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History rewritten as wrestler Louis Bruce revealed as Britain’s first black Olympian

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A feat of detective work – plus the chance discovery of dozens of well-preserved documents at a wrestling club in Wigan – has unlocked a remarkable secret that rewrites more than 100 years of British Olympic history, ...

Louis Hanson: il 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)

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You’re about to take a journey through the inside of my mind. Take a seat and make yourself comfortable. I hope you like what I’ve done with the place. To the left you’ll find a bunch of old MySpace HTML codes, Spice ...

The fight to oust Louis DeJoy and his ‘disastrous’ austerity plan

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The US postmaster general, Louis DeJoy, has drawn criticism over changes made to the US Postal Service since Donald Trump appointed him in May 2020, which have included delays in services, cuts and consolidation effor...

Louis Rees-Zammit: ‘I obviously wasn’t suited to the Lions’ gameplan in South Africa’

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Imagine being so quick you genuinely believe you could race anyone over 100m. Even if their name is Usain Bolt and you are a 20‑year‑old Welsh rugby player. “I’d 100% race him but I think I’d get smashed,” says Louis ...

Louis Wain’s anthropomorphic cats to go on display at Bethlem museum

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“He has made the cat his own,” HG Wells once said of Louis Wain. “English cats that do not look and live like Louis Wain cats are ashamed of themselves.” A hundred years ago Wain was a household name, his instantly re...

Louis van Gaal may be rude and stubborn but his vision should be celebrated

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The 70-year-old walks over to the 24-year-old and peers at what he is watching. His hands flick out in a shrug of incomprehension. “Are these cars racing now?” he asks, bewildered. “Do you really enjoy watching this? ...

Louis Lynagh keen to keep fairytale rise going at first England training camp

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Louis Lynagh has one major concern about his first England training camp this weekend: what to wear. There have been a few faux pas in the past: Dylan Hartley would often recall how he once turned up in flip-flops, wh ...

Louis Lynagh double leads champions Harlequins to opening win at Newcastle

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Coaches are fond of saying the season is a marathon and not a sprint but, whatever the length of the race, it helps to get off to a good start. Harlequins, the defending champions who beat Exeter in the greatest final...

Louis Armstrong and the spy: how the CIA used him as a ‘trojan horse’ in Congo

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It was a memorable evening: Louis Armstrong, his wife and a diplomat from the US embassy were out for dinner in a restaurant in what was still Léopoldville, capital of the newly independent Congo. The trumpeter, singe...

Jazz on a Summer’s Day review – Louis, Mahalia, Monk and more shine bright on stage

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This rerelease of Bert Stern’s filmed record of the 1958 Newport jazz festival happens to arrive in the UK just after Summer of Soul, about the 1969 Harlem cultural festival, known then as the “Black Woodstock”. Entrambi ...

Louis van Gaal named as Netherlands manager for third time

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Louis van Gaal was named on Wednesday as the new manager of the Netherlands, signing a deal through to next year’s World Cup final in Qatar. It is the third time he will take charge of his national team, with his late...

Louis Oosthuizen conduce al round finale dopo l'ululato di Jordan Spieth

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Non c'è da stupirsi che Jordan Spieth abbia battuto una frettolosa ritirata dal 18esimo green. Era appena stato coinvolto in quel tipo di momento dell'orrore che definisce i campionati e innesca gli incubi per l'individuo coinvolto. Se il texano, Oms ...

Louis Oosthuizen enters Open record books on fine Friday night

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For a Friday evening spell, as shadows lengthened and flags sat limp on the Kent coast, it became a question of how many players Louis Oosthuizen could knock out of the 149th Open Championship. The unflappable South A...

Louis Oosthuizen storms to early Open lead but Jordan Spieth close behind

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Jordan Spieth’s woes after winning the 2017 Open Championship were such that he had cause to ponder whether he had fallen victim to some form of Royal and Ancient curse. Spieth looked invincible at Royal Birkdale in J...

Shane Lowry fails to fire at Open as farmer Louis Oosthuizen makes hay

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The first morning of the Open and plenty of attention was on Shane Lowry, the defending champion, and Jon Rahm, the pre-tournament favourite. Louis Oosthuizen almost sneaked on to the first tee in comparison. But as t...

Louis Andriessen: six of the best

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Louis Andriessen, who died yesterday, was a major figure in new music for more than half a century. He began his career as a fully paid-up member of the European avant garde – his teachers included Luciano Berio, e ...

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