The Mur de Péguère is a savage little climb, its last four kilometres a narrow tunnel of trees and excited spectators urging on the straining riders.
David Haye has stated his ambition to challenge Vitali Klitschko for the world heavyweight title after his blistering fifth-round knockout of Dereck Chisora.
Francesco Molinari, whether he likes it or not, is doing a rather fine job of laying down an Open Championship marker.
It's all over.
AB de Villiers did not think it was going to be like this.
When he sets out for the Alps on Thursday morning, Bradley Wiggins will become the first British rider to wear the yellow jersey for four days in a single Tour de France, eclipsing the record set by Chris Boardman in 1994 and matched by David Millar in 2000.
Somewhere on the twisting descent from the Côte de Corliertomorrow afternoon Bradley Wiggins will pass the midway point of the 2012 Tour de France, with the yellow jersey on his back for the third day in a row and carrying the expectation of becoming the first British rider to wear it on the podium in Paris.
Inside Nick Kyrgios’s pink headphones, there are probably a thousand loud sounds that drown out the roar of disapproval that visits him almost daily, however many times he says he’s sorry for, well, being Nick.
Wayde van Niekerk became the fourth fastest man in history over 400m as he won his first world championship title, holding off the defending champion LaShawn Merritt and the Olympic gold medalist Kirani James in Beijing.