April 2010

Athlete at centre of gender dispute announces comeback

The 19-year-old South African runner Caster Semenya has not run in formal competition since her gender became an issue at last summer's World Athletics Championships in Berlin writes Sophie Taylor. However, Semenya says she plans to return to athletics thi ...

How to get your letter to Obama

Eli Saslow "Memorandum to the President", read a sheet clipped to the folder. "Per your request, we have attached 10 pieces of unvetted correspondence addressed to you."Inside, American President Barack Obama found crinkled notebook pages, smudged ink, cur ...

A comedic force to be reckoned with

James Combes - The-Latest comedy writerThere are few rules to stand-up comedy. But if there is one piece of advice that will serve the comedian well, it is this: start and finish with your best material. Start with a bang and finish with an explosion. Do t ...

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