Return to Apeldoorn has a sentimental ring to it, but there is an edge to the next three days for Great Britain's track cyclists, whose last major event was in the Omnisport indoor velodrome, the world championships in March.
A disciplinary inquiry which could end the careers of four jockeys and a trainer will begin at the British Horseracing Authority's headquarters in High Holborn on Thursday morning.
At the high court, the high-profile trial of two alleged Pakistani spot-fixers continues amid staggering claims about the alleged scale of the problem.
Kieren Fallon feels that his fellow jockeys are being bullied by racing's ruling body and should be prepared to push back.
On the far side of Feroz Shah Kotla, directly opposite the dressing rooms and towering over the scoreboard, there is an advertisement, a giant photograph of a figure, bat over shoulder, looking down moodily over proceedings.
After a poor sequence of results since his last win at the Nürburgring in July, Lewis Hamilton has insisted the only issues he faces are on the track, not in his personal life.
The new ruling by the International Association of Athletics Federations that times set by female runners in mixed races will not count in the record books has been criticised by Paula Radcliffe, who argues that it discriminates against women.
Tennis great Rafael Nadal is one of the most obsessive, ritual-oriented players on the tour. And part of that ritual now includes a $690,000 watch.
The fastest man on the planet has targeted his retirement and hopes he's still at the top.
Robert Critchley looks at the history and present day of two famous Rugby League clubs who face off in presitigious circumstances this weekend; it's Wigan versus Hull.