Tom McGurk

Tom McGurk

Articles by Tom McGurk

Fans left sidelined in sport’s creed of greed

Fans left sidelined in sport’s creed of greed

Dodgy deals and rivers of cash – now its football’s turn to squirm in the mad-money world of professional sport

Tom McGurk: Face-to-face fight for hearts and minds

Tom McGurk: Face-to-face fight for hearts and minds

The first of three US presidential debates takes place tomorrow - can the carefully choreographed format influence the outcome?

David Cameron’s Libyan legacy to haunt EU

David Cameron’s Libyan legacy to haunt EU

Cameron promised aid to jubilant crowds in Benghazi following Gaddafi’s death, but now the country is a failed state and the the Isis terrorist gateway into Europe

Tom McGurk: Will migrants join the new ‘useless’ class?

Tom McGurk: Will migrants join the new ‘useless’ class?

Peter Sutherland is urging Europe to take more migrants. But with a changing future, what can we do with them?

Apple: Poor Paddy gets a belt of the Brussels blackthorn

Apple: Poor Paddy gets a belt of the Brussels blackthorn

An EU commissioner, exuding authoritarian threat, has publicly put manners on us. Do we have to lie down and take it?

Tom McGurk: How sport has sold its soul

Tom McGurk: How sport has sold its soul

Our great amateur games can teach the world a thing or two about the dignity of contests where making millions isn’t the greatest prize

Tom McGurk: Swallowing an Olympian deluge of drivel

Tom McGurk: Swallowing an Olympian deluge of drivel

It’s high time we woke up and stopped falling for the cheesy nonsense of the IOC’s five-ring circus

Beginning of an inglorious end for Donald Trump

Beginning of an inglorious end for Donald Trump

The Donald is not only his own worst enemy but also possibly his own last major supporter

Why the IOC has failed the Olympic Games

Why the IOC has failed the Olympic Games

Organisation may be incapable of protecting the Olympics from cheats and opportunistic criminals

Defeating an enemy in love with death

Defeating an enemy in love with death

We may have to yield up personal freedoms to tackle the storm of random attacks sweeping Europe

Tom McGurk: Coup must cool EU expansion ardour

Tom McGurk: Coup must cool EU expansion ardour

The European Union is at a crossroads, and there are large Turkish tanks rolling across it

Face it, we’re no big deal to Merkel and Co

Face it, we’re no big deal to Merkel and Co

The fact is that the EU, not us, will handle the Brexit negotiations between Britain and Ireland

Blustering Tony Blair still a victim of his ego

Blustering Tony Blair still a victim of his ego

His extraordinary press conference performance after the Chilcot report shows he’s still convinced he did the right thing

Ireland’s Euro fan club is stuck in denial

Ireland’s Euro fan club is stuck in denial

We will be relying on the kindness of the EU to get a deal out of Brexit, and they didn’t show us much charity during the banking crisis

Tom McGurk: Brexit may have saved European democracy

Tom McGurk: Brexit may have saved European democracy

The Leave vote was the British people’s version of A Nation Once Again