The Ryder Cup sails into uncharted waters next October – and not just because, should the meteorological combination of Scotland + autumn x Celtic Manor 2010 hold true, Gleneagles will be battered by so much rain that half the estate will aquaplane up the A9 towards Perth.
Lance Armstrong cried and admitted he was "sick" and "narcissistic" in the second round of his confessional TV interview with Oprah Winfrey, but avoided fleshing out his earlier, limited confession to having cheated his way to the pinnacle of world cycling.
The American ritual of celebrity confession and redemption is an exercise in having your cake and eating it too.
However queasy the prospect of Lance Armstrong "coming clean" under the Oprah Winfrey spotlight on Thursday night tonight may make you feel, one thing cannot be denied.
Lance Armstrong's decision to appear on Oprah Winfrey's OWN network on Thursday and confess that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career has precipitated a cascade of potential legal consequences.
It is now absolutely clear that Lance Armstrong will make some form of admission in Thursday's interview with Oprah Winfrey to the dope-cheating that the Usada report called "the great heist sport has ever seen".
According to Ivan Lendl, the Andy Murray project is going pretty much to plan, but he not only expects more, he demands it.
It took years of defiant rejection of his critics, recovery from cancer, seven now-discredited Tour de France victories and a position at the heart of the "most sophisticated doping programme sport has ever seen".
Rory McIlroy has floated the possibility of not playing in the 2016 Olympic Games, so as to avoid conflict over which country he chooses to represent.
Phil Taylor defeated Michael Van Gerwen to lift the Sid Waddell trophy and become 16-time champion of the world on New Years Day. But is the sport often maligned for its athletic aptitude becoming more the peoples game than football?
The former football player and Match of the Day presenter Jimmy Hill has died aged 87, his agent has announced.
Tony McCoy is to receive the lifetime achievement award at this year’s Sports Personality of the Year show on Sunday.
Northern Ireland’s main gay and feminist rights organisations will picket Sports Personality of the Year over the addition of the world boxing heavyweight champion Tyson Fury to the shortlist for the Belfast event.