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
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
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