The Guardians Sports section has made the online transition into a popular and well-respected website, providing news, results, match reports, and live commentaries from a host of different sports.
The Guardian.com's sport coverage has been pioneering in the online newspaper industry in the United Kingdom in offering live coverage of sports, especially football, over the Web.
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There are no cheesy, pre-written ice breakers to be found here. It matches you to other Guardian members based on information from your profile.
It contains nearly all of the content of the newspapers The Guardian and The Observer, as well as a substantial body of web-only work produced by its own staff, including a rolling news service.
As of November 2014, it was the second most popular online newspaper in the UK with over 17 million readers per month; with over 21 million monthly readers, Mail Online was the most popular.
Its popularity soared after the September 11 attacks in the United States in 2001, largely thanks to the diverse range of viewpoints published in The Guardian newspaper.
In May 2007, uk begun an 18-month programme of redesigning and adding features to the entire website, starting with the travel section, then moving through the rest of the site and the front page, finally updating the blogging and community features.
"The Fiver" is a daily, mostly humorous football newsletter, available in the Sports section or via email newsletter, delivered to opt-in subscribers' inboxes at (approximately) 5 pm GST, Monday through Friday (hence the name "Fiver").
It contained comment and opinion pieces from The Guardian and The Observer newspapers, plus contributions from more than 600 other writers.
The section was edited by Natalie Hanman; with Georgina Henry as launch editor.
Guardian Media Group is owned by the Scott Trust, a charitable foundation which aims to ensure the newspaper's editorial independence in perpetuity, maintaining its financial health to ensure it does not become vulnerable to takeover by for-profit media groups, and the serious compromise of editorial independence that this often brings.
uk was launched in 1999, born of the Guardian New Media Lab.
"Comment is free" has merged with The Guardian.com's "Opinion" section, starting in late 2014 with the US edition, and concluding in early 2015 with the UK edition.