The War & Peace of sport

Jarrod Landells read an all-time tale of Cold War tensions, aliens and fashion model world champions…in Chess. What’s your favourite online piece of sport writing?

Almanac Trade Week

The Almanac and the AFL are joining forces in the first ever trade week for footy writers. Some of the old stagers will be put out to pasture or writing in new colours next season (according to Peter Baulderstone). Any other nominations?

The Almanackers: H is for Holt

H is for Holt (all four of them) and for quite a few other Almanac writers. Read about the Hs and think about supporting our campaign.

Dear Almanac: Thanks for the gift that’s kept on giving

Sean Curtain, as honest and self-effacing as ever, pays tribute to the writing and reading community that is the Almanac.

[Thanks for these words Sean, and especially for all the words you have penned over the last three years – Ed]