Augusta National is seared in the memories of many as the venue for Rory McIlroy's biggest heartbreak. How poetic it would prove if the Northern Irishman were to reannounce himself as the best golfer in the world at next week's Masters.
At the time it felt like an existential disaster, a blow to the credibility of the Grand National from which it might never recover.
Three weeks after one of the coldest Cheltenham Festivals that anyone can remember, National Hunt racing will reconvene in the north-west of England on Thursday afternoon, still in the warmest of overcoats and with the bitter wind a constant reminder that this is the winter code.
Rory McIlroy resembles a student cramming before a crucial exam.
Twelve holes into his Shell Houston Open third round, Rory McIlroy had cause to wonder whether he had done the right thing by entering next week's PGA Tour event in San Antonio.
Blade Runner is free to roam the world.
Tom Daley's 28in-waist, red, white and blue Olympic trunks have become a museum piece, exhibited alongside a Bradley Wiggins yellow jersey and costumes from last year's opening ceremony.
The sporting world seemed poised to give the cold shoulder to Oscar Pistorius after a court in South Africa allowed the Olympic and Paralympic star to return to international competition.
The women's 1500m Olympic champion, Cakir Alptekin, faces a second potential ban from sport after blood "abnormalities" were discovered during her biological passport testing, the International Association of Athletics Federations confirmed on Friday.
HSBC takes a stab at wacky correlations between the performance of the 28 teams taking part in Hong Kong's most celebrated annual three-day sporting event, the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens, and economic trends.
“I’ve done my back in again lifting that trophy,” joked Gary Anderson upon being asked for his first thoughts after retaining the enormous Sid Waddell World Championship prize.
Magnus Carlsen’s bold decision to play in an open tournament, the first reigning world champion to do so since Boris Spassky in 1971, paid off handsomely this week at Qatar when the 25-year-old Norwegian won first prize unbeaten on 7/9 with one of his best performances. He tied with Yu Yangyi, then crushed his Chinese rival 2-0 in the speed tie-break.
Horse racing will have a new home on terrestrial television from next year, ITV having won the rights from Channel 4 in a new four-year deal to be announced imminently.