Nike's Vaporfly running shoes reportedly shave several percentage points off a runner's race time.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 12:22

OMA's Brighton College is imperfect but welcome

OMA's design for the School of Science and Sport at Brighton College might not be an obvious fit for the independent school, but its novel form is a welcome addition to the existing campus architecture

Published in News

From the clean lines of court markings on terracotta clay, to the cut of a tennis dress’ pleat, tennis is a sport defined by refined design

Published in Features

Populous’s new structure for the MCC is technologically accomplished but feels like a missed opportunity

Published in News
Friday, 09 June 2017 16:44

Rethink: Cricket

London studio NB offers a helping hand as the summer game struggles out of its white trousers and tries to fit into something a little more urban

Published in Rethink

Any lasting impact will be to tourism and gentrification rather than the impoverished favelas, says Will Henley

Published in Features
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 00:00


Praline designs a new identity for the international football federation, whose brand has been tarnished in recent years by allegations of corruption

Published in Rethink
Thursday, 13 August 2015 00:00

Jaime Hayon's Game On

The designer’s Game On series for Galerie Kreo brings the familiar elements of sports equipment into the rarefied world of luxury design, says Riya Patel

Published in News
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:52

Post-match analysis: Sporting legacy

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil rekindled the debate about the legacy of global sporting events. But few people made the case for the aesthetic qualities of the stadiums – or the way that they have reclaimed the country's modernist heritage, says Tim Abrahams

Published in Features
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 00:00

Arena do Morro

Herzog & de Meuron has turned an unfinished shed into an adaptable, light-filled sports hall in a deprived quarter of the Brazilian city of Natal

Published in News
Thursday, 15 January 2015 00:00

Prosthetics: Someone else’s shoes

The carbon-fibre blades worn by Paralympic athletes have changed people's expectations of prostheses. But they also raise difficult questions about how the design of artificial limbs can constrict the user's identity

Published in Features
Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:08

Formula 1 cars

There are few things more graceful than a classic sports car. So why are today's machines so spectacularly vulgar?

Published in Crimes Against Design
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

30 years ago, Deborah Sussman's "look" for the 1984 Olympics turned LA into a sporting carnival. Bright, brash and full of optimism, here are some posters and photographs from the event

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 27 November 2014 02:00

Singapore National Stadium

Singapore's new National Stadium has the world's largest single-span dome. And by leaving it open at one end, its designers have given the multi-purpose pitch one of the most beautiful backdrops in sport

Published in Features
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 14:49

The photo finish

First used to expose corruption in horse racing, the eerie photographs taken by finish-line cameras have become the defining images of the world's most dramatic races

Published in Icon of the Month
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 13:29

Icon 137: Sport

Out on 3 October, our November issue looks at wearable tech, Singapore's national stadium, prosthetics and the politics of sporting legacy

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 14:43

Chasing Time

Olympic Museum, Lausanne
5 June 2014 – 18 January 2015

Published in Diary