundown, which can happen during matches.
Former two-time World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua takes on American Jermaine Franklin.
Mr Lineker was suspended by the BBC on Friday after refusing to apologise for a tweet criticising the government’s asylum seeker policy.
The coorporation has apologised for the disrupted programming saying it’s trying to resolve the issue.
“We have never said that Gary should be an opinion free zone”, the BBC insisted this evening as they announced that Gary Lineker would not be presenting Match of the Day after his series of tweets criticising the government’s asylum policy and comparing their language to Germany in the 1930s.
The race to buy Manchester United is heating up after at least two bidders registered their interest ahead of a soft deadline.