Winning and losing, and how sport gives the lie to ‘equality’.

“’Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all”.

For Tennyson, who wrote this in his poem In Memoriam, longing and loving is what makes us truly human. There have been different kinds of longing this summer. Longing for England to win the World Cup again and bring it home. Longing for our heroes to triumph in tennis and cricket. Continue reading “Winning and losing, and how sport gives the lie to ‘equality’.”

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